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Contact: Jin Prugsawan, 435-772-7612
During the centennial year of the National Park Service, Zion National Park will welcome photographer Bill Mauzy of Charlottesville, Virginia;mixed media sculpture artist Anneliese Vobis of Santa Rosa, California;papercut artist Lorraine Bubar of Los Angeles, California;and painter Larry Hughes of Cordova, Tennessee as the park's Artist-in-Residence participants.
Each artist will be invited to stay for a month at the Grotto House, a historic cabin in Zion Canyon. Artists will immerse themselves in the beauty and wonders of Zion translating their experiences in the park into their art. During their residency each artist will host studio hours open to the public and deliver presentations on their work and residency experience. Information on the studio hours and presentations will be announced during each artist's residency.
February 5 to March 5: Bill Mauzy, photographer
March 31 to April 29: Anneliese Vobis, mixed media sculpture artist
September 1 to September 30: Lorraine Bubar, papercut artist
October 13 to November 11: Larry Hughes, painter
The Artist-in-Residence program at Zion National Park honors and continues a long tradition of artists using their work to facilitate a national conversation on the value of nature and preservation. This tradition began in the early 19th century with Hudson River School painters and Transcendentalist writers like Thomas Cole and Henry David Thoreau. The work of some of these artists led to preservation legislation that created Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Zion National Park.
For more information on the Artist-in-Residence program at Zion National Park please visit our website at www.nps.gov/zion.
For more information on Bill Mauzy please visit his website at www.mauzyphotography.com/.
For more information on Anneliese Vobis please visit her website at www.anneliesevobis.com/.
For more information on Lorraine Bubar please visit her website at www.lorrainebubar.com/.