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Star

Funded by Alpha Chi Omega, a national fraternity founded in 1885, Star Studio — built in 1911–1912 — was the first studio given to the Colony by an outside organization. To this day, Alpha Chi sorority pledges learn the story of Star Studio and its role in supporting American arts and letters. Beginning as a nicely proportioned…
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Veltin

Veltin Studio was donated by alumni of the Veltin School, a school for girls in New York with a highly respected visual arts department. As the plaque just outside the entrance attests, this studio was used by poet Edwin Arlington Robinson during most of the 24 summers he spent at the Colony. Perhaps most famously, Thornton Wilder put…
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Watson

Built in 1916 in memory of Regina Watson of Chicago, a musician and teacher, this studio was donated by a group of her friends, along with funds for its maintenance. Originally designed to serve as a composers’ studio and recital hall for chamber music, the latter purpose was soon found to be too disruptive to…
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Wood

Wood Studio, given to the Colony by Mrs. Frederick Trevor Hill, was completed in 1913 in memory of Mrs. Hill’s mother, Helen Ogden Wood. Like Schelling Studio, the building is sided with large, overlapping pieces of hemlock bark. When the studio was renovated in 1995, MacDowell staff researched the origins of this unusual building material and learned…
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Banks

Banks was first used as an artist’s studio in 1970. Since then, it has played host to an extraordinary list of writers. In all seasons, Fellows have enjoyed the pastoral view through the French doors to the north. The studio’s high ceilings, massive fireplace, expansive work tables, and abundant natural light have made this a…
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Irving Fine

Youngstown Studio was given to the Colony by friends of Miss Myra McKeown in Youngstown, Ohio, where she promoted both art and music. It was renamed Irving Fine Studio in 1972 in honor of Irving Fine, a distinguished composer, conductor, and teacher who was a Colony Fellow during the 1940s and 1950s. The simple interior of the studio…
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Edward MacDowell's Log Cabin

Edward MacDowell’s one-room pine-log cabin was begun by Marian MacDowell, who hoped to surprise her husband with the composer’s retreat. MacDowell, however, happened upon the partially built structure and supervised its completion. Ignoring a friend’s warning, he kept a piano in the drafty structure, and it became the inspiration for the studios built on the property…
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Howardena Pindell

Discipline Visual artist, painter
Region New York
At MacDowell 2008, 2013

Johannes Heldén

Discipline Interdisciplinary Artist
Region Stockholm, Sweden
At MacDowell 2013
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