First Friday Artwalk listings for Aug. 1, 2014 |

First Friday Artwalk listings for Aug. 1, 2014

9th Street Tattoo Studio, 111 Ninth St., 970-367-3136

John Piret, local artist and banker, presents: "A Bold Portrait of Dementia." Through a lively smattering of acrylic paints on large-scale textured canvasses, he attempts to portray his slightly darker abstract interpretation of life's and society's random affects.

Chief Theater, 813 Lincoln Ave., 720-425-0522

Glenna Clark-Olmsted, longtime local, paints brilliantly colored oil, watercolor and acrylic bought by clients around the world. Her paintings also have been inspired by her travels around the world. She spent spring 2014 in Bali where she painted and studied with a regionally renowned artist.

Circle 7 Fine Art, 1009 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-4744

Circle Seven Fine Art presents Sue Gallion's new fiber artwork. Titled, “A Primitive Art Turned Modern”, beautiful, vibrant colors with a modern twist; Dana Lee Stoner new photographs processed in some of the latest photographic methods. Finalists from the 2014 Steamboat Art Competition will also be featured.

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Colorado Group Realty, 509 Lincoln Ave., 970-875-2917

Colorado Group Realty presents one of our own, Kevin Dietrich, an owner-broker at Colorado Group Realty and owner of K Dietrich Studios. Kevin's wildlife and landscape photography features images from Alaska to New York.

Creekside Cafe & Grill, 131 11th St., 970-879-4925

Deb Babcock is our featured artist this month. Her colorful, contemporary ceramic art will be on display, as will original watercolor paintings she has created. These abstract watercolor landscapes are loaded with color and movement and evoke imagery from throughout the Yampa Valley.

Deluxe Tattoo, 837 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-1243

Deluxe Tattoo will be showing the paintings of 19-year-old Anna Marire Jones. Her grandfather, dad, friends and AP art teacher have been huge supporters of her still developing artwork.

Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008

Unveiling of finalists in ArtSteamboat $10,000 Art Prize. Pick your favorite piece from contemporary works by CVA’s very own finalists Cherie Duty, Kathryn Fresques, Jan Maret Willman, plus works by regional finalists Ellie Gould, Tom Hebert, Monroe Hodder, Marilyn Schutzky, Ruth Soller, and Jo Toye. Pre-purchase options available. Complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres.

Douglas Kenyon Collection, 435 Lincoln Ave., 970-629-9999

After producing many Curt Tone images of American Indians in the beginning of the 20th century, Edward Curtis developed his own variation: "Curt-tone." The Douglas Kenyon Collection has created, through modern technology, a way to replicate these Curt Tones with the same luminosity Curtis himself had achieved.

Harwigs/L’Apogee, 911 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-1919

This exhibition of Fred Hodder's photographs shows his recent New York urban montages incorporating multiple images of urban scenes. In the upper gallery, there are dramatic panoramas of Colorado mountain vistas. Fred resides in Manhattan and is a part-time resident in Steamboat.

Images of Nature Gallery, 730 Lincoln Ave., 970-871-1822

The work of legendary nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen. Mangelsen has traveled throughout the natural world for more than 40 years documenting and photographing the Earth’s last great wild places. Introducing Tom’s newest book, “The Last Great Wild Places: Forty Years of Wildlife Photography.” 

Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue, 970-879-3773

Poetic Romanticism: Artists Kathy Fresques and Susan Schiesser exhibit previews of upcoming shows. Every painting tells a story and even the most abstract are waiting for you to view and write your own script. Observe, engage and enjoy.

Schmiggity’s, 821 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-4100

Since 2012, the Smoke N Bones has grown to a five-piece and has performed all over New Orleans and across the United States. Boasting some of the best talent in the Big Easy and an undeniably “classic” soul sound, Smoke N Bones stands out as a fresh voice in a music scene rich with history and tradition. The band will be performing a more laid back performance at Schmiggity’s for this month’s First Friday Artwalk.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 846 Oak St., 970-879-0925

Come and see how local artists express and describe their Sacred Art. This month we are featuring the artwork of the late Mike Tait. Wine and appetizers will be offered while people admire this collection in the unique architectural setting.

Steamboat Art Museum, 807 Lincoln Ave., 970-870-1755

The Steamboat Art Museum will showcase the "Birds in Art" exhibition, which is organized annually by the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin. This wonderful exhibition features fresh artistic takes on avian marvels by some of the world's most talented artists

Steamboat Mountain School, 75 Fifth St., 970-879-1350

Featuring Hans Brunk's work in “Through the Lens” with landscape and abstract photography. A 2014 graduate, this 17-year-old completed an independent photography course designed by the Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts, taught by Karen Gordon Schulman, with post production by Joel Schulman, PhotoGraphics Arts.

Steamboat Springs Center For Visual Arts, 837 Lincoln Ave., 970-846-5970

The gallery is packed with new work from more than 30 local artist members in all mediums. Bobbi Vischi will unveil her stunning fused glass vessels and functional pieces as seen in Luxe Magazine. Linda Faul will delight us with colorful abstract roosters, and Sally Rawlings will offer her watercolor paintings of local landscapes. Complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Urbane, 703 Lincoln Ave., Suite B101, 970-879-9169

Urbane presents Peter Lowell, aka “The Plow." The Plow is a Frisco artist that is heavily influenced by the skate and snowboard scenes. This show features a variety of wood burned pieces as well as acrylics on canvas.

Wild Horse Gallery, 802 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-5515

Wild Horse Gallery will feature the graphite drawings of Karmel Timmons and oil paintings by David Harms.

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