John Michael Kohler Arts Center Announces 2015 Arts/Industry Residents / by Beth Lipman


Paleocastor Fossor on view at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum (DC), catalyst for the proposed Daemonelix and Solomonic columns that will be created during the foundry residency from September through December 2014.

The John Michael Kohler Arts Center has announced the selection of 14 artists to participate in its prestigious Arts/Industry program during 2015.

Artists-in-residence for 2015 include Kate Borcherding (TX), David Eichelberger (VA), David Franklin (WA), Holland Houdek (IA), Miranda Howe (NM), John Kindness (UK), Alix Knipe (CO), Esther Knobel-Ward (Israel), Maskull Lasserre (Canada), Emmy Lingscheit (IL), Beth Lipman (WI), Winnie Owens-Hart (VA), Lina Puerta (NY), and Heimo Wallner (VT and Austria).

Now in its 42nd year, Arts/Industry is a residency program of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wis. It ismade possible by major support from Kohler Co. Artists receive travel, housing, a stipend, featured exhibitions at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, and 24/7 access to the Kohler Co. Foundry and Pottery facilities in Kohler, Wis. Residencies typically last from two to six months. Artists are required to donate two pieces of their work, one for Kohler Co. and one for the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, upon completion of the residency.