CCAH, Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities, 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.
June 3 from 6 to 8pm
Join the Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanities for the opening reception of “Mandalas Considered,” a solo exhibition featuring new paintings by Richard Carter on June 3 from 6 to 8pm in the R2 Gallery. Carter’s valley roots reach back to the conversion of Aspen’s old Holy Cross Power House into the Aspen Center for Visual Arts (which then changed to the Aspen Art Museum). His exhibition at The Launchpad uses the mandala’s form as a meditation in painting… and to also invoke science and geometry while going on a bender with color. This exhibition will run through June 24th.
Stop by Bonfire Coffee on Main Street to view the work of Takeo Hiromitsu through the month of June. Takeo is an artist in multiple media but has been focusing on drawing and painting as of late. Takeo graduated from CSU with a BFA in Printmaking in 2010. In addition to Takeo’s works at Bonfire, you can see a giant 8′ by 6-1/2′ collaboration (still in progress) with Stanley Bell at The Launchpad. If you want to see Takeo in action, stop by SAW (the Studio for Arts and Works) to catch him working in his studio.
Through May 27th
CCAH invites the public to attend the Opening Reception for “Renascence” an art exhibition featuring original works by Dean Bowlby, Andrea Kemp, Daniel Sprick and Gregory Tonozzi. The term “renascence” is an older term for “renaissance” and refers to a renewal, or revival, in the world of the classical arts and the spirit of learning and culture. Each of these now established and highly respected artists had their beginnings here in the Roaring Fork Valley and it is a great honor for CCAH to host their masterfully crafted paintings and sensual, tactile sculptures.
“Renascence” opens on Friday, April 29, from 6:30-8:30pm and runs through May 27. Gallery viewing hours are 9am-5pm on weekdays and 10am-2pm on Saturdays. More information under the R2 Gallery page.