- Friday, January 4, 2013, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Downtown Steamboat Springs, Steamboat Springs
■ Artists' Gallery of Steamboat, 1009 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-4744
Sandy Graves' bronze sculptures inspired by the places where the land meets the sea and Sue Gallion's original art-wear hats.
■ Colorado Group Realty, 509 Lincoln Ave., 970-875-2917
View the Bud Werner Memorial Library in a different light. Dave Labossiere's remarkable photographs uniquely capture the architectural elements of the new building.
■ Comb Goddess, 1104 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite 102, 970-871-0606
Comb Goddess features photography by Routt County native Dave Crawford. Crawford enjoys taking photos of wildlife in Routt County and Alaska.
■ Creekside Cafe & Grill, 131 11th St., 970-879-4925
Presenting Adam Strong: "My art has always been about capturing people, whether it’s their image or their attention. I strive to express the likeness and feeling of a subject in a way that people can connect to. Through enticing composition and realistic rendering, I bring 3-D subjects to life in a 2-D format."
■ Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008
Time and Texture photography by Joseph Cosby, and Layers by Paula Jo Jaconetta in the Artist Member Gallery.
■ Harwigs/L'Apogee, 911 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-1919
Expressing the Colorado landscape in ink wash and gouache works expressive of the changing moods of Colorado landscapes through gestural and static brushwork, Courtney Arden Cox effectively captures the physicality and the charm of a specific landscape using layers of ink wash in layers that speak to the personality and mood of the piece.
■ K. Saari Gallery, 700 Yampa Ave.
Mura Scrittura by Laura Wait will feature new work by the Steamboat-based artist as well as a selected group of her internationally recognized books. This new pop-up space is open through January.
■ Mangelsen-Images of Nature, 730 Lincoln Ave., 970-871-1822
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. www.mangelsen.com
■ Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, 68 Ninth St., 970-879-6830
Jeff Hall brings us on a stroll through the Yampa Valley using various photographic techniques, including hand coloring, black and white, Polaroid manipulations, image transfers, Holga photos and even some beautifully rendered digital images.
■ Sleeping Giant Gallery, 601 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-7143
Local art by nature photographer Don Tudor and weathered frames and tables by Peruvian saddlemakers.
■ Steamboat Art Museum, 807 Lincoln Ave., 970-870-1755
A retrospective of the artwork of two distinguished local artists, painter Jean Perry and sculptor Curtis Zabel. The artist’s works will be on display at the Helen Rehder Gallery in the museum. The exhibit will be open through April 13. www.steamboatartmuseum.org.
■ Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts, 837 Lincoln Ave., 970-846-5970
Representing 35 artists from representational landscapes to contemporary images in all mediums: paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry and more. Welcome new contemporary Western painter Shawndra Oliver, showcasing large-scale canvases of iconic Western themes. Complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres, www.steamboatartcenter.com
■ Steaming Bean Coffee Co., 635 South Lincoln Ave., 970-879-3393
Luke Rague's landscape and nature photography taken across Steamboat Springs as well as throughout western New York.
■ Urbane, 703 Lincoln Ave., Suite B101, 970-879-9169
Local artists Melissa and Chuck Freeman, Brian Leach and friends of Deluxe Tattoo. Opening is from 5 to 9 p.m.
■ Wild Horse Gallery, 802 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-5515
Wild Horse Gallery will feature the oil paintings of Dan Young. www.wildhorsegallery.com
■ White Pepper, 601 Lincoln Ave., 970-871-7799
Local artists with work ranging throughout all media.