July 6–31, 2012 Opening: Friday, July 6th, 6-8pm Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 9am-5pm Free R2 Gallery CCAH Center for the Arts, 520 S. 3rd Street, Suite 9 Building community through art, the Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanities (CCAH), Colorado Animal Rescue (C.A.R.E.), and Land + Shelter Architects present Bow Haus, a bold collection of dog/cat-house related designs created by some of the top architects in the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond. The show opens July 6th at the R2 Gallery in the CCAH Center for the Arts at the Third Street Center, 6-8pm, and is open for viewing through July. Opening night includes the kick-off the month-long Silent Auction, good food and drink, and animal art and photos, plus home made dog treats. All dog/cat-house designs will be auctioned to benefit CCAH and C.A.R.E. For more information, connect to www.carbondalearts.com or call 970-963-1680. The Aspen Art Museum will be on hand with home made dog biscuits and cookies, bagged and tied in artistic bundles, created by the youth Pet Project workshop. Participating architecture firms include: Building Seed Architecture, Confluence Architecture, DHM Landscape Architects. Forum Phi, Green Line Architects, Land + Shelter, Rowland + Broughton, and Terrain Studio. C.A.R.E., incorporated in 1992 by local veterinarians, has a mission to provide safety and care for homeless animals, and education for the pet-owning public. Its shelter facility opened its doors in 2000. Since opening, C.A.R.E. has taken in and placed almost 8,000 dogs, cats and exotics. Among the many achievements in its 38th year, CCAH was instrumental in the recent presentation of the Governor’s Arts Award to the Town of Carbondale. The 41st annual Carbondale Mountain Fair, the monthly classes and R2 Gallery exhibits, the Summer of Music Free Concerts series, and the Green Is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza fundraiser are all successful CCAH projects. To learn more, become a member, register for a class, visit the gallery or volunteer, connect to www.carbondalearts.com or call 970-963-1680.
CCAH Gallery Exhibit – July 2012 “Bow Haus: Animals, Artists & Architecture”
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