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Name of Person: Leslie Sobel, Ben McCarthy, Esther Rogers


Three artists will spend September at Canyons of the Ancients while assisting research scientists and developing art in response to their experience. Meet them at the Anasazi Heritage Center on Sunday Sept 8 at 1:00 PM, and/or on Sunday, Sept 29 at 1:00 PM. Call (970) 882-5600 for more information. Sponsored by the Colorado Art Ranch.

Leslie Sobel, a full-time painter, is a member of the Michigan Arts Alliance board. She co-founded the “Art Alchemists,” an artists’ collective using digital tools to make art.

Esther Rogers is a cellist, collaborator, and composer. She has studied chamber music in San Francisco and London, teaches cello and improvisation, and recently directed a performance at the Rochester (NY) Fringe Festival. She works with dancers, actors, and writers on integrated art projects.

Ceramicist Ben McCarthy comes from Kansas City via the Art Institute of Chicago. He focuses on ceramic sculpture, as well as on ecology and ancient culture.

For More Information, Contact:

Michael Williams
27501 HWY 184, DOLORES, CO 81323

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Longitude: -108.542601000
Elevation: 7050 FT (2149 M)
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