Bring together your creative side with nature!
The Red Rock Canyon Artist in Residence (AiR) program promotes the understanding and appreciation of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area through the world of art. Artists reflect on scenic beauty, cultural history, and community engagement.
The Red Rock Canyon Artist in Residence program is made possible through a partnership between Southern Nevada Conservancy and the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management.
Artist in Residence Reception and Gallery
An enthusiastic crowd gathered at the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center on Sunday, June 30 to celebrate the Artists in Residence 2019 program. Dasha Jamison explained her pastel paintings and created a new piece of art while guests observed. The other artist this year, Brad Bachmeier, could not attend, but his ceramic pots were on display for guests to admire.
Make sure to stop by the Visitor Center to check out the Artist in Residence 2019 Gallery! Our artists' work will be shown from July 1 to August 30, 2019. See the photos below for a sneak preview!
Two New Artists Selected for Spring 2019!
Congratulations to Brad Bachmeier and Dasha Jamison! They have both been selected as Red Rock Canyon’s Artists in Residence for 2019. Look for their Red Rock inspired art to be on display at the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center in July and August 2019. Each will have a community project date, where they will demonstrate their art, and teach others how to make their own.
Brad Bachmeier: Brad is a ceramic maker and a sculptor that has been an Artist in Residence at several national parks. Brad explores humanity’s universal partnership with clay through the study of geology, archaeology, symbols, and iconography. For his community engagement project, he will be doing a pottery creation workshop at the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center. Visitors will be encouraged to watch, and even participate. Brad's community project will take place on Saturday, March 9th from 10AM until 12PM at the Visitor Center. For more information, click here!
Residency Dates: March 3 - 15, 2019
Look for Brad making pottery around the Visitor Center!
Dasha Jamison: Dasha is a “plein air” landscape artist, who works with soft pastels to create an impressionistic image of the landscape. Her images capture the emotion and feeling of the land. Dasha recently relocated to Las Vegas, and Red Rock Canyon has become one of her favorite locations to paint. For her community engagement project, she will be demonstrating outdoor painting with pastels, and helping visitors to create their own art. Dasha's community project will take place Saturday, April 20th from 11AM until 2PM at the Visitor Center. For more information, click here!
Residency Dates: March 18 - 24, 2019 and April 15 - 21, 2019
Look for Dasha painting around Red Rock Canyon!
Artist in Residence Works from Previous Years
View music and videos created by 2015 resident artist, Michael Futreal here.
Check out photos here from hidden camera hikes by 2015 resident artist, Sean Russell.
View photos from the 2014 Red Rock Canyon Artist in Residence Season here.
Residency Dates: March 24 - April 7, 2018
Stained Glass Artist
Residency Dates: April 15 - April 29, 2018
Residency Dates: May 1 - May 15, 2018