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2nd Annual Gratitude Exhibit at Kreuser Gallery

I am excited to take part in the 2nd Annual “Gratitude” exhibit next month at Kreuser Gallery featuring over 150 local artists!


I have gratitude for everyone that has helped me develop as an artist over this past year. This exposure has lead me in new and exciting directions. I have been quiet lately while I launch my new website and line of home decor. I have been inspired by my time at Cottonwood Center for the Arts, and by the abundance of talent, generosity and inspiration that this community provides. Come see it for yourself!


Opening Reception, Friday, February 7th, 5-9pm with Music by It Comes in Waves @drdubclass and a live performance at 7pm by Jasmine Dillavou @jasminerunswithscissors!


Exhibit runs February 7th-27th

125 E Boulder Street CSC 80903




@Shirley Bales


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Shirley Bales, artist

Shirley Bales, is a multi-generational painter. Shirley formally studied fine art under an accomplished forensic portrait artist and other notable illustrators in the 1990's. Shirley also attended workshops by acclaimed plein air painters, and exclusively painted outside for over 15 years to develop her acute color sensibility. Shirley attributes most of her technical knowledge to the Cennini Forum, comprised of forerunners of the Classical Realism Movement. Shirley has participated in multiple group and solo shows winning multiple awards and accolades over the years. Her work resides in hundreds of private collections nationwide. Shirley, now a resident of Colorado Springs, paints Colorado and beyond.

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