Zion National Park Selects April Artist for Artist-in-Residence Program
Contact: Leslie Courtright, 435-772-0159
Contact: Ron Terry, 435-772-0160
Zion National Park is pleased to announce the selection of Mark Graham as the Artist-in-Residence for the April 2010 session. Graham, a landscape painter and educator at Brigham Young University, recently moved to Utah from New York City. He has a profound interest in wilderness, in desert ecology, and in the role of art in fostering a sense of reverence for the natural world. Graham will provide a public presentation at the Zion Lodge Auditorium on April 17, 2010 at 9 p.m.
More information can be found at www.nps.gov/zion, and interested artists can contact the Artist in Residence Coordinator at Zion_Artist_in _Residence@nps.gov.
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