Steel City Art Works
Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Downtown Pueblo
Steel City Art Works will host its 10th Anniversary Celebration with all the trimmings, including music from Fireweed and, of course, a celebratory cake. All the festivities take place on First Friday Art Walk, July 7, 5 to 8 p.m., 216 S. Union Ave., Pueblo.
Five featured artists using many mediums round out the night in support of this celebration. They include: mixed media from Be Be Burns; jewelry from Catie Blickhahn; acrylics and hand-painted tiles by Bruce Gifford; oils by Ed Hughes; and pastels, charcoal, batik and more from artist Sharon Orman.
Diana La Morris, one of the co-founders of Steel City Art Works said, “We began as a small co-op gallery in downtown Pueblo. Now, 10 years later, we’ve grown to more than 40 artists, who continue to create in the community offering a brilliant mix of local work and unique talents.”
Steel City Art Works Gallery is an artist co-operative founded in 2007. Known as “A Community of Creators,” the Gallery boasts more than 40 local artists offering a diverse selection of art forms. Each month the Gallery hosts featured artists as well as themed shows. For more information about the artists and upcoming events, please visit steelcityartworks.com, call 719-542-6838, email email@example.com, or follow on Facebook. The Gallery is open free to the public, Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Pueblo Chile & Frijoles Festival
In September, we celebrate right here along Union Avenue, the annual Chile & Frijoles Festival –a celebration of Pueblo’s harvest. While many come to enjoy Pueblo’s green chilies‚ particularly Pueblo chile‚ and frijoles or pinto beans, we will host artists George Ivins, Chris Bryant, John Box and Frank Fry, who will commemorate this event in their art, whether photography, paintings or sculptures. In fact, all of our more than 40 artists will be celebrating with us with their unique art. This annual festival includes music‚ arts and crafts‚ cooking competitions, and much more. So, stop by and see us for our interpretation—in artistic fashion–of the Pueblo chile.
Yule Love it Downtown
Downtown Pueblo comes alive with art, performance and a merry, old-fashioned holiday atmosphere in November and December with the Yule Love It Downtown, Holiday Art and Shopping Crawl. You can revel in your winter walking and shopping on Union Avenue with the addition of carolers, holiday singers and street performers. And, Steel City Art Works will be hosting a special holiday show “Home is Where the Art Is” for the holidays, providing a wonderful selection of not only art (you have to buy something for yourself!) or gifts and stocking stuffers for family and friends. Be sure to join us for the holidays. We’re open seven days a week.