“Practice What You Teach” is an exhibit of landscapes by 16 professional artists who teach in Colorado Community Colleges, while maintaining …
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“Practice What You Teach” is an exhibit of landscapes by 16
professional artists who teach in Colorado Community Colleges,
while maintaining personal art careers. The exhibit is one in an
ongoing series of Creative Capitol shows, sponsored at the Colorado
State Capitol by the Colorado Council on the Arts.
Curated by Kathryn Charles (an arts professional who grew up in
Littleton), the exhibit was made possible by Ralph Nagel, a
philanthropic retired businessman, who is also a painter. His work
has been exhibited in Arapahoe Community College’s Colorado Gallery
for the Arts.
“Practice What You Teach” will run through June 30 in the Lt.
Governor’s office and the basement rotunda of Colorado’s State
Capitol, where it will be seen by legislators, staff and many
Artists with works included in the exhibit: Jan Fordyce, Ralph
Nagel (supporter), J.T. Urband and Marcia Wooley (Arapahoe
Community College); Cynthia Thomas (Community College of Aurora);
Michael Burrows, Sandra Guinn, Charles Parson, Boris Shoshensky
(Community College of Denver); Peter Beal, J.M. Jensen, Judi
Lightfield (Front Range Community College); Steven Kalaher, Justin
Miller (Otero Junior College); David Mckean (Pueblo Community
College); Doug Holdread (Trinidad Community College).
The Colorado Council on the Arts, a division of the Office of
Economic Development and International Trade, states its mission as
promoting the cultural, educational and economic growth of Colorado
through the arts and cultural heritage. For more information, go to
The state’s Art in Public Places office coordinated the
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