HIGH SCHOOL BLOG POST #5: WELCOME BACK!

HIGH SCHOOL BLOG POST #5: WELCOME BACK!

Welcome back students! It was good to have the Monson Arts High School students back in action after winter break on January 9th. To re-engage our creatives we hosted noted outdoor writer, guide, journalist, and tv presenter Aislinn Sarnaki. Both student visual...
RESIDENT SHOWCASE: ASH DAVIDSON

RESIDENT SHOWCASE: ASH DAVIDSON

Ash Davidson is the author of the novel Damnation Spring. Her work has been supported by Monson Arts, MacDowell, the Arizona Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts. What was the best part for you about being at Monson Arts?  Being gifted the...
RESIDENT SHOWCASE: NEENA PATHAK

RESIDENT SHOWCASE: NEENA PATHAK

Neena Pathak is a writer, producer, and editor whose work has appeared in podcasts like Invisibilia (NPR), This American Life, Another Round (BuzzFeed), The Daily and Still Processing (The New York Times). Her work has been honored by the Pulitzer Prize Board,...
High School Blog Post #4: Making Books!

High School Blog Post #4: Making Books!

The last session before Christmas break saw both the Visual Arts and Writers come together to create hand-made books led by guest teacher Rebecca Goodale. Mixing it up, students took pre-made patterned paper as covers and layered in pages with both string and glue,...
RESIDENT SHOWCASE: DAMILOLA ONWAH

RESIDENT SHOWCASE: DAMILOLA ONWAH

Damilola Onwah is a Nigerian writer and culture critic whose work explores identity and belonging, unconventional family structures, the struggles and triumphs of the underdog, and how faith is gained and lost. She moved from Nigeria to the United States in 2014, and...