Arts Briefs for Dec. 21

Pagosa Springs gallery extends exhibit

Shy Rabbit Contemporary Arts: Gallery, Studio & Workshops will extend “The ART of it ALL” two weeks through Jan. 13.

The exhibit was scheduled to close Monday. “The ART of it ALL” features 98 pieces by 48 artists representing 18 U.S. states and Canada.

The range of artworks includes collage, digital, mixed media, paintings, sculpture, prints, drawing, photography, assemblage, ceramics, fiber and glass, among others.

The gallery is located at 33 Bastille Drive in Pagosa Springs.

For more information, visit or call 731-2766.

Galleries welcome 2013 with First Thursdays

The First Thursdays Art Walk, a program designed to promote artists and art activities beyond the traditional gallery walks, will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Participating venues include the Fifth Corner Photo Gallery and Plein gift shop at the Durango Arts Center, Earthen Vessel, ENO, Gallery 530, Rochester Hotel & Bar, Sorrel Sky Gallery, Toh-Atin Gallery, Steaming Bean, Steve Gates Architect LLC and Wildshots Gallery.

For more information about activities at individual venues, visit and click on the participants’ links.

Herald staff