Archives: Residencies Archive

Whippany, NJ – “I grew up in Hawaii, until I was four, and still remember the light and the colors it produced. At which point we moved to Detroit, where I was raise amidst quite a different palette. Formalistically, contextually, as well as materialistically, this provided a rather interesting perspective.” more »

Namyangju, South Korea - HeeKwang was born in Seoul, South Korea. Staying in the USA from 2007 to 2015, she received her BFA Degree in Painting and Drawing from SUNY Purchase College in 2009 and completed MFA Studio Art Program at CUNY Hunter College last year. In the beginning of 2013, she had the Exchange Program of MA Painting at the Royal College of Art in London. While studying… more »

New Haven, CT – “I am a hip-hop playwright. Honors include a Creative Capital Award, Richard Rodgers Award, Sundance Institute / Time Warner Fellowship, NEFA National Theatre Project Grant, two MacDowell Fellowships, Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award, Barbour Playwright’s Award, NYMF Most Promising New Musical Award, and The Dramatist’s “50 To Watch.” Stuck Elevator (music by Byron Au Yong, direction by Chay Yew) premiered at the American Conservatory… more »

Brooklyn, NY - Sam is a writer and a theatre artist based in Brooklyn. He writes very short stories and every so often directs very long plays. more »

Camano Island, WA - Born in NJ in 1967 Aaron grew up in a diverse family of artists, teachers and poets. The practice of exploring one’s creativity was part of daily life and a way to cope with the anxieties of the time; the end of the Vietnam War, Watergate, and the proliferation of nuclear arms and power. It was a time of protest marches, experimental theater and thought… more »

London, UK - Malika Booker is a British writer, poet and multi-disciplinary artist of Guyanese and Grenadian Parentage. Her poems are widely published in anthologies and journals including: The African Caribbean Folio (RaedleafPoetry India, 2015), Bayou Magazine (Issue 60, 2013) Ten New Poets (Bloodaxe, 2010), The India International Journal 2005, The Penguin Anthology of Black British Writing (Penguin, 2000), and Bittersweet Contemporary Black Women’s Poetry (The Woman’s Press, 1998).… more »

Raleigh, NC – Becky Joye’s work captures the imaginative curiosity of childhood and the universal desire for escape, thrill, and play as an adult. She invites the viewer to pause and inhabit the magical moments of beauty and wonder found in the spaces of our imaginations. Becky was born in Charlotte, North Carolina and graduated from The University of North Carolina with a Bachelor of Architecture in 2003. Now… more »

Brooklyn, NY - Anthony’s recent work has appeared in Guernica, BOMB, Gigantic, Crazyhorse, Forklift Ohio, and TriQuarterly. His fiction collection, I Carry a Hammer in My Pocket for Occasions Such As These, is available from BOA Editions. He received a residency from the Djerassi Resident Artists Program for summer 2014. more »