Arts & Entertainment

Powder Hounds Art Auction helps La Plata County Humane Society

Last year, local artists stepped up to help the animals of the La Plata County Humane Society with the Powder Hounds Art Auction, using donated snowboards as their canvas. It was such a success,...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Artist’s quilts tell the story of her ancestors

For Navajo/Diné artist Susan Hudson, the quilts she makes are a tribute to her ancestors and way to tell their stories and the history of the Navajo people. Hudson, a member of the Kin Yaa Aanii...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Soft Spoken’ on display at Olio

Patrice DeLorenzo likes to “illuminate” the softer side of life. For her, that means painting flowers and landscapes, and hidden little places. And that’s reflected in her exhibit “Soft Spoken” on...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Couple who bought $120k banana art sense it will be iconic

MIAMI – A Miami couple who bought a headline-grabbing banana duct-taped to a wall have acknowledged the absurdity of the artwork, but say they believe it will become an icon and plan to gift it to...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Art exhibits contrast two creative stages at FLC and DAC

Walk upstairs in the Durango Arts Center and you’ll find an intimate, carefully observed exhibition by a mature artist. “My Beloved West” features 20 solar-plate prints and two artist’s books by...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Susan Matteson to exhibit work

Susan Matteson remembers the moment she found her love of art. She was taking art in sixth grade, and the teacher showed students how they could add highlights into a charcoal drawing using just an...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Artist collective getting work out there

For the fourth year, the members of the Looking Glass Collective will hang their work on the walls of the Smiley Cafe in the Smiley Building and have a show. And, for the fourth year, a portion of...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

New exhibit is a love letter to the West

Louise Grunewald loves the West. She was born here, and grew up here. It’s a place she loves. And now, she’ll open a new exhibit, “My Beloved West,” with an artist’s reception Friday in the Art...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Artwork that’s serving a higher calling

Plenty of things can inspire art: The outdoors, a thought or feeling. For Christ the King Lutheran Church’s Pastor Tim Orlowski, inspiration can be found in the books of the Bible. For the fourth...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

O’Keeffe Museum wins grant for ‘Spring’ conservation

SANTA FE – The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum has won a grant from Bank of America that will support conservation of the artist’s pivotal painting titled “Spring.” In addition to supporting research and...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Sorrel Sky to host benefit for Wolfwood

At Sorrel Sky Gallery next weekend, it’s all about the residents of Wolfwood Refuge, the Ignacio nonprofit that offers safe haven to 60 wolves and wolf-dogs. Wildlife artist Edward Aldrich is...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Meet Tim Cox, artist of this year’s Cowboy Poetry Gathering poster

Bloomfield, New Mexico-based artist Tim Cox’s painting, “Riding out to Meet the Day,” is this year’s official Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering poster. Cox has been both an artist and cowboy for a...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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