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Residencies will take place between on the CATWALK property with separate studio spaces.There will be opportunities to interact and collaborate with the other artists who are also in residence at the same time.The Palmers were drawn to the Hudson Valley by the rich arts legacy of the area and the collaboration that the proximity to New York could provide.After spending over 30 years in Chicago pursuing careers in finance and sales, a three year search lead them to CATWALK, an estate that they found too wonderful not to share with others.This newly acquired 1980 residential complex is situated on a magnificent historic site of 70 acres on the Hudson River across from Olana, the home of Frederic Edwin Church, America's first environmentalist and just north of Thomas Cole's home, Cedar Grove.
About the Catwalk Art Residency Program Catwalk Art Residency is an artist residency program established in 2004 by James and Purcell Scheu Palmer ’62 at their historic residence, which was originally the home of Hudson River School painter, Charles Herbert Moore.
The Palmers envision this as a developing concept and intend for participating institutions (Vassar College, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, NYU and Columbia University) to have wide latitude in developing the program in a manner that is meaningful for the participants and enhances the recognition of excellence of the institutions involved.
The Opportunity Vassar alumni with an MFA, or equivalent level of professional experience, will be granted residencies to pursue art making, collaborative projects and scholarly pursuits focusing on art including (but not limited to) sculpture, installation, video, poetry, performance, film, opera, drawing and painting.
They have long supported artists and arts organizations and find perfect balance in the world they are now developing.
The mission of the Catwalk Arts Residency is to establish Catwalk as a special retreat for art making, collaborative projects and scholarly discourse in a visually stimulating part of the country that has historically provided and continues today to provide significant inspiration to artists, cultural historians, writers and scholars.