Fall 2009 Artist in Residence
Pinnacles National Monument is proud to announce that the park is now accepting applications for the fall 2009 Artist Residency.
The residency period is from September 28th to October 11 th with lodging provided on the east side of the park. This program is open to all 2 -D and 3 -D visual artists and photographers with the artist producing a few pieces of original work, depending on the medium.
Artists also interact with the public, often leading talks about their passion for art and their experience at the park. This program involves local art councils, guilds and galleries in the process of selecting the artists and providing locations for display of their work beyond the park.
Interested artists can find more information at www.nps.gov/pinn
831-389-4486 ext. 243
Pinnacles launched its Artist In Residence program in the Fall of 2008, this is the park’s third residency. This program immerses artists in the serenity and tranquility of a park wilderness setting. Far away from the lights, sounds and distractions of city life, artists can find inspiration in the solitude and the surroundings of the park.
Did You Know?
Pinnacles National Park is home to 14 of the 24 bat species in California. Pinnacles provides excellent habitat for many other species as well.