Colorado's Premier Art Event
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Interactive and engaging

artist demonstrations

Artist Demonstrations provide a unique way to interact with some of our exhibiting artists in an informal setting. These interactive and engaging demos will again be incorporated into the Festival’s schedule and will take place in each artists booth.

A big thank you to all of our 2019 participating artists who put on an engaging and interactive Art Demonstration.

Saturday, August 3, 2019

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10:30am - Booth #54
Diane Quarles, Glass

Demo showing the basic elements of frit painting using crushed glass application. Diane will manipulate glass stinger using torches resulting in the design of bushes, trees and natural elements.

See more of Diane’s work at

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1:00pm - Booth #73
Jack Charney, Ceramics

Jack’s art is about risk and movement through time and space. He will construct a structure using slump-molded parts. A technique he learned in a village in Ecuador on Chordeleg Lake.

See more of Jack’s work at


3:00pm - Booth #47
Ivy McNulty, Jewelry

The demonstration of how to make a belt buckle. Starting with needed tools, supplies, materials and methods. Finishing with talking about engraving and polishing.

See more of Ivy’s work at

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5:00pm - Booth #110
Cheryl Kabala, Fiber

The demonstration describes the process of dressing a floor loom and weaving scarves and shawls as well as some history of weaving. Also included, is an explanation of the function of parts of the loom and the various tools used.

The material used is rayon boucle and Ric Rac yarn which creates a soft, lightweight and durable fabric. The specific color combinations create a Southwest theme.

See more of Cheryl’s work at


Sunday, August 4, 2019


10:30am - Booth #86
Kimberly Merck-Moore, Mixed Media

My mixed media process focuses heavily on texture and color. For my showcase piece I will be sculpting a tree out of paper clay onto a custom wood panel.

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1:00pm - Booth #80
Steven Boyd, Painting

Original painting executed in permanent Acrylic Gauch on acid free tempered masonite. Subject matter will be a rainbow trout underwater.