The Artisans of Mancos, artist’s cooperative gallery on the corner of Main and Grand in Mancos, welcomes two new artists from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, as Mancos celebrates its first 2019 Grand Summer Nights with a gallery stroll, art demos, carriage rides, Raven House’s 10th anniversary and an Artisans reception.
Alex Bond, blacksmith and wood turner, creates nature inspired art using a variety of materials and processes, making items that are modern and entertaining. In addition to creating art, Bond works in the field of wilderness therapy to support teens and young adults in healing through nature and human connection.
Aileen McAlister, oil and acrylic painter, is welcomed back to Artisans with her vibrant western landscapes, including cowboys and wildlife. She comes to Cortez with a long history of self-taught painting and exhibiting since age 13. She enjoys hiking and taking photos for her colorful paintings.
The community is invited to attend the Artisans reception and enjoy good food, art and conversation. For more information, contact Jan Wright at 882-3130 or email@example.com.