Artists in Residence

September 2016 - June 2017

The Monthly “On the Deck” Potluck

The fourth Wednesday of each month will bring “On the Deck”, a casual potluck to welcome our new Artists in Residence.

This event brings our “Studios family” together at our Ashe Street cottage to celebrate the most recent artists, coming from near and far, to grace us with their talent and share their work and aspirations for their time on the island.

Please bring an appetizer, salad, main dish, dessert or snack & The Studios will supply the beverages. All are welcomed to join!

Read more

Artists-in-Residence

December 2015

December 2015 Artists-in-Residence // Dakota GearhartSena HuhRebecca JohnsDakota Gearhart Dakota Gearhart is the progeny of a philosophizing mechanic and a feminist director. Identifying as a pansexual mermaid, her practice in video and installation respond to hierarchical value systems of desire. Dakota has exhibited at the Henry Art Gallery, Seattle; On The Ground Floor, Los Angeles, [...]

Read more

November 2015

Artists-in-Residence

November 2015 Artists-in-Residence // Kevin BellKatrina BreesChristiane MohallemHillary JordanKevin Bell Kevin Bell’s work is informed by experiences growing up in the western United States, including ten years as a backcountry ranger and guide in Alaska. He earned a BA in history from Bowdoin College, and completed an MFA in painting from University of Oregon. His [...]

Read more

August 1, 2015 - August 31, 2015

Mehdi Okasi

Mehdi Okasi August 2015 Artist in Residence Writer New York City, NY Mehdi Tavana Okasi's fiction and nonfiction has appeared in The Iowa Review, Guernica, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and Best New American Voices 2009, among others. He was the recipient of the short story career award from the National Society of Arts [...]

Read more

August 1, 2015 - August 31, 2015

Skip Horack

Skip Horack August 2015 Artist in Residence skiphorack.com Writer Atlanta, GA Skip Horack is the author of the story collection The Southern Cross (2009), winner of the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference 2008 Bakeless Fiction Prize; and the novel The Eden Hunter (2010), a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. His work has also appeared in Oxford American, the Saturday Evening Post, Epoch, The [...]

Read more

August 1, 2015 - August 31, 2015

Sarah Grochala

Sarah Grochala August 2015 Artist in Residence Playwright Westminster, London, UK Sarah Grochala is a British playwright based in London. The style of her work has been described by The Guardian as ‘astonishingly direct yet poetic’. Her play S-27, won the 2007 Amnesty International Protect the Human Playwriting Competition. It was also shortlisted for The [...]

Read more

August 1, 2015 - August 31, 2015

Molly Antopol

Molly Antopol August 2015 Artist in Residence mollyantopol.com Writer San Francisco, CA   Molly Antopol’s debut story collection,The UnAmericans, was published in February 2014 by W.W. Norton and is nominated for a 2014 National Book Award. It is also a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection, an Indies Introduce Debut Authors, and Indie Next pick. [...]

Read more

July 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

Joelle Biele

Joelle Biele July 2015 Artist in Residence www.joellebiele.com Writer Ellicott City, MD Joelle Biele’s books include Broom, White Summer, and Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker: The Complete Correspondence.  A Fulbright Scholar in Germany and Poland, she has received awards from the Maryland State Arts Council and the Poetry Society of America.  She has taught [...]

Read more

July 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

‘Tomayo’ Reynerio Tomayo Fonseca

‘Tomayo’ Reynerio Tomayo Fonseca July 2015 Artist in Residence artamayo.com Painter La Habana, Municipio Playa, Cuba Reynerio Tamayo was born in Cuba and is a graduate of the National School of Plastics Arts (ENA) of Havana and Superior Arts Institute of Havana. He has had numerous solo exhibitions including, Gangsters in Havana,11th Havana Biennial, 2012; [...]

Read more

July 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

Sarah Mizer

Sarah Mizer July 2015 Artist in Residence Glass, 2D Media Artist Richmond, VA Concert at The Studios: Sarah Rebekah Byrd Mizer is a Richmond based artist whose work ranges from billboards to small glass objects. Sarah’s work has been shown at museums and galleries through out the United States and is included in several private [...]

Read more

The Studios of Key West