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Photo by former Artist-in-Residence Jeanine Moy of her easel while painting a landscape of Pilot Rock.
Photo by former Artist-in-Residence Jeanine Moy of her easel while painting a landscape of Pilot Rock.
Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument 2021 Artist-in-Residence Program Seeking Applications - 01/08/21

Medford, ORE. – Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument is now accepting applications for its summer Artist-in-Residence program. Selected artists are provided with a beautiful environment in which to generate artistic works and share their works with the public.

Artistic expertise, professionalism, and creative uses of artistic media are encouraged. Selected artists receive a one to two-week residency at CSNM facilities during the summer. All artists are encouraged to apply for a chance to participate in the program, and there is no preference given to any one particular style or medium; artists from previous years have produced works ranging from panoramic watercolors to musical compositions.

During their stay, artists share their vision in one public presentation. Following their residency, artists donate at least one digital image of their completed artwork to CSNM. CSNM holds a publishing copyright to donated digital imagery for promotional use to advance the residency program. The artist retains a non-exclusive use copyright.

One artist and one alternate will be selected to participate in July 2021. Selections are made on the basis of the following criteria: entry materials, residency proposal, professionalism, and creative vision.

Interested artists may obtain more information and download an application and guidelines by accessing the Artist-in-Residence website, by e-mail (jbrumm@blm.gov) or by calling (541) 618-2256. Detailed instructions are on the entry form. Applications must be postmarked by April 5, 2021.

Those wishing to learn more about the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument information can do so on the CSNM’s website.

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The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. In fiscal year 2018, the diverse activities authorized on BLM-managed lands generated $105 billion in economic output across the country. This economic activity supported 471,000 jobs and contributed substantial revenue to the U.S. Treasury and state governments, mostly through royalties on minerals.

 

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