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fun day

OZ, the Artist’s Workshop in New Castle, is offering a series of free events on Saturdays. Pastel artist Betsy Blackard will demonstrate from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, March 22. People can try them out and muchies will be served. On March 29, from 7-9 p.m., oil painter David Cook will paint a landscape using the “easy fours,” four shapes in four shades, using four colors, one brush and a few paper towels. The studio is at 331 W. Main, New Castle. For information call 984-0445.

calling all artists

Space is still available for artist demonstrations at the Heart of Basalt Arts Festival Saturday, May 10. Artists will demonstrate and show their art along Midland Avenue and at the new Riverwalk complex. Battle of the Bands with local musicians is from noon to 6 p.m. at Lions Park. Food and refreshments will be available at the park. $15 registration fee to reserve a space and for a Basalt business license. Student artists can reserve space for free. Call 927-1384 for more information.

art show

The Western Colorado Watercolor Society will have an All Members Show at the Western Colorado Center for the Arts in Grand Junction, April 4-16. Members may enter three water media paintings. Works must be framed and under glass. The paintings may not exceed 38 inches on any side. There will be a $5 charge for each piece. Virginia Blackstock of Hotchkiss will judge the show. Monetary awards will be given for the first-, second- and third-place paintings. For information call Sally Thompson, Glenwood Springs, 945-7033.

Bad Art Night

Bad Art Night, 8 p.m. Mondays at the Feral Book Cafe, 723 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs, 928-8744.

student show

CMC Student Multi-Media Art Exhibit, “Learn, Discover, Imagine” at the CMC Gallery, 9th and Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs.

Raku workshop

Saggar and raku workshop with visiting artist Terry Shepherd, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, April 12-13, at the Colorado Mountain College Aspen studio. Class limit is 15. Cost $65. To register call 925-7740. Participants may bring three small bisque-ware pots to be fired during the workshop. Shepherd recommends white stoneware clay with some grog or sand.

Art Guild offers


The Glenwood Springs Art Guild will offer three art-related grants for the 2003-2004 school year for graduating seniors from the Re-1, Re-2 or Grand Valley school districts. For an applications write to the Glenwood Springs Art Guild, P.O. Box 64, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602. Deadline is Wednesday, April 23, at 5 p.m. For information call Kikuko Woodyard at 945-8270 or your local high school art teachers.

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