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Big Blend Radio: Artists-in-Residence in New Mexico Parks

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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s 1st Friday Arts in Parks show, sponsored by the National Parks Arts Foundation (NPAF), a non-profit organization that creates extraordinary and unique artist-in-residence programs within the National Park Service.

On This Episode:
- Alice Leese in Fort Union - Painter and rancher Alice Leese shares her Artist-in-Residence experience at Fort Union National Monument in Northern Mexico!  Plus, Lorenzo Vigil, Chief of Interpretation & Operations at Fort Union shares the Fort’s diverse history and visitor experience. 
- Chip & Kathy Beck in Chaco -
Award-winning combat artist and US Veteran Chip Beck and his wife Kathy, also an artist, discuss their artist-in-residence experience in Chaco Culture National Historical Park in Northern New Mexico. Plus, Tanya Ortega, Founder of the National Parks Arts Foundation, shares NPAF’s history and unique artist-in-residence programs.

Featured music on the show is “Horses and Cattle” by Mike Moutoux, and “Chaco” by the Tall Men Group.