Carbondale Arts offers a wide range of community events throughout the year from gallery openings, to social sketching to Mountain Fair and even opera! Almost all of our events are free and open to the public.Read More
Now through March 23 at Carbondale Arts' R2 Gallery in The Launchpad
Carbondale Arts presents "Colorado ArtBeat Film Series + Art Exhibition" featuring works by Gregory Block, Robert Burch, Linda Girvin, Joshua Goss, and Sara Ransford, which opened on Friday, Feb. 23 at The Launchpad (76 S. 4th St, Carbondale). Colorado is home to many world class artists who don't always get the recognition and exposure that they deserve. "Colorado ArtBeat", produced by Chris and Heather Macdonald of FuseMedia, is a documentary film series and …
April 5 at 6pm
Join Carbondale Arts, The Carbondale Library and University of Colorado Boulder’s assistant professor of Latin American History, Fredy Gonzalez for a lecture on Thursday, Apr. 5 at 6p.m. at the Carbondale Branch Library. Gonzales will speak about the history of the Chinese community in Mexico from the turn of the twentieth century until the Cold War. Drawing upon Chinese-language sources, he presents previously-uncovered histories of the Chinese community and illustrates how the images that the Chinese presented of themselves helped counter the nasty and destructive stereotypes about them. At the same time, he argues for understanding Mexico as a country of immigrants as well as emigrants.
Due Friday, March 30
The 47th Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair theme will be "LOVE POLLINATOR" and Carbondale Arts is seeking artists to submit their ideas for the Mountain Fair poster and tshirt design. Artists must submit rough sketches of their ideas along with 2 work samples. A jury will pick one idea and Carbondale Arts staff will work with the artist to create the final poster design. The chosen artist will receive $650 and five t-shirts. Handmade …
Carbondale Arts provides art classes, studio sessions and other opportunities for arts education in collaboration with our public schools, teachers, and other community partners. Click below to see all of the offerings available.Read More
In the fall of 2017 Andrew Roberts-Gray received a commission for 4 paintings that were placed in Tokyo, Japan. The commission included the 36” x 96” painting on mirrored plexiglass titled “Cadmium”. His solo show “Processor” was on view in the summer of 2017 at Michael Warren Contemporary, Denver CO. Roberts-Gray had a one-person exhibition […]
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Carbondale Arts offers camps and classes on the Rosybelle Mobile Maker Bus all year long. For more information, details and schedules stay tuned here for more information. June 11-14, Digital Animation & Media Arts with Rodney O’Byrne at the Newcastle Recreation Center | June 18-21, DJ & Turntable Camp with Diego Felix a.k.a DJ Full […]
Save the date! April 28
Carbondale Arts and The Artbase are collaborating on a series focused on art + business. This first round of the series will focus on The Art of Marketing. “PR 101 for Artists: Get the Word Out About Your Art, for Free” In this beginner’s workshop, we will explore the simple, cost-effective, and powerful tool of […]
Check back here for information on everything from upcoming events, opportunities for artists, news on the Carbondale Creative Plan, application deadlines or just exciting news that we want to share with our wonderful community.Read More
Due Friday, March 30
The 47th Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair theme will be "LOVE POLLINATOR" and Carbondale Arts is seeking artists to submit their ideas for the Mountain Fair poster and t-shirt design. Artists must submit rough sketches of their ideas along with 2 work samples. A jury will pick one idea and Carbondale Arts staff will work with the artist to create the final poster design. The chosen artist will receive $650 and five t-shirts. Handmade …
Applications Now Available, Due April 6
Carbondale Arts is pleased to announce our new Artist Fellowship Program (AFP), consisting of three artist grant opportunities: The Alleghany Meadows Fellowship, The Ro Mead Community Arts Grant, and The Carbondale Arts Fellowship. The AFP is for artists and creatives of any genre, who need some funding to help them further their career, their art, or their ideas. The criteria is fairly open for these grants, and any artist residing within a ZIP code beginning …
Applications for shows now available!
Artists! Several applications are available NOW for upcoming exhibition opportunities. Don't miss out! Learn more about each of these exciting opportunities under the R2 Gallery tab at the top of the page (then see Artist Resources or Upcoming Exhibitions).
Applications for "Narrative Threads", a juried traveling book art show in the R2 Gallery this May 4-25, curated by Alicia Bailey of Denver-based Abecedarian Artists Books (due March 5, 2018): http://www.abecedariangallery.com/assets/content_files/opportunities/Narrative%20Threads%20prospectus.html
Applications for "Tiny Art Show", an exhibition …
Applications due March 2
To be selected as an Art Vendor at Mountain Fair, you must meet the following eligibility requirements. Any artist or craft person exhibiting his or her own handmade works of art. (Not manufactured, not imported.) Any community service, civic, or social organization, or educational institution selling only its own works of art. Criteria for judging include quality and uniqueness of items. For more information, please e-mail Alta Otto at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 970-379-5403. …
Needs Assessment & Market Study
The Town of Carbondale and the Carbondale Creative District are taking the first steps towards an Affordable Housing project in Carbondale with a Needs Assessment and Market Study. The town has procured an administrative grant from the Department of Local Affairs(DOLA) and The Town, with help from the CCD, will cover the rest. The Needs Assessment will take place in the late fall and will be conducted by Art Space. Stay tuned for more information. …
2 new parks forging ahead!
You will start seeing more changes on the ARTway this fall. Designs are complete for DeRail Park at Hwy. 133 and the trail and the Latino Folk Art Garden at 8th and the Rio Grande. RFTA has graded DeRail and some clean-up and Planting Days are in the works in late September and early October. The Carbondale Rotary Clubs are leading the charge for DeRail Park. We are in great need of plants and trees. …