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Artphest runs during Burning Mountain Festival this weekend at the New Castle Community Center.

Coal Seam Fire remembered

July at the Center for the Arts is also about remembrance and reflection. Phoenix Rising: Remembering the Coal Seam Fire is the focus of the art exhibit this month. Eight artists have put together a collection of works that represent that event in art. The works are powerful and healing.

The artists reception and coffeehouse at 7 p.m. Friday, July 18. Many of the officials who took charge during that event have been invited to tell the story about how they saved our town.

Calling all artists

The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is calling for artist entries for the Mask exhibit, Aug. 8-31, with an artist reception at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8. Open to everyone of all ages.

This exhibit provides a great opportunity to those who do not typically show in a gallery. Any two or three dimensional art or sculpture is acceptable. The art center is offering a mask making workshop on Aug. 2 in Centennial Park. Applications are due by Friday, July 25.

Visit “otherworld”

The Colorado Mountain College Center for Excellence in the Arts Gallery, 9th St. and Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, presents “otherworld,” an exhibit of fine art photography by Katherine Schmidt through Aug. 22. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Calling all artists for Fall Art Festival

The Glenwood Springs Art Guild is taking applications for the annual Fall Art Festival. Contact registration co-chairman Portia, at 945-0393, or mail a request for a registration packet to the Glenwood Springs Art Guild, P.O. Box 64, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602. The Fall Art Festival is Sept. 24-28.

The art work represented will include oil, acrylic, water media, graphics, pastel, mixed media, collage, batik, hand-pulled fine art prints, sculpture, and hand-thrown or hand-built pottery. To be a patron of the festival, call Mary Gould at 945-9860 or Anne Jolley at 945-9525.

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