On Friday, March 1st, an art opening was hosted in the lobby of the City Administration Building (CAB) for local artist Chuck Mardosz.
With the help of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region (COPPeR) and the Public Art Commission, the City welcomes local artists to exhibit in the City Administration Building throughout 2013. The next local artist’s opening will take place in the summer.
About Chuck Mardosz: A resident of Colorado Springs, Chuck has been painting and sculpting professionally since the early 1980s. Sculptures created by Chuck are formed in a classic, realistic style. He paints primarily in oil, but also paints in watercolor and pastels and does charcoal drawings. His versatility is shown in his European and American Western scenes, cityscapes and landscapes, figures and still life. Chuck’s work appears in many private and corporate collections. He has been featured in many art publications, including Southwest Art Magazine. In 1997, he co-founded the Cottonwood Artists’ School in Colorado Springs. He is currently represented by LongCoat Fine Art Gallery in Ruidoso, New Mexico and operates Mardosz Fine Art Gallery in downtown Colorado Springs.