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EASEL: Seeking Participants from 70126, 70127, and 70128

March 11, 2022

We are collaborating with Dillard University, STEMNOLA, University at Buffalo, LSU, and ArtSpot Productions on EASEL, a community participatory art/science/education research project. EASEL is seeking participants currently living in the 70126, 70127, and 70128 zip… Read More

Kids in the Woods Camp Returns!

March 11, 2022

After a two-year pandemic hiatus, we are looking forward to welcoming campers back to the Woods this summer! Campers ages 7-11 years old will learn about their relationship to the natural environment. Through hands-on arts activities children use both artistic… Read More

Current Open Calls

March 10, 2022

We currently have two calls open for artists and scholars. Please reach out to [email protected] with any questions. Replenish Residencies – Providing restorative visioning retreats to local BIPOC artists and culture bearers; the heart of New Orleans culture. Deadline… Read More

Update on Searching for the Ghosts of the Gulf with Brandon Ballengée

February 7, 2022

After a delayed start due to Hurricane Ida, our collaborative residency with Brandon Ballengée and the Plaquemines Parish Government, Searching for the Ghosts of the Gulf, is officially underway. While the storm pushed… Read More

Applications Now Open for Replenish Residencies

January 27, 2022

Replenish Residencies (formerly Relief Residencies) provide 1-2 week restorative visioning retreats to local BIPOC artists and culture bearers; the heart of New Orleans culture. Due to the many racial disparities still present in our society at large and the arts… Read More

Applications Now Open for ByWater Institute Scholarly Retreats

January 27, 2022

The ByWater Institute and A Studio in the Woods seek to enhance and support the scholarship, creativity and cross-disciplinary activity of Tulane faculty and trainees using the lens of any field or discipline to examine environmental… Read More

A Studio in the Woods to Receive $35,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

January 12, 2022

We are pleased to announce that we have been approved for a $35,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support Rising: Climate in Crisis Residencies. These residencies invite artists to face the severity of the climate crisis and be… Read More

Remembering E.O. Wilson

January 6, 2022

We were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of world-renowned naturalist, biologist and author E.O. Wilson a few weeks ago. We were lucky enough to work with Dr. Wilson as part of an artist residency for photographer Alex… Read More

Applications Now Open for Rising: Climate in Crisis Residencies

December 16, 2021

Rising: Climate in Crisis Residencies at A Studio in the Woods invite artists to face 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. New Orleans and… Read More

Meet the 2021-22 Inspiring Health Justice Residents

December 14, 2021

Inspiring Health Justice is a partnership between Dillard University’s Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center and A Studio in the Woods. The 2021-2022 project began September 2021 and will end in April 2022. Dr. Kristi Anderson will… Read More