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  • Expect Isolated Showers and Thunderstorms Friday, with Increasing Chances Over the Weekend

    Monsoonal weather patterns have moved into the Grand Canyon area decreasing fire danger. As a result, on Tuesday, July 8 at 8 a.m. fire managers lifted fire restrictions within Grand Canyon National Park. More »

  • Two Bats Collected in the Park Have Tested Positive for Rabies

    One on the North Kaibab Trail and the other at Tusayan Ruin/Museum. Rabies can be prevented if appropriate medical care is given following an exposure. Any persons having physical contact with bats in Grand Canyon National Park, please follow this link. More »

Work Samples

Weaving by George Ann Bowers

North Rim Split

weaving; cotton, wool, rayon, silk yarns and textile paint
by George Ann Bowers
North Rim AiR - June 2009

Grand Canyon's Artist-in-Residence program will be using the WESTAF CaFe on-line application system this year. This system allows artists to submit electronic files of all requested information, including digitized work samples. This system will be ready for your review on or before February 1st, 2012. This season we will be asking for the following work samples:

Visual artists: digital files (.jpg or .tif) of 6 different images

Media artists: digital files of 3 productions not to exceed 10 minutes total

Writers: digital files of writing samples not to exceed a total of 6 pages

Musicians, composers: digital files of compositions/work not to exceed 10 minutes

Performing artists: ditigal files of 2 - 3 performances not to exceed 10 minutes

Please confirm that your files are able to be accessed. If the jury panel is unable to open the files, the application can not be considered.

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On the South Rim, Mather Campground has over 300 campsites. More...