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Savannah Burgess’ initial urge to dabble in wildlife photography professionally was the result of looking for something to draw.

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Not every arts nonprofit made it through the coronavirus pandemic. In fact, Americans for the Arts, which conducts research on the economic impacts of the arts in the United States, among many other things, reported that 66% of organizations that responded to surveying through the depths of …

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Most of us are awestruck by the West’s rolling mountainscapes and rich history. But the featured artist at this year’s Fall Arts Festival, Gary Lynn Roberts, didn’t want his study of Native Americans and cowboys to end in his high school history classroom. Inspired by early Americans’ grit a…

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After decades of photographing the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, sometimes Henry Holdsworth thinks he’s seen it all. And then the light changes. Or Grizzly 399 shows up with four cubs, and a fox dens under Holdsworth’s neighbor’s shed. Or a moose and its twins settle into his yard for the season.

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Home to Fall Arts Festival featured artist Gary Lynn Roberts, West Lives On Gallery will be a hub of activity during the festival. A number of gallery artists, including Roberts, will make appearances during the week.

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In theory, drawing a bison without a reference is relatively simple, especially if you frequent the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem or can clearly picture the Wyoming state flag in your head. The iconic mammals are shaggy and large, with a big hump, small horns and a tuft of coarse hair extend…

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The pandemic has left an indelible mark on everyone, but for painter Kathryn Mapes Turner it literally meant going home and watching life through her window as she recovered from knee surgery. The beauty of the natural world that has shaped her life as both a painter and fourth-generation Ja…

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The Western Design Conference will swing wide its doors welcoming the public in person after weathering a year online due to the pandemic. The four-day event will also welcome some of the most profound, imaginative and innovative artists from across the country all converging at the Snow Kin…

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Scott Christensen has a friend who coaches for the National Football League. When the world-renowned landscape artist visits this friend, he will often accompany him onto the football field. Christensen said his friend never refers to himself as “coach.”

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Home to glassblower and designer Laurie Thal and her partner in art and life, glass fabricator Dan Altwies, Thal Glass Studio is a favorite off-the-beaten-track destination for Fall Arts visitors. Located just off Teton Village Road, the studio is adjacent to the couple’s home, which doubles…

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Recently a person wandered into Quent Cordair Fine Art, one of Jackson’s newest galleries, and marveled at the lack of Western art. The gallery has works that depict horses and mountains, but its focus on romantic realism is unique in a town of galleries featuring cowboys and wildlife, said …

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Like past years, Astoria Fine Art boasts a Fall Arts Festival lineup that plays upon the intersection of contemporary and traditional. Owner Greg Fulton leans into this showing year after year for its ability to draw returning and new talent.

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The Rocky Mountain West has drawn the famous and infamous, all seeking solace from the hustle and bustle of the lower elevations. And that was also true for Ernest Hemingway, who in 1928 escaped to Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains to write and escape into the trout-laden streams and wild valleys …

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One of the premier painters of the Tetons, Joanne Hennes, will be hosting guests at her studio during the Fall Arts Festival. She asks that people make an appointment.

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When the Fall Arts Festival rolls into town, it’s a favorite time a year for many people. Crowds have dispersed, the season has cooled and many of the town’s signature events gather for celebration.