Wyoming Arts Council

Curator of Collections hired by UW Art Museum

Nicole Crawford (shown above) has been named the new curator of collections at the University of Wyoming Art Museum in Laramie. She is the former gallery director at the Gerald Peters Gallery in Santa Fe. During her eight years with the gallery, she supervised staff, conducted research and worked with numerous collectors. In her role
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"Parents’ Night" at AVA Aug. 14

"Parents' Night" at AVA Aug. 14

Deadline Oct. 1: Millay Colony for the Arts

The Millay Colony, located on the former property of Edna St. Vincent Millay in Austerlitz, N.Y., offers one-month residencies between April and November, 2010, to six visual artists, composers, and writers in all genres. Residents are provided with room, board, and studio space, as well as access to the sprawling estate. To apply, send an
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WAC holds next quarterly board meeting Aug. 20-21 in Afton

The Wyoming Arts Council will hold its next quarterly board meeting on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 20-21, at the Afton Civic Center in Afton. The board invites individuals and organizational representatives to attend any part of the meeting to observe the board process, and to address the board during the public comment session at 4
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Advice for fiction writers: naming characters

Cheyenne fiction writer Joanne Kennedy wrote a recent blog post about the methods she uses to choose names for her characters, especially the villains: I’ve been struggling with the antagonist in my new book. So has my protagonist, of course, but she seems to be winning. Up until today, I wasn’t doing so well. It’s
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Burt Bradley writes review of Craig Arnold’s "Made Flesh"

Burt Bradley, poet and English prof at Northwest College in Powell, wrote a review of Craig Arnold’s final book for Sunday’s Billings Gazette. Here’s the opening section: One can’t help reading Craig Arnold’s second book of poetry, “Made Flesh,” without thinking that this is his last book of poetry. On April 26, Arnold disappeared while
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Burt Bradley writes review of Craig Arnold's "Made Flesh"

Burt Bradley, poet and English prof at Northwest College in Powell, wrote a review of Craig Arnold’s final book for Sunday’s Billings Gazette. Here’s the opening section: One can’t help reading Craig Arnold’s second book of poetry, “Made Flesh,” without thinking that this is his last book of poetry. On April 26, Arnold disappeared while
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National Museum of Wildlife Art hosts variety of events for Western Visions fundraiser

From a press release: The National Museum of Wildlife Art offers fine art for sale by more than 150 leading artists, ranging from photography to jewelry to painted miniatures and more as part of its 22nd annual Western Visions fundraiser. Arts-related events include a series of shows and sales, artist demonstrations and galas, with the
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Pat & John Patton perform at Casper College

Pat and John Patton will perform on Saturday, Aug. 22, 7:30 p.m. in Durham Hall at Aley Fine Arts Center, Casper College. Patrick Patton is Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at Casper College. He is past chair of the department of Music and served as artistic director of the Choral Arts Ensemble
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