Alliance of Artist Communities is a great resource for residencies all over the United States. Holly House is listed!
Hypatia-in-the-Woods is located outside of Shelton, Washington, part of the region known as South Puget Sound.
Hypatia Trust in Cornwall, England, directed by Melissa Hardie, a friend of Elspeth’s, was one of the main inspirations for Hypatia-in-the-Woods. “The Hypatia Trust was created to collect, and make available, published and personal documentation about the achievements of women in every aspect of their lives.”
Patricia Chupa is a beloved volunteer and a book artist. Check out Pat’s gorgeous bookart.
Seven amazing drawings completed or inspired by Robin Smith‘s time in Holly House during her 2011 residency can be seen in her gallery: http://www.robincolesmith.com/Noctua_Creative/Gallery/Pages/Drawings.html. Look for Hypatia’s Woods I, Hypatia’s Woods II, Last Light, Beneath the Sky, Standing Still, Microcosm, and Underfoot. Also, visit Robin’s blog at http://www.robincolesmith.com/Noctua_Creative/Blog/Blog.html.
The historical person, Hypatia, is the subject of the 2009 movie, Agora, starring Rachel Weisz.