Wyoming Arts Council

National Service act includes arts education

This news comes from the Colorado Museums listserv: The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, which President Obama is expected to sign into law today, expands national service opportunities for all ages, focusing on veterans’ services, the environment, disaster relief, and arts education. The new law will also build the capacity of nonprofits and strengthen
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Call for entries: "As Rendered in Pastel"

Download application at http://ciaogallery.com/images/uploads/file/Pastel%20Application.pdf

Call for entries: "As Rendered in Pastel"

Download application at http://ciaogallery.com/images/uploads/file/Pastel%20Application.pdf

Correction to an earlier post

From Mike Shay, Wyomingarts editor: In a Jan. 22 post, I mistakenly stated that I wrote the press releases for the award-winning PR campaign by the Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources PIO Office. The PR campaign was for the 2008 Wyoming Poetry Out Loud competition held March 10 and 11, 2008, in Cheyenne. While
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New foundation supports Native American arts

Here are excerpts from an article by Robin Pogrebin in the New York Times about a new foundation that will support Native American arts: Even as arts groups around the country are cutting back because of declining endowments and donations, a new foundation to support the work of American Indian, Native Hawaiian and Alaska Native
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Pat Frolander’s chapbook due out in July

Wyomingarts has been assisting Pat Frolander of Sundance through the sometimes labyrinthine pathways of the WAC’s Cybergrants system. Pat volunteered to write grants for this summer’s Wyoming Writers, Inc., conference in Casper. As I guided her through the grants process, Pat never once mentioned that she has a chapbook coming out in July. So, as
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Pat Frolander's chapbook due out in July

Wyomingarts has been assisting Pat Frolander of Sundance through the sometimes labyrinthine pathways of the WAC’s Cybergrants system. Pat volunteered to write grants for this summer’s Wyoming Writers, Inc., conference in Casper. As I guided her through the grants process, Pat never once mentioned that she has a chapbook coming out in July. So, as
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For all you writers out there

Mark Jenkins came to my non-fiction grad class last week and talked to us aspiring authors about how he as an writer and his writing has evolved. Just recently back from Papua New Guinea, he talked about this most recent trip and the topic of writing. He says the line between non-fiction and fiction is
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WAC fellowship recipients feted at "Public Art & Community" symposium

The 2009 Wyoming Arts Council fellowship jurors and recipients/honorable mentions pose for a group photo following the awards ceremony April 4 during the arts symposium at the UW Conference Center in Laramie. Pictured (left to right) are jurors Lawrence Argent, Gina Ruggeri and Greg Esser; fellowship recipients David Henderson, Worland and Florence Alfano McEwin, Green
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WAC fellowship recipients feted at "Public Art & Community" symposium

The 2009 Wyoming Arts Council fellowship jurors and recipients/honorable mentions pose for a group photo following the awards ceremony April 4 during the arts symposium at the UW Conference Center in Laramie. Pictured (left to right) are jurors Lawrence Argent, Gina Ruggeri and Greg Esser; fellowship recipients David Henderson, Worland and Florence Alfano McEwin, Green
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