October 5–29, 2012 Opening: Friday, October 5, 6-8pm Tuesday-Thursday, 9am-5pm Free R2 Gallery CCAH Center for the Arts, 520 S. 3rd Street, Suite 9 Curated by artists Alice Beauchamp and Dean Bowlby, and organized by artists Sue Drinker, Wewer Keohane and Ro Mead, the R2 Gallery at the Carbondale Council on the Arts and Humanities (CCAH) is pleased to announce the second annual SWAN Gallery Exhibit 2012. The internationally acclaimed SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) organization continues to spearhead celebrations throughout the world to honor and promote women artists. This year, CCAH will once again showcase one of the most prestigious collections of women’s art in the valley, the “VISION TO VOICE: Contemporary Work from Women Artists in the Roaring Fork Valley” gallery exhibit opens at 6pm in the R2 Gallery at the CCAH Center for the Arts, 520 S. Third Street. The exhibit is free to the public Tuesday-Friday, 9am to 5pm. For more information, visit: www.carbondalearts.com or call: 970.963.1680. “CCAH, along with a core group of women artists, is celebrating all women in the arts in October,” said Amy Kimberly, CCAH executive director. “The month is filled with delicious, thought-provoking, inspirational, and humorous events that bring attention to the diverse and exciting women artists living in the Roaring Fork Valley.” Events to date include: inspired storytelling on Oct. 3rd, the CCAH Gallery exhibit opening Oct. 5th, local dance and music on Oct. 6th, a stage performance on Oct. 7th, comedy on Oct. 13th, more dance on Oct. 19th & 20th, a textile artist workshop on Oct. 21st & 22nd, and a literary event on Oct. 22nd. See full event schedule below. “SWAN is a world-wide celebration of women artists in all genres. Last year a group of women came together with CCAH to create the Carbondale SWAN celebration. It lives on this year with a series of incredible events. Thank-you Gayle Embrey for the inspiration and Sue Drinker, Wewer Keohane and Ro Mead for all their hard work,” said Kimberly. SWAN events draw women from all over the valley to share, network and celebrate diversity. To get involved in SWAN, please contact Amy Kimberly at 970.963.1680. The R2 Galley is named in honor and memory of Ron Robertson, a strong supporter of the arts and preliminary architect for the CCAH studio at the Third Street. All art openings are free to the public. For more information, visit: www.carbondalearts.com or call: 970.963.168
CCAH HOSTS MANY MEMORABLE SWAN EVENTS IN OCTOBER
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