Where it all started.
Pilot Residencies were our very first residencies and were conducted unofficially before A Studio in the Woods became a nonprofit artists’ community. They served as learning experiences for the founders and staff and helped to shape future residencies.
Francine Prevost Poet, 2002, France Francine is a French poet and visual artist living in Canada. Francine spent three weeks exploring the levee, batture, and riverside collecting rocks and driftwood. She created a show of her poetry on large paper laid on a city sidewalk…
M. Jude Artisan, 2001, India In February and March of 2000, Lucianne Carmichael visited Penukonda, India, at the invitation of the Young India Project, a non-profit organization founded by Sonja and Narinda Bedi and doing work to improve the lives of rural farmworkers and crafts-people…
Yuki Fukushima Potter, 2002, Japan Yuki Fukushima was born in Matsue, Japan, a small city on the Sea of Japan. Yuki’s father, Kazuo Fukushima, was a traditional potter whose noborigama, or climbing kiln, was on a mountainside near Matsue. When her father fell seriously ill,…