From art museums and galleries to arts districts, the High Country is alive with art!
Original art that opens our hearts and lifts our spirits! The most established fine art gallery in the area celebrates over 30 years in business. Paintings, gliclees, photography, pottery, jewelry, fiber art, wood, glass, garden sculpture, musical Instruments and more by over 200 artists. Workshops in painting, drawing, collage and expressive arts! Owner, Toni Carlton prompts the gallery artists by Seasonal Group Exhibitions with Artist Receptions during the spring, summer, autumn and winter, including a Holiday Open House in late November. In addition Individual Artist Exhibitions with Receptions are held periodically throughout the year which affords one an opportunity to meet and discuss the artist?s work. Painting workshops conducted by gallery artists are open to beginning or advanced artists and are held each week beginning in May and running through October. These workshops offer artistic expression in oil, acrylic, water color, mixed media collage, expressive and intuitive arts while creating community spirit and inspiration for artists including Toni Carlton. Her contemporary paintings called ''Art Blessings'' are mixed media utilizing many different techniques and textures. Carlton combines calligraphic and Asian symbols through layers of collage, painting, writing and transfer images. She extends an invitation to visit Carlton Gallery where the ambiance is informal and inviting. Visitors notice at once they are in a special place filled with community spirit, creative artists and good friends.