Join hosts Nancy Reid & Lisa Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s Toast to The Arts show featuring award-winning photographer Jim Schlett and Tanya Ortega, Founder of the National Parks Arts Foundation.
Since 2016, Jim has been selected as an Artist-In-Resident at 6 National Park sites, and has 2 more scheduled in the second half of 2019. His photographs have been published in a number of magazines and publications, and are exhibited in various galleries and art shows, and won competitive awards. Jim's interest in photography began with a graduation gift of a Polaroid camera from grade school in New Jersey. He has a great love of travel and his photographs include many images of our national parks, cityscapes, and nature in nearly all fifty states. Read his "Artist-in-Residence" Q&A on NationalParkTraveling.com.
Featured music is “Colors of the USA” by Doreen Taylor.