Join us Wednesday, July 17th at the Castle for presentations by current Fellows, Santiago Forero Ramirez and Jay Schwartz.

Santiago Forero Ramirez, Fellow (Visual Arts, Colombia)
Santiago Forero is a visual artist and professor of photography. His work explores ideas about the body, identity, and scale in relation to familiar media images. He received his MFA in Studio Art from the University of Texas at Austin and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2010. His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums in the US and Colombia. He has participated in festivals like Les Rencontres d’Arles and Unseen Amsterdam. He is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Art at Universidad de los Andes.

Jay Schwartz, Fellow, (Music, USA/Germany)
Jay Schwartz was born in 1965 in San Diego, California, and immigrated in 1989 to Germany. His works are played by major symphony orchestras and ensembles in Europe and the US. He received the Rome Prize from the German Ministry of Culture and was an artist in residence at the German Academy Villa Massimo in Rome in 2017/2018.

Welcome Cocktail at 6:00 PM
Presentations at 6:15 PM