Since 1992, the Smokebrush Foundation For The Arts has produced and presented innovative arts experiences that foster creativity
and collaboration. Inspiring positive change in the Southern Colorado community and beyond.



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First Friday - Blue & Green

JuneFirstFriday 450Marmalade is pleased to feature French artist Chrisalice Blue and world-renowned painter Lance Green. For this particular exhibit Ms. Blue will be presenting sand art and sculpture celebrating subjects such as the Dalai Lama and The Universe. Mr. Green is a Colorist and an Expressionist, a true storyteller who transports the viewer into the soul of his art.


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July 6th, 2012 - 5:30
FEATURING THE FIBER AND TEXTILE WORK OF Jeanne Steiner received her B.F.A. in Art from Colorado State University in 1973. She currently serves as Weaving Instructor and Arts and Crafts Program Director at Colorado College.

Eleanor Anderson hails from Cleveland, Ohio and is a recent graduate of Colorado College. She works primarily in print media and book arts and has recently discovered a passion for fiber arts.

Yogini Kat Tudor • 5:30 - 6:30pm
Kat will be weaving yogic webs to the live sound tapestries of Moon Honey. All levels welcome!

Performing live at 7pm, Mango Fan Django with special opening guest Moon Honey 6:30pm



Art Of Zen

Art Of Zen

June 1st, 2012  

Marmalade at Smokebrush begins its month of Zen inspired events…

Photographer Tim Davis
Drawing from his large body of work, Tim Davis will be showcasing from two of his most peaceful, zen-inpired photographic collections. The first, entitled “Buddha Series”, will feature works from the artist’s time living in Thailand. The second, “Extra Ordinary’’ contains photos of ordinary objects, composed so that the context is no longer apparent.

Faces of Ukwala

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Faces of Ukwala - A Night of Celebration in Honor of African Women
May 4th, 2012

Join us with Jamoral, a local West African Drum and Dance ensemble led by Dallo Fall from Senegal, to celebrate the strength and courage of African women. Enjoy an evening of vibrant West African culture – dance, percussion, and song. Dance to the beat of the drums, and view our beautiful exhibit of photography from Ukwala.

The Zuia Project, a women’s education center founded by Colorado College students in 2011, offers these women a space to further
empower themselves. Thus far the project has impacted over 382 Kenyan women and girls, offering programs ranging from HIV prevention education, to computer training classes. The project also seeks to share this culture of “strong and empowered African women” with Colorado Springs.

Spring Awakening

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Friday - April 6th, 2012
Spring Awakening Yoga with Kat Tudor and special musical guest.
Infused with her art and dance background, Kat Tudor has developed her own creative form of yoga, heart-based and humorous.
Lakota Peace Pipe Ceremony
Celinda Reynolds Kaelin is a poet, author, lecturer, and historian who is privileged to work and study with indigenous Elders and spiritual leaders from over seventy First Nations.