Heat induced fusion, protective gear, industrial technique and inherent danger are not terms typically associated with fine art. But, if you are a practitioner of the industrial arts it should sound about right.
Meet Teka Brock. A homegrown girl from West Glendive, Mont., Brock came to Sheridan for the rodeo and stayed for the music. As lead singer, manager and booking agent for the Teka Brock Band, along with many other hats she wears, Brock keeps busy but stays connected to the artistic community in Sheridan that has [...]
Famous printmaker and poet Hans Kleiber was drawn to the West like many artists in the early 1900s. However, unlike many famous artists and writers who came, created and left — like Ernest Hemingway — he made the West his permanent home. Kleiber was born in Germany and moved to America at age 13, landing [...]
The Jentel Artist Residency Program offers artists and writers a chance to get away from it all and focus on creating. Jentel is located on a 1,000-acre working cattle ranch 20 miles southeast of Sheridan along Lower Piney Creek Road. It features numerous buildings clustered around the main ranch house, which was built in 1945. [...]
Van Gogh, Poe and Greco get it: being an artist can be lonely, depressing and hard on the pocket book. Vincent Van Gogh, Edgar Allan Poe and El Greco are famed for their creations now, but they lived awkward lives with little recognition and even scorn for being too “out there” when they were working [...]
The Brinton Museum offers “exquisite art in an ideal setting” that is set to become even more ideal come June. On June 15, the Forrest E. Mars Jr. Building will open, and it is likely to make The Brinton a destination museum much like the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Director and [...]
With its classic neon sign and light-up marquee, the WYO Theater is an anchor in Sheridan’s Main Street scene. What goes on inside the theater makes the WYO a staple in a city known for its culture. The venue hosts a variety of live entertainment and performance art from local, national and international performing groups [...]
For more than 30 years, the Ucross Foundation has been a haven for artists whose work reflects creative thought and whose work has the potential for “significant future accomplishments.” Located on working 20,000-acre cattle ranch, the Ucross Foundation provides artists with a residency program that allows them to connect with the land, people and ethos [...]