Tag Archives: Open Studios

Free demo sessions offered by artist Pat Chapman on 2/27

On Saturday, Feb. 27 Pat Chapman will be giving free demo sessions at her studio.

She will demonstrate how to alter objects for use in assemblage. Techniques that will be covered are the use of brown wax to age objects, creating rusted objects with metal paint and patina, using tissue paper to resurface objects, altering figures to create hybrid creatures, and using a dremel cut off wheel.

There will be two demos given. One at 1:00 and one at 3:00. Please call (303) 953-1150 or email Pat at pat@thepatstudio.com to reserve a spot at one of the demo sessions. Demos are going to be limited to 12 people at each session.

Pat’s studio is at 3102 Palo Parkway in Boulder, two blocks north of Iris off 28th Street.

Pat recently participated as an OpenArts artist in our Open Studios Fall Artist Tour.

Gary Zeff featured in American Woodturner Magazine

Gary Zeff, founder of Open Studios and retired Executive Director, is currently featured in American Woodturner Magazine. Gary, a woodturner since 1982, is featured with fiber artist Robin Daugherty in an inspiring collaboration of original art.

Read the article (pdf)

Artist Claire Evans to give art classes

Drawing and Painting the Portrait by artist Claire Evans

Beginning March 3, Claire Evans will hold classes in portrait drawing and painting. Students may work in any medium from live models of both genders and all ages. The emphasis will be on creating works that are enduring in craftsmanship , as well as achieving a likeness.

The fee of $160/month covers both instruction and the model fee. Call Claire at 3-581-0168 or 3-444-3839 for a materials list and to sign up. Classes will be held at Art/Work/Space, suite AB, 2810 Wilderness Pl., every
Wednesday from 1:30 to 4:00.

Claire has been a participant in Open Studios Fall Artist Tour for many years.

First Friday NOBO (North Boulder) Nite Out

Presenting the Monthly Local Artists Showcase for Friday February 5th, 2010 from 6 – 9 pm.

Featured OpenArts artists* for Feb. 5th NOBO NITE OUT

    ANNETTE COLEMAN STUDIO 1245 Norwood Ave #42 (303) 941-8887
    Featuring: The Collective Dream- Original Multi-Media Works by Annette Coleman
    JACQUE MICHELLE 2670 Broadway (303) 786-7628
    Featuring: Hearts of Fire- Original Works by Jacque Michelle, Dottie Oatman, Martine Amade
    GAMERS GUILD 4550 Broadway (303) 997-6496
    Featuring: Dan Frazer- Original Fossil Fish Art

*These artists have participated in the Open Studios Fall Tour. See First Friday website for additional artists.

Please help us support the arts!

Can you do us a favor? Please visit the link below and write a review of OpenArts and what it means to you, why it is important for our community, etc. Ten reviews in February will get us a lot of exposure.


Mary Barron & Mardie Driftmier: Landscape and Leaves show

View work by glass artist Mary Barron and pastel artist Mardie Driftmier at their annual joint show at Logan’s Espresso Cafe – 3980 North Broadway, Boulder ( next to Lucky’s Market). Mary and Mardie have both participated in the Open Studios Fall Studio Tour and the Open Studios Spring Art Fair. In addition, Mary has shown her work at the Open Studios Holiday Market.

Opening this Friday – Feb 5th from 6 to 8pm. Free and open to the public.
The show runs through March 11th, 2010

Artist profile: Steve Zimmermann, now showing at Open Studios Gallery @ Rembrandt Yard

Steve Zimmermann, Artist. Steve, a photographer, has been an artist in our Fall Studio Tour.

If you weren’t an artist, what would you be?
The Absent-Minded Professor

Who is your favorite artist and why?
Vermeer, Canaletto, Monet: who can choose? It’s all about the light…

If you could plan your last meal, what would it be?
I’d leave the menu planning to the culinary wizards at Falsled Kro, in Denmark.

If you would live anywhere but here, would you live and why?
Why would I live anywhere but here?

If you were a piece of fruit or a vegetable, what would you be?
A pear. Not too ripe.

Who is your favorite cartoon character?
Rocket J. Squirrel