Sculpture

Arc of History artist considers legal action

Tom Holmes, creator of the Arc of History sculpture, is investigating the possibility of taking legal action against the city of Durango. Holmes, who lives in Pennsylvania, has been in contact...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango will say goodbye to the Arc of History

The Arc of History at the U.S. Highway 550/160 intersection is going away. On Tuesday, the Durango Public Art Commission decided to remove the controversial piece of public art after discussing...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Veryl Goodnight inducted to Cowgirl Hall of Fame

Mancos sculptor and painter Veryl Goodnight will be inducted to the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas. Goodnight joins a distinguished group of about 220 cowgirls from...

DATE: June 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Downtown getting creative district funds

The state of Colorado selected downtown Mancos as a candidate for Colorado Creative District designation last week. The Mancos Valley Cultural District will receive funding, new signage,...

DATE: June 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Crafting history

Few artists start learning their craft by forging their own tools out of metal. But at the Cowboy Forge and School, Robert Kovarik and Joe Archuleta were hard at work Saturday during The Great...

DATE: June 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - Living

Landscape shapes artist's vision

The wondrous cloudscapes seen in recent days over Montezuma County also float in the work of local artist Rosie Carter. Carter started five years ago capturing scenes like flocks of birds taking...

DATE: March 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Art Beat, by Dian Law Poetry contest on our wilderness areas

Cortez Cultural Center in collaboration with Conservation Colorado announces a Youth Poetry Contest. The Cortez Cultural Center and Conservation Colorado have united to celebrate the 50th...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - Columnists

Local artist creates furniture that rocks

You won't find your grandmother's rocking chair among the sculpted bronze, bamboo and zebra wood chairs in Kevin DesPlanques' collection. But you will find a comfortable seat. "I get the ergonomics...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Creating chairs that rock

You won't find your grandmother's rocking chair among the sculpted bronze, bamboo and zebra wood chairs in Kevin DesPlanques' collection. But you will find a comfortable seat. "I get the ergonomics...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Chairs that rock

You won’t find your grandmother’s rocking chair among the sculpted bronze, bamboo and zebra wood chairs in Kevin DesPlanques’ collection. But you will find a comfortable seat. “I get the ergonomics...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

The art of sculpting

Sculpting artwork from molten metal is not a single venture, requiring skills from multiple artisans as supple clay models are formed into more lasting bronze statues. For nearly 30 years,...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News