First Friday Artwalk listings for March 6, 2015
Steamboat Springs — Chief Theater, 813 Lincoln Ave., 970-871-4791
Winter brings many challenges to a painter who hesitates to venture out into the cold. To find inspiration, Carol Jean turned to the lights and ornaments strung on her ficus tree. Ultimately, this inspiration took her places that were unexpected. Carol Jean’s new collection is titled “Winter Radiance.”
Circle 7 Fine Art, 1009 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-4744
“Keeping It Wild” is a show featuring photographs by Abby Jensen of wildlife in Alaska, Canada and the Rocky Mountains. Having a love of wild places, Jensen pursues her passion in Alaska and Canada where she photographs bears. Spending most of her time in Steamboat Springs, she continues her photographic journey while hiking the Rocky Mountains.
Colorado Group Realty, 509 Lincoln Ave., 970-875-2917
This month’s featured artist is Kevin Dietrich. Visit his website at http://kevin-dietrich.artistwebsites.com.
Creekside Cafe & Grill, 131 11th St., 970-879-4925
Glenna Clark-Olmsted, longtime local and Steamboat real estate broker for over 35 years, paints brilliantly colored oil, acrylic and watercolor collected by her clients around the world. Come see her painting collection of seasonal landscapes and European inspired oils and new acrylic work created in Bali.
Comb Goddess, 1104 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite 102, 970-871-0606
Sarah Juschka said art for her is an outlet for creative energy. Her work dances between abstract and Impressionism with a touch of whimsical.
Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008
The Ranchlands Art Exhibition is a body of work created by professional artists and inspired by time spent on working ranches. This event brings together people who share interest in the future of the nation’s great landscapes and the livelihoods of the people who call those landscapes home. In the Platform Gallery, jeweler Beth Liggitt will exhibit handmade sterling, copper and gold jewelry influenced by western culture, utilizing re-purposed horse tack and vintage components.
Harwig’s/L’Apogee, 911 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-1919
Oil painter Hollis Erickson’s objective is to create the presence and emotion of a single moment; to capture the beauty and integrity by which she is captivated. Her paintings are a celebration of simplicity and a glimpse of humanity. The artist studied the Renaissance masters while living in Florence, Italy, and has since incorporated some of their techniques into her paintings.
Images of Nature Gallery, 730 Lincoln Ave., 970-871-1822
Legendary nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen has released his newest book, “The Last Great Wild Places.” Meet Tom Mangelsen at an artist reception and book signing from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 7.
Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue, 970-879-3773
Covering four distinct periods, the beautiful work of accomplished painter Dawn Wilde is showcased this month at Mahogany. Wilde’s MFA from American University led to a lifetime professorial career at the university level.
Steamboat Art Museum, 807 Lincoln Ave., 970-870-1755
The winter exhibits feature award-winning Colorado artist Mark Thompson, who mastered techniques of the lost art of painting with egg tempera, and a display of Exquisite Miniatures by Wes and Rachell Siegrist. The display also includes many of Thompson’s etchings.
Steamboat Smokehouse, 912 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-7427
Lake Tahoe artist Hailey M. Kreis uses concrete and photography to create a natural and industrial body of work. Her frames are hand crafted from different concrete mixtures to complement the rock forms in the images. Hailey applies an offbeat perspective of imagery to capture the essence of materials used.
Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts, 837 Lincoln Ave., 970-846-5970
See new artwork and local photography by over 30 local artist members, including stunning new stained glass art panels by Beth Liggit, new oil paintings by Susan Schiesser from her “Lotus” series, intricately layered encaustic/mixed media by MK Ghiglia and inspiring, hand-thrown Tribute Vessels by Rita Donham. Complimentary wine and snacks. http://www.steamboatartcenter.com.
Urbane, 703 Lincoln Ave., Suite B101, 970-879-9169
Urbane presents the work of Colorado native and shop employee Sheldon Sickles. This installment showcases a different perspective on life and highlights his love for cats and skeletons in a fun and witty collection.
Wild Horse Gallery, 802 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-5515
The Wild Horse Gallery will feature the paintings of John Fawcett and bronze sculptures by Curtis Zabel.
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