Botanica II – 2014

Botanica II
April 22 – May 17, 2014
Opening Reception
TUESDAY, April 22 ~ 5 – 7:00 pm
In honor of Earth Day

With a special tribute to the 100 year old Cottonwood Tree on Poplar St. in La Veta that was cut down last fall.



The Town of La Veta was designated

a Tree City USA® 27 years ago.


Cottonwoods have been planted in the town since the 1880s, before arborists designated female (cottonbearing) and male varieties. Many did not survive, but there a quite a few very old cottonwoods scattered around La Veta. For a few days every year, La Veta sees a storm of cotton in the air as they spread their seeds.

Come and discuss how SPACe should best use the remaining trunk of the tree

Here are a few of the original art pieces in the show: