Open Studio Artist in Residence

The Lyndon House Arts Center is pleased to announce the fall Artist in Residence (AIR), photographer Mo Costello.  

SAVE THE DATE! Afternoon with AIR Mo Costello, Saturday, December 1, 4:00 - 5:00 pm

This year will be the third AIR program providing a working artist the opportunity and studio space to dive in and develop a large scale project or full body of work. Previous Artists in Residence have been Brian Hitselberger, David Hale and Zane Cochran.

Mo will be working in the photography studio for the months of October and November.  Please stay tuned for the date and time for the AIR Open Studio Talk.

Mo Costello (Seattle, 1989) is an artist and educator based in Athens, Georgia. A graduate of Rhode Island School of Design (MFA, 2014), she is the recipient of recent fellowships from the University of Georgia's Lamar Dodd School of Art (2015 - 2017) and Emory University (2017). Former projects include, 'Reading Station (HH)', a site specific installation and term-long curatorial project conceived and organized while in residency at the University of Georgia as well as 'NEWSPAPER (1969 - 2017)', an exhibition cocurated with publisher Marcelo Gabriel Yañez. 'NEWSPAPER (1969 - 2017) considered the history of a queer publication originally conceived in New York in 1969 under the direction of Steve Lawrence. The exhibition coincided with the curation of a regional edition of the publication, initially released at Murmur Media. Currently, Mo is an instructor at The Zero School of Art + Time in Atlanta's South Downtown, established alongside Blair LeBlanc in Spring 2018. 


Mo Costello

Photo Credit: Raymond Meeks

Please join us for an

AFTERNOON WITH AIR Brian Hitselberger on July 28 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit the Studio to view the progress, hear about the work and process from the artist, and enjoy a light reception

The Lyndon House Arts Center is pleased to announce the summer Artist in Residence (AIR), printmaker Brian Hitselberger.  This year will be the third AIR program providing a working artist the opportunity and studio space to dive in and develop a largescale project or full body of work.  In previous years, David Hale and Zane Cochran have been our resident professional artists.
Brian Hitselberger is an artist living and working in Athens and is an Associate Professor of Arts at Piedmont College in Demorest. His work has been exhibited at ATHICA in Athens, at {Poem88} in Atlanta, Dalton Gallery of Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Barbara Archer Gallery in Atlanta, The Contemporary in Atlanta, and Cabinet in Brooklyn, New York. He has held residencies at the Elsewhere Artists Collaborative, the HUB-BUB Arts Initiative, and the Hambidge Center for the Arts. He has received funding for his work from the Georgia Council for the Arts, the Willson Center for the Humanities, and the Andy Warhol Foundation. He received a BFA in Printmaking from Tulane University in 2005, and an MFA in Painting from the University of Georgia in 2010.  
“During my time in the Print Studio of the Lyndon House this summer I have ambitious plans to develop several bodies of work concurrently, all of which relate directly to my interest in print as a means of creating a unique image. In a suite of cut-paper monotypes, I intend to explore shape and color relationships as they relate directly to several of my recent works on canvas. Additionally, I will be utilizing monotype and relief processes to add layers and depth to some larger-format works on paper in that are in progress”  -Brian Hitselberger
Brian’s residency is supported by a faculty grant from Piedmont College.
Open studio visits available to the public will be scheduled throughout the summer to share the working process in this creative activity.

Brian HItselberger

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