Wyoming Arts Council

Announcing the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2022 Blanchan and Doubleday Writing Award Winners

Hollie Sambrooks of Laramie and Brandon McQuade of Gillette are the recipients of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2022 Blanchan and Doubleday writing awards. Sambrooks won the Frank Nelson Doubleday Memorial Writing Award for the entry, “The Year She Came,” and McQuade received the Neltje Blanchan Memorial Writing Award for the entry, “If the Soul Could
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Announcing the recipient of the 2022 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing & Journalism Fellowship

Katie Christiansen of Evergreen, Colo. is the recipient of the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2022 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing & Journalism Fellowship. An honorable mention was given to Nikki Mann of Lander, Wyp.  The Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing & Journalism Fellowship is made possible through generous funding from The Pattie and Earle
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Deadline Approaching for Wyoming Arts Council’s Community Support Grant

The deadline to apply for  the  Community Support Grant (CSG) application is April 15 at 11:59 p.m. MST. The Community Support Grant is a competitive grant program for operating and/or project support for qualified organizations that provide services to their community through the arts. Applicants may also apply for funding for arts learning activities. The
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Wyoming Arts Council announces artists selected for Vaccine Confidence Project

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce that it has selected four Wyoming-based artists to create original work focused on encouraging COVID-19 and influenza vaccine uptake. The four selected artists are: Jared Rogerson, a country musician in Pinedale; Jasmine Pickner Bell and the North Bear Singers, a hoop dancer and traditional Arapaho drum group
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Wyoming Arts Council to host “Dutch Hop!” documentary film screening and dance

The Wyoming Arts Council (WAC)  is excited to announce a screening of the “Dutch Hop!” documentary film. The event will take place on Sat., April 16 at the Historic Pine Bluffs High School (607 Elm Street, Pine Bluffs, Wyo.) from 1-5 p.m. The “Dutch Hop!” documentary film will be screened at 1 p.m. The filmmakers,
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Poetry Out Loud State Champion Announced

Wyoming’s Annual Poetry Out Loud (POL) State Competition took place virtually on Monday, March 7. High school students from across the state competed for a $200 prize, a $500 stipend for their school to purchase poetry books, and a place in the national competition. Bailee Vargas became Wyoming’s 2022 State Champion. Ms. Vargas is a
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Deadline Approaching for the Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing and Journalism Fellowship

The deadline is approaching for The Wyoming Arts Council’s 2022 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing and Journalism Fellowship. The application deadline is March 15, 2022. Applications are accepted online via Submittable. This annual prestigious fellowship of $3,500 is a national call open to creative writers (poetry, fiction, nonfiction) and journalists (writer, photojournalist, videographer, documentary
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Deadline Approaching for Wyoming Arts Council Blanchan and Doubleday Writing Awards

The deadline is approaching for the Wyoming Arts Council’s Neltje Blanchan and Frank Nelson Doubleday Memorial Writing Awards. The application deadline is March 15, 2022. Applications are accepted online. The Doubleday Award of $1,000 is given for the best poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, or script written by a woman writer. The Blanchan Award, also $1,000, is given
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Wyoming Arts Council Now Accepting Community Support Grant Applications

The Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting Community Support Grant applications. The deadline to apply is April 15 at 11:59 p.m. MST. The Community Support Grant is a competitive grant program for operating and/or project support for qualified organizations that provide services to their community through the arts. Applicants may also apply for funding for
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Wyoming Arts Council Now Accepting Applications for Folk & Traditional Arts Mentoring Project Grants

The Wyoming Arts Council welcomes new applications for Fiscal Year 2023 Folk & Traditional Arts Mentoring Project Grants. The deadline to apply is May 1. The application is available online or contact the Arts Council to be sent a paper copy. Folk Art Mentoring Project Grants are designed to assist masters of folk and traditional
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