artist in residence Articles

Detail of the artist working
“Indispensable” is a series that asks the de Young’s Artists in Residence to...
"Indispensable" is a series that asks the de Young’s Artists in Residence to explain a tool that’s essential to their work.Tell us a little about a little about the tool you chose.This is my sewing machine—I call...
Pink portrait
This month in the Artist Studio, glass artist Dana Zed is drawing museum goers into her world of mirrors and reflection. Including the public in the process of art making is integral to the mission of...
Artist Studio window looking in
The second week at the Kimball was a blast with Friday night being the highlight. For the museum, it was the perfect storm of events combining with the Orsay exhibition still going strong, permanent galleries free,...
An important part of this Kimball residency is to hold a space that invites people to travel within a safe and welcoming place. Leo designed lettering and painted the walls with directions and associated elements as per the...
I was asked a few weeks ago if I needed pedestals for my Kimball Gallery residency.This made me stop to think about how much I love to see art on pedestals and what work might benefit from being on one. On Thanksgiving, I...
Corinne Okada Takara completed a residency in the Kimball Education Gallery two years ago.  Her project, Rhythms in Space, explored the assembly of recycled materials into airy three-dimensional tapestries and wearable art,...
Making quilts for most of my life, I have learned my way around certain parts of the world, the quilt world especially. What happens is that you fly to some conference site, or some town with a large quilt group, give a...