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Mark Villarreal’s abstract works in Boulder, Ashton Lacy Jones’ encaustic art in Longmont and more – Boulder Daily Camera

Bouldering area

15th Street Gallery: Featuring lithographs by Santa Fe artist Rodney Carswell; open by appointment only; 1708 15th St., Boulder; 15thstreetgalleryboulder.com

Ana’s Art Gallery: Art by local, African and Caribbean artists; Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.; 1100 Spruce St., Boulder; anasartgallery.com.

Art and Soul Gallery: Downtown space offering a selection of art and jewelry; 1615 Pearl St., Boulder; artandsoulboulder.com.

Art parts: Nonprofit creative reuse center with arts and crafts supplies; 3080 Valmont St., Boulder; artpartsboulder.org.

ArtSource International: Antique maps, prints and vintage posters; 1237 Pearl St., Boulder; artsourceinternational.com.

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art: “Tracking Time,” newly commissioned works by painter Noelle Phares and multidisciplinary artist Chelsea Kaiah, through Sept. 2; Mia Mulvay’s outdoor sculpture “Albedo Effect,” through July; The Summer Pop-up Shop, featuring many unique items by local Colorado artists, is open July 2-21, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 1750 13th St., Boulder; bmoca.org.

BMoCA on Frasier: “Reverie” by Brain Comber, collection of watercolors and etchings highlighting the vitality of nature, through August 18; 350 Ponca Place, Boulder; bmoca.org.

Canyon Theater and Gallery: “Beauty and Complexity of Our Microscopic World,” photographs by Joseph Dragavon, through July 28 at Reynolds Branch; “Growing Up Boulder – Young Artists Envision Boulder’s Future Neighborhood,” National Art Honor Society students collaborate with Growing Up Boulder to create artwork that envisions change in the neighborhood, through August 27; “A Century of Vision,” BAA member exhibit honoring 100 years of fostering a vibrant creative community, through August 28; Main Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; boulderlibrary.org/exhibits.

Collective Community Arts Center: “Lafayette Artist Series,” featuring 18 artists featured in the Lafayette Artist Video Series, through July 21; 201 N. Public Road, Lafayette; lafayetteco.gov.

The crowd collective: “In Stride” by Lily McAlpin features paintings of Boulder’s most famous mountain peaks and natural sites, through Friday; first Friday in July, 5 p.m. beginning; Friday, 6 p.m., 4939 N. Broadway #58, Boulder; thecrowdboulder.com.

Center for Milk Art: “UndocuAmerica: Reclaiming Our Presence,” art that tells stories of members of the undocumented community, through July 14; “Shakti: The Source of Strength” by Bala Thiagarajan captures the essence of Indian women in portraits, through July 14; “In Search of Personal Icons” by Sangeeta Reddy, through July 14; “Windows, Walls and Invisible Lines: Portraits of Life in Sanctuary” by Joel Dyer, through July 14; “Weaving Prayers: Ocean’s Edge to Mesa’s Ledge” by Roberta Begaye, through Sept. 8; “300 Days of Sunshine,” oil paintings by Jennifer Hohlfelder, through July 21; “New Works,” simple paintings by Ryan Wiese, through Aug. 25; 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; thedairy.org.

East window: “SALAF,” a series of visual portraits examining AI by Nouf Aljowaysir, through July 27; “Finding Nefesh: A Collage of Loss,” excerpts from Lisa Berley’s poetry, through September 27; “An Elegance Unknown to Scoundrels,” paintings by Joseph Tisiga, through October 19; 4550 Broadway, Suite C-3B2, Boulder; eastwindow.org.

Eldorado Springs Art Center: Foothills Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden; 8 Chesebro Way, Eldorado Springs; eldoradospringsartcenter.com.

The gallery at the bus stop: “Landscapes of Desire,” abstract paintings inspired by the poem “Shattering Love,” through July 28; 4895 N. Broadway, Boulder; noboartdistrict.org.

HiFi Jones Studio & Gallery: Pop culture art mashups made from recycled vinyl and books by Jonathan Hanst; 209 E. Simpson St., Lafayette; hifijones.com.

Louisville Art Society: “Gifts from the Earth,” member-only theme show, through July 31; Saturday, 801 Grant Ave., Louisville; louisvilleartassociation.org.

Galerie Messinger: Abstract painting exhibition with Mark Villarreal; Messinger Gallery at Boulder JCC, 6007 Oreg Ave., Boulder; boulderjcc.org.

Boulder Museum: “Proclaiming Colorado’s Black History” highlights the history of black culture in Colorado, through September 2025; “Boulder’s Central Park: Celebrating 100 Years by Telling Stories from Hundreds of Years,” through August 19; 2205 Broadway, Boulder; museumofboulder.org.

Naropa University Art Galleries: Nalanda Campus, 6287 Arapahoe Ave.: The Cube Gallery showcases local and international artists; the Nalanda Gallery hosts visiting artists and student exhibitions; the Lounge Gallery is student-run. Arapahoe Campus, 2130 Arapahoe Ave.: The Lincoln Gallery showcases local and regional artists. Paramita Campus, 3285 30th St.: The Paramita Gallery showcases works in all media by regional artists; bit.ly/naropart

The new restaurant: Featuring a fascinating collection of paintings by Matti Berglund and three-dimensional works by Eva Maier, “A Little Bit of Magic” combines playful whimsy with fierce femininity. The exhibition is open Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Monday; 713 Pearl St., Boulder; thenewlocal.org.

NoBo Art Center: “Symptoms of Mundane” by Carson Besser, through July 27; 4929 Broadway, #E, Boulder; noboartdistrict.org/nobo-art-center.

Art Gallery Details: July featured artists are Cathy Faughnan and Anne Gifford; “Blooms – Realism to Abstraction,” art by 10 gallery members, through July 31; 401 S. Public Road, Lafayette; particularsart.com.

Phil LewisArt: From T-shirts to custom snowboards and prints to laser engravings, the visionary artists’ works are on display and sold; 2034 Pearl St., Unit 102, Boulder; phillewisart.com.

Shark Ink: Enrique Chagoya’s lithograph “Living on the Border of Language” explores the different kinds of walls between people; 550 Blue Mountain Road, Lyons; sharksink.com.

SmithKlein Gallery: New works by Craig Mooney, semi-abstract landscapes inspired by his surroundings; 1116 Pearl St., Boulder; smithklein.com.

CU Art Museum: The installation “We CU: A Visual Celebration of Black Womanhood, Presence, and Connection” invites visitors to reflect on the profound influence Black women have had on shaping the concept of home, both as a physical space and as a metaphorical sanctuary of strength, resilience, and cultural richness, through July 13; 1085 18th St., Boulder; cuartmuseum.colorado.edu.

University of Colorado Natural History Museum: Several galleries focusing on natural and human history include: Discovery Corner, interactive activities for children, the BioLounge, the McKenna Gallery, and Anthropology Hall, which displays a collection of ancient stone tools from Boulder; CU Boulder Henderson Building, 15th and Broadway, Boulder; colorado.edu/cumuseum.

For opportunity tips, grant information, and arts world news, visit the Boulder County Arts Alliance at bouldercountyarts.org.

Longmont area

Firehouse Art Center: “Mother Lasting” by Irene Delka McCray, through Sunday; 667 Fourth Ave., Longmont; firehouseart.org.

Public Art House Helios: An art house that exhibits the work of about 20 Boulder County artists and features live music; open Wednesday through Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; 364 Main St., Longmont; downtownlongmont.com/go/helios-public-art-house.

Longmont Museum: “From Crisis to Camaraderie: The 2013 Flood Photo Exhibit” features community photos of the 2013 flood on the 10th anniversary of the event and runs through fall 2024; “Build: Design and Create with LEGO,” an interactive exhibit celebrating the engineering, artistry and sheer fun of LEGO, runs through Jan. 12; 400 Quail Road, Longmont; longmontmuseum.org.

Osmosis Gallery: “Art in Layers,” screenprints and encaustic prints by Ashton Lacy Jones; 290 Second Ave., Niwot; osmosisartgallery.com.

Tumbleweed Art Collective: This arts and crafts boutique showcases local artwork, hosts various classes, and offers studio space; open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; 1333 Coffman St., Suite A, Longmont; thetumbleweedartcollective.com.

Northern Colorado

Estes Park Arts Center: “FACE of Fiber Show and Hand to Heart Textures,” fiber works by Pauline Bustamante and Michelle Ridley, through July 13; 517 Big Thompson Ave., Estes Park; artcenterofestes.com.

Artworks Center for Contemporary Art: “Queer America,” an exploration of the diverse experiences of queer people in the landscape of contemporary America by local artists. Opening reception Friday at 6 p.m., through July 27; 310 N. Railroad Ave., Loveland; artworksloveland.org.

Columbine Gallery: More than 800 National Sculpture Guild pieces decorate a garden, and local paintings are on display inside; 2683 N. Taft Ave., Loveland; columbinegallery.com.

Independence Gallery: Lively gallery featuring local artists and rotating exhibitions; 233 E. 4th St., Loveland; independencegallery.com.

Lincoln Gallery: Art gallery featuring works by members of the Thompson Valley Art League; 429 Lincoln Ave., Loveland; lincolngallery.com

Lone Tree Antiques and Art Gallery: Offers Native American fine art, jewelry and artifacts, Pueblo pottery, beadwork and more; 115 1st St., Eaton; lonetreeantiques.com.

Loveland Museum: “The Other Side of Memory,” photographs by Luis C. Garza, through Sept. 1; “Stages of Life,” featuring historical portraits from the museum’s collection exploring the various stages of human life, through Aug. 18; “The Human Landscape,” a group exhibition exploring identity through the lens of social justice, history, universal relationships and kinship, both personal and in the broader community context, through Sept. 1; 503 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland; lovelandmuseumgallery.org.

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