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What we found at this year’s Chalk Art Festival in Larimer Square…

We found chalk on the street. And some weed. And, more chalk on the street…this by artist Martin Calamino. And, this by artist, muralist and tattoo designer Daniel Chavez. Huge crowds cooking in the sun. With crowds of dogs just cooking. Friendly locals and a few nuts. And, even more chalk on the street. This, trying to conjure up a better baseball team!

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Some of the Best Art in Santa Fe Can’t Be Seen in Any of the Hundreds of Galleries!

The Bataan Memorial Office Building in Santa Fe, New Mexico’s Capital city, is home to the State Office for Veterans’ Affairs, the New Mexico Arts offices…and a fine art collection belonging to the people of New Mexico. Most of them have never seen it. And, very few Santa Fe visitors think to visit a state office building to view this collection. In the early months of World War II, over 900 New Mexico soldiers perished…

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Michael Charron at Artistica Art Gallery Through June

Paintings from the series “Polareyes” fill the space at one of Lower Downtown’s newer galleries, Artistica at 1720 Wazee. Gallery owner Marco Miani says, “Charron’s works are unique. They stand far out from the usual western landscapes and take a much closer view of the elements.” Artistica is open Tuesday through Saturday, from 10-6. And, by the way, this is one of those rare downtown gallery spaces that has a kitchen and could be perfect…

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