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Current Artists in Residence

The Deering Estate is an artist support organization that strives to include, educate, and enrich the lives of local communities, and welcomes local, national, and international visitors and partnerships.

Our respected Artist-in-Residence program focuses on multidisciplinary works at the intersection of science and the arts and plays a vital role in the community through audience engagement and sustainable practices in art and conservation.

2024 Artists

Marlon is an eleven-time Emmy award-winning producer and director. He has produced award-winning documentary films exploring music, social and cultural issues.

Marlon Johnson

Charles Deering McCormick Fellow

Tony Fernandez is a photographer who studied with Jerry N. Uelsmann at the Univerity of Florida (BA), and with Aaron Siskind at the Institute of Design in Chicago (MFA). His interest in teaching took him to East Lansing, Michigan, where he completed the Ph.D. in Education at Michigan State University. His career as an educator spans four decades, having taught at the elementary, secondary, and college level. He began the Photography program at the New World School of the Arts in Miami, where he is still an adjunct instructor of Photography and Cinematography. His photographs are in the George Eastman House and The Cleveland Museum of Art.

Tony Fernandez