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Texas students wear wigs in tribute to late painter Bob Ross

ABILENE, Texas – There were lots of happy little trees at one Texas middle school this week. Art students at Madison Middle School in Abilene wore their curliest wigs and painted little trees onto...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Dolores Mountain Quilters participate in Sew Day to honor veterans

The Dolores Mountain Quilters participated in the 2019 Quilts of Valor National Sew Day on Feb. 2. Quilters nationwide participate in the event to create quilts that are donated to a veteran. “The...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

TJ Zark will showcase ranch-themed art at Olio

Mancos artist TJ Zark is still finding her brushstroke, she said. For a painter, finding your brushstroke is perhaps akin to a writer developing a voice. So because of that, she said, “I would put...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Studio & seeking artist submissions

Studio & Gallery is seeking submissions for this year’s Juried Exhibition with the theme “TRUTH,” asking artists to explore the interpretations and submit up to three pieces for consideration. This...

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

Navajo fashion designer Jolonzo Goldtooth to show collection in Paris

News that 32-year-old Jolonzo Goldtooth’s his fashion designs have been accepted for International Indigenous Fashion Week in March hasn’t set in for him. “It’s still surreal,” he said. “The great...

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

Animal Art Works show to be held at Farm Bistro

The Farm Bistro will host the third annual Animal Art Works exhibit, with proceeds benefiting local animals in need. The “Beauties and Beasties” show Saturday will feature critter-themed pieces by...

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

O’Keeffe Museum buys her ‘Ritz Tower’ painting

SANTA FE – The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum has purchased the American artist’s “Ritz Tower” painting, a rare work of her take on a New York skyscraper, the museum announced this week. Officials at the...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango artist gets personal for ‘Reflections’

For artist Ann Salviazul, her newest show is personal. “Reflections on Homelessness,” which opened Friday at Studio & and runs through Feb. 2, is a study of not only Salviazul’s time she was...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Man exonerated after 45 years sells his prison art to get by

FERNDALE, Mich. – Richard Phillips said he didn’t mope much during the 45 years he wrongfully spent in prison. He painted watercolors in his cell: warm landscapes, portraits of famous people like...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango Arts Center exhibit will take viewers on photographic journey

Durango Arts Center has a full slate of openings tonight (Friday), including “Innocent Wisdom: Juanita Ainsley and the Art of Discovery,” “Science and Story by Rebecca Lynn Dash,” “Color Visions –...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A critically acclaimed National Gallery show must come down, so workers are moving the art without pay

WASHINGTON – The Rachel Whiteread sculpture show at the National Gallery of Art ended its four-month run this weekend, but because of the partial government shutdown, no one had been able to see...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum’s director to step down

SANTA FE – Georgia O’Keeffe Museum’s director is stepping down. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports the board of trustees of the Santa Fe museum announced this week that Robert Kret will be leaving...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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