Wyoming Arts Council

Wyoming Arts Council Announces Fellowship Recipients

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Fellowships in Visual Arts, Creative Writing, Performing Arts, and the Native Art Fellowship. Visual Arts Fellowship recipients are: Al Hubbard of Riverton, DaleRae Green of Fort Washakie, and Kyle Reed of Laramie. An honorable mention was awarded to Paul Taylor of Laramie.
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Inaugural Native Art Fellowship Recipient

Colleen Friday of Arapahoe, Wyo. is the recipient of the Wyoming Arts Council’s inaugural Native Art Fellowship. The Native Art Fellowship is an award of merit open to Native artists based within Wyoming working across any artistic discipline or medium. This fellowship is designed to raise the profiles of the highly talented Native artists in
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Wyoming Arts Council Launches Strategic Plan Survey

The Wyoming Arts Council has launched an online Google survey to gather public input for their next strategic plan. Every five years the Arts Council completes a new strategic plan in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts. As part of this process the Arts Council will be gathering feedback through public listening sessions,
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Folk Art Mentoring Grant Recipients

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the 13 recipients of the fiscal year 2022 Folk & Traditional Arts Mentoring Project Grants. The recipients are:  Vicki Engavo (Eastern Shoshone) teaching Becky Bercier (Turtle Mountain Chippewa), both of Fort Washakie, the art of Eagle Feather Fan Making.  Rich Singer (Crow), of Fort Washakie, teaching Winslow
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Registration Now Open for Plein Air in the Parks

Plein Air in the Parks is a collaborative weekend event presented this year by Wyoming State Parks, the Wyoming Arts Council, the Cody Country Art League, Laramie Artists Project, and the University of Wyoming Art Museum. This annual painting and drawing competition pairs talented artists with beautiful locations, and offers cash prizes to top participants.
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Wyoming Arts Council Holding Public Listening Sessions in Northeast Wyoming

The Wyoming Arts Council is holding the first round in a series of statewide listening sessions in Sheridan, Gillette, and Sundance. Every five years the Arts Council completes a new strategic plan in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts. As part of this process the Arts Council will be gathering feedback through public
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Grant Funding

The Wyoming Arts Council has awarded nearly $800,000 in Community Support Grants to 111 non-profit organizations, arts and education programs throughout the state for projects, services, and events scheduled from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. The Community Support Grant is a competitive grant category open to 501(c)(3) organizations or government agencies, including tribal
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Wyoming Arts Council Announces Free Creative Aging Training for Non-profit Arts Organizations

In partnership with Lifetime Arts, the Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting applications from Wyoming non-profit arts organizations to participate in a free virtual training on best practices in Creative Aging. Wyoming has a growing community of older adults. One effective way to address adverse health effects associated with aging is with intentional arts engagement.
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Deadline Approaching for Wyoming Arts Council Fellowships

The application period closes June 10 for the Wyoming Arts Council fellowships in Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Creative Writing and the Native Art Fellowship. All fellowship recipients will receive a $3,000 unrestricted award as well as an opportunity to showcase their work in the state. Fellowships are open to Wyoming residents, and are merit-based awards.
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The 2021 Wyoming Road Trip Playlist is Here

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the 2021 Wyoming Road Trip Playlist. Summer is near and folks are gearing up for many adventures alongside the rising temps and summer breeze. The musical talent of the Cowboy State provides the perfect soundtrack for any adventure, especially those that require long drives across the high
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