Outreach Exhibits (Past Event)

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The Western Colorado Center for the Arts engages with the Grand Valley community on several levels. In addition to educational programs and collaborations with local artists on exhibitions in-house, we provide a steady rotation of exhibits to other community institutions. Usually three months long…

Clay Magic (Past Event)

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Grand Junction Clay Arts Guild October 4 – November 16 Opening Reception October 4, 6:30-9pm Every year The Art Center hosts an exhibition of ceramic artwork brought to you by the Grand Junction Clay Arts Guild (GJCAG). This exhibition brings together artists from across the Western Slope in both…

Metalworkers (Past Event)

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Opening Reception October 4, 6:30-9pm The Art Center is turning up the heat with the metalworkers’ exhibition! We are pleased to welcome metalworkers Sam Speir, Alaina Bittner, Zach Tabb, Mike Allen, Pavia Justinian, and Amanda Davis to this dynamic sculptural exhibition. Mike Allen works with…

Brush & Palette (Past Event)

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October 4 – November 16 Opening Reception October 4, 6:30-9pm The Art Center is proud to welcome Brush and Palette back for their 72nd annual exhibition featuring artwork by amateur, emerging, and professional artists. This group’s mission is to bring painters of all mediums together to create…

Heritage Habitats (Past Event)

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Ginger Owen and Vicki VanAmeyden August 1 – September 29 First Friday Reception August 3, 7-9pm Heritage Habitats, by Ginger Owen and Vicki VanAmeyden, is a multimedia exhibition comprised of six sculptural installations: Kites, Cairns, Groves, Roots, Heartwood, and Hankies. Owen is an Associate…
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September 6 – 28 First Friday Reception September 6, 7-9pm The WCWS was founded in 1989 with only 14 members; now with over 125 members it has become a strong artistic force in the Western Colorado arts community.  Awards will be given to the works chosen by this year’s juror, Kathleen Lanzoni.…
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Solo Exhibition by Michael Brohman August 3 – September 8 First Friday Reception August 3, 7-9pm Artist lecture: Saturday, September 8, 2pm The Art Center welcomes Michael Brohman, a mixed media artist from Denver, Colorado, for this solo exhibition. Brohman obtained his undergraduate degree from…

Faces of Eve (Past Event)

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Solo Exhibition by Ron Hicks August 3 – September 7 First Friday Reception August 3, 7-9pm Artist lecture Saturday, August 4, 2pm The Art Center is pleased to host Faces of Eve, a solo exhibition by master figure painter Ron Hicks. Hicks lives and operates his studio in Denver, Colorado, and is a…
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July 6-28 Sponsored by Loralee Kerr Campaign finance reform has been making headlines lately. The effort to “remove big money from politics” is shared by constituents on both sides of the aisle, making it one of our currently divided nation’s only bipartisan issues. Given the amount of large…
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May 13 – June 24 Opening Reception June 7, 6:30-9pm Ron Hicks, Juror Faces, forms, movement, and life find their way onto The Art Center’s walls in this exhibition focusing on the portrayal of the figure. Join The Art Center on June 7 for the Biennial Contemporary Exhibition, juried by nationally…