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AWARD WINNING AUTHOR KEVIN POWERS TO GIVE A READING AT SHERIDAN COLLEGE APRIL 15

Ucross, Wyoming – April 10, 2018 – Ucross Foundation, Sheridan College, and The Student Veterans of America (SVA) at Sheridan College are pleased to co-host acclaimed writer Kevin Powers for a reading, discussion, and book signing of his novel The Yellow Birds on Sunday, April 15 from 2 – 3 p.m. in the Whitney Academic Center W153. This event is free and open to the public.

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Ucross resident, Esmé Weijun Wang honored with 2018 Whiting Award

Congratulations to Spring 2018 Ucross artist-in-residence Esmé Weijun Wang and the nine other winners of the 2018 Whiting Awards, which were announced on March 21, 2018.

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NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIST SYDNEY PURSEL TO GIVE PERFORMANCE AND TALK AT WHITNEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

March 13, 2018 -- Ucross, Wyoming -- Ucross Foundation and Whitney Center for the Arts will co-host a performance and talk by contemporary Native American artist Sydney Pursel on Tuesday, March 20 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the WCA Concert Hall. Pursel, a member of the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska, is the first artist to be awarded the new Ucross Fellowship for Native American Visual Artists. The event will include a performance of her interactive piece “Waroxi,” a screening of her short video “Revitalize (or the opposite of an apple)”, and an artist talk. The performance is free and open to the public. whitneyarts.org

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CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ON MARCH 8 WITH A READING AT SHERIDAN COLLEGE BY ACCLAIMED NOVELIST YAA GYASI

Ucross, Wyoming – March 1, 2018 – Ucross Foundation and Sheridan College are pleased to co-host acclaimed novelist Yaa Gyasi for a reading, discussion, and book signing of her breakthrough novel Homegoing on Thursday, March 8 at 7 p.m. in the Whitney Academic Center W153. This event is free and open to the public.

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New Exhibition Opens at Ucross Art Gallery LINEAGE & LEGACY: THE IMAGED HORSE

Ucross, Wyoming – February 15, 2018 – Ucross Foundation announces the opening of a special multidisciplinary equine exhibition featuring over thirty works by ten artists including five international artists. Spearheaded by Mark Ritchie, Professor of Art in Printmaking at the University of Wyoming, Lineage & Legacy: The Imaged Horse will be on view from March 5 through June 9, 2018. A gallery reception and horse drawing/photography workshop is planned for Sunday, April 29, 2018.

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Seven Global Theatre Artists Convene at Sundance Institute Playwrights & Composers Retreat at Ucross Foundation

Artist-Centered Residency Supports Theatrical Writing in Development

New York, NY​ — Seven theatre artists have gathered for the nineteenth annual Sundance Institute Playwrights & Composers Retreat at Ucross Foundation in Wyoming, currently underway from February 5 to February 23, 2018. Designed to support theatrical writing in its earliest stages, the residency is dedicated to uninhibited creativity, peer mentorship and professional growth.

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 2018-2019 Marion International Fellowship in the Visual and Performing Arts

We are pleased to announce the application process is now open for the sixth annual Marion International Fellowship for the Visual and Performing Arts. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2018.

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CALL TO ARTISTS – Applications are now open for Fall 2018 residencies

THE UCROSS FOUNDATION RESIDENCY PROGRAM is currently accepting applications from writers, visual artists, composers, dancers and collaborators for residencies of 2, 4 or 6 six weeks during our Fall residency session (August – early December).

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CALL TO NATIVE AMERICAN VISUAL ARTISTS – Applications are now open for the Ucross Fellowship for Native American Visual Artists

Established in 2017, the Ucross Fellowship for Native American Visual Artists is again open to all visual arts including painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, video, performance art, installation, and ceramics.

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ANNOUNCING FIRST RECIPIENT OF UCROSS FELLOWSHIP FOR NATIVE AMERICAN VISUAL ARTISTS

Ucross, Wyoming – January 2, 2018 – Ucross Foundation is pleased to announce that the first Ucross Fellowship for Native American Visual Artists has been awarded to interdisciplinary artist Sydney Pursel, who is based in Columbia, Missouri.

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"RAYMOND PLANK: A LIFE OF COURAGE AND FAITH" exhibition reception and hours

A special exhibition featuring a narrative display of stories, photographs and films that honor Ucross Founder Raymond Plank’s vision and accomplishments.

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5th Annunal Community Christmas Celebration at Ucross

Ucross, Wyoming November 22, 2017 – On Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm will present its 5th annual Community Christmas Celebration.

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Ucross Welcomes Three New Board Members.

Ucross, Wyoming – November 6, 2017 – Ucross Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to its Board of Trustees: Charles Alsdorf of New York City, Kim Cannon of Big Horn, WY, and Susan Miller of Sheridan, WY. Read the full Press Release here.

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FORD FELLOWSHIP DEADLINE EXTENDED

Ucross Foundation in partnership with The Ford Family Foundation will be accepting applications from mid-career Oregon visual artists for residencies of 4 weeks in 2018.

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UCROSS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES A NEW ARTIST’S RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITY: UCROSS FELLOWSHIP FOR NATIVE AMERICAN VISUAL ARTISTS

Ucross Foundation is pleased to announce a new residency initiative, the Ucross Fellowship for Native American Visual Artists, in support of contemporary Native American artists at all stages of their professional careers. The deadline for the first Fellowship to be offered in Spring 2018 is October 1, 2017.

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Development Consultant Position Opens at Ucross

Ucross announces a search for an experienced Development Director/Consultant to enhance our existing strategies, jumpstart new initiatives as we build our national profile, and raise funds to ensure financial sustainability. The position will be based off-site in a major urban area. The application deadline is September 15.

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CALLING ALL OREGON VISUAL ARTISTS – Fellowship Opportunity

Ucross Foundation in partnership with The Ford Family Foundation is currently accepting applications from mid-career Oregon visual artists for residencies of 4 weeks in 2018. The deadline to apply is October 1, 2017. Two residencies will be awarded through this collaboration in 2018.

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Opening Reception and Day of Festivities at Ucross Foundation Art Gallery The Universal Language of Birds

Ucross, Wyoming – June 1, 2017 – A day of festivities to celebrate the opening of the exhibition The Universal Language of Birds by Ucross Fellow Christina Baal, will take place at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery on Saturday, June 10, 2017. The exhibition will also include bird-related art submitted by the local community.

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