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Eleven Mile Canyon Collection

I love nature. It's the place where I find balance, peace, solace, and renewal. Inspired by the seasons, the sound of the flowing water, I carry with me visions of wildflowers and the longing for freedom to roam and explore.

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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

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Eleven Mile Canyon

Now available! A new collection of original art by Shirley Bales Fine Art

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Shirley Bales, artist

Hi there! I'm Shirley. I am a multi-generational painter. While I was practically born with a paintbrush in hand, I formally studied fine art under an accomplished forensic portrait artist and other notable illustrators in the 1990's. My favorite thing to do is paint outside. I learned most of my technical knowledge from the forerunners of the Classical Realism Movement, and paint with historical mediums, primarily in oil. My work resides in thousands of private collections nationwide, and I am so grateful. Now a resident of Colorado Springs, I hope someday soon to take the show on the road in my new RV. Please come along for the ride!