Public Artist

ANNOUNCING: Collaborative Residency 2017

H e l l o   C h a r l o t t e s v i l l e !   We’re...   Read More

NO WAKE Public Artist Residency Celebration

This family-friendly event is free and begins at 5:00 with refreshments and a chance to mingle–food will be available for purchase from Cote-Rotie Food...   Read More

2nd Message in the Bottle: What is NO WAKE, anyway?

Dear Person, I hope you got my last note. I’m going to stop hinting around and being all mysterious, and explain to you what...   Read More

1st Message in the Bottle: NO WAKE & the Public Artist Residency

Dear Person, If you’re reading this you got my message. I am here and you are there. For now anyway. I want to know...   Read More

2016 Public Artist Jennifer Hoyt Tidwell

The Bridge PAI, Charlottesville’s Creative Hub, is pleased to announce local performance and theatre artist Jennifer Hoyt Tidwell as the 2016 Public Artist. Each...   Read More

Program Statement

In 2006, on brief visit to Charlottesville, I was enjoying a subdued, sleepy downtown when I came across a flyer announcing a special performance that was to take...   Read More

About Jennifer Hoyt Tidwell

Jennifer Hoyt Tidwell is a theatre and performance artist, a lady arm wrestler, and a single mother. She has co-created theater, performance art, and...   Read More

Artist Update

As we find ourselves fully immersed in the new year (wow 2015!) I can’t help but feel excitement and anticipation for the ongoing work...   Read More

Perspective: Daillen Culver on Transitory Encounters

Written by Daillen Culver, UVa Student Intern at The Bridge PAI For the past six months, environmental artist Benjamin Thorp has made the commute...   Read More

Community Discussion Led By Dr. Amy Howard and Sarad Davenport

All citizens of Charlottesville are invited to participate in a discussion about the role art and design can play in civic engagement, specifically around...   Read More