HIGH POINT opens at the Gunnison Arts Center Tonight

High Point at the Gunnison Arts Center
High Point at the Gunnison Arts Center

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Join me at the Gunnison Art Walk for the opening of ‘HIGH POINT, the Art of Showing Horses’ tonight- Thursday July 3, 5-8 PM. Benefit Art Show for Protecting the Wild Horses of Colorado and for the Colorado Horsecare Foodbank.
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Meet Monarch at A&Y Gallery

Monarch, the subject of this painting, is a 14 year old Lipizzan gelding. Monarch will be visiting at A&Y Design Gallery, 513 E Main, in Montrose, Colorado to kick off the “HIGH POINT, the Art of Showing Horses” during the Main in Motion Preview, June 5th.

Horse Painting
“Aurora”
Watercolor; size 16″ X 20″ price: $300

Use his white coat as your canvas; you are invited to decorate him with body paints and have your photo taken with him. A face painter will be on site if you’d like your face decorated too. While at the Gallery, preview the show, pick up some cards designed by Cheri, and bid on the silent auctions pieces to benefit James Klienert’s initiative to protect Colorado’s Wild Horses.

Barb’s painting depicting a young boy painting his white pony with be one of the paintings offered for silent auction. To make an early bid, call 970-596-5555. Minimum bid $125. Framed acrylic, 12″ X 16″ $250

Head, Heart, Hands, Health" Copyright B. Haynie
Head, Heart, Hands, Health” Copyright B. Haynie

“High Point” traveling to Montrose in June

“HIGH POINT, The Art of Showing Horses” debuts in Montrose at the A&Y Design Gallery, 513 E Main with three days of activities and events.

THURSDAY, JUNE 5TH: Main in Motion PREVIEW
With Main Street closed to traffic and open to evening strollers, Monarch, my Lipizzan gelding will arrive at A&Y Design Gallery to stand for body painting and pose for pictures with you. Photos of you, Monarch, and your creations can be emailed to your computer. Have you ever painted a horse? What designs will you create? Krystine Maximer will also be present for face painting.

Head, Heart, Hands, Health" Copyright B. Haynie
Head, Heart, Hands, Health” Copyright B. Haynie

While you are there, stop in the gallery to preview the show, or bid on the silent auction pieces to benefit the Colorado’s Wild Horses.

FRIDAY, JUNE 6TH: First Friday Art Walk OPENING for “HIGH POINT” in Montrose. The artists will each preview new work, with the show consisting of more than three dozen pieces, including painting, prints, and sculpture. Find the perfect piece of art for your home, business, or barn. It’s wedding and graduation season. Give artwork for the new home.

Opening events include live music with Karen and Friends, featuring the music of Karen Mercer, Margaret Freeman, and Kurt Isgreen. Refreshments include barn-themed food for horses and humans, as well as Oriental treats to celebrate 2014 Year of the Horse. Remember to fill a treat cup to bring back to the barn for your equine friends. Try your hand at Chinese brush painting with ink mural materials or the Zen board. A book of equine brush paintings will guide your artwork. Pick up materials and directions to make a folded, origami-style horse, called “zhezhi” in China. Participate in the silent auction to protect Colorado’s Wild Horses, and purchase cards with proceeds to aid the cause. A&Y Design Gallery will be the place to be Friday, June 6th for art, music, and community. Continue reading ““High Point” traveling to Montrose in June”