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Summer 2012 Volume 6, Edition 2 Published by Ski Town Publications, Inc.

Welcome Letter

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Nate Brothers Christina Freeman Radost Fontaine Sandy Lindsay Jacobs Karin Kagan Deborah Olsen Art Director Julia Hebard Published in association with the Steamboat Springs Arts Council The “Yampa Valley Arts & Gallery Guide” is published twice a year by Ski Town Publications, Inc. The Winter 2012/13 edition will be published in December 2012. For advertising rates, write: Ski Town Publications, Inc., P.O. Box 880616, Steamboat Springs, CO 80488. Phone: (970) 871-9413; fax: (970) 871-1922. Website: www.steamboatmagazine.com. Single copy mailed first class: $6.50. No portion of the contents of this publication may be reproduced in any manner without the written permission of the publisher. © 2012 Ski Town Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.

northwest colorado 6 unabridged young, novice & pro 8 share the spotlight depot hosts 10 multimedia exhibit The evolution of strings

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map of galleries 14 & first friday venues artist 16 & gallery listings calendar of events 24

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Welcome To Steamboat Springs

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elcome to summer in vibrant Steamboat Springs. This historic Rocky Mountain Shangri La offers much to experience. The Yampa Valley is known for its multitude of recreational activities and endless outdoor adventures. The same immensity exists within our arts and culture community. I invite you to experience the physical environment as well as the visual and mental offerings that make Steamboat such an exciting summer destination. A recent lyric from the musical group “Foxes” proclaims, “Don’t tell me our youth is running out, it’s only just begun.” This simple yet optimistic mantra seems to be in the Yampa Valley winds these days. It speaks less of age and more of youthful energy. Our artistic community has a longstanding history of pioneers and supporters who

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have grasped that energy and put it to good use. This summer, the Depot is showcasing local artists’ current forays into their genres, as well as engaging contemporary exhibitions utilizing new media and technology. MONTECARLO, a multidisciplinary, artistic collective presents contemporary art at the beginning of summer, followed by “Summer Art: Artist Member Show,” an

annual show featuring works by members of the Arts Council. It is with great reverence to the progressive artistic minds that built this community and an excitement for the cultural experiences that await you, that the Steamboat Springs Arts Council and I welcome you! Park Myer Artistic Director Steamboat Springs Arts Council

Jim Gmeiner Expressive Imagery

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Cover Artist – Maggie Fleming Mitchell By Amanda DeVos

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Vocative of juicestained Popsicle sticks, the featured cover artwork, “Woven Composition 1,” by Maggie Fleming Mitchell captivates viewers with its interlacing, deep-summer colors. Mitchell typically enjoys working with acrylics and mixed media, but this time she simply wanted to try her hands at a new technique. The artwork is an original watercolor monotype created through the printmaking process. “I wanted to try to make a piece that looked like it was woven,” says Mitchell. The simple, weaving pattern was made through a complex process. Mitchell painted the watercolors onto vellum and then used stencils to make the colors overlap but prevent them from bleeding into each other, before having the composition impressed onto paper. The result combines the soft beauty of watercolor with the precision of printmaking. “It looks like a watercolor, but you could

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never make it just by painting. The reason it works is because of the printmaking,” explains Mitchell. Mitchell and her husband, Rob, came to Steamboat Springs in 2004. She received a fine arts degree in textile design from East Carolina University, and her passion for industry has led her to a career as a designer of knit socks. This form of art is what she describes as her true “bread and butter.” Mitchell works in a studio on Lincoln Avenue above Lyon’s Drugstore as a part of the Make Studio Artist Collective. Painting remains more of a hobby for Mitchell, but it is a vehicle of spontaneous exploration and contemporary expression in her life. For more information, contact her at fleming.maggie@gmail.com.


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Lance Whitner

Adam D. Zabel

Dedi Knox

Jim Gmeiner

Sandra Graves

Dancy Gould St. John

Maggie Smith

Sandra Sherrod

Susan Gill Jackson

Sue Gallion

Rick Meoli

Bonnie McGee

Cherie Duty

David Marshall

Gregory Effinger

Janice Lawrence

Wendy Kowynia

Leo Atkinson

Bill Sanders

Denise Bohart Brown

we create to captivate Susan Ernst Corser

Matt Graves

. . . and five amazing jewelers

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By Kiersten Henry/Photo courtesy of Tread of Pioneers Museum

n many ways, Reginald “Rex” Gill’s life confirmed Thoreau’s argument that human beings have a profound capacity for self-reliance. The New Zealand native tackled endeavors ranging from designing the Emerald Mountain chairlift to climbing 153,300 feet in just one year. Most notably, Gill was a talented poet and photographer whose work strings together an entire narrative on the geographic obscurities of Northwest Colorado. Rex Gill arrived in Steamboat in 1918, captivated but undaunted by the rugged Colorado landscape. His passion for mountaineering was unparalleled — he often climbed alone, unable to find climbing companions whose resolve matched his own. Although he never graduated high school, he acquired an exhaustive knowledge of the surrounding area through photographing Northwest Colorado.

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A 50-Year Photography Retrospective June 1 to October 13, 2012 Volunteer or become a donor! 801 Lincoln Avenue • 970-870-1755 • www.steamboatartmuseum.org Steamboat Art Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission to collect and preserve fine art, and to present it to the public, with a primary focus on the culture and heritage of Northwest Colorado.

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Gill’s ingenuity enabled him to eventually construct his own dark room inside an old camper trailer. Once his photographs were developed, he delighted in sharing his work with other members of the community. In addition to being a photographer, Gill was a painter, musician, poet, engineer, builder, mechanic, explorer, outdoorsmen and mountaineer, making him a modernday Renaissance man. The Tread of Pioneers Museum is reintroducing Gill’s work to Steamboat. In collaboration with East West Frame Shop, the museum has conserved Gill’s work through photographic enlargements and digital copies. The exhibit, entitled “The Man, The

Mountains, The Desert,” peers into the lens of Gill’s camera, showcasing the unbridled beauty of early Northwest Colorado. The exhibit is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Tread of Pioneers Museum at eighth and Oak streets. For more information, call (970) 879-2214.

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Featured events: The Marriage of Figaro featuring New York Metropolitan Opera singers, Asleep at the Wheel, Steamboat Springs Symphony Orchestra, MarchFourth Marching Band, and the Yampa River Art Stroll with live music and culinary demonstrations

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Young, novice & Pro share the spotlight

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Photo Courtesy of the Stemaboat Springs Center for Visual Arts

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entoring young artists, nurturing novices and showcasing the pros: the Center for Visual Arts is a vibrant example of the scope of artistic talent in Steamboat Springs. Now in its fourth year, CVA is all about what’s new: the nonprofit community arts center has a new home, a new program director, new summer workshops and new names on its membership roster. After remodeling in early summer, CVA moved to 837 Lincoln Ave. on July 1. Not only does the new gallery showcase artwork in an inviting, professional setting but it also facilitates workshops, critiques, lectures and other programming. “We’re a 12-month-a-year artist members’ show,” says executive director Linda Laughlin. More than 30 local and regional Colorado artists show their work at CVA. Because

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it is a non-juried gallery, artists without a proven record of commercial appeal have an opportunity to exhibit their work. “We aim to strike an appealing balance of media and level of artistic development. The only thing limiting the number of artists we can accept is the amount of wall space. There is never enough!” Laughlin says. Artist and instructor M.B. Warner plays a pivotal role at CVA this summer. She is teaching art classes, “Mondays with MB,” a four-week series of oil and acrylic painting workshops for beginning students and artists who want to hone their knowledge of the principles of art. “It’s for anyone who has always wanted to try their hand at painting. We want to help them take that first creative step.” Laughlin says. Also this summer, emerging artists who would like their work critiqued, or would just like some helpful suggestions, can stop by CVA at lunchtime on Mondays to get free advice and technical direction. These new programs, along with CVA’s ongoing emerging artist and mentoring programs, are under the direction of Rachel Radetsky, who joined the staff as its only paid employee last spring. Although no one was really excited about having to move when CVA’s former home sold last spring, it’s all working out for the best, Laughlin says. Reduced overhead was one factor that allowed the center to expand its programming. “This is all good,” Laughlin explains. For more information about the Center for Visual Arts, call 970-846-5970 or visit www.steamboatartcenter.com.

Center for the visual arts represented artists Gregory Block Steve Bolander Missy Borden Leah Bradley Michelle Brewster Lena Dixon Cherie Duty Kane Engelbert George Fargo Nancy Foreman Kathryn Fresques Jeff Hall Dan Hebard Rebecca Hilley Justin Hirsch Ann Hogan Jamie Horacek Michelle Ideus Linda Israel Marion Kahn Cully Kistler Cyndi Marlowe Glenna Olmsted Suzy Pattillo Brad Poissant Al Reiner Jeanne Richheimer Gloria Romanelli Patsy Stewart MB Warner Jan Maret Willman

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Depot Hosts Multimedia Exhibit By Amanda DeVos

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feeling of lonely hopefulness, with a cynical, humorous twist. This is the spirit the MONTECARLO artist collective shares in its artwork at the Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts at the Depot this summer. This contemporary, multimedia exhibit features the artwork of four friends who first met at the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2005: Kate Learson, Siobhan Feehan, Park Myers and Vanessa Gogliettino. They planned and created their work separately from across the country, but according to Feehan, when they reunited in Steamboat this spring to assemble the show, it came together easily. “It all pieces together this vision of an analog dystopia – lots of versions of boring, useless information but all with a sense of humor, of course, because otherwise it wouldn’t be MONTECARLO; it would just be life,” Feehan says.

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Pairings of Polarities: All of these photos are part of Vanessa Gogliettino’s collection, “Left for Dead,” inkjet print on Chartham satin.

Feehan made a three-part body of work that explored the strategies to overcome obstacles: over, under or through. Myers’ piece examines the definitions of fear. Learson’s work handles the colorful utopia of Lisa Frank. Gogliettino created collages that merge polar opposites. The artwork is a tangible representation of trying to move through life. Encountering the contrast of media – video installations, photographs, paintings, plexiglass hangings and paper documents – leaves one with a sense of unpredictability, mystery and challenges. “MONTECARLO hopes to engage the viewer in a playful conversation about youthful restlessness, overcoming obstacles and the lonely space that one can find themselves in when trying to figure out what to do next,” says Myers, who is also the artistic director for the Steamboat Springs Arts Council. The exhibit is open Sunday, May 27–Friday, July 13; Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and select hours on Saturday. For more information, visit www.steamboatspringsarts. com or call 970-879-9008.

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The Evolution of Strings By Kiersten Henry/Photos courtesy of Strings Music Festival

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wenty-five years ago, over 100 people crowded together on the deck of the Steamboat Athletic Club to witness the birth of Steamboat’s classical music scene. For Kay Clagett, Strings Music Festival co-founder, the turnout drastically exceeded her expectations: “We were hoping for 40 to 50 people to come and then 150 showed up. Since then, we’ve never looked back.” Clagett and her partner, Betse Grassby, joined forces with world-renowned cellist, John Sant’Ambrogio, and together they


Left: Grammy winner Wynton Marsalis plays a jazz concert during summer 2011. Top Right: MASS Ensemble Earth Harp at the old Strings Tent Bottom Right: African dance at community day in Strings Music Festival Park

introduced the community to a classical music festival. Since the creation of Strings in 1988, the festival has expanded both the size and range of its audience. From the crowded deck of the Steamboat Athletic Club to the 500-person tent in the Torian Plum Plaza and finally to its permanent residence in the architecturally stunning $9 million pavilion, Strings has procured a lasting yet ever-evolving, legacy. “In spite of Strings’ evolution and expansion, we have maintained a loyal core group of people who have been a part of the Strings audience from the beginning,” says Cristin Frey, Strings advertising and marketing director.

Although it has sustained its classical base, the festival now incorporates different genres of music in its “Different Tempo” series. This summer’s impressive lineup includes country music singersongwriter Lee Ann Womack, trumpeter Chris Botti and Canadian singersongwriter k.d. lang. The success of Strings is undoubtedly a product of both community support and staff dedication. Strings celebrates its 25th anniversary as an organization that has revolutionized and inspired Steamboat’s music scene. For more information or concert tickets, visit www.stringsmusicfestival.com or call 970-879-5056

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SLEEPING GIANT GALLERY 601 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-7143

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WILD HORSE GALLERY 802 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-5515

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HARWIGS / LAPOGテ右 911 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-1919

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OFF THE BEATEN PATH BOOKSTORE & COFFEE HOUSE 68 Ninth St., 970-879-6830

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RUMOR DESIGN STUDIO 345 Lincoln Ave., 970-819-9721

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STEAMING BEAN COFFEE SHOP 635 S. Lincoln Ave., 970-879-3393

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artist & Gallery listings Galleries Artisans Market of Steamboat 626 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-7512 www.steamboatartisansmarket.com

Unique art and fine craft gallery featuring work from 150 Colorado artists. Also ski and Western antiques and collectibles.

Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat 1009 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-4744 www.steamboatgallery.com

The Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat represents the highest quality in local art, sculpture and jewelry. We are centrally located in downtown near shops and restaurants. Stroll by and visit us daily, year-round.

MANGELSEN – Images of Nature Gallery 730 Lincoln Ave., 970-871-1822 www.mangelsen.com

Named 2011 Conservation Photographer of the Year, Thomas D. Mangelsen has long been recognized as one of the world’s premier nature photographers.

Mountain Traditions Franklin Mall, 833 Lincoln Ave., 970-870-7976 www.mountaintraditions.com

Mountain Traditions specializes in art that depicts the beauty of the American West. Featuring some of today’s best Western artists. Stop by and enjoy our collection.

RED Contemporary — Sheraton Steamboat Resort Hotel 970-846-0791, www.redcontemporarygallery.com

The fine art gallery on the mountain, featuring contemporary painting, sculpture and monotype. Thursdays-Saturdays, 4-7 p.m., and by appointment, 970-846-7879 or 970-846-0791.

Steamboat Art Museum 807 Lincoln Ave., 970-870-1755 www.steamboatartmuseum.org

June 1 - Oct. 14. Local photographer Rod Hanna began as a photojournalist specializing in sports photography, later expanding into travel and fine art photography. 50 years of photographs, not to be missed! 16 • Summer 2012


Steamboat Springs Arts Council at the Depot 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008 www.steamboatspringsarts.com

Visual art exhibitions, performing arts and cultural events. On the National Register of Historic Places, the Depot is home to the Steamboat Springs Arts Council.

Steamboat Springs Center for the Visual Arts 837 Lincoln Ave., 970-846-5970 www.steamboatartcenter.com

A nonprofit community art center featuring more than 30 local artists’ work, including paintings, photography, sculpture, ceramics and jewelry. Open Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m.

Jim Steinberg Photography / Portfolio Collection 1016 Oak Street on Soda Creek, 970-879-3718 www.jimsteinbergphotography.com

For 40 years Jim Steinberg has traveled the world creating award-winning, colorful images. Visit his gallery to enjoy his fine art images, purchase a book or calendar, or ask about one of his photography workshops.

Artists Sue Gallion Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat, 970-879-4744 970-870-0147, www.steamboatgallery.com

Artwork is her passion. Come see Sue’s varied art at the Artists’ Gallery — oils, watercolors, arcylics and fiber art. Sue’s popular hats are available in new colors and designs.

Jim Gmeiner - Expressive Imagery Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat, 970-879-4744 970-846-9143, www.jimgmeiner.com

Using darkroom experience and contemporary techniques to capture and create fine art limited edition photographs and mixed media on canvas. Also, home studio by appointment.

Sandra P. Graves Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat, 970-879-4744 970-846-9994, www.SandyGravesArt.com

Original, energetic, equine, wildlife. Sandy’s unique and whimsical bronze is hand-colored and maintains a sense of levity rarely found in sculpture. Yampa Valley Arts & Gallery Guide • 17


artist & Gallery listings Rod Hanna Photography 970-846-7305, www.rodhanna.com

A 50-Year Photography Retrospective at the Steamboat Art Museum through Oct. 14. Nature landscape prints and “Seasons” books at the SAM gift shop and “Seasons” books at Off The Beaten Path and Zirkel Trading.

Dan Hebard Photography Steamboat Springs Center for the Visual Arts, 970-879-3123, www.daniel-hebard.artistwebsites.com

Through photography Dan’s objective is to relax and engage the soul and mind through the story being told by his pictures.

Susan Gill Jackson Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat, 970-879-4744 970-870-9286, www.susangilljackson.com

The Yampa Valley feeds Susan’s passion to create impressionistic plein-air paintings that explore the subtleties of Northwest Colorado’s colors and light.

Stroll Downtown art galleries, museums & alternative venues 1st friday of every month 5 - 8 pm Free • Refreshments

July 6, August 3, September 7, October 5, November 2, December 7 See Map in centerfold for locations or visit us at facebook

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Julia Alisa Designs 970-846-2021

One-of-a-kind handcrafted jewelry for every occasion. Created with all natural materials. Available at All That Jazz and Off The Beaten Path Bookstore and Coffeehouse.

Corey Kopischke Photography 970-846-2141, www.coreykopischke.com

Capturing the heritage, landscapes and lifestyles of Steamboat Springs through photography. Fine-art prints available online.

Wendy Kowynia — Textile Artist Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat, 970-879-4744 970-870-6045, www.steamboatgallery.com

Inspiring works of contemporary fiber art for residential and public settings, and Shibori woven textiles for the body. “Circular Patterns,” 72”x24”, woven, dyed, linen and paper.

Featuring Today’s Best Western Artists

In The Franklin Mall 833 Lincoln Ave., Steamboat Springs, CO 80477

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artist & Gallery listings Bonnie McGee Fine Art Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat, 970-879-4744 970-879-3150, www.bonniemcgeefineart.com

Oil paintings that capture the power of wild places in the Colorado Rockies and the serenity of the pastoral Yampa Valley.

Sandra Sherrod Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat, 970-879-2014 970-846-6280, www.sandrasherrod.com

Telling stories. I enjoy creating art that tells a story whether it is a collage or painting.

Maggie Smith Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat, Center for the Visual Arts 970-846-8854, www.steamboatgallery.com Creations of ink on paper and oil on canvas.

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Lance Whitner Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat, 970-879-4744 970-846-4054, www.lancewhitner.com

Fueled by a love of nature, Lance uses a unique vocabulary of color, shapes and texture to create beautiful paintings.

Events/Restaurants/Spas All Season Wellness Day Spa 1120 S. Lincoln (next to McDonald’s), 970-846-5907 www.AllSeasonWellness.com

Experience the Far East in the Wild West at Steamboat’s Asianinfused contemporary day spa. Authentic Thai massage and Steamboat’s only true Couple’s Massage. Great spa packages.

First Friday Artwalk www.steamboatspringsartwalk.com

The First Friday of every month is art night downtown as more than 26 venues host an extravaganza of the visual arts. Free. Hours: 5–8 p.m.

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Wine on the Mountain Kickoff Celebration Top of the Gondola | 5-7:30 p.m. | $125

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Stroll of Steamboat presented by Merrell Downtown Steamboat Springs | 4-7 p.m. | $70

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Toast of Steamboat Gondola Square | 3-6 p.m. | $90

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artist & Gallery listings Harwigs 911 Lincoln Ave., 970-879-1919 www.harwigs.com

A 34 year local’s favorite featuring a unique dining experience in a relaxed Steamboat atmosphere. Our cuisine is prepared from scratch using classic French techniques with local ingredients.

Perry Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp 970-879-7125, www.perry-mansfield.org

Founded in 1913, offering world-class performing arts training in dance, theater, musical theater, dramatic writing, visual art and equestrian for ages 8-college.

Steamboat All Arts Festival 970-879-0880, www.steamboatallartsfestival.com

Aug. 15-19. Going beyond the canvas... music, performing, visual, literary and culinary arts.

“Sand Mountain”

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Strings Music Festival 900 Strings Rd., 970-879-5056 www.stringsmusicfestival.com

Strings will celebrate its 25th anniversary this summer season with over 60 performances featuring classical, jazz, rock, country, bluegrass, world rhythms and family-friendly performances.

Tread of Pioneers Museum 800 Oak St., 970-879-2214, www.treadofpioneers.org

Period-furnished Victorian home with exhibits featuring ski history, agriculture, mining, pioneers, Native American arts, firearms and outlaws. Computer interactive and children’s touch exhibits. Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Yampa Valley Art Institute/ Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym 1280 13th St., 970-870-0384 www.steamboatartsandcraftsgym.com

Where creativity provides a fun place for all ages to exercise their minds and leave the mess behind. Kids, teens and adult pottery classes available or purchase a gym membership to “create” on your own time.

Limited Edition Bronze Represented By Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat

Steamboat, CO • Telluride, CO • Boulder, CO • Beaver Creek, CO • Santa Fe, NM Delray Beach, FL • Cannon Beach, OR • Palm Desert, CA • Park City, UT • Jackson Hole,WY

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Calendar Of Events Ongoing Summer 2012 First Friday Artwalk, The first Friday of every month, 5-8 p.m. www.steamboatspringsartwalk.com Focus Adventures Local Photo Tours of the Yampa Valley, guided by Karen Schulman, professional photographic artist and educator, 970-879-2244, www.focusadventures.com Steamboat Writers Group, open to the public, Thursdays, noon-2 p.m. The Depot, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008, www.steamboatwriters.com Steamboat Springs Arts Council, Sun., May 27Fri., July 13, Montecarlo Multidisciplinary Artist Collective Show, The Depot, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008, www.steamboatspringsarts.com Steamboat Art Museum, Fri., June 1-Sun., Oct. 14, Rod Hanna: A 50-Year Photography Retrospective, Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 807 Lincoln Ave., 970-870-1755, www.steamboatartmuseum.org Strings Music Festival, Thursdays, June 28-July 19, Music on the Green with Tesla Quartet, 12:15-1 p.m., Yampa River Botanic Park, www.stringsmusicfestival.com Strings Music Festival, classical concerts, Saturdays & Wednesdays, July 7-Aug. 1, Strings Music Pavilion, www.stringsmusicfestival.com Strings Music Festival, youth concerts, Tuesdays, July 3-Aug. 7, 11 a.m., Strings Music Pavilion, www.stringsmusicfestival.com

June Saturdays, June 2-June 30 Steamboat Stomp, country western dancing, 7 p.m. The Depot, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008, www.steamboatstomp.com Monday-Friday, June 25-29 Steamboat Springs Arts Council - Young at Art Youth Art Camps, The Depot, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008, www.steamboatspringsarts.com Tuesday, June 26 Gizmo Guys, Youth and Family Strings concert, 11 a.m. & 5:30 p.m., Strings Music Pavilion, www.stringsmusicfestival.com

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Tuesday-Thursday, June 26-28 Musical Theatre Performance, Perry-Mansf ield Performing Arts School & Camp, www.perrymansfield.org Wednesday, June 27 “Baroque, Tangos, and Jazz,” 7 p.m., Strings Music Pavilion, 970-879-5056, www.stringsmusicfestival.com Saturday, June 30 MASS Ensemble with Earth Harp, 8 p.m., Strings Music Pavilion, www.stringsmusicfestival.com

July Sunday, July 1 Strings Free Community Day, featuring MASS Ensemble, 12:30-4 p.m., Strings Music Pavilion, www.stringsmusicfestival.com Yoga Under the Earth Harp, 8:30-9:45 a.m., Strings Music Pavilion, www.stringsmusicfestival.com Monday-Friday, July 2-6 Steamboat Springs Arts Council — Young at Art Youth Art Camps, The Depot, 1001 13th St., 970879-9008, www.steamboatspringsarts.com Tuesday, July 3 Alison Brown Quartet, 8 p.m., Strings Music Pavilion, www.stringsmusicfestival.com Friday, July 6 Great American Laughing Stock Company — Piknik Theatre, 6-7:30 p.m. Yampa River Botanic Park, www.galsco.org Brent Rowan & Friends, 8 p.m. Strings Music Pavilion, www.stringsmusicfestival.com Saturday-Sunday, July 7- 8 Steamboat Springs Arts Council — Art in the Park, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 13th and Lincoln Ave., 970-879-9008, www.steamboatspringsarts.com Saturday, July 7 Great American Laughing Stock Company — Piknik Theatre, 6-7:30 p.m. Art in the Park, www.galsco.org Jasmir Belly Dancers Performance, 2 p.m., Art in the Park, 970-879-9008, www.steamboatspringsarts.com


Saturday-Thursday, July 7-12 Photography & the Creative Spirit Workshop 970-879-2244, www.focusadventures.com Sunday, July 8 Great American Laughing Stock Company — Piknik Theatre, 6-7:30 p.m., Bud Werner Library, www.galsco.org Steamboat Symphony Orchestra Kickoff Party Catamount Golf Club, www.steamboatorchestra.org Monday, July 9-Friday, July 20 Steamboat Springs Arts Council — Young at Art Youth Art Camps, The Depot, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008, www.steamboatspringsarts.com Mondays, July 9-July 30 What’s Opera Doc? – Opera Appreciation classes, Colorado Mountain College Campus, www.emeraldcityopera.com Monday, July 9-Thursday, Aug. 2 DANCEWORKS, summer dance classes, The Depot, 1001 13th St., 970-736-1005, www.danceinsteamboat.com Wednesday, July 11 Great American Laughing Stock Company — Piknik Theatre, 6-7:30 p.m., Yampa River Botanic Park, www.galsco.org Thursday, July 12 Great American Laughing Stock Company — Piknik Theatre, 6-7:30 p.m., Yampa River Botanic Park, www.galsco.org Friday, July 13 Great American Laughing Stock Company — Piknik Theatre, 6-7:30 p.m., Yampa River Botanic Park, www.galsco.org Paul Thorn Band, 8 p.m., Strings Music Pavilion, www.stringsmusicfestival.com Saturday, July 14 Writer’s Conference, The Depot, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008, www.steamboatspringsarts.com Sunday, July 15 Great American Laughing Stock Company — Piknik Theatre, 6-7:30 p.m., Bud Werner Library, www.galsco.org

Monday, July 16 West African Dance & Drum Community Classes with Fara Tolno and Kissidugu, Steamboat African Dance & Drum Ensemble, 5:30 p.m. drum, 7 p.m. dance., Strings Music Pavilion, www.yampavalley.info Tuesday, July 17 Fara Tolno and Kissidugu, Strings Family Concert, 5:30 p.m., Strings Music Pavilion, www.stringsmusicfestival.com Wednesday, July 18 Great American Laughing Stock Company — Piknik Theatre, 6-7:30 p.m., Yampa River Botanic Park, www.galsco.org Thursday, July 19 Great American Laughing Stock Company — Piknik Theatre, 6-7:30 p.m., Yampa River Botanic Park, www.galsco.org Thursday-Saturday, July 19-21 Evening of Dance, Perry-Mansf ield Performing Arts School & Camp, www.perry-mansf ield.org Friday, July 20 Great American Laughing Stock Company — Piknik Theatre, 6-7:30 p.m., Yampa River Botanic Park, www.galsco.org Foreign Film Series, 7 p.m., The Depot, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008, www.steamboatspringsarts.com Lee Ann Womack, 8 p.m., Strings Music Pavilion, www.stringsmusicfestival.com Saturday, July 21 Kitchen & Garden Tour, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., www.stringsmusicfestival.com Great American Laughing Stock Company — Piknik Theatre, 6-7:30 p.m., Yampa River Botanic Park, www.galsco.org Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds, 8 p.m., Strings Music Pavilion, www.stringsmusicfestival.com Sunday, July 22 Great American Laughing Stock Company — Piknik Theatre, 6-7:30 p.m., Yampa River Botanic Park, www.galsco.org

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Calendar Of Events Monday, July 23-Friday, Aug. 3 Children’s Danceworks, The Depot, 1001 13th St., 970-846-4450, www.danceinsteamboat.com Tuesday, July 24 Billy Jones Band, Strings Family Concert, 5:30 p.m., Strings Music Pavilion, www. stringsmusicfestival.com Thursday, July 26 Music on the Green with Trevor G. Potter & Walt Seabert, 12:15-1 p.m., Yampa River Botanic Park, www.stringsmusicfestival.com Thursday-Saturday, July 26-28 Musical Theater Performance, Perry-Mansf ield Performing Arts School & Camp, www.perrymansf ield.org Friday, July 27 Chris Botti, 8 p.m., Strings Music Pavilion, www.stringsmusicfestival.com

August Thursday, Aug. 2 Music on the Green with Old Town Pickers, 12:15-1 p.m., Yampa River Botanic Park, www. stringsmusicfestival.com Thursday-Friday, Aug. 2-3 Youth Festival, Perry-Mansf ield Performing Arts School & Camp, www.perry-mansf ield.org Friday, Aug. 3 k.d. lang and The Siss Boom Bang, 8 p.m., Strings Music Pavilion, www.stringsmusicfestival.com Emerald City Opera’s Arias Concert and Costume Show, 5-8 p.m., Bud Werner Memorial Library, www.steamboatopera.org Saturday, Aug. 4 Classical Finale Orchestra/Chopin with Wendy Chen, 8 p.m., Strings Music Pavilion, www.stringsmusicfestival.com Monday-Friday, Aug. 6-10 Steamboat Springs Arts Council Young at Art Youth Art Camps, The Depot and Arts and Crafts Gym, 970-8799008, www.steamboatspringsarts.com

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Tuesday, Aug. 7 Emerald City Opera’s Opera in the Park, noon, Yampa River Botanic Park, www. emeraldcityopera.com Thursday, Aug. 9 Music on the Green with Steve Boynton Trio, 12:15-1 p.m., Yampa River Botanic Park, www. stringsmusicfestival.com Friday, Aug.10 Johnny Clegg, 8 p.m., Strings Music Pavilion, www.stringsmusicfestival.com Monday-Friday, Aug. 13-17 Steamboat Springs Arts Council - Young at Art Youth Art Camps, Fine Arts Camp ages 6-10 years, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Arts and Crafts Gym. Rocketry Camp ages 9-12, 9:30 a.m.-noon. The Depot, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008, www.steamboatspringsarts.com Wednesday, Aug. 15 Emerald City Opera’s 10th Anniversary Gala Concert. Internationally-renowned opera professionals, chorus and orchestra perform greatest hits from the vocal, symphonic and opera repertoire. Strings Music Pavilion, www.emeraldcityopera.com Thursday, Aug. 16 Emerald City Opera’s Opera Scenes Concert Perry-Mansf ield Performing Arts School & Camp, , www.emeraldcityopera.com Thursday, Aug. 16 Music on the Green with Jon Gibbs & Randy Kelley, 12:15-1 p.m. Yampa River Botanic Park, www.stringsmusicfestival.com Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 15-19 Fourth Annual All Arts Festival www.SteamboatAllArtsFestival.com Friday, Aug. 17 Art Bridge Parade, noon. All are welcome to celebrate the historical presence and reverence of Art in Steamboat. Bud Werner Memorial Library, 970-879-9008, www.steamboatspringsarts.com “The Marriage of Figaro” by W. A. Mozart Perry-Mansf ield Performing Arts School & Camp, www.emeraldcityopera.com


Melodrama Matinee, 1:30 p.m., evening showing at 7 p.m. The Depot, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008, www.steamboatspringsarts.com Asleep at the Wheel, 8 p.m., Strings Music Pavilion, www.stringsmusicfestival.com Saturday, Aug. 18 Written Art, many published authors of the Yampa Valley will share their works, crafts and sell books. Bud Werner Memorial Library, 970-879-9008 John Williams’ Star Wars Suite, 7 p.m., Strings Music Pavilion, 970-870-3223, www.steamboatorchestra.org/concerts Sunday, Aug. 19 Meet the Maestro of Steamboat Symphony Orchestra, 970-870-3223, www. steamboatorchestra.org/concerts “The Marriage of Figaro” by W. A. Mozart, Perry-Mansf ield Performing Arts School & Camp, www.emeraldcityopera.com

Sunday, Aug. 26-Saturday, Sept. 1 Photography & Personal Vision Workshop. Inspiring & educational photo workshop & ranch stay. Leader: Karen Schulman Focus Ranch - Slater, Colorado, 970-879-2244, www. focusadventures.com

September Saturday, Sept. 8 Book Feast, 9 a.m. Internationally known children’s authors come to Steamboat to share their creativity with youth and inspire readers young in age and young at heart! Bud Werner Memorial Library, 1289 Lincoln Ave., 970-870-0240 Friday, Sept. 21 Foreign Film Series, 7-10 p.m. The Depot, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008, www.steamboatspringsarts.com

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Calendar Of Events Friday, Sept. 28 Library Performance: Meet the Steamboat Symphony Orchestra, Bud Werner Memorial Library, 970-870-3223, www. steamboatorchestra.org/concerts

October Saturday, Oct. 6 20th Annual Literary Sojourn Festival of Authors, presented by Bud Werner Memorial Library, Sheraton Steamboat Resort, www. literarysojourn.org

November Friday, Nov. 16 Foreign Film Series, 7-10 p.m., The Depot, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008, www.steamboatspringsarts.com Wednesday, Nov. 28 Classical Conversation at the Art Depot, 4 p.m. www.steamboatsymphonyorchestra.org

Friday, Oct. 19 Foreign Film Series, 7-10 p.m., The Depot, 1001 13th St., 970-879-9008, www. steamboatspringsarts.com Together in Concert – A Community Concert www.steamboatsymphonyorchestra.org

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

a beautiful experience time after time

Anniversary Season

June ~August 2012

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Steamboat Springs Arts Council

MONTECARLO

a multimedia contemporary exhibition, May 27th - July 13th

YOUNG AT ART 2012

creativity camps + rocketry, available for ages 4 - 14

FILM

Monthly 3rd Friday Free Foreign Film, 7pm, presented by SSAC & BWML

ART IN THE PARK

annual summer art festival, West Lincoln Park July 7th - 8th, 9am - 4pm

SUMMER ART artist member exhibition, August

3rd - September 4th

The Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts at the Depot,1001 13th Street steamboatspringsarts.com

Yampa Valley Arts & Gallery Guide Summer 2012  

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