Caldera sets artists in residence, open studios

POSTED: 8:53 AM PST December 11, 2013 
SISTERS, Ore. -

Caldera is excited to welcome its 2014 Artists in Residence (AiR). January through March, Artists in Residence will stay for four-weeks at Caldera’s Arts Center on Blue Lake. Artists are selected through an application and jurying process and are granted a private cottage and studio or workspace.

Caldera was recently awarded a Golden Spot Award from The Ford Family Foundation to support the AiR program. The two-year, $40,000 award is divided equally between operations and artists stipends to Oregon visual artists.

Additionally, due to a generous grant from Concordia Foundation, all 2014 Caldera residents will be receiving a $500 stipend. During their stays at Caldera, Artists in Residence contribute to Caldera and the local area community by teaching Saturday workshops to Caldera’s high school students and in Caldera’s middle school classes.

2014 Artists in Residence: January ­– Christi Denton, musician, Portland; Jim Leisy, photographer, Portland; Maxim Loskutoff, writer, Montana; Katie Rose Pipkin, media artist, Texas; Alain LeTourneau, filmmaker, Portland. FebruaryEugenie Frerichs, photographer, Portland; Tonya Jones, playwright & actress, California; Julie Keefe, photographer, Portland; Andrew McDonald, writer, Australia; Emily Squires, visual artist, Portland. MarchJennifer Elise Foerster, writer, California; Tahni Holt, dance, Portland; Carolyn Hopkins, sculptor, Portland; Grace Lee, writer, New York; Nick Norman, painter, Portland. For Artists in Residence bios and photos, please go to: http://www.calderaarts.org/caldera/arts-in-residence/current-roster/.

The last Saturday of the residency month from 1 -3pm, artists present their work and creative process in Open Studios at Caldera. Open Studios is free and open to the public. The dates are: January 25, February 22, and March 29.

Applications for 2015 Artists in Residence open mid-January. To learn more about applying to Caldera, go to: http://www.calderaarts.org/caldera/arts-in-residence/application/ .