Justus Poehls

Refuge Update 26: Celebrating 3 Years of Refuge

Apr 27 2018

On April 22, we celebrated the 3 year anniversary of co-founders Cory Chisel and Adriel Denae’s first arrival to our property. The duo worked with the existing non-profit alliance for two years to help stabilize the property and the 501(c)(3). They nicknamed the building “The Refuge” and began to bring...

Refuge Update 26: Celebrating 3 Years of Refuge

Refuge Update 17

Feb 23 2018

We are thrilled to announce the arrival of co-founder Adriel Denae’s first single & video from her new album produced by Norah Jones, coming out this year through Refuge Foundation for the Arts. Courier Journal and USA Today shared the stunning video filmed and directed by Artists in Residence Oliver Franklin Anderson and Justus Poehls. ...

Refuge Update 17

Refuge Update 13

Jan 26 2018

Manchester Orchestra We want to say thank you to all who attended An Evening with Manchester Orchestra Acoustic in our chapel on Sunday. Andy Hull and Rob McDowell performed for an intimate audience delivering an incredibly special evening at the Refuge. You can check out the first four songs here. Photo: Justus Poehls Featuring: Andy...

Refuge Update 13

Refuge Update 11

Jan 04 2018

Happy 2018 We hope you had a wonderful holiday season and start to the new year. We will be updating you shortly with some big announcements we have coming for the new year, including two album release announcements! For now, we hope you can come by The Draw for an event one...

Refuge Update 11

Refuge Update 10: 2017 Recap

Jan 02 2018

See you in the light of 2018. Happy New Year, and thank you for your continued support of Refuge Foundation for the Arts.   Video: Justus Poehls, Oliver Franklin Anderson Singers: Adriel Denae, Erin Rae, Coco Reilly, The Dove & The Wolf Sound: Samuel James Farrell Song: “Rare Feeling” written by Twain Refuge Arts Logo: Chad Ó...

Refuge Update 10: 2017 Recap

Refuge Update 5

Nov 09 2017

Refuge photographer Justus Poehls has been working to creatively document the momentary passings and prolonged residencies of the talented artists that find respite within the walls of the Refuge. Justus has been experimenting with various digital and analog processes to chronicle this unique endeavor. His current photographic undertaking involves tintypes – a photograph...

Refuge Update 5

Refuge Update 4

Nov 02 2017

Holiday Mischief Our Holiday Mischief show takes place on December 14th with Cory Chisel, Adriel Denae, the Appleton Boychoir, and other special guests welcoming the holiday season. We are offering a Sustainability Package that will include priority seating & early admission, a Holiday Toast with Cory & Adriel, a limited edition signed poster, and more! All...

Refuge Update 4