A Coalition of Artists at 8,827 feet
Situated high in the Rocky Mountains of southwest Colorado sits the Town of Rico, a proud artisan community of 256 people. Located 26 miles southwest of Telluride, we share in the wondrous beauty of the area, with added uniqueness of privacy and isolation. Positioned at 8827 ft. in elevation, things are quiet here in Rico, until you step into our artisans' workshops where the hum of action and creativity goes late into the night. We encourage you to learn more about our local artists and visit our vibrant community.
NATIONALLY REGISTERED HISTORIC PLACES
WHO WE ARE
Our team of dedicated and engaged artists, working together to form a more united artisan community.
Join the ARC on Sunday, Sept. 25th from 4-6pm for an “Art Paw-ty”, celebrating the clay dogs created by 15 locals with the help of the ARC. Wine, Beer and snacks will be available.
Join the Artists of Rico for Clay Play Day on Saturday, August 27th. In the first event of its kind, learn how to sculpt a simple ball of clay into a dogs head! Each participants head, that they sculpted, will be installed to mark the trail heads around Rico. Saturday August 27th 2016 10 – Noon[…]
Join us for an artful 4th of July bash! Our artists will be holding a Pop Up Shop this weekend in celebration of Independence Day! Come visit scenic Rico and enjoy local art including woodwork, ceramics, writing, painting, and more!
Artists of Rico is proud to announce that we will be hosting a “Pop-Up” shop on Noel Night, December 4th, at the Rico Hotel Great Room, from 5-9pm. ARC will be displaying of artwork for purchase as well as providing hor d’oevres, spiced cider, and candy canes for attendees to enjoy while mingling. Shop Local this[…]
On Saturday, October 3, 2015, the Artists of Rico hosted their First Annual Fall Open House. The electricity of the excitement and ingenuity at work was palpable in Rico, as upwards of 50 people visited the eight studios open that day. From live music on Main Street, artists creating in their studios, and radio interviews with the[…]
A R C – Artists of Rico, Colorado welcome you to our new site! We are excited to create a more connected and cohesive artisan community in our town. Please feel free to contact us through the below form or visit our individual websites. We appreciate your support and interest!