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Charles Deas exhibit to open Saturday in Denver

His name may not be as recognizable as his paintings, but Charles Deas was one America’s earliest and most influential artists. His life and work is the subject of “Charles Deas and 1840s America,”...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Small quilts displayed at Mesa Verde

“Canyon Voices II,” an exhibit by the Grand Junction-based Art Quilt Association, is now on display in the Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum gallery at Mesa Verde National Park.The juried exhibit...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

In a class of her own

Although she’s been in Durango for the last 10 years, I didn’t become familiar with Sandra Butler’s art until earlier this year at the “In2itive” exhibition at the Fort Lewis College Gallery. Since...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Grandma Mana’ getting started at 83

Regardless of the measure, a life is best gauged by what you do, not when you do it. “I always loved painting, but I decided to raise a family, and before I knew it 50 years went by,” Elsie Siapno...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Fruits of his labor

He’s an irrefutable success in his chosen field, but at some point it just becomes laughable to call what Jimmy Williams does for a living “work.”“I was hired to go do a job I would pay to do,” the...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Forgotten, but not gone

Step into Sam Stevens’ Silverton photography studio and you get more than you bargained for.Sandwiched between a busy Old West-style portrait studio and an even busier public restroom, the heavy...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Denver home to King Tut, for now

The Denver Art Museum is one of only two places nationwide to catch a glimpse into King Tut’s tomb.“Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs,” runs through Jan. 9, 2011, and features...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Welcome additions

Don’t say you weren’t warned.When & opened its doors in February, the member-owners of the Main Avenue arts collective promised to deliver an infusion of energy into the local art scene on a...

DATE: July 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Folk artist

DATE: July 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

The 2nd time’s a charm

Lance Mumma hasn’t lived in Durango for quite some time, but he’s leaving a legacy through his art that ensures he’ll always be a local.The Colorado Springs resident is back in the town of his...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango Arts Center offering August classes for kids

With August approaching, it’ll soon be time to start thinking about school, but kids are sure to resist. One way to ease the transition and provide some needed structure is to enroll them in art...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Artist brings zoo to Dolores

Anyone who knows Cindy Coleman or her work knows the Bayfield artist is an animal lover; she operates under the auspices of Duck Girl Art, after all.But ducks don’t quite make the cut for Coleman’s...

DATE: July 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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