2017 WOODSTOCK AIR
The Center for Photography at Woodstock is pleased to announce our 2017 artists-in-residence. A total of eight residencies were awarded to artists and a writer of color working in photography and related media.
The following artists were awarded studio residencies for 2017: Jillian Browning (Ocala, FL), Brittney Cathey-Adams (Santa Cruz, CA), Jeremy Dennis (State College, PA), John Edmonds (Brooklyn, NY), Daesha Harris (Saratoga Springs, NY), Tomiko Jones (San Francisco, CA), and Leonard Suryajaya (Chicago, IL). Art historian, writer and curator John Edwin Mason (Charlottesville, VA) was awarded a critical studies residency.
Our 2017 residents were selected by a guest panel including Amanda Chestnut(2015 Woodstock AIR), Claire A. Warden (2016 Woodstock AIR), and Kris Graves (photographer and curator, Kris Graves Projects).
Each artist will participate in a four week residency. CPW’s artists-in-residence are given an honoraria, housing, travel and food stipends, critical and technical support, and 24/7 access to professional workspace, including our digital imaging lab and black-and-white darkroom. New in 2017, the artists-in-residence will be living in CPW’s new artist house, which provides ample living and workspace and is located in walking distance to the Center. CPW’s residency program is unique in its commitment to artists of color. CPW firmly believes that accessibility, representation and diversity are critical to contemporary discourse on photography. Pluralism and acceptance are needed in our society now more than ever.
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CPW’s Artist-in-Residence Program receives support from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New York State Council on the Arts with support from Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the Milton & Sally Avery Foundation and the Gunk Foundation. In addition, the purchase of CPW’s artist house was made possible through the extraordinary generosity from the Phillip and Edith Leonian Foundation, the Thompson Family Foundation, Howard and Ellen Greenberg, Dennis Gatto and his children Greg & Katha, and generous donations from over 100 individual donors.
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WOODSTOCK AIR has repeatedly been listed amongst the top residency programs in the U.S. See the list of the 20 top residencies on BlouinArtInfo. Or visit Format Magazine for the top photo residencies internationally.