UCROSS—The artwork of Sheridan College art instructor Tawni Shuler will be on display this fall at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery.
The opening reception will be held on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 3-5 p.m. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Ucross Foundation Art Gallery is located at 30 Big Red Lane, near Clearmont. Call (307) 737-2291 for more information.
SHERIDAN—Jentel Artist Residency Program is pleased to present this month’s residents in an event open to the public. “Jentel Presents” will take place Tuesday, October 7, from 5:30 -7 p.m. at Sagebrush Community Art Center, on the corner of 5th and Broadway.
This month’s presenters include a photographer, a creative non-fiction writer, a mixed media/collage artist, a sculptor, an encaustic artist and an essayist. “Jentel Presents” is a community outreach program that features visual presentations and readings by the visual artists and writers at the residency. Presenters include: Shigeki Yoshida, a photographer; Charlotte Austin, a creative nonfiction writer; Naomi Reis, a mixed media/collage artist; Emily Dunlap, a sculptor; Jane Guthridge, an encaustic artist; and Renee Restivo, an essayist.
There is no admission charge for “Jentel Presents” and refreshments are available. For more information please visit www.jentelarts.org or call Jentel at (307)737-2311.
SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host “Ceramics Invitational,” an exhibition featuring works in clay by well-known ceramicists and college art instructors from around the state. The opening reception is Thursday from 5-7 p.m. The reception is open to the public, and refreshments will be served. The Sagebrush Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.
SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host a 25th anniversary celebration for volunteers, patrons and the Sheridan community on Saturday.
WYO Theater staff and board members invite the community to an evening of memories, music and surprises. The event will begin at 7 p.m.
Tickets are complimentary, and may be obtained by calling the theater at 672-9084. Organizers ask community members to RSVP by Tuesday.
The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.
SHERIDAN — The two- and three-dimensional art by David Jones will be on display at the Sagebrush Community Art Center through Friday.
An artist reception for the show, titled “Scale, Metaphor and Visual Props: Works Addressing Place” will be held Thursday from 5-7 p.m.
The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College annual employee art exhibit opens March 3 in the Martinsen Gallery at the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center.
The show features photography, painting, quilting, ceramics, metalwork, fash- ion and folk art.
Awards will be given for people’s choice and best in show.
An opening reception will be held from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Hors d’oeu- vres will be served.
In addition, a raffle drawing will be held at 5 p.m. for a $100 gift certificate to Frackelton’s.
The exhibit will be on display through April 17.
Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.
SHERIDAN — An artist reception for Buffalo artist Aaron Wuerker will be held on Friday March 6 from 5-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center.
Wuerker’s show, “Aaron Wuerker: Recent Landscapes,” will be on display through March 31 in the center’s Invitational Gallery.
Wuerker earned a bachelor’s in fine arts from Kansas City Art Institute in 1992 and a master’s in fine arts from Yale University in 1995. He and his wife, Jenny, also a renowned artist, own the Crazy Woman Fine Art Gallery in Buffalo.
“My work has continually returned to a realist vision of the landscape,” Wuerker said. “I’m usually drawn to compositions where mechanized forms either mimic or contrast with the natural forms in the land.”
For additional information, see the Sagebrush Community Art Center’s website at artinsheridan.com or call 674-1970.
The art center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.
SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host the Sheridan College Student Juried Exhibition April 7-29.
The show will feature works of art by Sheridan College students that were chosen to be in the show.
An artists’ reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 9. Refreshments will be served and the public is welcome to attend.
Sagebrush Community Art Center is located in the historic train depot at 201 E. Fifth St.
BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum, in partnership with Sheridan College, will host ceramic artist Kim Dickey for an evening lecture and workshop demonstration on Thursday and Friday.
Dickey is an art professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is known for her large-scale, sculptural pieces.
Dickey received her master of fine arts in ceramics from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. She has exhibited her work extensively throughout the United States and in group exhibitions in Canada, Germany, Australia, Japan and Taiwan. She has received numerous awards and fellowships.
Dickey was also represented in The Brinton Museum’s 2014 summer show “Flora and Fauna.”
The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in The Brinton Museum’s Reception Gallery.
A one-day workshop will be held on Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the fine arts ceramics studio at the Sheridan College Art Department.
Both events are free and open to the public.
Dickey’s lecture and workshop are funded by a grant from the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation.
The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn. Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave. in Sheridan.
For more information, call The Brinton Museum at 672-3173 or visit thebrintonmuseum.org.
BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum presents its 10th Illustrator Show featuring celebrated Caldecott Honor Book recipient and children’s storybook author and illustrator David Shannon.
“The Art of David Shannon!” opens in the Museum’s Reception Gallery on Thursday with an artist’s reception on Sunday, April 12, from 2-4 p.m.
A gallery talk and book signing are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 16.
Admission to the reception and gallery talk is free and open to the public.
David Shannon is perhaps best known for his popular children’s picture book, “No, David!” published by The Blue Sky Press and inspired by whimsical drawings made when he was a little boy.
A resident of Los Angeles, David grew up in Spokane, Washington, and has written and illustrated numerous books for children including the enchanting “Jangles: A Big Fish Story,” a tale about a boy and a fish, and “A Bad Case of Stripes!,” a story about a charming little girl who develops a bad case of stripes.
More than 60 of Shannon’s original children’s book illustrations are represented in The Brinton Museum’s 10th Illustrator Show. The exhibit is funded by a grant from the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation.
“The Art of David Shannon!” will show through May 31.
To schedule a children’s or school tour — offered with free admission — or for more information, contact Museum Educator Barbara McNab at 672-3173 or email bmcnab@TheBrintonMuseum.org.
The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn.