Art

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    Larry Day: thriving in the chaos

    Larry Day is a jack of all artistic trades and a master of many. A cartoonist, painter, children’s book illustrator, advertising storyboard designer, technical illustrator and arcade game creative designer. Now he can add another title to the list — Carbondale Mountain Fair poster/t-shirt design winner, on theread more →

  • Meet the Artist: James Mason

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    Meet local artist James Mason virtually on Zoom. Mason created the art installation currently on display inside the Carbondale Branch Library. Everyone is invited to chat with him about the creation of his 55 pound metal damselfly sculpture, “Amalie’s Gift.”

    Join the discussion via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81828461859?pwd=cnRvQW5jaytPMC9HekxRWlZOcHBmZz09

    Friday, June 4

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    2021 sees a fresh round of Art Around Town

    What’s that “bioluminescent water nymph” doing in Carbondale? “Mahina”, a name meaning “moonlight” in Hawaiian, is one of two sculptures on loan by Fruita-artist Pavia Justinian.

    Notice any other eye-catching pieces? If not, keep looking. “Matelasse” by Denver-artist Reven Swanson is a twisting yellow ribbon inspired by traditional… read more →

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    Artist Tracey Harris settles in Marble

    Here is something most non-artists don’t know and many artists can only dream about: when an artist starts doing solo shows, galleries take notice and sometimes contact them to join a roster, rather than the artist contacting the gallery.

    That’s what happened to Marble artist Traceyread more →

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    RFHS art show returns May 10-12

    Last year saw the Roaring Fork High School (RFHS) annual student art show canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The tradition has returned this year with the show featuring artwork from over 100 students.

    From Monday, May 10, through Wednesday, May 12, the show displays work created throughout… read more →

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    Glassblowing at CRMS refined by expertise

    By Will Sardinsky

    José Chardiet glances through purple tinted glasses, checking on the molten-orange blob of viscous glass dangling off a metal rod. The blob twirls in sync as his lean arms push and pull. Studio assistant Martin Gerdin gathers more glass on another metal rod, movingread more →

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    Nas Nuvens-Perspectives of Two Closing Reception

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    Join us outside under the CCC Tent for the closing reception of “Nas Nuvens – Perspectives of Two” by Louise Deroualle & Molly Peacock. Swing by to hear the artist speak about their works and enjoy light refreshments. This exhibition showcases the artists’ current ceramic bodies of work and highlights…

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    Nas Nuvens - Perspectives of Two Exhibition

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    Carbondale Clay Center (CCC) is excited to announce our April exhibition, Nas Nuvens – Perspectives of Two by Roaring Fork Valley locals, Louise Deroualle & Molly Peacock. This exhibition showcases the artists’ current ceramic bodies of work and highlights how each artist found solace to this past year’s isolation in…

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    Seeking Higher Ground: In praise of nurses

    I didn’t plan to spend extended periods with nurses in the year of COVID-19. But after three eye surgeries gave me an up-close and personal view, I came away convinced that nursing must be a “calling,” something akin to ministry.
    These days, cataract surgery is almost routine (or was… read more →

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    Complexities: From Surface to Form Exhibition

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    Complexities: From Surface to Form is a group exhibition that celebrates national ceramic artists who are exploring clay through the lens of complex decoration and forms. This exhibition will be on display at the CCC Gallery from February 6th through March 27th and available on CCC’s New Online Shop. Participating…