Join us at the colony this summer!


You’re invited to visit the beautiful Saltonstall Arts Colony and meet our juried Fellows.

New York State poets, writers, photographers, filmmakers, and visual artists who have been awarded 2- and 4-week summer residencies at the colony in Ithaca, NY present their work and open their studios for these enjoyable and inspiring Open House events.


Open Houses are free and open to the public. All are welcome!

Sunday, June 11, 2:00- 4:00pm

Ama Codjoe, poet (Bronx)

Kim Hoeckele, photographer (Ridgewood, Queens)

Karin Lin-Greenberg, fiction writer (Halfmoon)

Wade Schaming, visual artist (Brooklyn)

Jayoung Yoon, visual artist (Beacon)


Sunday, July 16, 2:00- 4:00pm

Shelley Feinerman, visual artist (NYC)

Liza Flum, poet (Ithaca)

Katarina Riesing, visual artist (Alfred)

Sam Shmith, photographer (Brooklyn)

Donna Steiner, prose writer (Oswego)


Sunday, August 20, 2:00- 4:00pm

Elisabeth Anton, prose writer (Stony Point)

Allison Beondé , photographer (Syracuse)

Kit Frick, poet (Brooklyn)

Theresa McTague, visual artist (Voorheesville)

Kit Warren, visual artist (Brooklyn)


Sunday, September 10, 2:00- 4:00pm

Undine Brod, visual artist (Rhinebeck)

Sarah Harwell, poet & prose writer (Syracuse)

Nina Puro, poet (Brooklyn)

Greg Slick, visual artist (Beacon)

Rebecca Soderholm (’14), photographer (Keene Valley)


Tuesday, September 26, 5:30- 7:30pm

Julie Curtiss, visual artist (Brooklyn)

Barry Jay Kaplan, playwright & fiction writer (Woodstock)

Mara Lefebvre, visual artist (Latham)

Rob MacInnis, photographer (Brooklyn)

R.A. Villanueva, poet (Brooklyn)



Refreshments will be served. This is a rain or shine event. (Readings will take place indoors if it’s raining.) Always free of charge. Hope to see you there!


The Saltonstall Arts Colony is located at 435 Ellis Hollow Creek Road, 7 miles east of downtown Ithaca (see map below).

A look back at our 2016 Open House events:

The following photos were taken during our June 12 Open House. Special thanks to photographer Christopher Arotsky. (coming soon).
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Open House for Instagram August 2016

A look back at our 2015 Open House events:

The following photos were taken during our June 7 Open House. Special thanks to photographer Allison Usavage.