The mission of Charles Adams Studio Project (CASP) is to serve as a cornerstone in the Lubbock Arts District through developing and sustaining a working artists’ community that actively engages the public with the arts. CASP pursues this mission in large part through the acquisition and renovation of real property within the Lubbock Cultural Arts District, creating facilities designed to provide artists with studio space, specialized equipment, and exhibition opportunities. CASP promotes an environment of creative exchange and community engagement through public workshops, demonstrations, lectures, tours, weekly studio classes, and First Friday Art Trail events, as well as through the CASP Artist-in-Residence Program, the Helen DeVitt Jones Print Studio Fellowship, and the CASP Arts Administration Fellowship.
Live and Work at CASP!
The first four Work Studios, sponsored by the CH Foundation, are NOW OPEN! For more information on our recent ribbon cutting event, please click here.
CASP has just completed construction of four Work Studios on property adjacent to current CASP facilities. These 738 sq. ft. climate-controlled spaces are available for artists and arts organizations to rent for the purpose of creating and sharing work. The Work Studios can be rented with a 12-month lease at the rate of $400.00 per month, plus utilities. CASP requests its Work Studio residents commit to Open Studio hours on a weekly basis and during First Friday Art Trail events. We are thrilled to expand our creative community here at CASP!
Current CASP Work Studio Artists-In-Residence:
Studio A: Pamela Tidwell Cooper, Metal Fabrication and Sculpture; Jimmy Peterson, Metal Fabrication and Sculpture
Studio B: Ghi Fremaux – Pennsylvania State University Master’s of Fine Arts, Painting
Studio C: Noah Wakefield – Texas Tech University Master’s of Fine Arts candidate, Sculpture
Studio D: Texas Tech School of Art Faculty Research Residency – Dirk Fowler, BFA, Associate Professor in Graphic Design at Texas Tech University
The four CASP Live/Work Studios are located on the block adjacent to the Charles Adams Gallery at 1010 Mac Davis Lane. These unique studios designed by architect Upe Flueckiger provide a personal residence, 1,100 square foot studio space, covered parking, and yard/courtyard area. Live/Work Studios give artists the opportunity to create, share, and exhibit work through monthly First Friday Art Trail events, open studio hours, and other community engagement opportunities. Residences are open to recent university level graduates and professional artists. Studios #1-#4 are all long-term residency studios. In previous years, Studio #4 hosted short-term residencies through the CASP A.I.R. Program. Currently, CASP A.I.R. is on hiatus for the upcoming year.
We are excited to announce the new 2017 CASP Artists-In-Residence at Live/Work Studios #3 and #4. Click here for the full press release.
Current CASP Live/Work Artists-In-Residence:
Studio 1: Harrison S. Brooks (El Paso, TX) recently graduated from the Texas Tech School of Art with a Master’s in Fine Arts in Jewelry Design & Metalsmithing.
Studio 2: Kendra McCartney (Lubbock, TX) is a ceramicist and teaches art at All Saints Episcopal School in Lubbock, TX.
Studio 3: Alberto Careaga (Houston,TX) graduated in 2015 from the Texas Tech School of Art with a Master’s in Fine Arts in Drawing & Painting.
Studio 4: Victoria Marie Bee
Past CASP Artists-In-Residence:
Jeff Wheeler is a mixed media artist whose work explores the comedy and tragedy of life on the high plains. He has proven to be a valuable asset to Texas Tech University as an adjunct professor in the School of Art teaching, drawing, design, and painting.
David Echols is a ceramicist who continues to develop his techniques as a potter. He passes on this knowledge as an art teacher at Frenship High School and as a guest instructor at the Helen DeVitt Jones Clay Studio.
Ron Simons is a goldsmith who designs and makes his own jewelry as well fabricates custom jewelry for others. He also teaches classes in his space for beginners and advanced students interested in jewelry design and construction.
Hannah G. Thompson is a performing artist and sculptor from Pittsburgh, PA.
Eli Blasko works in print, sculpture, and digital media, and hails from the foothills of western Pennsylvania.
Bale Creek Allen is an Austin-based artist whose body of work includes sculpture, photography, drawing, painting, and installation.
Jeff Dell is a Professor in printmaking at Texas State University. While in residency, Dell produced prints for a solo exhibition at Art Palace in Houston.
Kaneem Smith is a sculpture and installation artist from Houston, TX.
Linda Cullum is a painter/sculptor. She is currently the curator for LHUCA.
Colleen O’Brien is a painter. She graduated with a BFA from Texas Tech University in 2014 and is currently based in San Antonio, TX.
David Lindsay is a painter. He graduated with a MFA from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is currently an Associate Professor in Foundations and Drawing at Texas Tech University.