First Friday Artwalk listings for May 1, 2015 |

First Friday Artwalk listings for May 1, 2015

Chief Theater, 813 Lincoln Ave., 970-871-4791

Following a monochromatic winter here in the ‘Boat, these watercolor paintings of aspens, impressionist flowers and abstract compositions bring a breath of spring color, original design and fresh scenery to any home or office decor. Artist Deb Babcock will be displaying affordable original paintings as well as some new sculptural ceramic designs. Enter a drawing for one of the pieces of art on display.

Circle 7 Fine Art, 1009 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-4744

An all-gallery show will feature oil, acrylic, watercolor paintings, monotype on paper, bronze, mineral, metal and wood sculptures, glass, ceramics, photography and jewelry.

Colorado Group Realty, 509 Lincoln Ave., 970-875-2917

Michelle Ideus has created a collection of giclee prints depicting images inspired by the unique beauty of Steamboat Springs. From bike giclees, to nature, landscapes and still life, there are countless ways to rediscover the special qualities in the community. Visit her website at

Creekside Cafe & Grill, 131 11th St., 970-879-4925

Watercolorists, who gather weekly to paint under the direction of Mary Levingston, are showcasing their work May 1 through June 4 at Creekside Cafe. For more information, e-mail Mary Levingston

Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008

“Wabi-Sabi: Nothing is Perfect” features photography and images of things that are old, weathered, well-used, humble and imperfect. 

Harwig’s/L’Apogee, 911 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-1919

The weather is warming and melting snow is filling the river, and soon Steamboat will host the Yampa Riverfest and the USA Pro Challenge. George Fargo’s photographic art of kayaks challenging the Charlie Hole and the excitement of bike racing in downtown Steamboat ( will be featured. Complimentary refreshments.

Northwest Colorado Center for Independence, 1306 Lincoln Ave., Suite A, 970-871-4838

Northwest Colorado Center for Independence is showcasing work by artists with unique skills born of creativity, realized from the challenges of living with disabilities. The office is at the northwest corner of 13th and Lincoln streets, at the end of the line, where it is never the end of the line.

Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts, 837 Lincoln Ave., 970-846-5970

New work for spring from over 30 gallery artists will be featured, representing all mediums including oil painting, watercolor, encaustic,  mixed media, photography and finely crafted jewelry.  Textile creations by Carla Ooyen and Wendy Kowynia will delight and pique your imagination. Complimentary wine and cheese. 

Steamboat Mountain School, 75 Fifth St., 970-879-1350

Come sample tasty bites of Yampa Valley Farms pork sliders and pickled spring vegetables, courtesy of SAP (Sustainable Agriculture Program), while viewing high school students’ detailed artwork — graphite and paper drawings including large-scale self-portraits. There will also be a chance to sample “Nola” homemade granola bars.

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