Steamboat Springs First Friday Artwalk is a collaborative effort among local visual art venues with a mission to foster appreciation of the visual arts in Steamboat Springs and support the growth of the local art community. First Friday Artwalk is a self-guided walking tour of art exhibitions at member venues which is free to the public and held on the first Friday of every month from 5PM - 8PM. For further information, contact Linda Laughlin,  info@steamboatartcenter.com

August 1, 2014 - 5 p - 8 - Show Openings

Downtown Steamboat - Free

Tour Maps at All Locations Below

*ArtSteamboat Venues -View Finalists in $10,000 Art Prize

FIRST FRIDAY ARTWALK LISTINGS

ART GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS


*CIRCLE SEVEN FINE ART

1009 Lincoln Ave., 879-4744

SUE GALLION new fiber artwork "A Primitive Art Turned Modern", beautiful, vibrant colors with a modern twist; DANA LEE STONER new photographs processed in some of the latest photographic methods.  ALSO FEATURED:  Finalists from the 2014 Steamboat Art Competition. Open  Mon-Sat 10am-7pm, Sun noon-5pm


DOUGLAS KENYON COLLECTION

435 Lincoln Ave., 970-629-9999

Edward S Curtis Curt Tone Photographs

After producing many Curt Tone images of American Indians in the beginning of the twentieth century, Edward Curtis developed his own variation- 'Curt-tone'. The Douglas Kenyon Collection has created, through modern technology, a way to archival replicate these Curt Tones with the same luminosity Curtis himself had achieved. 


*MANGELSEN-IMAGES OF NATURE
730 Lincoln Ave., 871-1822

Celebrating 40 years! The work of legendary nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen. Introducing Tom's newest book The Last Great Wild Places: Forty Years of Wildlife Photography. Pre-Order today and save for September delivery. Art Steamboat Finalists are also on display.  


STEAMBOAT ART MUSEUM

807 Lincoln Ave., 870-1755

The Steamboat Art Museum is proud to announce the “Birds in Art” exhibition.  “Birds in Art”, organized annually by the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin.  This wonderful exhibition features fresh artistic takes on avian marvels by some of the world’s most talented artists.  July 18th – September 15th. 


*STEAMBOAT SPRINGS ARTS COUNCIL AT THE DEPOT

1001 13th St., 879-9008

SUMMER ART: 79 Steamboat Springs Arts Council Artist Members show their work in multiple medium at the historic train Depot, the Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts. Join us for a lively Reception, August 1, from 5pm to 8pm. Also on exhibit are a selection of finalists for ART STEAMBOAT: a regional, juried competition with a $10,000 grand prize.


*STEAMBOAT SPRINGS CENTER FOR VISUAL ARTS

837 Lincoln Ave., 846-5970

Unveiling of Finalists in ArtSteamboat $10,000 Art Prize.  Pick your favorite piece from contemporary works by CVA's very own finalists CHERIE DUTY, KATHRYN FRESQUES, JAN MARET WILLMAN, plus works by regional finalists ELLE GOULD, TOM HEBERT, MONROE HODDER, MARILYN SCHUTZKY, RUTH SOLLER, & JO TOYE. Pre-purchase options available. Complimentary wine & hors d’oeuvres. Open Mon.-Sun. 11 a – 7 p www.steamboatartcenter.com


*WILD HORSE GALLERY

802 Lincoln Ave., 879-5515

Wild Horse Gallery will feature the graphite drawings of Karmel Timmons and oil paintings by David Harms.  www.wildhorsegallery.com or call 970-819-2850.


ALTERNATIVE VENUES


COLORADO GROUP REALTY

509 Lincoln Ave., 875-2917

Colorado Group Realty presents one of our own, Kevin Dietrich, an Owner-Broker at Colorado Group Realty and owner of K Dietrich Studios. Kevin’s wildlife and landscape photography features images from Alaska to New York. His focus on wildlife has led him on many adventures including close encounters with grizzly bears, wolves and moose. Visit his website http://kevin-dietrich.artistwebsites.com


CREEKSIDE CAFE

131 11th St., 879-4925

Deb Babcock is our featured artist this month. Her colorful, contemporary ceramic art will be on display, as will original watercolor paintings she has created. These abstract watercolor landscapes are loaded with color and movement and evoke imagery from throughout the Yampa Valley. Original art at affordable prices.


DELUXE TATTOO

837 Lincoln Ave., 879-1243

Anna Marie Jones is 19 years old and has lived in Colorado for 7 years. In regards to her art - her grandfather, dad, friends and AP art teacher have been huge supporters of her still developing art work.


HARWIGS/LAPOGEE

911 Lincoln Ave., 879-1919

This exhibition of Fred Hodder’s photographs shows, for the first time in Steamboat, his recent New York urban montages incorporating multiple images of urban scenes. In the upper gallery, there are dramatic panoramas of Colorado mountain vistas. Fred resides in Manhattan and part time in Steamboat. info@hodder-images.com, www.hodder-images.com


MAHOGANY RIDGE BREWERY & GRILL

5th & Lincoln Ave., 879-3773

Poetic Romanticism: Artists Kathy Fresques and Susan Schiesser exhibit previews of upcoming shows. Every painting tells a story and even the most abstract are waiting for you to view and write your own script. Observe, engage, enjoy. Find the award winning artists at Mahogany's late night happy hour for conversation and insight into creative process.


9th STREET TATTOO STUDIO AND ART GALLERY

111  9th St.(corner of 6th & Lincoln Ave.), 970-367-3136

John Piret, local artist and - gulp - banker, presents: “A Bold Portrait of Dementia.” Through a lively smattering of acrylic paints on large-scale textured canvasses, he attempts to portray his slightly darker abstract interpretation of life’s and society’s random affects.


STEAMBOAT MOUNTAIN SCHOOL

75 5TH ST., 879-1350

Featuring HANS BRUNK: Through the Lens, landscape and abstract photography. A 2014 graduate, this 17 year-old completed an independent photography course designed by the Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts, taught by Karen Gordon Schulman, with post production by Joel Schulman, PhotoGraphics Arts.  Steamboat Mountain School is an independent boarding and day school with academic, global travel, and ski programs.


THE CHIEF THEATER

813 Lincoln Ave., 720-425-0522

“Home & Abroad” Glenna (Clark) Olmsted is a long time local and Steamboat real estate broker. Glenna paints brilliantly colored oils and watercolors that have been purchased by art lovers world-wide. Come see her painting collection entitled “Home & Abroad” that includes seasonal landscapes and NEW acrylic work created in Bali!   


URBANE

703 Lincoln Ave., Suite B101, 879-9169

URBANE presents Peter Lowell, aka "The Plow."   The Plow is a Frisco, Colorado artist that is heavily influenced by the Skate and Snowboard scenes.  This show features a variety of wood burned pieces as well as acrylics on canvas.  Join us from 5-9pm.