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Steel City Art Works “Fall into Florals”

Showcases Color for October First Friday

In October, the gallery will feature, “Fall into Florals” for October First Friday with an open house, October 2, from noon to 7 p.m. The show will hang the entire month of October. The gallery hours are Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday from 12 to 5 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. During the month, some members will participate in a buy one, get a second item of theirs half off for even more savings.

Featured artist Irene Grissom, who is well known for her abstracts and jewelry, will be showcasing her acrylic and digitally created florals. She has won numerous awards including Excellence in Watercolor at the Colorado State Fair. She is the outgoing president of the Southern Colorado Watercolor Society. One of her earliest graphic designs still serves as the patch worn by the Rocky Mountain Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

 

In addition, the window display will offer a remembrance of artist Shirley Knight, whose work in oils included landscapes, Colorado mining towns, trains and the many places to which she traveled, as well as artwork from Grissom, Frank Fry, Colleen Kuckleman and Tara Matthews.

The gallery has social distancing and sanitizing protocol in place to ensure the safety of customers and artists. Masks will be worn by staff and all customers are required to wear a mask to enter the store, as well as use Gallery-provided hand sanitizer at the front entryway.

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