A number of artists have taken inspiration from William Stafford and created works based on his poetry, including dance, lyrical music, broadsides, illustration, photography, sculpture, television--and of course--poetry.
John Gorka (website)
"Where No Monument Stands" from the album So Dark you See, is based on Stafford poem "At the Un-National Monument Along the Canadian Border
Paula Sinclar (website)
"The Animal that Drank up Sound"
"Even in the Desert"
The National Park Service commissioned Stafford to write poems for roadside signs along the Methow River in Washington State. The poems are collected in the book Even in Quiet Places.
Friends of William Stafford has an article on the Methow River Poems in their newsletter (click here and download Issue 1 for 2006).
Here is a video of one artist's interpretation of a Methow poem.
Drawings inspired by Stafford's poems
William Stafford & Robert Bly: A Literary Friendship by Haydn Reiss
Debra Frasier illustrated the poem "The Animal that Drank up Sound" as a children's book. See more illustrations at Frasier's website.
Listening to the River: Seasons in the American West places the photography of Robert Adams along side poems by Stafford. View some of the photographs at the Yale University Art Gallery website.
"A Story that Could be True" in the pilot episode of The Riches.