Colin Lyons

Colin Lyons

Colin Lyons was born in Windsor, Ontario, in 1985, and grew up in Petrolia, “Canada’s original oil boomtown;” his years there have fueled his interests in industrial ruins and sacrificial landscapes. Lyons received his BFA from Mount Allison University...

Former Fellow
2016 to 2017

Careena Melia

Careena Melia, The Gertrude Bell Project, 2015

Careena Melia is an Irish born actress, director, and producer with 20 years of experience in theatre, film, and television, focusing on devised and immersive theatre. She holds an MFA from the American Repertory Theatre/ Moscow Art Theatre at Harvard University....

Former Fellow
2014 to 2015

Tameka Norris

Tameka Norris

Tameka Jenean Norris received her undergraduate degree at the University of California (Los Angeles) and an MFA from the Yale University School of Art. She has participated in the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (ME), the Fountainhead Residency (Miami), the Hermitage Artist Retreat (...

Former Fellow
2016 to 2017

Kristina Paabus

Kristina Paabus, Go 2, 2014, screenprint on paper (1/5), 19" x 14"

Kristina Paabus studied Fine Arts and Religious Studies at the University of Massachusetts (Amherst), studied Printmaking at The Estonian Academy of Arts (EAA), and received a BFA and Art History Concentration from the Rhode Island School of Design. In...

Former Fellow
2013 to 2014

Neal Rock

Neal Rock. Prosopon 0615/01 Pigmented silicone image transfer on silicone paint, styrofoam, and MDF. 120 cm x 80 cm x 20 cm

Neal Rock received and an Honours BFA from the University of Gloucestershire (Cheltenham, UK), an MFA from Central St. Martins School of Art & Design (London), and a PhD in Painting (By-Practice) from the Royal College of Art (London). Group exhibitions include Expander at The Royal Academy...

Former Fellow
2015 to 2016

Eric Sall

Eric Sall, Broken Blues, 2014, oil on canvas, 60" x 48"

Eric Sall received a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has attended the Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program (Brooklyn, NY), the LMCC Workspace residency (NYC), the Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program (Roswell, NM), and the Yale Summer...

Former Fellow
2013 to 2014

Mariangeles Soto-Diaz

Mariangeles Soto-Diaz, Monochrome, 2012, bamboo panels, vinyl on wall

Mariángeles Soto-Díaz began her art studies in the oil-producing country of Venezuela, where she was born and raised, and where Modernism’s failed promise felt particularly poignant. She holds an MA in Aesthetics and Politics from CalArts and an MFA from Claremont Graduate University. Her work...

Former Fellow
2011 to 2012

Tyler Starr

Tyler Starr, The Clubhouse Cabaret (East Moline, Iowa), 2012, ink, spray paint, Japaniese papers on panel, 31.5" x 31.5"

Tyler Starr received his BFA from University of Connecticut, his MFA from University of Minnesota, and his PhD in Studio Arts from Tokyo University of the Arts. Starr’s mixed-media works on paper combine direct observation, poetic associations and elements of yellow journalism to visualize...

Former Fellow
2011 to 2012

Serhat Tanyolacar

Serhat Tanyolacar, Circus is in Town, 2015, 58" x 52"

Serhat Tanyolacar is a Turkish-born printmaker, multi-media artist, political activist, and autism advocate. His large-scale relief prints focus on reconstructions of daily life imagery with the components of nostalgia and popular culture in critiques of contemporary political paradigms. His...

Former Fellow
2014 to 2015

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