Rio Grande Art and Gifts Store Closing – 10% to 30% Discounts on most items

Rio Grande Art and Gifts Store Closing in Monte Vista The Rio Grande Art and Gifts Store will be closing doors on June 30, 2017.  Come and visit our store for unique gifts and art with 10% to 30% discounts on most items throughout the store located at 925 1st Ave, Monte Vista, CO in the Monte Villa Inn.  The store will be open 10-4pm , … Continue reading Rio Grande Art and Gifts Store Closing – 10% to 30% Discounts on most items

Join Rio Grande Art and Gifts as a New Artist

Rio Grande Art and Gifts has room for up to four new artists at the store located at 925 1st Ave. in Monte Vista.  We are located in a prime location along the main street of Monte Vista in the Historic Monte Villa Inn.  Please stop by our store and inquire for an application and become a member to showcase your art and gifts along … Continue reading Join Rio Grande Art and Gifts as a New Artist

Shop the Valley Art Co-op on Small Business Saturday, November 26th

The Valley Art Co-op Gallery and Shop is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10-4pm.  Stop by and support your local San Luis Valley artists and Small Business Saturday on November 26th.  The Gallery and shop offers a wide variety of unique gifts, perfect for all of your holiday shopping.  Located at 925 1st Ave in the Monte Villa Hotel in Monte Vista. Continue reading Shop the Valley Art Co-op on Small Business Saturday, November 26th

This coming weekend: Artist Demonstrations, Open House, and Booth at the Harvest Soiree

The Valley Art Co-op has two returning artists Perla Kopeloff and Nancy Harris who will be giving demonstrations and having an open house this Saturday, Sept 24th at 2pm at the store located at 925 1st Ave. in Monte Vista.  Make sure to stop by and visit these artists and learn more about their art! The Valley Art Co-op will also have a booth at … Continue reading This coming weekend: Artist Demonstrations, Open House, and Booth at the Harvest Soiree

Open House and Demonstrations September 24th: Returning Artists – Nancy Harris and Perla Kopeloff

Two artists are returning to the Valley Art Co-op Gallery and Gift Shop, Nancy Harris and Perla Kopeloff.  An open house will be held for them at the shop, 925 1st Ave, Monte Vista, CO on September 24th, from 3pm to 6pm. Both artists will be demonstrating their unique art beginning around 2pm: Nancy Harris will demonstrate her collage process and Perla Kopeloff will be … Continue reading Open House and Demonstrations September 24th: Returning Artists – Nancy Harris and Perla Kopeloff

Visit the Valley Art-Coop while you’re on vacation in the San Luis Valley for unique gifts to take home

The Valley Art Co-op (VAC) is an art and unique gift shop offering local artists a space to showcase their creative works. Each member provides pieces of their work that are showcased in the store throughout the month.  Members of the VAC staff the store; come and visit with our artists and learn more about this unique cooperative.   If you’re visiting the San Luis … Continue reading Visit the Valley Art-Coop while you’re on vacation in the San Luis Valley for unique gifts to take home

May Featured Artists, Gary and Jeaneen McLaren

Gary and Jeaneen McLaren are featured artists for May 2016 at the Valley Art Co-op Gallery and Shop, 925 1st Avenue, Monte Vista, Colorado. A public reception will be held for them on Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 3 to 6. Light refreshments will be served. *** Gary McLaren grew up in the Monte Vista area says, “I love this place so much that I … Continue reading May Featured Artists, Gary and Jeaneen McLaren

January Featured Artists — Amity Nicholson and Kay Harris-Risdahl

Featured Artists for January, 2016 at Valley Art Co-op Gallery and Shop are Amity Nicholson and Kay Harris-Risdahl. A public reception will be held for them at the shop, 925 1st Ave, Monte Vista, CO on January 16 from 3 to 6 pm. Light refreshments will be served. Amity Nicholson was born in Phoenix Arizona, but has been in and out of the San Luis … Continue reading January Featured Artists — Amity Nicholson and Kay Harris-Risdahl