ADV – Leaderboard

Headlands Announces 2016 Artist-in-Residence Recipients

The Bay Area company will host artists from around the world.

SAUSALITO, CALIF.: Headlands for the Arts has announced the 51 artists and collaborators who will participate in the company’s 2016 artist-in-residence program. The awardees will receive a fully sponsored live-in residency for one of three sessions in the spring, summer, and fall.

“We are delighted to be welcoming this extraordinary group of creative practitioners to Headlands next year,” said executive director Sharon Maidenberg in a statement. “They represent 10 states, 18 countries, and a vibrant diversity of practices. By working on their individual projects and regularly convening as a community over several weeks, we hope the artists will be inspired by one another and enjoy the freedom to conceive and create within our breathtaking setting.”

A complete list of participating artists is below.


  • Firelei Báez, New York | Chiaro Award
  • Andrea Bowers, California
  • Marco Breuer, New York | Larry Sultan Photography Award
  • Jedediah Caesar & Kate Costello, California
  • Chris Duncan, California | Project Space
  • Fritzia Irizar, Mexico | Project Space
  • Iman Issa, Egypt/New York
  • Prajakti Jayavant, California
  • Andrea Joki, Ohio
  • Brad Kahlhamer, New York | Richard Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship
  • Samson Kambalu, Malawi/United Kingdom
  • Jamila Lamrani, Morocco
  • Cybele Lyle, California | Project Space
  • Toyin Ojih Odutola, New York
  • Ciara Phillips, Scotland
  • Sopheap Pich, Cambodia
  • Gwenaël Rattke, Germany
  • Sheilah Wilson, Ohio


  • Mauricio Arango, New York
  • Life After Life (Paige K. Johnston and Karthik Pandian), Vermont | Project Space
  • Candice Lin, California
  • Noam Toran, United Kingdom
  • Ewa Wesolowska, Poland
  • Arseny Zhilyaev, Russia

Social Practice

  • Fernando García-Dory, Spain | Chamberlain Award
  • Alejandro Guzmán, New York | Project Space
  • Andrea Reynosa, New York


  • Lucy Ives, New York
  • Ken Kalfus, Pennsylvania
  • Rachel Monroe, Texas
  • Cheryl Tan, New York
  • Cassandra Troyan, Illinois
  • Greg Youmans, Washington


  • Jesse Bonnell, New York
  • Malik Gaines, New York
  • Lars Jan, Early Morning Opera, California
  • Sara Shelton Mann, California
  • Christopher White, California

Film/Video/New Media

  • Rosa Barba, Germany
  • Ted Passon, Pennsylvania
  • Sarah Rara, California | Project Space
  • Chen Xiaoyun, China


  • Philip Dadson, New Zealand
  • Guy Klucevsek, New York
  • Brian Mumford, Oregon
  • Aki Onda, New York
  • Mirah Yom Tov Zeitlyn, New York


  • Jonas Dahlberg, Sweden 

Arts Professional

  • Jennifer Kabat, New York

Support American Theatre: a just and thriving theatre ecology begins with information for all. Please join us in this mission by making a donation to our publisher, Theatre Communications Group. When you support American Theatre magazine and TCG, you support a long legacy of quality nonprofit arts journalism. Click here to make your fully tax-deductible donation today!

ADV – Billboard