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‘Art & Jazz’ to celebrate 5th annual fine art show at Edwards Vail Valley Art Guild

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“Heart of Stone” by Steven K. Pope is one of the pieces on exhibit at the 5th annual Vail Valley Fine Art Show. “Art & Jazz,” a free community art opening reception, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 24 at Colorado Mountain College Vail Valley at Edwards. Photo Steven K. Pope
Steven K Pope

Colorado Mountain College Vail Valley at Edwards and the Vail Valley Art Guild will join forces once again to present Art & Jazz, a free community event to celebrate the opening of the fifth annual Vail Valley Fine Art Show.

Featuring live music and artwork by local artists and photographers, the reception will run from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24, at the CMC campus in Edwards. Refreshments will be served.

The opening reception will feature live jazz by The Jeremiah Johnson Quartet.

More than 150 works

The show will showcase more than 150 works in various media. Faculty and students from Colorado Mountain College and by Vail Valley Art Guild members created all of the art to be showcased.

In addition to the fine art show, the CMC Vail Valley library is displaying select pieces of art from the collection of JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey. The library exhibit is entitled “How Time Was Place to Wonder” and is on loan from Hickey during the entire length of the Vail Valley Fine Art Show.