2022 Artists’ Choice


2022 Artists’ Choice

May 24 – June 18, 2022

RECEPTION May 28, 5 – 7 pm

The 2022 Artists’ Choice show is a collection of 40 artworks created by 13 area artists in a variety of styles, media and subjects. Artists in the show are Lisa Nader Baca, Mary Jane Butler, Lucinda Collins, Ann Gethen, Kathy Hill, Gay E. Kohl, Nan McDowell, Dale Dean Quintana, Kenny Schneider, Ted Shafer, Karen Voepel, Gary Weston, and Peggy Zehring. In addition, Rebecca Myers and Ted Shafer are each showing collections of their artwork in the Fuller Gallery.

The images shown here represent one of each artist’s works.

REBECCA MYERS

Rebecca Myers is a professional artist who works both in clay and painting. She received her BFA in Art and a MA in Art History. She has taught students of all ages in the public and private sectors.  Most recently, she retired from teaching Art History, Studio Art and Humanities at Pikes Peak Community College. Although she is legally blind, she creates her own art in her studios located in Colorado Springs and La Veta. She revels in color and texture both in her mask sculptures and her paintings.  Many of her works have tactile qualities with vibrant use of color.  THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO FEEL the bumps and valleys of her art with their hands to obtain a complete experience!  For more examples of her work, please see her website, www.rebeccamyers.com .

TED SHAFER, Photography

Ted Shafer’s large collection of photographs comprises “The Historic Churches & Chapels of Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico”. All proceeds from sales will be given to the Spanish Peaks Arts Council and the La Puente Home Food Bank.

Ted began his journey as a photographer in the 1970’s. When he is shooting in nature, he searches for the perfect moment where all the elements of light, clouds, landscape, and timing come together to form a single wonderful instant. He strives to capture images that reveal the mood of an area rather than what typically gets captured in traditional photography. “I love to record the mood of the shot, which usually requires visiting the same location repeatedly. I allow myself to be completely immersed in the surroundings”