Telluride Arts’s Art Walk: Telluride Mountain School Senior Exhibition, 4/4

Telluride Arts’s Art Walk: Telluride Mountain School Senior Exhibition, 4/4

Gallery 81435 is a project of Telluride Arts. Telluride Arts promotes a culture of the arts within the Telluride Arts District, which contains a remarkable concentration of arts and cultural activity that engages artists from around the region and across the globe. For more information go online at, or on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter at Telluride Arts or and call 970.728.3930. The Telluride Mountain School show opens during the final Art Walk of the winter season and runs thru the spring off-season at Gallery 81435, located at 230 S Fir Street in Telluride, Colorado. Open daily from 12-6 pm, or by appointment. 

Gallery 81435 presents the Telluride Mountain School 2019 Senior Art Show. The Art Walk opening reception will take place Thursday, April 4, from 5 – 8 pm. The artwork will remain on display through the Spring off-season.

The artwork displayed at Gallery 81435 is the final exhibition for the four Telluride Mountain School seniors in the IB (International Baccalaureate) Visual Arts Program, locally taught by Daniel Kanow. After two years of hard work in and out of the classroom, research, and design, these emerging artists have demonstrated highly developed technical skills combined with dedication and focus on their creative journey.

Lydia Hagan is displaying a series of portraiture in watercolor, oils, and acrylics in connection to a clay hand built sculpture and mixed media painting.

Lydia Hagan

Alex Whetsell is showing a series of jewelry, demonstrating his skill set in designing, modeling, and casting of chains, rings, and pendants.

Alex Whetsell

Sofia Phelps is exhibiting figurative drawings and paintings of her invented “Creepers” with a focus on shock and awe for her audience.

Sofia Phelps

Lastly, Will Roberts is showing a combination of wheel-thrown and hand-built pottery with abstracted figurative paintings.

Will Roberts

In fall, Hagan will be attending CU Boulder; Whetsell will be attending the University of Wyoming; Phelps will be attending the Art Institute of Chicago; and Roberts will be attending Colorado College.

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