‘For the SMALL of It’ at SHY RABBIT closes Jan. 17

Don’t miss out on “For the SMALL of It” at SHY RABBIT Contemporary Arts before it closes on Saturday, Jan. 17.

SHY RABBIT Gallery hours are Thursday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by appointment. . “For the SMALL of It” is free and open to the public.

This expansive exhibition continues to attract local and out of town visitors, featuring nearly 100 finely crafted, original works of art by 15 local, regional and nationally recognized artists — paintings, limited edition woodcuts and etchings, monoprints, and photography.

Featured artists are: Randy Au, California; Michael D. Barnes, Illinois; Debra Blair, New Mexico; Marti Bledsoe, Texas; Denise Coffee, Colorado; D. Michael Coffee, Colorado; Sarah Comerford, Colorado; Ron Fundingsland, Colorado; Jean Gumpper, Colorado; Karl Isberg, Colorado; Shaun Martin, Colorado; Al Olson, Colorado; Brad Schwieger, Ohio; Christopher St. John, New Mexico; and Jill Sykes, California.

SHY RABBIT’s 2009 exhibition schedule will kick off with “Portraits”, March 14- April 18. This invitational portraiture exhibition will feature works in varying media by select local, regional and nationally recognized artists.

A number of introductory WORK-shops@SHY RABBIT are also being offered in 2009 for those looking to expand upon their skills and/or to learn new ones. Workshops are instructed by professional artist D. Michael Coffee, and include Basic Ceramic Techniques and Hand-building I, Ceramics from the Potter’s Wheel I and Printmaking without a Press I.

For more information on WORK-shops@SHY RABBIT, visit the SHY RABBIT Web site at www.shyrabbit.com and click on the Workshops link. For more information on D. Michael Coffee, visit www.dmcarts.com.

SHY RABBIT Contemporary Arts is located at 333 Bastille Drive, two blocks north of U.S. 160, off of North Pagosa Boulevard. For more information on SHY RABBIT, visit www.shyrabbit.com or call 731-2766. For more information on “For the SMALL of It,” visit www.shyrabbit.com/Exhibits.html.

Photo courtesy SHY RABBIT
“For the SMALL of It” closes at SHY RABBIT on Jan. 17. The exhibit features nearly 100 finely-crafted works of art by 15 artists. Several reductive woodcuts by nationally-recognized Colorado printmaker and professor Jean Gumpper are on display, including “Midwinter Walk,” 2008, 21x5.