Arts & Entertainment

Durango woman’s beaded earrings gaining audience

It all began with the grass dance. Desirae Yazzie said she began making beaded earrings after she watched a friend help her son, Cree, 2, prepare for the men’s traditional dance. “My son is a grass...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Studio & wants your pandemic postcards

Raise your hand if you’re over the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve been in the pandemic for almost a year and people are struggling. Maybe more than you know. Sometimes, being able to speak to that...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Sculptor makes art on a large scale

Local artist Jeff Wise is taking three of his large-scale sculptures on a road trip. The pieces, “Water Bug,” “Philomena Dates a Photon” and “Cryptic Voyage” will be part of a solo exhibition Wise...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Virtual show explores ‘Resilient Matriarchy’

When multimedia artist Venaya Yazzie lost her grandmother to heart failure just about a year ago, her world was shattered. “She really just was my support system, and so when I lost her, I felt...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Local studio potter Drea Clements looks to nature

Sometimes, something as small as a gift from your parents can jump-start a lifelong passion. For local studio potter Drea Clements, that nudge came from a pottery wheel she was given when she was a...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘The Funny Pages’: Dan Groth’s latest show at Studio & canceled, but there’s good news

You want the good news or the bad news first? We’ll start with the bad: Tonight’s opening reception at Studio & for “Insect Footprints: An Accumulation of Events – New Work from Dan Groth” has...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango Arts Center hosts COVID-19-themed exhibit

According to mythology, each time a phoenix dies, it is reborn and rises from its own ashes. Drawing on the hope and inspiration of this mythological creature, the Durango Arts Center has named its...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

DAC wants to fill your weekend with art

It feels like things are slowly come back to life after the murky months of the unknown – and closures as a result. This includes Durango Arts Center’s annual Autumn Arts Festival, which will be...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango galleries celebrate art

Despite the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, downtown Durango’s art galleries are still celebrating fall today (Friday) – some are extending their hours for the day, and others will be open...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Live from East Second Avenue: Artist Michael Billie to give demo on Saturday

Count live art demonstrations among the events making their way back after five months of entertainment lockdown. Saturday afternoon, Farmington-based artist and teacher Michael Billie will set up...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Art Basel cancels annual Miami event due to virus

MIAMI – The high brow Art Basel fair, known for glamorous parties and celebrity sightings, on Wednesday announced the cancellation of its annual Miami event amid the coronavirus pandemic. The...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

With ‘PIVOT,’ FLC mounts major show of Native American painting

“PIVOT: Skateboard Deck Art” will change the way you think about contemporary painting. The new exhibition at Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College is finally open to the public....

DATE: Aug. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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