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Residents featured in “Make America What America Must Become” at the CAC

September 23, 2020

Three former residents – Jeffery Darensbourg, AnnieLaurie Erickson, and Monique Verdin – all have work featured in the Contemporary Art Center New Orleans’ newest exhibition, “Make America What America Must Become,” An Exhibition of Gulf South Artists. Together, 34 artists… Read More

Learn about the Amazing Cut-Leaf Grape Fern

September 23, 2020

Environmental Curator David Baker tells the story of the Cut-leaf grape fern at A Studio in the Woods. Read More

We’re hiring!

September 1, 2020

A Studio in the Woods is seeking a part-time Development Manager to spearhead the organization’s fundraising efforts. A successful candidate will possess the ability to build and execute a comprehensive fundraising plan for… Read More

Announcing Scholarly Retreat Residents 2020-21

August 17, 2020

Tulane ByWater Scholarly Retreats A Studio in the Woods and the Tulane ByWater Institute seek to enhance and support the scholarship and creativity of Tulane faculty and trainees by awarding one- to two-week residencies. These residencies… Read More

Announcing Emerging Writers’ Residencies

August 11, 2020

In celebration of our newly completed Writer’s Cabin, we have designed Emerging Writers’ Residencies to support our local literary community. These competitively-selected one-week residencies support emerging poets, playwrights, composers, and prose writers (fiction and… Read More

Managing Director Ama Rogan and colleagues awarded National Science Foundation grant

August 7, 2020

Our Managing Director, Ama Rogan, is a Co-Principal Investigator on a recently awarded National Science Foundation grant for the research project “Studying Scientist-Educator-Artist Collaborations and Participatory Community Learning around Environmental Change and Adaptation”. Rogan will work alongside Prinicipal Investigator… Read More

Gulf South Writer in the Woods Edward Ball Releases “Life of a Klansman”

August 4, 2020

2017-2018 Gulf South Writer in the Woods Edward Ball has released Life of a Klansman: A Family History in White Supremacy, which he worked on while in residence. Ball’s sixth book… Read More

Announcing Rising Residents

July 29, 2020

Rising: Climate in Crisis Residencies invite artists to examine the severity of the climate crisis and be agents of change to guide our collective understanding, response, and vision as we shape our shared future. In light of… Read More

A new participatory project from Adaptations Resident Manon Bellet and artist Erik Kiesewetter: See A Voice/Voir Une Voie

May 22, 2020

A new participatory project from Adaptations Resident Manon Bellet and artist Erik Kiesewetter: See A Voice/Voir Une Voie What is the relationship between art and the public space –– in our present… Read More

Dedicating the Writer’s Cabin

April 27, 2020

The Writer’s Cabin was a long-held dream of our founder, Lucianne Carmichael, that we’ve worked on over the last decade to make a reality. This winter it was finally completed and we scheduled a dedication full of readings, remarks and… Read More