Bauhaus-inspired art and design at CMC Aspen

“My Dream House.” Carol Loewenstern is one of 40 artists who have contributed work to “Return to Simplicity – Bauhaus inspired art + design.” A public reception will be held 5-7 p.m. June 13 at CMC Aspen. Loewenstern, a longtime Aspen and Roaring Fork Valley local, said she created this piece years ago after being inspired by the Bauhaus movement.

Reception June 13 to feature work from 40 local artists

CMC gives Team USA a boost

Two Colorado Mountain College students take a break to fly the college’s “Top Adventure College” flag during the recent X Games Aspen. During the games Audrey Dominguez, left, a student in the college’s Isaacson School, interned in the control booth. CMC student and Olympic medalist Alex Ferreira, right, won gold at X Games Aspen. The college’s trustees voted recently to offer in-state, and potentially in-district, tuition to Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Photo Stephanie Stocking

Olympic athletes to receive break on tuition

Salida officials tour CMC campuses

At the Jan. 30 meeting of the Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees, the trustees met with a delegation of about 20 from Salida, including Salida School Board members, school district administrators, school principals and several elected officials. The group was on a multiday visit to the college, including stops at campuses in Leadville, Vail Valley at Edwards, Glenwood Springs and Aspen.

Salida School District, CMC studying feasibility of Salida joining college’s taxing district

It takes two at CMC Aspen

“Bilateral Theory” by Matthew Eames and Savannah LaBauve, a 10”x10” ceramic piece, is part of the "Mutual Makers" exhibit at Colorado Mountain College Aspen.

‘Mutual Makers’ to feature paired works from new media and art faculty, staff – and guests

Fire chiefs learned their trade at CMC

Carbondale Fire Chief Rob Goodwin talks to department firefighters and emergency responders during emergency medical technician testing. Goodwin credits Colorado Mountain College for its longstanding dedication to helping train the majority of the Carbondale department’s emergency responders. Photo courtesy Rob Goodwin

College programs train area EMTs, paramedics, firefighters

Photography educator’s work focus of opening reception Sept. 26

“Landscape Specimens” by Derek Johnston is one of the images in a retrospective encapsulating 30 years of the photographer's fine art landscape photography, which will be on view at Colorado Mountain College Aspen. The campus will host an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 26 and the public is welcomed and encouraged to attend. Photo Derek Johnston

Derek Johnston’s fine art landscape photography featured at CMC Aspen

Creating healthy ecosystems

Eden Vardy, founder and executive director of The Farm Collaborative at Cozy Point Ranch, explains to students from Colorado Mountain College’s sustainability studies program about the tropical plants living inside the farm’s grow dome – at 7,500 feet. Student Monique Vidal says learning about The Farm Collaborative helps her see possibilities for community farming, such as sharing tools and equipment at one central location. Photo Charles Engelbert

CMC sustainability studies students learn to tackle ecological challenges