Cultivating Makers & Creators: Celebrating the Grand Opening of COCO Crafted Colorado Collective has walked a fascinating journey since it first began as a dream just a little over three years ago. Since our launch, we have been an online magazine and a print publication, and in 2017 we will be redoubling our efforts in […]
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 […]
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.