Friday, March 26, 2010

Artists invited to awards reception, artists’ roundtable and 20:20 presentation April 23-24 in Casper

Artists from around the state are encouraged to attend an awards reception for the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2010 visual arts fellowship winners. The event will be held on Saturday, April 24, 5:30-8 p.m., at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1150 N. Poplar St., Casper. This free event features heavy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

Following the awards presentation, the 2010 fellowship judges will conduct an artists’ roundtable to discuss their own work. Judges are sculptor Kate Budd from Akron, Ohio; Sue Johnson, mixed-media artist from St. Mary's, Maryland; and photographer Mark Klett of Tempe, Ariz.

On Friday, April 23, 8-10 p.m., at the Hilton Garden Inn, the UW Art Museum is holding a 20:20 presentation for Wyoming artists. 20:20 is a fast-paced presentation format whereby presenters are able to show 20 images for 20 seconds each. If you wish to participate in the 20:20 (first 20 artists only!), contact Rachel Miller, UW Art Museum, at 307.766.6621 or Deadline to submit images in a PowerPoint format is Friday, April 9.

For more information about the April 23-24 events, contact Michael Shay, Wyoming Arts Council, 307-777-5234 or