WEST GLACIER, Mont. [August 3, 2023] – The application period for artists to apply for the 2024/2025 Glacier National Park Artist-in-Residence Program opens August 6, 2023. The deadline to apply is September 4, 2023.

 The Artist-in-Residence program offers artists focused time to creatively explore the park’s numerous and varied natural and cultural resources, and to share their work through educational programs.

 Each session will run for four weeks during June and July of 2024 and 2025. The sessions offer artists uninterrupted time to pursue their artistic discipline and provide artists with a furnished house located in the park.

 Those selected are required to present several public programs during their residency. The programs must be related to their experience as an artist-in-residence and can be demonstrations, workshops, talks, exploratory walks, or performances.

 As part of Glacier’s 2024/2025 Artist-in-Residence Program, our friends in Waterton Lakes National Park (WLNP) invite successful candidates to visit Canada for a day to connect the two parks as the world’s first International Peace Park (1932) and UNESCO World Heritage Site (1995). The trip to WLNP will consist of a tour of Waterton as well as giving a workshop or presentation similar to the ones given in Glacier National Park.

 Digital images of selected work produced as a part of the residency may be used in park publications, websites and presentations for education and outreach.

  Artists of all disciplines are encouraged to apply.  Applications are available online. More information on the program can be found HERE.

 The Glacier landscape has long inspired art and expression, from traditional dances and stories, to serving as a summer residence and source of creativity for the famous painter Charlie Russell. In present day, art in the park continues in the form of the Artist-in-Residence program, countless art workshops held in and around the park, and with thousands of visitors who come each year bringing easels, cameras, and other tools to capture the beauty around them. Art inspired by Glacier regularly appears in both local and worldwide gallery shows and museums.

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