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UW Department of Art, UW MFA Program in Creative Writing, and Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts Sponsor “Brush Creek Presents”

September 4, 2012

The University of Wyoming’s Department of Art, the MFA program in Creative Writing, and Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts are pleased to present “Brush Creek Presents” on Thursday, September 20, 2012. The event will be held at the University of Wyoming Visual Arts room 111 from 5-7 pm. Brush Creek Presents is a free, one-night presentation featuring the current artists-in-residence at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts. Set up in ten minute segments, each artist, writer or musician will briefly share their talents with time for question and answer at the end of the evening.

Contributing artists-in-residence include Meg Thompson, visual artist and artisan, whose work investigates how we engage with the natural world and the deep influences of this on our lives and culture, especially in the American West; Anh-Thuy Nguyen, multi-media artist, whose work spans from photography, video to performance and sound art; Kristen Martincic, printmaker, sculptor, and installation artist; William Haskell, a painter whose work is deeply inspired by the New Mexican landscape; Jardine Libaire, author of the novel Here Kitty Kitty (2005) and, under a pen name, The Upper Class series; Carolyne Wright, author of nine books and chapbooks of poetry, a collection of essays, and four volumes of translations from Spanish and Bengali; and Anne Guzzo, an award-winning composer, UW professor, and the director of New Frontiers Festival of music.

Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts is a non-profit organization offering time and space for artistic exploration to visual artists, writers, musicians and composers from all backgrounds, level of expertise, media and genres. Their artist residency program is located outside of Saratoga, Wyoming at Brush Creek Ranch. Their mission is to provide the gift of time and space in the extraordinary beauty of the American West to select visual and performing artists, writers and composers of all backgrounds and genre. This event is made possible with the support of the UW Department of Art and the UW MFA in Creative Writing.

For more information regarding “Brush Creek Presents,” please contact the Department of Art at 766-3269 or faoffice@uwyo.edu.


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