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Salida, Colorado 81201
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Louisville, CO 8002
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Welcome to Armantrout Studio

Armantrout Studio is the working studio and classroom of artist Linda Armantrout. Her work is about gesture and color. Linda has been encouraged by curators, Sally L. Perisho, Ken Bloom, and Jerry Allen Gilmore.  Her work was selected into group exhibits by Dianne Vanderlip and Gwen Chanzit , and she received a juror’s award from Debra Jordy. Read more about Linda Armantrout 

Studio News

Check out news about the Studio below. If you aren't on our mailing list please sign up on the left and be sure to join us on Facebook at Armantrout Studio. If you are new to the site please scroll and read previous pages in Studio News to see more of the artist's journey and body of work.


Armantrout in the North Gallery at Spark, November 15th -December 9th

Through the VeilA show of  Armantrout's recent paintings, “Messengers, Guides, and Protectors” , will be at Spark Gallery  in the North Gallery on November 15 - December 9, 2018.

Opening Reception: Friday, November 16, 6 - 9 pm

Art of Brunch: Sunday, November 25, 11 am - 3 pm

First Friday: December 7, 6 - 9 pm

Closing Coffee: Sunday, December 9, 1 - 4 pm

These images are invitations to look beyond the brushstrokes, colors, and shapes to a deeper mystery and meaning. Perhaps, you will find your messenger, guide, or protector there.

The paintings will not be previewed or sold before the opening. You can see previous work and available paintings at Armantrout Studio by appointment or with a click online.

Linda Armantrout thanks Jennifer Parisi and Sally Elliot for this opportunity during their exhibitions in the main gallery.

Spark Gallery is in the heart of the Arts District on Santa Fe at 9th and Santa Fe. 900 Santa Fe, Denver, Colorado 80204.  Spark Hours are Thursday 12-5 pm | Friday 12-9 pm | Saturday 12-5 pm | Sunday 1-4 pm 




Land of Enchantment

Linda and pals just spent 5 days in Abiquiu, New Mexico in the high desert. Artist friends from the Louisville Art Association hosted us and shared the history and painting locations and hiking trails. The geology and culture and history are even richer than one expects from the exquisite paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe, who made the area hers. Other artists, photographers, and friends from Louisville joined in the painting and hiking and history adventures. Read more on Linda's Art Blog.

Linda returned to the richness of her summer yard and garden and a visit from a special friend who bought this painting from a series of 5x5 inch messengers unrelated to the trip.


Opening Reception was a Great Night

Linda Armantrout’s Opening Reception at CFA Gallery in the Louisville Arts District was super exciting. New friends and old friends gathered to see Armantrout’s recent body of work, The Spirit Messengers. The exhibit includes paintings and drawings completed during the last two years. Janet Russell did an incredible job of hanging this recent work to support the artist's content. 

The Spirit Messenger Series began with an affirmation by ally, Jimmy Sellars, of the painting, Reconnection to Spirit. Some of the pieces were shown in the exhibit 9 Colorado Artists in Salida, CO at Sellars Project Space in June, 2016. Sellars Project Space exhibited more of the paintingsand drawings as Reconnection to Spirit in August and September, 2016.

Now, through January 19, 2018, you can see the Spirit Messenger Exhibit at CFA Gallery, 916 Main Street, Louisville, Colorado. Gallery hours are M-F 10:00am-6pm and Saturday 10:00am-5pm. First Friday hours will be 5pm-7pm when the Louisville Parade of Lights begins. Then artists and Gallery resume the party after the Parade to warm up until 9pm. 


New Work to debut at CFA Gallery November 3

"Reconnection to Spirit"Linda Armantrout will offer recent work from her Spirit Messenger Series in November, December, and January. You are invited to the Opening Reception on November 3, 2017 at CFA Gallery, 916 Main Street, Louisville, Colorado.The reception will be fun with old and new friends and the music of MaryLynn Gillaspie (Rare Silk), hors d'oeuvres, and wine. 

If you saw "Reconnection to Spirit" in Salida, Colorado in August of 2016, you saw some of this work as the series broke through. All of the recent work to be shown is new to Louisville and Denver area collectors. Linda took wet paintings to Ken Sanville today for photographs. Work doesn't get any fresher than that.

Linda showed previous work as a resident artist this summer at CFA Gallery. This fall, Linda also enjoyed a trip to Nebraska, a trip to Salida for the Chipeta Rising Celebration (see below), and began teaching her Color Theory Class with new and returning students. Lots going on in the Studio. Come see the the new paintings!


Chipeta Rising Celebration

The Chipeta Rising Celebration was organized to honor the renaming of Chipeta Mountain in the Sawatch Range on Sun., Oct 8, and Mon., Oct. 9, in Salida and surrounding areas. Free historic, public events will paid tribute to Ute culture with a Unity Walk, reconciliation and rededication presentations and ceremonies, performances, a mountain rededication ceremony and memorial summit climb. Read more on my blog.