Art Sled Exhibit on display in Vail
VAIL – Art in Public Places’ First Invitational Art Sled Exhibition opens today at Vail Village participating art galleries, The Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum, and the town of Vail Public Library. Promoting art, sustainability, creativity, recreation and community, the wooden sleds collected through generous donations have been re-created by local artists and are available to be purchased by silent auction. The bid sheets accompany the sleds at the locations where they are on view. A portion of the money raised will go towards funding future AIPP programs.”I am incredibly pleased with the efforts to which the selected artists re-created the sleds. They are all unique and reflect the artist’s creativity and talent. The process of transforming the dusty wooden sleds into works of art has been a delight to witness. Art in Public Places is thrilled to finally present these works of art by local artists to the public,” said Molly Eppard, Art in Public Places coordinator. The local artists selected for the Art Sled project include: Students from the Alpine Arts Center, Mio Cirkovic, Amy Dose, Colleen Everett and Laura Nash, Horst Essl, Carrie Fell, Sarah Melzer, Jenna Oppenheimer and Dustin Zentz.One art sled will be on view at each of these participating locations beginning today through March 16:Claggett Rey Gallery, Cogswell Gallery, Masters Gallery, Pismo Gallery, Vail Fine Art Gallery, Vail International Gallery, Vail Village Arts, Worth Home, The Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum and town of Vail Public Library. The sleds will be exhibited collectively at Worth Interiors in Solaris March 18 – 20.
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