Notes On Life In The (Artist) Colonies

“I know what you’re thinking: sex! Drugs! Egos! Art! In all those respects, yes and no. A certain number of people turn up at the colonies with an indecorous agenda, but … [for] most artists at a colony, this is the only place to get away from all that.” Alumnus Jan Swafford gives us the goods on Yaddo and MacDowell.

Source: Slate 12/17/11