BOISE — The Bureau of Land Management is seeking the next artist-in-residence for the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area. The selected artist will visit this scenic area, guided by BLM staff, for one week in late May.
The residency is open to all professional artists over 18 years of age who are United States citizens. Applications will be accepted until March 1. Interested applicants must submit: a cover letter detailing their interest in the program; a professional resume; their proposed project; and a minimum of five artwork samples in electronic format. A panel of professional artists and BLM staff will review the applications to select the artist.
All disciplines of artists will be considered, including photographers, painters, sculptors, videographers, writers, poets, musicians and composers. Final selections will be based on the merit of the artist and the proposal presented in the application. Selected works from the artist will be showcased to the public in a venue to be announced and will be included in future BLM exhibits and publications.