First Friday Artwalk listings for Feb. 7, 2014 | SteamboatToday.com

First Friday Artwalk listings for Feb. 7, 2014

9th Street Tattoo Studio, 111 Ninth St., 970-367-3136

Melinda Kern is a British artist based in Denver. Her work not only focuses on the figure and the layers that lie between image and personality, but also in her newer work, attempts to dissect the interface between humans and the environment. Urban landscapes are at the heart of the composition to depict the ever-growing demand for development and new constructs.

Chief Theater, 813 Lincoln Ave., 720-425-0522

Sally M. Rawlings began her watercolor painting career in Steamboat Springs in the 1970s. Some of her paintings were exhibited at the Chief in 1986. Sally is back with a show of original paintings of snow scenes, many of places Steamboat locals and visitors know and love. She also has giclee prints and note cards for sale and will draw a winning name from the Viewers' Choice box.

Circle 7 Fine Art, 1009 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-4744

The gallery will feature two artists in “A River Runs Through It" — Bonnie McGee oil paintings of rivers throughout the West and Sandy P. Graves will feature a river of brown trout cast in bronze.

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Colorado Group Realty, 509 Lincoln Ave., 970-875-2917

Kevin Dietrich presents his wildlife photography featuring images from Alaska to New York. His focus on wildlife has led him on many adventures including close encounters with grizzly bears, wolves and moose. His latest trips to Alaska and California in search of bears and bobcats will be featured for February/March 2014.

Creekside Cafe & Grill, 131 11th St., 970-879-4925

Melissa Yokota's "Old to New" exhibit will be featured. This solid wood up-cycled cabinet has been made into a one-of–a–kind Chalkboard. All boards are made from 100 percent recycled material. Custom boards are offered per request.

Comb Goddess, 1104 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite 102, 970-871-0606

Featuring figurative works by representational artist Michelle Brewster. Named as one of the leading female artists by Southwest Art Magazine, Brewster showcases her passion for color in this vibrant collection of oil paintings.

Deluxe Tattoo, 837 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-1243

Savannah McKendrick is a senior at Steamboat Springs High School. She hopes to take her passion for photography and make it her career some day. She will be showing her past year’s work at Deluxe Tattoo.

Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008

Palettes: A Taste of the Arts is a new art exhibition that engages all five senses, curated by Gregory Block. Play with your art, taste it, hear it, touch it, smell it, see it.

Douglas Kenyon Collection, 435 Lincoln Ave., 970-629-9999

After producing many Curt Tone images of American Indians in the beginning of the twentieth century, Edward Curtis developed his own variation — "Curt-tone." The Douglas Kenyon Collection has created, through modern technology, a way to archival replicate these Curt Tones with the same luminosity Curtis himself had achieved.

Harwigs/L’Apogee, 911 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-1919

Patsy Stewart's artistic journey always has been unfolding — curious, exploring and forever outside. "All styles of art are interesting to me. Combining and mixing images, I always discover something new. The different results, flexibility and restrictions of a variety of materials are engaging to me. By not limiting, I open my creative eye to new ideas."

Images of Nature Gallery, 730 Lincoln Ave., 970-871-1822

The work of legendary nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen. Mangelsen has traveled throughout the natural world for more than 40 years documenting and photographing the Earth’s last great wild places. Newly released images now are on display and his newest book "Yellowstone Wildlife."

Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue, 970-879-3773

Mahogany Ridge presents an otherworldly collection of mixed media works on silk and canvas by Tinker Tiffany. Delicate paintings evoking a sense of the cosmos, she employs luscious soft color with splashes of vivid patterns, stirring primal images of deep space and the untold distant universe.

Steamboat Art Museum, 807 Lincoln Ave., 970-870-1755

"The Russia Experience." Discover the fascinating world of Russian "Hidden Treasures" during the 1930s to 1980s in this private collection of paintings by Vasin, Lomakin, Sychkov, Gulyayev, Shevandronvoa and others, whose works can be found in the Trytyakov Art Gallery and prominent Russian museums.

Steamboat Springs Center For Visual Arts, 837 Lincoln Ave., 970-846-5970

Jim Gmeiner's “Medley of Images and Media” — a special exhibition of unique photographs that push the creative boundaries of what is real and imagined. Gmeiner’s work of the natural world, from representational to abstract, will change your perspective on photography. Offering the best in local art showcasing 35 artists. http://www.steamboatartcenter.com.

Urbane, 703 Lincoln Ave., Suite B101, 970-879-9169

Urbane presents Colorado native Kevin Weinreich, also known as Someday K. His love for color, detail and hip-hop show in his works displayed. Someday K has as a soft spot for nature, love and the exploration of the minds creativity.

Wild Horse Gallery, 802 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-5515

Wild Horse Gallery will feature local artist, Chula Beauregard. Stop by to see her Winter Carnival paintings. For more information, call 970-819-2850 or http://www.wildhorsegallery.com.