June Painting Party

1st Ever Painting Party at SPACe During the June 24 Fourth Friday Art Walk, SPACe held its first ever Painting Party. There were 11 party-goers who spent 1 1/2 hours so intensely painting their mountain landscapes that they didn’t have much time for wine or snacks. Kathy Hill led the [read more] >

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Reinvent Art

Reinvent Art: ReIMAGINE; RePURPOSE; ReNEW Artists were encouraged to find imaginative ways to remake old art or other found objects into innovative creations. SPACe members voted for cash awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places at the reception Sat. June 18. The winners are: 1st Place — Art Discards by Mary Hoffman [read more] >


2016 Children’s Art Workshop (CAW)

2016 Children’s Art Workshop (CAW) July 11-15, 2016 “Art Is All Around Us”  The 2016 Children’s Art Workshop in La Veta, CO is July 11-15 from 9 am – noon each day for children between Kindergarten and 7th Grade. We are excited to have top quality artists to teach and help students [read more] >

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Teen Art Workshop 2016

2016 Teen Art Workshop July 12, 13, 14  ♦  9 am – Noon Art You Can Use The Spanish Peaks Arts Council is introducing a new opportunity for young adults to explore three different art media– Watercolor, Fiber, and Jewelry. All materials will be provided, for a $45 fee per student. This [read more] >


Art in the Park

2016 Art in the Park La Veta, Colorado July 2 & 3, 2016 10 am – 5 pm Saturday, 10 – 4 Sunday no admission fees — food — music ALWAYS the weekend closest to Independence Day All kinds of handmade arts, crafts, jewelry, apparel, paintings, ceramics, glass, wood, etc. are [read more] >

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2016 studio tour

14th Annual Studio and Gallery Tour

14th Annual Studio and Gallery Tour August 6 & 7, 2016 10am – 4pm Free Self-Guided Tour Visit with artists in their studios and learn how they create. Enjoy artist demonstrations, along with opportunities to win artwork as you explore at your own pace. Several fiber artists will set up in the grassy [read more] >


Celebrating 40 Years

  1976-2016  Then and Now     Celebrating 40 Years — Where’s YOUR 40? This year SPACe is celebrating 40 years of Art in La Veta. As part of the celebration, artists were invited to create art for this show that has at least one secret “40” integrated, even hidden, in the art. [read more] >

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2016 Photography Show

2016 Photography Show May 19-June 11 This year SPACe members were invited to vote for the photographs they felt deserved special recognition. There will be awards given as follows: 1st place – $100   2nd place – $75   3rd place – $50 ( divided due to a tie)  There is [read more] >


Duality

Duality July 11 – Aug. 16, 2016 Artists are encouraged to explore doubles, opposites, pairs — abstract concepts or tangible realities.  Artwork must be the original concept and design of the artist.  All media are acceptable.  SPACe members will vote for cash awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places.  Artwork [read more] >

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Flora and Fauna

Flora and Fauna July 11 – Aug. 16, 2016 Artists are encouraged to enter artwork that relates to plant life or animal life.  Artwork must be the original concept and design of the artist.  All media are acceptable.  SPACe members will vote for cash awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd [read more] >


Huerfano Where Art Thou?

Huerfano Where Art Thou? Aug. 15 – Sept. 17, 2016 Artists are encouraged to focus on local subjects, themes, culture or history when creating works for this show.  Artwork must be the original concept and design of the artist.  All media are acceptable.  SPACe members will vote for cash awards [read more] >

huerfano where art thou

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40/40 Show

Celebrating 40 Years of Art with $40 Artwork Sept. 19 – Oct. 15 Every piece of art in this fundraiser will be 9½” x 9½”. For each $5 entry fee, artists will receive an 9½”x 9½” board. You can put whatever you like on the board–paint it, collage it, fiber it– and [read more] >