Steamboat Creates has three gallery spaces at The Depot Arts Center: the Main Gallery, Platform Gallery, and Bliss Hall. The exhibits change out on a monthly basis, with opening receptions during First Friday Artwalk. Riverwalk Collective has a group show in the Main Gallery every month except October, November, and December.
January 2023. Grant Alan. Bliss Hall.
Photographer Grant Alan presents work from his Above the Arctic collection in Bliss Hall.
February 2023. Amanda Reka Bradder – Winter Blues. Bliss Hall.
Artist Amanda Reka Bradder’s exhibition will focus on mental health through the interdisciplinary process of “dance painting.” Amanda’s work will be on view in Bliss Hall.
February 2023. Leslie Bell. Platform Gallery.
Riverwalk Collective Featured Artist Leslie Bell will exhibit in Platform Gallery.
March 2023. The Big Bad Wolf: How We See Wolves Through The Lens of Humanity. Bliss Hall.
Due to the interest in wolf reintroduction and 2023 marking the year wolves come home to Colorado, Dagny McKinley and Defenders of Wildlife will be working together to curate a Bliss Hall exhibit on wolves with artists from across Colorado.
March 2023. Al Reiner. Platform Gallery.
Riverwalk Collective Featured Artist Al Reiner will exhibit in Platform Gallery.
April 2023. Colorado Crane Conservation Coalition – Crane-Inspired Creative Arts Scholarship Contest. Bliss Hall.
This exhibition presents visual and written art submitted by seniors in Routt and Moffat Counties as part of the Creative Arts Scholarship Contest. The work is inspired by and must accurately reflect our Rocky Mountain Greater Sandhill Cranes. Winners of this contest get a scholarship for continuing education. The Crane-Inspired Creative Arts Scholarship Contest will be in Bliss Hall. Image: Leilani Ward
May 2023. Perspectives – A Juried Show of Student Work. Platform Gallery.
This show will highlight student growth in their ability to visually depict “perspectives.” The drawings will range from 2nd to 8th graders and be juried by a panel of Steamboat Springs teachers. Image: Pixel art by Garret Bock’s students
May 2023. Interact! Bliss Hall.
This exhibition will give visitors the chance to touch the art! The interactive exhibition will provide viewers with multisensory experiences and the opportunity to participate in the final form of the exhibition.
June 2023. Grant Alan. Platform Gallery.
Riverwalk Collective Featured Artist Grant Alan will exhibit in Platform Gallery.
June 2023. Friends of the Yampa – Runoff. Bliss Hall.
Runoff is a group art show celebrating one of our community’s most treasured natural resources, the Yampa River. Professional and amateur artists of all ages are invited to submit up to four works that celebrate the Yampa River Basin in some capacity. Art will be reviewed by a panel of jurors and a portion of proceeds will benefit Friends of the Yampa. Image: Audrey Bortz
July 2023. Lawrence Fagan – Upstairs Art. Bliss Hall.
Abstract acrylics by visual artist Lawrence Fagan in Bliss Hall.
July 2023. David Winters. Platform Gallery.
Riverwalk Collective Featured Artist David Winters will exhibit in Platform Gallery.
August 2023. Rita Donham – Glacier Tour. Bliss Hall.
Aerial photography from Rita Donham documenting glacier fields in Alaska and the Wind River Mountains.
“Documentary photography is essential to understanding cultures and landscapes. Documenting glaciers helps us keep track of their size, shape and melt-rate. These diminishing ice fields are our bellwether, our canary, our warning to stop and take inventory of what we love about our planet, who we love…”
August 2023. Madeleine Burrough. Platform Gallery.
Riverwalk Collective Featured Artist Madeleine Burrough will exhibit in Platform Gallery.
September 2023. Glenna O. Platform Gallery
Riverwalk Collective Featured Artist Glenna Olmsted will exhibit in Platform Gallery.
October 2023. The Heritage Show. Main Gallery.
Celebrate Western Heritage Month with artwork that explores Steamboat’s history. Image: Tony Urbick
November 2023. Erin Branscum. Platform Gallery.
Riverwalk Collective Featured Artist Erin Branscum will exhibit in Platform Gallery.
December 2023. GIFT. Main Gallery.
In celebration of the holidays, artist members of the Steamboat Creates present “GIFT.” This all-medium exhibit features affordable, small-scale works that are perfect for gifting. Image: Sista Luna
Check back for updates to the 2023 exhibition schedule.