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Current Resident: Jul 1, 2019–Sep 30, 2019

OCA - Office for Contemporary Art Norway

Studio #221

Curator

Kristina Melbø Valvik

Kristina Melbø Valvik’s curatorial practice entails selecting space for projects with awareness of the audience’s experience in the room. Her curatorial focus lies in the intersections between disciplines. Since 2016 she has worked with the nomadic art space and concept Prøverommet, an independent entity beneath BIT-Teatergarasjen in Bergen, during which she has developed site-specific work in unconventional spaces with artists.

Kristina Melbø Valvik has curated projects at KODE, Bergen; KVIT Galleri, Copenhagen; and Nordnes Sjøbad – AdO arenaBergen, among others. 

Current Resident: Sep 1, 2019–Nov 30, 2019

Canada Council for the Arts

Studio #222

Curator

Chloé Grondeau

Chloé Grondeau is a Montreal-based curator and author. Her curatorial projects position art as critical discourse. In her work, she explores frameworks of art transmission and production, and creates contexts and situations of collaboration. Grondeau is director of Diagonale Art Center, a member of the International Association of Art Critics, and on the Board of Directors of Triangle Network in Canada.

Chloé Grondeau’s has presented curatorial projects at Mains d’Œuvres, Paris; La BF15, Lyon; Maison des Arts de Laval, among others. 

Current Resident: Jul 1, 2019–Sep 30, 2019

Lenore G. Tawney Foundation

Studio #301

Artist

Sophy Naess

Sophy Naess is a multimedia artist based in New Haven who works with painting, printmaking, weaving, and writing.

Sophy Naess has exhibited work at 321 Gallery, Brooklyn; 17ESSEX, New York; and Växjö Konsthall, Sweden, among others. She is a lecturer in the Painting and Printmaking program at Yale University School of Art, and Director of Chateau d’Eau, an exhibition platform for artist designed fragrances. 
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