Conversation with a Rocky Mountain National Park Ranger
Updated: Jul 23, 2021
Join us for a conversation with a Rocky Mountain National Park ranger about outdoor ethics! Immediately following I will give an artist talk about my solo show “Paradise Lost.” Come learn about my artmaking process and engage in extensive dialogue about human encroachment of public lands. I will be giving away individually handmade stickers!
Exhibition dates - July 14-August 1, 2021
Hours - 1-5pm, Wednesdays – Sundays
Location - Art Lab Fort Collins, 239 Linden St., Fort Collins, CO 80524
Schedule of events:
Conversation with a ranger – Friday, July 23 at 6-7pm
Artist talk - Friday, July 23 at 7-8pm
“Paradise Lost” explores the nexus of recreation and stewardship. Featuring a breadth of mediums including paintings, wall hangings, installation, and embroidery, the exhibition invites viewers to analyze their relationships with nature. Paintings span from untouched landscapes to those seen through screens and windshields. Merit and demerit badges reframe and modernize the traditional “Leave No Trace” ideals. Wall hangings with topographical imagery map the human impact on the natural world. Installation work creates a space for viewers to examine the dichotomies between the human desire to preserve the wilderness and to enjoy it.
To learn more, please visit artlabfortcollins.org.
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