• Cathy Ledeker

    Artist Statement: Today, I am a painter.  I have accrued over 45 years of professional experience in illustration, illumination, calligraphy, teaching, and painting.   Now, my intensely focused watercolors assimilate that rich foundation upon which a challenging and rewarding artistic life continues to be built.  My unending passion for words, music, and nature intuitively influence my […]

  • Paintings by Colorado Artist George Bodde

        Born in rural Michigan in 1971, I started painting and drawing as a child.  Art was a family pastime. I entered and won numerous awards in local competitions and helped finance college with pen and ink greeting cards of my hometown’s historic landmarks. The topics of my work are inspired by a love […]

  • fine art photographs by Frank Comisar

    Regional Views by Photographer Frank Comisar

    Frank Comisar is the founder of Scenic Aperture and an award-winning professional landscape, wildlife and nature photographer. He has been photographing our natural world for over 30 years. Based in Durango, Colorado, about an hour from Pagosa Springs, Comisar travels throughout North America making beautiful photographs for his gallery. He also leads photography workshops. Influenced […]

  • ceramic art by Gail Hershey

    Pagosa Springs Ceramic Artist Gail Hershey

    “My work is about my journey as a person out in the world,” ceramic artist Gail Hershey explains. “I have been a potter all of my adult life and now I am a printmaker as well.” Hershey describes her work as a reflection of her inner life to various degrees. She feels that being a […]

  • artist Rick Unger

    Rick Unger – Painter of Western Life

    Rick Unger started his artistic life in early in Pennsylvania. As a toddler, Unger was already drawing pictures with advanced detail and accuracy. Before his teens, he could paint portraits with striking accuracy using all media and even before graduating High School he was receiving commissions for his artwork. Unger attended three years of vocational […]

  • painting by Anthony Steventon

    Abstract Art by Pagosa Springs Artist Anthony Steventon

    As a child in the UK, art was always an essential part of everyday activities for Anthony Steventon. Art became one of his favorite school subjects that led to an ambition to become an art teacher. He enrolled in a local art college as a full-time student and realized that his real passion was to […]

  • Tricia Bass oil paintings

    Paintings by Colorado Artist Tricia Bass

    Tricia Bass has studied with master painters Don Sahli, Scott Yeager and Scott Christensen. “The works of these fine artists always inspire me to continue to learn and improve my abilities as a painter,” Bass says. She adds that for her, painting is a marvelous and often frightening process and she is so moved by […]

  • painting by Janet Thompson

    Oil Pastels by Janet Thompson

    Janet R. Thompson grew up in the southwest and attended the University of Oklahoma where she majored in Commercial Art. She relocated to the east coast where she studied pastel portraiture with Daniel Greene at the Art Students League in New York City. She works in photography studios as a colorist and became a member […]