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The Art of Dan Abernathy

The Art of Dan Abernathy

June 1 - 29, 2024

Pinedale artist Dan Abernathy will be exhibiting work in a number of mediums. More info to come!  Meet the artist at the opening reception on June 1 from 2 - 4 pm.

Sweetwater County PLEIN AIR Competition

Sweetwater County PLEIN AIR Competition

June 22, 2024

Paint in Scott's Bottom Nature Area in Green River!

Third annual Competition • Silent Auction • Reception

The public is invited to watch as participating artists paint along the scenic views and trails in the nature area known as Scott's Bottom. 

A Public Reception and Silent Auction will take place at 4 pm in Green River, location to be determined. The Silent Auction will run from 4 to 5 p.m.

Co-sponsored by CFAC and Green River Arts Council.

Guidelines and registration information here.

Youth Arts Exhibits 2024

Youth Arts Exhibits 2024

February - May, 2024

Each year we display a selection of the students' artwork from each school in Sweetwater School District #1.  This is in celebration of Art and the accomplishments of the youth in our community!

February 6 - 17 
    • Walnut & Stagecoach Elementary Schools

February 20 - March 2 
    • Sage, Northpark Elementary Schools, & Desert School (Wamsutter)

March 5 - 16
    • Desert View Elementary School & Farson/Eden School    

March 19 - 30    
    • Eastside Elementary School

April 2 - 13
    • Pilot Butte Elementary School

April 16 - 27
    • Rock Springs Junior High School
    • Reception – Wednesday, April 17, 5:30 to 7 p.m. 

May 1 - 18  
    • Rock Springs & Black Butte High Schools
    • Reception – Wednesday, May 1, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
 

Mayor's Arts Awards 2024

Mayor's Arts Awards 2024

March 28, 2024

March is Rock Springs Arts Month with several events, performances, and activities in the Arts. Established in 2020, the Mayor's Arts Awards aim to acknowledge excellence in the arts and exceptional contributions to the arts scene in Rock Springs. Individuals, organizations, businesses, or community members, whether past or present residents of Rock Springs, are eligible to be nominated for the Mayor's Arts Awards. The nominated accomplishments should reflect significant and enduring contributions to the arts within Rock Springs.

The presentation will be March 28th at Western Wyoming Community College Atrium.

 Nominations for the Mayor's Arts Awards are being accepted from now until March 1, 2024. Nomination information can be found here.

Organized by the Mayor, Downtown Rock Springs and the Community Fine Arts Center.  

March Artists & Makers Market

March Artists & Makers Market

March 23, 2024

Downtown Rock Springs and the CFAC invite you to attend the 2024 Makers Market highlighting local artists and crafters. The event includes artists’ and makers’ booths, featuring jewelry, paintings, photography, quilts, handcrafted home décor, glass art, pottery and of course some delectable cookies and other baked goods. 

Want to participate with your own creative offerings?  Complete the registration form by February 26.  

GROUNDED

GROUNDED

November 3 - December 30, 2023

GROUNDED - Restoring our world through a Sacred Harmony with the earth and each other.

A touring exhibition of 15 contemporary artists from Indigenous American tribes traditionally based in and around the Great Plains.  The public is invited to the opening reception on Friday, November 3rd from 5 to 7 pm.  Come see artwork by 15 exceptional Indigenous American contemporary artists from 8 tribes in and around the Great Plains.

Organized by Art Spirit: the Art initiative of the Episcopal Church of Wyoming, Caravan, Wyoming Humanities, Wyoming Arts Council and curated by noted Northern Arapaho artist Robert Martinez.

17th annual Community Show: WESTERN EXPANSION

17th annual Community Show: WESTERN EXPANSION

October 2023

UPDATE:  This annual exhibit is open to all Sweetwater County residents using any medium but follow this year’s theme of "Western Expansion."  To highlight an event coming through Rock Springs in October, we changed the theme. 

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A traveling public artwork exhibit passing through this fall will be in Rock Springs the morning of Oct 23rd. The tour, Driving the Spike, features a soaring 43’ tall gold-leafed spike commemorating the transcontinental railroad.  It will kick off in Lexington, Kentucky, and make whistle stops to targeted train communities  enroute to its destination in Box Elder County, Utah. Scheduled whistle stops are:

  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Indianapolis and Bloomington, Indiana
  • St. Louis, Springfield and Kansas City, Missouri
  • Atchison, Kansas
  • Omaha, Council Bluffs and North Platte, Nebraska
  • Denver, Colorado,
  • Cheyenne and Rock Springs, Wyoming 

Whistle Stops are being organized by the Golden Spike Foundation to create fun and educational community events and media attention. The focus will be construction of the transcontinental railroad and the workers whose ingenuity and sacrifices made this feat of human engineering a reality.

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COMMUNITY EXHIBIT:  Artists can submit a maximum of two pieces no larger than 8 feet square. Two-dimensional works must be gallery ready and wired appropriately for hanging prior to delivery, while 3-D works must sit on a stable base or be easily hung.  

CFAC staff reserve the right to reject any work that is not to community standards or is not safe and stable to exhibit.

Deadline to enter is September 28th.  Exhibit Entry Form

Driving the Spike

Driving the Spike

October 23, 2023

A traveling public artwork exhibit passing through this fall will be in Rock Springs approximatel Oct 21-22. The tour, Driving the Spike, features a soaring 43’ tall gold-leafed spike commemorating the transcontinental railroad.  It will kick off in Lexington, Kentucky, and make whistle stops to targeted train communities  enroute to its destination in Box Elder County, Utah. Scheduled whistle stops are:

  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Indianapolis and Bloomington, Indiana
  • St. Louis, Springfield and Kansas City, Missouri
  • Atchison, Kansas
  • Omaha, Council Bluffs and North Platte, Nebraska
  • Denver, Colorado,
  • Cheyenne and Rock Springs, Wyoming 

Whistle Stops are being organized by the Golden Spike Foundation to create fun and educational community events and media attention. The focus will be construction of the transcontinental railroad and the workers whose ingenuity and sacrifices made this feat of human engineering a reality.

3 Redneck Tenors

3 Redneck Tenors

September 26, 2023

Have you watched America's Got Talent?  Do you remember three classically trained tenors with a big sense of humor?

Tickets will be going on sale first of September for this wonderful concert at the Broadway Theater in Rock Springs!

Four Photographers and a Painter

Four Photographers and a Painter

August - September 2023

Paul Ng, Terry Sell, Gary Mortenson and Steve Shea along with John Vase took a trip to Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands and Arches National Parks in Utah. Each had a unique way of capturing the beauty of the landscapes.  

Opening reception for this exhibit will be August 2nd from 5 to 7 pm.

Paul Ng: Three Decades of Photography

Paul Ng: Three Decades of Photography

July 2023

Local photographer Paul Ng has exhibited at the CFAC in the past and is bringing a new body of work to share.  OPENING RECEPTION IS SATURDAY, JULY 1st AT 2 TO 4 PM.

Born outside of Guangzhou, China, Ng moved to Hong Kong as a teenager. Upon finishing his undergraduate in Biology and a master of science in Environmental Health in Tennessee, Ng relocated to the Rockies and settled in Rock Springs in 1980. He and his wife Betty, a retired special education teacher in Rock Springs, have one daughter Jessica, who completed her MBA and working in Las Vegas.

Ng has studied photography with former WWCC instructor Val Brinkerhoff, who now teaches at BYU. But his inspiration for black and white photography came first when looking at the images in John Sexton’s book “Quiet Light” and later was able to attend Sexton’s printing workshop at Carmel Valley, CA.  Sexton was Ansel Adams’ last assistant and later on his consultant before Adams’ death in 1984. Ng also drew inspiration from studying the work of great wedding and portrait masters such as Dennis Reggie and David Peter.

SCSD#1 Art Teachers Exhibit

SCSD#1 Art Teachers Exhibit

June 2023

Thirteen of the local art teachers, from elementary through high school of Sweetwater County School District #1, will exhibit their artwork created outside of their classrooms.  An opening reception for the public will be Tuesday, May 30th from 5:30 to 7:00 pm.

Abbie Showecker

Annette Tanner

Dana Sykes

David Doporto

Halli Riskus

Jamie Morgan

Katelynn Beckermann

Katelynn Carter

Kendra Lewis

Nanci Rollins

Nathan Wonnacott

Shari Kumer

Wrylee Padilla

 

Sweetwater County PLEIN AIR Competition

Sweetwater County PLEIN AIR Competition

June 24, 2023

Paint in historic downtown Rock Springs! 

Competition • Silent Auction • Reception

The public is invited to watch as participating artists paint in Downtown Rock Springs and Bunning Park from 9 am - 2 pm.

A Public Reception and Silent Auction will take place at 4 pm at  the Community Fine Arts Center. The Silent Auction will run from 4 to 5 p.m.

Co-sponsored by CFAC and Green River Arts Council, with assistance from Rock Springs Main Street/URA.

GUIDELINES and REGISTRATION

Plein Air Workshop with Charles Dayton

Plein Air Workshop with Charles Dayton

June 9 & 10, 2023

Join us Friday evening, June 9 for a demo and talk on Plein Air Painting with Charles Dayton.  Saturday morning we paint in downtown Rock Springs then gather for a Critique and wrap-up.

Wyoming artist Charles Dayton will take the mystery out of painting on location and provide support as you paint outdoors. Open to all mediums.

Class limited to 14 students. Special fee $50 with support from the CFAC. Call or visit the CFAC for more information and to register. 

Youth Arts Exhibits

Youth Arts Exhibits

February - May 2023

Each year we display a selection of the students' artwork from each school in Sweetwater School District #1.  This is in celebration of Art and the accomplishments of the youth in our community!

2023 Calendar.

Mae Orm: Kaleidoscapes

Mae Orm: Kaleidoscapes

January 6 - February 11

Pindale, WY artist Mae Orm is exhibiting a series of paintings titled Kaleidoscapes. Inspired by the land she lives in, the color and movement of the land and light are her subject. She has expanded her techniques to be more textural and sculptural.  

A closing reception is shceduled on February 11th from 1 to 3 pm.

David K. Klarén: Shoulders of Giants

David K. Klarén: Shoulders of Giants

Nov. 12 - Dec. 29

The work of Pinedale artist David K. Klarén will be at the Community Fine Arts Center opening on November 12 through the end of December. “Shoulders of Giants” is a collection of large-scale graphite drawings on paper, ink drawings on vellum, woodcut prints and wood sculptures.

The public is invited to an open reception on Saturday, November 12 from2 to 4 p.m.

“I often look at, and am inspired by, works of art from the past. I certainly have my favorite artists, art movements, and historical cultures. I have produced pieces across several different bodies of work based on some of these works of art. The artistic giants upon whose shoulders I stand upon in this exhibit represent a timespan from Vic Muniz’ Mickey Nail Fetish (2010) to the cave walls of Altamira, Spain (34,000 BCE),” shares Klaren in his artist statement.

16th annual Community Show - Renaissance Pet Portraits

16th annual Community Show - Renaissance Pet Portraits

October 11- November 10, 2022

Paint, Photoshop, or create your pet’s image into a master’s work, use public domain artwork only!
Exhibit is open to any medium but follow this year’s theme.
Artists can submit a maximum of two pieces no larger than 8 feet square. Two-dimensional works must be gallery ready and wired appropriately for hanging prior to delivery, while 3-D works must sit on a stable base or be easily hung.

We will accept any pet portrait but are encouraging you to be creative with your image!

Deadline to enter is October 6th.

Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak

September 1 - October 8, 2022

The traveling “Memorial Exhibition…50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons” includes work from Sendak’s estate, museums, and private collectors, providing a rare opportunity for Wyoming residents and those living beyond to view 50 drawings, watercolors, prints and other original pieces that represent Sendak’s career. Supplemental informative displays on Sendak’s life and work accompany each work.

RESCHEDULED from Summer 2020 due to Covid19 pandemic. 

Artist in Residency - David Sear

Artist in Residency - David Sear

September 9 - 15, 2022

The Community Fine Arts Center Advisory Board in Rock Springs has selected David Sear for the inaugural artist residency, to take place in September 2022.  This Wisconsin artist will paint our landscapes on location as well as work in a studio. More information will be posted on opportunities to watch David work on site as well as give a talk about his work as a landscape painter.  Follow the CFAC on Facebook and Instagram.

ARTember 2022

ARTember 2022

September 10, 2022

The 5th annual ARTember Art Festival will be held in Bunning Park from 10 am to 4pm.  Over 22 artists along with live music, food vendors and children's activities promises to be a fun, family oriented event!   Coordinated by Rock Springs Main Street/URA and Community Fine Arts Center with sponsorships from Genesis Alkali, Wyoming Arts Council, Sweetwater BOCES, city of Rock Springs and Civic Center, and Sweetwater Travel and Tourism!  Artists entry forms are available at https://www.downtownrs.com/artember/ 

Botanical Fish Sculptures by Rita Basom

Botanical Fish Sculptures by Rita Basom

May - August 2022

Thirteen individual designs are included in “Botanical Fish Sculptures” and are created with natural organic materials. The exhibit is available to see in the case at the entrance from the library through the summer.

“As a retired ‘recovering Arts Administrator’ I began doing things I didn’t have time for when working full time and raising a family,” said Basom. “I planted an outdoor garden for the first time, then I did a much needed pruning of the plants in my sunroom where I ended up with long strands of vines. It seemed such a shame to just throw them away, so I started experimenting to see what I could make from them.

“As flowers began to bloom outdoors I incorporated them into my creations. By trial and error I learned which flowers, stems, and other items would hold up as they dried. It was fun to find and include additional things from nature in my artwork.” 

Sweetwater County Plein Air Competition

Sweetwater County Plein Air Competition

August 27, 2022

The Community Fine Arts Center and the Green River Arts Council are pleased to announce a new collaboration to bring our communities together!  August 27th will be the inaugural Sweetwater County WY Plein Air Competition highlighting the views of Green River. Artists will be able to paint the vistas that captivated Thomas Moran as he recorded the building of the Transcontinental Railroad. 

“En plein air” is French for out of doors and refers to the practice of painting entire finished pictures out of doors. Many artists enjoy this this method of painting

This one-day event will bring artists and art lovers together to Sweetwater County. The public will be invited to observe the artists at work and later that afternoon, purchase the same work they were able to watch being created. A reception that afternoon will be held to announce the award winners and hold a silent auction.  Entry guidelines here. 

Health Equity Today & Tomorrow Exhibit

Health Equity Today & Tomorrow Exhibit

July 20 - August 24

A group exhibit coordinated by Casper's ART 321. this traveling art exhibit is about the health experiences of queer artists and artists of color in Wyoming.  This traveling exhibit is displayed at ART 321 in Casper, the Wyoming Equality building in Cheyenne, the University of Wyoming’s Shepard Symposium on Social Justice, The Middle Fork in Lander, the Community Fine Art Center in Rock Springs and the Teton County Library.

Opening reception is Wednesday, July 20th at 5pm. Please stop by to visit with the curator of this exhibit, Tyler Cessor, ART 321 executive director.

Rupert Wates returns to Rock Springs!

Rupert Wates returns to Rock Springs!

August 4, 2022 at 7pm

FREE CONCERT at White Mountain Library!

Rupert Wates was born in London, UK, and has been based in the US since 2007. 

He signed a publishing deal with Eaton Music (London) in 1994 and has been a full time songwriter ever since.

He has won over 50 songwriting and performing awards.  In 2018 he performed as a Finalist in the Kerrville New Folk Song Contest, and an Emerging Artist at Falconridge Folk Festival. He was voted ‘Artist Of The Year’ by the Listening Room Network in both 2013 and 2016. More than 25 of his songs have been covered by other artists, including two full length tribute albums to his material recorded by independent artists in Nashville and Los Angeles. 

He has released 10 solo albums, tracks from which have been played on radio worldwide.  He averages 120 live shows a year, in every state in the US, in Canada and in Europe.

Colorado Central Magazine describes his songs as ‘sublime folk hymns’, while Folk And Acoustic Music Exchange adds ‘this is one gifted s.o.b…if you’re not hip to this guy you’re missing out’.

Sublette County Mixed Media Group

Sublette County Mixed Media Group

June 1 - July 14

A group of 13 artists who have worked together for many years, supporting each others artistic endeavors in a wide variety of medium and styles.

Opening reception will be Saturday, June 4th at 2 to 4 pm. 

Youth Arts Exhibits

Youth Arts Exhibits

February - May 2022

Each year we display a selection of the students' artwork from each school in Sweetwater School District #1.  This is in celebration of Art and the accomplishments of the youth in our community!

A complete calendar will be posted by the first of the year.

Artists and Makers Market

Artists and Makers Market

Saturday, March 26 10am to 4 pm

The second annual Artists and Makers Market will give the public an opportunity to see and acquire work by local creatives. From paintings, glass art, and wood items, to quilts, home décor and some yummy treats, there will be something for everyone. Special this year, two artists will be doing face painting and temporary spray tattoos! Drop by Bunning Hall on Saturday, March 26th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Men of Worth

Men of Worth

March 12, 2022

Men of Worth are returning to Rock Springs!  Had to cancel their scheduled performance in Spring 2020, we are super excited to see James and Donnie again in Wyoming!  Concert to be in Broadway Theater and we will update about tickets by the first of the year.

David and Robert Gutierrez: Brother Artists

David and Robert Gutierrez: Brother Artists

Nov. 3 - Dec. 30

Former school district art teacher and artist Robert Gutierrez will display several leather and beading items and paintings while his brother David will exhibit a series of photographs of a local landmark, the Reliance Tipple.  David is a graphic artist and longtime educator having taught at the Rock Springs High School and Western Wyoming Community College.  Opening reception is November 3rd at 5 pm. 

15th annual Community Show: Sweetwater Landscapes

15th annual Community Show: Sweetwater Landscapes

October 1 - 30

Each year a different theme is inspiration for local artists to create their images. Open to all medium, a prospectus is available to give the details. Deadline to enter is September 29th.  This year, the exhibit is in coordination with the Sweetwater County Historical Museum’s special program “Crossroads: Change in Rural America.”

Luana Ingabrand

Luana Ingabrand

September 1 - 29

To honor the Luana’s family heritage, the show is entitled “Narava”, the Slovenian word for “Nature.”  Watercolors, acrylics and mixed mediums from a variety of natural scenes are featured.  “This is a culmination of creations spanning many years, which may explain the variety of painting styles," said Luana. “I hope the public enjoys the exhibit as much as I enjoyed producing it!”

ARTember 2021

ARTember 2021

September 11, 2021

The 4th annual ARTember Art Festival will be held in Bunning Park from 10 am to 4pm.  Over 22 artists along with live music, food vendors and children's activities promises to be a fun, family oriented event!   A Moment of Rememberance and Flag Presentation by the American Legion will mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Coordinated by Rock Springs Main Street/URA and Community Fine Arts Center with sponsorships from Genesis Alkali, Wyoming Arts Council, Sweetwater BOCES, city of Rock Springs and Civic Center, and Sweetwater Travel and Tourism!

Scotch and Watercolor Society: "Variations on a Theme"

Scotch and Watercolor Society:

June 2 - July 16, 2021

A group of 6 Casper artists are working on the same subject matter, but the different styles of each painter has made an interesting combination of work. 

Richard Burke: Sculpture

Richard Burke: Sculpture

November 17 - December 30, 2020

Pinedale artist Richard Burke will be displaying about 30 bronze, stone, and wood sculptures depicting exquiste birds. Click here for Flyer.

14th annual Community Show

14th annual Community Show

October 2 - November 14, 2020

Twenty years ago, a large mural was created to hang at the CFAC by 12 different artists. We will display the work and celebrate the idea of collaboration with a call to artists to join with one or more others to create a collaborative piece of art.  Click here for entry form.

Linda G. Paulsen: Recent Work

Linda G. Paulsen: Recent Work

September 1 - 29, 2020

Linda G. Paulsen, Utah artist who formerly lived in Rock Springs, paints in watercolor, acrylic, oil and pastel.  Her poetic photo realism is especially seen in her portraits of children, western landscapes, and European images. Linda believes art should edify, and reminds the viewer that beauty is not optional.

Katie and Jerry Woods: Gourd Art

Katie and Jerry Woods: Gourd Art

August 1 - 29, 2020

Using wood burning, colored inks and carving, Katie has been fascinated in decorating gourds of all shapes and sizes. Her husband Jerry has "graduated from washing the gourds" to using his skills weaving pine needles and adding pieces of nature, usually cholla skeleton or antlers. 

2020 Sweetwater County District #1 District Art Teachers’ Exhibit

2020 Sweetwater County District #1 District Art Teachers’ Exhibit

June 1 - July 29, 2020

To celebrate the art teachers of our local school district, we have an exhibit of their own artwork after the school displays which are a tradition each spring at the CFAC.  This year we have six teachers participating -- Jacob Haskins, Jasmine Krueger, Shari Kumer, Amanda Margrave, Halli Riskus and Nathan Wonnacott.

WY Shakespeare Company -- Moliere's THE MISER

WY Shakespeare Company -- Moliere's THE MISER

Tuesday, July 28, 6 p.m.

Satire and farce blend in the fast-moving plot, as Harpagon, the miser, tries to arrange a marriage for himself but when his hoard is stolen, everyone is suspect!

Join us for this free performance in Bunning Park, bring lawn chairs or blankets, and a picnic dinner.  Please practice social distancing and bring a mask, just in case. :) 

Co-sponosored with DOWNTOWN ROCK SPRINGS.

2020 Youth Arts Exhibits

2020 Youth Arts Exhibits

February - May 2020

In celebration of Art and the accomplishments of the Youth of our community, the CFAC displays art work from elementary through high school students!

Feb 11 - 22  •  Walnut & Westridge

Feb 25 - Mar 7 •  Desert View & Farson/Eden

Mar 10 - 21 •  Northpark, Overland & Wamsutter

Mar 24 - Apr 4  • Sage & Stagecoach  

Apr 7 - 18  •  Pilot Butte and Eastside

Apr 21 - May 2 • Rock Springs Jr. High (reception April 22, 6 pm)

May 5 - 20 • Rock Springs & Black Butte Highs (reception May 6, 6 pm)

 

David Halter: Sweetwater Photographer

David Halter: Sweetwater Photographer

December 10, 2019 - January 29, 2020

Local photographer David Halter will exhibit a range of his fine art photography. Opening Reception will be Tuesday, December 10 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Hart and Hart: a Father and Son Exhibit

Hart and Hart: a Father and Son Exhibit

November 2 - December 7, 2019

Howard Hart, woodturner, and William Travis Hart, sculptor, will be exhibiting a combination of creative work. Longtime Green River residents, both men have shown art work individually at the CFAC and we are fortunate to have them return together. The image here is of Howard's woodturnings.  Join us for the opening reception on Saturday, November 2nd from 2 to 4 pm to meet the artists.

13th annual Community Exhibit: Food in Art

13th annual Community Exhibit: Food in Art

October 2019

Each year, the CFAC provides a theme for local artists to create artwork. As a community art show, it is open to any art medium and the goal is to provide local artists an opportunity to share their creative efforts with the public. As an open exhibit, the submitted work is not juried to be included other than for safety. "Gala Event" by D. Soulé
 

Michael S. Parker : Landscapes

Michael S. Parker : Landscapes

August 15 - September 28, 2019

OPENING RECPTION -- Aug. 15th, 5 to 7 pm

Michael Parker is a freelance illustrator, fine art painter, and teacher. He studied Illustration at Brigham Young University and completed a Master’s Degree in Painting at Laguna College of Art & Design.  Parker grew up in Green River and has previously shown his work at the CFAC. We are fortunate to have him exhibit again with us featuring his plein air landscapes. 

Sue Sommers: Close to Home

Sue Sommers: Close to Home

July 2 - August 14, 2019

OPENING RECEPTION JULY 2nd, from 5 to 7 pm

Sue Sommers returns to the CFAC with an exhibit of landscape paintings. 

"My mission is to interpret the topography of western Wyoming in a way that is modernist and personal. The West is not a genre to me; it is a real place of humbling scale and dynamism.

Mostly I respond to places I experience every day and in every season. My approach is to render beyond what I see, to what I know about the place, the day, and my materials."

Wyoming Shakespeare Festival Company

Wyoming Shakespeare Festival Company

July 11, 2019

The Wyoming Shakespeare Festival Company is returning to Rock Springs! They will be performing "Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare, at the Broadway Theater at 7 p.m. This is a FREE performance co-sponsored by Rock Springs Mainstreet/URA.

Evan Slafter: Modernism

Evan Slafter: Modernism

May 31 - June 28, 2019

Wyoming artist Evan Slafter will be featured in the gallery with his moderist and abstract expressionist paintings.  Everyone is invited to the opening reception on May 31st from 5 to 7 pm.

2019 Youth Arts Exhibits

2019 Youth Arts Exhibits

Feb. 5 - May 18

In celebration of Art and the accomplishments 

of the Youth of our community!

February 5 – 16  •  Farson/Eden and Desert View Elementary Schools

February 19 – March 2  •  Northpark and Overland Elementary Schools

March 5 – 16  •  Sage and Stagecoach Elementary Schools

March 19 – 30  •  Walnut and Westridge Elementary Schools

April 2 – 13  •  Pilot Butte and Eastside Schools 

April 16 – 27  •  Rock Springs Junior High School

                • Reception – Wednesday, April 17, 6 to 7 p.m.

April 30 – May 18  •  Rock Springs and Black Butte High Schools

                • Reception – Wednesday, May 1, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

GOITSE in concert

GOITSE in concert

March 2nd at 7 p.m. at Broadway Theater

This contagiously energetic Irish quintet will have you asking for more! GOITSE is a multi-award-winning group of musicians that we are excited to bring to Rock Springs.

“…blending the roots of tradition with the freedom of creativity … and perfectly summing up Goitse.” ~ Folkwords Review 

AB Word: Paintings and Drawings

AB Word: Paintings and Drawings

December 13, 2018 - January 26, 2019

Operating from their studios on the open range of North Central Wyoming since 1994, AB Word captures both realisic portraits oftern in an imaginary setting and Barrie Lynn Bryant creates one of a kind frames to compliment AB's images. Combining their talents, the pair create framed original artworks for sale and exhibition.  An opening reception to meet the artists will be the evening of December 13th.  See more of their work at merglennstudios.com 

2-neck Guitarist Mark Kroos

2-neck Guitarist Mark Kroos

January 15 at 7 p.m.

Join us at White Mountain Library for this FREE performance by award winning MARK KROOS. He draws from many different styles of music -- folk, Celtic, indie and even punk rock! His primarily instrumental style is characterized by open harmonies, polyphonic textures, incredible tapping technique, and is as entertaining to watch as it is to listen to.

Paul Ng: Recent Fine Art Photography

Paul Ng: Recent Fine Art Photography

November 2, 2018

A new exhibit is opening at the Community Fine Arts Center with local photographer Paul Ng’s latest work titled “Through the Lens.”  The public is invited to the opening reception on Monday, November 5th from 5 to 7 p.m.

A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Ng is a fine art photographer focusing on the landscape and nature. His domain in photography is large format black and white, working mostly with 4” x 5” black and white sheet film and color transparency. He processes all the black and white film and makes archival prints in the traditional dark room wet process.

2018 Community Show: Trains!

2018 Community Show: Trains!

October 3 - 31, 2018

This is the Union Pacific's 150th Anniversary of the Race to Promontory and the completion of the transcontinental railroad and what better way to celebrate but to see "the Train" through the eyes of artists. Open to Sweetwater County residents, this exhibit includes all media.  This photograph by Larry Friedman is in the permanent collection on display at the CFAC.

Thunder Feathers

Thunder Feathers

September 4 - 29, 2018

Greater Sage-grouse Strut the Plains!

An arts and sciences exhibit by AT Lander Arts and Sciences (aTlas) has been traveling the state this past year and will be on display at the Community Fine Arts Center in Rock Springs from September 4 – 29, 2018.

Little Big Band with Dave Munsick

Little Big Band with Dave Munsick

September 28, 2018

Come out for a delightful musical evening with Dave Munsick and the three-piece Little Big Band. A former New Mexico State Championship Fiddler, Dave brought his game with him when he moved to Wyoming in the early 1980s and began playing fiddle for fellow Wyomingite – the late, great, Chris Ledoux.  Today he tours solo and with his bands, sharing "his brand of western truth" for all to enjoy.   Broadway Theater at 7 p.m. and tickets will be go on sale in late August.

Doug Ross - the Oregon Trail

Doug Ross - the Oregon Trail

June 1 - July 14, 2018

Upon retirement from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln,Ross and his wife moved back to Minnesota where he had done his undergraduate and graduate studies.  He began a series of paintings that allowed him, once again, to embrace the beauty of northern Minnesota with its wealth of trees, rocks, and water. His series of 15 painitngs following the Oregon Trail will be on exhibit at the CFAC.  RECEPTION -- Friday, June 1st from 5 to 7 pm.

Youth Arts Exhibits

Youth Arts Exhibits

Feb 6 - May 30

In celebration of Art and the accomplishments 

of the Youth of our community!


February 6 -17 
    • Northpark and Stagecoach Elementary Schools

February 20 - March 3 
    • Walnut and Westridge Elementary Schools

March 6 - 17
    • Sage and Desert View  Elementary Schools

March 20 - 31    
    • Overland Elementary and Farson/Eden Schools

April 3 - 14
    • Pilot Butte and Eastside Elementary Schools

April 17 - 28
    • Rock Springs Junior High School
    • Reception – Wednesday,     April 18, 6 to 7 p.m.

May 1 - 12  
    • Rock Springs and Black Butte High Schools
    • Reception – Wednesday,     May 2, 6 to 7 p.m.

May 15 - 30 (closed Memorial Day weekend – May 26 - 28)         
    • Art Teachers’ Exhibit  
    • Reception – Wednesday,     May 16, 6 to 7 p.m.
 

Dave Munsick -- Live in the Lobby!

Dave Munsick -- Live in the Lobby!

April 13, 2018

Western singer and songwriter Dave Munsick will play at the Broadway Theater at 7 pm. Co-sponsored by the CFAC and Downtown Rock Springs.  

​Tickets are $5 and includes 1-day membership to the Friends of the Broadway Theater Social Club. Beer and wine will be available at the concert. Buy tickets at the URA office (603 S Main) or the Rock Springs Chamber of Commerce. 

Dave will be returning to Rock Springs with the Little Big Band in September. Come out April 13 to listen to his down-to-earth music.

Men of Worth returning to Rock Springs!

Men of Worth returning to Rock Springs!

February 23, 2018

Broadway Theater, 7 p.m.  Tickets $10 in advance and $12 at the door

In 1986, Scotsman Donnie Macdonald and Irishman James Keigher came together to perform Irish and Scottish folk music, combining traditional and contemporary styles. The name "Men of Worth" was chosen from the title of a folk song written by the Scottish singer/songwriter Archie Fisher.

Together Men of Worth blend their voices with harmony and support their collection of songs with their varied selection of instruments. They have a very simple approach to their presentation, and in keeping with tradition, remain true to the music and story. Their show is a unique combination of humor, exciting tunes, and soulful, heartfelt ballads.

Repertory Dance Theatre

Repertory Dance Theatre

January 31, 2018

Workshops are being planned for Monday and Tuesday and a performance on Jan. 31, 2018, at the RSHS Theatre.

Repertory Dance Theatre is dedicated to the creation, performance, perpetuation, and appreciation of modern dance.

RDT is the nation’s oldest and most successful repertory dance company. Unlike conventional modern dance organizations, we present you with a diverse range of modern dance styles and choreographers paired together in dynamic and unexpected performances.

Edward S. Curtis Photography Exhibit

Edward S. Curtis Photography Exhibit

November 7 - December 21, 2017

30 images from Edward S. Curtis, a photographer who conducted ethnographic research among Native American tribes beginning in 1898. The exhibit has been created by the McCracken Research Library for the Buffalo Bill Memorial Association in celebration of its 100th anniversary. The McCracken Research Library holds a complete set of Curtis’ The North American Indian, a twenty-volume work comprised of Curtis' photographs and research. The entire work is considered one of the great rarities of western Americana. 

Annual Community Show

Annual Community Show

October 3 - November 2, 2017

This is the 11th year the CFAC provides a theme and invites all Sweetwater County artists to submit original artwork.

This year's theme, "Cultural Heritage" is defined by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization as “the legacy of physical artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that are inherited from past generations, maintained in the present and bestowed for the benefit of future generations.”  – www.unesco.org.  Poster

Entries will be due the last week in September for the exhibit.

Kiln Works

Kiln Works

August 29 - September 30, 2017

We are arranging an exhibit of several local artists including traditional potters and clay sculptors to a glass artist. Those articipating are Teryl Hartman, Sarah Gillingham, Bruce Woodward, Drew Roska, Bart Fetz, Stephen Wardell and Susie von Ahrens

Otter Creek to perform

Otter Creek to perform

September 8, 2017 at 7 p.m.

Otter Creek is returning to Rock Springs on Friday, Sept. 8th and will perform at the Broadway Theater. Peter and Mary Danzig combine folk music with traditional old time, with attributes of Celtic and Western roots, and produces a unique sound all their own.  Their voices harmonize in the original song writing and fine arrangements that have attracted several awards.

Western Connections

Western Connections

July 13 - August 24, 2017

Using form, design and color, five artists from Casper, Wyoming present "Western Connections." Barb Barella, Marj Bisiar, Barbara Kuxhausen, Michele McDonald, and Judy Reed will display their individual work in various media which is used to connect to the influences of the west with expressive and artistic interpretations.  Poster.

Sweetwater Blues n' Brews

Sweetwater Blues n' Brews

August 12, 2017

Sweetwater Blues n' Brews will be held in Bunning Park from noon to 10 p.m.. on Saturday August 12th. Enjoy the talented blues musicians from around the country as well as many brewers from around the region!  The CFAC is sponsoring this cultural event celebrating its 10th year in Sweetwater County.  www.downtownrs.com/sweetwater-blues-n-brews

 

"Our" Show

June 1 - July 11, 2017

A blend of artwork both made by and collected by the CFAC Board members and staff.

Claude Bourbon in concert

Claude Bourbon in concert

June 8, 2017 at 7 pm.

Enjoy a free performance by internationally known guitarist Claude Bourbon with his unique blend of the blues, Spanish, Middle Eastern and Russian influences that will leave you wanting more. This is a free concert to be held at White Mountain Library.

Gregory Gaylor OPEN STUDIO

Gregory Gaylor OPEN STUDIO

June 3, 2017

"After the Fire"

Mosaic artist Gregory Gaylor is opening his studio to the public on June 3rd from noon to 5 p.m. at 813 Muir Ave. in Rock Springs.  New artwork as well as a few older pieces will be on display. Former Green River resident and artist Peter Butler will be a special quest for the afternoon.

Five years ago, Gaylor’s studio and much of his artwork was destroyed in a fire. Since then, Gaylor was able to rebuild his studio, painstakingly clean a few pieces that were able to be saved, and start creating new work.

2017 Youth Arts Exhibits

2017 Youth Arts Exhibits

Jan. 24 through May 20

Two-week exhibits form each of the schools in Sweetwater County School District #1 -- elementary through high school. Click for Calendar.

Paul Taylor at Northpark Elementary

Paul Taylor at Northpark Elementary

March 27 through April 7, 2017

A school residency with Australian artist Paul Taylor will provide a unique learning experience for the students. Paul has been teaching students about Australian customs, music, dance and storytelling in Sweetwater County schools for twenty-two years and provides an exciting opportunity for the children to experience another culture. The residencies are on a yearly rotation in our school district and has been supported through grants and funds from Wyoming Arts Council and Sweetwater BOCES.

ARTRAGEOUS - the interactive art & music experience

ARTRAGEOUS - the interactive art & music experience

February 21, 2017

The one of a kind interactive art and music experience that has CBS raving “Go see this show!” announces our national tour stop in Rock Springs, WY.  Imagine the excitement of a team of exceptional artists painting at electric speed, creating giant works of art, right before your very eyes. Accompanied by live music and powerful vocals, creative choreography ~ A unique visual journey of wild inspiration, creativity and fun!  Co-sponsored with Downtown Rock Springs, ticket information will be available soon!

Daniel Cheek: The Mediated Landscape

Daniel Cheek: The Mediated Landscape

November 17 - December 29, 2016

Western Wyoming Community College photography instructor Daniel Cheek will display his fine art photography. Opening reception is November 17 from 5 to 7 p.m..

During the opening reception, Cheek will be speaking about his artistic process, overarching themes he is exploring in his work, and how photographing in Wyoming and Utah have changed the way he thinks about the natural world and his relationship to it. 

10th Annual Community Show

10th Annual Community Show

October 5 - November 15, 2016

Open exhibit for Sweetwater County artists. Each year a theme is presented and artists are invited to submit work in any medium. Past shows have included mandalas, postcard art, lines, autumn holidays, portraits, and just black & white. This year's theme is “GOLD” in celebration of our 50th Anniversary. 

50th Anniversary Celebration

50th Anniversary Celebration

November 5, 2016

Join us as we mark the historic anniversary of the Community Fine Arts Center in Rock Springs. Started through the vision of science teacher, Elmore Halseth, the collection of art, art classes and musical performances has enriched our community. The open house will be from noon to 4 p.m. with the unveiling of a new sculpture to stand outside the entrance to commemorate this anniversary.

The Mack Sisters in Concert

The Mack Sisters in Concert

October 6, 2016 at 7 p.m.

Returning to Rock Springs, Japanese born pianists, Yuki and Tomoko Mack, have dazzled audiences on three continents. From Bach to Piazzolla, their diverse repertoire includes a broad range of four-hands piano music and orchestral works. The performance will be at the Rock Springs High School Theater.  Tickets are $10 / $7 student/senior citizens.  A masterclass for piano students is also being arranged.  www.macksisters.com

Skip Larcom: Watercolorist

Skip Larcom: Watercolorist

August 17 - September 30, 2016

Retired Casper physician Skip Larcom has become an accomplished landscape watercolor painter, capturing the beauty of nature while enjoying traveling, skiing, and kayaking.  Opening reception on Aug. 17 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Montana Skies in Concert

Montana Skies in Concert

September 15, 2016

Combining elements of classical technique, jazz improv and the power and energy of rock n' roll; the guitar and cello duo perform both classical and original works. Join us at the Broadway Theater at 7 p.m., tickets are $10 and $7 student/sr. citizen.

Adam Adkinson: Fresh Paint

Adam Adkinson: Fresh Paint

July 6 - August 15, 2016

Former Wyoming resident, Adam Adkison works primarily with oils to create paintings that will bring a sense of wonder to the viewer, he wants his work to connect with the viewer on a deeper level. He recently gained membership in Oil Painters of America. A workshop in oils is July 8-9, call for more informaiton.

David von Metz: Dimensions

David von Metz: Dimensions

June 3-30, 2016

Exhibit of David’s digtal creations. You are invited to the Opening Reception. June 7, 2016 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Youth Arts Month Exhibits 2016

Youth Arts Month Exhibits 2016

March - May 2016

Celebrating the arts and the creative of our local students!

Art Teachers Exhibit

Art Teachers Exhibit

May 3-31, 2016

Sweetwater County School District #1 art instructors David Doporto, Jessica jidas, Shari Kumer, Christine Pruett, Halli Riskus, Pamela Sipe, Tania Szewczyk, and Nathan wonnacott

Guy Mendilo Ensemble

Guy Mendilo Ensemble

April 6, 2016

In concert and the Rock Springs high school choir will have the opportunity to work with guy and perform a special selection at the concert that evening. 

Jenni Knezovich: Photography

Jenni Knezovich: Photography

December 2015

Local artist to share her photographic images.

GIVE/TAKE Exhibit

GIVE/TAKE Exhibit

November 2015

Give/Take exhibition is a traveling art exhibition created by eleven women artists residing in Lander and Laramie. Linked in a focused exploration of "nourishment", each artist explores how they need, receive, and provide nourishment on many levels, including physical, mental, and spiritual. The concept is ever more relevant today given the overwhelming amount of choices and information available, and given that the consequences of how we choose to nourish ourselves and others can have far-reaching impacts.

Works in the show present a variety of interpretations of the concept, and invite viewers to think about how they both give and receive nourishment in their own lives. The show consists of paintings, sculpture, fiber, original prints, ceramics, and assemblage pieces.

Give/Take Exhibition artists include, Dannine Donaho, Virginia Moore, Tonya Pepper, Jodie Atherton, Kristin Vogel, Sally Watt, Anne Austin, Lisa Hueneke, Mati Snodgrass, Maggie Kanengieter, and Cristin Zimmer.  

Give/Take art exhibition will be on display through November 28, 2015 at the CFAC.

Todd Green - World Musician in Concert

Todd Green - World Musician in Concert

CHANGED -- NOV. 12, 2015

Multi-instrumentalist performs original music on over 30 acoustic string, flute and percussion instruments from all over the world. Community performance at RSHS Theater and school assembly.

9th Annual Community Show

9th Annual Community Show

October 2015

Open exhibit for Sweetwater County artists. Each year a theme is presented and artists are invited to submit work in any medium. Past shows have included mandalas, postcard art, lines, autumn holidays, portraits, and just black & white. 

This year's theme is Art2 -- "Art Squared" meaning anything in a square format.

Fred Pickett: Hand-built Boats and other Fine Woodcraft

Fred Pickett: Hand-built Boats and other Fine Woodcraft

February 2-28, 2015

Local woodworker features canoes, kayaks and other unique projects. A reception to meet the artist will be held Wednesday, Feb 4th from 5-7 pm.

Men of Worth in Concert

Men of Worth in Concert

February 27, 2015

Celtic duo returns to Rock Springs at the Broadway Theater at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets $10

"The beautiful blend of their voices and the intricately intertwined instrumentation is amazing for a duo. Their stories and interaction with the audience draws you into another world where you can let the stresses of your day melt away."

Ron Litton

Uintah Arts Council

The Northern Arapaho Artist Society

The Northern Arapaho Artist Society

January 3-29 2015

An exhibit of Native American artists' current work. Featuring Robert Martinez, Bruce cook and Jackie Sevier. Opening reception Jan. 9, 5-7 p.m. to meet the artists.

RJ Pieper: Photography

RJ Pieper: Photography

December 2014

Local photographer focuses on the natural beauty of our landscapes and animals.

Bruce Woodward: Pottery

Bruce Woodward: Pottery

November 1 - 29, 2014

Local pottery Bruce Woodward  features his unique style of working with clay. Join us on Saturday afternoon for the show's opening reception!

8th Annual Community Exhibit

8th Annual Community Exhibit

October 7 - 30, 2014

Open exhibit for Sweetwater County artists. Each year a theme is presented and artists are invited to submit work in any medium. Past shows have included mandalas, postcard art, lines, autumn holidays, and just black & white. 

This year's theme is "Portraits".

Brett Mosley: HDR Photography Exhibit

Brett Mosley: HDR Photography Exhibit

September 9 - October 4, 2014

Digital photography taken to another dimension!  Meet Brett at the closing reception on Saturday, October 4th from 2 to 4 p.m

National Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibit

National Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibit

July 15 - September 6, 2014

Worth the wait! Award winning watermedia paintings from the annual competition held in the fall of each year by the National Watercolor Society. 

Wyoming Shakespeare Festival Company

Wyoming Shakespeare Festival Company

July 18, 2014

Bunning Park at 6:00 p.m.

The Company returns to Rock Springs this summer  – free performance in the park! Bring a blanket, lawn chair, picnic and enjoy this talented group of thespians!

Sweetwater County School District No. 1 Art Teachers Exhibit

Sweetwater County School District No. 1 Art Teachers Exhibit

June 24 - July 14, 2014

Celebrating the arts and the creative works by our local art instructors! Reception June 24th 5-7 p.m.

Fred Pickett: Handmade Fly Fishing Rods

Fred Pickett: Handmade Fly Fishing Rods

April - June 2014

Exhibit in Samuels Resource Room explaining the steps to making bamboo fly fishing rods.

ArtCamp 2014

ArtCamp 2014

2 sessions: June 16–19 or 23–26

For 5th – 9th grade students interested in creating art. Sign up at the CFAC starting May 1st. Co-  sponsored with Sweetwater BOCES.

Nard Claar and Sheary Clough Suiter: Encaustic and Mixed Media Contemporary Paintings

Nard Claar and Sheary Clough Suiter: Encaustic and Mixed Media Contemporary Paintings

May 29 - June 21, 2014

Reception, Thursday, May 29th, 5 - 7pm. Suiter will demonstrate painting with encaustic (beeswax) and Claar will demonstrate painting with watermedia. The artists' completed demonstration artwork will be
available for silent auction to reception attendees only. Preview the
artists' work online at nardclaar.com and backdoordesigns.com.

Youth Arts Month Exhibits 2014

Youth Arts Month Exhibits 2014

March - May 2014

Celebrating the arts and the creative of our local students!

Rock Springs and Independence High Schools -- May 13-23

Reception: May 14 at 6 p.m.

Peter Fletcher: Classical Guitarist

Peter Fletcher: Classical Guitarist

May 6, 2014

A free performance at White Mountain Library at 7pm. 

 

“Most importantly, he performs the music with commitment, passion, and grace. Only the way a true artist can... In summary, Peter is an excellent musical performer. He dazzled our patrons with his artistry, and I believe he will impress and delight your audiences as well.”

             --Concert presenter, Kevin Cyrus, Lawrenceville, NJ 2004

University of Wyoming Regional Touring Exhibition

University of Wyoming Regional Touring Exhibition

December 2013 - January 2014

Steve Schrepferman: Clay Exhibit

Steve Schrepferman: Clay Exhibit

November 2013

Clay artist Steve Schrepferman takes earth and transforms it into something beautiful, mystical or thought provoking -- and sometimes all at once! http://www.steveschrepferman.com/

7th annual Community Art Show

7th annual Community Art Show

October 2013

Our annual open exhibition for Sweetwater County artists to have fun with a different theme each year. 2013 theme is “Fur, Feathers and Fins” – open to Sweetwater County artists, any medium and limited to two pieces each.

Robert Martinez: Recent Paintings

Robert Martinez: Recent Paintings

September 2013

Growing up on the Wind River Reservation as a part of many different cultures; Northern Arapaho, Chicano, and Anglo has shaped the ideas and the subject matter of Robert's paintings. Deeply influenced by the renaissance masters and their effectiveness with the figure, he has still managed to capture the “character” of his subject and even draws upon fantasy illustration to draw your eye to his point… the person. http://www.martinezartdesign.com/

Piatigorsky Foundation Concert Tour

Piatigorsky Foundation Concert Tour

September 15, 2013

4:00 p.m. at the RSHS Theatre  *** FREE ***

This FREE performance of violinist Qing Li and pianist Richard Dowling is sponsored by the Dr. Thickman Family of Sheridan. Performances are coordinated throughout the state of Wyoming with assistance of the Wyoming Arts Council.

Otter Creek Duo

Otter Creek Duo

September 13, 2013

Broadway Theater in Rock Springs at 7:00 p.m.

Join us for a wonderful musical night with folk musicians Peter and Mary!

Otter Creek combines folk music with old time, sprinkles it with a seasoning of Celtic and western roots, and produces a wonderful sound that is both unique and refreshing.  *** Tickets $10 and $8 student/sr. citizen

Edie Reno: Paintings and Sculpture

Edie Reno: Paintings and Sculpture

CANCELED

As a prolific revelatory artist, Edie Reno has created, taught, and exhibited paintings, drawings, and sculptures in schools and communities for 30 years.

http://whiteantelopestudio.com/

David Kreitzer: Landscapes, Figure, Koi, Midwest Heritage Paintings

David Kreitzer: Landscapes, Figure, Koi, Midwest Heritage Paintings

July 9 - August 3, 2013 EXTENDED TO AUGUST 24th

Long-time professional Artist David Kreitzer, who attended high school in Rock Springs 1958 through 1960, and now lives in California, presents a one- man show at the Rock Springs Community Fine Arts Center, 400 C Street, in Rock Springs. The show begins Monday, July 9th, through August 3rd. Artist Reception the evening of Thursday, July 11.
 

David's love of nature, fantasy, and the human form, propels him to create exquisitely detailed, mood-invoking landscapes, figures, and striking still life floral studies in a variety of mediums.

Mr. Kreitzer's collectors include Michael Douglas, Mary Tyler Moore, Raymond Burr, Ray Bradbury, Quinn Martin, Howard and Roberta Ahmanson, the Hirschhorn Foundation, the San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Bakersfield Museums. Featured in Atlantic Magazine and American Artist, he has been listed for many years in "Who's Who in American Art". David Kreitzer's paintings hang in the public collections of The Revlon, Cargill, Barnes-Hind Pharmaceutical and Kimberly-Clark Corporations, and Lloyd's Bank. Commissions include prints for Seattle Opera, the Performing Arts Magazine of San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego, and the San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival. Mr. Kreitzer, born in 1942, has been represented by galleries in New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

http://www.dkreitzer.com 805-528-4999 1442 12th St. Los Osos, California

Sweetwater Blues 'n Brews

Sweetwater Blues \'n Brews

August 10, 2013

Located at Bunning Park. A day of great music! CFAC is a sponsor of this community event.

Wyoming Shakespeare Festival Company

Wyoming Shakespeare Festival Company

July 19, 2013

Bunning Park at 6:00 p.m.

The Company returns to Rock Springs this summer to perform “Merchant of Venice” – free performance in the park! Bring a blanket, lawn chair, picnic and enjoy this talented group of thespians!

Youth Arts Month Student Exhibits

Youth Arts Month Student Exhibits

March 5 - May 28, 2013

Celebrating the arts and the creative of our local students!

Schedule to be announced. 

Paul Taylor: Bringing the Australian Outback to Sweetwater County Schools

Paul Taylor: Bringing the Australian Outback to Sweetwater County Schools

April 15 - 26, 2013

Walnut Elementary in Rock Springs

Storyteller, musician and artist Paul Taylor will continue his school residency for the 16th year in Sweetwater County!

International String Trio

International String Trio

March 6, 2013

Broadway Theater at 7:00 PM     Tickets are $8 and $5

The International String Trio was founded in 1999 by its musical director and guitarist, Slava Tolstoy. During the last 10 years the group has performed at more than 1000 venues across the USA and has gained national recognition for its distinct sound and stylistic diversity. The trio’s repertoire includes classical, jazz, popular and world music (Italian, French, Russian, Jewish, Spanish, Latin American, Gipsy and Irish).

The International String Trio has developed a unique concert program that is both highly entertaining and educational, energetic and musically gratifying. The group plays up to 150 gigs a year at venues including: concert halls, jazz clubs, universities, schools and private homes. At our performances we enjoy leading our audiences on a cultural musical journey, as we perform music from countries around the world.

Jerry L. Wood: Sculpture

Jerry L. Wood: Sculpture

February 1 -28, 2013

Saratogo, Wyoming artist exhibits his stone sculptures inspired by the Rocky Mountains. Please join us at the opening reception to meet the artist on Friday, Feb. 1 from 4 to 6 p.m.

www.jerryleewood.com

Laurie Rubin in Concert

Laurie Rubin in Concert

February 27, 2013

Concert  Rock Springs High School Theatre at 7:00 pm

Multi-faceted talent, Laurie will perform a variety of opera and popular music. She will also have a display of her jewelry designs at the CFAC for the month and promote her new memoir “Do You Dram in Color?” as she shares her life as a blind artist.

Paul Taylor: Bringing the Australian Outback to Sweetwater County Schools

Paul Taylor: Bringing the Australian Outback to Sweetwater County Schools

February 4-8, 2013

Monroe Middle School - Green River

Storyteller, musician and artist Paul Taylor will continue his school residency for the 16th year in Sweetwater County!  Paul will give a public presentation and slide show about the Aboriginal people that week. Date to be announced.

Art and Landscapes in the Red Desert

Art and Landscapes in the Red Desert

January 2013

Opening Reception Jan. 3, 5-7 p.m.

The Wyoming Wilderness Association is holding a competition to highlight this beautiful and unique landscape in southern Wyoming. Qualifying artists and photographers will be asked to also include a paragraph or two about their connection to this landscape.  Entry forms are available on their webpage http://www.wildwyo.org  Deadline extended to Nov. 1.  

Awards judge Joan Hoffman www.joanhoffman.com will give a talk on the History of Landscape Painting and hold a 3-hr. painting workshop. Details forthcoming!

Meggan Stordahl: Encaustic Exhibit

Meggan Stordahl: Encaustic Exhibit

December 2012

Meggan Stordahl is exploring the tactile qualities of encaustic painting, sometimes incorporating mixed media in the wax images.

The public is invited to a Reception to Meet the Artist. Date and time will be announced.

Debra Uhls: Sculpture Exhibit

 Debra Uhls: Sculpture Exhibit

November 2 - 28, 2012

Metal sculpture and cast jewelry by Wyoming artist Debra Uhls.

The public is invited to a Reception to Meet the Artist

on November 2nd, 5:00 -7:00 p.m

6th Annual Community Exhibit

6th Annual Community Exhibit

October 2012

Open exhibit for Sweetwater County artists. Each year a theme is presented and artists are invited to submit work in any medium. Past shows have included mandalas, postcard art, lines, autumn holidays, and just black & white.

This year's theme is "Day of the Dead".

Andy Hackbarth in Concert

Andy Hackbarth in Concert

October 21, 2012

RSHS Theater at 7:00 p.m.

Gifted guitarist and songwriter along with his band will perform in concert and hold workshops in local schools! Stay tuned for more info!   http://www.andyhackbarth.com

Paul Ng: Photography

Paul Ng: Photography

September 2012

Longtime resident of Sweetwater County, Paul has traveled extensively and has new images to capture the viewer's imagination.

The public is invited to a Reception to Meet the Artist. Sept. 5, 5-7 p.m.

Katie Christensen: Printmaking Exhibit

Katie Christensen: Printmaking Exhibit

August 2012

Katie Christensen works in several printmaking techniques including monotypes.

The public is invited to a Reception to Meet the Artist. Aug. 31, 5 p.m.

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