Artist in Residence

The Artist in Residence program invites local artists to create an art installation for display on stage for the annual event and give a TEDx talk (5-8 minutes) that reflects their work and that year’s event theme.

July 19, 2018

TEDxMtHood 2018 Artist in Residence: Jonquil LeMaster of JQ Design

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July 13, 2017

TEDxMtHood 2017 Artist in Residence: Chad ‘Fez’ Gaetz of Alchemy Arts Collective

When you think pragmatic, what’s the first thing that comes to mind?  Chances are, when you behold a pair of fabricated thirty foot tall lilies, or a twenty seven foot steel sunflower that’s traveled the country, the word pragmatic isn’t … Continue reading

April 05, 2016

Driven to Engage, Challenge, and Reimagine by Gustav Sculptor and Richard Cawley


— TEDxMtHood is honored to introduce Gustav Sculptor and Richard Cawley as our Artists In Residence for our 2016 event. — Our everyday choices as individuals are driven by what we can do to make the smallest impact on the health … Continue reading

March 11, 2015

Sabina Haque — Art In Motion

Sabina Haque

Let’s say you are looking out a window, taking in a beautiful view: a mountain range, a seascape, a city skyline, a country garden. You gaze longingly at it, enjoy it, yearn to be a part of it, maybe even … Continue reading

July 17, 2014

2015 Artist in Residence Announcement: Sabina Haque

Sabina Haque

The TEDxMtHood planning team is excited to announce our 5th annual Artist in Residence! Sabina Zeba Haque is an artist of South Asian descent raised in Karachi by her American mother and Pakistani father. Haque received an M.F.A in Painting … Continue reading

January 27, 2014

Artist in Residence Announcement: Jolie Guillebeau — The Story of An Artist


Less than a decade after declaring her desire to be an artist, Jolie Guillebeau completed her 1,000th painting. She reached that milestone earlier this month. Now she’s moving on to the next thousand pieces of art. This time, though, she … Continue reading

January 19, 2013

Artist in Residence Announcement: Rebecca Shapiro, Untangled Creator


Sometimes, in the pursuit of doing what we love, we uncover a deeper truth about ourselves. Maybe, through the pursuits in which we try hardest, we are able to unravel ourselves, examine what’s left, build something new with the basic … Continue reading

March 14, 2012

Artist in Residence for TEDxConcordiaUPortland 2012: Crystal Schenk

The rhetoric artists use when they talk about their creative processes is well-worn. We know about the ingredients of inspiration, imagination, expression, skill, emotion, and representation; we’ve heard about the muses (sometimes real and sometimes imagined), and we know that … Continue reading