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Telluride Arts: Special Holiday Art Walk- Gallery Listing

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SPECIAL Telluride Holiday Art Walk

Exhibit Openings and Receptions for Artists

Saturday, December 15th from 5-8pm

From Telluride Arts 970 728 3930


Join Galleries throughout the Telluride Creative District for a special Holiday ArtWalk on Saturday, December 15th in Telluride. Select galleries will open their doors from 5-8pm for exhibit openings and artist receptions.  For more information contact Telluride Arts 970 728 3930


Our show in December will be a "Double Header", featuring two of Arroyo's best and most popular artists.  The 2 shows will be held concurrently in two separate rooms.

The shows are: Pedro Surroca "Fade to Black", and Linda Leslie "Intimate Details".  There is further info below to tell you more about these artists and shows.

 Baked in Telluride

B.I.T. welcomes Ah Haa art students to its dinning room gallery.

Join them for dinner, a glass of wine and a look at the

wonderful art work.

 Eco Spaces

Acrylic abstract inspired landscapes of the desert, mountains, and ocean by Daniel Kanow.

 Gallery 81435

Gallery 81435 reopens for the winter season with a complement luminosity and texture. The exhibit features the encaustic works of two artists from the region: Amy Schilling and Diana Woods who both use gold and silver leaf in their works. Amy Schilling draws her inspiration from petroglyphs that she has found all over the world. Woven subliminally throughout the textural works, are poems by the likes of Rumi and Hafiz, etched into the top layers of the hardened beeswax.

 Golderrez Gallery

The gallery represents a diverse stable of artists, including the modern figurative expressionist Todd White, the widely lauded contemporary sculptor M.L. Snowdon and the whimsical American icon Dr. Suess. On the east side of Telluride’s commercial district,Golderrez Fine Art & Jewelry Gallery specializes in contemporary art in all media, with a special emphasis on contemporary master giclees and originals. Our inventory appeals to both the established collector as well as the first-time art buyer. The gallery represents a diverse stable of artists, including the modern figurative expressionist Todd White, the widely lauded contemporary sculptor M.L. Snowdon and the whimsical American icon Dr. Suess.

 Judy Haas Studio

Exhibiting the mixed work of artist Judy Haas in her studio.

 Lustre Gallery

Special artists reception for Tyler Jenson, a young local boy who is selling his original, small format watercolors to raise money for ski passes for local youth.

Have you found your silver lining?  “Three tones of metal combine in perfect harmony in Gurhan’s new jewelry line, which translates his iconic best-selling designs from pure gold into a combination of pure silver and gold” Fiona Tilley, President of Gurhan.  She should know.  Fiona’s business leadership and her husband Gurhan Orhan’s creative aesthetic have pioneered a fresh collection of light and dark silver, pure gold, gems and pearls into the sophisticated Silver Linings collection.  Silver Linings has just arrived at Lustre Gallery and is not to be missed.

 Stronghouse Studios + Gallery

The newly renovated Stronghouse Gallery opens with an energetic exhibit, “Ekphrasis” featuring three lovely local lady artists; Figurative sculptures by Adrienne Lent, jewelry by Jennifer Dewey, and ekphratic poetry by Kierstin Bridger. Ekphrasis: Ekphrasis has been considered generally to be a rhetorical device in which one medium of art tries to relate to another medium by defining and describing its essence and form, and in doing so, relate more directly to the audience, through its illuminative liveliness.

 Steaming Bean


Photographer Malarie Reising comes to Telluride by way of Asheville, NC and is a recent graduate of East Carolina University's School of Art and Design. Kaleidoscape is an exhibition that explores and interprets landscape photography through analog processes. The images appear dreamy and nostalgic by use of toy cameras and multiple exposures on expired film. Overlapping images challenge the viewer to observe a skewed landscape as if looking through a kaleidoscope. Kaleidoscape will be shown through the month of December at The Steaming Bean. Framed prints and one of a kind instant images will be available for sale as well as by request. 

 Telluride Gallery

Oil paintings by Gordon Brown, Malcolm Liepke, and Julee Hutchison Featuring new studio jewelers Todd Pownell and Peg Fetter 10% off selected original paintings and photographs $110 for selected framed posters. Wine tasting provided by The Wine Mine

 Wilkinson Public Library Exhibits

Telluride Arts and the Wilkinson Public Library collaborate to showcase regional artists work on the walls of the library.  There are five main exhibit spaces in the library that host revolving exhibits that change monthly. Exhibits can be found in the following spaces this month: 1.) Corinne Scheman, Paintings above the music area behind the desk on the main floor, 2.)Youth Art Projects in the youth room, 3.) Patti Childers, Paintings in the stairwell, 4.) Daniel Kanow, Paintings on the exterior walls surrounding the stacks on the second floor and 5.) Joe Skalsky, Photographs in the Palmyra Room. The artwork is for sale through Telluride Arts. 970 728 3930

 For more information about the Telluride Art Walk contact Telluride Arts, Telluride’s community arts organization. 970 728 3930,, and at our offices at the Stronghouse Studios + Gallery 283 South Fir Street.



Kate Jones, Executive Director

Telluride Arts





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Telluride Arts

PO Box 152, 283 South Fir Street

Telluride, Colorado 81435