Steamboat Springs ARTISTS’ GALLERY OF STEAMBOAT — 1009 Lincoln Ave., 879-4744
Featuring 28 local artists in an all gallery show: oil, acrylic, watercolor paintings, bronze and mineral sculptures, ceramics, fused glass, photography and fiber. Appetizers will be served.
IMAGES OF NATURE — 730 Lincoln Ave., 871-1822
Thomas D. Mangelsen is recognized as one of the world’s premier nature photographers. New offerings include the warm glow, richness and texture of the Giclee Canvas and our frameless museum mounted image for contemporary design.
K.SAARI GALLERY —1025 Lincoln Ave., 870-0188
K. Saari hosts a First Friday show and will continue the Three Person Show with brand new work by Monroe Hodder, Susan Hover Oehme and Laura Wait. The show will continue through October.
SLEEPING GIANT GALLERY — 601 Lincoln Ave., 879-7143
Local art by nature photographer Don Tudor and Raku stoneware by Brown Cannon. Come see the picture and mirror frames as well as leather furniture by Peruvian saddle makers.
STEAMBOAT ART MUSEUM — 807 Lincoln Ave., 870-1755
The Steamboat Art Museum hosts its “David Taylor Quilts Exhibit” through Oct. 17. If you have not yet seen David’s incredible quilts, do not miss the opportunity to visit the museum during First Friday Art Walk. Refreshments will be served.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS ARTS COUNCIL AT DEPOT ART CENTER — 1001 13th St. 879-9008
In collaboration with K. Saari Gallery, SSAC will be hosting visiting contemporary artist Ann B. Murphy, who lives in works in Brooklyn, N.Y. Curated by Kimberly Saari, the show will feature gouache works on paper and an immersive video installation.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS CENTER FOR VISUAL ARTS — 906 Lincoln Ave., 846-5970
Eighty local gallery artists showcase new work in all mediums and styles, traditional to abstract paintings, photography, mixed media and sculpture. Featuring Steamboat favorite Lance Whitner, whose mastery of texture, pattern and color merge to create her signature style in paintings of abstract horses nestled in natural world. Wine and appetizers to be served.
WILD HORSE GALLERY — 802 Lincoln Ave., 879-5515/879-7660
Wild Horse Gallery features fall foliage works by its gallery artists. Stop by to see how they have captured this special time of year. www.wildhorsegallery.com.
AZTECA TAQUERIA — 116 Ninth St., behind Lyon Drug Store, 870-9980
Suzy Pattillo was born and raised in Yonkers, N.Y., and attended Pratt/Phoenix School of Design. She has been drawing and painting since childhood and displays paintings, drawings, pastel and photography at the Center for Visual Arts. Winner of two grand champion awards at the Routt County Fair.
CHOCOLATE SOUP — 737 Lincoln Ave., 870-0225
New work by John Mingo, who originally formed his surreal class of art in Vancouver, B.C., in the 1970s and ‘80s. Mediums include acrylics, air brush, graphite, composite sculpture and welded antique metal objects.
COMB GODDESS — 1104 Lincoln Ave., on 11th St., 871-0606
Comb Goddess is featuring photographic work by Jim Gmeiner. Light refreshments will be served.
CREEKSIDE CAFE & GRILL — 131 11th St., 879-4925
With digital manipulations Steamboat wildlife photographer Judy Jones creates horses, Western scenes and the famous Steamboat Barn on canvas with watercolors, oils and acrylics. Judy is a co-owner of the Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat.
COLORADO GROUP REALTY — 509 Lincoln Ave., 870-8800
Refreshments and a presentation of local contemporary art.
EAST WEST FRAME SHOP — In the alley at Eighth and Oak streets, 879-5225
Michelle opens the show with “New Works on Canvas”, featuring photographic and abstract images. Beautiful pigment mixed with hot wax create “Encaustics,” a collection of new work by Cherie Duty. Also included tonight are Cherie’s fun and funky gemstone and wire-wrapped jewelry and her popular “Sculpted Painting.” Enjoy refreshments and visit with the artists.
HARWIG’S/LAPOGEE — 911 Lincoln Ave., 879-1919
Local artist Gregory Block displays selections from two recent series that merge still life and mathematics, creating a striking and uniquely contemporary viewing experience.
HIGH MOUNTAIN SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY — 708 Lincoln Ave., 879-8101
Featuring new colorful silk paintings by local artist Tinker Tiffany. Her work was inspired from nights spent outdoors under moon and stars, whether it was in the desert or mountains. Celestial features such as the Milky Way, shooting stars and blue moons are paired with playfully portrayed animals and even a haunted cabin. Refreshments.
OFF THE BEATEN PATH BOOKSTORE— 68 Ninth St., 879-6830
Photographer Rory Clow was born and raised in Steamboat Springs, and grew up with a love for the outdoors and nature. She finished two degrees from the University of Colorado in 2008; one in Studio Arts and another in Journalism, both with emphases in Photography. Her background in Journalism Photography has emphasized Rory’s work. Rory’s active lifestyle and passion for travel in the outdoors allows her to be around wildlife in its natural habitat.
OLYMPIAN REALTY — 610 Marketplace Plaza, Suite 100, 879-8100
A reception featuring local artwork, with refreshments.
SPILL THE BEANS — 1051 13th St., 879 7846
Featuring the uniquely varied and unexpected abstract works on canvas of local artist Jan Maret Willman and the realistic watercolor landscapes of artist and musician Teri Rose. Listen to the harp music of Teri Rose and enjoy complimentary coffee and pastries.
VERTICAL ARTS OFFICE AND GALLERY — 690 Marketplace Plaza, Suite 1, 871-0056
Based out of the Chicago area, Hillary Weber’s new paintings and photography were developed during the hours she spent on her morning commute over the industrial Stevenson Expressway (I-55). Come be the first to see her “abstract” interpretations of this urban landscape. Drinks and light hors d’oeuvres will be served.
URBANE — 703 Lincoln Ave., Suite B101, 879-9169
URBANE presents the Artwork of Andy Morgan and music by DJ Chris Freese. There will be art, music and refreshments from 5 to 9 p.m.