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

Valley Art Co-op January 2017 New and Featured Artist: Sara Copley

A New and Featured Artist for January, 2017 at Valley Art Co-op Gallery and Shop is Sara Copley.  A public reception will be held for her at the shop, 925 1st Ave, Monte Vista, CO on January 28th from 1 to 4pm. Light refreshments will be served. Sara Copley is a mixed media artist who enjoys creating art in both traditional and nontraditional materials. While … Continue reading Valley Art Co-op January 2017 New and Featured Artist: Sara Copley

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

Yvon Boss: Valley Art Co-op October Featured Artist

Yvon Boss is the Featured Artist for October, 2016 at the Valley Art Co-op Gallery and Shop. A public open house and painting demonstration will be held at the shop, 925 1st Ave, Monte Vista, CO on October 15 from 12 to 3 pm. Light refreshments will be served. Yvon Boss was born in Amersfoort, Holland and came to the US with her family when she … Continue reading Yvon Boss: Valley Art Co-op October Featured Artist

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

July Featured Artist: Sheila Allen -Heimsoth

Valley Art Co-op Featured Artist for July, Sheila Allen-Heimsoth The Featured Artist for July, 2016 at Valley Art Co-op Gallery and Shop is Sheila Allen-Heimsoth.  A public reception will be held for her at the shop, 925 1st Ave, Monte Vista, CO on July 16th in the afternoon. Light refreshments will be served.   Sheila Allen-Heimsoth has been interested in portraiture since a very young … Continue reading July Featured Artist: Sheila Allen -Heimsoth

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