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Tariana Raises a Ruckus

Mark Arnest of the Gazette recently profiled four new curators in Colorado Springs, including the FAC’s own Tariana Navas-Nieves. Mark quotes Tariana in his blog, Colorado Springs Artsblog, “I’m hoping to cause some ruckus and reaction,” she said. “Colorado Springs is kind of a traditionalist city. I want to celebrate that but also to expand […]

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Watch Waters at Work

FAC Extremely Grand Opening guest and iconoclastic film director John Waters is the host of Court TV’s ‘Til Death Do Us Part, a “humorous look at marriages gone very wrong.” Very wrong indeed. Each case examines a doomed marriage in which one spouse murders the other. “I’ve always been jealous of Vincent Price’s career,” said […]

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Storm of Creativity

Mary Voelz Chandler reviewed the Katrina show in Friday’s Rocky Mountain News … “In short, “Catastrophe and Catharsis” is a prime example of the natural inclination of artists to create, even as the world seems to blow apart.” She concludes, “(Katrina) … has moments of pure power, tempered by revelation, sadness and the opportunity to […]

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2005 Chihuly TV Commercial

View the television commercial from our blockbuster exhibition, Chihuly at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center from 2005. This historic exhibit of paint and glass caused an explosion of art interest in the Rocky Mountain region with nearly 80,000 visitors attending; the FAC membership tripled in that one memorable year. Our newly expanded gallery space […]

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