Stories

In Residence: Rebeca Méndez

Date: December 7, 2010

At the beginning of the residency Rebeca Méndez had a certain ambiguity surrounding her. This mainly revolved around the fact that she came two weeks late because she was at a different residency, on a boat…In the arctic circle. Despite her late start, Rebeca has fit in perfectly at the residency. And as a result […]

In Residence: Michael Mocho

Date: December 6, 2010

The turning studio’s long corridor creates a hallway of wooden parts, lathe stations and the symmetrical objects turned on them. Michael Mocho is quietly playing music as we walk into the studio. A few days earlier Michael stood here and described his work in terms of its detail and ability to sustain the viewer’s attention. […]

Featured Artists: Jason Schneider & Brian Gladwell

Date: May 4, 2009

In the first two days at Purchase, Jason and Brian experimented with steaming/bolting and torching stacked cardboard, experimenting with techniques outside of their comfort zones. On Tuesday, they had an idea-generating session and came up with a coffee table design. It did not use any of their discoveries from earlier experiments but was a nice […]