Wyoming Arts Council

New season begins for "Jentel Presents"

News from the Jentel Foundation in Banner:

After being closed for our annual cleaning and maintenance break, Jentel is pleased to start the New Year off with a diverse and exciting group of talented artists and writers for “Jentel Presents.”

This month’s residents from the Jentel Artist Residency Program in Banner will be featured in an event open to the public at Davis Gallery in Sheridan on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 5:30-7 p.m. “Jentel Presents” is a community outreach program that features slide presentations and readings by the visual artists and writers at the residency.

Presenters include:

  • Thomas Doran, Chester, Va. A printmaker, Thomas makes mysterious prints of unusual delicacy
  • Laura Guese, Englewood, Colo. A painter working in gouache and oil bar, Laura utilizes the massive, powerful Western sky in her work
  • Dottie Horn, Cary, N.C.; a creative non-fiction writer who has written about numerous topics related to health and biomedical research
  • David Linneweh, Sharewood, Ill. David’s an oil painter who finds that his childhood shaped much of his interest in his surroundings and landscape
  • Julie D. Strasheim, Centennial, Colo. a painter who has immersed herself in the history of art by living in Europe
  • Cheryl Zeeb, Denver, Colo., a writer, humorist and performer has many aliases that pique the interest of her audiences.

For anyone looking for a stimulating evening, come join the crowd at Davis Gallery, 32 North Main St, Sheridan. 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.

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