ARTISTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amanda Martinez, January 2018
Photo by Walker Esner

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A community of artists.

Housed in historic buildings in upstate New York, the Wassaic Project offers artists a community where they can explore and expand their practices.

We provide opportunities for artists to exhibit their work and we invite emerging contemporary artists, filmmakers, writers, and everything in between to our residency programs. These artists support each other — and we support them — with visiting artist lectures, monthly artist presentations, studio visits, and 24-hour access to private studio spaces.

And all of this feeds back into our community. We open our studios at the end of each month. We keep all our visiting artist lectures open to the public. And during their time here, residents work for a few hours per month alongside Wassaic Project staff members. It’s a residency of and for Wassaic.

 
 
 

At the heart of what we do.

A re-imagining of cast-off items. An examination of what it means to be “man enough.” An endeavor to help America “achieve” itself. The artists of the Wassaic Project challenge our ideas and perceptions so that we might better understand our world.

To better understand our artists, we sat down with them to hear tales of their time in Wassaic and to explore their practices. We took photos of them and their work and compiled everything into a series of artist profiles so you could get to know them too.

 
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Nyugen Smith, July 2018
Photo by Walker Esner

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Luther Barn, July 2017
Photo by Verónica González Mayoral

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Bring the family along.

Our Family Residency, offered from December through March, lets parents spend 1 to 8 weeks embedded in our Winter Residency. Same studio space, same amenities, same everything.

 
    Kara Hearn, Bill Miller, and Son, February 2018 Photo by Walker Esner

Kara Hearn, Bill Miller, and Son, February 2018
Photo by Walker Esner

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vagabond Time Killers, August 2017
Photo by Verónica González Mayoral

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More than white walls.

Our exhibitions live in the Maxon Mills, a refurbished 1950s grain elevator in the heart of town. Some sprawl throughout all seven floors, while others take just one floor and transform it into a new world. And all of them feature the best emerging contemporary artists.

 
 
 
 
 
 

EDITIONS PROGRAM

Fine Art Editions / Printed in Wassaic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Imaginary Explosions by Caitlin Berrigan, 2016
Photo by Walker Esner

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Our alumni are busy.

Thousands of artists-in-residence and exhibition artists have passed through Wassaic in the past ten years. Our monthly alumni gazette keeps track of their exhibitions and publications all over the world.

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah Abarbanel's Studio, August 2017
Photo by Verónica González Mayoral

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How to apply.

Here are our application timelines.

Summer Exhibition: December 1 to December 20

Summer Residency: January 1 to February 5

Winter Residency: May 14 to June 25

Family Residency: May 14 to June 25

Haunted Mill: May 1 to June 11