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RUINS ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE

 

August 25, 2017



Internationally recognized multi-media artist and sculptor, Rose Simpson, has been announced as National Parks Arts Foundation’s newest Artist-in-Residence at Aztec Ruins National Monument, by the National Park Service. Simpson’s mother, renowned Santa Clara Pueblo ceramic artist Roxanne Swentzell, will be working alongside her during the residency. A free celebratory showcasing and dinner will display traditionally thrown and fired pottery along with a lecture regarding her artistic career, will be held at the Visitor Center on Sept. 16 at 6:00 pm, and will be open to the public.

Simpson will spend one month on Aztec Ruins National Monument’s park grounds, studying the ancient site, while working with pottery to reinterpret the traditional aesthetic famed by Chacoan artifacts.

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