Find Your Park Through Art

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Date: September 21, 2015
Contact: Christy Fleming, 307-548-5406

 

Find Your Park Through Art

 

At the Ewing/Snell Ranch in Bighorn Canyon

 

Bighorn Canyon is
excited to be hosting a "Find Your Park Through Art" event on October 3 and 4,
2015 at the Ewing/Snell Ranch.
Artists, of all
skill levels, are invited to bring their gear to draw, paint, or photograph
outdoors. Artists will have an opportunity to work en plein air, block printing, and photography.Artists are invited to bring a tent and camp
on the lawn at the Ewing/Snell ranch or a RVs and camp at either the Trail Creek
Campground or the Horseshoe Bend Campground. Artists are also welcome to come for the programs they are most
interested in.

Four
Bighorn Canyon Artists in Residence will be presenting programs for the event.Stephanie Rose will be hostingplein
air
painting.Marilyn Feather and
Lynn Richardson will be presenting photography programs and Amanda Palmer will
be demonstrating block printing.Retired
Ranger Doug Leen will be sharing a special Find Your Park Through Art project
and presentation about the art of the Work Projects Administration from the New
Deal Era.Come and see his airstream
trailer illustrated with beautiful National Park Service sights painted by
Powell artist Janet Bedford.

The
schedule is as follows:

October
3

3pm Welcome by Ranger Doug "Ranger
of the Lost Art"

4pm Plein Air Painting with
Stephanie Rose

6pm Night time photography at
Lockhart Ranch with Lynn Richardson

October
4

6:30am Sunrise Photography at Devil
Canyon with Marilyn Feather

9am Art Hike to Hillsboro with Amanda
Palmer and friends

1pm Wood Block printing with Amanda
Palmer

 

 

All participants will need to bring their art supplies and gear;
pencils and paper, pastels, paint, camera, cable release, and tripod, etc…
Participants will be responsible for their own food, water, snacks, lodging and
transportation.

 

For questions about this
event or becoming an Artist In Residence at Bighorn Canyon, please contact
Christy Fleming at 307-548-5406.

 

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area Headquarters Office
PO Box 7458

Fort Smith, MT 59035

Phone:

(307) 548-5406

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