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October 30, 2013

For immediate release: 10/31/13

Playa’s Executive Director Deborah Ford, was excited to announce that the 2014 Spring residency sessions will be expanded to include an additional 8 weeks from April 21-June 13, 2014. Due to increased demand and Playa’s commitment to providing further opportunities for scientists, artists and others engaged with creative inquiry we are extending our previously limited Spring residency schedule. To accommodate this addition, we will have a special...

Playa Founder, Julie Bryant, announced today that Deborah Ford will be the new Executive Director, beginning November 1st. Bryant said, “We are thrilled to have Deb as Playa's Executive Director. She brings the skills, experience and commitment to nurture Playa beyond its successful beginnings and to realize our highest vision of an interdisciplinary residency. Deb is not only an accomplished artist herself, she has been a professor, developed a gallery, and served as both staff and board...

September 25, 2013

The MacArthur Foundation today named its 2013 class of MacArthur Fellows, recognizing 24 exceptionally creative individuals with a track record of achievement and the potential for even more significant contributions in the future.

Photo: Carrie Mae Weems, courtesy of The MacArthur Foundation

Fellows will each receive a no-strings-attached stipend of $625,000 (increased from $500,000) paid out over five years. Without stipulations or reporting requirements...

September 11, 2013

Ucross Foundation has recently entered an innovative new partnership with Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, which brought current and recent Yale graduate students to work on-site at Ucross throughout the summer. During the project, Yale’s expertise with specialized technology will be brought to bear on the over 20,000-acre Ucross Ranch, to create models, maps and other scientific tools intended to enhance and monitor the long-range health of the land.  The...

September 09, 2013

In 1973 Norma Millay, sister of Pulitzer Prize winning poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, opened the iconic barn for the first official artist residencies on the property. Certainly many artists and writers, in addition to Edna herself, had graced Steepletop over the years, but Norma wanted to make sure the work continued. And so The Millay Colony for the Arts was founded. The barn was built by Edna herself with her husband...