Artist-in-Residence Program

You can apply for the 2019-2020 Artist-in-Residence Program from February 1st to April 15th.

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 The Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling hosts an annual artist in residence for artists who are committed to social engagement through their artistic practice and to working with the Museum’s primary audience of 3- to 8-year-old children. The program reflects our approach to engaging children by creating the means for them to connect with artists directly as they ask questions and discover their own artistic ideas. Children and adults will have opportunities to observe and explore the creative process with the artist as their guide. Learn more about our recent artist in residents below. 



Artist in Residence
2018 - 2019

Damien Davis is a New York-based artist, born in Crowley, Louisiana and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. His practice explores historical representations of blackness by seeking to unpack the visual language of various cultures and question how these societies code/decode representations of race through craft, design and digital modes of production.
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Artist in Residence 2017 - 2018

Leslie Jiménez is a multi-disciplinary artist, illustrator, and museum educator. Leslie's work has been exhibited in galleries in NYC, Washington DC, Barbados, Santo Domingo, SCOPE Contemporary Art Fair NY, Wheaton Arts Cultural Center, and New York Presbyterian. Learn More >

Photo by Michael Palma Mir

Artist in Residence 2016 - 2017

Derek is an interdisciplinary artist who works in video/film, sculpture and painting, and currently resides in Sugar Hill. His work has been featured in group shows at Roberts & Tilton Gallery in Los Angeles, Sotheby's S2 Gallery in New York and Jack Bell Gallery in London. 
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Photo by Michael Palma Mir

Photo by Michael Palma Mir

Artist in Residence 2015 - 2016

Artist David Shrobe, a fourth generation Harlem resident is a Hunter College M.F.A., and current Joan Mitchell Foundation Teaching Fellow, whose paintings and installations are deeply influenced by the sights and sounds of his community. 
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