News and Events
Ucross Foundation has recently launched an innovative new partnership with Yale University’s Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
The 2013 Marion Fellowship for the Visual and Performing Arts has been awarded to SUNY Fredonia photography professor Liz Lee, who will create, “Cosmological Process,” a body of photographic work inspired by, “Our Elegant Universe,” the opening week theme of the 2013 Chautauqua Institution season. Lee will come to Ucross Foundation in March 2014 for a residency.
Soundings, A Multimedia Exhibition, Opens at Ucross Foundation Art Gallery on February 23. Collaborative Project Features Bozeman Artist Sara Mast as Lead Artist
Ucross, Wyoming – February 12, 2013 – Soundings, a collaborative multimedia exhibition featuring paintings, video, sound and installation, with Sara Mast as lead artist, will open at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery on Saturday, February 23, 2013.
Ucross has recently joined an exciting new partnership, inspired by our board member Jesse Marion and his wife Cathy, called the Marion Fellowship for the Visual and Performing Arts.
The 14th annual Sundance Playwright’s Retreat at Ucross Foundation will take place from February 4 – 22. Seven artists, including Michael John LaChiusa, Stephen Wadsworth and Joy Harjo, will participate. Download the Press Release.
Beginning in 2013, a partnership between Ucross and The Ford Family Foundation, located in Roseburg, Oregon, will support four mid-career Oregon visual artists for residencies at Ucross. Click Here to Read More...
Ucross Foundation Founder, Raymond Plank, will read from his memoir at Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver
Craig Johnson, author of the Walt Longmire Series, to give a Christmas reading at Ucross
Congratulations to past Ucross Fellow Ben Fountain, who was nominated for a National Book Award in the category of Best Fiction for his novel Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (Ecco/Harper Collins).
KYRGYZSTAN: ALONG THE GREAT SILK ROAD, an exhibition of work by internationally known photographer Adam Jahiel, will open at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery on Friday, October 5, 2012, with a reception from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Ucross Foundation and The Ford Family Foundation have just initiated a new partnership that will provide residency opportunities to mid-career visual artists in Oregon. The application deadline is October 1 for residencies taking place in 2013. Click here to download the application.
Two writers – CA Conrad and Ken Kalfus who have been recipients of Pew Fellowships in the Arts will be awarded residencies at the Ucross Foundation in 2012, in a new collaboration that began this year.
Thirty authors from eleven states will gather in Billings, Montana on October 19-20 for the 10th annual High Plains BookFest.
Join us in Denver, Colorado, for an evening with Ucross Founder Raymond Plank and other special guests at the Tattered Cover Book Store on December 6, in connection with Raymond’s memoir, A Small Difference. The event will be held at the LoDo store, 1628 16th Street at Wynkoop, at 7:30 p.m. Stay tuned for more details!
Due to continued high temperatures, warnings about serious fire dangers, and the recent fires in the area, Ucross Foundation has announced that it is cancelling the Independence Day Celebration scheduled for Tuesday, July 3.
Nearly 300 people gathered in Ucross, Wyoming, Population 25, on April 28, 2012, for a celebration we’ll all remember for a long time. The day’s festivities took place in honor of Ucross Founder and Chairman Raymond Plank’s 90th Birthday...
Raymond Plank and the Ucross Foundation have been named the recipients of a prestigious 2011 Good Steward Award from the Arbor Day Foundation. Plank and Ucross are part of a group of 16 individuals and organizations who will be honored by the Arbor Day Foundation for environmental stewardship at the annual Arbor Day Awards Ceremony, to be held at the Lied Lodge and Conference Center in Nebraska City, Nebraska on April 30.
A new exhibition, Making Tracks, will open at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery on Saturday, February 18, 2012, featuring photography by Montana artist Elizabeth Stone.
Five writers and two composers have been chosen for the 2012 Sundance Institute Playwrights Retreat at Ucross Foundation, which will take place at Ucross from February 6 – 24.