ENDANGERED: The New Joe Pickett Novel from C.J. Box

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Endangered 2015

Check out what JUST arrived in our WLM mailbox!!! And with it, information on this 15th Joe Pickett novel due out March 10, 2015, comes a list of nationwide tour cities & dates! Check out the list below and read on for more information on ENDANGERED…

March 10 — Laramie, WY, American Heritage Center, 12 PM

March 10 — Fort Collins, CO, Senior Center, 7 PM

March 11 — Cheyenne, WY, Laramie County Library, 7 PM

March 12 – Highlands Ranch, CO – Highlands Library, 7 PM

March 13 – Tucson, AZ – Clues Unlimited, 3 PM (joint event w/Ace Atkins)

March 14 – Tucson, AZ – Book festival with booth signings

March 15 – Scottsdale, AZ – Poisoned Pen, 2 PM

March 16 – Phoenix, AZ – Peoria Public Library, 7 PM

March 17 – Houston, TX – Murder by the Book, 6:30 PM

<March 18 – New York, NY – Mysterious Bookshop, 6:30 PM (joint event w/Owen Laukkanen)

March 19 – Philadelphia, PA – Chester County Books, 7:00 PM

March 20 – St. Louise, MO – St. Louis County Library, 7 PM

March 21- Minneapoilis, MN – Once Upon a Crime, 7 PM

March 22 – Lexington, KY – Joseph Beth Booksellers, 5 PM

March 27 – Delray Beach, FL – Murder on the Beach, 7:30 PM
March 28 & 29 – Broward, FL: Broward County Book Festival

March 31 — Casper, WY – Natrona County High School, 7 PM

April 1- Sheridan, WY –  Sheridan Stationery, 6 PM

April 2 – Billings, MT: Barnes & Noble, 7 PM

April 3 – Cheyenne, WY – City News, 5 PM

April 16: Austin, TX: Texas Library Assocation, Dinner talk & signing, 6 PM

Mary 10 – Detroit, MT: Detroit Book & Author Luncheon, 12 PM


from Putnam’s release…

“All the action and suspense of Box’s long string of high-country adventures, with a solution that’s considerably tighter and more satisfying than most of them. One of Joe’s best.” — Kirkus (starred review)

“Is there a crime-fiction family as fully fleshed out as Joe Pickett’s? Pickett’s supporting cast – wife Marybeth and daughters Sheridan, Lucy and April – lends a continuity and grounding to this series that sets it apart from all the lone-wolf stuff out there… As they often do, things get western, with the carefully constructed plot building to a breathless, thrilling end.” — Booklist

In 2014, the critics were unanimous about the Joe pickett thriller Stone Cold —

“C.J. Box moves from strength to strength with each new installment. I would say that he is at the top of his form, but the top just keeps moving ever upward.” — Bookpage

Now comes ENDANGERED, the new Joe Pickett novel which Putnam will publish on March 10, 2015 ($26.95). And with this 15th entry in the New York Times best-selling series, C.J. Box has done it again.

As the story opens, April, Joe Pickett’s 18-year-old daughter, has disappeared. Joe already had good reason to dislike rodeo champ Dallas Cates, but now he has even more of a case against him — Joe learns that it is Dallas with whom April had run off. And now she is missing.

Then comes even worse news:  the body of a girl has been found in a ditch along the highway – she’s alive, but just barely, the victim of blunt force trauma. That girl proves to be April, and the doctors don’t know if she’ll recover. Dallas denies having anything to do with it — says she ran off from him, too – and there’s evidence that points to another man. But Joe knows in his gut which person is responsible for bringing her to harm. What Joe doesn’t know is the kind of danger he’s about to encounter. Dallas Cates is bad enough, but Cates’s twisted family is like none Joe has ever met before. And they will do anything to protect Dallas – literally anything.

Joe’s going to find out  the truth, even if it kills him. And this time, it just might.

C.J. Box is the author of fifteen Joe Pickett novels, mos recently Stone Cold; four stand-alone novels, most recently The Highway; and the story collection Shots Fired. He has won the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity, Gumshoes and Barry Awards, as well as the French Prix Calibre .38 and a French Elle magazine literary award. His books have been translated into 27 languages. C.J. Box lives outide Cheyenne, Wyoming


ART IN WY: Jackson’s Trailside Galleries Prepares for Summer Show


Jackson’s Trailside Gallery has a variety of wonderful shows and events to enjoy this summer. For beautiful art, for the discriminating collector, be sure to visit them online and when in Jackson, visit their gallery at 130 East Broadway.


email:  media@trailsidegalleries.com


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Trailside Gallery Show Schedule, 2014:

High Country Summer Show, June 16-29, 2014 – Artists’ Reception 6/19/14

Masters in Miniature Invitational, July 21 – August 2, 2014 – Artists’ Reception 7/24/14

Ian Ramsey Showcase, August 4-10, 2014

Western Classics Show, August 11-24, 2014 – Artists’ Reception 8/21/14

Fall Gold Show, September 1-14, 2014 – Artists’ Reception 9/13/14

Logan Maxwell Hagege Showcase, Tim Solliday Showcase, John Seerey-Lester Showcase, Lindsay Scott Showcase Holiday Miniature – Wildlife, December 2-15, 2014

You can find these works of art and more at the High Country Summer Show, June 16-29, 2014





MADE IN WYOMING: Maura Jacobsen Pottery

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This week we are featuring Maura Jacobsen Pottery of Cheyenne

Maura Jacobsen Cheyenne, WY 970-629-9478 maurajacobsen@yahoo.com www.maurajacobsen.com

Maura Jacobsen started her business in a two room cabin in Riverside, Wyoming after she graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1993. It has grown over the years to include her husband and three children, who run the shipping department. Maura’s pottery studio is located in Cheyenne where she produces pottery platters made out of vintage license plates.

Maura has lived in many small towns in Wyoming where she has promoted her love of art.  The business has grown over the years and she does demonstrations and classes for adults and children.  Maura is also on the Wyoming Arts Council Artist Roster.

There are two potter styles.  The style being produced the longest is all hand thrown and glazed stoneware for everyday use.  Fun patterns and sayings are a reflection of where Maura lives and the silly things her children say.  The second style was just started this last year; the vintage licenses plates. These become one-of-a-kind patchwork platters.  Maura receives license plates from around the county to be made into platters.  The love for the license plate platter had taken off.  Maura has found that a license plate holds fond memories and stories, and this product allows customers the opportunity to take the plate off the garage wall and share it with family members by having a functional piece of art made.

Custom orders are a large part of Maura’s business. Her products can be purchased through her website at www.maurajacobsen.com.  Maura’s pieces can be found at Wyoming Home in Cheyenne, Made Jackson Hole and at Wadoo in Old Town Fort Collins.  Check her web site for more locations as they are added. The prices range from $18 to $75.  

She is always looking to create a product people will love and something that brings a smile to their face when they see what has been created just for them.


ART IN WY: WY Film & Cardinal Matters, Casper’s Corridor Gallery Event

WYOMING FILM IN DUBOIS:  The 2013 Wyoming Short Film Contest winner, Mark Christian, is working towards a film shot in Dubois, Wyoming — Cardinal Matter — and they’re going to the people to help put together their budget! They’ve just got 13 days left and $12,000 at stake…can you help them out? Read on for a letter from Mark…

My name is Mark Christian, winner of the 2013 Wyoming Short Film Contest, held by the Office of Tourism and Wyoming Film Office and was awarded $25,000 to make a film to be shot in Wyoming. I am reaching out to you because we are trying to spread the word of the film across the state. The film will be shot 100% in the state of Wyoming showing off its beauty and providing work for its kind and hardworking people.

Our film, Cardinal Matter, is a feature length film about Austin, a US soldier on leave who has lost all his family. All he has left is his cousin, Hunter, but when he goes to visit he becomes the target of a deadly corporate cover-up. It’s a powerful tale illustrating the effects of large cities on rural America and we feel strongly about telling a good story through a compelling narrative that audiences of all demographics will enjoy.

Currently, our biggest obstacle is budget. We are about $12,000 shy of our goal on indiegogo. Myself and the rest of the Cardinal Matter crew are hoping you can share our campaign page/fb page to spread the word to your followers. I have provided a link to our facebook page as well as the Indiegogo campaign below.

I would be happy to answer any questions! You can reach me at cardinalmatterfilm@gmail.com.
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“It’s Not about the Frame,” John Atherton

CASPER:  The Corridor Gallery Welcomes “It’s Not About the Frame”

The Corridor Gallery is excited to announce “It’s Not About the Frame” an upcoming show opening on December 13th at 7pm featuring a collection of Classic American Illustration. “It’s Not About the Frame” is a hand selected batch of 45 original American Illustration works from Fred Taraba’s collection. The Corridor has chosen to remove existing frames and show all work sans distraction. Knowing that most who purchase any of these works will opt to have framed themselves, The Corridor is offering a $100 framing certificate with each sale. The show’s flagship piece is an original illustration done for the cover of The Saturday Evening Post in 1945 by illustrator John Atherton. Given the popularity of The Saturday Evening Post, many of the less known cover illustrations have sold in excess of six digit figures. More intriguing than a potential price tag on this piece is the fact that John Atherton gifted it to a few women that saved Atherton’s life after a ski accident in 1945. John concluded his life saga by drowning in a fly-fishing accident shortly after at the age of 51. Every single piece of this collection reveals complex and interesting stories such as this.

About Fred Taraba

Fred Taraba is a dealer in original American illustrative artwork… that is, painting and drawings that have been created specifically for reproduction in books, magazines, advertisements and many other media. He has been in the business of caring for, writing about and selling original illustration since 1983. For sixteen years he was the Director of Illustration House, Inc. a New York City gallery and auction house specializing in the art form. Prior to that he spent eight years with The Society of Illustrators in New York as their Assistant Director/Curator and Librarian. The public are invited to the opening reception on the evening of Friday, December 13th at 7pm. There will be a cash malt beverage bar at hand and the Fred will be present for questions. “It’s Not About the Frame” will ONLY be showing through Sunday, December 15th. Please contact the Corridor Gallery or Fred Taraba with any questions. 

Event Details

Event: “It’s Not About the Frame” featuring 45 works of original illustrative artwork
Opening Reception: Friday, December 13th at 7pm
Admission Cost: Free Show
Showing Through: Dec 13th 7pm-midnight, Dec 14th 10am-5pm, Dec 15th noon-4pm
Accommodations: Cash malt beverage bar
Information: For more information, please contact The Corridor Gallery at (307) 333-7035, Reed at (307) 259-8001 or visit http://www.tarabaillustrationart.com/



from “The Road Not Taken,” www.landerartcenter.com

LANDER ART CENTER:  “The Road Not Taken,” National Juried Show, November 1 – December 7 — FREE and open to the public

LANDER ART CENTER:  Around Town — Native American Art Show to Open This Friday

Public reception: Friday, November 8

6-8pm at the Middle Fork, 351 Main Street
November is Native American Heritage Month and is set aside to honor and recognize the significant contributions of the first Americans. The Lander Art Center has teamed up with Native artists from Fremont County to celebrate Native American heritage through a unique collection of local artists’ work.

This collaborative art show represents Native artists mainly from Fremont County. The show is a diverse and dynamic collection of work that showcases the many talents of artists in our communities.  Ceramic artists, beaders, graphic artists, and a eclectic group of painters are showcased in multiple venues around town. The Middle Fork Cafe, Lander City Hall, and the Lander Library will all be hosting Native artwork throughout the month of November.

Appetizers provided. Drinks for purchase from Middle Fork.

The community is encouraged to attend and meet the artists!

Brochures will be available at each location to provide information on the artists and the locations where artwork can be found.

SHERIDAN:  SAGE Community Art Center Welcomes Two November Shows

SAGE (Sheridan Artist’s Guild, Et al) is pleased to present two November shows at their SAGE Exhibit Gallery, located at Sheridan College Main, 171 No. Main St. 

The Sheridan Parks & Pathways national juried art show features art depicting Sheridan’s public walkways and parks.  The show’s juror is artist Danna Hildebrand, former Sheridan resident and college art instructor.

In conjunction with the Parks & Pathways show will be SAGE’s Annual “Artly Altered Furniture” fundraiser.  Various pieces of furniture are decorated and donated by SAGE members and sold via silent auction.  Proceeds benefit SAGE & the Sagebrush Art Center.

The Parks and Pathways Artists’ Reception & Awards Ceremony will be November 7th, 5:30-7:00 pm.  Both shows, as well as the “East Meets West in Wyoming” “stock show” at the Sagebrush Art Center,  end on November 29th.

This project is made possible by a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council.


GILLETTE:  Studio Share Gillette Offers Studio Space for Photographers

Are you a photographer? Do you know one who needs studio space? Studio Share Gillette has a cost effective solution for you! Visit www.facebook.com/studiosharegillette to learn more.

CASPER:  Nicolaysen December Events


ART IN WY: Karen McLain, Sage Community Art Center & More

artists Jamie Barron & Sonja Caywood

SHERIDAN:  Sagebrush Community Art Center Presents “East Meets West in Wyoming”

Sagebrush Art Center hosts “East Meets West in Wyoming,” paintings by Sonja Caywood & Jamie Barron.  This show features a common theme in two artistic styles:  

Jamie Barron, born in North Dakota, currently resides in New York City, where she earned her MFA in Fine Art.  Barron says of her work: “I like to engage the viewer by using familiar iconography from everyday life experiences such as barns, cows and horses but changing them just so subtle to make one stop and look.  Sometimes using glitter or glazes to create an ethereal image. I find one can easily transplant his or herself into my paintings and remember, dream or reflect. “

Jamie Barron, “Blue Moon Beauties”

Sonja Caywood was born in Sheridan and attended Sheridan College.  Caywood explains: “Raised in a ranching family, I deeply value the land and the livestock of the Bighorn Mountain region.  It’s essential for me to record this vestige of ‘the west,’ as subjects once thought to be permanent fixtures of our landscape disappear.  I strive to express my affection for my subjects in painterly strokes of color with an emphasis on light.”
































Sonja Caywood, “Golden Opportunity”

The exhibition runs October 11th- November 16th at the Sagebrush Art Center (located in the Historic Train Depot, 201 E. 5th St. in Sheridan). An Opening Reception and artists’ talk was held on October 11. This project is supported in part by a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council, through funding from the Wyoming State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Karen McLain, “Freedom on Top of Mountain”

KAREN MCLAIN:  Capturing the Beauty of Wyoming’s Wild Horses

We appreciate Arizona artist Karen McLain sharing her love of Wyoming and its wild horses with us – she has tireless captured our state and its wildlife in paint and the result is exquisite. The following is a description from Karen of her most recent trek through Wyoming…

This was the fifth summer that I have gone to visit the wild horse ranges, but the first year that I made it to Wyoming. The trip included stops at the Little Book Cliffs, Sand Wash Basin, McCullough Peaks and Pryor Mountain areas.  The beauty of Wyoming was very inspiring and the horses were ones that I wanted to visit for many years. I traveled with my 1972 Shasta trailer, “The Paint Box” and stayed out on the ranges. (Although some areas required truck and tent camping), I had a very comfortable month-long painting adventure.

The McCullough Peaks horses were rugged and handsome, a  classic wild horse. Even tough it was windy, I did get some paintings done while I was there. The range is easy to access and the location as the gateway to Yellowstone is easy for visitors to be able to get to on a day trip.  After spending three nights at McCullough Peaks, I headed up to the Pryor range.  The beauty just blew me away. The open meadows, Tea Cup  and Mystic Waterhole  areas allowed for wonderful photo and video opportunities. It was a real treat to spend time with Cloud and his band. I know I will be back next year.


“McCullough Peaks Paint”

“Fishing Yellowstone”

On the way home to Arizona, I spent a few days in Yellowstone. While I was there, I was able to get two buffalo paintings done, even though I had to move three times while working on one of them. The buffalo clearly had someplace to go!

Wyoming is a painter’s paradise, and I look forward to my next visit!

“Stallion Bunch”

“Wild Rainbow”

Thundered Into Our Hearts”

“When They Got to the Top”






ART: Patricia Frolander, Wyoming Poet Laureate


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April is National Poetry Month — and we wanted to take this opportunity to give a shout out to Wyoming’s amazing Poet Laureate, Patricia Frolander! Here’s a look at Patricia and how she became such a literary figure in the Cowboy State…

Patricia Frolander and her husband, Robert, own his family ranch in the Black Hills of Wyoming. Ties to land & livestock have provided a wonderful variety of subjects to journal and pen. Their family includes three children, seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, all of whom live close to the ranch. Managing family or ranching is like trying to rope the wind. In Wyoming, the wind is either bringing a storm or ushering in sunshine. “I love the changes, although as I age, moderate weather is appreciated,” Patricia says. She has a passion for family, ranching and writing; while actively ranching, you may find her on a tractor or horse…however, at this stage of her life she prefers the chair at her writing desk. Her hobbies also include traveling and genealogy. Patricia’s volume of poetry written to reflect her upbringing and life in Wyoming ranching is titled Married Into It  and is published by High Plains Press of Glendo, WY. Patricia was selected as Wyoming’s Poet Laureate in 2011.

Following, please enjoy a few entries from Patricia…


Father When You Call


let me be feeding horses in the big pasture

at five below zero

inhaling scent of alfalfa, breath frosting eyelashes

years written on my face

not in my heart


or let me be fencing in the west pasture

pulling up wire from pungent earth

where snow bent its back

tightening each strand against errant calf,

while meadowlarks greet springtime’s blush


or let me be gathering in the hills

content to drink from a battered canteen

the sweetest water inCrookCounty

the Heeler quick to roust the cow from brush,

my mare eager to turn a stray


or let me be sleeping in the old ranch house

next to my partner

whose gentle snores match my own,

arthritic hands joined

horse-miles and hay-miles behind us.


Grandma Bernice


I am a novice, urban know-nothing.

She draws me into her sun-drenched kitchen—

between snippets of scripture and shared recipes,

I learn about ranch life on Houston Creek.


She takes her rolling pin from a stubborn drawer,

speaks of threshing bees, Mormon Crickets,

and fires that raged through drought-stricken fields.

Apron-draped, she throws a handful of flour,

one after another, texture guides her hands.


Tales of illness and accidental death punctuate

carefully cooked cornstarch, water, eggs, lemon, and sugar.

Meringue turns golden as stories of shivarees,

neighbors’ quarrels, and all-night dances

carry me to another place in time.


.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .


Later, I hear of her first beau, the man she wed,

the loss of a child, while oatmeal cookies,

with plumped raisins, meet a hint of nutmeg

in her chipped mixing bowl. She hums Rock of Ages

as dough is spooned onto the cookie sheet.


.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .


She gives me a pie for Thanksgiving—

the pumpkin, grown in her garden,

steamed soft, spooned away from its shell and blended

with cinnamon, cloves, ginger, butter, sugar, and flour.

So I plant pumpkin in my vegetable patch.


.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .


Her recipe cards are faded, but I know them by heart—

as I do her stories, the twenty-third Psalm, and a remembrance

of a sunny kitchen where I learn who I am to become.

Her time-worn hands create not only food

but the sweetest taste of fellowship.


Prairie Reclamation


Echoes of laughter weave

among bronzed stems of grass.

Swings hang empty,

a slide sinks in Plains dirt.

A derelict lilac stands guard

at the outhouse door,

which creaks in a breeze

the windbreak cannot catch.

Shingles lie scattered.

Windows and roof gape.


Inside the school, desks lie abandoned.

Floorboards, burdened in dust, lean south

from the shift of rock foundation.

A world map is severed at the equator.

South America, Africa, andAustralia

droop in tatters, books strewn beside them.

A cast-off alphabet hangs

above the neglected blackboard.

Long-ago recitations linger in prairie wind.































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art by Tawni Shuler

Sheridan — Tawni Shuler Show at Sagebrush Community Art Center

The Sagebrush Community Art Center hosts “Unraveling,” an exhibition of artwork by Tawni Shuler, which opens September 22 at the Historic Depot on 201 E. 5th St in Sheridan.  An Artist’s Reception is scheduled for September 27th, from 5-7pm.  The show runs through October 27th.

Shuler’s her work is inspired by memories of growing up in Wyoming and experiencing the western landscape and its life cycles.  She works primarily with painting and drawing materials, in addition to mixed media, such as collected pieces of the landscape: bones, plants and dirt.  Her work has shown nationally, and Shuler recently participated in the Jentel Artist Residency Program in Banner.

Shuler states, “It is the experience in the details of a place that define it, make it unforgettable and almost magical.  I am inspired by memories of landscape: the life cycles of its inhabitants and plants, the drastic seasons, possessing qualities of both grittiness and frailty.”

Shuler is currently Visiting Artist at Sheridan College, where she teaches painting and drawing.

art by Jerry Wood

Laramie — Prospectus for: WOW FAB Women Show 2012

This Works of Wyoming (WOW) exhibition will showcase artists working in varied media. Subject matter presented is by, for, or about fab women. Submit up to 3 original pieces for consideration in the following categories: original 2-D work, paintings, drawings, mixed media, printmaking, digital media, & photography. 3-D work: sculpture, metal, ceramics, glass, jewelry and mixed media. All work must be new to the gallery at Works of Wyoming (not previously shown), not mass produced, and copyright adherent. All work must be suitably framed, mounted, and wired for installation. Non-glare glass is preferred for photography purposes.  Jurors reserve the right to disqualify any work not suitably presented, or any work not corresponding to the entry image or community standards. Size restriction for 2-D work: No larger than 24″ X 24″. This show is open to all artists in Wyoming.

How to Submit: submit up to 3 images of work via email to: wow@uwyo.edu as an attachment in jpeg format. Please include title, media or technique, & size of the work in the body of your email. 

*Sept 23 — Deadline for email Submissions  *Sept 27 —  Email Notification                                            *Oct   4 — Work delivery deadline to begin set-up  *Oct 13 Sat. —  10-4pm reception and show opening. Join Us for the “Painted Bra” Initiative and create a painted/decorated bra in our workshop space to exhibit in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Check out the window display for this one!  *Nov 10 — Show closes 6pm  *Nov 12-13 — Artists pick up work          

Receipt of the completed application form constitutes your agreement to all conditions established in this prospectus. WOW will provide insurance for all work while onsite, artists are responsible for insuring work in transit. Consent to use photos of work for promotional purposes is assumed unless otherwise stated by artist.

Norwegian Bowl by Diane Edwards

CHEYENNE:  Art, Design & Dine Celebrate American Craft Week — Click here to see the feature in our Fall 2012 issue of Wyoming Lifestyle Magazine!

In a world of high tech, instant and mass produced, the hand crafted takes us back to an appreciation of “the irregular and intimate quality of things made entirely by the human hand.” (Willa Cather) Every October, crafts events and artisans around the nation are highlighted during American Craft Week. Crafts supporters can access events across the nation at their website at americancraftweek.com.  Art tour organizer, originator, (and talented mixed media artist) Georgia Rowswell found out about the event last year and quickly scheduled a show for her gallery, Artful Hand Studio & Gallery in Cheyenne. “I paired Terry Kruezer with Curt Theobald, both gifted crafts people from the area. Wyoming had no representation on the American Craft Week website that year until my gallery signed up. This year will be different!” proclaims Rowswell.

Cheyenne’s Art Design & Dine will be celebrating along with the rest of the country during its regularly scheduled monthly art tour on October 11th from 5-8 pm. Tour venues are working together to provide a special evening that honors the talents of local and regional crafts people. Here is a sampling of what you can expect from female artisans during October’s art tour:

Fiber artist Christi Beckman’s show, Intersections, will be on display at Artful Hand Studio & Gallery.  Artist reception will be held during Art Design & Dine on Thursday, October 11 from 5-8 PM. Additional show hours on Friday, October 12 from 5-8 PM and Saturday October 13 from 10-3 PM. Christi will be demonstrating some of her techniques on October 12 from 6-8 PM. Artful Hand Studio & Gallery is located at 302 East 1st Ave Cheyenne WY .

The Nagle Warren Mansion (located at 222 East 17th Street in Cheyenne) will be featuring four crafts women:  dumpster glass by Beth Ruli; basketry by Linda Behrens; rosemaling by Diane Edwards and quilting by Cindy Paul. The show opens October 1, with an artists’ reception and rosemailing demonstration during Art Design & Dine on October 11 from 5-8. The show runs through October 27. The gallery is open during regular business hours. For further information call 307-637-3333.

In addition to these lovely women artisans, Steve Schrepferman’s ceramic sculptures will be on display at Clay Paper Scissors Gallery and Studio, located at 1506 Thomes Avenue in Cheyenne. Steve hails from Cody, Wyoming and will be on hand to talk about his work during the art tour on October 11 from 5-8 PM . The show continues until November 30. For more information and gallery hours call 307-631-6039.

Art Design & Dine is pleased to be a part of American Craft Week. “The creative sector is an important part of the vitality of any city and Cheyenne is no exception,” Georgia says. “This is a great opportunity to meet the creative forces behind the work and just enjoy a night of the arts.”


Artist Heidi Huggins creates custom painted art utilizing the tools of the trade out west. “Ranch and Rodeo are a way of life for me, but more so my art is my life,” Heidi says. “I strive to combine the two with hand-painted Bronc Halters and other horse tack.”  In these awards designed and pictured above, made for the Thar family’s Ranch Sorting event, Heidi is excited to help with events that are geared toward the entire family being able to get out there and compete.  “I am very proud to be able to paint award halters for them and any other Wyoming ranch or rodeo club in the future,” Heidi says. This coming weekend, check out the RSNC event , Thar’s Ranch Sorting, at the Gillette Camplex East Pavillion!  Sat, Sept 22~ 9am-12am Sun, Sept 23 ~ 9am-8pm Contact:  Stacey Thar~ 685-0149 for more info!


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ART IN WY: Architecture Speaks in Black & White


Architecture Speaks In Black & White – photography by Michael Flicek

Architecture has much to say about many aspects of human existence.  Structures have voice.  Much as the great thinkers and philosophers throughout time have struggled with universal human concerns like truth, beauty, and spirituality or logic and metaphysics, so have architects throughout time worked to interpret these human concerns through their use of light, space, and form.  All of this has been, and is, done within the context of a time and place that carries with it particular cultural, political, and economic conditions and particular climactic and geographic conditions.  From the early drawings on cave walls to the utility of log houses in early America to the icons of modernity across time in the great cities of the world, human design has and will continue to leave a mark on our world. –  excerpt from Michael Flicek’s artist statement

The Corridor Gallery proudly presents “Architecture Speaks In Black & White”, a photographic exhibit by Casper resident and artist, Michael Flicek. Michael has been shown in numerous galleries nationwide and is an award-winning photographer with a vast resume´. Architecture Speaks In Black & White will be Michael Flicek’s second solo show to Casper, Wyoming.

Michael is partial to black and white photography working in the digital realm. Capturing the image on locations is only the beginning of his process. Once Michael composes a photograph, he’s on to the next step of immersion within his “digital darkroom”. Michael then manipulates the image to fit his vision of a final work of art. Once satisfied, he creates immaculate digital prints in limited edition on archival quality glossy baryta finished paper. Due to the high quality print and stock used, Michael’s photographs take on a traditional look.

“Architecture Speaks In Black & White” will only be featured for 3 days at the Corridor gallery. The press and public are invited to attend the free opening reception on Friday, May 20th at 7pm. The public and press are invited to attend an artist’s talk with Michael on Saturday, May 21st at 2:00pm. Michael’s work will show only through Sunday, May 22nd. We hope to see you there!

Event Details

Event: “Architecture Speaks In Black & White” by Michael Flicek

Specifics: Located at The Corridor Gallery: 120 E. 2nd St. Casper, WY 82601

Tickets Cost/Avail: Free Admission

Opening Reception: Friday, May 20th at 7:00pm

Artist’s Talk: Saturday, May 21st at 2:00pm

Open Showing: Saturday, May 21st 10:00am to 5:00pm

Sunday, May 22nd noon to 4pm

Information: For more information, please contact The Corridor Gallery at (307) 333-7035, Reed at (307) 259-8001 or visit www.thecorridorgallery.com

Michael Flicek: mflicek@michaelflicekgallery.com, 307-259-3963

Hope to see you there!

Reed Merschat

The Corridor Gallery

120 E. 2nd St.

Casper, WY 82601

g. (307) 333-7035

m. (307) 259-8001