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Creating, healing with art

What might be a misshapen piece of clay to one viewer is a treasured piece of art to a family member. And what looks like a summer art class might be creative therapy for a child with special needs...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Scenic Aperture focuses on fine art photography

Editor’s note: This article is the first in a monthly series profiling Durango’s art galleries. By Katie Chicklinski-Cahill Herald Arts & Entertainment editor When you first walk into Scenic...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Durango’s got handcrafted talent

There’s a lot more to quilts than you might think. Barb Morgan, who’s been with the Quilters Guild for 20 years, says that making quilts is no easy task. “If it’s a simple design, you can whip it...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Finding treasures at Center of Southwest Studies

Center of Southwest Studies opened a new exhibit on June 7. The exhibition, Treasures II: Virtuosity and Variations, is a continuation of the Treasures of the Southwest display that opened in...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Berner joins Artisans of Mancos gallery

Mixed media artist Kathleen Berner is the latest to join the Artisans of Mancos gallery. Her reception will be held from 2-5 p.m. Saturday at the Artisans of Mancos, 101 Grand Ave. in Mancos....

DATE: June 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Beyond tradition at DAC

The big exhibit currently at the Durango Arts Center pulls together wildly disparate artworks. “Exploration Beyond Tradition” is an unusual group show that makes its own sense – if you give it some...

DATE: June 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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A Laurie Anderson pilgrimage? Just don’t tell her you’re calling it that

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. – You are sitting, floating through the virtual clouds, when you hear that unmistakable voice coming through the headphones. The glittering buildings. Paper being shredded on the...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Moonhead Man, Movumundo to hit the road

When the last election threw sculptor Jeff Glode Wise for a loop, he decided to do something about it. What he came up with was to pack two bronze sculptures – Moonhead Man and Movumundo – onto a...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Small and cute: why crafters love ‘little thingies’

When my daughter Grace was little, she collected tiny objects, sometimes pilfered from her sister and squirreled away in her bedroom. Among the 4-year-old’s prized collection of teeny-tiny items...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Hit the streets for Spring Gallery Walk

One of the surest signs that spring is here to stay in Durango is the Spring Gallery Walk. Starting at 5 p.m. May 12, 10 downtown galleries will welcome you in to check out their new exhibits....

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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‘Be confident and find your happiness’

Artist Jennifer Jung, who lives in Hotchkiss, north of Montrose, will be celebrating the opening of her new show Friday at Diane West Jewelry & Art on Main Avenue. Originally from Ohio, Jung began...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Studio & seeking art submissions

Studio & Gallery is seeking submissions on the theme AFTER, asking artists to explore the endless gamut of interpretations of this simple, yet provocative word. This exhibit is open to all artists...

DATE: March 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts