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'CADMIUM' by Lindsay Goss

03-30-2024

Presented by Surface Gallery at Surface Gallery, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 am Sat, Mar 02 @ 12:00 am Wed, Mar 06 @ 12:00 am + 15 more dates and times

Thu, Mar 07 @ 12:00 am Fri, Mar 08 @ 12:00 am Sat, Mar 09 @ 12:00 am Wed, Mar 13 @ 12:00 am Thu, Mar 14 @ 12:00 am Fri, Mar 15 @ 12:00 am Sat, Mar 16 @ 12:00 am Wed, Mar 20 @ 12:00 am Thu, Mar 21 @ 12:00 am Fri, Mar 22 @ 12:00 am Sat, Mar 23 @ 12:00 am Wed, Mar 27 @ 12:00 am Thu, Mar 28 @ 12:00 am Fri, Mar 29 @ 12:00 am Sat, Mar 30 @ 12:00 am - less dates and times

About the Exhibit:

Much of my work, including this collection, has been created with the canvas flat, usually on the studio floor.

I trust the movement of my body and intuition in the development of my work.

After each layer dries, I am at...

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About the Exhibit:

Much of my work, including this collection, has been created with the canvas flat, usually on the studio floor.

I trust the movement of my body and intuition in the development of my work.

After each layer dries, I am at times surprised by the final presentation--an experimentation at play.

I wanted to shift the process of my techniques when I painted “I Felt Your Kindness, Study II.”

I wanted to see a lightness and embrace my curiosity.

Pouring color and creating shape on this canvas without the use of my previous work in thick medium texture, gave me the opportunity to develop layers with a more fluid formation and surface space.

The inspiration for this piece came from my watercolor palette, a small abstraction that formed from years of use and a lack of washing, on its own time.

From this small observation, I painted a replica in watercolor, “I Felt Your Kindness, Study I.” Even though it was a mundane place to find it, I found it to be encouraging and supportive of the work I wish to continue creating.

This Fall, I wrote down the phrase, “We can’t predict how we will be inspired, nor the outcome of the work from the inspiration.”

This has served as a reminder me to “let go” and create from a place of abandon.

It serves me in this experimentation of abstract expressionism.

I released of the idea of recreating a matching replica on this second study piece, allowing freedom and intuition to lead the process.

I titled this show cadmium as you’ll see it’s consistency among these abstractions.

About the artist:

Lindsay Goss’s practice of watercolor and acrylic mixed media underlines emotion and vulnerability.

She often paints in layers, with texture, presenting a story. Her work conveys a curiosity, emphasizing the parallels of human connection.

Touching on abstract expressionism, her inspiration is drawn from artists like Helen Frankenthaler.

Lindsay grew up in the Ozarks and moved to Colorado Springs in 2016.

She graduated from UCCS with her bachelor’s degree in communication in 2021.

This Fall, she returned to pursue her master’s degree in the same discipline, with a focus on how the arts and communication go hand in hand.

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Recent Work by Steve Weed

03-29-2024

Presented by Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region at Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 04 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 05 @ 9:00 am + 18 more dates and times

Wed, Mar 06 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 07 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 08 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 11 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 12 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 13 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 14 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 15 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 18 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 19 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 20 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 21 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 22 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 25 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 26 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 27 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 28 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 29 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

Steve has honed a brilliant method of capturing a subject’s essence by combining subtle and bold brush strokes with an expressive color palette. A master in oils, watercolor, and charcoal, Steve’s work receives praise from collectors and fans...

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Steve has honed a brilliant method of capturing a subject’s essence by combining subtle and bold brush strokes with an expressive color palette. A master in oils, watercolor, and charcoal, Steve’s work receives praise from collectors and fans worldwide. Learn more about him and his artwork at www.SteveWeed.com. The exhibit is on view during open hours of the Cultural Office from Feb. 5 - Mar. 29.

*EXHIBIT RECEPTION: Tuesday, Feb. 27, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

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Hương Ngô: 'Ungrafting'

07-27-2024

Presented by Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 02 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 06 @ 10:00 am + 15 more dates and times

Thu, Mar 07 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 08 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 09 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 13 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 14 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 15 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 16 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 20 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 21 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 23 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 30 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Hương Ngô: Ungrafting

Time is crucial to Hương Ngô, who investigates the resonances of colonial histories in the present day.

She explores various aspects of Vietnamese resistance to French colonialism through archival research, and...

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Hương Ngô: Ungrafting

Time is crucial to Hương Ngô, who investigates the resonances of colonial histories in the present day.

She explores various aspects of Vietnamese resistance to French colonialism through archival research, and activates the historical record via imagery, language, and material matter.

For her first solo exhibition in Colorado, Ngô turns to a series of early twentieth-century photographs showing foreign trees and tree grafts planted in Vietnam by the French.

For the artist, grafting—a procedure that involves cutting and splicing different species into a single plant—serves as a powerful metaphor for the physical violence inherent in colonialism.

Ngô reproduces the archival photographs using the Van Dyke method, which was common at the time the original pictures were made, but alters the fixing process so that the new images will gradually deteriorate and darken.

Accompanying the photographs are other new works by Ngô: altered reproductions of plants that were catalogued in 1919 for a French herbarium (a collection of systematically organized dried plants) and hanging fabric works with visible sutures that are treated with iron, copper, and other materials, many of which carry particular significance in the Southwest region of the United States.

Like tree grafts, the tears in these works serve as a reminder of the violence of agricultural and mineral extraction; control of land, the artist proposes, is often accompanied by control over the land’s inhabitants.

At the same time, the mends make visible the resistance and repair that may emerge in response to such violence.

To expand on this idea, the artist will bring into the exhibition a selection of cultural heritage items from our Fine Arts Center’s permanent collection that further speak to the history of the region and its cultural intersections.

Collectively, the works in the show offer a gesture of what the artist has termed “ungrafting”: a poetic decolonial methodology that weaves together networks of care across time.

Hương Ngô: Ungrafting is curated by Katja Rivera, Curator of Contemporary Art, in collaboration with the artist. Support of the exhibition is generously provided by The Anschutz Foundation and Colorado Creative Industries.

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Clarence Shivers: Experimenting with Form

07-06-2024

Presented by Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 02 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 06 @ 10:00 am + 15 more dates and times

Thu, Mar 07 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 08 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 09 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 13 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 14 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 15 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 16 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 20 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 21 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 23 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 30 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Over the course of his career, Clarence Shivers (1923-2007) demonstrated a commitment to artistic experimentation, working across different media—both two- and three-dimensional—and cultivating a range of stylistic approaches.

A Tuskegee...

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Over the course of his career, Clarence Shivers (1923-2007) demonstrated a commitment to artistic experimentation, working across different media—both two- and three-dimensional—and cultivating a range of stylistic approaches.

A Tuskegee Airman—and career military person—one of Shivers’ most celebrated works is his statue dedicated to these pilots and their legacies, located at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.

Joining this highly selective as well as segregated group of aviators shaped the artist’s commitment to celebrating Black experience and creativity in his work.

Shivers often returned to forms of portraiture. Whether images of friends, families, musicians, civil rights leader, or others, Shivers represented his subjects with poignant and expressive insight.

Not bound by convention, Clarence Shivers also created abstract works that demonstrate his ongoing exploration into geometric form, color, and movement.

Clarence Shivers: Experimenting with Form presents over 30 works, paintings, prints, and sculpture, that offer an expansive view of the artist’s prolific career.

Clarence Shivers: Experimenting with Form is curated by Michael Christiano, Director of Visual Arts & Museum. The exhibition is generously supported by The Anschutz Foundation.

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'Trekking in Color'

04-01-2024

Presented by Commonwheel Artists Co-op at Commonwheel Artists Co-op, Manitou Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 10:00 am + 29 more dates and times

Sun, Mar 03 @ 10:00 am Mon, Mar 04 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 05 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 06 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 07 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 08 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 09 @ 10:00 am Sun, Mar 10 @ 10:00 am Mon, Mar 11 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 12 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 13 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 14 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 15 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 16 @ 10:00 am Sun, Mar 17 @ 10:00 am Mon, Mar 18 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 20 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 21 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 23 @ 10:00 am Sun, Mar 24 @ 10:00 am Mon, Mar 25 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 30 @ 10:00 am Sun, Mar 31 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Artists:

Jill Hudgins, Sherrie Mitchell, Rebecca Jones, Brooke Jones, Maggie Quinn, Alyson Blanton, Rui Haagan, Cara McKinley Javernick, and Nitra Olsen.

Look forward to nature inspired paintings and jewelry by the Colorado Art Trekkers and top...

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Artists:

Jill Hudgins, Sherrie Mitchell, Rebecca Jones, Brooke Jones, Maggie Quinn, Alyson Blanton, Rui Haagan, Cara McKinley Javernick, and Nitra Olsen.

Look forward to nature inspired paintings and jewelry by the Colorado Art Trekkers and top of the line ceramic art from the CSFAC Bemis School of Art ceramics instructors.

 

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U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum

03-18-2024

Presented by Fever at U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 02 @ 10:00 am Sun, Mar 03 @ 10:00 am + 11 more dates and times

Mon, Mar 04 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 07 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 08 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 09 @ 10:00 am Sun, Mar 10 @ 10:00 am Mon, Mar 11 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 14 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 15 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 16 @ 10:00 am Sun, Mar 17 @ 10:00 am Mon, Mar 18 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Highlights Grab tickets and have a blast at Colorado Springs' advanced U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum.

Explore the icons of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic past, and let their inspirational tales drive your own aspirations and goals leap, hop, and...

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Highlights Grab tickets and have a blast at Colorado Springs' advanced U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum.

Explore the icons of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic past, and let their inspirational tales drive your own aspirations and goals leap, hop, and bound from one display to another, admiring genuine Olympic and Paralympic artifacts and making the most of the museum's interactive adventure.

Prepare to embark on an electrifying adventure at the sensational U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum in captivating Colorado Springs!

Prepare to be astounded as you delve into the riveting history of awe-inspiring American athletes.

Witness firsthand the mind-blowing array of genuine memorabilia and completely immerse yourself in mind-boggling interactive exhibits.

Ignite your own aspirations with jaw-dropping tales and memories that will stay etched in your soul.

Oh, and whatever you do, don't even think about daring to miss out on this mind-blowing, pioneering escapade!
 

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Laura Reilly: 'Private Pleasures'

03-03-2024

Presented by Laura Reilly Fine Art Gallery and Studio at Laura Reilly Studio, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 03 @ 12:00 pm

March’s Art Walk at Laura Reilly Fine Art Gallery and Studio in Old Colorado City offers a rare 3-day public showing from her personal collection of treasured canvases.

 

March’s Art Walk at Laura Reilly Fine Art Gallery and Studio in Old Colorado City offers a rare 3-day public showing from her personal collection of treasured canvases.

 

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Pleasure & Protest in Contemporary Figure Painting

03-16-2024

Presented by GOCA (Gallery of Contemporary Art) at Ent Center for the Arts, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Mar 07 @ 1:00 pm + 5 more dates and times

Fri, Mar 08 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Mar 09 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm Fri, Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm - less dates and times

Pleasure and Protest in Contemporary Figure Painting

Conceptual threads connecting these five artists center on exploring or re-situating domestic craft and decorative art practices in relation to painting the figure.

They employ strategies of...

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Pleasure and Protest in Contemporary Figure Painting

Conceptual threads connecting these five artists center on exploring or re-situating domestic craft and decorative art practices in relation to painting the figure.

They employ strategies of pattern, gesture, and repetition through a range of materials and methods including watercolor, fresco-secco, wallpaper, clay, and embroidery.

Their works celebrate handwork and revel in the pleasures of tactile surfaces, decoration, and ornamentation.

Over forty years on from the groundbreaking Pattern and Decoration art movement, works by these five artists prompt fresh discussion about the renewed value of craft in contemporary art practices.

Collectively their work protests against hierarchies in subject and material, and their concerns in paint reflect current feminist discourse about cultural identity, representation, and making.

Guest Curator: Sara-Jayne Parsons, Director and Curator of The Art Galleries at TCU

 

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3-Hour Original Colorado Springs Food Tour

04-30-2024

Presented by Rocky Mountain Food Tours at Downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Mar 03 @ 2:00 pm + 24 more dates and times

Tue, Mar 05 @ 2:00 pm Wed, Mar 06 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Mar 07 @ 2:00 pm Fri, Mar 08 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Mar 09 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Mar 10 @ 2:00 pm Tue, Mar 12 @ 2:00 pm Wed, Mar 13 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Mar 14 @ 2:00 pm Fri, Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Mar 16 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Mar 17 @ 2:00 pm Tue, Mar 19 @ 2:00 pm Wed, Mar 20 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Mar 21 @ 2:00 pm Fri, Mar 22 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Mar 23 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Mar 24 @ 2:00 pm Tue, Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm Wed, Mar 27 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Mar 28 @ 2:00 pm Fri, Mar 29 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Mar 30 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Mar 31 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us for a three-hour culinary adventure featuring tastings at four to five locally-owned destinations in Downtown Colorado Springs!

Each tour features a carefully planned itinerary that will make you feel (and eat!) like a local.

From...

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Join us for a three-hour culinary adventure featuring tastings at four to five locally-owned destinations in Downtown Colorado Springs!

Each tour features a carefully planned itinerary that will make you feel (and eat!) like a local.

From hand-tossed pizza, to 100% Colorado beef sliders, to creamy mountain-churned ice cream, everyone in your group will discover something they love!

Along the way, your expert Tour Leader will entertain you with historical storytelling and insider tips to find the best local food and drink. Upgrade your ticket to include three drink pairings for only $18 (ages 21+ only).

Tours only accommodate 12 guests, so sign up today before it sells out!

This is the perfect (and most delicious!) way to explore Colorado Springs.

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March Exhibits

03-29-2024

Presented by Auric Gallery at Auric Gallery, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 3:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 06 @ 12:00 pm + 14 more dates and times

Thu, Mar 07 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 08 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 09 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 13 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 14 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 20 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 27 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 29 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Becca Day: The Edge of Ourselves

For this exhibit I explored themes of the edges of ourselves—our visible, corporeal edges and invisible, social-emotional edges.

At various times in life, we are soft or hard edged (and both...

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Becca Day: The Edge of Ourselves

For this exhibit I explored themes of the edges of ourselves—our visible, corporeal edges and invisible, social-emotional edges.

At various times in life, we are soft or hard edged (and both simultaneously)—both can be useful for connection and protection. Both can work against us at times. No matter how much we try to control our edges we are permeable.

Calaya Amparo: A World of Manifestations

I find inspiration from the motion of gravity, falling water, the texture of rock faces and wide trees, horizon lines, motion of trees, the energy between two figures… I welcome viewers to see and feel whatever comes up when spending time with the work.

Melissa Porter: Side Show

Melissa’s work is reflective of her life experiences and showcases her affinity for symbolism.

Found treasures such as vintage clock cases, cigar boxes and photographs add their own character to the intimate story she narrates.

Through her creative process, Melissa explores the concepts of permanence, boundaries, value, and connection.

Michelle McMahan: Substrate

The word substrate is formed from the Latin prefix sub, which means “an underlying position,” plus the word stratu, which, in geology, means “each of the sedimentary layers of the earth.”

In philosophy, substrate refers to that which forms the essential part of being; that is, the foundation on which a person’s essence and attributes rest.

Sam Ken: The Art of Healing

This collection of work demonstrates how art has the power to heal, and is meant to give hope to those who may also be going through something, whether a physical injury, a difficult time, or anything in between.

Shared joy and shared pain are key elements to connecting with another human being.

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2.5-Hour Cocktails & Canapés Walking Tour

04-27-2024

Presented by Rocky Mountain Food Tours at Downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 3:30 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 3:30 pm Fri, Mar 08 @ 3:30 pm + 7 more dates and times

Sat, Mar 09 @ 3:30 pm Fri, Mar 15 @ 3:30 pm Sat, Mar 16 @ 3:30 pm Fri, Mar 22 @ 3:30 pm Sat, Mar 23 @ 3:30 pm Fri, Mar 29 @ 3:30 pm Sat, Mar 30 @ 3:30 pm - less dates and times

Explore Downtown Colorado Springs' cocktail scene on this roving walking tour!

You'll experience four different drinks from four different locations, each with their own vibe.

We'll visit a speakeasy while it's closed to the public and enjoy a...

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Explore Downtown Colorado Springs' cocktail scene on this roving walking tour!

You'll experience four different drinks from four different locations, each with their own vibe.

We'll visit a speakeasy while it's closed to the public and enjoy a demonstration on a delicious prohibition cocktail.

You'll also be served a savory or sweet appetizer to compliment each of your drinks.

Finally, one of our expert Tour Leaders will also share scandalous stories of the Wild West and Prohibition along the way, making this an unforgettable experience!

This tour is perfect for bachelor/bachelorette, birthday, retirement, or promotion parties!

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'Portrait'

03-30-2024

Presented by Bridge Gallery at Bridge Gallery, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 09 @ 12:00 pm + 3 more dates and times

Sat, Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Artists are Trevor Thomas, Liz McCombs, Walter Palmer, Darla Slee, Michael Russel, Calvin Armstrong, Jana Bussanich, Michael Cellan, Chris Alvarez, Deena Bennett, Dave Armstrong, Betty Atherton.

 

Artists are Trevor Thomas, Liz McCombs, Walter Palmer, Darla Slee, Michael Russel, Calvin Armstrong, Jana Bussanich, Michael Cellan, Chris Alvarez, Deena Bennett, Dave Armstrong, Betty Atherton.

 

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'Shy Sunlight'

03-30-2024

Presented by Anita Marie Fine Art at Anita Marie Fine Art, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Mar 07 @ 5:00 pm + 11 more dates and times

Fri, Mar 08 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 09 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Mar 14 @ 5:00 pm Fri, Mar 15 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 16 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Mar 21 @ 5:00 pm Fri, Mar 22 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 23 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Mar 28 @ 5:00 pm Fri, Mar 29 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 30 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

"Shy Sunlight" is a new exhibition for the month of March only.

It features over 40 original oil paintings, unrivalled in quality and beauty, that features a touch of sunlight.

Local artists that will astound the viewer.

"Shy Sunlight" is a new exhibition for the month of March only.

It features over 40 original oil paintings, unrivalled in quality and beauty, that features a touch of sunlight.

Local artists that will astound the viewer.

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The Poetic Sign: Gaby O'shiro

03-30-2024

Presented by Surface Gallery at Surface Gallery, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 11:00 am Wed, Mar 06 @ 12:00 pm + 15 more dates and times

Thu, Mar 07 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 08 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 09 @ 11:00 am Wed, Mar 13 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 14 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 15 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 16 @ 11:00 am Wed, Mar 20 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 22 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 23 @ 11:00 am Wed, Mar 27 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 29 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 30 @ 11:00 am - less dates and times

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT:

Modernism proposed that painting/sculpture could be much more than a relatively simple reproduction of visual appearances.

This concept resonates with Aristotle’s theory about the importance in understanding the true purpose...

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ABOUT THE EXHIBIT:

Modernism proposed that painting/sculpture could be much more than a relatively simple reproduction of visual appearances.

This concept resonates with Aristotle’s theory about the importance in understanding the true purpose of artistic expression.

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance”.

Henri Matisse’s assertion echoes this sentiment: “In the beginning you must subject yourself to the influence of nature. You must be able to walk firmly on the ground before you start walking on a tightrope”.

As early as 1908, Western painting freed itself from the desire to represent visual appearances with Cubism, breaking the boundaries between figuration and abstraction.

Finally in the late 1940’s the last chains fell off of an aesthetic composition dating at least from the Renaissance.

My interest in languages and the etymology of words, made me curious to know the origin of kanji.

I have found books about these Chinese signs called Oracle Bone script/ Dragon script, that were part of an ancient writing system lost in time, and rediscovered 3000 years later around 1895.

These primordial symbols connect us with the past, and are a visceral connection part of the collective memory.

To me, they have a lyrical quality belonging to my Japanese roots and it’s the reason why I incorporate them to my visual vocabulary.

A work of art without substance and reasoning is only an empty vessel, like a body without a soul.

ABOUT THE ARTIST:

Gaby Oshiro painter/musician was born in Buenos Aires Argentina to Edvige Bresolin, a photographer and pianist, and Oscar Takashi Oshiro, a political activist and lawyer, who was desaparecido (kidnapped and murdered) for opposing the military dictatorship in Argentina.

When it became clear her father would not return alive, Gaby emigrated to Italy along with her mother and brother, where she studied for 5 years at the Liceo Artistico Statale di Treviso.

After fine arts school in Italy, she attended Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes Ernesto de la Cárcova in Argentina where she studied with Guggenheim fellow Carlos Gorriarena.

In 2016 Gaby collaborated with writer/journalist Andrés Asato on his book about the 17 Desaparecidos of Japanese descent (Nikkei), helping him write the chapter about her father entitled "Con Alma Tanguera.”

Following the publication of the book, she was invited to do an art installation called Kintsugi about the 17 desaparecidos Nikkei at the Espacio Cultural of the National Library of Congress in Argentina.

Kintsugi, the Presence of your Absence-Part II, was presented at the Galleria dell'Artistico in Treviso Italy, and at the CMA Centro Municipal de Arte in Buenos Aires.

Gaby has received multiple awards and accolades for her work to include being a finalist for the prestigious Bienal Sur 2017 and the Artisan Series Bombay Sapphire Prize.

After working on portraiture for many years, Gaby’s current work is exploring the use of Oracle Bone script (Japanese/Chinese ancient characters) as modules inspired by the Art Informel and Abstract Expressionism guided by Robert Motherwell, Giuseppe Capogrossi and Carla Accardi.

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60 Marks

03-30-2024

Presented by Cottonwood Center for the Arts at Cottonwood Center for the Arts, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 05 @ 10:00 am + 19 more dates and times

Wed, Mar 06 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 07 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 08 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 09 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 12 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 13 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 14 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 15 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 16 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 20 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 21 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 23 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 30 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

A common obstacle many creatives face is knowing when their piece is done, for fear of overworking it.

For this call we defined that stopping point for artists: 60 marks.

Whether you work in 2D or 3D, this open call for entries dictated that...

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A common obstacle many creatives face is knowing when their piece is done, for fear of overworking it.

For this call we defined that stopping point for artists: 60 marks.

Whether you work in 2D or 3D, this open call for entries dictated that the piece must be finished in 60 motions or less - stitches in fabric, brush marks on canvas or paper, lines in a drawing, etc.

Many artists would consider a creation limited in this way a warm-up, or sketch, however it is during the sketch that some of the most important information about a piece is communicated to both the viewer and the artist themselves - the moment when an idea is tangibly manifested into visual art.

We requested brevity for the sake of refining intention.

How much can the artist say in 60 marks?

 

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ArtWalk

03-01-2024

Presented by Historic Old Colorado City at Old Colorado City, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm

Visit 32 shops and galleries representing hundreds of works of art by local artists.

Artist demonstrations are featured at many locations along with complimentary beverages and light eats.

First Friday ArtWalk in Old Colorado City is a...

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Visit 32 shops and galleries representing hundreds of works of art by local artists.

Artist demonstrations are featured at many locations along with complimentary beverages and light eats.

First Friday ArtWalk in Old Colorado City is a not-to-be missed opportunity to enjoy art, shopping, unique cuisine, and so much more.

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Manitou Art Center: 'Arachne's Strands' and music with Diedre McCarthy

03-01-2024

Presented by Manitou Art Center at Manitou Art Center, Manitou Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm

Check out the brand new show in the Hagnauer Gallery entitled "Arachne's Strands".

This show features works by local fiber artists who are currently creating out of the MAC's Textiles and Dye Lab studios.

We have an ongoing show in the First...

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Check out the brand new show in the Hagnauer Gallery entitled "Arachne's Strands".

This show features works by local fiber artists who are currently creating out of the MAC's Textiles and Dye Lab studios.

We have an ongoing show in the First Amendment Gallery, and music by Diedre McCarthy.

Signature drink for the March First Friday Artwalk: the Blue Margarita!

Deirdre McCarthy is a Colorado based singer, songwriter, fiddle player and violinist; multi-instrumentalist, session player, and live performer.

Her rich, smooth alto vocals the sensuality and depth of her soul. Her songs speak to the universal human experience; the beauty in the struggle, bittersweet memories full of love and regret; and sometimes a bit of indignation.

Deirdre's songs tend towards old time country, americana, and soul.

Most well known for her time with the late Colorado Springs band Woodshed Red (2013-2020); she has also performed with many other groups and musicians in both Maryland and Colorado.

About Arachne's Strands:

Throughout the ages, fibers have been an undeniable necessity for human survival.

Evolving the necessity into an expression beyond function speaks to the tenacity of the human spirit and acknowledges subtle yet vital aspects of our lives.

Weaving, spinning, dyeing, sewing and paper making are tools that create hallmarks of civilization. and become the ways in which cultures distinguish themselves.

A group's handiwork and development of their art and craft tradition describe who they are, where they live, and what resources are available.

Fibers and textiles are present in the stories, histories, and traditions of every culture on this planet. Fibers take many forms. They are used in a myriad of ways, from the functional to the fine art realms.

Arachne’s Strands is a show about the many different facets and forms fibers can take.

Arachne, from Greek mythology, was a weaver who was transformed into a spider.

Originally meant to be a cautionary tale about hubris, it also speaks to the presence and importance of textiles in daily life.

Arachne exists globally in many different cultures by many different names, present and venerated from the African continent to the Navajo Nation.

Arachne is a quiet yet dominant essence in our lives and her presence creates a network which binds us all together.

The artists in this exhibition display and carry on the many different strands of Arachne.

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Meraki Springs: Jeff Scott

03-01-2024

Presented by Meraki Springs at Meraki Springs, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for an evening of beautiful artwork featuring local oil painter, Jeff Scott.

Sip on complimentary beverages as you chat with the artist and peruse the shop.

Join us for an evening of beautiful artwork featuring local oil painter, Jeff Scott.

Sip on complimentary beverages as you chat with the artist and peruse the shop.

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Reed Fair and Sumi von Dassow

03-01-2024

Presented by 45 Degree Gallery at 45 Degree Gallery, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for First Friday ArtWalk at 45º, where we are excited to feature the incredible works of two talented artists, Reed Fair and Sumi von Dassow.

Reed Fair specializes in raku wall sculpture, seamlessly blending modern and rustic elements...

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Join us for First Friday ArtWalk at 45º, where we are excited to feature the incredible works of two talented artists, Reed Fair and Sumi von Dassow.

Reed Fair specializes in raku wall sculpture, seamlessly blending modern and rustic elements while showcasing meticulous attention to detail.

His distinctive style creates a captivating visual experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression.

Sumi von Dassow, a skilled potter, presents a diverse range of artistry, from functional wares to pit-fired sculptural vases.

Her creations reflect a perfect fusion of form and function, making each piece a true work of art.

Don’t miss this chance to immerse yourself in the world of contemporary art and engage with these exceptional artists.

Join us at 45º for an evening filled with creativity, inspiration, and the celebration of artistic expression.

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Gallery 113: Suzy Gardner and Wendy Laconis

03-01-2024

Presented by Gallery 113 at Gallery 113, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm

Spring

Refresh, Renew, Grow, Create, Share

Suzy’s jewelry and sculptures and Wendy’s pottery will bring you appreciation for the earth they were created from and happiness knowing their pieces are created from the heart.

Works from both...

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Spring

Refresh, Renew, Grow, Create, Share

Suzy’s jewelry and sculptures and Wendy’s pottery will bring you appreciation for the earth they were created from and happiness knowing their pieces are created from the heart.

Works from both artists will be featured through the month of March.

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"Entanglement" and "Bygone Paradise"

03-01-2024

Presented by Shutter & Strum at Disruptor Gallery @ Shutter&Strum, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm

This First Friday Disruptor Gallery features two artists.

Come to see the art and enjoy a night of free family fun and provided refreshments.

Nathan Travis: "“Entanglement” is a group of work that transcribes what it is to be me as an...

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This First Friday Disruptor Gallery features two artists.

Come to see the art and enjoy a night of free family fun and provided refreshments.

Nathan Travis: "“Entanglement” is a group of work that transcribes what it is to be me as an artist. I pride myself on attempting many styles and mediums, all while retaining a unique style of my own and this collection is a reflection of just that. I’m spired by colors that pop and hard lines that bounce, laws of nature and artificial imagination. In this show I hope to keep your eyes and mind absorbed with the wide range of subject matter that I’ve had the joy of creating over the last decade."

Jasmine Dillavou: 'This multimedia, multi textural installation space explores the ferocity of girlhood alongside the epic leap of loss. Charm and chaos and brutal intensity under a feminine archway. A seductive delve into nostalgia through the perspective of Chisme-colored glasses and freshly painted lips.'

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'CADMIUM' by Lindsay Goss

03-30-2024

Presented by Surface Gallery at Surface Gallery, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 am Sat, Mar 02 @ 12:00 am Wed, Mar 06 @ 12:00 am + 15 more dates and times

Thu, Mar 07 @ 12:00 am Fri, Mar 08 @ 12:00 am Sat, Mar 09 @ 12:00 am Wed, Mar 13 @ 12:00 am Thu, Mar 14 @ 12:00 am Fri, Mar 15 @ 12:00 am Sat, Mar 16 @ 12:00 am Wed, Mar 20 @ 12:00 am Thu, Mar 21 @ 12:00 am Fri, Mar 22 @ 12:00 am Sat, Mar 23 @ 12:00 am Wed, Mar 27 @ 12:00 am Thu, Mar 28 @ 12:00 am Fri, Mar 29 @ 12:00 am Sat, Mar 30 @ 12:00 am - less dates and times

About the Exhibit:

Much of my work, including this collection, has been created with the canvas flat, usually on the studio floor.

I trust the movement of my body and intuition in the development of my work.

After each layer dries, I am at...

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About the Exhibit:

Much of my work, including this collection, has been created with the canvas flat, usually on the studio floor.

I trust the movement of my body and intuition in the development of my work.

After each layer dries, I am at times surprised by the final presentation--an experimentation at play.

I wanted to shift the process of my techniques when I painted “I Felt Your Kindness, Study II.”

I wanted to see a lightness and embrace my curiosity.

Pouring color and creating shape on this canvas without the use of my previous work in thick medium texture, gave me the opportunity to develop layers with a more fluid formation and surface space.

The inspiration for this piece came from my watercolor palette, a small abstraction that formed from years of use and a lack of washing, on its own time.

From this small observation, I painted a replica in watercolor, “I Felt Your Kindness, Study I.” Even though it was a mundane place to find it, I found it to be encouraging and supportive of the work I wish to continue creating.

This Fall, I wrote down the phrase, “We can’t predict how we will be inspired, nor the outcome of the work from the inspiration.”

This has served as a reminder me to “let go” and create from a place of abandon.

It serves me in this experimentation of abstract expressionism.

I released of the idea of recreating a matching replica on this second study piece, allowing freedom and intuition to lead the process.

I titled this show cadmium as you’ll see it’s consistency among these abstractions.

About the artist:

Lindsay Goss’s practice of watercolor and acrylic mixed media underlines emotion and vulnerability.

She often paints in layers, with texture, presenting a story. Her work conveys a curiosity, emphasizing the parallels of human connection.

Touching on abstract expressionism, her inspiration is drawn from artists like Helen Frankenthaler.

Lindsay grew up in the Ozarks and moved to Colorado Springs in 2016.

She graduated from UCCS with her bachelor’s degree in communication in 2021.

This Fall, she returned to pursue her master’s degree in the same discipline, with a focus on how the arts and communication go hand in hand.

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Recent Work by Steve Weed

03-29-2024

Presented by Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region at Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 04 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 05 @ 9:00 am + 18 more dates and times

Wed, Mar 06 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 07 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 08 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 11 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 12 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 13 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 14 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 15 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 18 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 19 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 20 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 21 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 22 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 25 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 26 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 27 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 28 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 29 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

Steve has honed a brilliant method of capturing a subject’s essence by combining subtle and bold brush strokes with an expressive color palette. A master in oils, watercolor, and charcoal, Steve’s work receives praise from collectors and fans...

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Steve has honed a brilliant method of capturing a subject’s essence by combining subtle and bold brush strokes with an expressive color palette. A master in oils, watercolor, and charcoal, Steve’s work receives praise from collectors and fans worldwide. Learn more about him and his artwork at www.SteveWeed.com. The exhibit is on view during open hours of the Cultural Office from Feb. 5 - Mar. 29.

*EXHIBIT RECEPTION: Tuesday, Feb. 27, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

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Hương Ngô: 'Ungrafting'

07-27-2024

Presented by Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 02 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 06 @ 10:00 am + 15 more dates and times

Thu, Mar 07 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 08 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 09 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 13 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 14 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 15 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 16 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 20 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 21 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 23 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 30 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Hương Ngô: Ungrafting

Time is crucial to Hương Ngô, who investigates the resonances of colonial histories in the present day.

She explores various aspects of Vietnamese resistance to French colonialism through archival research, and...

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Hương Ngô: Ungrafting

Time is crucial to Hương Ngô, who investigates the resonances of colonial histories in the present day.

She explores various aspects of Vietnamese resistance to French colonialism through archival research, and activates the historical record via imagery, language, and material matter.

For her first solo exhibition in Colorado, Ngô turns to a series of early twentieth-century photographs showing foreign trees and tree grafts planted in Vietnam by the French.

For the artist, grafting—a procedure that involves cutting and splicing different species into a single plant—serves as a powerful metaphor for the physical violence inherent in colonialism.

Ngô reproduces the archival photographs using the Van Dyke method, which was common at the time the original pictures were made, but alters the fixing process so that the new images will gradually deteriorate and darken.

Accompanying the photographs are other new works by Ngô: altered reproductions of plants that were catalogued in 1919 for a French herbarium (a collection of systematically organized dried plants) and hanging fabric works with visible sutures that are treated with iron, copper, and other materials, many of which carry particular significance in the Southwest region of the United States.

Like tree grafts, the tears in these works serve as a reminder of the violence of agricultural and mineral extraction; control of land, the artist proposes, is often accompanied by control over the land’s inhabitants.

At the same time, the mends make visible the resistance and repair that may emerge in response to such violence.

To expand on this idea, the artist will bring into the exhibition a selection of cultural heritage items from our Fine Arts Center’s permanent collection that further speak to the history of the region and its cultural intersections.

Collectively, the works in the show offer a gesture of what the artist has termed “ungrafting”: a poetic decolonial methodology that weaves together networks of care across time.

Hương Ngô: Ungrafting is curated by Katja Rivera, Curator of Contemporary Art, in collaboration with the artist. Support of the exhibition is generously provided by The Anschutz Foundation and Colorado Creative Industries.

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Clarence Shivers: Experimenting with Form

07-06-2024

Presented by Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 02 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 06 @ 10:00 am + 15 more dates and times

Thu, Mar 07 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 08 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 09 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 13 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 14 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 15 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 16 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 20 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 21 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 23 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 30 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Over the course of his career, Clarence Shivers (1923-2007) demonstrated a commitment to artistic experimentation, working across different media—both two- and three-dimensional—and cultivating a range of stylistic approaches.

A Tuskegee...

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Over the course of his career, Clarence Shivers (1923-2007) demonstrated a commitment to artistic experimentation, working across different media—both two- and three-dimensional—and cultivating a range of stylistic approaches.

A Tuskegee Airman—and career military person—one of Shivers’ most celebrated works is his statue dedicated to these pilots and their legacies, located at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.

Joining this highly selective as well as segregated group of aviators shaped the artist’s commitment to celebrating Black experience and creativity in his work.

Shivers often returned to forms of portraiture. Whether images of friends, families, musicians, civil rights leader, or others, Shivers represented his subjects with poignant and expressive insight.

Not bound by convention, Clarence Shivers also created abstract works that demonstrate his ongoing exploration into geometric form, color, and movement.

Clarence Shivers: Experimenting with Form presents over 30 works, paintings, prints, and sculpture, that offer an expansive view of the artist’s prolific career.

Clarence Shivers: Experimenting with Form is curated by Michael Christiano, Director of Visual Arts & Museum. The exhibition is generously supported by The Anschutz Foundation.

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'Trekking in Color'

04-01-2024

Presented by Commonwheel Artists Co-op at Commonwheel Artists Co-op, Manitou Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 10:00 am + 29 more dates and times

Sun, Mar 03 @ 10:00 am Mon, Mar 04 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 05 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 06 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 07 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 08 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 09 @ 10:00 am Sun, Mar 10 @ 10:00 am Mon, Mar 11 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 12 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 13 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 14 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 15 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 16 @ 10:00 am Sun, Mar 17 @ 10:00 am Mon, Mar 18 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 20 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 21 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 23 @ 10:00 am Sun, Mar 24 @ 10:00 am Mon, Mar 25 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 30 @ 10:00 am Sun, Mar 31 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Artists:

Jill Hudgins, Sherrie Mitchell, Rebecca Jones, Brooke Jones, Maggie Quinn, Alyson Blanton, Rui Haagan, Cara McKinley Javernick, and Nitra Olsen.

Look forward to nature inspired paintings and jewelry by the Colorado Art Trekkers and top...

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Artists:

Jill Hudgins, Sherrie Mitchell, Rebecca Jones, Brooke Jones, Maggie Quinn, Alyson Blanton, Rui Haagan, Cara McKinley Javernick, and Nitra Olsen.

Look forward to nature inspired paintings and jewelry by the Colorado Art Trekkers and top of the line ceramic art from the CSFAC Bemis School of Art ceramics instructors.

 

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U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum

03-18-2024

Presented by Fever at U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 02 @ 10:00 am Sun, Mar 03 @ 10:00 am + 11 more dates and times

Mon, Mar 04 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 07 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 08 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 09 @ 10:00 am Sun, Mar 10 @ 10:00 am Mon, Mar 11 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 14 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 15 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 16 @ 10:00 am Sun, Mar 17 @ 10:00 am Mon, Mar 18 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Highlights Grab tickets and have a blast at Colorado Springs' advanced U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum.

Explore the icons of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic past, and let their inspirational tales drive your own aspirations and goals leap, hop, and...

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Highlights Grab tickets and have a blast at Colorado Springs' advanced U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum.

Explore the icons of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic past, and let their inspirational tales drive your own aspirations and goals leap, hop, and bound from one display to another, admiring genuine Olympic and Paralympic artifacts and making the most of the museum's interactive adventure.

Prepare to embark on an electrifying adventure at the sensational U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum in captivating Colorado Springs!

Prepare to be astounded as you delve into the riveting history of awe-inspiring American athletes.

Witness firsthand the mind-blowing array of genuine memorabilia and completely immerse yourself in mind-boggling interactive exhibits.

Ignite your own aspirations with jaw-dropping tales and memories that will stay etched in your soul.

Oh, and whatever you do, don't even think about daring to miss out on this mind-blowing, pioneering escapade!
 

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Laura Reilly: 'Private Pleasures'

03-03-2024

Presented by Laura Reilly Fine Art Gallery and Studio at Laura Reilly Studio, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 03 @ 12:00 pm

March’s Art Walk at Laura Reilly Fine Art Gallery and Studio in Old Colorado City offers a rare 3-day public showing from her personal collection of treasured canvases.

 

March’s Art Walk at Laura Reilly Fine Art Gallery and Studio in Old Colorado City offers a rare 3-day public showing from her personal collection of treasured canvases.

 

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Pleasure & Protest in Contemporary Figure Painting

03-16-2024

Presented by GOCA (Gallery of Contemporary Art) at Ent Center for the Arts, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Mar 07 @ 1:00 pm + 5 more dates and times

Fri, Mar 08 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Mar 09 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm Fri, Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm - less dates and times

Pleasure and Protest in Contemporary Figure Painting

Conceptual threads connecting these five artists center on exploring or re-situating domestic craft and decorative art practices in relation to painting the figure.

They employ strategies of...

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Pleasure and Protest in Contemporary Figure Painting

Conceptual threads connecting these five artists center on exploring or re-situating domestic craft and decorative art practices in relation to painting the figure.

They employ strategies of pattern, gesture, and repetition through a range of materials and methods including watercolor, fresco-secco, wallpaper, clay, and embroidery.

Their works celebrate handwork and revel in the pleasures of tactile surfaces, decoration, and ornamentation.

Over forty years on from the groundbreaking Pattern and Decoration art movement, works by these five artists prompt fresh discussion about the renewed value of craft in contemporary art practices.

Collectively their work protests against hierarchies in subject and material, and their concerns in paint reflect current feminist discourse about cultural identity, representation, and making.

Guest Curator: Sara-Jayne Parsons, Director and Curator of The Art Galleries at TCU

 

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3-Hour Original Colorado Springs Food Tour

04-30-2024

Presented by Rocky Mountain Food Tours at Downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Mar 03 @ 2:00 pm + 24 more dates and times

Tue, Mar 05 @ 2:00 pm Wed, Mar 06 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Mar 07 @ 2:00 pm Fri, Mar 08 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Mar 09 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Mar 10 @ 2:00 pm Tue, Mar 12 @ 2:00 pm Wed, Mar 13 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Mar 14 @ 2:00 pm Fri, Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Mar 16 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Mar 17 @ 2:00 pm Tue, Mar 19 @ 2:00 pm Wed, Mar 20 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Mar 21 @ 2:00 pm Fri, Mar 22 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Mar 23 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Mar 24 @ 2:00 pm Tue, Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm Wed, Mar 27 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Mar 28 @ 2:00 pm Fri, Mar 29 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Mar 30 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Mar 31 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us for a three-hour culinary adventure featuring tastings at four to five locally-owned destinations in Downtown Colorado Springs!

Each tour features a carefully planned itinerary that will make you feel (and eat!) like a local.

From...

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Join us for a three-hour culinary adventure featuring tastings at four to five locally-owned destinations in Downtown Colorado Springs!

Each tour features a carefully planned itinerary that will make you feel (and eat!) like a local.

From hand-tossed pizza, to 100% Colorado beef sliders, to creamy mountain-churned ice cream, everyone in your group will discover something they love!

Along the way, your expert Tour Leader will entertain you with historical storytelling and insider tips to find the best local food and drink. Upgrade your ticket to include three drink pairings for only $18 (ages 21+ only).

Tours only accommodate 12 guests, so sign up today before it sells out!

This is the perfect (and most delicious!) way to explore Colorado Springs.

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March Exhibits

03-29-2024

Presented by Auric Gallery at Auric Gallery, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 3:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 06 @ 12:00 pm + 14 more dates and times

Thu, Mar 07 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 08 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 09 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 13 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 14 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 20 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 27 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 29 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Becca Day: The Edge of Ourselves

For this exhibit I explored themes of the edges of ourselves—our visible, corporeal edges and invisible, social-emotional edges.

At various times in life, we are soft or hard edged (and both...

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Becca Day: The Edge of Ourselves

For this exhibit I explored themes of the edges of ourselves—our visible, corporeal edges and invisible, social-emotional edges.

At various times in life, we are soft or hard edged (and both simultaneously)—both can be useful for connection and protection. Both can work against us at times. No matter how much we try to control our edges we are permeable.

Calaya Amparo: A World of Manifestations

I find inspiration from the motion of gravity, falling water, the texture of rock faces and wide trees, horizon lines, motion of trees, the energy between two figures… I welcome viewers to see and feel whatever comes up when spending time with the work.

Melissa Porter: Side Show

Melissa’s work is reflective of her life experiences and showcases her affinity for symbolism.

Found treasures such as vintage clock cases, cigar boxes and photographs add their own character to the intimate story she narrates.

Through her creative process, Melissa explores the concepts of permanence, boundaries, value, and connection.

Michelle McMahan: Substrate

The word substrate is formed from the Latin prefix sub, which means “an underlying position,” plus the word stratu, which, in geology, means “each of the sedimentary layers of the earth.”

In philosophy, substrate refers to that which forms the essential part of being; that is, the foundation on which a person’s essence and attributes rest.

Sam Ken: The Art of Healing

This collection of work demonstrates how art has the power to heal, and is meant to give hope to those who may also be going through something, whether a physical injury, a difficult time, or anything in between.

Shared joy and shared pain are key elements to connecting with another human being.

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2.5-Hour Cocktails & Canapés Walking Tour

04-27-2024

Presented by Rocky Mountain Food Tours at Downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 3:30 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 3:30 pm Fri, Mar 08 @ 3:30 pm + 7 more dates and times

Sat, Mar 09 @ 3:30 pm Fri, Mar 15 @ 3:30 pm Sat, Mar 16 @ 3:30 pm Fri, Mar 22 @ 3:30 pm Sat, Mar 23 @ 3:30 pm Fri, Mar 29 @ 3:30 pm Sat, Mar 30 @ 3:30 pm - less dates and times

Explore Downtown Colorado Springs' cocktail scene on this roving walking tour!

You'll experience four different drinks from four different locations, each with their own vibe.

We'll visit a speakeasy while it's closed to the public and enjoy a...

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Explore Downtown Colorado Springs' cocktail scene on this roving walking tour!

You'll experience four different drinks from four different locations, each with their own vibe.

We'll visit a speakeasy while it's closed to the public and enjoy a demonstration on a delicious prohibition cocktail.

You'll also be served a savory or sweet appetizer to compliment each of your drinks.

Finally, one of our expert Tour Leaders will also share scandalous stories of the Wild West and Prohibition along the way, making this an unforgettable experience!

This tour is perfect for bachelor/bachelorette, birthday, retirement, or promotion parties!

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'Portrait'

03-30-2024

Presented by Bridge Gallery at Bridge Gallery, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 09 @ 12:00 pm + 3 more dates and times

Sat, Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Artists are Trevor Thomas, Liz McCombs, Walter Palmer, Darla Slee, Michael Russel, Calvin Armstrong, Jana Bussanich, Michael Cellan, Chris Alvarez, Deena Bennett, Dave Armstrong, Betty Atherton.

 

Artists are Trevor Thomas, Liz McCombs, Walter Palmer, Darla Slee, Michael Russel, Calvin Armstrong, Jana Bussanich, Michael Cellan, Chris Alvarez, Deena Bennett, Dave Armstrong, Betty Atherton.

 

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'Shy Sunlight'

03-30-2024

Presented by Anita Marie Fine Art at Anita Marie Fine Art, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Mar 07 @ 5:00 pm + 11 more dates and times

Fri, Mar 08 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 09 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Mar 14 @ 5:00 pm Fri, Mar 15 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 16 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Mar 21 @ 5:00 pm Fri, Mar 22 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 23 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Mar 28 @ 5:00 pm Fri, Mar 29 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 30 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

"Shy Sunlight" is a new exhibition for the month of March only.

It features over 40 original oil paintings, unrivalled in quality and beauty, that features a touch of sunlight.

Local artists that will astound the viewer.

"Shy Sunlight" is a new exhibition for the month of March only.

It features over 40 original oil paintings, unrivalled in quality and beauty, that features a touch of sunlight.

Local artists that will astound the viewer.

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The Poetic Sign: Gaby O'shiro

03-30-2024

Presented by Surface Gallery at Surface Gallery, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 11:00 am Wed, Mar 06 @ 12:00 pm + 15 more dates and times

Thu, Mar 07 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 08 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 09 @ 11:00 am Wed, Mar 13 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 14 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 15 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 16 @ 11:00 am Wed, Mar 20 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 22 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 23 @ 11:00 am Wed, Mar 27 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 29 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 30 @ 11:00 am - less dates and times

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT:

Modernism proposed that painting/sculpture could be much more than a relatively simple reproduction of visual appearances.

This concept resonates with Aristotle’s theory about the importance in understanding the true purpose...

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ABOUT THE EXHIBIT:

Modernism proposed that painting/sculpture could be much more than a relatively simple reproduction of visual appearances.

This concept resonates with Aristotle’s theory about the importance in understanding the true purpose of artistic expression.

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance”.

Henri Matisse’s assertion echoes this sentiment: “In the beginning you must subject yourself to the influence of nature. You must be able to walk firmly on the ground before you start walking on a tightrope”.

As early as 1908, Western painting freed itself from the desire to represent visual appearances with Cubism, breaking the boundaries between figuration and abstraction.

Finally in the late 1940’s the last chains fell off of an aesthetic composition dating at least from the Renaissance.

My interest in languages and the etymology of words, made me curious to know the origin of kanji.

I have found books about these Chinese signs called Oracle Bone script/ Dragon script, that were part of an ancient writing system lost in time, and rediscovered 3000 years later around 1895.

These primordial symbols connect us with the past, and are a visceral connection part of the collective memory.

To me, they have a lyrical quality belonging to my Japanese roots and it’s the reason why I incorporate them to my visual vocabulary.

A work of art without substance and reasoning is only an empty vessel, like a body without a soul.

ABOUT THE ARTIST:

Gaby Oshiro painter/musician was born in Buenos Aires Argentina to Edvige Bresolin, a photographer and pianist, and Oscar Takashi Oshiro, a political activist and lawyer, who was desaparecido (kidnapped and murdered) for opposing the military dictatorship in Argentina.

When it became clear her father would not return alive, Gaby emigrated to Italy along with her mother and brother, where she studied for 5 years at the Liceo Artistico Statale di Treviso.

After fine arts school in Italy, she attended Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes Ernesto de la Cárcova in Argentina where she studied with Guggenheim fellow Carlos Gorriarena.

In 2016 Gaby collaborated with writer/journalist Andrés Asato on his book about the 17 Desaparecidos of Japanese descent (Nikkei), helping him write the chapter about her father entitled "Con Alma Tanguera.”

Following the publication of the book, she was invited to do an art installation called Kintsugi about the 17 desaparecidos Nikkei at the Espacio Cultural of the National Library of Congress in Argentina.

Kintsugi, the Presence of your Absence-Part II, was presented at the Galleria dell'Artistico in Treviso Italy, and at the CMA Centro Municipal de Arte in Buenos Aires.

Gaby has received multiple awards and accolades for her work to include being a finalist for the prestigious Bienal Sur 2017 and the Artisan Series Bombay Sapphire Prize.

After working on portraiture for many years, Gaby’s current work is exploring the use of Oracle Bone script (Japanese/Chinese ancient characters) as modules inspired by the Art Informel and Abstract Expressionism guided by Robert Motherwell, Giuseppe Capogrossi and Carla Accardi.

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60 Marks

03-30-2024

Presented by Cottonwood Center for the Arts at Cottonwood Center for the Arts, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 02 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 05 @ 10:00 am + 19 more dates and times

Wed, Mar 06 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 07 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 08 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 09 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 12 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 13 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 14 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 15 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 16 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 20 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 21 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 23 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 30 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

A common obstacle many creatives face is knowing when their piece is done, for fear of overworking it.

For this call we defined that stopping point for artists: 60 marks.

Whether you work in 2D or 3D, this open call for entries dictated that...

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A common obstacle many creatives face is knowing when their piece is done, for fear of overworking it.

For this call we defined that stopping point for artists: 60 marks.

Whether you work in 2D or 3D, this open call for entries dictated that the piece must be finished in 60 motions or less - stitches in fabric, brush marks on canvas or paper, lines in a drawing, etc.

Many artists would consider a creation limited in this way a warm-up, or sketch, however it is during the sketch that some of the most important information about a piece is communicated to both the viewer and the artist themselves - the moment when an idea is tangibly manifested into visual art.

We requested brevity for the sake of refining intention.

How much can the artist say in 60 marks?

 

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ArtWalk

03-01-2024

Presented by Historic Old Colorado City at Old Colorado City, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm

Visit 32 shops and galleries representing hundreds of works of art by local artists.

Artist demonstrations are featured at many locations along with complimentary beverages and light eats.

First Friday ArtWalk in Old Colorado City is a...

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Visit 32 shops and galleries representing hundreds of works of art by local artists.

Artist demonstrations are featured at many locations along with complimentary beverages and light eats.

First Friday ArtWalk in Old Colorado City is a not-to-be missed opportunity to enjoy art, shopping, unique cuisine, and so much more.

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Manitou Art Center: 'Arachne's Strands' and music with Diedre McCarthy

03-01-2024

Presented by Manitou Art Center at Manitou Art Center, Manitou Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm

Check out the brand new show in the Hagnauer Gallery entitled "Arachne's Strands".

This show features works by local fiber artists who are currently creating out of the MAC's Textiles and Dye Lab studios.

We have an ongoing show in the First...

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Check out the brand new show in the Hagnauer Gallery entitled "Arachne's Strands".

This show features works by local fiber artists who are currently creating out of the MAC's Textiles and Dye Lab studios.

We have an ongoing show in the First Amendment Gallery, and music by Diedre McCarthy.

Signature drink for the March First Friday Artwalk: the Blue Margarita!

Deirdre McCarthy is a Colorado based singer, songwriter, fiddle player and violinist; multi-instrumentalist, session player, and live performer.

Her rich, smooth alto vocals the sensuality and depth of her soul. Her songs speak to the universal human experience; the beauty in the struggle, bittersweet memories full of love and regret; and sometimes a bit of indignation.

Deirdre's songs tend towards old time country, americana, and soul.

Most well known for her time with the late Colorado Springs band Woodshed Red (2013-2020); she has also performed with many other groups and musicians in both Maryland and Colorado.

About Arachne's Strands:

Throughout the ages, fibers have been an undeniable necessity for human survival.

Evolving the necessity into an expression beyond function speaks to the tenacity of the human spirit and acknowledges subtle yet vital aspects of our lives.

Weaving, spinning, dyeing, sewing and paper making are tools that create hallmarks of civilization. and become the ways in which cultures distinguish themselves.

A group's handiwork and development of their art and craft tradition describe who they are, where they live, and what resources are available.

Fibers and textiles are present in the stories, histories, and traditions of every culture on this planet. Fibers take many forms. They are used in a myriad of ways, from the functional to the fine art realms.

Arachne’s Strands is a show about the many different facets and forms fibers can take.

Arachne, from Greek mythology, was a weaver who was transformed into a spider.

Originally meant to be a cautionary tale about hubris, it also speaks to the presence and importance of textiles in daily life.

Arachne exists globally in many different cultures by many different names, present and venerated from the African continent to the Navajo Nation.

Arachne is a quiet yet dominant essence in our lives and her presence creates a network which binds us all together.

The artists in this exhibition display and carry on the many different strands of Arachne.

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Meraki Springs: Jeff Scott

03-01-2024

Presented by Meraki Springs at Meraki Springs, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for an evening of beautiful artwork featuring local oil painter, Jeff Scott.

Sip on complimentary beverages as you chat with the artist and peruse the shop.

Join us for an evening of beautiful artwork featuring local oil painter, Jeff Scott.

Sip on complimentary beverages as you chat with the artist and peruse the shop.

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Reed Fair and Sumi von Dassow

03-01-2024

Presented by 45 Degree Gallery at 45 Degree Gallery, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for First Friday ArtWalk at 45º, where we are excited to feature the incredible works of two talented artists, Reed Fair and Sumi von Dassow.

Reed Fair specializes in raku wall sculpture, seamlessly blending modern and rustic elements...

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Join us for First Friday ArtWalk at 45º, where we are excited to feature the incredible works of two talented artists, Reed Fair and Sumi von Dassow.

Reed Fair specializes in raku wall sculpture, seamlessly blending modern and rustic elements while showcasing meticulous attention to detail.

His distinctive style creates a captivating visual experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression.

Sumi von Dassow, a skilled potter, presents a diverse range of artistry, from functional wares to pit-fired sculptural vases.

Her creations reflect a perfect fusion of form and function, making each piece a true work of art.

Don’t miss this chance to immerse yourself in the world of contemporary art and engage with these exceptional artists.

Join us at 45º for an evening filled with creativity, inspiration, and the celebration of artistic expression.

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Gallery 113: Suzy Gardner and Wendy Laconis

03-01-2024

Presented by Gallery 113 at Gallery 113, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm

Spring

Refresh, Renew, Grow, Create, Share

Suzy’s jewelry and sculptures and Wendy’s pottery will bring you appreciation for the earth they were created from and happiness knowing their pieces are created from the heart.

Works from both...

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Spring

Refresh, Renew, Grow, Create, Share

Suzy’s jewelry and sculptures and Wendy’s pottery will bring you appreciation for the earth they were created from and happiness knowing their pieces are created from the heart.

Works from both artists will be featured through the month of March.

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"Entanglement" and "Bygone Paradise"

03-01-2024

Presented by Shutter & Strum at Disruptor Gallery @ Shutter&Strum, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm

This First Friday Disruptor Gallery features two artists.

Come to see the art and enjoy a night of free family fun and provided refreshments.

Nathan Travis: "“Entanglement” is a group of work that transcribes what it is to be me as an...

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This First Friday Disruptor Gallery features two artists.

Come to see the art and enjoy a night of free family fun and provided refreshments.

Nathan Travis: "“Entanglement” is a group of work that transcribes what it is to be me as an artist. I pride myself on attempting many styles and mediums, all while retaining a unique style of my own and this collection is a reflection of just that. I’m spired by colors that pop and hard lines that bounce, laws of nature and artificial imagination. In this show I hope to keep your eyes and mind absorbed with the wide range of subject matter that I’ve had the joy of creating over the last decade."

Jasmine Dillavou: 'This multimedia, multi textural installation space explores the ferocity of girlhood alongside the epic leap of loss. Charm and chaos and brutal intensity under a feminine archway. A seductive delve into nostalgia through the perspective of Chisme-colored glasses and freshly painted lips.'

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