Zayne Armstrong
Mike Ashkin
Winona Barton-Ballantine
Nick Bastis
Leslie Brack
Daniel Chew
Clara Chapin Hess
Alie Cirgenski
Melissa Constantine
Stephen Cope
McKeever Donovan
Sarah Elliott
Noah Furman
Jasper Griepink
Tim Feeney
Dimitri Hertz
Elizabeth Jaeger
Millie Kapp
Devin Kenny
Raphael Linsi
Snejina Latev
Jordon Lord
Annie Lewandowski
Annie Maurer
David Madsen
Nicholas Monsour
Audrey Moyer
Sean O’Conell
Ahndraya Parlato
Megan Ransmeier
Miriam Readling
George Rhoads
Paul Rhoads
Julia Rich
Owen Schmit
Antonio Serna
Noah Sparkes
Hannah Tepper
Deniz Unal
Georgia Wall




Complement( )s

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is an arts organization formed with hospitality as a functioning principle. Host and guest (i.e. COMPLIMENTA and artist, artist and public, public and COMPLIMENTA) exist in a reciprocal dynamic of mutual participation. This ethos cultivates an environment where artists can gather in collaboration with the local and larger public, engaging in a conversation that is both generous and rigorous in it’s approach. The primary site of COMPLIMENTA is the Manse, a property in the Town of Enfield, outside of Ithaca NY. The Manse serves as a project space, artists’ residency, gallery, home, farm, and grounds for the annual, large-scale, 3 day exhibition, also called COMPLIMENTA. COMPLIMENTA hosts what we consider to be some of the most currently relevant artists, writers, performers and musicians, from the local area and abroad. Presentation of participants’ work facilitates an interaction where the limits of cultural communication can be pressed, and what proliferates celebrated.

Complimenta Summer Residency (CSR) 2013!
July 20th- August 27

The Complimenta Summer Residency is a month long, project-based residency for interdisciplinary artists, at the Manse in Enfield, NY. Practitioners are supplied with lodging, working space (including individual studios and a communal woodshop) and board during their stay at the Manse. The residents' projects will be presented as part of COMPLIMENTA (II), a 3-day , large-scale curated program of exhibition and performance at the Manse. Residents will be expected to help with the vegetable garden, and meals, as well as play a role in the organization of COMPLIMENTA(II).

The Complimenta Summer Residency (CSR) has been established to provide artists with a space to focus on their work in order to realize a particular project, while in the company of a community of peers. Complimenta is particularly interested in projects that respond to their environment in some way, and that aim to foster discourse around ideas of place, location, hospitality, exchange and site specificity. Projects that take a research based approach, or are in some way site specific are well suited to the CSR.

This year's residents have been nominated. Look-out for our new, open-call application for the summer residency, available this fall!