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Announcing Rising Residents 2023 – 2024

August 22, 2023

We are pleased to announce the Rising: Climate in Crisis Residents for 2023-2024: Kate Cheka, paris cyan cian, Ian Gerson, Omar Mendoza Linares, Laura Tanner, and  Ashley Teamer. Rising: Climate in Crisis Residencies invite artists to examine the… Read More

Announcing Replenish Residents 2023-24

August 16, 2023

We are thrilled to announce the Replenish Residents for 2023-2024: Alina Allen, Ifátùmínínú Bámigbálà Arẹ̀sà, Pamela Pierre Brown, Kimberly Denesse, Jonathan Jackson, Kelly Love Jones, Kristal M2daE Jones, Kr3wcial, Ayanna Molina, and Juan Pardo.  … Read More

Meet the Founders

June 8, 2023

A Studio in the Woods began as the homestead and studios of Lucianne and Joe Carmichael. In 1969, the Carmichaels purchased the site and sought to preserve the 7.66 acres of bottomland hardwood forest for its great value as wetlands… Read More

Watch over the Woods

April 26, 2023

Every tree is essential, every artist is essential. And every donor is too! That’s why, when you donate to A Studio in the Woods between now and GiveNOLA day, we will thank you by tagging a tree… Read More

Inspiring Health Justice Residencies Showcase

March 31, 2023

This year’s Inspiring Health Justice Residencies in collaboration with the Dillard Minority Health and Health Equity Research Center will culminate on April 13, 2023 at 5pm with an art opening and… Read More

Missed FishSTOCK? Workshop with Brandon Ballengée

March 30, 2023

Sign up to see Brandon Ballengée’s Collapse installation, experience a Fish Adaptation and Drawing Workshop with artists and biologists Shannon Cruz, Cheyenne Eagles, Brandon, and tour Tulane University’s Royal Suttkus Fish Collection –… Read More

Sidiki Conde & Wowo Souakoli in the Woods + New Orleans Jazz Historical Park Jazz Center

March 15, 2023

Supported by a partnership with the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park, former Rising Resident Sidiki Conde returned to the woods in March 2023  along with his long-time guitar player Wowo Souakoli. The duo will host multiple… Read More

Spy Boy of The Beautiful Creole Apache tribe in the Woods

March 6, 2023

We had the pleasure of witnessing Walter Sandifer III – Spy Boy of The Beautiful Creole Apache tribe, as he built his beautiful Indian suit here in the woods – just in time for Mardi… Read More

A Studio in the Woods to Receive $37,500 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

January 25, 2023

We are pleased to announce that we have been approved for a $37,500 Grants for Arts Projects award to support Rising: Climate in Crisis Residencies. These residencies invite artists to face the severity of the climate crisis and… Read More

Kids in the Woods Camp 2023!

January 18, 2023

Campers ages 7-11 years old will learn about their relationship to the natural environment. Through hands-on art activities, children use both artistic and scientific skills to observe, identify and collect natural materials and processes. They then record their experiences through… Read More