Past Residents

  • photo of Caryl Phillips
    Caryl Phillips, Writer, Winter 2001
    Caryl Phillips was born in 1958 in St. Kitts, West Indies, and went with his family to England that same year. He was brought up in Leeds and educated at Oxford. He has written numerous...
  • Joanna Weber, Curator, Fall 2000
    Joanna Weber is currently the acting curator of the Department of European and Contemporary Art at the Yale University Art Gallery. Her exhibitions include Philip Guston: A New Alphabet,...
  • photo of Jean Valentine
    Jean Valentine, Poet, Writer, Fall 2000
    Jean Valentine was born in 1934 and graduated from Radcliff in 1956. She won the Yale Younger Poets Prize in 1964 for her first book, Dream Barker. Her 12th book of poetry is Break the...
  • photo of Denise Chavez
    Denise Chavez, Writer, Fall 2000
    Denise Chavez is a novelist, playwright, actress, director, and teacher. A native of Las Cruces, New Mexico, Ms. Chavez still lives in the house where she was raised. A recipient of the...
  • photo of Simone Aaberg Kaern
    Simone Aaberg Kaern, Artist, Fall 2000
    Simone Kaern was born in 1969 in Cophenhagen, Denmark. Her solo exhibitions include Sisters in the Sky, Project Room, ARCO, Madrid, Spain, 2000; Air, Kunstakademiets kunstforening,...
  • photo of Judy Tuwaletstiwa
    Judy Tuwaletstiwa, Artist, Writer, Fall 2000
    Judy Tuwaletstiwa lives and works on the Hopi reservation in Kykotsmovi, Arizona. Her artwork has been shown in many solo and group exhibitions during the last 25 years. She has also taught...
  • photo of Karin Apollonia Müller
    Karin Apollonia Müller, Artist, Summer 2000
    Karin Müller was born in Heidelberg, Germany, in 1963. She has received numerous awards and fellowships, among them an artist commission from the Getty/CAL Arts Grant in 2001. She is...
  • photo of Richard Shelton
    Richard Shelton, Poet, Writer, Summer 2000
    Born in Boise, Idaho in 1933, Richard Shelton has published three volumes of poetry, The Tattooed Desert, All The Dirty Words, and Desert Water, as well as a memoir, Going Back To Bisbee....
  • photo of Sean Wilsey
    Sean Wilsey, Writer, Summer 2000
    Sean Wilsey‘s work has been published in The Los Angeles Times Book Review, McSweeny’s, The New Yorker, and The Washington Post Magazine. Mr. Wilsey has worked as an assistant editor at the...
  • photo of Daphne Beal
    Daphne Beal, Writer, Summer 2000
    Daphne Beal was educated at Brown and New York universities. A former editor of the New Yorker, she has also done editorial work for Artforum and The Chinati Foundation’s publication Art...