Wyoming Arts Council

Musicians supporting artists — and vice versa

Wyomingarts is seeing more organizations in the Mountain West that are finding new and interesting ways to support artists and the arts. The above poster by Randy Pijoan promotes the June 22 performance by Widespread Panic at the Taos (N.M.) Solar Music Festival. All proceeds from poster sales will go to the Ventero Open Press
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Arts Council and Humanities Council team up at Wyoming Association of Municipalities conference

The Wyoming Arts Council’s Mike Shay staffs the booth shared by WAC and the Wyoming Humanities Council at the Wyoming Association of Municipalities (WAM) conference in Sheridan on June 10. WCH staffers (not pictured) Jason Burge and Sheila Bricher-Wade stopped in Sheridan for their state tour promoting “Civility Matters.” Photo by Jason Burge.

Call for artists: Renewal Altered Book Exhibit

From the Teton County Public Library: As the library prepares for an addition and renovation, we invite you take apart and rebuild an old book. Repurposed book art projects will become part of a traveling exhibition opening this fall. Each participant will be given the same set of “starter supplies,” including one book and a
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Benefit for Old West Museum features Neal McCoy

Neal McCoy The OldWestMuseum continues its partnership with the Outlaw Saloon in Cheyenne for a benefit concert on Saturday June 25, by Neal McCoy.  Tickets are $20.00 in advance and $25.00 the day of the show.  To buy tickets or for more information, visit www.oldwestmuseum.org or call (307)635-7552 or (307)778-7290. Neal McCoy has 3 platinum albums
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Work featured in the 2011 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition for sale at State Museum

Marsha BarrittUpton, Wyoming“Reflections”photo giclee22″ x 25″$700 The 2011 Governor’s Capitol Art exhibition and Sale celebrates Wyoming artists. This juried competition is building a unique art collection for display in the executive offices and public areas of government facilities in the Cheyenne area. The annual exhibition is a joint partnership between the five elected officials, the
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Work featured in the 2011 Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition for sale at State Museum

Marsha BarrittUpton, Wyoming“Reflections”photo giclee22″ x 25″$700 The 2011 Governor’s Capitol Art exhibition and Sale celebrates Wyoming artists. This juried competition is building a unique art collection for display in the executive offices and public areas of government facilities in the Cheyenne area. The annual exhibition is a joint partnership between the five elected officials, the
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Update on Western Wyoming Plein Air Competition

News from Charles Dayton about the Western Wyoming Plein Air Competition July 20-23 in Cokeville: Artists may paint anywhere in Western Wyoming with at least one painting within 20 miles of Cokeville. Artists may turn in up to four completed, framed and ready-to-be-hung works for the competition and show. All work must be done en
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Wyoming Writers, Inc. conference good time for all

About 80 writers attended the annual Wyoming Writers, Inc. conference that took place in Casper at the Ramada Inn. Manuscript pitches were made to Katie Dublinski of Gray Wolf Press and New York agent Peter Steinberg, and many writers were asked to send something along. That’s always great to hear. Poetry editor Chris Fishbach was
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Experimental exhibition explores concept of place and creative process

Sequencing through Time and Place, an experimental three-part exhibition by artist Wendy Bredehoft, photographer Susan Moldenhauer and dancer Margaret Wilson examines three locations through their respective mediums of mixed media, photography and movement. Each part will be on view for one day at Gallery 211, 211 1st St., Laramie.                             Susan Moldenhauer, The London Project: The
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One week and counting: Postmark deadline June 20 for creative writing fellowships

Postmark deadline for the 2012 creative writing fellowships in fiction is Monday, June 20. Judge for this year’s fellowships is fiction writer and essayist Pam Houston. FMI: Mike Shay at the Wyoming Arts Council, 307-777-5234 or mike.shay@wyo.gov

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