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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

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

2019 The Girl and the Shedding Fox


The Girl and the Shedding Fox by Lisa Sanders and Sandra Hunter June 7th - June 29th, 2019, Barbara Conrad Gallery Artist and Writer Talk TBD Collaborative hybrid installation of visual artworks around a narrative. The Fox lives in a small shed where she is isolated and hated by the villagers who blame her [...]

2019 The Girl and the Shedding Fox2019-07-10T18:19:59-06:00

2019 Triple Jeopardy – Kayla Shaggy


Triple Jeopardy By Kayla Shaggy June 7 - 29, 2019 Barbara Conrad Gallery Opening Reception, Friday, June 7th, 2019, 5-7pm “The goal of this gallery is to show what it means to be in "triple jeopardy" and how it influences me as an artist and my artwork. As a gay, indigenous woman I am [...]

2019 Triple Jeopardy – Kayla Shaggy2019-07-10T18:06:22-06:00



43rd ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION Dates of Exhibit: May 3, 2019 - June 1, 2019 The Durango Arts Center is pleased to provide a professional juried exhibit for artists working in all media.  In its 43rd year, the Annual Juried Exhibit continues to be a national competition in order to broaden creative expression, both in and [...]

43rd ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION2019-07-10T17:56:47-06:00