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

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

Cary Aloia and Evelyn Sprouse-Rowe: Valley Art Co-op’s New Artists!

If you come into the Valley Art Co-op Gallery and Shop you’ll notice LOTS of new work! The co-op has two new members whose work is now on display. Cary Aloia  is a wetland biologist who works the San Luis Valley in Colorado and throughout the US. Her love for and knowledge of nature are apparent in her photographs which are often evocative and mysterious. She … Continue reading Cary Aloia and Evelyn Sprouse-Rowe: Valley Art Co-op’s New Artists!

September Featured Artists: Albert Kahan and Donna Batzer

Valley Art Co-op Gallery and Shop is proud to announce the first two of our monthly featured artists — Albert Kahan, a photographer who makes useful items from his lovely photographs, tempered glass cutting boards with scenes of the San Luis Valley and other places of his travels, and coffee mugs with Valley scenes. Donna Batzer’s work as a potter and jeweler is also featured … Continue reading September Featured Artists: Albert Kahan and Donna Batzer