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Winter Solstice Artisans’ Market


Winter Solstice Invitational Artisans’ Market November 22-December 23, 2019 Open Monday-Saturdays, 10am-5pm Winter Solstice Artisan's Market Sponsor                             DATES & HOURS Opens Friday, November 22, 2019, at 10 am Closes [...]

Winter Solstice Artisans’ Market2020-01-07T08:52:02-07:00

2019 Annual Members’ Exhibition: INTERCONNECTION


Annual Members' Exhibition INTERCONNECTION October 4 - October 25, 2019 EXHIBITION DATES: October 4 - 25, 2019 OPENING & AWARDS RECEPTION: Friday, October 4, 5pm-7pm Best of Show: $250 2nd Place: $125 3rd Place: $75 Durango Arts Center Members are invited to enter one piece of artwork of [...]

2019 Annual Members’ Exhibition: INTERCONNECTION2020-01-12T15:29:46-07:00

My Beloved West by Louise Grunewald


My Beloved West by Louise Grunewald November 8 - December 21, 2019 My Beloved West is a collection of Solarprints and books with semi-abstract images and text reflecting Grunewald’s love of the wild places in the American West where she has always made her home. Louise Grunewald teaches calligraphy and design workshops nationally [...]

My Beloved West by Louise Grunewald2020-01-12T15:30:13-07:00

It was there all along by Frank Hamrick


It was there all along Handmade Books and Photography by Frank Hamrick September 6 - October 29 Frank Hamrick creates handmade books that combine photography, storytelling, papermaking, and letterpress printing to address the themes of time, relationships, and home. Hamrick says of his work: The artist’s book allows me to mix analog and [...]

It was there all along by Frank Hamrick2020-01-12T15:25:06-07:00

Narrative Threads at DAC


Narrative Threads at DAC September 2019   This is the final installment of a multi-venue exhibition curated by Abecedarian Artists’ Books Director Alicia Bailey. Narrative Threads is an exhibition featuring a range of works created by six contemporary artists working in the southwestern United States who use thread in combination with other materials to create [...]

Narrative Threads at DAC2019-09-30T14:09:26-06:00

Mechanical and Botanical: Works by Jody Boyer and Russ Nordman


Mechanical and Botanical: Works by Jody Boyer and Russ Nordman August 2nd - 31st, 2019, Barbara Conrad Gallery Together the artists explore concepts of space and place through their respective practices.  Boyer's current work investigates the site-specific response to the natural world through the use of wet cyanotype, painting, and drawing.  Nordman's work is part [...]

Mechanical and Botanical: Works by Jody Boyer and Russ Nordman2019-09-30T14:09:56-06:00

Meanderings: Landscapes in Pastel by Jan Goldman


Jan A. Goldman July 5 - August 31, 2019 Opening reception, July 5, 5-7pm Durango artist Jan A. Goldman creates her pastel paintings either in plein aire or in the studio from photographs taken trailside throughout the region. Inspired by the natural local landscape as well as the color and textures of the Southwest, her [...]

Meanderings: Landscapes in Pastel by Jan Goldman2019-09-30T14:10:49-06:00

PRACTICE: A Celebration of the Human Form


July 5 - July 27, 2019 Opening Reception, July 5, 5-7pm Curated by Maureen May A collaborative exhibit featuring work by members of Life Drawing Groups of The Durango Arts Center, The Eldorado Community Center, and Argos Studio Gallery from Santa Fe, New Mexico. There is an element of many artists' practice that never goes [...]

PRACTICE: A Celebration of the Human Form2019-09-30T14:11:12-06:00

Wild Grace Art 365: A Year of Daily Painting


Sarah Sumner July 5 - August 31, 2019 -- Entrada Gallery Opening Reception July 5, 5-7pm The landscapes of the Southwest give those who walk through them a special means of finding peace. The mountains, deserts and rivers of this area allow us to feel both infinitely vast and incredibly tiny at the same time. [...]

Wild Grace Art 365: A Year of Daily Painting2019-09-30T14:11:30-06:00