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Saratogo Springs, NY



Founded in 1900 by the financier Spencer Trask and his wife Katrina, herself a poet, Yaddo is an artists’ community located on a 400-acre estate in Saratoga Springs, New York. Its mission is to nurture the creative process by providing an opportunity for artists to work without interruption in a supportive environment.

Yaddo offers residencies to professional creative artists from all nations and backgrounds working in one or more of the following media: choreography, film, literature, musical composition, painting, performance art, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video. Artists may apply individually or as members of collaborative teams of two or three persons. They are selected by panels of other professional artists without regard to financial means. Residencies last from two weeks to two months and include room, board, and studio.

Richard Humann spent the weeks of 5 August – 24 August, 2011 at Yaddo, living and working in Pigeon House East.


Studio at Pigeon House East


Studio at Pigeon House East – Signatures on the wall


August 2011 Artists, Writers and Composers



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