Arts Calendar


Art Events

The opening reception for "New Landscapes" by Mark Nelson is from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Mad Creek Gallery, 811 Lincoln Ave. The show will be on display through Jan. 1. Call 875-1301.

Unveiling ceremony for a new sculpture by artist Aharon Bezalel in memory of Landon Sawyer is at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Lowell Whiteman School, 42605 Routt County Road 36. Call 870-1350.

Art Opportunities

Camera crews from the TV show "Exploration with Richard Weiss" will be filming in Steamboat Springs in January. They plan to do an educational program about snow. The segment before it is an educational piece about sharks, and the show's producers want a local artist to create a large shark jaw made out of snow to segue from one piece to the next. The sculpture must be completed in the first week of January in a snowy location to be determined. Artists interested in this project should call Riley Polumbus at 879-0882 ext. 207.

Artists are invited to submit work for the first "January Thaw Art Exhibit" scheduled Jan. 27 to 31 in the Orange Peel Bicycle Velodome, 1136 Yampa Ave. Artwork may be any medium (including large outdoor work and video) but must somehow involve "oranges, bicycles, the color orange or all three." There is a $10 entry fee per person for as many as three pieces. A portion of every fee will be donated to Bikes Not Bombs, a nonprofit organization working for alternative transportation and community development. Artwork is due at the venue Jan. 24. For more information, call 879-2957 or e-mail


"Interpretation: New works by Patricia Branstead" is on display at the Comb Goddess, in the Old West Building on 11th Street. Call 871-0606.

"Beyond Fibers: New Forms" is on display through Jan. 17 at the Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St. Call 879-9008.

"Shadows in Fabric: A figure study" photography by Ken Proper is on display through Jan. 17 in the Small Works Gallery at the Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St. Call 879-9008.

Modern art by Bill Mack, Bill Toma and Randy Cooper is on display at the TEI Fine Art Gallery through Dec. 31. The exhibit also includes GAIL's sculptures of Western women and surreal equine paintings and prints by Robin Caspari. TEI Fine Art Gallery is located in Torian Plum Plaza. Call 879-2240.

The exhibit on display at Studio Gallery 27 features work by local and national artists: Julie Anderson, Beth Banning, Diane Cionni, Julia Corbett, Max Damore, R.C. Dieckhoff, Michael Conrad, Doron Fishman, Wallace Garrison, Jeffrey Hall, Charley Hart, Michele Ideus, George Krawzoff, Lisa Lala, Janice Lawrence, Connie Norman, Chris Oar, Susan Schiesser, Keri Searls, Susan Thompson, Patricia Walsh, Rob Williams and Jan Willman. Studio Gallery 27 is located in Ski Time Square next to The Tugboat Grill and Pub. Call 879-6114.

Oil paintings by Tom Lockhart and sculptures by Gary Price are on display through January at the Wild Horse Gallery in the Sheraton Steamboat Resort, which is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. Call 879-7660.

Artwork by local artist Phil Wright is on display in the lobby of Alpine Bank, 1901 Pine Grove Road. Call 871-1901.

Solarized montage photography by Dee Lambert at the Artisan's Market, 626 Lincoln Ave. Call 879-7512.

Plein air paintings by Jim McBrayer, Phil Wright, Zanobia, Suzy Holloran, Susan Schiesser and R.C. Dieckhoff are displayed as part of the M.O.R.E. Art Site Project at the Hahn's Peak Inn, 61723 Routt County Road 129, Hahn's Peak. Call 870-6507.

Southwestern-style handmade jewelry, made of turquoise, corral and sterling silver, is on display at Bear Valley Trading Post and Boot Repair, 116 1/2 Eighth St. in the alley behind The Shack. Call 879-3573.

"Crafting the Earth: Masterpieces from the Richard Pleasant Collection of Native American Art" is at the Tread of Pioneers Museum, 800 Oak St. The museum is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call 879-2214.

Commercial and fine art photography by Kim Keith can be viewed by appointment at her studio in the Copper Ridge Business Park, Suite 204. Call 846-3680.

Cartoons by Aimee Kimmey and photography by Paula Jo Steele and Judy Jones is at Mona's Art to Go, 2851 Riverside Plaza, No. 14. Call 870-3400.

New photography by Don Tudor is at the Sleeping Giant Gallery, 624 Lincoln Ave. Call 879-7143.

Photography by Jim Steinberg is available at the Portfolio Collection, 1016 Oak St. Gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and noon to 6 p.m. weekends. Call 879-3718.

Photographs by Thomas D. Mangelsen are at Images of Nature, 730 Lincoln Ave. Call 871-1822.

Artist R.C. Dieckhoff's paintings of Steamboat are available for viewing by appointment. Call 870-8068.

Work by Zanobia is at Abracadabra Gallery, 2135 Burgess Creek Road, Suite 302, in the Ski Country Building. Call 871-8000.

Mountain Traditions, featuring limited-edition, signed and numbered artwork from artists such as Martin Grelle, G. Harvey, Nancy Glazier and Mark Hopkins, is in the Franklin Mall, 833 Lincoln Ave. Call 870-7976.

Photography by Warren Miller, Ray Atkeson, Mark Moore and Scott Kindt is available exclusively at Steamboat Art Company, at Ninth Street and Lincoln Avenue. It is open from 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.


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