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Creative Development Through Artist Residencies

Chris Jones,  Furtrapper , 2012

Chris Jones, Furtrapper, 2012

Why do artists need residencies? Hear artists describe the potential for creative development, professional connections, and time for reflection and inspiration that residencies offer. Speakers Chris Jones, Jo-Ann Brody, and Kari Conte will discuss personal experience and professional critical insight into how to access and approach artist residency programs. This panel will be followed by a Q&A session.


Chris Jones: British sculptor, 2005 Artist in Residence, Hudson Valley MOCA

Jo-Ann Brody: Peekskill-based artist, participant in artist residency exchange between Network Nishijin in Kyoto, Japan and Peekskill, NY

Kari Conte: Director of Programs and Exhibitions, International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP)

Moderator: Livia Straus: Board President, Hudson Valley MOCA

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