Artist of the Week
Carla Maddox is a co-founder of the Taiko Society. The society offers high energy taiko performances and classes for all ages. She also co-founded Taikos.com in December of 2003. They make beautiful hand-crafted taiko drums that are sold worldwide and are being used by #1 billboard artists, cirque style theatrical groups, session recording artists, and film score companies.
Public Art of the Week
"Toys and Games" is a mural filled with a variety of antique toys. Note the gorilla and banana peel on top of the flying clipper. The children looking into the toy store are in sepia to pay homage to Colorado Springs' past.
Artist: Douglas Rouse
Location: Poor Richard's Downtown
Date Created: 2014