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Announcing Relief Residents 2021-22

August 13, 2021

Conceptualized in response to Covid-19, Relief Residencies provide one-to-two week retreats for local BIPOC artists and culture bearers who have not had a residency experience before. In 2020-21 we piloted the program through a nomimation process. This year, the initial… Read More

Announcing Scholarly Retreat Residents 2021-22

August 13, 2021

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… Read More

Dillard Students exhibit works from Inspiring Health Justice Residency

June 9, 2021

Starting in January 2021 and for the entire Spring 2021 semester, Dr. Sacoby Wilson, (Associate Professor, Applied Environmental Health and the UMD Prevention Research Center at the University of Maryland, College Park) worked remotely with Dillard faculty members John Barnes… Read More

A Studio in the Woods selected for McKnight Artist Residencies Consortium

June 4, 2021

We are excited to share that we have been selected by the Alliance of Artists Communities (AAC) to be one of sixteen artist residency organizations to take part in a new consortium program created through… Read More

Celebrating 20 Years – Youth Programming

May 28, 2021

Educational programming grounded in the forest has been a part of our work at A Studio in the Woods since before we were formalized as an organization – our founders built their lives around it. Lucianne Carmichael was a life-long… Read More

A Studio in the Woods to receive $75,000 Our Town Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

May 19, 2021

A Studio in the Woods has been approved for a $75,000 Our Town grant to support Searching for the Ghosts of the Gulf, a collaborative project with artist and biologist Brandon Ballengée and the Plaquemines Parish Government. This… Read More

Kids in the Woods Camp at Home

May 18, 2021

We can’t host our normal Kids in the Woods Summer Camp this year, but thanks to New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation and Ruth U. Fertel Foundation we are thrilled to have been able to provide 50 ‘camp-at-home’ boxes to 3rd and 4th… Read More

Celebrating 20 Years – Ebb & Flow and Changing Landscapes Residencies

May 18, 2021

2021 marks the twentieth year of programming at A Studio in the Woods! To celebrate this milestone, we will be bringing you reflections throughout the year, looking back on our programs, the artists and scholars who have shaped them, and… Read More

A GiveNOLA Giveaway!

April 19, 2021

This GiveNOLA Day, we are celebrating a very special milestone – 20 years of supporting artists. Over the past two decades, we have been building a network of artists working to imagine unique and better solutions to combat the effects… Read More

Celebrating 20 Years – Restoration Residencies

March 23, 2021

2021 marks the twentieth year of programming at A Studio in the Woods! To celebrate this milestone, we will be bringing you reflections throughout the year, looking back on our programs, the artists and scholars who have shaped them,… Read More