Tuesday, January 12, 2016

2016 Voices of the Wilderness

Voices of the Wilderness Source
Have you ever dreamed of going on a painting expedition to Alaska?

There's a government-sponsored residency called Voices of the Wilderness which has just announced that it is now accepting applications for the next season. Previous GurneyJourneyers have taken up the opportunity with exciting, life-changing experiences.

Artists pair up with a wilderness professional. In addition to creating art, they work together on stewardship projects, while camping in the wilderness. In exchange for the residency, artists donate a work of art.

Residencies are open to professional artists in many different media, including 2D visual art and sculpture, photographers, audio composers, and filmmakers.

This year, there are eleven opportunities being offered during the June - September season. Many of the costs are sponsored by The US Forest Service, The National Park Service, and The US Fish and Wildlife Service. Applications due March 1.

Check out the Voices of the Wilderness website for more information, or contact coordinator Barbara Lydon at (907) 754-2318, e-mail: blydon@fs.fed.us

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