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Myung Gyun You. Forest of History.


Poet Adrian Matejka.


Ann Woodin at her 90th birthday celebration.


Jim Davis in his studio.


Rose Tangle by Samantha Mitchell.



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RLV Announces Its Selection for the 2017 Artist Resident Award

We are excited to announce that the mixed-media installation artist Myung Gyun You has been selected as this year’s recipient of the RLV Artist Residency Award. Whether focusing on giant site-specific installations to small wall pieces, Gyun’s work integrates ideas connected to culture, identity and nature using organic and manmade materials. Read more...


RLV Launches Its First Week-long Writers Workshop

Rancho Linda Vista has long hosted poets and poetry events. On the eve of its 50th year celebration, RLV is inaugurating a Writers Workshop that seeks to provide a welcoming venue for writers at different stages and contribute to fostering poetic experimentation in southern Arizona. We are delighted to have the award-winnning poet Adrian Matejka lead our workshop. Learn more about Adrian Matejka, the workshop and the application process...


Ann Woodin Rush, 1927–2017

The redoubtable writer, intrepid traveler, social activist and community volunteer Ann Woodin recently passed away in her sleep at the age of 90 here at Rancho Linda Vista. Ann’s books are not only still treasured, she was to have a lasting impact through her mediation work with youth and volunteerism at The Drawing Studio. Beloved wife of artist Andrew Rush, inspiration to four sons, four stepchildren and several grandchildren, her death is mourned by many in our community and beyond. Read about Ann’s fascinating life.


James Daivs, 1931–2016

We are deeply saddened by the loss of the extraordinary painter and longtime RLV member James G. Davis, who passed away at home here on September 28th. An internationally exhibiting artist, his work and teaching were to profoundly influence those with the great fortune to have encountered and known him. He will be greatly missed. Please join us in offering condolences to his wife Mary Anne and son, Turner Davis. Read more about Jim’s extraodinary life and work.


2016 Artist Residencies Awarded to Samantha Mitchell and Sharon Lee Hart

Please join us in congratulating the two new artists selected for this year’s Artist Residencies.
Samantha Mitchell is a noteworthy artist and published writer based in Philadelphia working with drawing and printmaking processes... (more)

Sharon Lee Hart is an award-winning photographer working with mixed media who comes to us from Florida... (more)

Andy’s Window

Read the latest blog posts from Andrew Rush—master printmaker/draughtsman and The Drawing Studio founder—as he probes the media of art, human understanding and life. (more)