Elsewhere is a museum and artist residency set in a 3-floor, former, thrift store. With people and things, we build collaborative futures.


2019 Opportunities | Deadline Approaching!

2019 Opportunities | Deadline Approaching!

Elsewhere is now accepting applications from creatives working across media, fields, and disciplines.

Elsewhere’s evolving collection of past projects, material surplus, unique concepts, and access to local and national communities provide an unparalleled site for creative inquiry.

Join us in using the collection of a former thrift store to inspire new,...
QueerLab: I Don't Do Boxes

QueerLab: I Don’t Do Boxes

I Don't Do Boxes Issue 5: OutLaws is out now!

This year’s theme for the 5th edition of the magazine and workshops is OutLaws-- for those whose identities have been criminalized or erased altogether. This issue focuses on queer liberation and individual transformation and explores the existence of the gender spectrum....
Announcing Our 2018 Artists

Announcing Our 2018 Artists

Congratulations to our 2018 artists-in-residence! View full list here.

Southern Constellations and Baltimore Goes Elsewhere offer six fellowships each (room/board/travel/$1000 honorarium) to artists based in the chosen cities to participate in an Elsewhere Residency, creating site-specific projects in or around Elsewhere’s 100-year-old building.
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Recent Projects
Anna Bonesteel

Anna Bonesteel

  Anna Bonesteel graduated this June with an estimable training in the canonical arts. [S/he thinks at eight percent irony.] Anna was briefly enrolled at Brown University and studied at RISD’s European Honors Program in Rome. S/he currently reads predominantly fiction, much of it in translation from the French (?). An interest in soft systems animates...
Andrew Gelwick

Andrew Gelwick

Andrew Gelwick is fresh out of school having received a degree in business and arts administration. They also make art, usually with paper, and Gelwick’s work deals with exploring narratives inspired by their use of vintage materials. Andrew’s process involves estate sales, thrift stores, and a large, ever growing, personal collection of photographs, unique magazines,...
Imani Thomas

Imani Thomas

Imani Thomas is a filmmaker & photographer currently based in the Triad. As a kid she thought there were people in her air vents and would tell them stories. Much to the thrill of her family, she decided to pursue visual storytelling and not things that were expected of kids who talked to walls. Imani...
Caitlin McCuskey

Caitlin McCuskey

Once, Caitlin spent three weeks on a farm as pest control, attempting to reduce the overwhelming population of “potato bugs” (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) by hand. She couldn’t ever seem to let go of this experience. Contact at caitlin.mccuskey@gmail.com
Alexandra Ciardullo

Alexandra Ciardullo

Alexandra Ciardullo is a multidisciplinary fiber artist based in Baltimore, MD. Recently she completed her academic career at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Through puppetry, Alex seeks to convey the connections between story and performer. Utilizing costumes, soft sculpture, installations, and drawing, she works to develop characters and environments that evoke different voices, places,...
Hale Ekinci

Hale Ekinci

Hale Ekinci is a Chicago-based Turkish interdisciplinary artist and Associate Professor of Art at North Central College, teaching a variety of courses in the Digital Art field. She spent childhood and much of her young adult years in Turkey, the homeland that she brings in and out of focus throughout her works. She completed her...
Andrea Vail

Andrea Vail

  Andrea Vail is interested in the emphasis that American culture places on amassing stuff in pursuit of happiness and the ironic emptiness to which it leads. Hinged on textile traditions and techniques, her practice materializes as sculpture, installation, and collaborative exchange. Vail is an artist, teacher, and facilitator based in Charlotte, NC. She is the...
Elsewhere Goes To Madison

Elsewhere Goes To Madison

Overview Reckon Holler Box Tire Mobile Happening at Bicentennial Overview Elsewhere Goes To Madison was an off-site Rural Residency in April 2018 that engaged artists and citizens through interactive, socially engaged works produced for the “Madison Music Fest,” celebrating the town’s Bicentennial. This inaugural residency session invited national and local artists to stay and work at the Reckon Holler residency outside...
What's Underneath That Rock?

What’s Underneath That Rock?

Rimona Law (Portland, OR) Elsewhere Goes To Madison. April 2018. Audio interviews, interactive surveys. A collection of questions and reflections, What’s Underneath That Rock? brings together residents of Rockingham County to consider the ways in which water wells make rural life both possible and precarious.
Instructions On Waving

Instructions On Waving

Sidney Stretz (Greensboro, NC)  Elsewhere Goes To Madison. April 2018. Photographs & real life observations, ink, paper, xerox copies. “Waving to your neighbors is a customary sign that you belong to a place. Individuals have expressed this greeting (when traveling to and from) in a myriad of ways, from short gestures to exaggerated movements.” After studying and noting a...
Project #2

Project #2

  Adam Carlin (Greensboro, NC) Elsewhere Goes To Madison. April 2018. Interactive installation documentation. Object images, written audience responses. Carlin leads a performative exercise in storytelling though objects as a way for participants to dream new ways for businesses to collaborate. The stories will be compiled into a publication gifted to the aforementioned stores.
These Madison Times!

These Madison Times!

Avery Cousins (Staunton, VA) Elsewhere Goes To Madison. April 2018. Performance documentation. Archival and oral history research, acrylic on wood. After discussing and documenting conversations with numerous Madison residents and archivists, Cousins performed a brief history every hour on the hour at the Madison Music Fest. Cousins also painted a quote from a local archivist on to a...