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Next Residency, Glacier National Park

The Montana Preservation Alliance took all applications for the Glacier National Park residency, and reviewed them. Six artists were chosen for one month of exploration in Montana in 2016. Kit Frost will begin her residency making photographs on the East…

Bighorn Canyon National Recreational Area is hosting Find Your Park Through Art.  Amanda Palmer, Stephanie Rose Marilyn Feather, Harold Meadors and Lynn Richardson, Artists in Residence, will be offering Plein Air Painting, Wood Block printing and Photography for the public…

Transformative learning

Join us for a talk about the way we approach transformative learning at AIRIE in the Everglades National Park.  Preview our exhibition Common Ground: Artists in the Everglades  from 11-5pm at FAU in Boca Raton, FL.  More at www.airie.org

Six Acadia AIRs to lead Acadia artists retreat

(from http://www.schoodicinstitute.org/)
Artist Retreat at Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park
October 6 @ 8:00 am – October 12 @ 5:00 pm

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Artist Retreat at Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park
Join other artists for a creative adventure at the rocky shores and rich maritime forests of Schoodic Point at Acadia National Park. Six well-known former Acadia Artists-in Residence and several ranger/naturalists will be your program leaders for a week of inspiration focusing on the maritime ecology and autumn colors in this quiet yet spectacular area of the coast near Winter Harbor, Maine. We invite you to enjoy this unique opportunity to learn more about the ecology of the natural subjects you paint, and also to gain inspiration from associating with other environmentally-oriented artists. A variety of comfortable housing and a meal package is available so that you can concentrate on your art. [MORE]

Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, begins a new AIR program

credit: NPS

credit: NPS

Shenandoah National Park will follow the lead of many other national parks throughout the country and implement an artist-in-residence program this year… (Article from nvdally.com)
Deadline is fast approaching though, you must get your application in by August 29, for a September/October residency. Odds are always better with a new residency, so if you are able to act quickly this may be a good opportunity for you! More info at http://www.nps.gov/shen/supportyourpark/artist-in-residence.htm

Some interesting National Park apps

apps

As featured in the New York Times. Could be fun to play with while anticipating your next residency!

free camping in Chiricahua

Hi all, I can’t go this year but have visited in the past.  Spectacular!  It says free camping! http://www.nps.gov/chir/parknews/chiricahua-nm-waives-entrance-and-camping-fees-this-summer.htm