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Temporary art exhibits at South Suburban in January 2020

Temporary art exhibits at South Suburban in January 2020

Dec 27 2019

The above painting by South Suburban art student from Betty Harris' watercolor class, depicts early Colorado crocus in the ice and snow.

The South Suburban Public Art Committee selected local artists to display their work at three of South Suburban’s recreation centers in January. These temporary art exhibits support and promotes South Suburban's mission to enrich the lives of all its residents and encourages a legacy of art to be enjoyed and appreciated. All artwork is available for purchase.

Name: Betty Harris’ South Suburban Watercolor Classes
Residence: Littleton
Medium: Watercolors
Collection: Betty teaches all levels of South Suburban art students from beginner to advanced. She individually guides and inspires them to continue learning her techniques with beautiful results. Betty’s classes are also a valuable social connection for the participants. They enjoy each other’s company both inside and outside of her classes, with many get-togethers organized by Betty.
On display: Buck Recreation Center, January 2 – 31, 2020

Name: Shilpa Gadgil
Residence: Highlands Ranch
Medium: Paintings
Collection: Madhubani and Warli tribal art from the country of India is Shilpa’s specialty using acrylics and canvas. Her Wari style is from the west coast of India and features tribal people and their day to day life. And her Madhubani is from northern India and displays mythology with the use of colorful interpretations of nature.
On display: Lone Tree Recreation Center, January 2 – 31, 2020

Name: Lannie Pihajlic
Residence: Englewood
Medium: Paintings and digital photographs
Collection: Lannie’s exhibit is titled Colorful Colorado because that is what you will find displayed. From colorful skies to slope hugging snowboarders, see and feel why you love living here.
On display: Goodson Recreation Center, January 2 – 31, 2020

South Suburban's Public Art Committee encourages all Colorado artists to apply to display their artwork temporarily for one month. For a complete list of guidelines and an art exhibition application, go to or contact the Arts and Enrichment Manager Darcie LaScala at 720.245.2601 or