Artist Colonies

  • G.C Waldrep

The Sunday Poem : G.C. Waldrep

By |02.16.13|



For a writer who has lived a fascinating, unconventional life, the poetry of G.C. Waldrep is remarkably devoid of ego.

While other writers with Waldrep’s life experience might be tempted to use their own story as window dressing, Waldrep never […]

  • Nan Goldin takes a cigarette break (Photo Michael Moore/The Keene Sentinel)

Obsession & Empathy: Nan Goldin, Michael Chabon, & A Home for Indigent Bohemians

By |08.31.12|


Two weeks ago, artists and art lovers converged on the quiet town of Peterborough, New Hampshire, for a chance to meet some of the most talented contemporary artists working today. Each August the famed MacDowell Colony opens its doors to […]

  • An old ice house at The MacDowell Colony has been converted into Heinz Studio, a space for sculptors and visual artists. (Photo by Victoria Sambunaris)

Gwarlingo’s Guide to Residency Programs

By |05.04.11|


What do Quentin Tarantino’s Resevoir Dogs, Michael Chabon’s The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, and the musical Grey Gardens have in common? All of these works were created during a residency at an artist retreat.*

Through the decades artist communities […]