This year the Anderson Ranch Arts Center
honors New York-based, Kenyan-born artist Wangechi Mutu with the National Artist Award, in addition to honoring Mutu, the institution will host a live auction of contemporary art, led by Sotheby's.
Throughout this year, "Sweet, Sweet Life: The Photographic Work of John Denver," a collection of Denver's most powerful photographs--from sunset shots to a capture of the 1969 moon landing on his TV set--has been exhibited at Leon Art Gallery in Denver, the Anderson Ranch Arts Center
in Snowmass Village, and next opens Oct.
The series square cubed resulted from a 10 week residency at the Anderson Ranch Arts Center
located in the Rocky Mountains of the US.
The hiss of welding torches, the whir of table saws, the musky smell of damp clay, the dense, complex scent of linseed oil, and the pungency of photographic chemicals are some of the sensory signs of personal growth happening at Anderson Ranch Arts Center
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, PO Box 5598 Snowmass Village, CO 81615.
Anderson Ranch Arts Center is a visual arts community that offers summer workshops in ceramics, sculpture, photography, digital imaging, painting, drawing, printmaking, woodworking, furniture, seminars, mixed media, and children's art classes.
Each summer at the Anderson Ranch Arts Center
in Snowmass, Colorado, men, women, ,and children eschew the usual sightseeing Western vacation and instead master new skills taught by respected artists-experts in woodworking, ceramics, painting, printmaking, and photography.
Walking through the log gates of the Anderson Ranch Arts Center
in nearby Snowmass Village on a July afternoon, during a celebration of its 50th year, I watch their dance, thinking of "The Park," Gustav Klimt's pointillist ode to foliage.
In the 1960s, he co-founded Anderson Ranch Arts Center
in Snowmass Village, Colorado.
The Mountains: Practicing Art at Anderson Ranch Arts Center