Mancos artists open their galleries to the public

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Mancos artists open their galleries to the public

Town hosts its fourth annual studio tour
Paintings by Susan Reed are displayed next to ceramic work by Nick Blaisdell on Oct. 6 in Olio restaurant during Mancos’ fourth annual Studio Art Tour. Rena Wilson curates the art at Olio, which will host an artist reception Saturday to celebrate Cody Lyons, whose work is scheduled to take over the Olio’s walls over the weekend.
Iron artwork made in Steve Williams’ Cowboy Forge Blacksmith School sit on display as students Rob Kovarik, middle, and Conor Ryan, right, work to make a folding knife out of cut leaf spring. Student Joe Archuleta, left, uses a gas forge to make a sword.
A copper enamel horse created by Marilyn Kroeker, who lives near Mancos, hangs next to paintings and pottery also created by Kroeker. Kroeker works in many media, but most of her income comes from her pottery and classes.
Chris Rasmussen works on a potter’s wheel on Oct. 6 at Marilyn Kroeker’s studio off Colorado Highway 184 during the fourth annual Mancos Studio Art Tour.

Mancos artists open their galleries to the public

Paintings by Susan Reed are displayed next to ceramic work by Nick Blaisdell on Oct. 6 in Olio restaurant during Mancos’ fourth annual Studio Art Tour. Rena Wilson curates the art at Olio, which will host an artist reception Saturday to celebrate Cody Lyons, whose work is scheduled to take over the Olio’s walls over the weekend.
Iron artwork made in Steve Williams’ Cowboy Forge Blacksmith School sit on display as students Rob Kovarik, middle, and Conor Ryan, right, work to make a folding knife out of cut leaf spring. Student Joe Archuleta, left, uses a gas forge to make a sword.
A copper enamel horse created by Marilyn Kroeker, who lives near Mancos, hangs next to paintings and pottery also created by Kroeker. Kroeker works in many media, but most of her income comes from her pottery and classes.
Chris Rasmussen works on a potter’s wheel on Oct. 6 at Marilyn Kroeker’s studio off Colorado Highway 184 during the fourth annual Mancos Studio Art Tour.