Residency Blog

Week 8: The End!!

Week 8 was busy, but went really smoothly, thanks to the work of Alex Felix and everyone at the Center.  We had our work ready to go when they sent the van, we were able to pick up a large piece from Janice's house without trouble, and the day of the Opening went...

Week 7: One Week until Install!!!

Week 7 of the Windgate Residency is all about the final touches before the install of the show.  It is an exciting, sometimes nerve-wracking, always fun, race to the finish for both the Resident Fellows and the folks at the Center for Art in Wood. On the resident...

Weeks 5 & 6: No More Distractions, We Have Work To Do!!!

Welcome back to the Windgate Residency Blog!  The residency officially ended the first week in August, but I have been traveling and catching up with the life and work I abandoned to spend a summer in Philadelphia with amazing artists and friends (worth it), and am...

Week 4, Part 3: The Mercer Museum, Fonthill and Open House!

Did I mention that Week 4 was a busy one??  It marked the midway point for the residency, and included two looonnnnggg and amazing field trip days as well as the Open House at Nextfab that Saturday.  We were all busy!  And since then we've been rolling along on our...

Week 4, Part 1: A visit from D Wood, and project updates!

Week 4 was a busy one!  D Wood, the group scholar, arrived from Toronto and split her time between the Center for Art in Wood's wonderful library and talking to each resident.  As the visual documentarian, I COMPLETELY FAILED to get a picture of her early in the...

Week Two: Finding our places and feeling out projects

Week two started a little late for a couple of us - Janice and I didn't get back from the DC/Maryland trip until Monday afternoon.  James was busy for the week, so from Tuesday to the weekend it was mostly Janice, Chris, and me.  I did a bunch of carving and...

End of Week 1: The Maryland/DC Trip

Hello wood friends! We’re into week 3 and I still feel like I've just arrived, but we’ve had some great adventures and conversations so far, and soon Kailee Bosch will be joining us!  I realize I have a zillion pictures to share with y’all about these first weeks,...