News

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

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

Big River Detour – An Instagram Residency by Artists Monique Verdin and Karen Goulet

April 16, 2020

Right now, Big River Continuum artist Karen Goulet was scheduled to be in residence at A Studio in the Woods. COVID-19 changed that, but Karen and partner artist Monique Verdin are taking their Mississippi River exchange… Read More

Current Open Calls – Applications due April 13

March 16, 2020

We currently have three calls open for artists and scholars. All applications are due April 13. Please reach out to Cammie Hill-Prewitt at [email protected] or 504-407-4410 with any questions. Rising: Climate in Crisis Residencies –  Inviting artists to examine… Read More

A Studio in the Woods and COVID-19

March 16, 2020

Dear Friends, This is a difficult time for all of us, mentally, physically, socially, and financially. As we weather this crisis, the power of nature and art to provide direction and solace is more evident than ever. We encourage… Read More