Here is the Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival 2010 Calendar for September 12-17, 2010. This is the second of three separate Fall Arts Festival Calendar posts. The Fall Arts Festival continues through Sunday, September 19, 2010. To view scheduled events that were scheduled prior to September 12, see previous post.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
18th Annual Western Design Conference Gallery Exhibit Sale continues. Brings together artists, scholars, collectors, interior designers, architects and fashion designers with an interest in the West. Artisans display handcrafted functional art in leather, metal, accents, woodworking, jewelry and fashion during the exhibit sale. The Pavilion at Snow King Resort, 10:00am-5:00pm. Tickets at the door $15 day pass. www.westerndesignconference.com
11th Annual Takin’ It to the Streets The Jackson Hole Art Association’s open-air, juried art fair featuring 40 local artists selling an array of exciting artwork. Jackson Town Square, 10:00am-4:00pm Contact Amy Fradley at 307.733.8792 or [email protected]
Taste of the Tetons Happening alongside Takin’ It to the Streets is the popular gathering of valley chefs, restaurants and caterers putting their best culinary work on display for sampling–“Taste tickets” are $1 each. Enjoy a wine tasting, silent auction, and “Pickin’ in the Park” musical entertainment by The Jackson Hole Cowboy Jubilee. 11:00 am-4:00 pm.
Wine Tasting during Taste of the Tetons Join the Jackson Rotary Supper Club in the wine tasting event of the Fall Arts Festival. Each taste ticket is $1. Under the big tent on Deloney Street, Jackson Town Square. 11:00am-4:00pm
Heather James Fine Art – 2 – 5:30 PM. A special exhibition of original photographs by artist and lawyer Gerry Spence. Spence has spent a lifetime looking, listening and feeling, practices that fuel his law practice and art. Images create environments that are haunting, sometimes humorous, and always surreal. All proceeds from the sales of Gerry’s photographs will benefit The Jackson Hole Community School. www.heatherjames.com
A Horse of a Different Color Sculptor Sandy Graves gives an artist’s demonstration 1-4:00 pm. 307.734.9603, www.ahorseofadifferentcolorgalleryjh.com
Diehl Gallery Day 2 of Contemporary Furniture designer Jeff Brandner’s up-tempo works. His inspiration is the landscapes and structures he passes on his journeys from the East Coast, through Midwestern cities to Montana’s mountains and plains-a bridge truss is transformed into a coffee table base; an I-beam gives support to a desk. Artist reception 2-5:00 pm. www.diehlgallery.com
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
Jewelry and Artisan Luncheon Ladies Only! An elegant luncheon includes browsing the works of fine jewelry, fiber and leather artisans. A kick-off event for the National Museum of Wildlife Art’s Jewelry and Artisan chapter of its annual Western Visions activities. Shooting Star, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. Registration has closed, but for information call 307.732.5412.
Registration fee for this event: $100. $500 buys entry to Western Visions events through Friday, September 17. 307.732.5412.
Art Walk Events: Join more than 30 Jackson art galleries for fine art and experience the vibrant Jackson art scene. Look for the Art Walk banners. Participating galleries include:
Poster Signing with Joe Velazquez at West Lives On Gallery Meet artist Joe Velazquez and receive a personally signed poster of his featured painting, “Season of the Mountain Men.” 3-5:00 pm. Free, open to the public.
West Lives On Gallery Joe Velazquez Show opening artist’s reception, 5:00-8:00pm. The Joe Velazquez Show will be open September 12-25, 2010. 307.734.2888, www.westliveson.com.
Galleries West Fine Art, 8th Fall Round Up This annual Fall Arts Festival group show features new works by the entire roster of Galleries West artists. Artist’s reception 5-8:00pm. 307.733.4412 www.gallerieswestjacksonhole.com
Mountain Trails Gallery Ty Barhaug & Tom Saubert-Show runs September 15-22. Artist’s reception. 307.734.8150, www.mtntrails.net
Altamira Fine Art hosts artist openings for three artists this evening. All three openings will be held simultaneously, 5-7:00 pm. All three shows are on exhibit through September 20.
R. Tom Gilleon: Blood Brothers. “Looking back, I was probably most influenced by the old era art directors and illustrators who had the amazing ability to…tell a story or convey a feeling with their artwork.” Mary Roberson: Celebrating the Surreal. “When intellect enters the picture creativity exits….I am also influenced by the petroglyphs and those who painted them.” John Felsing: Running with the Ghosts. “I am driven by the constancy of dreaming and the freedom to allow the land to come to me, to tell me it is time to let out that which is in my soul.” 307.739.4700 www.altamiraart.com
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
Wild West Artist Party The National Museum of Wildlife Art’s Western Visions: Miniatures and More Show & Sale provides an evening for artists and patrons to view the art, place their ballots, and mingle before the big sale. The Jewelry and Artisan Show & Sale, the Photography Show & Sale, and the Sketch Show & Sale are open to the public during this event and the artisans are in residence. The evening includes delicious fare, a full bar and entertainment. Register by September 8, 2010 by calling 307.732.5412. National Museum of Wildlife Art, 6:30-10:30pm.
$200 per person or $500 per person for a package including Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday plus other exclusive events.
Astoria Fine Art G. Russell Case Artist Reception 4:00-6:00pm. 307.733.4016, www.astoriafineart.com
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
Jackson Hole Art Auction Preview The Jackson Hole Art Auction is a premier Western Art Auction featuring art from Past and Present Masters of the American West. Historically recognized Western American Art is the focus, including works by the Taos Society of Artists, Deceased American Masters, and Top Contemporary Western and Wildlife Artists. The Jackson Hole Art Auction is presented in association with Trailside Galleries and Gerald Peters Gallery.
10:00am-7:00pm Center for the Arts 866.549.9278 www.jacksonholeartauction.com
The Auction itself takes place Saturday, September 18, beginning at 12:30 pm; Preview 9:00 am – Noon.
23rd Annual Western Visions: Miniatures and More Show and Sale This is the final opportunity to place your bid prior to the drawing that determines who is going home with some great western art. The evening features refreshments and beverage, and winning bidders are drawn. The Jewelry and Artisan Show & Sale, the Photography Show & Sale, and the Sketch Show & Sale will be on display. Guests are invited to make purchases.
National Museum of Wildlife Art, 3:00-7:30pm. $75 per person or $500 per person for a package including Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday (Registration officially closed but call for info.) 307.732.5412 www.westernvisions.org
Legacy of Nature Group Show The Legacy of Nature Group Show featuring wildlife and sporting art. Legacy Gallery, 307.733.2353, www.legacygallery.com
Astoria Fine Art 3rd Annual Greg Beecham Fall Arts Show & Sale 1:00-3:00pm Sales Draw for Show at 12pm on Saturday September 18th, 2010. 307.733.4016, www.astoriafineart.com
Joe Velazquez Reception at the historic Wort Hotel Please join the Wort Hotel in celebrating Joe Velazquez’s talent. This reception will also have an unveiling of a special historical piece created by Joe for this event. 6:00-8:00pm The Wort Hotel, 50 N. Glenwood. 307.733.2190 www.worthotel.com