• Jasper Forest is magical in twilight, particularly the logs on stone pedestals

    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

Artist in Residence Art Exhibition

colorful painting of Studebaker as it sits at the Route 66 pull out within the park
Artwork by Fay Wyles, COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL
Photo by T. Scott Williams/NPS

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News Release Date: October 2, 2006
Contact: Scott Williams, (928) 524-6228 ext. 240

Petrified Forest National Park
2006 Artist In Residence Art Exhibition

Petrified Forest, AZ – To recognize the end of the 2006 Artist in Residence Program, the park will be hosting an Artist in Residence Exhibition Reception at the Painted Desert Inn on Saturday, November 11, 2006 at 2:00 PM. This art exhibition will run from November 5 thru the 19th showcasing artworks created by the fifteen artists who participated in the park’s first Artist-in-Residence program.

The artwork on exhibit will provide each artist’s perspective of the park during their residence. The goal of the exhibition and program is for the artists to provide a positive learning and interpretive experience for park visitors regarding the park as inspiration for artistic endeavors and to increase understanding of the significance of the park.

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