Art http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Harry Jackson Estate Hopes To Sell Artist's Complete Life's Work http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/harry-jackson-estate-hopes-sell-artists-complete-lifes-work <p>The estate of acclaimed artist Harry Jackson is <strong><a href="http://www.harryjacksonstudios.com/lifesworkllc-to-represent-the-unprecedented-harry-jackson-collection/" target="_blank">inviting art dealers and collectors from across the country to evaluate Jackson’s life work</a></strong>. It’s part of an ongoing effort to sell the collection that’s housed in Cody.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:55:35 +0000 Micah Schweizer 56934 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Harry Jackson Estate Hopes To Sell Artist's Complete Life's Work Chief Washakie Paintings See Daylight Again After Decades In Storage http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/chief-washakie-paintings-see-daylight-again-after-decades-storage <p>Paintings of Chief Washakie that have spent more than 40 years in storage are now on display in the Capitol Rotunda in Cheyenne. The 24 pieces by western artist J.K. Ralston were originally commissioned for the dining room of the Noble Hotel in Lander in 1945.</p><p>They depict scenes from the life of the Eastern Shoshone chief, including battles, encounters with white settlers, and treaty signings that are part of Chief Washakie’s legacy of diplomacy and peace.</p><p>Wyoming State Museum Education Curator Nathan Doerr says the collection tells a sweeping story of the American West.</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 16:18:46 +0000 Rebecca Golden 55325 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Chief Washakie Paintings See Daylight Again After Decades In Storage Artist Sets UW 'On Fire' With Exhibit, 'Tekcno Pow Wow' http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/artist-sets-uw-fire-exhibit-tekcno-pow-wow <p>Eminent Artist in Residence Bently Spang is spending the spring semester at the University of Wyoming. His exhibition<a href="http://www.uwyo.edu/artmuseum/_files/exhibition_archives/2014/bent_spring_onfire.html"> 'Bently Spang: On Fire'</a> is on display through March 22 at the UW Art Museum, and he'll host the multi-media <a href="http://www.uwyo.edu/aist/">Tekcno Pow Wow III</a> April 2 at the Wyoming Union Ballroom.</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 22:50:00 +0000 Micah Schweizer 54992 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Artist Sets UW 'On Fire' With Exhibit, 'Tekcno Pow Wow' The Art Behind Creating An Art Exhibition http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/art-behind-creating-art-exhibition <p>The University of Wyoming Art Museum’s <a href="http://www.uwyo.edu/artmuseum/visit/exhibitions/index.html" target="_blank">spring exhibitions</a> are now open to the public. Current displays feature everything from visiting artist Bently Spang’s burnt tree rubbings to student and faculty work to American Gothic landscapes. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Here’s a look at what goes into putting all that art on the wall.</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Micah Schweizer 53845 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net The Art Behind Creating An Art Exhibition How Art Inspires Science http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/how-art-inspires-science <p>Ed Belbruno is both an astrophysicist and artist. He discovered a new type of route to the Moon that was spectacularly demonstrated in 1991, rescuing a Japanese spacecraft. He is also a recognized painter, with a recent exhibition at Lincoln Center and a painting in NASA’s executive collection in Washington.&nbsp;Ed is affiliated with Princeton University.</p><p></p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 03:24:27 +0000 Emy DiGrappa 50057 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net How Art Inspires Science Buffalo gallery celebrates Halloween with mask exhibit http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/buffalo-gallery-celebrates-halloween-mask-exhibit <p>As Halloween approaches, an annual exhibit of masks is on display in Buffalo, WY. Wyoming Public Media’s Micah Schweizer spoke with the collector and curator.&nbsp;</p><p>The exhibit is open Wednesday &amp; Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 p.m. to 4 p.m.&nbsp; through November 9 at the Potters' Depot, 75 East Benteen Street, Buffalo.</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 22:52:30 +0000 Micah Schweizer 48773 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Buffalo gallery celebrates Halloween with mask exhibit "Consenting Adults" Disrupting Porn Culture Without Censoring Porn http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/consenting-adults-disrupting-porn-culture-without-censoring-porn-0 <p><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"><span class="il">April</span> Alliston teaches literature and gender and sexuality studies at Princeton University.&nbsp; Recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and other awards, her publications range from books on eighteenth-century women&rsquo;s fiction to op-eds on <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> and Internet trolls.&nbsp; He current book is <i>Consenting Adults?&nbsp; On Pornography, Privacy, and Freedom</i>.</span></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 22:41:59 +0000 Emy DiGrappa 48484 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net "Consenting Adults" Disrupting Porn Culture Without Censoring Porn Cheech on Chicanitas: Cheech Marin reflects on his Chicano art collection http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/cheech-chicanitas-cheech-marin-reflects-his-chicano-art-collection <p>Selections from comedian Cheech Marin's extensive collection of Chicano art is on display at the University of Wyoming Art Museum through November 23. At an opening press conference, Marin discussed the exhibition, 'Chicanitas, small paintings from the Cheech Marin collection'.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 20:16:00 +0000 Micah Schweizer 46626 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Cheech on Chicanitas: Cheech Marin reflects on his Chicano art collection "Art brightens their day": Films follow adults exploring the arts http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/art-brightens-their-day-films-follow-adults-exploring-arts <p>Jackson-based producers Jennifer Tennican and Rebecca Huntington (who also freelances for WPM) have created a series of short films focusing on adults who are returning to or exploring the arts for the first time. An exhibit of work created by the subjects of <a href="http://tclib.org/index.php/site/events/into_the_arts_short_film_conversation_exhibit_opening/">Into the Arts</a> is on display at the Teton County Library through the end of September. Tennican and Huntington spoke with Wyoming Public Media's Micah Schweizer.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 22:32:31 +0000 Micah Schweizer 46413 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net "Art brightens their day": Films follow adults exploring the arts Community donations fund Laramie Mural Project http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/community-donations-fund-laramie-mural-project <p>The Laramie Mural Project has met its fund raising goal for the next year using the popular online crowd-sourcing website, Kickstarter.</p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 23:54:24 +0000 Chelsea Biondolillo 44280 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Community donations fund Laramie Mural Project Spoken word artists - Alixa & Naima http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/spoken-word-artists-alixa-naima <p>With roots in Haiti and Colombia, Alixa and Naima reside in Brooklyn and track footprints across the country and globe on a mission to make a better future visible, immediate, and irresistible. Alixa and Naima's acclaimed performance is composed dual-voice poems and multimedia theater that explores diverse themes.</p> Sat, 27 Apr 2013 18:37:57 +0000 Emy DiGrappa 39962 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Spoken word artists - Alixa & Naima Cody Country Art League http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/cody-country-art-league <p>Established in 1964, the Cody Country Art League is located in the <em>original</em> Buffalo Bill Museum.&nbsp; The fine art gallery offers unique, original, and one-of-a-kind collectibles created by local artists. Paintings, jewelry, and bronzes are displayed within walking distance of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center.</p><p style="margin-left:.5in;">WINTER HOURS<br />Monday &ndash; Friday<br />9:00 am &ndash; 5:00 pm</p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 19:12:57 +0000 Cody Country Art League 25472 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Cody Country Art League Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et Al. http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/sheridan-artists-guild-et-al <p><u>History of SAGE </u></p><p>The original Sheridan Artists&rsquo; Guild (SAG) was established over 30 years ago as a small organization for Sheridan area artists. This guild served mainly as a social venue for the members and was loosely organized. In 2003 the guild had dwindled to less than 20 members. In July, 2005 the guild reorganized and was renamed the Sheridan Artists&rsquo; Guild, et al (SAGE). The organization has also received federal non-profit status and has grown to over 150 members.</p><p><u>Mission / Vision</u></p> Tue, 01 May 2012 14:19:24 +0000 Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et Al. 23389 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et Al. Welcome to Listeners in Gillette! http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/welcome-listeners-gillette <p>This month, &lsquo;Best of Wyoming&rsquo; looks at Gillette and the area up in northeast Wyoming.&nbsp; All through April our curator, Diana Denison, will feature organizations and events that make Gillette one of the fastest-growing and exciting communities in Wyoming.&nbsp; We also plan to visit Gillette for a meet-and-greet event in a local establishment &ndash; date and location still in the planning.&nbsp; For me and for our WPM Director of Engineering, meeting our listeners and hearing their compliments, complaints, questions, and suggestions is a true highlight of working for public Mon, 16 Apr 2012 17:11:28 +0000 Christina Kuzmych 22643 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Welcome to Listeners in Gillette! Prairie Wind Culture Festival - Gillette http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/prairie-wind-culture-festival-gillette <p>The Prairie Wind Culture Festival (PWCF) was started in 2004.&nbsp; It is an all volunteer, non-profit, secular organization with one goal: to celebrate the rich cultural diversity that exists in northeastern Wyoming.</p><p>The PWCF is an annual Festival that is free and open to the public.&nbsp; As with any culture, the three main elements of the Festival are food, music and art!&nbsp; This unique event brings people together to celebrate their differences while discovering the many ways in which we are all related.</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 19:43:58 +0000 The Prairie Wind Culture Festival 22362 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Prairie Wind Culture Festival - Gillette The Lander Art Center - Exhibitions, Education, and Professional Development http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/lander-art-center-exhibitions-education-and-professional-development <p>The Lander Art Center is a nonprofit art organization located in beautiful Lander, Wyoming. It&rsquo;s a membership-based organization relying on the involvement and financial support of the community.&nbsp;</p><p>The Center&rsquo;s mission is to engage the community&#39;s young people and adults in visual arts through quality exhibitions and learning opportunities that will support a strong arts community in Fremont County.</p><p>The gallery-space features varied art exhibitions of local, regional and national artists rotating on a six-week basis totaling eight exhibitions per year.</p> Mon, 23 Jan 2012 21:49:37 +0000 Lander Art Center 18548 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net The Lander Art Center - Exhibitions, Education, and Professional Development