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Call for Artists

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Date: March 22, 2010
Contact: Nancy Holman, 435-719-2240
Contact: Chad Niehaus, 435-259-9314

The National Park Service Southeast Utah Group is currently accepting applications for the 2010 Community Artist in the Parks program.Created in 2009, the Community Artist in the Parks program highlightsthe connection between a local artist and the surrounding landscape,particularly Arches and Canyonlands National Parks and Hovenweep andNatural Bridges National Monuments.

The Artist creates work within these NPS units and shares his/herinspiration and creative process with visitors from around the world.The 2010 term will begin May 1st and end November 15th. For a detaileddescription of the program, please call Nancy Holman at 435-719-2240.Questions may also be directed to Chad Niehaus, the 2009 CommunityArtist in the Parks, at 435-259-9314.

Completed applications must be received by April 8th, 2010.

Download Application Packet [17k PDF file]

Learn more about the program...

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