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June First Friday Artwalk proceeds as online, in-person hybrid

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — June’s virtual First Friday Artwalk features several new collaborations as well as a tentative step forward into hosting in-person art gatherings. 

A collaborative exhibit between local landscape painter Chula Beauregard and Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp will be featured at the Depot Art Center. In “Roots: A Year at Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp,” Beauregard displays paintings from her year of study of Perry-Mansfield’s 80-acre campus side by side with materials exploring Perry-Mansfield’s 107-year history. Five% of proceeds from Beauregard’s Roots pieces will be donated to Perry-Mansfield. 

The Depot will feature live music and welcome Artwalk participants in limited numbers to attend the show Friday. People may also purchase paintings online or schedule a personal, half-hour tour of the gallery from Tuesday to July 2. 

Also at The Depot is the exhibit, “Something in the Air,” a gallery by Riverwalk Collective. This exhibit features the following.

  • Leslie Bell’s oil pastels
  • Audrey Bortz’ photography
  • John Lanterman’s photography
  • Anna Lee Lipman’s oil and acrylic paintings
  • Al Reiner’s photography
  • Jason Santucci’s photography
  • Oil painting by Susan Schiesser
  • Greg Effinger’s oil and acrylic paintings
  • David Winters’ woodwork

The rest of this month’s Artwalk exhibits take place online. 

In “Joy in Color: The Art of Alcohol Inks,” Anastasia Kenner displays a variety of flora, landscapes, structures and more with varied palettes. 

Pine Moon Gallery features a new exhibit called “Views from Within,” which explores the shared experience of sheltering and seclusion. This show includes the following.

  • Jill Bergman’s linocut of her family’s garden
  • Susan Corser’s watercolors exploring changing seasons
  • Lance Whitner’s acrylic and wax pencil of a waterfall
  • Sue Gallion’s hand-painted and quilted fabric depiction of window view
  • Susan Gill Jackson’s oil piece exploring migration and change
  • Carol Jean’s acrylic exploration of grief
  • Abby Jenson’s series of the American goldfinch
  • Paulina M. Johnson’s paper art representing the ebb and flow of the pandemic
  • Dedi Knox’s watercolor of songbirds
  • Sandi Poltorak’s depiction in graphite pencil of a porcupine
  • Maggie Smith’s monotype representations of reading
  • Tibby Speare’s tributes in sterling silver to flowers
  • Sandy Graves’ bronze statue of a lanky moose
  • Jennifer Baker’s kiln-formed glass work of blooming flowers
If you go

What: “Roots: A Year at Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts Camp” exhibit
When: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 5
Where: Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St.

Virtual art walkers may chat virtually with artists and gallery owners at steamboatcreates.org. Supporters of First Friday Artwalk include Besame and Mambo.

Julia Ben-Asher is a contributing writer for Steamboat Pilot & Today.


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