As an Artist-in-Residence at several National Parks I have created woodblock prints inspired by my time in each park. Four of these images are currently on exhibit – three woodblock prints are included in The AIR Exhibit at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod in Massachusetts, and a fourth is part of a semi-permanent exhibit which will be shown for five to seven years at the Wyoming State Museum in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Please give them a visit if you are in either neighborhood ~ or check the links below!
Wyoming State Museum
“For the Benefit of the People: National Park Service in Wyoming”
I’m honored to represent Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area through my woodblock print of Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep at Lockhart Ranch – currently on exhibit at the Wyoming State Museum in Cheyenne, WY. This image was inspired by my residency at the park in 2015. The exhibit “For the Benefit of the People: National Park Service in Wyoming” will be up for a minimum of five years and commemorates the National Park Service in Wyoming.
The Wyoming State Museum is located at 2301 Central Avenue in Cheyenne. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Admission is free. (307) 777-7022
Cultural Center of Cape Cod ~ Artist-in-Residence Exhibit
The Artist-in-Residence Exhibit is a group show of imagery inspired by residencies in parks throughout the U.S. The show is up for less than a month so take a peek if you are in the area – The Cultural Center of Cape Cod ~ 307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664
The opening event is Saturday, June 3, 2017 – from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. This exhibit runs from May 24 – June 18.
Three of my Artist-in-Residence images will be included ~ Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, Homestead National Monument of America and Padre Island National Seashore.
Amanda’s work included in the Artists in Residence exhibit:
List of Artists in Residence featured in this show:
Linda Apriletti, Myranda Bair, Bill Brody, Jessica Bryant, Carol Chamberland, Kelsey Dzintars, Jenn Falcon, Meg Freyermuth, Kristin Gjerdset, Pam Haunschild, Nancy Haver, Kathy Hodge, Ailyn Hoey, Steve Hurley, Susan J. Klein, Kristin Link, MK MacNaughton, Amy Nettleton, Amanda Palmer, Mary Reusch, Lorna Ritz, David Rosenthal, Lewis Williams, Melinda Whipplesmith Plank, Susan Zalkind
Parks featured in the show:
Acadia National Park: Maine, Badlands National Park: South Dakota, Big Cypress National Preserve: Florida, Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area: Montana/Wyoming, Black Rock Desert\High Rock Canyon National Conservation Area: Nevada, Canyons of the Ancients National Monument: Colorado, Cape Cod National Seashore: Massachusetts, Chiricahua National Monument: Arizona, Chugach National Forest: Alaska, Denali National Park: Alaska, Everglades National Park: Florida, Glacier National Park: Montana, Grand Canyon National Monument: Arizona, Great Basin National Park: Nevada, Great Smoky Mountains National Park: North Carolina/Tennessee, Homestead National Monument of America: Nebraska, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore: Indiana, Isle Royale National Park: Michigan, Joshua Tree National Park: California, Katmai National Park and Preserve: Alaska, Lassen Volcano National Park: California, Noatak National Preserve: Alaska, North Cascades National Park: Washington, Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument: New Mexico, Padre Island National Seashore: Texas, Petrified Forest National Park: Arizona, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area: Nevada, Rocky Mountain National Park: Colorado, San Gabriel Mountains National Monument: California, Tongass National Forest: Alaska, Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument: Montana
Please note: if you are coming from a distance to view the art, please call first to make sure that a private event is not limiting access to the galleries… 508-394-7100
Hours are Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm; Saturday 11am-5pm; Sunday noon-5pm; and many evenings, by chance.