First Friday Artwalk listings for Jan. 3, 2014 |

First Friday Artwalk listings for Jan. 3, 2014

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

John Johnson's work is similar to an evolutionary sequence. Each new piece picks up attributes from the last while adding new and unique characteristics. His work displays a heavy cosmic and psychedelic influence, including the use of sacred geometry and ancient Mesoamerican symbolism. Part of his process has evolved from taking ancient imagery and combining it with traditional techniques.

All That Jazz, 601 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-4422

J.J. Southard has been involved in the industry of handblown glass since 1996. He has a background of collegiate art classes such as sculpture, painting and design and is an apprentice at the on-site studio at Sand Gallery. He continues to learn the torch and to work with the different ways to color and shape glass. Currently specializing in implosion pendants and marbles, Southard also is exploring techniques of pipemaking, artistic wine glasses and Champagne flutes and other sculptural methods.

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

The theater presents Rocky Mountain High with music by the Yampa Valley Boys as a backdrop. International portrait photographer Joseph Cosby brings together two collections, Clint and Soiree — original giclée images from the Rocky Mountain Range taken during the past 10 years.

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

Matt Graves has created a school of wooden flying fish. Denise Bohart Brown’s new work combines glass with copper and aluminum depicting oceanic sunsets and moonrises. Additional glass works by Jennifer Baker and Peg Brocker.

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

Malcolm Perkins-Smith is a Colorado native who recently graduated from Colorado College. Perkins-Smith has been exploring landscapes and abstraction through printmaking the past year, and his inspiration comes from the natural beauty of the West.

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

Judy Jones and Kate Alexander, local photographers and intrepid travelers, have gathered their photos of street food markets from across the world. The collection is a blaze of color, from Sicilian artichokes to Singapore pomegranates to French breads and cheeses. The show is a pure delight for all foodies.

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

Deluxe Tattoo will be showing the artwork of tattoo artist Mickey Schlick. He works in many mediums, creating a twist on realism.

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

Featuring new works by local artists Wendy Kowynia in mixed-media fiber; Bill Sanders in clay; Barbara Sanders in etching; and David Schaller in prints. The show presents a synchronicity of texture, pattern and color with a strong Asian influence in composition and design.

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

Featuring 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. Newly released images are now on display, and Mangelsen's newest book, "Yellowstone Wildlife," is available.

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

Steamboat Art Museum presents "The Russian Experience." Discover the world of Russian "Hidden Treasures" during the 1930s to 1980s in this private collection of paintings by artists whose works can be found in the famous Trytyakov Art Gallery and prominent Russian museums.

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

Kathryn Fresques' "Winter Shadows" will be on display through Jan. 31. Fresques' large landscape oil paintings are exquisite and capture the peace and winter language of snowy aspens and mountain views. Meet the artist during the event. Complimentary wine and snacks.

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

Urbane presents the photography of local resident Peter Arnold.

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

Wild Horse Gallery will feature new photographic images by Rod Hanna. Visit or call 970-879-5515 or 970-819-2850.

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