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Caldera’s 2015 Artists in Residence Announced

Caldera is pleased to announce the artists chosen for its 2015 Artists in Residence (AiR) program. This year, two cabins have been added to Caldera’s residency program, allowing for an increase to twenty-one artists (from fifteen in 2014) who will be granted one-month stays at Caldera’s beautiful Arts Center near Sisters, Oregon. This year’s applications increased by 56% and made the 2015 selection highly competitive. Congratulations to all our selected 2015 AiR and thank you to all the artists who applied!

Artists attending as residents in 2015 include:

Literary Artists – Glendaliz Comacho, New York, NY; Amy Bonnafons, Brooklyn, NY; Diana Arterian, Los Angeles, CA; Courtney Carlson, Laramie, WY; Allison Cobb, Portland, OR; David Abel, Portland, OR; Stephanie Del Rosso, Brooklyn, NY.

Visual Artists – Kaila Farrell Smith, Portland, OR; Sonja Dahl, Oakland, CA; Kyle Browne, Jamaica Plains, MA; Diane Cook, Portland, OR; John Whitten, Portland, OR; Claudia Bicen, San Francisco, CA; Mandy Greer, Seattle, WA; Horatio Law, Portland, OR; Daniela Molnar, Portland, OR; Allison Walsh, New Haven, CT; and Samantha Mitchell, Philadelphia, PA.

Performing Artists – Tamara Lynne, Portland, OR; Folawole, San Francisco, CA; and Laska Jimsen, Northfield, MN.

Find out more about the artists on our
Current Roster page. 

January through March, Caldera Artists in Residence are immersed in their artistic projects. Along with spending time developing individual works, AiR offer workshops and presentations to Caldera middle and high school students. They also present their work to the public in a free Open Studios series held the last Saturday of each month of residency. 2015 Open Studios dates are: January 31, February 28, and March 28.

Applications for the 2016 AiR session will be open in early January 2015. For more information regarding the AiR program, contact AiR Director, Elizabeth Quinn, via email at


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