Celebrate Earth Month with art at the Ritidian Guam National Wildlife Refuge

Come paint with our 2021 Artist in Residence Fawn Nadine Mendiola. Creativity comes second nature to Fawn as she comes from an artistic family, she is a 4th generation artist. Fawn graduated from the Academy of Art University with a BFA in Art Education and has been painting for over 15 years. Her medium of choice is acrylic paint on canvas and is inspired by Guam’s natural environment and religious images. (Photo courtesy of Kina Lewis / NPS)

Embrace your creativity and experience the beautiful outdoors. Celebrate Earth month by taking part in a painting session on Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, guided by our 2021 Artist-in-Residence Fawn Nadine Mendiola.

Paint native plants and wildlife in their natural setting and learn about the rich history, culture, and natural resources at the Ritidian Unit of the Guam National Wildlife Refuge.

No experience is necessary. Beginners are encouraged to attend. This event is open to participants ages 13 and above. All art supplies will be provided to you free of charge.

Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. Registration is from April 15 through April 22, 2021.

In compliance with federal and government of Guam public health guidance: Participation is limited to 20 people, physical distancing will be observed, and participants must wear a mask.

This event is an interagency collaboration between War in the Pacific National Historical Park and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service at Ritidian Point as part of the Art in the Park program.

For more information, email kina_lewis@nps.gov or call 671-788-9722 or 671-333-4051.

The registration packet can be picked up at the T. Stell Newman Visitor Center in Sumay, operating hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

(NPS Release)

2021 Art at the Refuge Registration