Discipline: Architecture – design, Visual Art – mixed media

Bettina Johae

Discipline: Architecture – design, Visual Art – mixed media
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2006, 2012

Bettina Johae worked on her project "eminent domain, nyc," which investigates the use of eminent domain for public and private use in New York over the past centuries. She received two grants from the Brooklyn Arts Council to support the project. Her project "borough edges, nyc" (on which she worked during her last stay at MacDowell) is in the collection of the New York Public Library and can be found online.



Bettina Johae worked in the Adams studio.

Given to the MacDowell Association by Margaret Adams of Chicago, the half-timbered, stuccoed Adams Studio was designed by MacDowell Fellow and architect F. Tolles Chamberlin ca. 1914. Chamberlin was primarily a painter, but also provided designs for the Lodge and an early renovation of the main hall. The studio’s structural integrity was restored during a thorough renovation in…

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