First Friday Artwalk listings for April 1, 2016 |

First Friday Artwalk listings for April 1, 2016

Madeleine Erps, 6, gazes at artwork on the wall of the Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts during First Friday Artwalk on Friday. First Friday Artwalk events will take place from 5 to 8 p.m in downtown Steamboat Springs.
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Chief Theater, 813 Lincoln Ave., 970-871-4791

The Chief Theater will feature Al and Vic Reiner’s “Long Days Ride: Romance of the Steam Engine,” a mixed-media show. This photo and oil exhibition is a nostalgic odyssey of steam, smoke and rails. Vic’s award-winning oils were inspired by Al’s photographs. Taste the train cake and enjoy complimentary wine. Show runs through April.

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

Having fun, hanging-gallery-style. This month, the artists’ work will be scattered throughout the gallery instead of being displayed in individual spaces. Artwork will include a variety of materials from bronze, wood, mineral, glass and metal, oil, acrylic, paintings, fused glass, fiber art, ceramics, photography and jewelry.

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

Karen Lindeman, featured artist at Creekside this month, studies fine art with the Glassell School at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. Her work will be featured in the new cancer wing at the Yampa Valley Medical Center upon completion of the building.

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

This exhibition features a collection of artwork showcasing students in grades K-12 throughout Routt County. The annual Routt County Youth Art Show is a spectacle of visual art in a variety of mediums, presented by the Steamboat Springs Art Council. The exhibition will open with a family friendly reception.

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

Featured artist, Julia Dordoni will showcase original plein-air paintings she created in Steamboat Springs, Boulder and Winter Park. She will also have a selection of framed prints on display. Dordoni enjoys using vibrant colors in a slightly animated, impressionistic style.

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 Earth’s last great wild places. His work features new releases and his newest book, “The Grizzlies of Pilgrim Creek.”

Rogue West Gallery, 941 Lincoln Ave., 970-846-3443

Steamboat’s newest fine art gallery focuses on creating a link between modern and timeless. A new, three-artist exhibition will open for this month’s First Friday Artwalk. The imaginative works of longtime painters Jan Maret Willman and Tadashi Hayakawa will be complemented by the contemporary artistry of renowned sculptor, David Marshall. 

SkiTown Computing, 675 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite 3, 970-870-7984

The “Captured Creatives” exhibit features art that revolves around artist Zach Shortway’s greatest passions: photography and Steamboat Springs. Shortway uses a variety of digital photography techniques to capture creative exposures, and he has made the town, the river, the mountains, the forests, the animals and the people the subjects of his art.

Steamboat Art Museum, 807 Lincoln Ave., 970-870-1755

Museum Store featured artists will be Deb Babcock and Sue Gallion. Babcock specializes in one-of-a-kind pottery pieces, while Gallion’s artwork includes oils, watercolor and fiber art. Also at SAM, is the featured exhibit, “Len Chmiel: A Retrospective,” which will remain open through April 9. Chimel is one of today’s most successful landscape painters. 

Steamboat Smokehouse, 912 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-7427

Strawberry Park Elementary, Soda Creek Elementary and Steamboat Springs Middle School are spotlighting students’ artwork from each school. Stop by Smokehouse and Ciao Gelato to view the work. Artwork will be on display throughout April and May.

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

The nonprofit gallery showcases a signature mix of diverse and varied regional art in all mediums and price ranges. Mediums include oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, encaustic, mixed media and kiln-formed glass. The gallery will also feature Sarah Juschka with her colorful, bold acrylics and Debbie Mathew with her spiritual and yoga-inspired art.

Urbane, 703 Lincoln Ave., Suite B101, 970-879-9169

Urbane will present the works of longtime Steamboat local Dacques McCann. His installment features acrylic paints that reveal funky paintings using bright and bold colors.

Wild Horse Gallery, 802 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-5515

Wild Horse Gallery will feature work by its wildlife artists, Jim Gilmore, Ned Aldrich, Barry Eisenach, Ezra Tucker, Richard Galusha, Lee Stroncek, Curtis Zabel, Robert Deurloo and Eugene Morelli. 

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