Our next group of shows opens Friday, June 21,during Manitou’s 3rd Friday Art Walk. They are: “Out to the Inside,” paintings by Corina Garcia and Kaelyn Tischer. This opens 5-9 p.m. and runs through Aug. 3 in Venue 515′s Grand Hallway. The artists’ statements: Corina Garcia: ”My work portrays human emotions and identity issues. I use my insecurities as the fuel for inspiration to dig deeply into myself. I put my flaws and vulnerability on display in order to show my audience who I [...]
“Black Testament,” features the most recent work of recent UCCS graduate Dáreece Walker. Using mixed media on found/recycled cardboard and wood, the exhibit deals with issues of the black human experience as it relates to contemporary America and its history. The artist uses found/recycled cardboard and wood as a subtle metaphor for products of industry, qualities of being cheap or disposable, and forgotten history.
Call for artists for “a fit of fluxus” 8-11 p.m. July 19 Business of Art Center’s Venue 515, 515 Manitou Ave. Manitou Springs This is a freewill event that you create. We are looking for intermedia artists to perform live, who want to experiment with any combination of sound, image, object, text, and audience to create events that allow for chance, spontaneity, and humor. This is a free event and [...]
The Green Box Arts Festival has put out a call for volunteers for June 23 – July 13, 2013 in Green Mountain Falls. The Green Box Arts Festival, launched in 2009 to provide artists and visitors an opportunity to nurture the creative process and explore new artistic directions in the natural beauty its surroundings, will highlight an impressive lineup of artistic exhibits, performances and classes. As an essential component to the [...]
The eighth grade class from Manitou Springs Middle School has just finished a book, It’s Manitou’s Business, that showcases local businesses. Each student researched a local business and interviewed them about what makes their firm unique. They used their research to tell the history of each company and business owner while creating a profile of Manitou itself. The students have emulated the business community that they studied in the way they [...]
Update: We have had multiple people ask if they could turn in their submissions late. As such we are extending the deadline to the 19th. If you thought about donating but ran out of time now is your chance! In case you haven’t heard, Art Squared promises to be the squarest fundraiser in town! Help us make it a success.
Stop by 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 11 for tons o’ fun: The Spring Cleaning Art Sale, with a huge variety of original art in all media (including piece below) from our collection, priced to sell! Manitou Springs Garden Club Plant Sale and Home Show, with vegetables, annuals, perennials, herbs, fruit bushes, flowering and grape vines, and grasses. The grand opening of the Avenue Shop at Mabel’s Café, with live music and art demos; you’ll get a free cookie with [...]
Hey all our line up for the next set of shows is really amazing. Check it out! The Hagnauer Gallery “Black Testament,” will feature the most recent work of recent UCCS graduate Dáreece Walker. Using mixed media on found/recycled cardboard and wood, the exhibit deals with issues of the black human experience as it relates to contemporary America and its history. The artist uses found/recycled cardboard and wood as a subtle [...]
Update: April Fools! As if it wasn’t obvious, this was indeed an April Fool’s Day goof. I hope you all had as much fun reading it as we did writing it. After much deliberation we are ready to announce our new name. We have thought long and hard about this decision, and have decided that the Business and Commerce Center will be our new moniker. Not only does it match our [...]
Hey BAC members, this is just a friendly reminder that we will be changing the art in the Members Gallery (formerly the Atrium) on Tuesday, April 2. You can drop off new work and pick up the old from 2pm to 7pm. This display will be up through June 4. We will be hosting a potluck starting at 5pm on Tuesday as well. This will be followed by a critique [...]