Meet Artist-in-Residence
Stacy Motte

Date: April 20, 2017

Where did you grow up? I grew up on a farm in a very small town in central California. We moved to Fresno when I was in the 5th grade, but I remember playing in the cotton fields with my sisters. It was a beautiful place to be a child. How did you find out […]


Meet Artist-in-Residence
Tara Daly

Date: April 18, 2017

Where did you grow up? I’ve lived in California most of my life, the last couple of decades in the Bay Area. How did you find out about Anderson Ranch Arts Center? Through the Alliance of Artist’s Communities. What are you working on during your residency? I am sculpting representations of the some of the […]


2017 Spring Open House

Date: April 13, 2017

To all who attended, thank you for making this annual event so special. We had a record number of guests with more than 175 people who toured the studios, met our talented Artists-in-Residence and viewed our latest exhibition “Watercolor Wonders.” If you missed the chance to attend, Harvey/Meadows Gallery will be hosting “To Be Honest,” an […]

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Meet Artist-in-Residence
Vanessa Michalak

Date: March 31, 2017

Where did you grow up? I grew up in Cumberland, Maine, a suburb of Portland. How did you find out about Anderson Ranch Arts Center? A roommate of mine had mentioned that her friend attended and had an amazing experience. What are you working on during your residency? I tend to work on multiple bodies […]

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Meet Artist-in-Residence
Derek Glenn Martin

Date: March 28, 2017

Where did you grow up? Pittsburgh, Penn., for most of my childhood and adolescent life with a two-year span in Florida where Native Culture left its first impressions upon me. From there, as perpetual as “growing up,” I scattered myself throughout the globe. London, Cairo, Poland and many half-year or less stays elsewhere near or […]

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Meet Artist-in-Residence
Leah Dyjak

Date: March 23, 2017

Where did you grow up? Springfield, Mass. I was fortunate to find my way north to Northampton, Mass., when I was seventeen. How did you find out about Anderson Ranch Arts Center? Through my dear friend and mentor David Hilliard. He has been teaching photography here for years and always insisted I apply. What are […]


Meet Artist-in-Residence
Teresa Audet

Date: March 15, 2017

  Where did you grow up? I was born in Delft, Holland. My family lived in New Jersey and then Arizona when I was a child, with my extended family base in Upstate New York. We finally settled in Minnesota when I was ten years old, and Minneapolis is the closest thing to home I […]


Meet Artist-in-Residence
Liza Mitrofanova

Date: March 10, 2017

Where did you grow up? I spent my early childhood in a part of Novosibirisk, Russia, called Akadem Gorodok. My family immigrated to the United States when I was still in elementary school, and I lived in Des Moines, Iowa, until I was eighteen.   How did you find out about Anderson Ranch Arts Center? […]


Congratulations to World Press Photo Winner: Amber Bracken!

Date: February 23, 2017

We would like to share some fantastic news: Advanced Mentored Studies student, Amber Bracken, won first prize in the 2017 World Press Photo Contest, contemporary issues category, for her photo essay of the Standing Rock protest in Cannon Ball, N.D. The award recognizes Bracken’s work for its visually compelling insights about our world.Bracken’s images, along […]

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January Studio Concentration Comes to a Close

Date: January 27, 2017

Today we say farewell to the artists and faculty who made this January Studio Concentration extra sensational. Thanks for making the Colorado winter a little brighter with the stunning artwork created here over the past three weeks at Anderson Ranch! We hope to see everyone again next year. If you weren’t able to take a workshop or […]