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SPRINGDALE, UT – Now in its 13th year, Zion National Park Forever Project (Zion Forever) and Zion National Park, are hosting an annual art show running September 16 through November 6, 2021. The event honors the contributions and influence that original art has had on the National Park Service and shaping our Nation’s public lands. This year’s event titled Zion: A Legacy of Art will feature the works of 20 nationally acclaimed artists. Seventeen returning artists and four new artists join this year’s invitational list.
The following is a list of the participating artists:
1. James McGrew
2. Roland Lee
3. Arlene Braithwaite
4. Kate Starling
5. Mary Jabens
6. Royden Card
7. Michelle Condrat
8. Suze Woolf
9. Hadley Rampton
10. Doug Braithwaite
11. Brad Holt
12. Bill Cramer
13. John Cogan
15. Bruce Gomez
16. Dave Santillanes
17. Jim Wodark
18. Brian Mark Taylor
19. Lorenzo Chavez
20. Valerie Orlemann
“The Zion: A Legacy of Art event provides an opportunity for visitors to appreciate the beauty of Zion in new ways through the impressions of these talented artists. Their work continues to enhance our perpetual stewardship of this wonderful sanctuary we recognize as Zion National Park,” said Jeff Bradybaugh, superintendent, Zion National Park.
The online gallery is available for viewing starting September16 th by visiting zionpark.org/art.
Proceeds from the sales go to benefit important park programs focused on education and inspiring the next generation of public land leaders.
“We continue to celebrate the importance of original art in the history of Zion with an annual park art event. The artists featured in this year’s exhibit carry on the awesome tradition begun by such iconic artists as Thomas Moran and Frederick Dellenbaugh who first exposed this landscape to the American public through their paintings. Today artists, collectors, donors, sponsors, and visitors continue that legacy of preserving the wonder that is Zion National Park for future generations and enhancing the experience of everyone who comes here.” Said Lyman Hafen, executive director, Zion National Park Forever Project.
All related activities will be hosted virtually this year and can be experienced by following Zion NP and Zion Forever websites and social media. Featured paintings, fun and educational activities, artist information, and short art videos and demonstrations can be found by following park and Zion Forever social media channels and websites.
• Zion NP – https://www.facebook.com/zionnps
• Zion Forever – https://www.facebook.com/zionforeverproject
• Zion NP – @zionnps
• Zion Forever – @zionforeverproject
• Zion NP – https://www.nps.gov/zion
• Zion Forever – https://www.zionpark.org
Last updated: November 10, 2021