Wyoming Arts Council

Postmark deadline Oct. 7 for 2013 Governor’s Arts Awards

The Wyoming Arts Council now is accepting nominations for the 2013 Governor’s Arts Awards. Any Wyoming citizen, organization, business or community may be nominated for a Governor’s Art Award. Noted accomplishments should reflect substantial contributions, made in Wyoming, that exemplify a long-term commitment to the arts. Special consideration will be given to nominees whose arts
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WAC announces keynote speakers for Oct. 12-14 Wyoming Arts Conference in Jackson

The Wyoming Arts Council has announced its keynote speakers for the Wyoming Arts Conference in Jackson on Oct. 12-14. Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research and Policy at Americans for the Arts in Washington, D.C., will open the conference on Saturday, Oct. 12, with a 5 p.m. presentation at the Center for the Arts. A
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Special arts conference showcase rate for WAC roster artists

The Wyoming Arts Council would like to invite you to sign up for a showcase during this year’s Wyoming Arts Conference Oct. 12-14 in Jackson. One of the three showcasing sessions is reserved for roster artists, although we hope many more of you will sign up. Because you are roster artists, we are offering a special
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4th Generation Rancher and Poet Echo Klaproth Named New Wyoming Poet Laureate

Echo Klaproth of Shoshoni, WY was named the new Wyoming Poet Laureate by Governor Matt Mead Wednesday morning, July 10 at a press conference in Cheyenne.

Join us for dedication of the new Guadalupe Barajas sculpture on June 27

“Ancient Icons of the Prairie,” a monumental bronze sculpture by Guadalupe Barajas, was installed at the Wyoming Games & Fish Department headquarters on June 24. In the photo above, Barajas is interviewed by a crew from Channel 5 News, and the sculpture can be seen in the background. The Wyoming Arts Council invites you to
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WAC & WyAA team up for Oct. 12-14 Wyoming Arts Conference in Jackson

Join us! It’s been awhile since we’ve gathered together, so the Wyoming Arts Council and its partner, the Wyoming Arts Alliance, invite you to the Wyoming Arts Conference, Oct. 12, 13 and 14 at the Snow King Hotel/Grand View Lodge and Center for the Arts in Jackson. It will feature three tracks: one for individual
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WAC & WyAA team up for Oct. 12-14 Wyoming Arts Conference in Jackson

Join us! It’s been awhile since we’ve gathered together, so the Wyoming Arts Council and its partner, the Wyoming Arts Alliance, invite you to the Wyoming Arts Conference, Oct. 12, 13 and 14 at the Snow King Hotel/Grand View Lodge and Center for the Arts in Jackson. It will feature three tracks: one for individual
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WAC roster artist Roy Pilcher now making his mark on Montana

Reporter Zach Benoit at the Billings Gazette profiled Devils Tower chainsaw sculptor Roy Pilcher. Pilcher, Wyoming Arts Council roster artist, was in Billings to visit grandchildren and, while there, identified some stumps to carve into eagles, bears and other assorted creatures. Roy told the Gazette: “I learn something every time I carve,” he said. “If I
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WAC launches Blanchan/Doubleday fellowship reading at Casper event

Wyoming High School Arts Symposium announces April 26-27 public viewing hours

Public hours for viewing the art at the annual WHSAA State High School Arts Symposium are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday, April 26, and 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday, April 27. The event is held at the Casper Events Center in Casper. Admission is free. FMI: www.WHSAA.org

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