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.

Introducing Our Artist-in-Residence for 2020!

Update: Due to public health concerns and recommended guidelines, the Artist-in-Residence spring program has been postponed in 2020. We will update this information when new residency dates are determined.

Congratulations to Ashton Ludden, Red Rock Canyon's Artist-in-Residence for Spring 2020!

Ashton is a printmaker, educator, and sign maker who lives & works in east Tennessee. Her hand-engraved prints initiate a conversation about our relationship with wildlife as we continue to become further removed from the natural world. Ashton's prints have been exhibited in galleries nationally and internationally, as well as at animal education and welfare conferences. She teaches printmaking workshops regionally and nationally and holds a MFA in Printmaking from the University of Tennessee and a BFA in Engraving Arts & Printmaking from Emporia State University.

More details about Ashton's community engagement program will be posted as soon as details are finalized.

To learn more about Ashton and view her artwork, please visit her website.


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.

Brad Bachmeier
Ceramics Artist and Sculptor
Residency Dates: March 3 - March 15, 2019

Dasha Jamison
Pastel Artist
Residency Dates: March 18 - March 24, 2019

Angela Brommel
Residency Dates: March 24 - April 7, 2018

Christine Wilson
Stained Glass Artist
Residency Dates: April 15 - April 29, 2018

Christopher Tsouras
Residency Dates: May 1 - May 15, 2018

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