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New Olio artwork will explore ‘sense of place’

Encaustic paintings created by local artist Carol Mehesy will be featured on the walls of Olio restaurant starting Dec. 8, when a reception will be held for her at the restaurant from 4 to 6 p.m....

DATE: Dec. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Denver Art Museum hosts Dior retrospective

DENVER (AP) – Haute couture gowns worn by the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, Jennifer Lawrence and Rihanna are now on view at the Denver Art Museum. The museum’s new exhibition, “Dior:...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Studio & artist introduces ‘The Sheet’

There’s a new project coming out of Studio &, and not only will you get to learn about Durango’s interesting people, you’ll get a free poster, too. Called “The Sheet: Conversations with Durango’s...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Buyer of Banksy work that self-destructed to keep it

The anonymous buyer of a Banksy painting that mysteriously shredded just after it was auctioned off at Sotheby’s last week plans to keep the work. The 2006 work, “Girl with Balloon,” will be...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Taking their painting outside: Sorrel Sky to host Plein Air Artists Colorado show

The for 22nd year, Plein Air Artists Colorado will hold its National Juried Fine Art Exhibition, and this year, they have selected Durango’s Sorrel Sky Gallery to be the host. Along with the...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

BLM artist-in-residence plans Canyons of the Ancients presentation

Artist-in-residence Lanny Wagner will give a presentation about night photography at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum, 27501 Colorado Highway 184 in Dolores....

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Annual Fall Art Walk gets public through doors while keeping it interesting

There are no art museums in Durango to bring the community touring Van Goghs, large-scale surreal installations or other visual delights. Local galleries and Durango Arts Center are left to fill...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Thought-provoking art on display in FLC faculty show

A new, lighter-than-air wall sculpture by Jay Dougan anchors the Fort Lewis College Art Gallery exhibit this month. Centered on the west wall, “R.W. Quilt” is a pristine visual puzzle. Created on...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Inaugural Durango Dharma Center art show connects art to meditation

Meditation can be applied to all aspects of life, whether taking a walk, doing the dishes or making artwork. The act of creating requires focus and flow without judgment, similar attributes of...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Studio & represents new artist

Jenn Rawling is the newest represented artist at Studio &. Rawling is an artist and songwriter who works as a studio artist in Durango, where she pursues her interests in printmaking, painting and...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Booth registration now open for Studio &’s Bizarre Bazaar

Every December, Studio & Gallery hosts the Bizarre Bazaar, which is a cross between a holiday bazaar and a Turkish bazaar. The gallery’s space is filled with 23 local artists who are selling their...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

An artist found a parasitic worm in his eye – and turned it into art

The painting was not an image of anything in particular, just an abstract confluence of psychedelic colors and wormlike patterns inside a perfectly round circle. Ben Taylor didn’t like it much, and...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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