Exhibition Proposals for 2018
Do you have an idea for an art exhibition? Carbondale Arts is always looking for fresh inspiration and new artists! Our R2 Gallery schedule is currently full for the 2017 and 2018 calendar year. Proposals for 2019 will be due May 1, 2018. Applications will be available later this fall.
Solo or Group Shows at Bonfire Coffee
Carbondale Arts also manages the artwork shown at Bonfire Coffee, located right on Main Street in downtown Carbondale and is an excellent high-traffic venue to display art. If you are interested in exhibiting at Bonfire, please contact Amy Kimberly at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 970-963-1680.
46th Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair Valley Artists' Booth
July 28-30, 2017
Applications are now closed for this year's Valley Artists' Booth at the 46th Annual Mountain Fair here in Carbondale this July 28-30. The booth allows local artists to exhibit and sell their artwork in a cooperative, inexpensive way. Gallery space is limited, and artwork will be juried. Applicants must be current members of Carbondale Arts and reside in an "816" ZIP code area. Submissions must be your own handmade (not manufactured, not imported) work. Criteria for judging include quality and uniqueness of items.
To apply next year, check back here in early spring 2018.
7th Annual Deck The Walls: An Artisanal Market
November 17-December 30, 2017
Carbondale Arts is now accepting applications for the 7th Annual Deck The Walls. Click the red button above to download an application, or visit http://www.carbondalearts.com/r2-gallery/7th-annual-deck-walls-artisanal-market/ for full details.
Presented each holiday season by Carbondale Arts, Deck The Walls is carefully juried and open to artists and crafts-folk all over the Roaring Fork Valley and the state of Colorado. Our goal is to provide vendors with an exceptional venue for their unique wares and to offer our community a chance to take home thoughtful and well-made local and regional goods.
Carbondale Arts is cultivating a vibrant collective of local and regional artists, designers, and hand-makers for this year’s Deck The Walls. We strive to help small businesses grow and to encourage community to engage and connect with the artisans while supporting our local economy during the holidays.
38th Annual Valley Visual Art Show
January & February, 2018
Carbondale Arts will begin accepting applications for the 38th Annual Valley Visual Art Show on Monday, November 13, 2017. The exhibition, which opens in January (2018), will accept only 50 artworks from 50 artists on a first-come first-served basis in an effort to keep all artwork within the gallery space at The Launchpad. As always, this show is open to everyone living in a ZIP code beginning with “816” and who is a current member of Carbondale Arts.
See the Valley Visual page under the R2 Gallery tab (above) to find the online application.
Take a Virtual Tour of the R2 Gallery!
Courtesy of max.ink and Matterport
Before taking down our June 2017 exhibition "Correspondence", curator Reina Katzenberger (and owner of max.ink) made a Virtual Reality Digital Archive of the installation using equipment from Mattersport who created an online 3D experience.
Check it out here: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=gKdnytYegdR