A new artist residency program sponsored by the Bureau of Land Management will give three artists two weeks each to capture the beauty of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.

A new artist residency program sponsored by the Bureau of Land Management will give three artists two weeks each to capture the beauty of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.

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On just the right kind of morning, Pilot Rock rises out of its misty shroud like a majestic basalt canvas with the sun as its palette.

But how would that morning vision appear to a real painter? Or a silkscreener? Even a potter?

The Bureau of Land Management and the general public will find out this summer when the agency unleashes an artist-in-residency program on the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.

Three artists will each get two weeks in the monument to capture what President Bill Clinton declared as “the spectacular biological diversity” when he created the monument east of Ashland in 2000.

Read more at the Mail Tribune.