Uncategorized | October 27, 2009
This comes from Lynn Reeves at Jentel:
Crisp, clear days and frosty nights have welcomed the new group of artist residents from around the country to the foothills in Banner. Jentel is pleased to present this month’s residents in an event open to the public. “Jentel Presents” will take place Tuesday, November 3, 5:30-7 p.m. at Davis Gallery, 32 Main Street, Sheridan. This month’s presenters include a printmaker, a fiber artist, a painter, a non-fiction writer, an installation artist and a novelist. “Jentel Presents” is a community outreach program that features visual presentations and readings by the visual artists and writers at the residency.
Presenters include: Nathan Abel, Casper, WY; A printmaker, Nathan is always searching for ways to connect with a past he doesn’t fully comprehend; Rachel Brumer, Seattle, WA; A fiber artist, Rachel did a short stint with Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey circus and now turns ideas of life into visual art; Lisa Hamilton, Mill Valley, CA; A non-fiction writer and photographer, Lisa focuses on food and agriculture, particularly the stories of farmers; Etsuko Ichikawa, Seattle, WA; An installation artist working in glass, paper and video, Etsuko is a Tokyo native transplanted to Seattle in 1993 and can’t live without making art; Barbara Mehlman, Woodland Hills, CA; A painter, Barbara is endlessly curious about people, thus she has been inspired to travel far, to listen hard and to paint; Alexi Zentner, Ithaca, NY; A novelist, Alexi’s first novel is set in the Pacific Northwest and centers around logging. He was born in Canada, educated in Iowa and lives in upstate New York.
For anyone looking for a stimulating evening, come join the crowd at Davis Gallery, Main Street. There is no admission charge for “Jentel Presents” and refreshments are available.
The Jentel Foundation offers dedicated individuals a supportive environment in which to further their creative development. While at Jentel, visual artists and writers have the opportunity to experience unfettered time to allow for thoughtful reflection and meditation on the creative process in a setting that preserves the agricultural and historical integrity of the land.
The Jentel Artist Residency Program accepts applications twice a year from visual artists in all media and writers in all genres for a one-month residency. A residency includes a comfortable accommodation; common living, dining and recreation areas; a private workspace and a stipend to help defray expenses during the program. For more information please visit http://www.jentelarts.org/ or call Jentel at (307)737-2311.