Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design, 1988
Ama Rogan is the Managing Director of A Studio in the Woods at Tulane University, an artist-in-residency facility centered on creative and innovative responses to environmental and social themes. Rogan earned a BFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1988 and had a professional art practice until 2000 working in a variety of media including printmaking, ceramics and mixed media. In 2001 she joined the fledgling Board of Friends of A Studio in the Woods and founded the Program committee that oversaw the development of the Studio signature residency program. In 2004 she became Managing Director at the Studio and in this capacity she works closely with the Friends of A Studio in the Woods to design, oversee and raise funds all artistic programing at A Studio in the Woods. Recognizing the opportunity to focus residencies on pressing environmental themes she spearheaded the transition of the program to the international recognized leader in ecological residencies that it is today.