Residency Program

Since its inception, RAIR’s flagship Residency Program has established itself as a unique opportunity for emerging, mid-career and established artists to work at the intersection of art, industry, and sustainability. Artists-in-residence receive attentive support from RAIR's staff who act as liaisons between the artist and the recycling facility. In addition to providing artists on-site access to recovered materials, construction equipment and a fully-equipped studio space, RAIR’s Residency Program offers artists the opportunity to use the entire 3.5 acre facility as an expansive project space for the development and presentation of ambitious experimental work. By facilitating artists’ direct engagement with the waste stream, RAIR encourages residents to consider their studio practice through the lens of sustainability and to thoughtfully re-asses their processes of material sourcing and waste disposal.


2018

Jarrod Beck

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Emily Rea

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Lewis Colburn

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Shelley Spector

Bucky Miller

2017

Kimberly Hall

Slinko

Maria Möller

Zena Zakanycz

Kristen Neville Taylor

Jake Beckman

2016

Martha McDonald

Lily Cox-Richard

Theo Mullen

 

Jaime Alvarez

Jeff Williams

Ava Hassinger

and 

James Maurelle

Ana Peñalba

2015

Chrissy P. Day

Grant Cox

J. Louise Makary

LOTS

Raul Romero

Jesse Harrod

Gabe Kenney

2014

Simon Kim

Mary Ellen Carroll

Bryan Zanisnik

Francesca Pfister

Matt Neff

Abigail DeVille

Carrie Mae Smith

Kaitlin Pomerantz and

 

John Heron

2010-2013

Lauren Ruth

Matt Ruby 

 

and 

 

Joanie Turbek

Abigail DeVille

Dietrich Meyer

Tim Eads

Michael Konrad