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“Khuyana” Artist in Residency program in Peruvian Amazon

“Khuyana” AiR program in Peruvian Amazon for 2018.

The residency program “Khuyana” welcomes visual artists, architects, photographers, and other disciplines—national and international—for the period of one month to three months. We encourage residents to develop research and production projects related to the Peruvian Amazon, the community of Cuyana – Iquitos and Amazon ancient cultures (Quichua and Kukama Kukamiria).

The community of Cuyana has its origin in the migration of the Andean Quechua ethnic group to the Peruvian jungle, now known as “Quichua.” The main activities of Cuyana inhabitants are the land and raising livestock. In nearby Kukama Kukamiria, we find a community whose main activity is crafts. There is a tradition in the production of ceramics and balsa wood carving decorated with traditional motifs, vegetable fiber fabrics and other products that represent the cultural wealth held by the Community. Most of the population is still preserving their Amazonian ancient

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The Print Studio’s Spring Session Resident Artist

We are pleased to announce, Kay Hagen is our Print Studio artist-in-residence for the spring session. A licensed clinical social worker, Kay uses art in her practice, which helps individuals with disabilities. She discovered printmaking four years ago and fell in love with the process. She learns from her printmaking experiences and works to make […]

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News from Silvia Trujillo

Plein air oil painting using techniques of palette knife painting of a vineyard by Silvia Trujillo, August 2011

I’ve been taking advantage of the lovely weather and doing lots of plein air painting! Attached are some of my latest from the Willamette and Rogue Valleys. I would like to take this opportunity to invite you to view my new website: http://www.silviatrujillo.com. I will be exhibiting my work at Art & Soul Gallery, N. Main St. Ashland, starting Sept. 1st. I’m excited about this new art home and look forward to showing there! Central Art Supply in Medford is hosting a full day of artist demos on Sat., Sept.17 and I will be doing an acrylic demonstration regarding the versatility of acrylics from 11am – 12pm. Would love to see you there!

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