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www.xiomaro.com | Contact HARVARD, MASS. – Having turned 100 years old, the National Park Service inaugurates its second century with a fine art photographic exhibit at Harvard’s Fruitlands Museum titled “Find Your Park: National Parks in New England,” which includes several large-scale photographs…
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here’s a link to my website photos of the recent Montana preservation alliance art residency in glacier national Park. I spent four weeks in the park making images http://www.kitfrost.com/p827635190 Related Images:
At Two Medicine Lake at East glacier I enjoyed camping very close to to medicine Lake in fact right along side pray lake. every morning I left my camper just before sunrise to see the inversions and the clearing storms.…
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Christopher Frost: Hespera Stones on the New England Trail
Exploring the role of art in the New England landscape, sculptor Christopher Frost’s Hespera Stones illuminate shaded paths along the New England National Scenic Trail (NET) in Skinner State Park in Hadley, Massachusetts. Each of the three solar-powered stones glows with a stanza of Emily Dickinson’s “The Mountains Stood In Haze.”
Frost’s previous work includes art in national and state parks in Massachusetts, including Boston National Historical Park, Bradley Palmer State Park and Maudslay State Park. In consultation with park and trail managers at the Appalachian Mountain Club, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation and the National Park Service, Frost chose the scenic Holyoke Range as the site for the installation.
The project was funded by the Fund for the Arts, a restricted fund of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible by generous support from anonymous donors. One of the goals for the NET is to be a national model for using art in the interpretation of National Scenic Trails. The 215-mile, volunteer-maintained New England Trail was designated as a National Scenic Trail in Connecticut and Massachusetts in 2009.
The White Mountain National Forest is partnering with the Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire to continue the Artist-in-Residence (AIR) program begun in 2011 as part of the Weeks Centennial Celebration. We are now seeking applications from interested artists in all media for 2015, the 5th year of the program. Application deadline is April 17, 2015. [MORE]
AIR programs take center stage in the March/April 2014 issue of “Poets and Writers” magazine. The issues highlights the NSF Antarctica program, Alaska’s Voices in the Wilderness, Point Reyes Station and the Hambidge Center. A further plus of this…