artists in residence program

Meet the 2012/13 Artists

Every year the Mendocino Art Center hosts artists in residence from all across the country and around the world.

Ben Jones, Massachusetts
BFA Alfred University: ceramic-based sculpture

Alicia McNamara, Illinois,
3rd year AIR (part-time Ceramics)
BFA California College of the Arts & Crafts, San Francisco

Shannon Tovey, Connecticut
BFA Alfred University: ceramics slip casting and mold making

Elena Zachary, Massachusetts
BFA Alfred University: ceramics and painting


Fine Art
Dylan Welch, California
BFA Carlton College: drawing and prints

Alicia McNamara, Illinois
3rd year AIR (part-time Fine Arts)
BFA California College of the Arts & Crafts, San Francisco


Nikki Couppee
, Florida, 2nd year AIR
MFA Kent State University, BFA University of Georgia
Adjunct Instructor at Kent State University and Cleveland Institute of Art

Lexi Daly, California
BFA San Jose State University: mixed media jewelry, bead weaving


Lynn Newcomb
, Vermont
Forged & welded steel sculpture, steel and concrete sculpture, drawing


Textile/Surface Design
Mickie McCormic, Oregon
Image transfer on fiber and quilting
MAC workshop instructor for five years


Anitta Toivio, Kangasala, Finland
Visual Artist

D. Cichon, California

Anitta Toivio and D. Cichon
A Collaborative Team


2016/17 artists in residence

2015/16 artists in residence

2014/15 artists in residence

2013/14 artists in residence

2012/13 artists in residence

2011/12 artists in residence

2009/10 artists in residence

2008/09 artists in residence

2007/08 artists in residence