New Schools: Fort Lewis College Seniors explore “isms” in exhibit from Durango Herald

In Durango, art students are not always exposed to the newest, most avant-garde work from the finest galleries and museums in New York, London and around the world. One will not find a fine art video or audio installation at FLC. (That may be problematic for students who want to pursue their MFAs, as new media art is everywhere.) What one will find is strong, elemental and basic design skills from the graphic students who show an eye for color, negative space and typesetting.

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Media, heritage mix in show, Durango Herald, February 10, 2009

I am hoping through research and experimentation to glean some understanding of our own tribally specific painting traditions. – Artist America Meredith Review “From the Woodlands,” paintings, drawings and prints by America Meredith and Sallyann Paschall, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday, through Feb. 27, Fort Lewis College Art Gallery, 247-7167 Swedish-Cherokee America Meredith’s “Wingspan” is acrylic…

Disturbed and Disturbing, Durango Herald, Feb. 22, 2008

Artist explores fraying center in DAC Library Gallery Show Kevin Bell’s oil, “Mountains,” on display this month at the Durango Arts Center Library, shows the painter’s use of blank space to emphasize what he decides to depict. It is part of his “Land Objects” series. Bell’s “Domestic Disturbances” series of paintings emphasizes the calm of…

Artist’s close in on meaning of ‘Home,’ Durango Herald, Jan. 29, 2008

Julian Colby, son of FLC art instructor Chad Colby, plays with Amy Wendland’s sculpture, “Small Town.” What happens when artists, writers and performers get together and decide to mount an exhibition? If the group is Durango’s elusive Art Discussion Group, they decided to explore the meaning of “Home” and turn it into a well-attended opening…