Beginning in January, Caldera will welcome visual, literary and performing artists from around the world for one-month stays at its Arts Center on Blue Lake in Central Oregon. While at Caldera, artists, writers, and performers immerse in their work to create new books, plays, music, films, poems, installations, paintings, and sculptures. As Caldera enters its 20th year as an organization, its Artist in Residence (AiR) program has grown to include more residents and deep contributions to its Youth Program.
Caldera announces the artists chosen for the 2016 Artists in Residence program. Along with spending time developing individual works, AiR offer workshops and presentations to Caldera middle and high school students. They also present their work to the public in a free Open Studios series held the last Saturday of each month of residencies.
2016 Open Studios dates are: January 30, February 27 and March 26.
Artists in Residence for 2016 include:
Literary Artists –Turiya Autry, Portland, Oregon; Sash Bischoff, New York, New York; Kim Calder, Los Angeles; Kristina Marie Darling, Ballwin, Michigan; Camas Davis, Portland, Oregon; Sara Mumolo, Oakland, California; Emily Weinstein, Berkeley, California;
Visual Artists – Anne Greenwood, Portland, Oregon; Alex Hirsch, Portland, Oregon; Donna Copper Hurt, Charleston, South Carolina; Kylie Lockwood, Detroit, Michigan; Christine Olejiniczak, Marfa, Texas; Ryan Pierce, Portland, Oregon; Brittany Reeber, Austin, Texas; Annie Varnot, Brooklyn, New York; Marjorie Vecchio, Reno, Nevada; Performing Artists – Alela Diane, Portland, Oregon; Adriana Rojas Pretel, Bogota, Colombia; Jason Randolph, Baltimore, Maryland; Lucy Yim, Portland, Oregon.
For more information about each Caldera’s 2016 Artist in Residence, please see Caldera’s current roster.
Applications for the 2017 Artists in Residence will be open mid-January. For more information, please see the Artist in Residence section of Caldera’s website and/or contact Creative Director, Elizabeth Quinn, via email at Elizabeth.Quinn@CalderaArts.org.
2016 marks Caldera’s 20th year of creative youth with in Oregon. A recipient of the 2015 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, Caldera mentors underserved youth through experiential arts and environmental learning, as well as provides fully subsidized residencies to professional artists. Established in 1996 by Dan Wieden (co-founder of Wieden+Kennedy) and his family, Caldera is a catalyst for the transformation of underserved youth through innovative, year-round art and environmental programs.
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