Here is a selection of photos from our 2014 Engaging Artist Residency.

Engaging Artists is a unique residency and free education program for artists interested in becoming involved in one of the city's most critical and longstanding issues: Homelessness

For more information on this program, as well as a complete list of the speakers that participated in our workshop program, visit the program page here.

 

 


The 15 Engaging Artists residents along with AVC Director Jason Maas and More Art Communications Assistant Adam Zucker met in the Assembly Hall of Judson Memorial Church each Thursday evening.

The 15 Engaging Artists residents along with AVC Director Jason Maas and More Art Communications Assistant Adam Zucker met in the Assembly Hall of Judson Memorial Church each Thursday evening.

Our residents met with over 30 nonprofit leaders, homeless advocates, curators, critics, activists and artists. Here the artist and formerly homeless New Yorker KOKO Surani presents to the residents.

Our residents met with over 30 nonprofit leaders, homeless advocates, curators, critics, activists and artists. Here the artist and formerly homeless New Yorker KOKO Surani presents to the residents.

Our residents creating art at the Bowery Mission

Our residents creating art at the Bowery Mission

Engaging Artists Resident Christina Sukhgian Houle photographed portraits of Grand Central Shelter residents and led a team of Grand Central staff and residents in countless hours of coordinated effort to produce this inspirational mural at the shelter.

Engaging Artists Resident Christina Sukhgian Houle photographed portraits of Grand Central Shelter residents and led a team of Grand Central staff and residents in countless hours of coordinated effort to produce this inspirational mural at the shelter.

Jody Wood presents her fascinating work involving a spectrum of socially-minded issues to our residents. To learn more about Jody's Beauty in Transition project, which takes a salon on wheels to different homeless shelters around the borough to give participants free professional haircuts, click here.

Jody Wood presents her fascinating work involving a spectrum of socially-minded issues to our residents. To learn more about Jody's Beauty in Transition project, which takes a salon on wheels to different homeless shelters around the borough to give participants free professional haircuts, click here.

Artist Heather Stolz presents her artwork to the residents that was created from collaborations with homeless participants 

Artist Heather Stolz presents her artwork to the residents that was created from collaborations with homeless participants