Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art

Helen Mirra

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art
Region: California
MacDowell fellowships: 1999, 2013, 2015
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For a while I’ve been engaged in an ongoing project in which daylong walks generate artworks and vice versa. These walkings have corresponded with an overlapping cycle of exhibitions. Notions of non-redundant repetition, change, and chance underlie the cyclic nature of the overall project.



Helen Mirra 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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