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.
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,…
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…