Plein Air Painting Show

Plein Air Painting Show En plein air is a French expression which means “in the open air” and is particularly used to describe the act of painting outdoors. Artwork accepted in this show must have been painted primarily outdoors. Artwork that has been shown in a SPACe show during the past 12 months (not including [read more] >

Bird on a Barbed Wire Fence


Pastel Portraits with Vilas Tonape

Pastel Portraiture Workshop with Vilas Tonape  —  $75 To register send a check to SPACe, PO Box 803, La Veta, CO 81055. Pay by credit card using PayPal, or come in to the SPACe facility, 132 W. Ryus, La Veta. SPACe is open 11 am – 4 pm (Noon-4 on [read more] >

Art in the Park

2015 Art in the Park La Veta, Colorado July 4 & 5, 2015 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. [read more] >

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Mating Dance by Cathy Mullens

2015 Photography Show

2015 Annual Photography Show July 12 – Aug. 15, 2015 Photography must be the original concept and creation of the artist. Works created either on film or digitally will be accepted. No artwork that has been in a SPACe Gallery show within the past 12 months will be accepted. (except [read more] >

Clay Creations

2015 Clay Creations Show July 12 – Aug. 15, 2015 Works created primarily of clay that are the original concept of the artist will be accepted. Artists may enter a collection of up to 4 pieces that are to be displayed and sold together as one entry.  (Example: 2 saucers [read more] >

Lori Hannon display of bowls 2012

Dale Gillan sanding log-web

Cottonwood Bench Project

Cottonwood Bench Public Works Art Project Local woodcarver and surgeon Dale Gillan has been selected to transform the massive Cottonwood log into an artistic bench for La Veta. The log was transported to the courtyard of the La Veta School of the Arts April 16, 2015 by Robert Ingoldby of RAI enterprises (The [read more] >

La Veta Art & Garden Tour

2015 La Veta Art and Garden Tour PROGRAM SCHEDULE This multi-day event has something for everyone – Art, Gardens, Fiber Demonstrations, Classes and Food – to inspire your creative and culinary experience.  THURSDAY, JULY 30th 9:00am-Noon               Backyard Homesteading is a 3-hour class on building a small organic homestead taught by [read more] >

2015 LAG postcard SM

Vilas Tonape discussing diagonal compositions

2015 Colorado Show

COLORADO! June 7 – July 11, 2015 RECEPTION  June 13, 5 – 7 pm Guest enjoy refreshments at the reception. Russel Austin played quietly as guests enjoy the artwork.          Show judge Vilas Tonape is shown here discussing the use of diagonals in compositions. Congratulations to the [read more] >

Artist’s Choice & Inner Idea Artists

Artist’s Choice & Inner Idea Artists On display until June 6. Reception May 23, 5 – 7 pm Wonderful turn out for the reception!   So many of the pieces in the Artist’s Choice show are displayed under glass and the reflections prohibit taking accurate photos, so here are details from [read more] >


Morning After Snowfall, 1947

Gene Kloss Exhibit at SPACe

Gene Kloss Exhibit at SPACe August 16 – September 12, 2015 Gene Kloss (Alice Geneva Glasier) was born in 1903 and began her career as an artist in California. In 1925, after a visit to Taos, she was enchanted by New Mexico. Her body of work includes watercolors, etchings and [read more] >