First Friday Artwalk listing for June 1
May 31, 2012
❱❱ Artists' Gallery of Steamboat
Featuring two gallery artists: Susan Gill Jackson and her oil paintings of the Steamboat landscape, and Adam Zabel and his oil paintings of the Steamboat area and the American West. Also featuring small works by other gallery artists. 1009 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-4744.
❱❱ Mangelsen — Images of Nature
Thomas D. Mangelsen was named Conservation Photographer of the Year and is one of the most awarded nature photographers of his time. His work is currently featured on the walls of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. http://www.mangelsen.com. 730 Lincoln Ave. 970-871-1822.
❱❱ Sleeping Giant Gallery
Local art by nature photographer Don Tudor, and Raku stoneware and porcelain by Brown Cannon. 601 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-7143.
❱❱ Steamboat Art Museum
Steamboat Art Museum presents "Rod Hanna — 50 Year Retrospective," a view through the lens of one of Steamboat's legends. This exhibit covers early black-and-white documentary and sports photography, early Ski Corp. images and recent fine art digital prints. http://www.steamboatartmuseum.org. 807 Lincoln Ave. 970-870-1755.
❱❱ Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts
Enjoy fresh, new art from 35 local artist members. Paintings, photography, mixed media and sculpture. Bring a box of used books for an upcoming July fundraiser to help support the Artist Mentoring Program for Steamboat youths. Complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres. http://www.steamboatartcenter.com. 906 Lincoln Ave. 970-846-5970.
❱❱ Wild Horse Gallery
Wild Horse Gallery features the oil paintings of Tom Lockhart. http://www.wildhorsegallery.com. 802 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-5515.
❱❱ Body Graffix
Ira Fail has lived in Denver for the past five years and is an active member at Boxcar Gallery, a local co-op on Santa Fe Drive. In his work, Fail strives to creatively simplify the imagery while including an element of abstraction. His work addresses the simple use of the color palette, at times making the work monochromatic. 837 Lincoln Ave., No. 1. 970-879-6807.
❱❱ Colorado Group Realty
Water media paintings by Deb Proper, featuring landscapes that express the beauty of Northwest Colorado with an explosion of color. The artist approaches each piece as a grand puzzle, interpreting the shapes, elements and colors of our gorgeous surroundings into a celebration of joy. 509 Lincoln Ave. 970-875-2917.
❱❱ Creekside Cafe & Grill
"Good Enough to Eat…" is a new collection of fun and colorful heavy impasto acrylic paintings by local artist Cherie Duty. Always nature inspired, Cherie loves to bring whimsical color and frosting-like texture to the table. 131 11th St. 970-879-4925.
A young artist living and working in Steamboat, Kelli Poole studied fine art at the College of Visual Arts in St. Paul, Minn. Surrounded by the wildlife of the Rocky Mountains, she takes traditional animal portraiture and invites contemporary dialogue by employing a bold color palette and strong mark-making technique. 911 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-1919.
❱❱ Off the Beaten Path Bookstore
Featuring "Jill Bergman: Short Stories." Jill's artwork is closely tied to language and books. Combining a love of printmaking, reading, writing and imagination into playful illustrations and inspired by stories, her finished linocut illustrations are bright and whimsical. Each one tells a piece of a story. 68 Ninth St. 970-879-6830.
❱❱ Rumor Design Studio
First Friday Artwalk's new must-see venue features Kenneth Ober's one-of-a-kind paintings, created with an automobile pin-striping tool; plus David Marshall's unique metal, glass and woodwork sculptures straight from his workshop in Hahn's Peak. Enjoy art and petit cupcakes. 345 Lincoln Ave. 970-819-9721.
❱❱ Steaming Bean Coffee Co.
From his involvement in the Sept. 11, 2011, rescue efforts in both New York and Washington, D.C., to his life experiences growing up in the streets of New York, Big Poppa's experiences have shaped his perspective and informed the way he sees the world. Big's photography reflects those life experiences both beautiful and tragic. The Rotary Club also is hosting a fundraising event selling student art work to raise funds to buy ShelterBoxes. 635 S. Lincoln Ave. 970-879-3393.
Urbane presents the photography of local backcountry enthusiast Kevin Olsen. 703 Lincoln Ave., Suite B101. 970-879-9169.