Wyoming Arts Council

Leah Hardy is part of Jentel Presents Nov. 4

If you’ve voted and are just hanging around waiting for the results, you should attend “Jentel Presents” on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 5:30-7 p.m. at Sheridan College Downtown Campus on N. Main St. in Sheridan. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments served!

“Jentel Presents” is a community outreach program that features slide presentations and readings by the visual artists and writers at the Jentel Artists’ Residency near Sheridan.

Presenters include: Leah Hardy, Laramie, WY; A mixed media sculptor, Leah’s top 10 list includes family hugs, exquisite poetry, fresh mangoes, and Buddha’s smile. Casey Haymes, Santa Fe, NM; A novelist, Casey collects hoodies from concerts and longs for dull moments. Anna Knoell, Brooklyn, NY; An oil painter, Anna is obsessed with the landscape, mythology and history of the American west. Meredith Molchan, Greenville, NC; A fiber/ceramic artist, Meredith loves rainy weather, and is a fierce Scrabble player. Dave Snyder, Chicago, IL; A poet, Dave is a gardener who also once saved someone from quicksand. Nancy White, Redwood City, CA; A painter/sculptor, Nancy thinks of herself as a ‘color geek’, and has a taxicab license for Boston.

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/.

PHOTO: Back row, left to right: Anna Knoell, Leah Hardy, Nancy White; front row, left to right: Casey Haymes, Dave Snyder, Meredith Molchan.

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