Mauri Powell

After 20 successful years in Interior Design and Decorative & Faux Wall Art, my real passion is in taking the mediums that worked for me on walls and furniture and using those to express myself on canvas. I’m exploring new and exciting applications that I feel are unique and exciting. Mo Knows Artwebsite moknowsart.netemail mpmoknows@gmail.comphone […]

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Robert Quimby

Robert Quimby grew up in rural Western Nebraska, immersed in a ranching, farming, and small-town culture. He attended Midland College in Fremont, Neb., where he earned his bachelor of arts degree in Fine Art. Quimby is known for his pencil but is branching out with watercolor and plein air painting. “Pencil is bold, graphic, and […]

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Angela Grace Photography

Angela Martinez is a local Castle Rock photographer specializing in Fine Art Photography, as well as Portrait and Commercial Photography. Angela is a Colorado native who grew up in Colorado Springs, CO. She began pursuing an interest in photography in 6th grade during a class trip to the mountains and has been taking photos ever […]

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Zoey Holdaway

Hi! I’m Zoey Holdaway, an 18-year-old “cartoon portrait artist”, a mural artist, and a sketch artist. I mostly draw and paint faces that are a bit distorted, but I also paint jackets, design song cover art, carve wood, design clothes, and more. My drawings show the variety of what my art abilities are! Luna Lunatelephone […]

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Suzi Reaves

I took my first ceramics class in 1973 at the University of Northern Colorado and I have been hooked on clay ever since.  I was raised in a military family that moved every couple of years. My biggest influence has been living in Norway during the Mid-century Modern period.  I am drawn to the simple, […]

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Carolann Chambliss

It’s often a year-long process of cultivating, curing, and cleaning a gourd before I match its shape and natural patterns with my chosen design. My choice of patterns often comes from a deep respect and appreciation for other cultures, countries, and art forms. I am inspired by African mud-cloth patterns, Peruvian story gourds, Native American […]

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Jacqueline Shuler

Jacqueline Shuler is a seasoned painter, graphic designer, calligrapher, author and teacher, living a creative life for the past fifty years. So much fun! Breaking barriers of style and artistic rules keep her working daily, manipulating colors and shapes. Inspired by nature and her inner vision, Jacqueline creates images that can best be described as […]

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Christine Rose Curry

Christine Rose Curry’s acrylic PAINTINGS and MURALS are created with vibrant colors, funky designs, and representational imagery. These elements interact with the viewer through visual narration, and storytelling. Her PAINTINGS typically incorporate dark humor, social, political ideas, and/or environmental extremes. Her most recent body of work, RuiNation, was exhibited at EDGE Gallery. RuiNation, features artworks […]

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Elizabeth Gleason

I have been creative and artistic my entire life but only now taking it to the next level. I have always been a part of the art world in some way including being a tour guide (aka Docent) for 18 years at major museums and other venues. I am currently spending my creative time on […]

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Kim Howard

Losing and finding myself through Plein Air painting. A mobile studio is a favorite place to interpret nature. I have retrofitted and older model van to service paint Studio / camper. Running solo most of the time exploring the Rocky Mountains. email: straightupwc@gmail.com

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Marla Leggette

I started making jewelry in the mid 1970’s after working for a jewelry company in Tucson Arizona.After the birth of my son, I put away my jewelry supplies so that I could take care of home and return to college. It was almost 20 years later that I took up jewelry making again in Boise […]

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Cindy Welch

Cindy Welch – Beautiful color and water! What could be more exciting! I enjoyed painting with watercolor in art school in my early years. However, I majored in graphic design and didn’t paint again until I re-discovered my love of it in 2007. Having worked with a number of different mediums, I found watercolor to […]

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Lisa Kallweit

I am a local artist working primarily with resin. I also use alcohol inks and a bit of mixed media as well. While I have always been interested in art, I am fairly new to the art world and looking to expand in growth and opportunities. I am a Castle Rock resident since 1993. I […]

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CRAC to launch Veterans Art Therapy program

Veterans Art Therapy is a joint program between the Castle Rock Artist Cooperative (CRAC) and the Douglas County Veterans Monument Foundation (DCVMF) — both Colorado-based 501(c)(3)’s — to assist local veterans who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress. It is a six-month program designed to use the healing qualities of art to help veterans battling PTS. With […]

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Elizabeth Rector

My name is Liz Rector and I am an “every-medium” artist. I want to do it all, and I do…digital art, logo design, oil painting, wood carving/burning, acrylic painting, watercolor, sculpture…the list goes on. I was born here in CO but was moved away at age 3 and moved back in 2016. During those years, […]

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Dana Frazee

For the past 20 years, I’ve done watercolor painting intermittently, while I worked as an education consultant. I don’t have an art education background–I’m mostly self-taught, especially in the beginning. For several years, I painted the buildings in Fairplay, Colorado in whimsical styles and sold several of those works. Twice, I participated in the Fairplay […]

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Christine Dawson

I am a former accounting professional who now spends time exploring the creative side I spent most of my life denying even existed.  For the past couple of years, I have been combining the technology of CAD software and a CNC laser with wood to create pieces that I have finally developed enough self-confidence to […]

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Janice Warriner

My paintings and sculpture are very personal and pure expressions of the way that I perceive the experiences of life around me. The world is referenced indirectly through the filter of my emotions -an intuitive response that explores the relationship between the emotional and the intertextual. My intention is to communicate to the viewer an […]

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Billy the Beaver in the Park

Have you seen Billy the Beaver in Festival Park? He’s the newest addition to Castle Rock’s burgeoning art scene, thanks to a generous grant from The Downtown Alliance. Did you know the beaver is our Town mascot? Chainsaw art by Billy LaFleur. You had better look out, Castle Rock is getting artsy!

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Dan Levinson

Dan Levinson is a Highlands Ranch, Colorado-based artist who recently completed the mural of Philip S. Miller on the side of the SmarterChaos building in downtown Castle Rock. He was born in Durango and was educated in art at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York and the University of Colorado in Boulder. website danlevinson.netfacebook […]

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Jessica Whitt

Life long maker. Creator of inspired spaces, both physical and fanciful. Striving to capture the fragile, temporary moments between bloom and fade. Mediums: oil, open acrylic, photography, clay, fibers, plant, soil, object, food, drink, people, places.  email jessica@thewhitts.com

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Carrie Martin

Carrie is an entrepreneurial illustrator/designer/educator who is passionate about building meaningful, mutually beneficial relationships. She is a subject matter expert in the Adobe Creative Suite, specializing in print, equally adept at digital design, including animation. Employed as a Community Relations Specialist for the Town of Castle Rock since early 2015, she is constantly inspired by […]

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Karen DeFrates

I love the way a bright flower can bring a smile, or the way a silly colorful bird reminds us of summer or a special trip we took. I can’t stop collecting beautiful images of the flowers in my own garden, my mother’s garden,  along the roadside, or next to the restaurant where I just had lunch. […]

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William LaFleur

William LaFleur is a wood sculptor, mainly using a chainsaw to create wooden figures of all kinds. He was born and raised in upstate New York’s Hudson River valley. William has made Castle Rock, Colorado home since 1999, where he and his wife Desiree are raising a son, and are passionate about being involved in […]

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Brenda Gaughan

Brenda Gaughan began painting after arriving in Colorado in 1984, inspired by the region’s intensity of color and light. Music is a primary source of inspiration for Brenda, who draws on the improvisational nature of jazz to express herself in texture, palette, and movement. Brenda established Studio 306 in downtown Castle Rock, Colorado along with jeweler […]

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Jo Frary

Jo Frary’s passion for Art, Architecture, and Design can be traced back to her childhood where she loved taking rides with her family through her city’s old neighborhoods.  The grand old Victorian and Craftsman houses were her favorites.  She pursued art classes in both high school, and at Colorado State University where she majored in […]

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Ginger Whellock

More than 45 years ago, Ginger moved from the Chicago suburbs to western Montana where she lived and worked on a remote cattle ranch. She immediately fell in love with the western culture of self-reliance and the expansive beauty of the landscape. Since1981 she has lived in Colorado.  Ginger’s art career began when, at 9 years […]

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Troy Seurer

Troy Seurer grew in Huntington Beach, California. He has always been fascinated with the human form and through his love of art, began drawing images of people at an early age. He opted to take painting classes while attending the University of Kansas on a football scholarship, although his talent is mostly self-taught.  His work is inspired by people. He […]

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Roger Rosenoff

I was born and raised on a farm in northern Colorado. After farming, I traded my corral poles for paintbrushes, my shover for a pallet knife, and here I am. Me and my paintings. Together with my beautiful wife Debbie, we have settled in a quaint little town called Castle Rock. email myronroger1@msn.comtelephone 303.378.7058

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Cherie Monteferrante

Traditionally trained artist that takes a fantastical view of the world. Whether painting, sculpting, or photographing, I enjoy adding the “not so obvious” into my work. Life is too short not to have fun. website theglitterartist.comemail moteferrante@comcast.nettelephone 303.717.6946facebook facebook.com/ArtistCherie

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Terry McDermott

Terry studied painting and illustration under Dale Amburn when he attended Wawasee College Preparatory. Because of the relationship they formed while Terry studied under him, Dale turned into a second father figure and lifelong friend. Beginning in Terry’s senior year in high school, he was enrolled as a college freshman at Indiana University – Fort […]

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Rose Legge

Rose Legge loves drawing in her sketchbook, hand-dyeing fabric, and stitch.  She writes, teaches, and is always open to trying a new surface design technique.  Her work has been shown regionally, nationally, and internationally. website rosehips1.blogspot.comemail stitchartrose@gmail.comtelephone 303.495.8887

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Cheryl Kiehlbauch

My art has been influenced by Norman Rockwell, Philip Goodwin, Carl Rungius and Robert Kuhn, all great illustrators and artists of their time. Paul Calle’s pencil art as well. I’ve been a stay at home mom for 25 years, and recently gave my small work from home business so I have time to pick up […]

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Susan Hill

“Too much of a good thing is wonderful”, says May West, a 1930’s Hollywood star. I’m inspired by her marvelous attitude and gall to say it out loud.  I’m a former Makeup and Hair Artist from Hollywood. I learned there and then, to act it out loud with hair art and theatrical face contouring. My […]

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Matt Rinn

Slantbrush Studio’s creator Matt Rinn has always been inspired by his love of the outdoors.  When looking at his work one can see the influence of the four elements: earth, water, wind, and fire.  Matt’s unique approach also uses flow and movement from his favorite sports: soccer, board sports, mountain biking, and whitewater kayaking.  Some […]

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Carol Hein

I have been drawing and painting ever since I can remember.  Whenever my grandfather visited he would bring a big box of crayons and we would draw for hours.  The love of color propels my art to this day and I am continually delighted by the variety of colors in nature.   In 2011 I […]

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John Hames

John Hames stars, directs and writes American Car Prospector, which is a Reality Run and Gun Docudrama. American Car Prospector follows eclectic Colorado Cowboy and Car enthusiast John Hames as he scours distant sites, out of the way locations, back lots and back yards to find what is left of the vehicles that have been instrumental in […]

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Tim Gallagher

website gallaware.comemail timgallagheractor@gmail.comtelephone 720.401.2498facebook facebook.com/tim.gallagher.5494

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John Creighton

I am a Freelance Photographer, based in Parker. I specialize in high quality Wedding, High School Senior Portraits, Family Portraits, Business and Professional Portraits, and Commercial Photography. Please allow me to capture your life memories. I will work closely with you to find the look you want. My career began when I was eight, after […]

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Jillyn Archuleta

I am a Colorado native contemporary artist whose love for the sensual elements of color and light fuels the poetic balance of her intuitive abstracts and detailed portraits. website jillyns.artemail jillynsart@yahoo.comtelephone 303.551.5596facebook facebook.com/jillyn.archuleta.9instagram instagram.com/jillynsfineart

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Carla Rouse

Throughout my childhood, I was always drawing. However, other than a few private lessons with a watercolor artist during high school, I am self-taught.  Nature has always fascinated me and my love for landscapes was strengthened in Cody, Wyoming, where I was surrounded by beautiful scenery.  With considerable support from my family, I moved from drawing […]

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Brigitte Runnalls

I am an oil painter and like to bring importance to overlooked, somewhat forgotten items. I’m currently working on a series of paintings of glass, which include glass marbles, insulators, knobs and vintage dishes. I like to paint large-scale pieces that showcase these objects in a modern way. I’m also inspired by the way light […]

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Paul Price

I began to notice various cityscapes in my travels as an executive, and wondered how best to capture them in oils. The style had to be loose, what I called “controlled chaos.” Trying to use a realistic approach would be time-consuming and less impactful. I decided on a less subtle approach, and the results are […]

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Alicia Soto

For the love of art! There’s so much beauty in this world and we, being made in the image of our Creator, are compelled to create as well. Love and light! email mail.aliciasoto@gmail.comtelephone 720.884.6263facebook facebook.com/aliciasotoartinstagram instagram.com/aliciasotoarttwitter twitter.com/aliciasotoart

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Noreene Thibault Chen

Retired teacher, life-long artist. I work in lots of different media. Watercolor, gouache, acrylic, encaustic, photo image, and mixed media. My playground is art journaling. I welcome people to my studio for “open studio” time, and I am always happy to share what I know about technique, and to learn from others. I believe the […]

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Colin Shreffler

Colin Shreffler, a self proclaimed Multipotentialite, has a passion for learning and he has leveraged that skill to fully experience and immerse himself in various areas of interest throughout his life. Colin began his career with a short stint at NASA after completing his undergraduate degree in Physics from the University of Maryland. He is a […]

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Jeanne Trueax

I am a Colorado native, calling Castle Rock my home since 1999. After earning a BA in Studio Art from Colorado Women’s College, I worked as a graphic artist/illustrator for various ad agencies and printing companies. I took time off to raise 3 wonderful children, and am now able to create artwork again with renewed […]

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Douglas Land Conservancy plein air call for entry open

Local artists are invited to apply for a truly unique plein air painting event, “Capturing the Beauty of Open Land,” sponsored by the Douglas Land Conservancy.  A fundraiser for DLC, the event provides the opportunity for artists to paint on beautiful, private properties in southern Douglas County.  These stunning conserved private properties are rarely open […]

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Kathy Lechman

I am a Colorado artisan who has worked in several mediums. I attended CSU as an art major and also CCU Denver taking classes in multi-media. As of 2005, I have focused my interests in fused glass art and acrylic painting. Growing up in Boulder, Colorado and having the beauty of the snow-topped mountains meet […]

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Jeanne Oliver Designs

Jeanne Oliver grew up in rural Illinois and now resides in Castle Rock, CO. She is inspired by our personal stories, travel, and nature. Jeanne uses art to tell her current stories and also those of growing up among gravel roads, cornfields and early life surrounded by open spaces. Through mark-making, layers and mixed media, […]

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Jan Burke

I studied art at Iowa State University and graduated with a degree in art education. I have work experience: as a pre-k through 5th-grade art teacher, graphic artist, free-lance artist, faux painter, muralist, potter and pottery teacher. Currently, I am focused on both painting and ceramics. In my impressionist painting in acrylics, I like to […]

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Ben Henry

Creative Cork Paint & Wine aims to bring a fun interactive way for people in Castle Rock to reconnect with their creativity. Group classes are scheduled online. We also have walls available for monthly rental, giving local artists a place to show their work and have openings. The space is also available for private event […]

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Natalie Raffield

Natalie Raffield was born in South Africa and now lives in Castle Rock, Colorado. She obtained her Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Digital Arts from Red Rocks Community College. The artist divides her work between photography, painting, and videography with the subject matter between wildlife and people. Preserving our natural heritage on Earth is […]

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Chainsaw artist brings old tree stump to life

Chainsaw artist Billy LaFleur sculpts a beaver from a tree stump in Festival Park. The Castle Rock Artist Cooperative worked with Downtown Castle Rock to identify the artist (Billy) and subject (our Town’s mascot) in this unique public art project. Billy says he hopes to be done within a week or so. Go Billy!

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Nick Lucey

Nick Lucey began a career in photojournalism at the age of 18 when he joined the U.S. Marine Corps and trained to become a combat correspondent. He was deployed throughout the western Pacific and Asia, attached to infantry and artillery units, and armed with a film camera and notepad. He spent five years in the […]

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