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Eileen Reilly and Wes Bolin

Meet our Dec/Jan members of the month: Eileen Reilly and Wes Bolin

Fine Arts Center Members for 16 years


Why did you become a member of the Fine Arts Center?
I have been passionate about art since taking my first art history classes in college. Wes: Eileen’s interest supercharged me in 1975.

When did your interest in the arts begin?
At UMass Amherst when I took my first art history class.

What has been one of your favorite plays, classes or exhibits at the Fine Arts Center and why?
The Chihuly exhibit because it was truly stunning due to the size of the pieces and the beautiful colors.

What is your favorite work of art at the FAC?
The Portrait of Elsie Palmer.

What else do you like to do for fun in Colorado Springs?
Enjoy the downtown shops, restaurants, Pioneers’ Museum and Art on the Streets.