Kirstin Willders– Artist in Residence 2021-2022

Kirstin Willders began her residency at AMOCA in July 2021 and continued through June, 2022. Before coming to AMOCA, Willders had served as an artist in residence at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (Houston, TX) and at C.R.E.T.A. (Rome, Italy). She received her B.F.A. in ceramics and B.A. in art history from Kent State University (Kent, OH), her M.A. from the Syracuse University Florence Program in Italian Renaissance Art (Syracuse, NY), and her M.F.A. in ceramic art from Alfred University (Alfred, NY). During her time at AMOCA, Willders forged a relationship with the nearby Museum of Neon Art in Glendale, CA. After her AMOCA residency, Willders will be joining Kansas State University (Manhattan, KS) as Ceramic Artist in Residence and adjunct faculty.

To learn more about Willders, visit her website or follow her on Instagram.

More information about AMOCA’s Artist in Residence Program can be found on the residency web page.

Kirstin Willders Closing Talk

June 11, 2022 • 12 PM (Pacific) • Virtual

Artist in Residence Kirstin Willders shared an artist talk to mark the closing event of her 2021-2022 residency in the AMOCA Studio. This talk was given live via Zoom.

Kirstin Willders Opening Talk

October 19, 2021 • 12 PM (Pacific) • Virtual

A virtual artist talk with Willders toward the beginning of her residency.

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