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Meet Lydia Thompson

Lydia in Canyonlands, where she spent as many weekends as possible growing up in nearby SW Colorado.   We are excited to welcome Lydia Thompson to Green River for the next six weeks as an intern! She will be working on many projects during her time, including the Frontier Fellowship, a lunar eclipse event, and …

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Frontier Fellowship Applications Open

The Frontier Fellowship provides creative practitioners the opportunity to live and work with Epicenter in Green River, Utah (pop. 952). Fellows generate new work that is informed by the town’s history, the surrounding desert landscape, and the local residents. While in residence, Fellows execute community-based projects that align with Epicenter’s mission and long term goals. …

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Giving Tuesday 2018

Empowering Local Leaders   Friends near and far, Would you believe that in just 41 days, Epicenter enters its 10th year of operations? I can hardly believe it myself! Some days it feels like we’re still a scrappy little startup, nimble and experimental to our core. However, most days we know that we’re leaders in …

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Meet Dijana Alickovic

Board Member Dijana Alickovic on the coast of Torres del Paine National Park, Chile As Epicenter has grown this year, we’ve continued to add new board members and we’re excited to announce the addition of Dijana Alickovic! Read our short Q & A below to learn more about Dijana, her work, and her passion for …

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Meet Ren Hatt

Community Coordinator Ren Hatt in front of the famous Green River Watermelon Float Our other new Community Coordinator is Green River native Ren Hatt. Get to know Ren and what he’s going to be doing with Epicenter in the interview below. Epicenter: You’re originally from Green River. What brought you back? Ren: I’d lived in …

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Meet Annalee Howland

Community Coordinator Annalee Howland (bottom) with wife Tammy. Next up on our series of new faces at Epicenter is Community Coordinator Annalee Howland. Learn more about her story and what she’ll be doing with us in the interview below. Epicenter: You’re originally from Green River. What brought you back? Annalee: Green River has always been …

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Apply to Be an Enterprise Rose Fellow at Epicenter

Epicenter is honored to announce that we will be hosting an Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellow for 2019-2020! Applications are due July 22, 2018 at 9:59pm MT. Click the link below for details. Learn More & Apply

Meet Jason Wheeler

We’re excited to kick of a series of posts introducing some new faces at Epicenter with board member Jason Wheeler, an architect and Executive Director of ASSIST Inc Community Design Center in Salt Lake City. Below is a brief interview with Jason about himself, his work, and his involvement with Epicenter. Epicenter: What’s your background? …

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2017 Annual Report

Since Epicenter’s humble beginnings back in 2009, we’ve maintained a holistic approach to our work which we believe to be critical to our success. We are dedicated to Green River and our work, constantly building on what we do and redefining how we do it. Our future is bright with plans to develop more housing, …

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Maria Sykes Named Executive Director

Epicenter staff: Jarod Hamm, Maria Sykes, and Steph Crabtree. Photo Credit: Tristan Wheelock. It’s with great pleasure that we announce Maria Sykes as the new Executive Director of Epicenter. Maria brings with her the institutional knowledge she’s gained as an Epicenter principal, and an undying passion for the community of Green River. Last year Epicenter …

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