40/40 Show

THE 40/40 SHOW Celebrating 40 Years of Art with $40 Artwork There’s an Artist in Everyone Sept. 20 – Oct. 15, 2016 Every piece of art in this fundraiser is 8″ x 8″. All artwork is priced at $40. During the opening reception Sept. 24, as many pieces as can be displayed will [read more] >



Harvest Show

Harvest Show Sept. 20 – Oct. 15 Reception: Sept. 24, 5-7 Music provided by Russel Austin from 5 – 6 pm This is our annual Fall Show, to be on display in conjunction with the Fundraiser, 40/40 Show. Artists were encouraged to enter art that connects with the season of harvests. [read more] >

Colors of the Southwest

Colors of the Southwest Aug. 16 – Sept. 17, 2016 RECEPTION Aug. 20, 2016 ~ 5 – 7 pm Refreshments provided by Alys’ Catering ~ No admission fee Charles and Jeanette White attended the reception and graciously agreed to sign copies of the 2015 catalogs given to the generous donors [read more] >

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Shannon Johnson-Moonlight Peaks

Huerfano Where Art Thou?

Huerfano Where ART Thou? Aug. 16 – Sept. 17, 2016 RECEPTION AUG. 20, 5 – 7 pm Please see the post for the Colors of the Southwest for pictures of the reception Artists were encouraged to focus on local subjects, themes, culture or history when creating works for this show.  SPACe members [read more] >

Flora and Fauna

Flora and Fauna July 12 – Aug. 16, 2016 OPENING RECEPTION July 16, 5 – 7 pm Refreshments–No admission fee The Flora and Fauna Show includes 48 pieces of original art in a wide variety of subjects and media, with floral themes in the majority. Artists in the show are Eleisa [read more] >


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Duality July 12 – Aug. 16, 2016 Artists were encouraged to explore doubles, opposites, pairs — abstract concepts or tangible realities. All artwork is the original concept and design of the artist. There is a wide variety of media and concepts in this remarkable show. OPENING RECEPTION July 16, 5-7 pm [read more] >

14th Annual Studio and Gallery Tour

14th Annual Studio and Gallery Tour Begin the Tour at SPACe, 132 W Ryus in the La Veta Town Park 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 [read more] >

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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] >

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] >

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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] >

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] >