Visiting Artists

The visiting artist programs supported by the Office of the Vice President for the Arts offer opportunities for leading visual and performing artists to engage deeply with students and faculty, and share their work with the broader Stanford community.

Academic Year 2021-2022

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Manu Luksch, artist and filmmaker

Fall 2021-2022

This residency is hosted by the Department of Art & Art History and is a part of the  Stanford Visiting Artist Fund in Honor of Roberta Bowman Denning cohort.  

Artist's website.

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John Bankston, painter

2021-2022

This residency is hosted by the Department of Art & Art History and is a part of the Holt Visiting Artist Program.

More information here.

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Mikéah Ernest Jennings, actor/performer

Fall 2021-2022

This residency is hosted by the Department of Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS), and is part of the Mohr Visiting Artist Program.

Artist’s website.

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Rashaad Newsome, artist working in AI

2020-2022

This residency is in partnership with the Stanford University Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI), for artists working at the intersections of art and artificial intelligence.

Artist's website.

Photograph by Whitney Legge/Courtesy of Eyebeam

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Tarik O'Regan, composer

2020-2021

This residency is hosted by the VPA Programs.

Artist's website.

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Erika Chong Shuch / Ryan Tacata, performance makers

Winter 2021 – Fall 2022

This residency is hosted by the Asian American Art Initiative, a program of the Department of Art & Art History and the Cantor Arts Center, and supported by the Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity.

Artist’s website.

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Adrian Burrell, artist

Winter-Spring 2022

This residency is hosted by the Institute for Diversity in the Arts.

Artist’s website.

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Van-Ahn Vo, performer/composer

Spring 2022

This residency is hosted by the Department of Music and is part of the Mohr Visiting Artist Program.

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Necati Çelik, master oud musician

Spring 2019-20
2021-2022

This residency is sponsored by the Visiting Artist Fund in Honor of Roberta Bowman Denning, and co-hosted by the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies and the Department of Music.

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Gauri Gill, photographer

Spring 2019-20
2021-2022

This residency is sponsored by the Visiting Artist Fund in Honor of Roberta Bowman Denning, and co-hosted by the Department of Art and Art History, the Center for South Asia and the Cantor Arts Center.

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Van Jordan, poet

Winter-Spring 2022

This residency is hosted by the Creative Writing Program and is part of the Mohr Visiting Poets Program.

Photo credit: Anthony Alvarez

Academic Year 2020-2021

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JANANI BALASUBRAMANIAN, artist

2020 -2021

This residency is in collaboration with the Institute for Diversity in the Arts, and the Electrical Engineering department. 

Artist's website.

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RASHAAD NEWSOME, artist working in AI

2020-21

This residency is in partnership with the Stanford University Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI),
which serves to augment human creative expression and experience by creating a unique interdisciplinary residency
for artists working at the intersections of art and artificial intelligence.

Artist's website.

 

Photograph by Whitney Legge/Courtesy of Eyebeam

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EAMON ORE-GIRON, visual artist

2020-21

This residency is hosted by the Anderson Collection and is a part of  Stanford Presidential Residencies on the Future of the Arts program.

Artist's website.

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PAMELA Z, composer/performer and media artist

2020 -2021

This residency is hosted by the Department of Music, Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), and is a part of the  Stanford Visiting Artist Fund in Honor of Roberta Bowman Denning cohort.  

Artist's website.

Photo courtesy of Shawn Harris

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BETTY SHAMIEH, playwright

2020-21

This residency is hosted by the Department of Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS), in collaboration with the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE), Abbasi Program for Islamic Studies, and is a part of the Stanford Visiting Artist Fund in Honor of Roberta Bowman Denning cohort. 

Artist's website.

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AMELIA WINGER-BEARSKIN, artist/technologist

2020-21

This residency is hosted by Native American Studies, in collaboration with the Native American Culture Center (NACC), and is a part of the Stanford Visiting Artist Fund in Honor of Roberta Bowman Denning cohort.  

Artist's website.

Academic Year 2019-2020

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JULIE CHANG, contemporary artist

Fall 2019

This residency was part of Stanford’s Arts Intensive Program.

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STEPHANIE DINKINS, transmedia artist working in AI

2019-20
This residency is a collaboration with Sundance Institute’s New Frontier Lab Programs (NFLP), and co-hosts on campus are the Office of the Vice President for the Arts (VPA), Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI), and the Stanford Humanities Center.

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MARK DION, conceptual artist

Fall 2019

This residency is hosted by the Cantor Arts Center.

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JIM CAMPBELL, electronic sculptor

2019-20

This residency is hosted by the Anderson Collection.

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SLAVS AND TATARS, artist collective

Winter 2019-20

This residency is hosted by the Office of the Vice President for the Arts in collaboration with Art Practice Lecturer Ala Ebtekar’s Art, Social Space, and Public Discourse series.

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DJ LYNEE DENISE, artist/scholar/writer/DJ

Winter 2019-20

This residency is hosted by the Institute for Diversity in the Arts.