First Friday Artwalk listings for March 4, 2016
Steamboat Springs — Chief Theater, 813 Lincoln Ave., 970-871-4791
The Chief Theater will be featuring 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. Victor’s award winning oils were inspired by Al’s photographs. Taste the train cake and enjoy complimentary wine. Show runs through April.
Colorado Group Realty, 509 Lincoln Ave., 970-875-2917
Jessica Lobeck studied painting at Carnegie Mellon University. Through the years, she has been consistently inspired by landscape and weather. These elements provide a plethora of color, shape and atmospheric conditions allowing her to create endless abstract compositions.
Circle 7 Fine Art, 1009 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-4744
The gallery will feature “The Art of Zen” with works in glass by Jennifer Baker and oil paintings by Maggie Smith, with an Eastern influence from her trip to Bhutan in 2013.
Creekside Cafe & Grill, 131 11th St., 970-879-4925
“Inspiring Actions” is a show that features works in glass by Denise Bohart Brown. As much as she is a visual artist, she is also a lover of words. This project grew out of a desire to blend the two and incorporate words into her work. The kiln-formed glass pieces are designed to inspire reflection and positive action.
Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008
One of the Steamboat Springs Arts Council’s biggest events of the year, the Palettes show will engage all five senses with each piece of art in this juried exhibit.
Harwigs/L’Apogee, 911 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-1919
“Collective Imagination 2” will feature work from two women, two artists. The show will have an expansive range of media celebrating the union of difference including paper, printmaking, mixed media, paintings on canvas and more. Come see the diversity of artistic spirit in this relational extravaganza by artists Jan Maret and Kathryn Fresques.
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
The “Captured Creatives” exhibit features art that revolves around artist Zach Shortway’s greatest passions: photography and Steamboat Springs. He uses a wide 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
The Steamboat Art Museum presents “Len Chmiel: A Retrospective.” The exhibit, which opened Dec. 4 and continues through April 9, features 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.” SAM also welcomes local artists Cyndi Marlowe for her photography and Rita Donham for her pottery.
Steamboat Smokehouse, 912 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-7427
Local artist Kathleen Schlabach artistically captures natural settings in bright vibrant colors using watercolor, pastel and ink that are featured in her exhibit at the Smokehouse this month.
Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts, 837 Lincoln Ave., 970-846-5970
The nonprofit gallery is packed with new work from 28 local artists for the winter season. Mediums include oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings, photography, encaustic, mixed media and kiln-formed glass. The gallery will also feature MK Ghiglia, who will unveil fun, new encaustics, full of whimsical influence with a touch of magic. Complimentary wine and cheese will be served.
Urbane, 703 Lincoln Ave., Suite B101, 970-879-9169
“Under Exposed” is an exhibit that showcases adventure in traditional film printing techniques in addition to alternative photographic processes from the view of two habitual travelers who are now based in Steamboat Springs. The artists will exhibit a wide range of contours, details and textures from around the world.
Wild Horse Gallery, 802 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-5515
Wild Horse Gallery will feature its “Winter Paintout” artists who include Tim Deibler, Richard Galusha, Dan Young, Carol Jenkins, Chula Beauregard, Tom Lockhart, David Harms and Shirley Stocks. For more information, visit http://www.wildhorsegallery.com or call 970-819-2850.
Zimini Rue Gallery, 941 Lincoln Ave., 970-846-3443
Steamboat’s newest fine art gallery focuses on creating a perfect link between the modern and the timeless. The gallery will present acclaimed national and international artists selected for their unique contemporary vision, including Alexander Anufriev, Andrew Skorut, Tadashi Hayakawa, Eric Jacobsen and Jim Gmeiner, among others. The gallery will also feature a select few local artists, including Jan Maret Willman, Cherie Duty, Gregory Block and Kathryn Fresques. Each artist and their pieces were carefully chosen for their unique contemporary vision.
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