Scenes from the Pikes Peak Region & Garden of the Gods
June 2017 – September 2017
This exhibition at the Colorado State Capitol features works of art that highlight the beautiful Pikes Peak Region and the Garden of the Gods. With mediums ranging from oil to acrylic to batik, artists from Colorado Springs Art Guild showcase the farms, mountain towns, peaks, rock formations, and native heritage that are unique to this region of Colorado. Each work demonstrates the pristine beauty that Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods have to offer. Selected works will be on display at the Colorado State Capitol complex, including the Lieutenant Governor’s Office, basement rotunda, Legislative Council staff offices, and the Joint Budget Committee room and hearing rooms in the Legislative Services building across from the Capitol.
The Colorado Springs Art Guild is comprised of community artists and professionals. This diverse group is one of the oldest art guilds in Colorado, and provides educational and display opportunities for artists of all ages. Members featured in the exhibition include Alana Thrower, April Stark, Carol Naylor, Carole Sebben, Chad Keith, Cheryl Lafon, June Heimsoth, Jean Pierre DeBarnay, Judith McKay, Jacqueline Pearson, Joel Sundquist, Kathy Parks Jackson, Karen Standridge, Kang Lee Sheppard, Lee Murphy, Mireille Damicone, Mary Gorman, Nancye Culbreath, Retta Hetke, Sharon Rege, Susan Tormoen, Teri Atkins Brown, Wanda Veltkamp, and Diana Cordaro.