Colorado artist Mike Ome Untiedt donates work for cerebral palsy |

Colorado artist Mike Ome Untiedt donates work for cerebral palsy

Daily Staff ReportVail, CO, Colorado
Special to the Daily

KEYSTONE The Sacred Peak with Calving Meadow oil painting will be one of the featured pieces at this years silent auction at the 24th Annual Wine in the Pines. Painted by artist Mike Ome Untiedt, the painting is three feet by four feet and is framed in a gold guilded frame. The piece has a retail value of $16,400 and is on display until Oct. 17 at the Cerebral Palsy of Colorado campus, located at 801 Yosemite in Denver. Untiedt was born and raised in rural Colorado and maintains a studio in Denver. Traveling and painting worldwide, he has become known as a world painter who creates with a Westerners eye. Through the color, brush strokes, and the symbolic subject matter of his paintings, he attempts to examine the human predicament as reflected with deep connections to the landscape.Untiedt has participated in numerous shows, including the Colorado Governors Invitational, Representing the West, Art of the American West, and the Masters of Montana. He received the 2005 Ralph Tuffy Berg Award at the CM Russell Auction of Original Western Art. He is currently working on an extensive project, Roundance, from Beara to Butte, painting the connections between the Beara peninsula in southwestern Ireland and the mining community. Learn more about his work at Cultivate You PalateWine in the Pines, a wine and culinary event at Keystone, will be Oct. 19 and 20.Attendees at Wine in the Pines will have the opportunity to taste cuisine prepared by Keystones foremost chefs paired with wines from around the world. The two-day extravaganza draws an audience from coast to coast opening on Friday evening with the Winemakers Dinner featuring Renwood Winerys finest reserves.Food & Wines September Issue invites readers to Cultivate Your Palate at the renowned Gourmet Food and International Wine Tasting on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. in the grand ballroom at the Keystone Conference Center. Jazz musician Tina Navarro will provide musical entertainment. Chefs stand at attention waiting to show off their creative talents in a bid to see who can create the most unique food that is both delicious and fun. Visitors try to match the complexities with the more than 500 international wines. Again this year is the We Care Wine and Spirit Auction with a wide variety of celebrities, dignitaries and socialites donating autographed bottles to be auctioned off on Saturday. Visit or call (303) 691-9339 ext 1162 for reservations.

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