Wild Sage stages open house
Wild Sage Studio is hosting a spring pottery open house from 5:30-9 p.m. today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Visit a working studio specializing in traditional country ware, hand-painted terra-cotta ware and non-functional saggar, horsehair and other types of pottery.
Wild Sage Studio is located 1.2 miles north of I-70 in the west end of Peach Valley.
Call the studio at 876-0839 for more information.
Roaring Fork High School Annual Art Show
Carbondale’s high school students and a well-respected late artist from the community (Jackie Chandler) will be honored through thousands of pieces of artwork at the Roaring Fork High School Annual Art Show, on display Monday through Wednesday, May 19-21. Exhibit hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.
From ceramics and mixed media to acrylic paintings and wood furniture, the show highlights the work of about 100 students in grades nine through 1 who have studied art throughout the year with teachers Cathleen McCourt and Kate Giampapa.
Vases on display
Colorado Mountain College, 831 Grand Ave. is hosting “In Honor, In Memory…A Reminder of Individual Sacrifice and the Cost of War.” The show will features some of the more than a thousand memorial vases crafted by local artist Annette Roberts-Gray. Each piece bears the name of an American soldier killed in Iraq.
Artist’s Mercantile presents local painter
The Artist’s Mercantile is featuring local painter Mark Lemon this month. Lemon’s vivid landscape paintings are a depiction of Western life and history. His work will be up through June at the gallery, 720 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs.
Stout at CCC
The Carbondale Clay Center, 135 Main St., is presenting a show of resident technician Ben Stout’s work this month. According to Stout, he feels inspired by families and domestic life. He’s made his functional pieces with just that audience in mind.
See “organic” jewelry at SAW
The Studio for Arts + Works, 978 Euclid Ave. in Carbondale, is hosting a show by local jeweler Colby June Smith this month. Her newest pieces are inspired by the native grasses of Colorado.
Student expo at CCAH
The Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities is hosting an exhibition of student art from all over the valley this month. CCAH is located at 645 Main St.
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