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July 15, 2016

Call For Woodworkers

Sculptors | Furniture Makers | Turners | Whittlers | Chainsaw Carvers   HOTCHKISS IS CELEBRATING ALL THE WOOD ARTS DURING THE MONTH OF AUGUST! We are inviting woodworkers throughout the region to show and sell their work at the Creamery Arts Center. EXHIBITORS WILL RECEIVE COUPONS FOR DISCOUNTS ON TOOLS…
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June 22, 2016

Final Friday Frolics 2016

Summer time is always an exquisite time to be in the North Fork Valley.  Everything from the abundant farms and gardens to the fantastic art, music, and theater shows says that this is one creative epicenter! This year the Chambers of Commerce and the North Fork Valley Creative Coalition are…
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June 20, 2016

Creamery Arts Center to Re-Open July 2016!

The Creamery Arts Center reopens in July 2016!  Their first show, beginning July 1, includes pottery and photography.  If you are a potter or a photographer, click the links below to be part of the show.  If you are a woodworker, contact the Creamery for information regarding an August show.  And whatever your interest, please…
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June 15, 2016

COMING SOON: RETAIL SPACE FOR MEMBERS!

The NFV Creative Coalition is inspired to provide our members with a dedicated retail space for selling their goods.  This will help us provide visitors with wonderful souvenirs crafted in the North Fork Valley.  It will also provide exposure for artistic individuals and the Creative Coalition.  Lastly, but possibly most importantly,…
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May 11, 2016

Announcing Pickin’ in the Park Line Up

(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) PICKIN’ IN THE PARK Paonia’s 9th Annual Free Summer Concert Series Paonia Town Park, Paonia, CO Thursday Evenings in August, 6pm ‘til Dark August 4, 11, 18, 25 ~ 2016 Free Live Music, National Touring Acts, Family Friendly, Children’s Activities Local Food, Local Beer & Local Wine,…
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May 8, 2016

North Fork Arts Leaders Go to State Summit!

Creative Coalition Board Members Mary George and Sharon Bailey, and I journeyed over the hill to Carbondale last week for the Colorado Creative Summit, an annual gathering of over 300 creative leaders throughout the state. By our side were three other visionary women artists from our valley: Mary Hockenberry, Susie Kaldis Lowe, and Karen Good.…
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April 30, 2016

Hotchkiss Blacksmith Creates Beautiful Riverside Ramp

Blacksmith and metal artist Ira Houseweart  just completed a new handicap accessible ramp at the Paonia River Park on the North Fork of the Gunnison River. The project was commissioned and funded by the Western Slope Conservation Center, the stewards of the park.  Feast your eyes on this functional artistry and visit the park…
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April 23, 2016

TEDx Paonia showcases local creative talent

We're proud of all of our local creatives that participated in TEDx Paonia, the first ever TED event on the Western Slope this past February! The event was an amazing showcase of the North Fork Valley's "world changing" dancers, writers, and thinkers.  Watch the TED Talk videos online here. For immediate release: April 21, 2016…
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April 19, 2016

Opportunities & Updates from Colorado Creative Industries

Colorado Creative Industries, the organization which certified the North Fork Valley as an Arts District, offers and shares opportunities for Colorado communities, nonprofit organizations, and creative entrepreneurs to boost their enterprises! For links and more information, visit: http://www.coloradocreativeindustries.org/ UPCOMING CALLS FOR ENTRIES  Off the Hook Arts Summerfest 2016 Call for entries Off the Hook Arts…
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April 10, 2016

New Public Art in Paonia, Neighbors Converge to Beautify Street

Photo Credit Brooke Warren Our neighbors and friends continue to create incredible public art in the North Fork Valley-- new landmarks that tell powerful stories about this special place and celebrate the abundant creativity and talent in our community. Next time you're in Paonia, be sure to stop by the Elementary School on 4th Street to…
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