Wyoming Arts Council

Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition purchase awards announced

Purchase award winner Michele Farrier of Alta, “Stateline Road,” pastel, 18″ x 20″, $800.00. Michelle’s work will be on display as part of the Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition this weekend at the Hynds Building in Cheyenne.   This was announced Tuesday by the Wyoming State Museum: Purchase Award recipients for the 2012 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition have been announced, and
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Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition purchase awards announced

Purchase award winner Michele Farrier of Alta, “Stateline Road,” pastel, 18″ x 20″, $800.00. Michelle’s work will be on display as part of the Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition this weekend at the Hynds Building in Cheyenne.   This was announced Tuesday by the Wyoming State Museum: Purchase Award recipients for the 2012 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition have been announced, and
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Poet and novelist Naomi Shihab Nye: "Hope in Our Pockets"

“Hope in Our Pockets: An Evening with Poet & Novelist Naomi Shihab Nye” on Thursday, June 28, 8 p.m., Center for the Arts Theatre, 240 S. Glenwood St., Jackson. Poetry has never been far away, in any of our lives. It’s as close as hems and collars, the pockets we place our treasures in, the
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Poet and novelist Naomi Shihab Nye: "Hope in Our Pockets"

“Hope in Our Pockets: An Evening with Poet & Novelist Naomi Shihab Nye” on Thursday, June 28, 8 p.m., Center for the Arts Theatre, 240 S. Glenwood St., Jackson. Poetry has never been far away, in any of our lives. It’s as close as hems and collars, the pockets we place our treasures in, the
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Ron McIntosh, Laramie, Evening Sky, oil, 15″ x 30″, $1,200.00 

Soft pastels workshop by Linda Lillegraven June 30 at The NIC

From a NIC news release: The Nicolaysen Art Museum will host a basic soft pastels workshop with noted Wyoming artist Linda Lillegraven on Saturday, June 30, from 12:00-4:00pm. Attendees will learn the proper techniques for using chalk pastels, tips and tricks on how to blend pastels and will create their own artwork. Don’t miss this
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Karen Stewart named new chair of Wyoming Arts Council board

Karen Stewart of Jackson will serve as the Wyoming Arts Council Chairwoman beginning July 1. She replaces David Neary, whose term on the WAC board ends June 30. Neary served for six years on the board, two as chairman. Stewart will lead the WAC Board as the new communication plan for the Council is implemented.
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Call for entries: ArtSpot!

The Center of Wonder announces a bigger stipend and longer installation time. Artists will be awarded $2000 for creating an ArtSpot that will be displayed from September 1, 2012 through March 15th, 2013. Submit your concepts by June 27, 2012. Artists will be notified by July 8th, 2012. Submit to: artspot2012@gmail.com Download Guidelines here. Artwork
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Western & Jahiel team up for Wyofile profile of custom bridle and bit craftsman Tom Balding

Tom Balding in his shop. Photo by Adam Jahiel. Two Wyoming Arts Council fellowship winners teamed up to profile custom bridle and bit craftsman Tom Balding in the latest issue of WyoFile. The story was written by Sheridan’s Sam Western, a 2012 creative writing fellowship recipient in fiction and author of Pushed off the Mountain
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Western & Jahiel team up for Wyofile profile of custom bridle and bit craftsman Tom Balding

Tom Balding in his shop. Photo by Adam Jahiel. Two Wyoming Arts Council fellowship winners teamed up to profile custom bridle and bit craftsman Tom Balding in the latest issue of WyoFile. The story was written by Sheridan’s Sam Western, a 2012 creative writing fellowship recipient in fiction and author of Pushed off the Mountain
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