Presenter: Lauren Owens
Title: Managing Producer
Organization: Off Square Theatre Company

Natalia, her husband, Nick, and their three children live in the mountains of Tie Siding. After graduating from the University of Wyoming, Natalia and Nick started Abundance, a creative and performing arts center with a licensed child care center on site. Abundance serves children of all ages in the Laramie community.

Nominees

Alyson aims to amplify stories often unheard. She founded DIY Docs to teach filmmaking to those whose stories we need to hear. Sister Cities Docuseries, its flagship project, reshapes the Mexican immigration narrative by producing films directed by people with roots in Jackson and in Tlaxcala, Mexico.

Anne Mason is the Founder/Producing Artistic Director of Relative Theatrics in Laramie. Anne holds a BFA in Theatre Performance from UW. Anne was named one of Laramie’s 20 Under 40 Young Professionals in 2016 and received the 2020 Wyoming Arts Council Performing Arts Fellowship.

Bria Hammock is the founder and owner of Wyo lifestyle brand, Go Slo, as well as Hammock Fine Art. She is also the creative director for Sheridan-based Bighorn Design Studio, as well as a founding member of the advocacy group WY/ART Coalition and a board member at Casper-local Art 321.

Obtaining a BFA in printmaking was the beginning of a meaningful life in the arts for Glenda. However, most of her inspiration has come from the people and places crossing her path. Whether working in fiber arts, wood folk art, polymer clay, or mind quilts, her passion always is to make people feel encouraged.

Nanci Turner Steveson is the award-winning author of novels for young readers published by HarperCollins. She runs the free Almost Authors Writing Camp for children every summer, volunteers to raise scholarship funds for Jackson Hole Writers Conference, is a mentor/writing coach, and Director of Education for Off Square Theatre Company.

Natalia, her husband, Nick, and their three children live in the mountains of Tie Siding. After graduating from the University of Wyoming, Natalia and Nick started Abundance, a creative and performing arts center with a licensed child care center on site. Abundance serves children of all ages in the Laramie community.

Natalia Macker is an actress and producer for the stage and screen. She is the founder of Thin Air Shakespeare, a program which brings free, outdoor performances to the community each summer. She is a past recipient of a Wyoming Arts Council fellowship and received her theater degree from Yale.