First Friday Artwalk listings for Oct. 2, 2015
Steamboat Springs — Chief Theater, 813 Lincoln Ave., 970-871-4791
Preview the artwork that will be auctioned off at the 14th annual Bust of Steamboat. This year’s theme is “Protecting Our Most Cherished Peaks.” The Bust of Steamboat raises funds for local women in the area of prevention and treatment of breast cancer. Artwork by Beth Liggitt, metalsmith/glass artist, and MK Ghiglia, printmaker, will be back on the walls for the month of October following tonight’s Bust of Steamboat event. Visit http://www.thebustofsteamboat.org for more information.
Circle 7 Fine Art, 1009 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-4744
Each of our gallery artists will share their space with a guest artist of their choice. Bronze, metal, glass, mineral and wood sculpture, watercolor, acrylic, pencil and oil paintings, fiber art and photography will be featured.
Creekside Cafe & Grill, 131 11th St., 970-879-4925
Locals represents animals from Colorado in their artwork. This project began as a focus on endangered species; however, non-threatened species have been included as well. Emily Kryska creates artworks in everything from comic books to murals to animation.
Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008
The Steamboat Springs Arts Council and the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council present ReTree. This is a two-month exploration in art and sustainability through a national juried art exhibition, five workshops and special events. In the platform gallery, Mary Pat Ettinger’s acrylic paintings celebrate the vibrancy of Routt County’s rural valleys, peaks and trees.
Harwig’s/L’Apogee, 911 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-1919
Al Reiner takes you on a photographic trip to Old South Park City in Fairplay. Photographs include an old train, a restored courthouse and ghosts in a drug store. The 40 featured buildings have been moved from an old mining town near Fairplay and restored.
Images of Nature Gallery, 730 Lincoln Ave., 970-871-1822
Legendary nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen has traveled the natural world for more than 40 years observing and photographing the Earth’s last great wild places. His work features new releases and the ultimate nature coffee table book, “The Last Great Wild Places.”
SkiTown Computing, 675 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite 3, 970-870-7984
Sandi Poltorak will present “Graphite Realism,” featuring realistic pencil drawings of Native Americans and animals
Steamboat Art Museum, 807 Lincoln Ave., 970-870-1755
SAM’s October exhibition features artwork from the annual Plein Air Paint Out. The artwork is one of a kind and painted by many local artists within a 50-mile radius of Steamboat Springs between Sept. 19 to 25. Artwork in this exhibition is for sale, supporting SAM and the individual artists. Visit steamboatartmuseum.org for more information.
Steamboat Smokehouse, 912 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-7427
Kathleen Schlabach and Maria Palmer will be showing mixed media watercolor. The show is called “Mountains Meet Desert.”
Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts, 837 Lincoln Ave., 970-846-5970
This exhibit features new work by 30 local artists in all mediums — paintings, photography, mixed media, jewelry and ceramics. New artist member Debbie Mathew will be showing her “Sacred Art” mixed media works that are a visual representation of the higher vibrations of the universe. Complimentary wine and light hors d’oeuvres. Visit http://www.steamboatartcenter.com for more information.
Urbane, 703 Lincoln Ave., Suite B101, 970-879-9169
Urbane presents Ryan Otis, whose style is heavily influenced by graffiti, which he started doing 22 years ago. With not many options for painting graffiti in the Valley, he took to canvas and any recycled materials he could get his hands on. Otis uses a variety of different material to create his art including spray paint, acrylic paints, paint markers and fingernail polish.
Wild Horse Gallery, 802 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-5515
Wild Horse Gallery will feature Autumn Colors — paintings by its gallery artists. For more information, http://www.wildhorsegallery.com or call the cell at 970-819-2850.
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