While most of the world may have preconceived notions about who can claim the word “artist,” there are those who can see the endless possibilities art creates for anyone—including those society might easily overlook. Case in point: Discover Goodwill’s revolutionary program called Possibilities. It’s an experiential life-skills program that serves a wide array of participants […]
As a child, Raphael Sassi discovered drawing in Maryland and was immediately hooked. “Being an artist was the best thing that I could do,” he recalled. “I knew I loved making pictures.” After declaring this intention to his art teacher father, his father encouraged Raphael to build a strong portfolio featuring his varied interests of […]
Nudging its audience to lead more imaginative lives through sensory experiences, sparking dialogue and affecting positive change in communities through art – here lies the trifecta of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs’ Galleries of Contemporary Art. Commonly referred to as GOCA, the name populates two fully-realized, multi-media gallery spaces within the city: One on […]
Local publishers Scott Boyer and Kayla Gronseth of Yellow Beak Press are, at the root, collectors of flash as artifacts which they hang in their home and are happy to share with the world through their publications.
Art and Salvage Gallery owner Jessica Vogel says people in Salida bring her windows to paint on all the time, often dropping them off overnight on the sidewalk in front of the gallery, where wood-framed panes of glass greet her when she arrives in the morning.
On June 14, The Modbo is celebrating its fifth anniversary, which co-owner Lauren Andrus says is like 132 in downtown Colorado Springs art gallery years. She isn’t wrong, especially when you consider the fact that The Modbo is a for-profit gallery. Help Lauren and Brett Andrus celebrate their success!