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It’s not uncommon for Wyoming artists to depict wildlife in their work. What is less common is Wyoming artists depicting wildlife morphing into humans — opposable thumbs, shoes, T-shirts, jeans and all — especially when they’re peering over your mug while you’re drinking your morning coffee.

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The National Museum of Wildlife Art will host its first Locals Appreciation Week, giving residents of both Teton counties — the one in Wyoming and the one in Idaho — free admission Tuesday through Dec. 5.

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Colorful skeins of yarn will soon become, well, clothing of sorts — not scarves and hats for people, but knits for trees, bike racks and other features, fixtures and appendages around the Center for the Arts, turning the public space bright and cozy as the days grow darker and colder.

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Bryan Sih’s next film will be set in a rural military town in the Rockies. He envisions the mountains will feature prominently in the background, and there will be horses — lots of horses — and snow. The film will be visceral and sensuous, Sih said, but he isn’t sure exactly what will happen in it.

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In 2001 Noppadol Paothong was working as a staff photographer for a small newspaper in Missouri. When his editor asked him to shoot a story about prairie chicken mating, he imagined hunting down a pack of feral farm birds. Luckily he was disabused of that idea by a local birder and sent to a…

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Brice Garrett was living in a third-floor walk-up in New York City in March when the coronavirus sent people into their homes, quick shopping trips were replaced with online orders and boxes were left outside front doors for fear of contamination.

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As colorful leaves decorate the sidewalks throughout Jackson the Art Association of Jackson Hole has invited the community for an evening of fall festivities.

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Sometimes there are no words that can truly capture a feeling or moment. Bizarre. Unprecedented. Strange. People have been using these words to describe life during the pandemic, artist Connor Liljestrom said, but they can’t encompass the breadth of emotions and experiences of people living …

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Bryan Sih’s next film will be set in a rural military town in the Rockies. He envisions the mountains will feature prominently in the background, and there will be horses — lots of horses — and snow. The film will be visceral and sensuous, Sih said, but he isn’t sure exactly what will happen in it.

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Sometimes there are no words that can truly capture a feeling or moment. Bizarre. Unprecedented. Strange. People have been using these words to describe life during the pandemic, artist Connor Liljestrom said, but they can’t encompass the breadth of emotions and experiences of people living …

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A flock of ravens sits atop a grove of trembling aspen. Some of the trees’ leaves are still green, some are turning yellow. The black birds caw to each other as a creek bubbles below. Clouds float above. A mountain lion stalks its prey in the distance.

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Bison, bears, birds and butterflies are just some of the wildlife you might spot in Jackson Hole’s natural surroundings, but this past Saturday several animals made appearances in work created by 33 artists on Town Square for the 2020 QuickDraw and Art Auction.

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Brice Garrett was living in a third-floor walk-up in New York City in March when the coronavirus sent people into their homes, quick shopping trips were replaced with online orders and boxes were left outside front doors for fear of contamination.

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As colorful leaves decorate the sidewalks throughout Jackson the Art Association of Jackson Hole has invited the community for an evening of fall festivities.

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You can watch the wall at the Snake River Brewery bubble to life with the mural “Hooked,” created by Laramie artist Dan Toro, the latest of Jackson Hole Public Art’s 10 “Wild Walls” around town.

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Jazmine Doherty, 5, happily drew on the sidewalk with chalk while her mother, Oona Doherty, looked on. Local artist Anika Youcha joined her, and together they created a colorful pattern around the empty sidewalk square in front of the Center for the Arts.

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Expert and amateur artists came together during difficult times to share their experience through art. Now the Art Association of Jackson Hole is ready to share the work they created during the pandemic at the Center for the Arts.

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Though masks were required, the location was different and there weren’t huge crowds moving between rows and rows of craft-filled tents, the Art Association of Jackson Hole’s Pop-Up Art Fair was a comfortable stand-in for the nonprofit’s usual twin summertime fairs.

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As the coronavirus spread around the world, dashed across the country and ripped through Wyoming, the bad news just kept piling up: sickness, death, economic collapse, isolation and loneliness … and the cancelation of one summer event after another, long anticipated after the deep freeze of …

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Tucker Smith’s childhood drawings foreshadowed a life of capturing Western scenes and wildlife with brushstrokes — and maybe even foretold of his career retrospective, on display at the National Museum of Wildlife Art though Aug. 23.