Parent Artist AIRspace Residency

Sustainable Arts Foundation Parent Artist AIRspace Residency

The Sustainable Arts Foundation Parent Artist AIRspace Residency provides support targeted resources to the needs of working artists and their families. This residency is for 2 individual parent artists working in the visual arts, solo musicians, and/or literary arts. This residency will provide studio space, free tuition to Abrons Arts Camp for 1 child, a stipend, administrative resources, and opportunities for intergenerational interaction in the summer.

For more information about the AIRspace Program and application deadlines, please visit the Apply to AIRspace page.


2019 Parent Artist AIRspace Residents

Tati Nguyen is a filmmaker, visual artist, and arts educator who hails from Vietnam.  Educated on three continents, her multicultural perspectives shaped her work as artist & educator; developing work & arts curricula to span cultures, ages, and mediums. She has a BFA from Cooper Union, focusing in film and media studies augmented at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Städelschule, an MFA from CAL Arts.

Working in analogue/digital filmmaking, experimental/traditional animation, documentary/scripted live action, her work explores racial representation in media; it aspires to go beyond glossy selfie culture; empowering marginalized voices by cultivating dialogues towards positive, diverse representation.


Elan Cadiz is an interdisciplinary North American Visual Artist that deconstructs and balances the intersectionality that exists as a woman of many ethnic, racial and cultural . backgrounds. Her art and practice are grounded in the domestic, historical imagery and personal narrative. She graduated from City College of New York with a BA in Studio Art and a MFA Fine Arts degree from School of Visual Arts where she was awarded the SVA Merit Scholarship and Paul Rhodes Memorial Award. Cadiz has and continues to exhibit locally, nationally and internationally with a number of museums, art centers and galleries.


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