- Visual and Performing Arts - Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
- Artist In Residence Program
Artist In Residence Program
The Artist In Residence (AIR) program provides artists with studio space for up to one semester in duration. Studios provided are highly visible and placed in an interactive academic setting. To maximize interaction with academic programs, residency dates will align with the academic calendar.
Spring 2021 Virtual AIRs
The Visual and Performing Arts Department on the Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus would like to welcome our two Virtual Artists-in-Residence to Spring 2021 semester! Artists Kirk Maynard and Travis Geoghegan will be interacting with our students and community this semester in virtual classes and on social media.
The second artist talk of Spring Semester 2021 will feature virtual artist in residency Kirk Maynard. The artist talk will be given at 1:15 p.m. on February 23, 2021. This event is free and open to the public.
Meet our Spring 2021 AIRs
About the Artist
About the Artist
Apply to Be an Artist In Residence
If you have questions about the program or application procedure, please email Mieke Gentis.
Bradley Chriss is an internationally exhibiting artist currently living in Appalachia. Bradley received his MFA from American University in 2008 and has exhibited and performed in notable spaces including Gavin Brown's Enterprise@Passerby, Transformer Gallery, Eyebeam, Katzen Arts Center, White Cube, Curator's Office and the Arlington Arts Center.
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Leslie Holt is a mixed media artist and educator who exhibits nationally and is represented by David Lusk Gallery in Memphis. Her work has been reviewed and highlighted in New American Paintings # 130, Washington Post, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the Nashville Scene, among other publications. She has received grants from Prince George’s County Arts and Humanities Council and the Maryland State Arts Council. Her recent work combines stains of acrylic paint and embroidery to explore the often private states of extreme emotion caused by war, loss, or mental illness. She has taught on the college level for over 15 years but now mostly teaches in community based settings, primarily teens and adults with disabilities. She is currently Co-director of Red Dirt Studio, a warehouse studio for a group of independently practicing artists and creative professionals in Mt. Rainier, MD.
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