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Artist in the Parks Program Applications Being Accepted

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Date: January 25, 2011
Contact: Mary Wilson, 435-719-2140

The Southeast Utah Group of the National Park Service is currently accepting applications for its 2011 Community Artist in the Parks Program.

Started in 2009, the Community Artist in the Parks Program highlights the connection between a local artist and the surrounding landscapes of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges National Monuments.

The Community Artist creates works of art within the National Park Service sites and shares his/her inspiration and creative process with visitors from around the world. The 2011 Artist in the Parks Program term will begin April 1st and end November 19th.

Completed applications must be received by February 12, 2011.

View application information and program details...

Did You Know?

Collared Lizard

Lizards, including the colorful collared lizard, are one of the most frequently seen animals at Arches. When not chasing flies or basking in the sun, they are often seen doing what appears to be push-ups. This odd dance might enhance their stereoscopic vision, helping them see what's looking back at them.