Baby Marmot by Front. Range Photography Group.
SUBMITTED BY SOUTH SUBURBAN PUBLIC ART COMMITTEE
Each month, the South Suburban Public Art Committee selects three local artists to display their work at three recreation centers and selects one artist quarterly for an exhibit at the Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel. Art displays at these facilities are intended to support and promote South Suburban’s mission to enrich the lives of all its residents and encourage a legacy of art to be enjoyed and appreciated.
These temporary art exhibits are also a chance to showcase local artists. The artists exhibiting August 1-31 are:
Arturo Garcia of Lakewood, calls his colorful display of oil paintings TATANKA: The Spirit of the Land, an exhibit about the life of the American bison, its habitat, history and culture. Read more about it on Arturo’s website. His work is on display at Buck Recreation Center.
Photographs of Colorado wilds by Bill Utter of Centennial, features Colorado wildlife and landscapes in framed digital photographs. Samples of the photographs include the Rocky Mountain big horn sheep, sand hill cranes, and Black Canyon of the Gunnison. The photograghs can be seen at Lone Tree Recreation Center.
Lenna Kay of Littleton art display features a variety of subject matter painted on tiles. The tiles are then coated with liquid metal to produce an Old World-art appearance. The work is on display at Goodson Recreation Center. She will have another show in September at the Lone Tree Recreation Center.
Taking Stock by Cathy Lester.
Front Range Photography Group from thoughout the Denver metro area is a group of amateur photographers that photographs and displays around metro Denver. This exhibit will show wildlife-themed photographs.
At the Lone Tree Golf Club and Hotel Sept. 1- 29. The photos will also be on display Sept. 1-29 at the Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel,
These temporary art exhibits are also a chance to showcase local artists. The artists exhibiting in September:
The Paint Box Guild of Littleton is a guild of 40 active artists was established in 1973 by Lucille Grisham. It encourages beginning and advanced artists, provides a forum for idea exchanges and locates venues for exhibition. The Paint Box Guild exhibit strives to display originality through the use of various compositions and designs at the Buck Recreation Center.
Cathy Lester’s of Centennial display, Art for the Animal Lover, and once anyone sees it, you’ll know why. Her dazzling use of watercolors and her precise use of pencils illustrate her passion for animals as she captures each animal’s spirit and uniqueness. View the work at the Goodson Recreation Center.
South Suburban’s Public Art Committee encourages all Colorado artists to submit an application to display their artwork on a temporary basis. For a complete list of guidelines and an art exhibition application, read them online or contact the Arts and Enrichment Manager, Darcie LaScala, at 720-245-2601.
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