November 20 – December 24
Saturday, December 19, 2009
November 20 – December 24
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
African Art Market November 3-14, 2009
November 3 Exhibit opens in the Barbara Conrad Gallery Silent Auction Benefit of 6”x6” canvases by local artists beginsNovember 3-14 Artist demonstrations throughout the day – in the Gallery.November 4 “African Art: Function and Meaning:” presentation by Dr. Joshua Fisher, Visiting Instructor of Art History, Fort Lewis College.November 5 “Engineers Without Borders” project in Yua, Ghana 2009: presentation by Kate Dorrell, NAU, photojournalist.November 6 Friday evening reception to welcome and meet artists – 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.November 6 Drumming workshop with Akeem Ayanniyi, 9th generation Yoruba talking drummer. In the Dance Studio, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.November 10 “Citizen Journalism in Africa and Beyond:” Andrew McGregor, photographer and founder of The Tizano Project.November 11 “The Devil Came on Horseback” film about Darfur crisis by Annie Sundberg and Rikki Stern. Sundance Official Selection 2007. November 12 “Make All Children Smile in Zimbabwe” by Judy Duke November 14 Silent Auction Benefit ends 3:00 pm. Gallery closes at 5:00 p.m.The artists: Award winning, internationally recognized photographers and African artists whose work will be featured in the gallery exhibit and offered for sale:
Phil Borges – http://philborges.com/
Nick Brandt - http://nickbrandt.com/
Suzi Moore McGregor- http://www.photosbysuzimooremcgregor.com/
African Artists and Artwork:
Moussa Albaka – of Niger; internationally acclaimed silversmith of Tuareg jewelry, UNESCO Seal of Excellence Award winner
Akeem Ayanniyi - Nigerian drummer and artist now living in Santa Fe; founder of Agalu, Yoruba Cultural Troupe of Nigeria
Mamadou Bah - from Guinea; baskets and artwork from Ghana, Zimbabwe, and South Africa.
Alaji Juwara - born in Gambia, now a trader and importer of highest quality textiles from Ghana, Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire and Zaire and antique trading beads from West and East Africa and Venice, Italy.
East Meets West importers-masks, musical instruments & much more from many African countries
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Monday, September 28, 2009
Friday, September 25, 2009
Thursday, September 24, 2009
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Friday, September 18, 2009
Sunday, September 13, 2009
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
Monday, August 10, 2009
Monday, June 29, 2009
Friday, June 26, 2009
A juried show September 9-26 in conjunction with Durango Open Studios
From the doors that we walk through to the paint on our floors and the stacks of paper and clay that crowd our walkways, this is a show for the inspiration of creating. Area artists are invited to submit 1 to 5 images of their artwork along with 1 to 5 images of the space where they create and the process within. This show is open to artists of all media.* Space is limited; for this reason, Open Doors is a juried show. It will be held from September 9-26, 2009 at the Durango Arts Center in correlating with Durango Open Studios.
*Video and projection Artists please see Categories
(Information on Jurors will be up soon!)
This event is open to all artists 18 years of age or older residing within 150 miles of Durango Colorado.
Open to all forms of art.
For Registration form:
Tuesday, September 8: Drop off Date for Selected Work at Durango Arts Center
Wednesday, September 9: Open Doors & Open Studios open to public
Friday, September 18: Meet the Artists of Open Doors & Open Studios during downtown Durango Gallery Walk.
September 26-27: Durango Open Studios
Monday, September 28: Open Doors & Open Studios Closes...
Artwork taken down from DAC and picked up by artists
-Registration for this event is now closed... please check back for more opportunities!-
Questions? Please contact Durango Open Studios firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, June 22, 2009
*Video and projection artists, please contact event coordinator directly to discuss options. Crystal Hartman at email@example.com
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Durango Open Studios 2009
This event is open to all artists residing in Durango Colorado and closely surrounding areas.
A full color book/guide of participating artists will be created and provided to artists and sponsors for distribution. More information will be provided with registration.
Open to all forms of art.
D.O.S will not take a sales commission on artwork sold during this event.
Registration for Durango Open Studios 2009 constitutes an agreement on the part of the participant to the conditions set forth. Participating artists agree to open their studio (11:00-4:00 unless artist chooses to extend hours) or supply artwork for alternative venues for one weekend (September 26-27). Artists agree to supply images and information pertaining to their work to be printed in the D.O.S. guide/book and used for educational or promotional purposes related to the event. D.O.S reserves the right to (respectful) final marketing decisions. No artist registered to open his/her studio for this event may withdraw after July 1 (first) 2009. (In case of medical or other specific circumstances request for withdraw may be submitted to committee for approval.)
Friday, June 5: Registration deadline
Friday, June 19: Late Registration deadline
Friday, July 10: Images of Artwork and bio info due for D.O.S book.
Wednesday, August 5: D.O.S books available to artists and sponsors
Tuesday, September 8: Opening of D.O.S. Taster and Satellite Artist Exhibit at the Durango Arts Center
Friday, September 25: Durango Open Studios Opening Reception at The Rochester Hotel
Saturday, September 26: Durango Open Studios
Sunday, September 27: Durango Open Studios
Several workshops, lectures, and demonstrations will be offered in preparation for and during the Durango Open Studios weekend. Tips on making your Open Studio strong will be supplied upon receipt of registration along with book layout and other event related information.
If you or someone you know would like to show your artwork in this event, but are unable to open your studio (location where you create) for the D.O.S. weekend, please send a request for information on Alternative Venues. Alternative Venue Artists will not be included in the D.O.S. book/guide and must send letter or email of interest no later than June 19, 2009.
The Rochester Hotel, Southwest Arts Perspective, Open Shutter Gallery, Durango Silver Company, 4Corners Arts and Gallery Guide, The Durango Arts Center, Goodman's Art Bin, The Art Supply House, Basin Printing, Yarn, Native Mother Naturals...
Please contact Durango Open Studios firstname.lastname@example.org