- Friday, December 7, 2012, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Downtown Steamboat Springs, Steamboat Springs
Steamboat Springs ■ Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat, 1009 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-4744
Dana Lee Stoner photographs two of the American West's great animals: the horse and the bison. Leo Atkinson features his mineral and fossil sculptures, including a new series of smaller sculptures created in collaboration with his daughter, Siara.
■ Colorado Group Realty, 509 Lincoln Ave., 970-875-2917
Christie Ginanni Stepan, of Fancy Ink Press, will be showing a selection of letterpress printed goods and limited edition etchings. In addition to her works on paper, the display will feature the debut of her 2012 holiday letterpress greeting cards.
■ Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008
MiJíKa: a filter that creatively interprets reality. The Steamboat Springs Arts Council presents a group exhibition of Michelle Ideus, Jill Bergman and Karen Schulman.
■ Harwigs/L’Apogee, 911 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-1919
Harwigs presents new works in oil by local painter Pat Walsh. The show is titled "My Left Hand" and represents the vistas of the Yampa Valley, the Yampa River and downtown Steamboat created under a set of unusual circumstances.
■ Mangelsen-Images of Nature, 730 Lincoln Ave., 970-871-1822
Legendary nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen was named Conservation Photographer of the Year and is one of the most awarded photographers of our time. His work is featured at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and in Nature's Best Magazine.
■ Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, 68 Ninth St., 970-879-6830
Off the Beaten Path will feature Wendy Kowynia's "Paper House," pictures crafted of knotted paper yarn and journals made of hand-woven paper.
■ Rumor Design Studio, 345 Lincoln Ave., 970-819-9721
Rumor Design Studio features the colorful, abstract work and sculptures of Jan Marét Willman, contemporary landscapes by Jeanne Dunn, meditative works in metallic and acrylic by Kenneth Ober and a side of delicately carved wooden orbs by Jeffery Simon, of Whitewood Designs. Mini cupcakes will be served.
■ Steamboat Art Museum, 807 Lincoln Ave., 970-870-1755
The Steamboat Art Museum is very proud to present the American Watercolor Society’s 145th International Exhibition-2012. The museum is one of a small number of select venues to show the exhibit as it makes its way across the country, highlighting the best works and award winners of 2012. On display through Dec. 18.
■ Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts, 837 Lincoln Ave., 970-846-5970
The Center for Visual Arts unveils a full slate of 35 artist members for the 2013 season. Welcome back all your favorite artists and feast your eyes on fresh work by new members, including painter Tedi Jensen, painter Jennifer Lynn Haskett, printmaker Anna Lee Lipman and painter Tracy Riser. Complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres. www.steamboatartcenter.com.
■ Steaming Bean Coffee Co., 635 S. Lincoln Ave., 970-879-3393
Ashley Paul is a graphic designer, photographer and snowboarder best known for her unique style of drawing, bold use of color and interesting nickname, Shitz. Her husband, Tom, of TLP Creations, builds frames for all of the photographs printed. The frames are made of recycled Wyoming snow fence.
■ Urbane, 703 Lincoln Ave., Suite B101, 970-879-9169
Urbane presents Colorado artists Kelli Poole, Veronika Khanisenko and Harrison Nealey. Mediums range from oil on wood panels to works on skateboards.
■ Wild Horse Gallery, 802 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-5515
Wild Horse Gallery will feature its “Holiday Gift Show,” highlighting gift ideas from all of the gallery artists. www.wildhorsegallery.com.