Press Release: Artists in Residence, 2018

For immediate release: April 16, 2018

The Art House Artist in Residence Program offers emerging and professional visual artists with the opportunity to focus their involvement in the studio while receiving individual and community support. The program in in its 6th year and is very pleased to announce the awards for 2018.

2018 Artists in Residence, The Art House

Congratulations to the following five visual artists!

Stasi Bobo-Ligon: After completing a very prolific and successful 1st year, Stasi has reapplied and been accepted for a 2nd year as an Artist in Residence. Her mixed-media and oil paintings have been seen in recent exhibitions: Inside Knowledge, Nothing to Repeat and Modified Trajectory, among others. Follow Stasi Bobo-Ligon at @stasiboboligon.

Jan Fayhee: Jan maintains a studio in both Chicago and Michigan, and has achieved both solo and group exhibitions during her residency. Now in her 2nd year, Jan is a leader in The Art House community, participating in a rigorous curatorial, exhibition, workshop and painting course schedule. View her website: www.JanFayhee,com and follow Jan Fayhee on

Leah Hattendorf: Leah has been studying painting, drawing and printmaking at The Art House for five years, and maintaining an on-site studio space for the past year. Her work explores primarily abstract compositions in oil, both mid-large scale. Leah has demonstrated commitment to both her work and the community of fellow artists. Contact The Art House to meet Leah Hattendorf and view recent work; view the Exhibitions page to stay up to date on her involvement in past and upcoming shows.  Leah joins the Residency for her 1st year starting June 1, 2018. 

John Hart: John has  been engaged in various classes at The Art House for several years, most recently recognized for his symbolist portrait narratives. John's commitment and support within the community of artists earned him a Residency. John begins his 1st year in June, 2018. Contact The Art House to meet John Hart and view recent work; view the Exhibitions page to stay up to date on his involvement in past and upcoming shows. 

Ken Hogrefe: Ken has been a strong leader in The Art House community for two years and we are very pleased to accept his application for year 3. Ken has been very successful in his studio and professional development (see recent exhibition history) and we look forward to his ongoing progress and successes.Contact The Art House to schedule an on-site studio visit and meet with Ken. Follow Ken Hogrefe on, @kenneth.hogrefe.



Posted on April 16, 2018 .