• Telluride Arts/Library: Fortier Paintings

    2 weeks ago.

    The new exhibit in the Wilkinson Public Library stairwell features Western desert landscapes by local painter Clarissa Fortier. The collection reflects the artist’s ongoing love affair with these vistas. Having lived in New York City her entire life, Fortier was immediately captivated…

  • Ah Haa Moment: 5th Annual BRAvo Invitational

    2 weeks ago.

    Some things are just too good to be kept secret – such as an undergarment decorated like a disco ball, or a brassiere covered with candy. Or the most racy, fun-raiser of the year: Ah Haa's BRAvo Show, where local gentlemen (firefighters,…

  • October Art Walk: Highlights

    3 weeks ago.

    Watercolors by Woodward Payne. Oil paintings by Robert Weatherford, Mark English, Bernie Fuchs and Julee Hutchison. Pastels by Bruce Gomez. The work celebrates the golden hues of local fall landscapes. The magic realism of sculptor Julie McNair lends insight into the human condition with the passing of…

  • His Camera Takes Us To The World 'We Must Preserve'

    4 weeks ago.

    Rena Silverman, met up with the photographer Sebastiao Salgado, in New York City on Thursday and conducted a very interesting interview  with the man about his work and new exhibit; (published in NPR's Goats & Soda Blog). They're silvery and…

  • Female Photographer Imagines Her Life with Dozens of Different Partners in ‘Self Portraits with Men’

    1 month ago.

    Jenna Garrett, Feature Shoot's Editor as well as a visual artist and photographer, shares "Self Portraits with Men" by photographer Dita Pepe. Who do you want to be? Or, more accurately, who could you have been? Czech photographer Dita Pepe…

  • TIO Denver: Jenny Morgan at PLUS Gallery

    1 month ago.

    "Adding something fresh and necessary to the genre of portraiture may seem impossible, but in that realm, Jenny Morgan is crushing it. Don't label her paintings figurative or photoreal. Her extraordinary skills for rendering the human figure are besides the…

  • Telluride Arts’ Art Walk, September 4 Hilites

    1 month ago.

    In the second decade of the 20th century old-fashioned realism made way for abstraction, which became the Holy Grail of modern art. Cezanne and Cubism were two of the triggers that motivated painters and sculptors to stop copying what is and instead find the…

  • Ah Haa’s Painting School This Fall

    1 month ago.

    Inspiring creativity on the deepest level When Robert Weatherford, board member and director of the center’s Telluride Painting School, Ah Haa School for the Arts, talks about painting, he doesn’t speak about technical skills. Instead the emphasis  is on the important journey that…

  • Telluride Arts: Art Walk Highlites, August

    2 months ago.

    No doubt the two featured artists at Arroyo, 220 East Colorado, Alberto Murillo and Chriss Crossen, owe a debt to artists such as Helen Frankenthaler, Ken Noland, Morris Louis, who were among the superstar Color Field painters of the 1960s.…

  • Ah Haa Moment: 5-Day Art & Writing Retreat for Women

    2 months ago.

    Immersion guided by artist Brucie Holler & Word Woman Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer Artist Brucie Holler is an abstract painter whose work deepens our understanding of the wonders of nature not by literally representing the thing itself, but the emotions underlying…

  • Telluride Arts: “Anthropomorphism,” Katy Parnello, 8/1/2014

    2 months ago.

    Telluride Arts’ Gallery 81435 features artist/choreographer Katy Parnello in “Anthropomorphism,” an exhibit and live performance Join Telluride Arts for a closing party and live performance as part of Katy Parnello’s exhibit, Anthropomorphism. The event takes place at Gallery 81435 (across…

  • Soggy Dog at The Peaks: Paint Your Pet Party

    2 months ago.

    Animals have inspired artists since the first cave paintings of deer and bison — and pet cats, dogs, birds, furry things in general continue to aid creativity with their beauty, humor, companionship, and overall cuteness. Want to, ahem, unleash your inner David Hockney,…

  • Telluride Hot Shot Photo Winners

    3 months ago.

    The 2014 Telluride July 4th parade was over, the streets cleaned and the camp chairs that decorated both sides of Colorado Avenue were removed. Saturday afternoon the appointed judges of the Hot Shot Photo Contest, Stu, Scott, Erica Judy, Anna…

  • Art Walk: Lustre Gallery Features Zoltan

    3 months ago.

    “I want to make this moment worthy of your attention; something unique, something honest," Zoltan. Telluride Arts’ First Thursday Art Walk celebrates the bounty of the Telluride Creative District. It is a meet-and-greet for locals and visitors alike, when venues…

  • 5th Annual Telluride Hot Shot

    3 months ago.

    "Many of our past winners have submitted photos from their cell phones--there are so many chances to get a good picture on July 4th,” said event founder Katrine Formby. Daniel Tucker founded Telluride’s Ah Haa School for the Arts in…

  • SAF presents Telluride Plein Air

    3 months ago.

    Eugene Boudin was one of the more adventurous 19th-century painters, known primary for his beach scenes and seascapes of northern France, and luminous skies. When Boudin taught his young student, Claude Monet, the importance of painting a scene directly from…