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Jeannine Cook celebrates “Burgundia” in metalpoint

Metalpoint artist Jeannine Cook has now graced La Porte Peinte with her inspired and inspiring presence during four residencies, in the process becoming a confirmed member of the far-flung and tightly-knit La Porte Peinte family. We are delighted to be welcoming her back again in 2016, and eager to see the ongoing development of the new body of work she [...]

Christine Conley’s animation The Search selected for Indie Memphis

We are thrilled to learn that 2014 artist-in-residence Christine Conley's brilliant short animation The Search is an official selection at the 2015 Indie Memphis Film Festival. We are proud that this creation was conceived at La Porte Peinte! Christine came to La Porte Peinte to focus on learning Flash animation and to complete a short animation. She completed the first [...]

Wonders in the Deep: help bring prospective writer-in-residence Kelsey Donk to France

Talented young writer Kelsey wishes to spend several months at La Porte Peinte to continue work on her creative nonfiction book, Wonders in the Deep. An excerpt from the work in progress: There is a woman carved in the middle of the bay between Dinard and the walled city of Saint-Malo in Brittany, France. Though [...]

Artist in Residence Jeannine Cook at the Musée des Arts Naïfs et Populaires de Noyers

Come to the Musée des Arts Naïfs et Populaires de Noyers this weekend to see an exhibition of new metalpoint work by Jeannine Cook. Currently in residence at La Porte Peinte, Jeannine will speak about metalpoint and her Burgundy inspirations on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September at 4 pm. Her work may also be seen at La Porte Peinte.

Mark your calendars: Meaner Pencil to perform in Noyers on 19 September

If Nico, Patti Smith and Joanna Newsom were planning a tea party, they might invite Meaner Pencil along as a fourth. Sylvia Beloc We're thrilled to announce an upcoming performance by Meaner Pencil, otherwise known as Lenna Pierce. See her website for music samples and to find out more about this exceptional artist.

Artist in Residence Tanya Ziniewicz, Work in Progress

Artist in residence Tanya Ziniewicz' work in progress is thrilling, full of lyrical force.

Anthony Wright, Work in Progress

American artist in residence Anthony Wright has been at La Porte Peinte for nearly a month working on sculptures and drawings that respond to and reinterpret the landscape, whether natural or man-made. Stop by La Porte Peinte to see some of the powerful work he's done while here. Here, some shots of work in progress.

Interview with upcoming artist in residence Tanya Ziniewicz

Visual artist Tanya Ziniewicz arrives for her residency in a few days. Read here about her practice.

Rebecca Tennenbaum Open Studio / Atelier Ouvert

Notre artiste en résidence Rebecca Tennenbaum vous invite à passer voir ses nouvelles oeuvres, une série qui s'intitule Sous-marins & Satellites, compositions vives toutes en transparences et couches lumineuses. Our artist in residence Rebecca Tennenbaum is delighted to invite you to come see her new works in a series called Submarines & Satellites, vibrant compositions constructed of luminous layers and transparencies. [...]

Persimmons, Mirabelle Plums, and a Garden of Inspired Stitchery

Pendant que Kum Joo Ahn enseignait l'art textile coréen dans la galerie, créant de la beauté inspiré par les fruits et les fleurs, au jardin le bambou s'est mis à s'étendre dramatiquement, pour la première fois le plaqueminier à donné des centaines de petits kaki, et des mirabelles se sont présentées en masse sur leur [...]