Arts & Entertainment

Artist Karyn Gabaldon emerges from lockdown with new show

A global pandemic was not how artist Karyn Gabaldon envisioned celebrating a milestone in the art business in Durango. “This is my 40th anniversary, and I was planning on having a big 40th...

DATE: June 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Studio & reopens its doors

Studio & Gallery has reopened after being closed like just about everything else the past few months because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “After being closed for nearly three months we are so happy to...

DATE: June 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Christo, artist known for massive displays, dies at age 84

NEW YORK – Christo, known for massive, ephemeral public arts projects died Sunday at his home in New York. He was 84. His death was announced on Twitter and the artist’s webpage. No cause was...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango Spring Gallery Walk takes a different path

While many local festivals and annual events have been canceled or postponed because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, one event is going a different route – the Durango Spring Gallery Walk is...

DATE: May 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Studio &’s newest member-owner: ‘This crisis has changed people’s perspectives’

When local studio potter Lorna Meaden joined Studio & as the newest member-owner in January, little did she – or the four other member-owners at the gallery – know that within weeks, things would...

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Renowned sculptor who created Vietnam Women’s Memorial dies

SANTA FE – Renowned sculptor and painter Glenna Goodacre, who created the Vietnam Women’s Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C, has died. She was 80. Family members said Goodacre died...

DATE: April 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Local artist offers coloring pages to download

There’s probably nothing worse than being cooped up in the house – and by now, we’ve been under Colorado’s stay-at-home order for what feels like years. And while this may be nirvana for the more...

DATE: April 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Mad magazine illustrator Mort Drucker dies at 91

NEW YORK – Mort Drucker, the Mad Magazine cartoonist who for decades lovingly spoofed politicians, celebrities and popular culture, died Thursday at 91. Drucker’s daughter, Laurie Bachner, told...

DATE: April 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Doctor’s community art project connects generations

When it comes to staying safe during the new coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Chandace Jeep, owner of Animas Valley Audiology Associates, prefers the term “physical distancing” over the commonly used...

DATE: April 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

When pieces of furniture become pieces of art

A pair of lamps can be ordinary, but if they’re made from old piano legs, they become extraordinary. These lamps actually exist and were made by artist Jonas Grushkin. The pair will be up for...

DATE: Feb. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Common ground: New Face Productions brings global project to Durango

Wrapped around the Boys & Girls Club building on north Main Avenue is an unusual outdoor photographic exhibit. Large-format portraits of almost 100 Durango residents have been billboard-pasted to...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Two Old Guys’: Durango Arts Center to host collaborative show

Two gentlemen of a certain age are coming together to show their artwork at Durango Arts Center. “Two Old Guys,” which features the work of local artists Peter Alphonso Martin and Mike Scieszka,...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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