The Downtown Steamboat Springs Art Festival on Yampa Street

Jewelry by Denise Algueseva

Jewelry by Denise Algueseva

Here comes our last week of the Colorado Summer Tour 2015. Thanks to you, our shows in Aspen, Beaver Creek and Frisco have been amazing, with artists, patrons and their families making memories they will cherish forever. Whether you’ve been on this tour with us from the very beginning, or are just joining us for our last stop, we at Howard Alan Events are grateful for your support.

We’re proud to announce the last stop on our Colorado tour, and not just because it’s a brand new spot. As part of the 7th Annual Steamboat Springs All Arts Festival, Howard Alan Events has teamed up with the Steamboat Springs Arts Council to bring you the Yampa River Fine Art Stroll. This exciting two-day outdoor fine art event will take place Saturday and Sunday Aug. 15-16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will feature around 125 of the country’s most gifted artists and crafters showcasing their eclectic, original works.

Furniture by Larry Larsen

Furniture by Larry Larsen

Whether you’re a longtime collector or merely an arts aficionado, we promise this is the event for you. Purchase something special for yourself or someone you care about. With budget-conscious prices ranging from $25 to $30,000, there is something for everyone to take home. Art aficionados will have a unique opportunity to chat with some really awesome artists and ask about their process, inspiration and background.

Clay artwork by Lane Dukeart

Clay artwork by Lane Dukeart

The Yampa River Fine Art Stroll is as unique of an event as the people involved in it. It is part of the All Arts Festival, a celebration that spans seven years and honors the visual, music and performing arts in the area and beyond. Seven days of concerts, kids activities and seminars will culminate with the Yampa River Fine Art Stroll, where families can experience firsthand the excitement and beauty of art and craftsmanship. Admission is free, as usual, and it is open to the public.

"Honey Bear" by Dan Goad

“Honey Bear” by Dan Goad

Patrons have a chance to take home a gorgeous piece of art for FREE by entering the Featured Artist Giveaway. This time around, our Featured Artist is Dan Goad, self-taught naturalist and artist whose distinguished work has been displayed in some of the most prolific places in the wold, including the White House art collection at the Smithsonian. His delicate strokes juxtaposition well with the sharp contrasts in colors and the wonderful detail in his nature-inspired body of work. Visit his booth this weekend and enter to win “Honey Bear,” a 24″ x 18″ gorgeous watercolor piece by one of the country’s most talented artists.

Mixed Media by Lisa Sanche

Mixed Media by Lisa Sanchez

Speaking of talented artists, you don’t want to miss these Colorado gems at the Yampa River Fine Art Stroll:

Denise Algueseva, jewelry maker whose beautifully simple pieces make perfect accessories to any outfit, casual or formal.

Larry Larsen, who takes gorgeous lodge wood furniture to brand new heights with his delicate craftsmanship and utmost care.

Art by Courtney Cotton

Art by Courtney Cotton

Lane Dukeart, a clay artist who specializes in wonderful indoor and outdoor home decor that adds personality and style to any room at all.

Lisa Sanchez, whose vibrant and colorful mixed media pieces are surpassed only by the thoughtful and impactful messages in the art.

Courtney Cotton, who prides herself in work that brings beautiful abstracts to life with the help of brilliant hues and detailed brush work.

Don’t miss the last stop on our Colorado Summer Tour, the Yampa River Fine Art Stroll. Check us out on Facebook and don’t forget to keep up with our Fall Calendar of Events at www.artfestival.com.

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