address: SPACe, P.O. Box 803, La Veta, CO 81055
The Spanish Peaks Arts Council (SPACe)
promotes and encourages educational events in the arts in the Spanish Peaks region of southern Colorado.
Click here for additional
information about the La Veta & Cuchara area.
Buy fundraising items to help with operating expenses. SPACe now has
posters, Tote Bags,
T-Shirts, postcards and
retro posters for sale. The scenic posters may be ordered online,
shipped directly to you. Check them out!
To join print the membership form to mail with your
check. Mail the form to SPACe, PO Box 803, La Veta, CO 81055. Thank
you for your support of the arts in Huerfano County.
Individual-$30/Family or couple-$40/Business-$75
April 22 - May 17. Reception Tues.
April 22, (Earth Day) 5 - 7 pm. A special section will be set aside for artwork
created about or with wood from the
that was cut down on Poplar St. in La Veta. Items that include wood from the
tree may be entered for no fee.
Gift of Art
-- Nov. 11 - Jan. 3, 2015. Reception
Nov. 15, 5 - 7 pm.
SPACe is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) community based
and member owned organization dedicated to support of the arts and art
education. Resources which support SPACe include community volunteers,
membership dues, donations, booth fees from the annual Art in the Park
festival and a percent of sales of artwork in the Gallery and Gallery Gift
The Gallery displays the works of
regional artists in a variety of changing exhibits throughout the year,
while the Gift Shop provides members a year-round outlet for their arts and
crafts. Most of the exhibits shown in the Gallery are open to all artists.
In addition, SPACe sponsors the annualChildren's Art Workshop in
the Town Park for children ages 5 -12, the annual Independence DayArt in the Park
festival, and the annual Studio and Gallery Tour.
2014 Board of Directors:
Kathy Hill, President; Carole Kramer, Vice
President; Katharine Emsden, Secretary; Deb Donovan, Treasurer;
Nicole Copel, Paula Berg, Frank Cavaliere
and Vivian Etmanczyk.
Board meetings are
usually held the 3rd Thurs. of
every other month at the SPACe gallery, 132 W. Ryus. The
next meeting will be May 20, 2014 at 8:30 am. SPACe members are
welcome to attend Board meetings. If you might consider joining the SPACe Board of Directors,
helping to make
meaningful decisions for the arts in Huerfano County, come and sit in on a
Board meeting and send a letter of
interest to SPACe, P.O. Box 803, La Veta, CO 81055 or email your interest to :
The Board is willing to change meeting times to accommodate people who
work full time!
encouraged to join the Gallery and Exhibit Committee which meets the 1st
Thurs. of each month to plan the exhibits. Volunteers are also needed
for the Fundraising Committee and the Program/Education Committee.
2013 General Membership meeting for
the Spanish Peaks Arts Council was Nov. 9, 6:30 - 7 pm.
Conversations with Our Founders
On June 11, 2006, members of the community gathered at
the SPACe Gallery to honor four of those who contributed toward the
origination of organized arts in the La Veta area. To enjoy a few photos of
the event click here.