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Chuck Mardosz: Art Opening at the City Administration Building
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The City of Colorado Springs will host an Art Opening in the lobby of the City Administration Building (30 S. Nevada Avenue) on Friday, March 1st from 4 - 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

New work by local painter Chuck Mardosz will grace the walls of the City Administration Building. Chuck's colorful scenery brightens any room. This opening reception on First Friday, March 1, is part of Downtown's First Friday Arts Walk.

With the help of COPPeR and the Public Art Commission, the City of Colorado Springs welcomes local artists to exhibit in the City Administration Building throughout 2013. The next local exhibit opening will be in the summer.

About the artist: A resident of Colorado Springs, Chuck has been painting and sculpting professionally since the early eighties. 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. He loves to paint almost everything. 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. This spring he will be opening Mardosz Fine Art Gallery in downtown Colorado Springs.