Wyoming Arts Council

Wyoming legislature commissions art work

Professional artists with experience in commissioned portrait work are invited by the Wyoming Legislature to apply to paint up to five portraits of Wyoming Governors for display in the State Capitol. The criteria for the commission require that the portraits be in harmony with the Capitol’s dignified surroundings. The portraits are to be ¾ standing
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CWC Sinks Canyon Center offers workshops

Artist’s Summit 2007, a collaboration among the Lander Art Center, the Art Association of Jackson Hole and Central Wyoming College in Riverton, introduces seven visual arts workshops this summer in the Wind River Range. On June 8-13, Adam Jahiel, a photographer from Story, offers “Creating the world through your own lens,” for photographers at any
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Bilingual Author, Illustrator Bridges Cultural Gaps

Illustrator and children’s author Lulu Delacre creates stories about her Latin American heritage to help bridge cultural gaps among young readers. By painting pictures of Latin American people and places, in English-language books, Delacre empowers Latino children to share their heritage with their English-speaking classmates. Delacre will share her stories and illustrations during a Teton
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No lions, no tigers, but Bears

In celebration of its 20th Anniversary, the National Museum of Wildlife Art is sponsoring a state-wide art competition for Wyoming high school art students. “Wild About Bears:Wyoming Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the National Museum of Wildlife Art” challenges students to design and decorate fiberglass bear forms; the completed works will be exhibited and judged
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Check out New West’s book section

Jenny Shank is the editor for the New West web site’s books and writers section. Over the past few months, the section has featured stories about Wyomingites Annie Proulx and Mark Spragg. Last fall, it did a story on the Wyoming Authors Wiki sponsored by the Wyoming Center for the Book. It’s also a good
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Check out New West's book section

Jenny Shank is the editor for the New West web site’s books and writers section. Over the past few months, the section has featured stories about Wyomingites Annie Proulx and Mark Spragg. Last fall, it did a story on the Wyoming Authors Wiki sponsored by the Wyoming Center for the Book. It’s also a good
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WAC board meets in Jackson May 17-18

The Wyoming Arts Council will hold its quarterly board meeting in Jackson May 17-18. The board invites you to attend the public comment session from 4:30-6 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, at the Center for the Arts’ Bushnell Drawing Studio, 240 S. Glenwood in Jackson. We welcome your comments about the agency’s policies, funding priorities,
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Notable upcoming exhibits at DAM

A few upcoming exhibits of note at the Denver Art Museum:“Artisans and Kings” features selected treasures from the Louvre will run from October 6 through January 6, 2008.“Color as Field” depicting American Painting from 1950-1975, runs from November 9, to February 3, 2008.“Inspiring Impressionism” runs from February 23, 2008 to May 25, 2008.

Garden Festival on May 19th

Cheyenne Depot Garden Festival will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2007 from 9 am to 5 pm. The Master Gardeners, Laramie County Cooperative Extension Service and the Cheyenne Depot Museum are partnering to host this free-to-the-public event. The Master Gardeners’ Plant Sale will be held in the Depot Plaza on Saturday from 9:00 am
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Inda Eaton and Friends in Casper

Inda and friends will perform May 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kelly Walsh High School auditorium. Inda is recording this show for a live album and previewing new work-in-progress material from her upcoming studio album. Inda will be appearing with her acoustic trio and special guest artist Eve Nelson. Nelson is a classically trained
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