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Bryn Du's Artist in Residence Program

Bryn Du is excited to bring a year-round Artist in Residence program to the community. Watch for ways to engage with and learn from artists of various disciplines throughout the year! 

The Bryn Du Commission is a proud member of the Artist Communities Alliance and is supported in part by the Ohio Arts Council. Thank you!

The 2022 Bryn Du Artist in Residence program is sponsored by the Granville Community Foundation. Thank you for your support! 

Artist in Residence Program: Text

Welcome, Sylvia Schieber

Artist in Residence - February & March, 2023

Sylvia Fong Schieber
Artist in Residence Program: Image

Sylvia, aka Maske Maiden, creates masks from mundane objects and materials, transmuting the components themselves to bring a fresh perspective to her work. Informed by her years as a freelance fashion designer and seamstress, Sylvia’s mask-making aesthetic employs traditional tailoring techniques and materials. Unlike more conventional masks which are molded and rigid, Sylvia describes her pieces as “soft sculptures'' and is inspired by fashion, nature, and the mystery and magic that masks invoke.

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How to engage with the Bryn Du Artist in Residence!

All Artist in Residence events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted, and family-friendly.

Our current Bryn Du Artist in Residence is visual artist, Sylvia Schieber. She will be holding open studio hours, demonstrating her work during the Bryn Du Art Show, and hosting a Fashion Sustainability Workshop Series.


Noon - 3 p.m.

Every Saturday in March

All are welcome to come see the behind-the-scenes progress of Sylvia's current works within the Bryn Du Artist-in-Residence Cottage. Also on display will be some of Sylvia's most recent projects.


2 - 4 p.m.

Sunday, March 5

Bryn Du Art Show

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Friday, March 17

Bryn Du Art Show


Attend one series or attend them all. These workshops will be held in our Bryn Du Art Center. Details listed below. To RSVP for each event see button below. 

3-5 p.m.

Thursday, February 16, 2023


Learn 6 fundamental hand sewing techniques that will serve for a variety of possible projects. This beginner-level course will cover technical skills and demonstrate how those skills can be applied to clothing repair and beyond.

3-6 p.m.

Thursday, February 23, 2023


Create unique fabric patterns through resist dyeing (aka tie dye)! This entry level class will cover the basics of fabric dyeing, dabble in some history, and explain the science behind the chemical processes. Students will learn various resist techniques and create their own samples.

3-5 p.m.

Thursday, March 2, 2023


In this final installment of the workshop series, students will use the skills and techniques they've learned to repair items of clothing in their wardrobe to add new life to their beloved pieces.

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Artist in Residence Program: Projects

Past Artists in Residence at Bryn Du

Congratulations to the 2022 Artists in Residence! 

Rachel Clarke (IA), cyanotype & lumen print photography

Kong Ho (PA), acrylic painting

Angelina Strosahl (CA), novelist

Artist in Residence Program: Team Members
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Jennifer Hambrick

Poet, musician, photographer, on-air radio personality - Fall 2019

While in residence at Bryn Du, Ms. Hambrick worked on her poetry while engaging the community through various activites: "Words & Music" - a performance with ETHEL and Denison student composers, a poetry reading and open mic night, "Jazz Haiku" cabaret night, "Haiku Rocks!" at the Granville Public Library, and poetry workshops at Granville High School and Middle School. Ms. Hambrick was Bryn Du's inaugural Artist in Residence chosen from an invitation-only application process.

Residency supported by the Ohio Arts Council.

For Artists of all Disciplines

Artist in Residence Program: About
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