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Jay Dougan


A 3D PRODUCTION A presentation of new works using digital and handmade techniques by Jay Dougan. November 3 - December 23 Opening Reception: Thursday, November 3, 5-7pm The Friends of the Art Library is excited to present a solo exhibition of work by Durango-based artist, Jay Dougan. Jay Dougan is originally from Southwest Michigan, [...]

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Picture Perfect : Contrarian Voices in Photography


James Cammack, Snowdown Elephant 2014 Picture Perfect : Contrarian Voices in Photography Curated by Arista Slater-Sandoval October 21-November 19, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, October 21 from 5-7pm Artist Lecture, Chip Thomas: Friday, November 11 at 6pm in the Barbara Conrad Gallery Exhibiting Artists: James Cammack Doug Gonzalez Minna Jain Brett Masse Arista Slater-Sandoval Chip Thomas Sara [...]

Picture Perfect : Contrarian Voices in Photography2017-10-11T23:20:57+00:00

For Art’s Sake


FOR ART'S SAKE A Fine Art Sale Benefiting the Durango Arts Center Preview Sale Friday, September 30, 5–7pm $20 Entry // includes premiere selection of art for purchase, wine & beer reception. Public Sale Saturday, October 1, 8am–1pm Durango Arts Center Theater 802 E. 2nd Ave, Durango, CO 81301 [...]

For Art’s Sake2017-10-11T23:20:57+00:00

Jane Steele


Jane Steele Journeys: Prairies, Plateaus, and Peaks September 2 - October 30 Opening Reception : September 2, 5–7pm The Art Library at DAC A mixed media compilation of intuitive landscapes and impressions from nature. Jane Steele has resided in Durango since 2001 when she arrived with her husband and children. Jane’s background includes a BFA [...]

Jane Steele2017-10-11T23:20:57+00:00

Under Pressure


Under Pressure: The Art of the Hand-Pulled Print April 22–May 19 Opening Reception: Friday, April 22, 5–7pm This exhibit explores various fine art printmaking methods, from the oldest known technique of relief printing, to intaglio, planographic and contemporary processes. Curated by Maureen May, this exhibit features work of 26 artists who dwell in the [...]

Under Pressure2017-10-11T23:20:58+00:00

40th Annual Juried Exhibit


40th Annual Juried Art Exhibit Juried by Holly Roberts May 27 – June 25, 2016 Opening Reception : Friday, May 27 from 5–7pm Closing Reception : Thursday, June 23 from 5–7pm Artists | Call for Entries  This annual competition is open to all artists working in any traditional or contemporary 2D and 3D media except film. [...]

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Plein Air


Bill Cramer, Bridge to Forever; oil, plein air, 15x30, 2014. 2016 Juried Plein Air Exhibit "An Artist's Vision of Reality" Juried by Dr. Don Cooke July 1 – August 6, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, July 1 from 5–7pm Artwork Pick-Up: Monday, August 8, 10 am - 12 pm Exhibit Sponsored By [...]

Plein Air2017-10-11T23:20:58+00:00

Laurie Archer


The Thread A collection of solar plate etchings by Santa Fe artist Laurie Archer May 5–June 25 Opening Reception: Thursday, May 5, 5–7pm Artist Lecture:  Thursday, May 5, 7pm FREE Closing Reception:  Thursday, June 23, 5–7pm About the Artist Laurie Archer earned a BFA in Fine Arts from Colorado College.  She is the recipient of a Fulbright [...]

Laurie Archer2017-10-11T23:20:58+00:00

work time


Rowland Ricketts work time August 12 – September 18 Opening Reception : August 12 from 5 – 7pm Artist Lecture : August 13 from 5:30 – 7:30pm This August, the Durango Arts Center is proud to present a solo installation of new works by contemporary textile designer, Rowland Ricketts. Best known for [...]

work time2017-10-11T23:20:58+00:00

Annual Members’ Environmental Exhibit


Annual Members' Environmental Exhibit Patricia Joy, EARTH SERIES V- DOWSING, 40x60, 2015. Best in Show, 2015. Download the Call to Artists / Entry Form SURVIVAL (NOT) MANDATORY September 23 – October 15 Artwork Drop Off at DAC : Tuesday, September 20 from 10am – 3pm Opening Reception : Friday, September 23 from 5 – 7pm This [...]

Annual Members’ Environmental Exhibit2017-10-11T23:20:58+00:00