Wyoming Arts Council

Arts Advocacy Day luncheon Feb. 13

Arts events next week in Laramie

Friday, Feb. 6, 7 p.m. — “Spirit of Afghanistan” slide show of Afghan women, Albany Country Public Library. Free. Saturday, Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m. — UW Department of Music presents pianist Sun Kyung Lee, Fine Arts Center concert hall. Tickets cost $5 for students and senior citizens, and $7 for others. Tuesday, Feb. 10-Saturday, Feb.
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Gallery Walk Feb. 6 in downtown Laramie

This comes from Terry Reid at Northern Front in Laramie: Thgere will be a Gallery Walk in downtown Laramie on Friday, Feb. 6, 5:30-9 p.m.Here are the featured galleries: Keag Gallery: 414 Grand Avenue, Laramie , WY 82070, (307) 745-3308 an eclectic space next to All Terrain Sports. Featuring Wyoming Landscape painter, Mack Brislawn, through
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Stimulus package still has NEA funding

This news release comes from Thomas L. Birch, legislative counsel for the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies: The House of Representatives on Wednesday, January 28, passed the economic stimulus legislation — H.R.1, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act — with provisions intact allocating $50 million for the National Endowment for the Arts. All Republican
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Nicolaysen reschedules workshop

The Artist-of-the-Month workshop by Lana Perrotti at Casper’s Nicolaysen Art Museum that was set for this Friday and Saturday has been rescheduled, according to curator of education Linda Lyman.The workshop, “Into the Wild: Creating Still Life and Landscapes with Pastel,” will now be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 28, Lyman said.FMI:
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Anderson Ranch Arts Center offers residencies

Anderson Ranch Arts Center offers two- to three-month residencies to emerging and established artists in seven areas: ceramics, digital media, furniture/wood, painting/drawing, photography, printmaking, and sculpture.The residency is based at the center in Colorado, and includes housing, studio space, meals, and an optional critical study component. To apply, send the completed application form, statement of
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Artists in The Hole confront bad economy

How are Wyoming’s artists reacting to challenges of a strange economy? By thinking creatively, of course. Henry Sweets reports in Planet Jackson Hole that local artists are forming collaboratives and making better use of existing local arts resources. An as-of-yet unnamed think-tank artist collective has already met a couple of times at Lyndsay McCandless to
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Everything you need to apply for 2009 Wyoming Arts Council visual arts fellowships

In the spirit of the times, Wyomingarts is trying something a bit different. What follows is a long post featuring the WAC visual arts fellowship guidelines and application form. Paper copies will be mailed next week, and we’ll have a pdf version on the WAC web site at wyoartscouncil.wpengine.com. But we’ve been getting calls from
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Latest issue of Wyoming Winds online

Wyoming Winds, a monthly e-newsletter from the Wyoming Coalition for the Homeless in Cheyenne, contains lots of info about homelessness in Wyoming and the U.S. It also features art and poetry. Check out the latest issue at http://www.wch.vcn.com/wwfeb09.htm WCH Director Virginia Sellner encourages wyomingarts readers to check out the org’s new page on Facebook at
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Modification to the Hathaway Scholarship to include music

A bill modifying the requirements for the Hathaway Scholarship was recently introduced by Elaine Harvey, a Representative to the House from Lovell. The bill as currently written would allow a student to substitute two years of music education in grades 9-12 instead of foreign languages. The bill does specify music education, not fine and performing
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