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2017 Calendar

Events and Happenings at Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery

Pearl Street Mall, Boulder, CO


Nov 8-Dec 31 Anne Gifford

When you are on the Pearl Street Mall hunting for that perfect Christmas gift, you’ll want to stop by the Gallery and savor Anne Gifford’s vibrant, rich and detailed watercolor paintings. Her newest winter paintings are displayed in our window, and much more can be seen in the store.

Anne finds inspiration in the natural beauty of Colorado. On her many walks and hikes throughout the area, Anne is always on the lookout for new imagery and she brings her own unique vision to her work.


Past Events

October 21st – Meet the Artist and Author: Brian Andreas

This event features a book signing by Brian Andreas for his latest publication:

“Bring Your Life Back to Life: A Guide to Effortless Joy”

~ A clear-sighted book about choosing a life that truly lights you up ~

Join us for a day of lively conversation in our gallery filled with locally handmade art. Refreshments will be served..

We have a full assortment of Brian’s prints, greeting cards, books and more. If you’re not familiar with his artistic style, click here for our online store.

Book signing with Brian will be Saturday, October 21st from 11am-3pm. 




October 20th – Souper Bowlder

Friday, October 20, 7 – 9 pm

Twisted Pine Brewing, 3201 Walnut Street

$25 includes soup, bread and a handmade bowl of your choice donated by a local potter.

Cash bar by Twisted Pine Brewing

Music generously performed by local musical group Crowboy

Souper Bowlder is an annual event that raises money for the Emergency Family Assistance Association, efaa. Local potters, and potters from far away, donate bowls to the event. Soup is provided by Twisted Pine. The Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery runs the event each year and has bowls for sale in gallery afterwards. In 2016 we raised $3000 for efaa!


October 2 2017 – January 4th 2018  Mimi Elmore

After a lengthy career working as a graphic designer in marketing and communications media, Mimi decided to pursue her fine art painting full time in 2000.  Starting with images of flowers, Mimi has expanded her subject matter to include a variety of different animals including the stunning Buffalo series that will be on display at Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery.






September 6 – October 22   Dianne Taylor Moore

Dianne Taylor Moore currently specializes in pastel paintings, which have become a serious passion, taking her outdoors to paint on site. “There is no substitute for seeing the colors first hand.”

Originally from Chapel Hill, North Carolina she now lives in Boulder, Colorado. Exaggerated reality and the boldness of Nature are the foundations of her work.
Reception for the artist will be Saturday, September 9th from 2 – 4 pm.



June 26 – October 2  Girls Painters West Group

Welcome to the Girl Painters West Art Show.
This group of painters has spent many a fine hour painting plein aire under the inspiring skies of Colorado and New Mexico, to name a few of the gorgeous locations we call our own for art inspirations. Our belief in painting the dramatic story of the Western Landscape, and our love of expressing our visions finds us creating works of beauty to share with our art community. Artists featured include:  Alice Renouf, Laurie Donlon, Margot Rowan, Lancene Cadera, Penny Peterson, Jacque Michelle, and Laura Brenton.

Reception for the artists was held on Friday, July 28 from 6 – 8 pm. Music by the Wallpaper House Band




July 26 – September 3   Joel Bruce Wallach 

The bold digital impressionism of Joel Bruce Wallach uses vibrant patterns and sparkling colors to create intricate and powerfully enchanting art — jewel-like images of Boulder County that inspire and delight.

Reception for the artist was held on Friday, July 28 from 6 – 8 pm


September 9 – Artist Reception 2-4pm

How often do you get to meet professional local artists? Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery knows how much you love and value handmade creations. Come get the behind the scenes scoop from the artists themselves on this upcoming Saturday, 2-4pm.

This month we brings you three local artists: Dianne Taylor Moore, Alan Klug and Marguerite Specht. Don’t miss this chance to chat about styles and methods, what inspires creativity, and what it’s like to be a professional artist in Boulder.

Stop in for refreshments, live music with The Wallpaper House Band and a Gallery full of creativity! Dianne Taylor Moore’s paintings will be available at the Gallery Sep 6-Oct 22. Alan and Marguerite are member/owners of the Gallery. Their work is available year-round.