Entertainment in Brief, May 19, 2017

Library names new artist in residence

Ruth Ann Feild, Grand Junction fabric and fiber artist, is set to begin as the new Mesa County Libraries’ 970West Studio artist in residence.

Feild will have open studio hours from 9 a.m. to noon each Monday through Aug. 14, with the exception of May 29 and July 3, and the public is welcome to go by the studio and see what Feild is working on.

Feild also will lead a number of events at the library:

■ Wefty Fabric Weaving for adults will be at 6:30 p.m. June 8. Materials are supplied, and registration is required at mesacountylibraries.org or by calling 243-4442.

■ Flower Pounding, an event for children, will be from 2–4 p.m. June 21. Feild will show children how to transfer a flower’s natural dye to fabric.

■ No-Sew Quilts for children will go from 2–4 p.m. July 19. Kids will design their own quilt blocks.

■ Create Your Own Bookmark for children will be at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 3 and kids will make pom-poms and tassels to be used to create bookmarks.

Learn about these events and 970West Studio at mesacountylibraries.org.

Artists’, photographers’ work sought for show


Delta Fine Arts has put out a call for artists for its annual art show, happening Thursday through Saturday, June 22–24, at Bill Heddles Recreation Center in Delta.

Students ages 6–18 and adults are invited to submit up to three pieces of original art that have not been in Delta Fine Arts’ previous shows.

The show is open to all artists and photographers on the Western Slope.

Prizes and ribbons will be awarded by the guest judge, Bev Lee, from Grand Junction.

An entry form and prospectus can be downloaded at deltafineartsguild.org. The entry deadline is June 7.

Email Linda Aubery at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 970-765-5034 for information.


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