Issue: Fall 2007
Fall 2007 Resources
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Artist studio space available in Cortez at the Johnson Building. Electricity, A/C and heat included. 200 s.f. and up. Contact Susan (970) 565-9156.
Exposure Productions has studio space for rent. Available by the month, week, day or hour. 1200 s.f., 16 ft. ceiling, lighting grid, overhead door, sets/backdrops. Great space for film/video/photography studio shoots. Also a great space to create large- scale sculpture/paintings or a rehearsal space for musicians and performance art! (970) 759-0987, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stronghouse Studios is an artist cooperative that rents out affordable studio space for visual artists to work and create in the heart of Telluride. Contact: Brittany Miller at (970) 728-8959 or email@example.com.
Artists’ Gatherings – Third Wednesday of every month,5:30 p.m. in the Barbara Conrad Gallery, Durango Arts Center. You do not need to be an artist to attend. http://www.durangoarts.org
Durango Photography Club meets 7–9 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month (except Aug. and Dec.) at the Administration Building of the La Plata County Fair Grounds. Contact: Joel White at (970) 259-6808 or Linda Pampinella at (970) 884-7053.
Pagosa Springs Photography Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month at the Community Center. Contact: Jim Struck at (970) 731-6468.
Call for Artists
Moe’s Starlight Lounge, 937 Main Avenue, Durango, is looking to feature you and your work on Wednesdays! Perform your visual art making in front of a live audience, network, expose yourself to potential clients and enjoy the atmosphere. Call Rick at (970) 749-7231 for details.
An Arts Co-op is forming in Cortez – Call Joy at (970) 564-0888.
Poster Contest – The Durango Cowboy Gathering is seeking original artwork for their 2008 20th Anniversary poster. All mediums welcome. The preferred image would be the artist’s interpretation of the original 1989 poster image for the Durango Cowboy Gathering. Over $2,000 in prizes with top prize of $500. For more information call Linda Mannix at (970) 749-2995 or visit http://www.durangocowboygathering.org.
Calling All Montelores Artists to support the new Mancos Library Building Project. Art auction set for mid-February 2008 (date and time TBA). Contact for prospectus after Sept. 15: Patsy Smith, (970) 533-7569, firstname.lastname@example.org or Bryan Kyle (970) 739-1260, email@example.com.
Calling All Emerging Designers – Kitty Kitty Boom Boom is looking for limited run and one-of-a-kind pieces by independent designers. Our style is a little bit vintage/retro, a little bit goth, a little bit punk, and a lot of fun. Call Connie at (970) 385-1840 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 14 – Annual Juried Arts Show at the Cortez Cultural Center Oct. 5-27. Juror: Karen Kristen, http://www.skyartkarenkristin.com. $250 prize money. For a prospectus, send a SASE to 25 N. Market, Cortez, CO 81321 or call (970) 565-1151. http://www.cortezculturalcenter.org
Sept. 20 – Call for artists into the Important Works 2007 National Juried Art Show: Oct. 1–31, Lost Dog, Durango. Prizes will be announced at the opening reception, Oct. 1, 5–8 p.m. Jurors: Brandon Donahue, CO; Sara Sense, CA; Soni Cabllero, NYC. For prospectus, send SASE to 60 Timber Drive, Durango, CO 81303.
Sept. 25 – “Unhooked Again,” the decorated bra show to benefit the SJ Medical Foundation is looking for artists to decorate bras for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Make your own or decorate one already made. The bras will be for sale and some for silent auction. All proceeds go to the SJ Medical Foundation. Show dates: Oct. 2–27. Reception Oct. 5, 5–7 p.m. Artifacts, 302 E. Main St. Farmington, NM, (505) 327-2907.
Sept. 30 – Poetry Contest seeking published and unpublished poems in any style, theme or genre. $3,500 in prizes, including top prize of $1,000. For more info: Winning Writers, Tom Howard Poetry Contest, 351 Pleasant St PMB 222, Northampton, MA 01060 or http://www.winningwriters.com/tompoetry or email@example.com.
Oct. 22 – Ah Haa School’s fifth annual Youth Art Awards honors regional students for their creativity and interest in the arts by giving them the opportunity to study at the Ah Haa School. Prizes awarded. Applications available at the Ah Haa School at 300 South Townsend, Telluride, CO 81435. http://www.ahhaa.org/
Oct. 25 – “Heels and Handbags” - Buy a bag to decorate or make your own, then make the heels to match. Show dates: Oct. 30–Nov. 20. Reception Nov. 2, 5–7 p.m. Artifacts, 302 E. Main St. Farmington, NM, (505) 327-2907.
Nov. 27 – Fire & Ice. Our annual holiday show offers local artists working in all media an opportunity to submit works which lend themselves to the theme of Fire and Ice, celebrating winter and all it brings. Applications are available at the Ah Haa School at 300 South Townsend, Telluride, CO 81435. http://www.ahhaa.org/
Gallery Sales Position available in Durango. Sales experience required. Friendly, personable and outgoing. Enjoys talking with the public. Computer skills and web design a plus! Many weekends, nights & holidays required. Minimum 1 year commitment. Please email resume, references and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arts Perspective magazine is seeking an experienced ad sales person to help keep up our growing arts community! Excellent communication skills and an appreciation for the arts is a must. Part-time position. Commission commensurate with experience. Serious inquires may email resume to email@example.com.
Arts Perspective magazine offers opportunities for artists to earn advertising space. Design and decorate a news rack, help distribute copies, spread the word! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.