From a Jentel press release:
April showers bring May flowers along with a new group of residents to enjoy springtime in Wyoming. Jentel Artist Residency Program is pleased to present this month’s residents in an event open to the public. “Jentel Presents” will take place Tuesday, May 4, 2010, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at Davis Gallery, Main Street, Sheridan. This month’s presenters include a photographer/videographer, a non fiction writer, an acrylic painter, a poet, a multi media artist and a photographer. “Jentel Presents” is a community outreach program that features visual presentations and readings by the visual artists and writers at the residency.
Presenters include: Juanli Carrion, NYC; a photographer, Juanli enjoys showing how an empty people landscape is full of the entity of the society. He loves to travel and enjoys food; Joshua Garrett-Davis, Brooklyn, NY; a non-fiction essayist, Joshua grew up in South Dakota, which he desperately wanted to leave. Now he is stuck in Brooklyn and he keeps writing about the Plains. Patty Haag, Spokane, WA; An acrylic painter, Patty searches for balance between drama and the ordinary. She is slightly off-balance, never knowing what is going to happen next. Benjamin Jackson, San Francisco, CA; A poet, Ben has had many world adventures, including heli-skiing in Alaska’s Chugash Mountains; Carolyn Law, Seattle, WA; an artist of many media including installation and public art; Carolyn is passionate about how an artist can broaden the way people can experience the world they live in now. Larry Merrill, Rochester, NY; A photographer, Larry was born in the badlands of Brooklyn, where Dodgers roamed free even though he grew up a Yankees fan.
For anyone looking for a stimulating evening, come join the crowd at Davis Gallery, Main Street. There is no admission charge for “Jentel Presents” and refreshments are available.
The Jentel Foundation offers dedicated individuals a supportive environment in which to further their creative development. While at Jentel, visual artists and writers have the opportunity to experience unfettered time to allow for thoughtful reflection and meditation on the creative process in a setting that preserves the agricultural and historical integrity of the land.
The Jentel Artist Residency Program accepts applications twice a year from visual artists in all media and writers in all genres for a one-month residency. A residency includes a comfortable accommodation; common living, dining and recreation areas; a private workspace and a stipend to help defray expenses during the program.
For more information please visit www.jentelarts.org or call Jentel at (307)737-2311.