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New friends and old

As an arts collaborative, art shows at the& studio are expected to be a team effort. Put five working artists in a room, and there’s a built-in network that connects nearly every artist in town...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Super Amazing’ artists do it again

Once is an event; twice is a sequel. But now that the Super Amazing Art Show is in its third year, let’s just call it a tradition.The show began as a way for a bunch of artists to sell work and...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Bringing the World to Durango

It should come as no surprise that “Exposure,” the Open Shutter Gallery’s latest exhibit, has a decidedly international flair. It was juried by one of the most well-traveled and respected...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

An unfamiliar pattern

August isn’t typically the time when thoughts turn to things warm and cozy like quilts, but the ones on display this month at the Durango Arts Center can barely be called quilts anyway. They are,...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Art to go

There’s nothing new about bringing a few favorites from home when traveling to make life on the road a bit more comfortable. Usually it’s the familiarity of a pillow or a towel that adds a homey...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

The bigger picture

SANTA FE “Mao,” Andy Warhol’s stark silkscreen from 1973, is just one of many surprises in the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum this summer. The forceful portrait of China’s leader stairs at you from its...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A bridge too far

Say what you will about the art of Jeff Madeen, but it gets a reaction.This time around, however, not many people got to see the latest project by the Durango artist and his partner, Elizabeth...

DATE: July 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

East meets West at Durango Arts Center

This summer the Durango Arts Center Library may be the coolest, most calming space in town. Contemporary prints by Japanese-American artist Kumi Korf are on display. With airy abstract references...

DATE: July 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Change is good

For those familiar with Tess Corrinne Jordan’s paintings, Thursday’s “Publicity & Privacy” show at & will mark a complete change in the Durango artist’s work.Jordan is best-known for her simplistic...

DATE: July 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

The shape of things DAC's ‘Ceramics & Sculpture' is about forms and function

Even the Durango Arts Center has gotten on the 3-D bandwagon, but it doesn't take special glasses to view “Ceramics & Sculpture,” the July exhibition in the Barbara Conrad Gallery.“I've always...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Once a painter ...

Susan Wise has always been an artist, but now she finally feels like one.“I’ve been making art all my life, but this is reIf Wise’s name sounds familiar, it should. She and her husband, Jeff, are...

DATE: July 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Freedom of choice

The life of an artist is, by nature, one of independence. And for renowned Western artist Carrie Fell, it has never been more true.“It’s a scary place – I’m really OK with it, but I just have to...

DATE: July 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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