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Job Opening: Community Coordinator

Epicenter is seeking two Community Coordinators! Current Green River residents are preferred, but we accept all applicants. All levels of experience are encouraged to apply. If you are one or more of the following, we’d like to talk to you: – An enthusiastic person, eager to put their energy into local residents, ideas, and small …

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Our Futures

Please join us on March 1, 2018, at the Utah Museum of Art at 5PM for a preview of our new exhibit, Our Futures. An artist talk, “Designing Our Futures,” with co-creators Ryan Baxter, Bryan Brooks, Jarod Hamm, and Maria Sykes will follow at 7PM. Learn More The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) presents …

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Announcing: 2018 Frontier Fellows

Wendy Wischer – Resonating Nexus As The Frontier Fellowship enters its eighth year, the program has evolved in response to Epicenter’s growth and the community’s needs, but the mission of the program remains the same: to discern and celebrate the town of Green River and its surroundings. Fellows’ exploration of Green River over the years …

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Now Hiring: Executive Director

Epicenter has a unique opportunity for an exceptional leader looking to create positive change in the American West. We are seeking an Executive Director to lead and shape our alternative model of rural professional practice. To help citizens of this rural community lead better lives. To demonstrate the value of design in community problem solving. …

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Frontier Fellow: Erika Lynne Hanson

Erika Lynne Hanson creates weavings, videos, and installations that connect diverse materials, histories, and places. Running through her work is a concern with the idea of landscape; specifically how landscape exists, by definition, as a view or representation—a space or scene that can never be reached physically. Her work has been exhibited in various locations …

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A fond farewell to Chris and Jack

Since it’s founding, the accomplishments of Epicenter have been impossible to attribute to any single individual. The pioneering spirit of rural pride and positive change at the heart of the organization is the sum of the efforts of all those involved in its programs and initiatives. And yet, it is with sadness and gratitude that …

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Frontier Fellow: Charlie Macquarie

Charlie Macquarie is an artist and experimental librarian whose creative practice takes the form of the Library of Approximate Location — an ongoing itinerant project engaging with the confounding nature of environmental materiality and its disparate networks in the Western United States through the installation of site-specific libraries. He is the digital archivist at the …

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My Favorite Rock

“My Favorite Rock” is a collection of regional residents’ favorite rocks and the stories attached to them. Through the gathering of these stories, we came to realize what those interviewed already knew: these rocks are more than rocks. They’re the embodiment of memories, bridges to the natural world, sources of hope and comfort, and ancient …

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