First Friday Artwalk listings for Dec. 4, 2015 |

First Friday Artwalk listings for Dec. 4, 2015

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

The Chief Theater will welcome longtime local and Steamboat Springs real estate broker Glenna Clark-Olmsted this month. Her work is comprised of colored oils, acrylics and watercolors collected by her clients from around the world. Her latest collection will feature “Steamboat Ranches.”

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

This month, the gallery will feature local artist Carol Jean’s acrylic paintings titled, “Summer Moves.” The exhibit will also include her sunset happy hour paintings from summer 2015. 

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

This month, Colorado Group Realty will feature photographer Judy Jones, who has a background in photojournalism and a love of the Western lifestyle. Jones found her niche documenting the animals and landscape that surround the Yampa Valley. A longtime resident of Steamboat Springs, Jones has donated her photos to raise funds for Yampatika to further connect people to nature.

Comb Goddess, 1104 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite 102, 970-871-0606

Local artist Julia Dordoni will showcase her original fine art and signed prints. This series of plein-air paintings highlight Steamboat Springs and Boulder. Dordoni’s art is featured in various galleries in New York, Hawaii and Colorado. She also teaches a “Paint ‘n Sip” art class Tuesday nights at the Chief Theater.

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

Creekside Cafe will feature four local artists, including M.B. Warner; Doug Ostroff, a classically trained glass artist; Melissa Dow, of One Leaf clothing, a locally made collection of hip huggers; and Jeneire Mendez Yeats, who will showcase her Recycled Designs of handcrafted jewelry made from recycled materials.

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

In celebration of the holidays, artist members of the Steamboat Springs Arts Council present, “Gift.” This December exhibition features work from local artists in mediums including clay, glass and watercolor. A boutique-style exhibit will fill the Platform Gallery, including notecards, ornaments and other small handmade gifts.

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

Harwigs will feature “Petal to the Metal: The botanical abstractions of Eva Luna with aluminum can collage by Gregory Block,” this Friday. Artist Eva Luna will display her series of works in various media exemplifying the influence of nature and movement in her artwork, complimented by recycled aluminum-can collages by local artist, Gregory Block.  

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 his newest book, “The Grizzlies of Pilgrim Creek.”

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

Local wildlife and landscape photographer and Best of the Boat winner Abby Jensen will showcase breathtaking images from Steamboat Springs, as well as Kenya, Peru, Alaska and the Hudson Bay.

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

The Steamboat Art Museum presents “Len Chmiel: A Retrospective,” opening Friday, Dec. 4 and continuing through April 9. This exhibit will feature 50 years of Chmiel’s work. Southwest Art Magazine said Chmiel, “enjoys the reputation as one of today’s most successful and widely admired landscape painters.” The opening night reception will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4.

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

Shauna Lamansky is a retired studio and wedding photographer who has owned her own company for nearly 30 years. Throughout that time, she has photographed a variety of subjects. At the Steamboat Smokehouse exhibit, she will display a variety of work created over the past 10 years.

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

The gallery will introduce its newest local artist members who have joined for the 2016 season. Featured this month will be paintings, photography, mixed media and 3D work of Denise Bohart Brown, Missy Borden, Fred Hodder, Paula Jo Jaconetta, Sarah Juschka, Ryan Keating, Diane Lang Kelly, Audrey Kruse and Debbie Mathew. Complimentary wine and cheese will be available. 

Tread of Pioneers Museum, 800 Oak St., 970-879-2214

In the James L. Crawford and Anna Fang Community Room, the majority of the Crawford family artwork will be featured. The exhibit focuses on the watercolors of local wildflowers by Lulie Crawford Pritchett, daughter of the founder of Steamboat Springs, James H. Crawford. These paintings reveal how Pritchett’s artistic talent merged with her love of nature. The exhibit includes several oil paintings and other media by Pritchett, as well as pieces by other members of the Crawford family. The artwork provides a view of the creative and everyday life of this pioneer family and unveils the rich legacy established by the founders of Steamboat Springs.

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

Urbane presents Denver resident Kevin Weinreich, manager of Someday K, an art company dedicated to his art, prints, paintings, designs and apparel.

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

Wild Horse Gallery will feature a number of new artists this month, including Marc Hanson, Cecy Turner, Lorenzo Chavez, Dave Santillanes, Deborah Berniklau and Edward Aldrich. For more information visit or call 970-819-2850.

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