"Sheltering the Creative Spirit"
Taos, New Mexico USA
This Web site is dedicated to the memory and work of the preeminent Southwest writer, Frank Waters. The Frank Waters Foundation's primary purpose is to promote an awareness of Waters' works as well as the arts in general by sponsoring educational workshops, and making available inspirational living space, at the Foundation headquarters in Arroyo Seco, New Mexico, in which creative persons can work for limited periods. The Web site also provides access to information about the chronology of the man, his writings, the writings of his widow Barbara, and the Frank Waters Southwest Writing Award and Residency Program. Additionally, there is an intimate glimpse of Frank the person, his friends and family, important pieces of the Waters' legacy. You will also find Frank's book list, book reviews, tributes and photographs taken throughout his long career. There is information about the activities of the Foundation as it pursues its goal of 'Sheltering the Creative Spirit' and more.
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Charcoal Sketch of Frank Waters by Nicolai Fechin
Frank and Barbara Waters, 1989
How to use this Website
Select a topic from the navigation bar which appears on both the top and bottom of each page. It may be easier once you get into the website to use the navigation bar at the bottom of the page to move to a new category. You may also utilize the index page in order to review in detail the material to be found within each of the general navigation bar categories. The index page is divided into two parts, a categorical listing and an author listing. Simply click on any underlined subject, or topic, in order to proceed directly to it.
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Barbara Waters, Executive Director
The Frank Waters Foundation
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Mailing Address: The Frank Waters Foundation
PO Box 1127, Taos, New Mexico 87571
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Updated on: 02 October, 2014