Wyoming Arts Council

Nicolaysen releases RFQ guidelines for innovative public art partnership in Casper

From Lisa Hatchadoorian at the Nicolaysen Art Museum in Casper: In early 2011, a unique opportunity arose to integrate public art into a new development for low income housing located on the eastern edge of the Casper business district and directly across the street from the NicolaysenArt Museum, a contemporary art museum in downtown Casper.  David Haney,
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Schedule announced for Sept. 22-24 Casper College Literary Conference

Kristen Elias Rowley Schedule for the Casper College Literary Conference (all events at CasperCollege unless noted otherwise). Notice that the Wyoming Arts Council fellowship reading will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, in the Goodstein Foundation Library lobby:Thursday, Sept. 22 2-4:30 p.m., CE 217 South – Laurie Kutchins workshop: “Uprising in the Creative Writing
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34th Annual Arts & Crafts Show and Sale on Saturday, Aug. 13, in Cheyenne

Approximately 50 artists and crafters will be on hand at the 34th Annual Arts and Crafts Show and Sale on Saturday, Aug. 13, on the grounds of the Barrett Building in Cheyenne. One of the largest and longest running arts and crafts shows in the area, crafts persons from throughout the Rocky Mountain region participate each
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34th Annual Arts & Crafts Show and Sale on Saturday, Aug. 13, in Cheyenne

Approximately 50 artists and crafters will be on hand at the 34th Annual Arts and Crafts Show and Sale on Saturday, Aug. 13, on the grounds of the Barrett Building in Cheyenne. One of the largest and longest running arts and crafts shows in the area, crafts persons from throughout the Rocky Mountain region participate each
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Casting call for new film, "Druid Peak"

So you want to be in the movies… DRUID PEAK casting call Please bring a headshot (or current photo) and resume. August 13, 2011 Noon-4 p.m. The OldWilsonSchoolhouseCommunity Center 5655 Main Street, Wilson, Wyoming Contact: Jeff Petriello Producer 973.919.3301 contact@druidpeak.com Character Descriptions: McGill: late 40s/50s/early 60s.  Owner of a large cattle ranch just outside of Yellowstone,
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Casting call for new film, "Druid Peak"

So you want to be in the movies… DRUID PEAK casting call Please bring a headshot (or current photo) and resume. August 13, 2011 Noon-4 p.m. The OldWilsonSchoolhouseCommunity Center 5655 Main Street, Wilson, Wyoming Contact: Jeff Petriello Producer 973.919.3301 contact@druidpeak.com Character Descriptions: McGill: late 40s/50s/early 60s.  Owner of a large cattle ranch just outside of Yellowstone,
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Public invited to attend Wyoming Arts Council board events Aug. 11-12 in Lander

The Wyoming Arts Council (WAC) will hold its quarterly board meeting in Lander August 11-12.  The meeting will be held in the National Outdoor Leadership School Board Room, from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Thursday, and from 10 a.m. until business is concluded on Friday.  Agenda items include:  Review and discussion of progress made on the
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Cat Urbigkit knows her sheep — and so does Lander sculptor David Alan Clark

Top photo: Three sculpted sheep and a herding dog await final touches by artist David Alan Clark. Bottom photo: Clark with the sheepherder’s horse that will be part of the installation. Photos by Cat Urbigkit. From writer and artist and sheep expert Cat Urbigkit of Pinedale: I was invited to sculptor David Alan Clark’s Lander
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Library of Congress names Philip Levine the new U.S. Poet Laureate

The Library of Congress announced today that Philip Levine, who is “best known for his big-hearted, Whitmanesque poems about working-class Detroit” (New York Times quote), is to be the next poet laureate, succeeding W. S. Merwin. Congratulations to Mr. Levine, one of wyomingarts’ favorite poets. Here’s part of the statement issued today by the Library
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WAC announces winners of creative writing fellowships

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s creative writing fellowships in fiction. They are Kathy Bjornestad of Sundance, Samuel Western of Sheridan and Stefani Farris of Lander. They each will receive a $3,000 award plus a $500 stipend to travel to Casper to read their work at the annual
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