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Jeff Whetstone’s “The Batture Ritual” featured at UNO St. Claude Gallery

December 12, 2017

Jeff Whetstone’s film “The Batture Ritual,” 2017, currently on view at UNO St. Claude Gallery, 2429 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, can be considered a portrait of the Mississippi River. Historically portraits have offered a narrowed or focused perspective on… Read More

New Orleans Public Radio discusses upcoming FORESTival

November 7, 2017

An adventure in the woods awaits as FORESTival kicks off its 7th celebration of art and nature at A Studio in the Woods in lower Algiers. Click here for full recording. Read More

FORESTival’s artists and activities featured in Tulane News

November 6, 2017

The seventh annual FORESTival, a fundraiser for A Studio in the Woods, takes place Saturday, Nov. 11, with new and returning events. “It’s a lovely day in the woods outside of the city, and that appeals to a lot of… Read More

David Sullivan’s “Fugitive Emissions” featured in New Orleans Living Magazine

October 2, 2017

David Sullivan’s Fugitive Emissions is an abstract animation inspired by the effects of air and water pollution prevalent in our chemical corridor. You may think that you know everything about art, but how much do you know about non-traditional forms of art? You… Read More

Sarah Dahnke’s “Dances for Solidarity” featured in Pelican Bomb

June 16, 2017

Sarah Dahnke’s Dances for Solidarity is an ongoing, community-based performance choreographed by incarcerated people in solitary confinement, borrowing from the personal narratives of 50 people in prison in Texas and Louisiana. In 2015, New York-based choreographer and cultural activist Sarah… Read More

Esther Solondz’s “The Bee Palace” featured in Pelican Bomb

May 23, 2017

Esther Solondz, a past Flint & Steel Resident, designed and installed The Bee Palace to house solitary bees at the Audubon Zoo. Artist Joseph Beuys famously declared that “every man is an artist,” and that “even the act of peeling a… Read More

The Writer’s Forum with David Benedetto

April 27, 2017

David Benedetto sits down with A Studio In The Woods’ Managing Director Ama Rogan and Board of Director’s member Ben Morris to talk about the project and their Writer’s Cabin initiative. Click here for the full interview. Read More

Jebney Lewis’ “Songs of Home Songs of Change” featured in Pelican Bomb

November 7, 2016

2016 Flint & Steel Resident, Jebney Lewis, along with Rick Snow and Christopher Staudinger created Songs of Home Songs of Change which raises questions about authorship, collaboration, and community involvement. Songs of Home Songs of Change is a map of New… Read More

Rebecca Snedeker’s “Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas” featured in Pelican Bomb

June 5, 2014

2012 Ebb & Flow Resident Rebecca Snedeker helped create Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas, a book of 22 imaginative essays and maps she co-authored with Rebecca Solnit. The editors of Unfathomable City, Rebecca Solnit and Rebecca Snedeker, have maintained that… Read More

Isabelle Hayeur’s “Underworlds” featured in Pelican Bomb

April 29, 2013

2013 Ebb & Flow Resident Isabelle Hayeur has created Underworlds, focusing on polluted and endangered waterways. During her residency at A Studio in the Woods, Hayeur spent six weeks photographing local bayous, lakes, and the Mississippi River. Her efforts only… Read More