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Ed Bolster

Artist Ed Bolster to open show at Durango Arts Center by Katie Chicklinski-Cahill January 6, 2017 “Energy and motion are the bottom line,” says Durango artist Ed Bolster. His new show, “Extended Gestures,” which will open tonight (Jan. 6) in the Durango Arts Center library, offered him the chance to go back to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Charlene Geiss

Charlene Geiss ReVision: Diaries Reconsidered & Revised July 1 – August 27 Opening Reception : July 7, 5–7pm The Art Library at DAC "When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change." Max Planck This is an exhibit that really began the moment I [...]

Karen Riley

Ink and Wax: Intimate Surface Directions Karen Riley Ink and Wax: Intimate Surface Directions February 26–April 26, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, February 26, 5–7pm A series of small to medium-sized monotype/encaustic works on paper showcases the artist's recent explorations of these two distinct forms of printmaking. This fusion of processes produces nuanced and delicate works that draw the [...]

Jen Pack

IRREGULARITIES Jen Pack displays works embodying a space in the seam between painting and sculpture January 8–February 20 Opening Reception: Friday, January 8, 5–7pm Artist Lecture: Friday, January 8, 7–8pm (free) This state of duality and the irregular shapes encourage conversations that examine perception and process. The work challenges the viewer to reconsider the artistic products [...]

Colorado Childhood

Colorado Childhood Handmade Books, Writing, Collage & Mixed Watermedia by Barbara Klema November 6–December 24 Opening Reception: November 6, 5–7pm This exhibit uses memory, writing, and images to reflect a sense of place drawing on the artist's childhood and her mother's life in the high mountains of Colorado. Artist Workshop Book Making: Exploring [...]

Chandler Wigton: “The City of Kyzyl”

Chandler Wigton: “The City of Kyzyl” JANUARY 9-FEBRUARY 28 Chandler Wigton: “The City of Kyzyl” Paintings & mixed media    

Turning the Page: A retrospective of Artist Books by Catherine Nash

Turning the Page: A retrospective of Artist Books by Catherine Nash MARCH 6-APRIL 30 Turning the Page: A retrospective of Artist Books by Catherine Nash Artist opening on Friday, March 6, 5-7 p.m. Secondary reception on March 27 in conjunction with the opening in the Barbara Conrad Gallery Inspired by nature, and created of handmade paper [...]