2018 Headlands Artist in Residence Awardees

2018 Headlands Artist in Residence Awardees

Headlands Center for the Arts

Clockwise from top left: Lucas Foglia, New crop varieties for extreme weather. Geneva Greenhouses, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, New YorkSimone Forti, Angel, 1976. Benjamin Britton, The Way Is Open, 2017. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. Ji Yeon Lim, Yaloohouse, Yes! Sebum, 2017 (installation view).

January 31, 2018
2018 Headlands Artist in Residence Awardees
Headlands Center for the Arts
944 Fort Barry
Sausalito, California 94965
United States

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Headlands Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the 54 artists and collaboratives awarded for its renowned Artist in Residence program for 2018, including discipline-specific awards for painting, social practice, and teaching, as well as four Project Space awards. Including local and international artists from 15 states and 15 countries, the creative practitioners in this year’s lineup will begin arriving at Headlands in late February and will conduct four- to ten-week residencies through November 2018. The fully sponsored, live-in fellowships are designed to support and sustain the artistic process.

2018 Headlands awardees are listed below by award and discipline.

Chamberlain Award for social practice to Frances Whitehead
The Chamberlain Award supports artists who display exceptional merit in the discipline of social practice with a fully sponsored residency and a 5,000 USD cash prize.

Chiaro Award for painting to Benjamin Britton
The Chiaro Award is a fully sponsored residency and 15,000 USD cash prize for an accomplished mid-career painter residing in the United States.

Richard Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship to Katharine Kuharic
Administered in partnership with the San Francisco Art Institute, the Diebenkorn Fellowship provides an opportunity for visiting artists to teach at the school during their residency.

Project Space Residencies to Fiamma Cordero de Montezemolo, Lucas Foglia, Gala Porras-Kim, Ji Yeon Lim
These artists will host open studio hours and a culminating Project Space exhibition during their stay.

Complete List of 2018 Artists in Residence by Discipline 

Architecture/Environment: Forster Rudolph, California / Doris Sung, California

Arts Professional: Mark Allen, California

Film/Video/New Media: Chinonye Chukwu, Ohio / Flatform, Germany and Italy / Kahlil Joseph, California / Ji Yeon Lim, Illinois and South Korea

Interdisciplinary: Shimon Attie, New York / Sofia Cordova, California / Simone Forti, California / Jillian Mayer, Florida / Kambui Olujimi, New York / Gala Porras-Kim, California / Miriam Simun, Massachusetts / Anicka Yi, New York

Music/Sound: Dina Maccabee, California / Guro Moe, Norway / Thao Nguyen, California / Jeff Parker, California

Performance/Dance: Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, California and Pakistan / Jennie Liu, California / Paul Flores, California / Anna Martine Whitehead, Illinois

Social Practice: Bik van der Pol, Netherlands / Imani Brown, Louisiana / Frances Whitehead, Illinois

Visual Arts: Kelani Abass, Nigeria / Mequitta Ahuja, Maryland / Benjamin Britton, Georgia / Elin Bengtsson, Sweden / Fiamma Cordero de Montezemolo, California / Hannah Collins, England / Dru Donovan, Oregon / Llewelynn Fletcher, Ohio / Lucas Foglia, California / Chris Fraser, California / Katharine Kuharic, New York / Lavar Munroe, Bahamas and Washington DC / Stéphanie Solinas, France / Rebecca Swan, New Zealand / Lucia Tallova, Slovakia / Richard Wentworth, England

Writing: Jamie Brisick, California / Masha Hamilton, New York / James Ijames, Pennsylvania / Nikyatu Jusu, New York / Paul La Farge, New York / ocean, Washington / Elaine Romero, Arizona / Tracy Rosenthal, California / Dean Spade, Washington / Caitlin Saylor Stephens, New York / Terese Svoboda, New York / Lance Twitchell, Alaska

Founded in 1982, Headlands Center for the Arts operates a multidisciplinary, international arts center best known for its dynamic public programs and highly lauded artist residency. Located in the coastal wilderness of the Marin Headlands, within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Headlands’ historic nine-building campus is dedicated to process-driven exploration and risk-taking contemporary art in all disciplines. Headlands’ Artists Programs provide visual artists, performers, musicians, and writers with opportunities for research, professional development, and peer-to-peer exchange at critical times in their careers. More at headlands.org.

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