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427 E Colorado Ave
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
United States

719-520-1899

EXHIBITIONS

EXHIBITIONS


CURRENT

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SHOWCASE
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018 - NOVEMBER 30, 2018

Cottonwood is home to over 60 artists, and "Showcase" is a rare opportunity to get to know their most current work side by side. This three month exhibit is a distillation of each artist's point of view and highlights what they consider their most successful, quintessential projects.


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THE TARO DECK
DARLA SLEE
OCTOBER 5, 2018 - NOVEMBER 3, 2018

Step right up! Step right up! We present for your entertainment, amusement, or bemusement a set of cards. Now, these are no ordinary cards. This is the Taro deck, not to be confused with a tarot deck. Within, you will find an assortment of characters ranging from the fanciful and frightening to the logical and enlightening. Are they real, or just cleverly disguised hoaxes? Are they useful, benign, or harmful? That’s for you to decide, folks! See if you have the mental tools to fish out the phonies and the frauds. In a post-fact world being able to determine the []


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INNER IDEA ARTISTS
OCTOBER 5, 2018 - NOVEMBER 3, 2018

We are a group of artists who have studied with Peggy Zehring, abstract artist and founder of The La Veta School of the Arts (LVSA), in La Veta, Colorado. We have studied with Peggy in Colorado or through the LaConner Art Workshops in The Skagit Valley near Seattle, Washington. Peggy’s teaching incorporates techniques that release each artist’s inner “idea” or “need,” in order to create a unique expression of the artist’s inner self. You will recognize the uniqueness of each artist in his or her work. We hope you enjoy and appreciate it. Kandinsky, the father of abstract art in the early 1900s, believed that art was “true” []


ALSO ON DISPLAY


UPCOMING

SYNCHRONICITY
WORKS INSPIRED BY HELEN FRANKENTHALER
NOVEMBER 1, 2018 - NOVEMBER 30, 2018

Helen Frankenthaler was a prolific and influential artist in the Abstract Expressionism movement in the latter half of the 20th Century. Her career spanned several decades and her specific style and media shifted throughout her lifetime, but hallmarks of her work include a fluidity of form, a harmony of brushwork, and an overall effortlessness in her compositions. In her earlier works, she invented a []


SMALL TALES
WORKS INSPIRED BY BEATRIX POTTER
DECEMBER 1, 2018 - JANUARY 2019

Beatrix Potter was an English writer, illustrator, natural scientist, and conservationist best known for her books for children featuring animals, such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Potter's artistic and literary interests were deeply influenced by fairies, fairy tales, and fantasy as well as a love of landscape, flora, and fauna, all of which she closely observed and painted. She studied book []