Month: May 2009

Out of the Incubator

I was invited to design the ephemera, write the essay, and plan all signage for this exhibition of artists who had in someway been a part of the Women’s Studio Workshop. Show Catalog  |  Signage Plan 35 years of collaboration Libby Clarke was an intern in 1997 and an Artist in Residence in 2000. She has taken part in various projects since, and returns to contribute the following essay on Women’s Studio Workshop. I am only one of the hundreds of artists who have passed through WSW, and I must admit it holds a dear place in my heart. I was transformed by my time there, and in gratitude I hope I can accurately describe why and how this organization has been so important for so many of us former interns, artists, students and teachers. In preparing this essay, I spoke with several alumnae, conflating our stories to reveal the Workshop’s overarching and singular pattern of influence. HISTORY WSW was the product of organic collaboration, and continues to operate in that spirit to this day. …