First Friday Artwalk listings for July 6
July 4, 2012
Steamboat Springs — • Artists' Gallery of Steamboat
Featuring three gallery artists in SEASONS: Dancy Gould St. John and Bonnie Magee offer new oil paintings celebrating the seasonal changes of the Yampa Valley and Northwest Colorado. Denise Bohart Brown presents glass jewelry and other new directions. 1009 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-4744.
If you would like to know more about Steamboat's wood workers, iron workers, fabric artists, ceramicists, faux and real painters, concrete workers and the creative people that abound in Routt County, join artWorks for appetizers and refreshments. http://www.steamboatartworks.com. The Victoria Building, 941 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-7596.
• Body Graffix
Throughout the past five years, Grace Stamps' work has found its way into the Steamboat community. Moving away from her illustrative style, her most recent series is an exploration of obscurity through subject matter and media application. She experiments with the human form, creating ambiguous figures in indistinct settings where the viewer is only allowed a small glimpse of their reality. 837 Lincoln Ave., No. 1, 970-879-6807.
• Colorado Group Realty
Local photographer Michael Lichtenstein will be displaying his work from subjects both near and far. View landscapes, flora and fauna from his private collection, including black-and-whites. 509 Lincoln Ave., 970-875-2917.
• Creekside Cafe
Grace Cure has been inspired by the beauty of nature found in Colorado and the Southwest since living here since 1990. Displayed will be all original art, impressionistic landscapes, flower portraits and abstract work. 131 11th St., 970-879-4925.
For the month of July, Skin and Bones, a new series of oil paintings by Gregory Block: What gives something structure, and why does it matter? Can a visual image actually elicit a taste or smell? Does a rich odor make a good cheese, or does a good cheese make a rich odor? 911 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-1919.
• Mangelsen-Images of Nature
Thomas D. Mangelsen was named Conservation Photographer of the Year and is one of the most awarded nature photographers of our time. His work currently is featured on the walls of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. http://www.mangelsen.com. 730 Lincoln Ave., 871-1822.
• Off the Beaten Path
Off the Beaten Path Bookstore proudly displays small works by local artist Michelle Ideus. Michelle finds still-life art in summer transportation: colorful cruisers, vintage bikes and two-wheelers. Cameras in hand, she pedals down the streets of Steamboat Springs on a mission to bring bikes to life as art. 68 Ninth St., 970-879-6830.
• Rumor Design Studio
Discover unique metal, glass and woodwork from international sculptor David Marshall. From Los Angeles to Shanghai and Steamboat Springs, Kenneth Ober displays one-of-a-kind paintings created by using an automobile pin-stripping tool. 345 Lincoln Ave., 970-819-9721.
• Sleeping Giant Gallery
Local art by nature photographer Don Tudor, Raku stoneware and porcelain by Brown Cannon. 601 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-7143.
• Steamboat Art Museum
The 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 Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. images and recent fine art digital prints. http://www.steamboatartmuseum.org. 807 Lincoln Ave., 970-870-1755.
• Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts
Join us for the unveiling of our beautiful new gallery space. Thirty-five local artists will be exhibiting lots of new work to celebrate the move. Complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres. http://www.steamboatartcenter.com. New location at 837 Lincoln Ave., 970-846-5970.
• Steaming Bean Coffee Co.
Focused. Committed. Passionate. This is how people describe Scott Bideau, a photographer who creates images of the American landscape while also capturing the unique lifestyle found in Steamboat Springs. Borrowing the words of Imogen Cunningham, his favorite photograph is the one he’s going to take tomorrow. 635 S. Lincoln Ave., 970-879-3393.
Urbane presents a “Call for Local Artists” from 5 to 9 p.m. View multiple pieces from many different subjects and mediums from artists throughout the valley. 703 Lincoln Ave., Suite B101, 970-879-9169.
• Wild Horse Gallery
Wild Horse Gallery will feature the photography of Gregg Albracht. http://www.wildhorsegallery.com. 802 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-5515.
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