Artist Residency Awards
2019 summer artist resident Toni Serratelli (painting)
2019: The painter and printmaker Toni Ann Serratelli conducts nuanced investigations into those liminal spaces where matter and atmosphere comingle. Her approach to space and geography make her a fitting artist to explore our surrounding desert landscape. Toni has pursued art studies in Florence and Rome, where she earned an MFA through Tyler School of Art. A Fullbright recipient as well as dedicated art educator, Toni has had numerous exhibits in the NYC metropolitan region. She currently resides in Red Hook, Brooklyn, with her husband and two children.
2018 summer artist resident Ping Zheng (painting)
2018: Ping Zheng's process of isolating and discovering the poetic resonances within her particular vision, along with her accomplishments as an emerging artist, were factors in her selection for this years award. Ping received her BFA from the Slade School of Art and MFA from Rhode Island School of Design and has exhibited her work in New York and London. We look forward to her joining us in August.
Floating World by Myung Gyun You.
2017: The mixed-media installation artist Myung Gyun You was selected as the 2017 recipient of the RLV Artist Residency Award. Whether focusing on giant site-specific installations to small wall pieces, Gyuns work integrates ideas connected to culture, identity and nature using organic and manmade materials... (more)
Rose Tangle by Samantha Mitchell.
2016: Samantha Mitchell is a Philadelphia artist and writer who works with drawing and printmaking processes. In her art, she creates shimmering line-based surfaces and complex orbital entanglements. Samantha received a BA from Oberlin College and an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Her work has been shown in NY, DC, Berlin and Tel Aviv.
2016: Sharon Lee Hart is an award-winning photographer based in Pensacola, Florida, whose work explores the mysterious intersection between living beings and the environment. Schooled at Maine College of Art (BFA) and UNC-Chapel Hill (MFA), she currently leads the photography program at Florida Atlantic University.
2015: Born in Taiwan, raised in Thailand, and now living in the United States, Eleen Lin is a figurative painter who mines her rich tri-national heritage for inspiration, reinvestigating classic myths through a contemporary lens. Eleen studied at Slade School of Art and at Yale, where she received an MFA. She has had numerous exhibits of her work in New York, London and Taiwan.
2014: The inaugural Summer Artist Resident Tempest NeuCollins is a painter, photographer and printmaker who brings a sensitivity to the play of natural forms, structures and light to her mixed-media investigations. Tempest holds an MFA in studio art from the School of Visual Arts in NYC and a BFA in photography from the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon. She has exhibited her work in Brooklyn and San Francisco.
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