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Artist Greenstone Artworks


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  • FASO Artist Website: http://www.greenstoneart.com

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Price Range: $1.00 - $1,730.00
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Biography


100 Main Street
Westcliffe, CO  81252
(call for our mailing address)
Phone 719-783-0886
Gallery Phone 719-221-6579
 
Greenstone Artworks opened in 2015 in Westcliffe to promote the arts in the Wet Mountain Valley and serve as a creative site. The gallery is co-owned by Curt Gillespie, a painter, and his wife, Linnea Laurila, a fiber artist. The gallery also houses a studio and a 400 sq. ft. classroom (available for rent).
 
Summer hours (May 25-Oct 31):
Wednesday - Saturday, 10am-5pm
 
Autumn hours (Nov-Dec):
Wednesday - Saturday, 11am-4pm
 
Winter hours (Jan-May 21):
Friday and Saturday, 11am-4pm
 
Greenstone Artworks is a beautiful gallery exhibiting conventional and stylish contemporary artwork by select local and regional artists. It's also the center for weekly drawing sessions, monthly art classes for pre-school, two week-long Summer Art Camps for kids, and Workshops for adults and teens, all in collaboration with Sangres Art Guild and Rebecca’s Fund. We also hold special art shows throughout the year, like the annual Wet Mountain Weavers Fiber Arts Show and Sale over Labor Day weekend, and a special Holiday show in December.
 
What is a Greenstone?
 
Greenstone, chlorastrolite, is the state gemstone of Michigan and is found in the Keweenaw Peninsula and Isle Royale National Park. It is a green colored stone with fine stellate masses that have a "turtleback" pattern. The Greenstone business name was chosen for its connection to Michigan, Linnea's homeland, and the place Curt & Linnea lived for 20 years.

 
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