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02/20/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/20/2020 11:17

BLM and Friends of Black Rock-High Rock seeks artists for 2020 Artist-in-Residence

WINNEMUCCA, Nev.- The Bureau of Land Management, Black Rock Desert High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area (NCA), along with the Friends of Black Rock High Rock (FBRHR) announces the Call for Artists for the 2019 Artists in Residence Program. The deadline for applications is April 22, 2020. Submission packets can be sent to Friends of Black Rock-High Rock (FBRHR) at 320 Main Street, P.O. Box 224, Gerlach, NV 89412.

Artists working in any medium will be selected for a residency from May-July in Gerlach, Nevada, the gateway to the NCA. Artists will have an opportunity to spend time learning about the NCA and creating artwork in the beautiful Black Rock Desert. Lodging for the residency and a stipend to cover food and supplies will be provided to the selected artists. Three showings of the artwork produced will be exhibited in Winnemucca, Gerlach and Reno following the program. Artwork may also be sold at the discretion of the artists. Posters of a selected work will be produced and distributed to other NCAs around the country.

Applications and additional information are provided on the FBRHR website at blackrockdesert.orgor by calling Stacey Wittek at FBRHR at 775-530-6137.