Artists in Residence

Artists of national and international stature, from diverse disciplines, and at any stage in their career, are provided opportunities to create new works while living in and engaging with the community.

2022 Artists in residence

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photo credit: Rahim Fortune
Matthew Jamal

New York based composer and multi-instrumentalist, Matthew Jamal has a vast musical palette drawing inspiration from folk, eastern and western classical music, jazz, and gospel. He released his debut EP, Itinerant, in 2020 which featured improvisational music using only the sounds of his double bass and voice.  A graduate of Manhattan School of Music, Matthew will compose and record a new musical work during his Green Box residency.

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SubUrban Photography
Jessica Kahkoska

A Colorado Springs native, Jessica is a playwright, librettist, screenwriter, performer and researcher/dramaturg for theatre and TV.  She is most interested in work driven by interdisciplinary research, true stories, and community collaboration.  Her work as a writer has been commissioned by the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Cooper Union, NY Stage and Film, Joe’s Pub at the Public Theatre, and Roundabout Theatre Company, amongst others.  Jessica will write, develop and perform a history & art audio tour for Green Box and Green Mountain Falls which will launch at the summer Festival in 2022.

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Taryn Vander Hoop/Summation Dance

Taryn Vander Hoop, a lifelong student of movement, is a dancer, choreographer, and international yoga and dance teacher known for her long unique sequences and encouraging spirit. Her company, Summation Dance, co-founded with Sumi Clements, is a highly-physical modern dance company, now based in NYC and LA. The company has performed at notable venues, such as Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC), Jacob’s Pillow, and Z-Space, and toured nationally. Taryn will build and choreograph a new work with two dancers during her residency.

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Photo Credit: Hratch Arbach
Michael Krondl

Michael Krondl was born in Prague in 1960. He is a photographer whose monumental installations challenge a viewer’s perspective of their surroundings. He has exhibited internationally, including New York, Toronto, Dusseldorf, Germany; and Prague, Czech Republic. He is the recipient of many awards and grants, including an Artslink Grant and a Fellowship with Socrates Sculpture Park. Krondl received his BFA from Cooper Union. He currently lives and works in Brooklyn and will be in Green Mountain Falls this Spring to create the next Lake Street Display, which will be unveiled on opening day of the Green Box Arts Festival, and stay installed through Labor Day.

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Monica Frisell & Adam Scher

Monica Frisell is a nomadic analog photographer.  Their work blends elements of fine art with documentary and storytelling to bring stories to life that may otherwise be lost.  Adam Scher is an audiovisual artist from Seattle, who is inspired by new landscapes, discovering the history of different places and exploring what has not yet been seen.  Together, Monica & Adam will bring their Nomadic Photo Ark to Green Mountain Falls, a stop on their national project, creating profiles on various regions, communities and families.  The full project, titled Portrait of US, is a growing collection of large format film portraits and interviews, showcasing the people of today.

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Molly Rideout

Molly is a Midwestern writer and bookmaker whose work focuses on place, history, and belonging. Her current book-length project explores forgotten stories of rural America and their reverberations on contemporary life. Most recently, she was the 2021 writer-in-residence at The Mount: Edith Wharton’s Home & Gardens. During Molly’s residency in the Fall of 2022, she will explore the history of the Pikes Peak region for the creation of a new creative nonfiction essay in her ongoing book-length project focused on forgotten or unknown histories of rural America and their reverberations on contemporary life.  The residency will conclude with an installation of “public writing” – a public art installation of original text installed in a community-chosen location.

Previous Resident Artists

Launched in 2019, we are proud of the work our previous resident artists have developed while living in our dedicated artist housing in Green Mountain Falls.

More info for artists

We utilize an adjudicated application process for artists to be considered for our residency program annually.  Guidelines and applications are made available each September for residency opportunities available in the subsequent calendar year.