Wyoming Arts Council

Fall issue of Wyoming Artscapes out

Back cover, Artscapes. Graphic Designer, Laura Patridge

Fall issue of the newsletter is out. Read managing editor Mike Shay’s absorbing recap of Salman Rushdie’s talk during his visit to Laramie on September 25.

Fused glass class article by editor Linda Coatney.

Director Rita Basom talked about the upcoming 2009 Arts Summit.

Arts Council Board Chair Bruce Richardson finishes up his advocacy series with the third installment, “Jerry the Auto Mechanic Sing Opera: Artist/Workers and Worker/Artists in Wyoming.”

Other articles include the Wyoming Governors’ portrait unveiling, Piatigorsky mini-tour, the Poetry Out Loud state competition in Cheyenne, Aboriginal Elder Yidumduma Bill Harney’s visit to UW, and the State Museum permanent works exhibit.

The artist spotlights were on Kevin Holdsworth, a writer living in Green River who is professor of English at WWCC and director of Western American Studies; the classic cowboy music group, Bar J Wranglers from Wilson, Wyoming; and Florence McEwin, also a Green River resident and professor of art and gallery director at WWCC.

Folk Arts intern Pamela Sari, wrote about Diwali Nite at UW. Reba Jo Teran of Ft. Washakie received a coveted Folk Arts grant.

Don’t forget about the Governor’s Arts Awards celebration in Cheyenne, February 13, 2009. Our next issue, out in late January, will profile all of the awardees.

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