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. His recent work fuses printmaking, sculpture, and chemical experiments. He explores industry...

Former Fellow
2016 to 2017

Careena Melia

Careena Melia, The Gertrude Bell Project, 2015

Careena Melia is an Irish-born actress with 20 years of experience in theater, dance, film, and television. Fellowship projects included ICU, an exploration of cancer and performance with Complicite Theatre Company (London) and the Grant Wood Art Colony (Iowa City); Romeo and Juliet with Shelter...

Former Fellow
2014 to 2015

Tameka Norris

Tameka Norris

Tameka Jenean Norris uses herself and her community as subjects in her painting, video, photography, music, performance, installation, project-based art, context art, confession, the internet, and institutional critique to explore the internal drives and external influences that shape identity....

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, Printmaking at The Estonian Academy of Arts (EAA), and received a BFA and Art History Concentration from the Rhode Island School of Design (2000). In 2009 she earned her MFA from The School of the...

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 an MFA from Central St. Martins School of Art & Design in London in 2000 and an Honours BFA from the University of Gloucestershire in Cheltenham, UK, in 1999. He was an Artist-in-Residence at the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 2007; received a Wales Art International...

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 in Brooklyn, NY, the LMCC Workspace residency in New York, NY, the Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program, Roswell, NM, and the Yale...

Former Fellow
2013 to 2014

Mariangeles Soto-Diaz

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

Mariangeles Soto-Diaz activates the critical potential of abstraction, using its formal language to articulate social and political issues, including gender. In 2011 her work was included in the exhibition "An Exchange with Sol Lewitt" at MASS MoCA. Other highlights for this year include...

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 (2011-2012 Teaching Fellow) received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Minnesota. In 1998, Starr was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study at the Academy of Fine Arts, Krakow, Poland. In March...

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 a [photo of Detroit Stacking screenprint] ctivist, and autism advocate. His latest large-scale relief prints focus on reconstructions of daily life imagery with the components of nostalgia and popular culture in...

Former Fellow
2014 to 2015

Pages