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Jim Cotter to teach casting workshop in Snowmass

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SNOWMASS VILLAGE — Jim Cotter, the owner and artist behind J. Cotter Gallery in Vail and Beaver Creek, will be teaching a workshop on casting at Anderson Ranch Arts Center located in Snowmass Village from Monday through Friday. Located just 15 minutes from Aspen, Anderson Ranch has served as the artistic and cultural hub of the town of Snowmass Village. Alexander Young, J. Cotter Gallery's studio director, will be assisting Cotter with his workshop.

Cotter was instrumental in developing the Summer Vail art workshops in Vail in the 1970s and is using his expertise to develop Anderson Ranch's metal-smithing program. For more information about Anderson Ranch, please visit http://www.Anderson Ranch.org.

J. Cotter Gallery's founder Jim Cotter is widely recognized throughout the jewelry and art fields as an innovator. He is known for his creative casting techniques and for using a wide range of materials in his jewelry creations including cement, feathers, powder coat, styrofoam and wood paired with traditional materials such as gold and diamonds. For more information on Jim Cotter and his work, stop by one of his galleries in Vail or Beaver Creek or please visit http://www.jcotter gallery.com.

If you go…

What: Casting workshop with artist and jeweler Jim Cotter

Where: Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village

When: Monday through Friday, June 27-31

More info: http://www.jcottergallery.com