The role of the citizen artist is to discern, nurture, cultivate, and encourage the existing culture of a place.

Mary Welcome is a citizen artist with an emphasis on cultural empowerment in rural and under-recognized communities. She believes in small towns, long winters, optimists, parades, and talking about feelings. Her life-long collaborators include Cabin-Time, Camp Little Hope, M12 Studio, Art of the Rural, Common Field, Springboard for the Arts, and the United States Postal Service.

PO BOX 364          PALOUSE, WASH