News & Timeline

July 2016: Studio 1 will be included in the Tivoli Artists Gallery July exhibition. For three weekends Studio 1 will be stationed in downtown Tivoli offering daylong micro residencies to select artists working with social practice, public performance, experimentation, and/or innovation. Resident artists include, in order of appearance: David Szlasa, Katrina Rodabaugh with special guests, Helene Lesterlin/ Studio Reynard, and Hope Mohr Dance. October 2015: Studio 1 relocates with Szlasa and Rodabaugh, traveling over 3,000 miles from Oakland, CA to the Hudson Valley NY where it now resides alongside their 200-year-old farmhouse and their carriage barn that will be converted into art studios and expand Range Studio programming. August - September 2015: David Szlasa designs and builds a second mobile art studio, Studio 2, as part of a community design class with students at Stanford University. Studio 2 was built as an agile arts programming platform with students at Stanford University from materials milled at Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, a field research station of the University.  Studio 2 moves around campus when Jasper Ridge, and hosting classes and exhibitions in art, music, and social practice. More details: Studio 2 at Stanford University. June - July 2015: For six weeks Studio 1 will be stationed along Market Street in downtown San Francisco offering one-week and micro residencies to select artists working with social practice, public performance, experimentation, and/or innovation. This residency is generously sponsored by the San Francisco Mayor's Office for Civic Innovation, San Francisco Arts Commission, and the Living Innovation Zone project.  Resident artists include, in order of appearance: Andrea Bergen, Sheldon Smith, inkBoat/ Anna Halprin, David Szlasa & Sara Shelton Mann, Jesse Hewit, Katrina Rodabaugh, and Jose Navarrete. April 2015: David Szlasa Production and Design is awarded a grant from the Kenneth Rainin Foundation for Studio 1- Mid Market, for micro artist residencies and pop-up performances along Market Street in San Francisco. October 2014: Studio 1 is featured at the Life is Living Festival on Saturday, October 11th at historic DeFremery Park in Oakland, CA. Life is Living is a free celebration of urban life through hip hop, intergenerational health, and environmental action. August 2014: Range Studio is featured in an article, Sm/Art Car, written by Rob Avila in the SF Bay Guardian. Read the article here. August 2014: Studio 1 premiers at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) BAN7 festival from Aug 3- 11 on the main plaza as part of the performing arts program. Inaugural Studio 1 resident performing artists include: Keith Hennessy, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Aaron Landsman, Dohee Lee, and David Szlasa. June 2014: Studio 1 is awarded a grant from The Zellerbach Family Foundation to support programming at YBCA's BAN7 in August 2014. May 2014: Studio 1 is awarded a CA$H Grant from Theatre Bay Area to support programming at YBCA's BAN7 in August 2014. December 2013: Szlasa & Rodabaugh finalize design of Studio 1 and Szlasa begins construction. April 2013: David Szlasa is awarded an Investing in Artists grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation to design and build Studio 1.