Romero’s own path as an artist began in high school. When his work was published in the school’s literary magazine, he took a trip to where it was printed. He saw the pages, and his work on them. “I got ink in my blood after that,” he says.
Over the past 14 years, an impressively positive, confident and motivated community of Brazilian cultural practice has formed around Mago and Anne Lauritzen.
Tao of Metal originated as a concept for Chadwell, a craftsman crating everything from signs, stickers and furniture to decorative and architectural pieces, to make his own art outside of his regular projects. Trees made of metal — some of which are still housed in his workshop — were only the beginning.
G44 Gallery has become a destination for arts fans seeking high-quality solo exhibitions of local and regional contemporary artists.
Having lunch with Aki, I heard many personal stories like this that illustrate the need for cultural understanding in our global world and in our local city. These are the stories that motivate the mission of Golden Lotus Foundation.
“I get so much joy from regular people learning to dance in an exceptional way,” Hoffman says, and you can’t help but believe her. Far from the demanding diva stereotype of ballet teachers of her caliber, Patty exudes an encouraging passion that makes dancing seem very accessible.
McPherson, who has lived in Colorado Springs since 1979, notes the ability of Out Loud to serve as more than a choir now, bringing gay men together and creating a brotherhood that takes care of each other.
Nothing makes me happier than hearing about audience members leaving the concert to immediately search for a recording of their new favorite piece!" says Wilson, Music Director for the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs. "Audience members can expect to walk away from several concerts having heard music they never knew but will immediately love."
Wall is Chinese, and grew up in Hong Kong. She came to the United States alone, at the age of 19, to study design in New York City. It’s clear how her outgoing personality and adventurous life story have taught her to bridge Asian and American cultures. “Everything I buy is because of history and culture."
In Al Feinstein’s large paintings, bold blacks, lime greens, tomato reds and golds contort among clouds of white and grey. Standing in front of one, its scale and confidence makes you imagine the artist’s gestures as he made it ...
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