ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We extend our deep gratitude to the 29 artists who participated in this publication, and to The Ford Family Foundation, whose generosity made this publication and these residencies possible. Thank you to Anne Kubisch, The Ford Family Foundation’s President; Carol Dalu, Grants Manager, and Kandis Brewer Nunn, Senior Advisor. Thank you to Tad Savinar for contributing the publication essay and for guidance on the development of the project. Ucross staff members Sharon Dynak, Ruth Salvatore, Tracey Y. Kikut and Carly Fraysier were instrumental in gathering materials for the book, as were Margot H. Knight, Judy Freeland and Terra Fuller of Djerassi. We are also grateful to designer Rhona Bitner and to Jon Lodge of ArtCraft Printers. The staffs and boards of the Djerassi Resident Artists Program and Ucross Foundation are the ones who keep the residency magic alive. We offer our sincere thanks to all: Djerassi Staff Margot H. Knight, Executive Director; Gregory Stock, Director of Develop- ment; Terra Fuller, Development Manager; Judy Freeland, Residency Coordinator; Carolyn Bush, Bookkeeper; Felicia Herron, Environmental Stewardship Associate; Anza Jarschke, Resident Manager; Rewa Bush, Program Associate; Tim DeVoe, Facilities Manager; Dan Tosh, Chef Djerassi Board of Trustees Cass Calder Smith, Chair; Jeanne Finley, Vice Chair/Chair Elect; Larry Wood, Treasurer; Randall Schwabacher, Past Chair; Margot H. Knight, Executive Director; Binta Ayofemi; Kelly Dennehy; Lauren DiCioccio; Dale Djerassi; Peter Fish; Laura Grigsby; Tobin McDaniel; Ingrid Rojas Contreras; K.M. Soehnlein Ucross Staff Sharon Dynak, President; Cindy Brooks, Residency Chef; Carly Fraysier, Intern; Marty Jelly, Facilities Assistant; Tracey Kikut, Program Associate; Mike Latham, Facilities and Grounds Manager; Carol Melver, Horticulture Manager; Donna Mines, Housekeeper; Leslie Olsen, Business Manager; Ruth Salvatore, Residency Manager; Allen Smith, Facilities Assistant; Shelly Stoner, Office Coordinator Ucross Board of Trustees Jim Nelson, Chair and Treasurer; Tad Savinar, Vice President; Charlie Hart, Secretary; Carolyn Eason; Bill Gilbert; Mark Gordon; Mike Hammer; Lisa Hatchadoorian; Steve Jimenez; Jesse Marion Right top: at Djerassi bottom: Clear Creek at Ucross