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Stuart Artist-in-Residence

"Lac qui Parle" by Signe Stuart

Artwork by Signe Stuart "Lac qui Parle"

Signe Stuart, “Lac qui Parle”, Acrylic, white conté on mulberry paper, 1985-86; South Dakota Art Museum Collection, 2015.13; Ada B. Erwin Fund Purchase © Signe Stuart

The Stuart Artist-in-Residence program is funded through a donation from Joe and Signe Stuart, who worked and taught in Brookings for several decades. Signe Stuart was a professor of art at SDSU from 1972 to 1994 and Joe Stuart served as director and curator at the South Dakota Art Museum. Together they initiated the development of an artist-in-residence program on campus to enrich our community and create opportunities for artists, students and faculty.

Each fall, a national or international artist is invited to make art on campus for one month, interacting with us through lecture, critique, open studio hours and an open studio event at the end of the residency. The Ritz Gallery serves as the artist’s studio. This program is an experimental way for students to learn from the artist and observe how their work develops.

Tanner Lind: 2023 Stuart Artist-in-Resident

Residency Dates:

Sept. 5–29, 2023
Open Studio Hours:

Public Events:

Artist Lecture: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023 / 1 p.m.
Founders Hall, Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center

Open Studio Event: Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023 / 4-6 p.m.

Grove Hall Ritz Gallery / Artist Remarks: 4:30 p.m.

Stuart AiR alumni:

2023: Tanner Lind

Artwork of Tanner Lind Artist-in-Residence 2023

2022: Ali Hval

Artwork of Ali Hval Artist-in-Residence 2022

2021: Duy Hoàng

Artwork of Duy Hoàng Artist in Residence 2021

2020: Lori Larusso

Lori Larussso artwork

2019: Jessica Campbell

Jessica Campbell artwork in Ritz Gallery

2018: Neal Rock

artwork by Neal Rock in Ritz Gallery

2017: Mayumi Amada

Mayumi Amada artwork in Ritz Gallery

2016: Izel Vargas

Izel Vargas open studio event

2015: Paige Mostowy

Ritz Gallery exhibit by Paige Mostowy