Current Residents

Gail Foster

A rare and visceral artist, Gail Foster’s works are passionately expressive rendering of complex ideas. Her latest endeavors include elemental photography of “trash-to-treasure” assemblages, low-VOC acrylic paintings and mixed media on paper. An uplifting and...

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Charles Atkinson

Charles Atkinson was born and schooled in Massachusetts and served as a teacher in the Peace Corps for two years in the Philippines. He was on the staff of Hampshire College for its opening years, and completed a Ph.D at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where...

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Stefan Petranek

As an image based artist Stefan Petranek (b. 1977) works across mediums that range from historic photographs to video sculptures that combine digital projection technologies onto a variety of 3D forms and surfaces. Working with subjects that range from genetics to...

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Anne Paris

Anne Jennings Paris is a poet, painter, and educator whose work looks at the intersection of popular culture and the natural world. Anne was born in Gainesville, Florida. After stints in CT, CA, and London, Anne now lives in the Portland, Oregon area with her son. Her...

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Sarah Rabkin

A PLAYA resident in 2012 and 2015, Sarah Rabkin is the author and illustrator of What I Learned at Bug Camp: Essays on Finding a Home in the World (Juniper Lake Press, 2011). Currently working as a writer, editor, oral historian and leader of workshops & retreats,...

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Alec Addleton

Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia to an Argentine mother and a father who grew up in Pakistan, Alec enjoys a lifestyle embracing many cultures and customs. Her rich visual vocabulary is informed by extensive international travel and an insatiable curiosity for...

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Diana Hartel

30 years epidemiologist in environmental and infectious diseases, nonfiction writer book Watershed Redemption winner 2017 Siskiyou Prize, landscape and abstract painter Madronaarts.org and Diana.hartel.com

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Cristina Tadeo

Cristina Tadeo is a Chicago-based dance artist and graphic designer interested in the intersection of performance, environment, visual design and documentary. Her choreographic works are highly collaborative and often engage with video, object art, and original sound...

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Jen Cole

Jen Cole is an artist and printmaker living and working in the Bay Area of California. She worked as a fine arts printmaker for about 10 years after she completed her graduate work at SF State. Currently, she teaches and works at Kala Art Institute in Berkeley Ca. She...

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Satoko Motouji

I was born and raised in Kyoto, Japan. My serious artistic experience started at age eighteen when I began to study drawing and painting from a professional artist in Kyoto. I received a B.A. in English Literature from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan. After...

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