Center for the Arts Evergreen is pleased to present Six Decades of an Artist’s Journey, an exhibit featuring long-time Evergreen resident Roger Ambrosier. Please join us Friday, September 13, 2013 from 5-8pm for an opening reception. The artist will give several presentations at the gallery on the progression of his art and the influence of various artists’ on the development of his style—first on Saturday, September 14 at 9:30am and again Wednesday, September 18 at 12:00pm. Additionally, Ambrosier will make a separate presentation about the successes and failures of the various stages of his art over the years on Wednesday, October 2 at 12:00pm. Six Decades of an Artist’s Journey will show Ambrosier’s exploration and progression as he developed his unique style as an artist. He was influenced by the use of symbolism by Andrew Wyeth, the Hudson River School and the Philosophy of the American Tonalist Movement. Over 70 examples and many medias from pastels, watercolors, woodcuts, ceramics, sculptures, and more will show his versatility and passion for art. One of his earliest drawings at age 3 will also be on display. Ambrosier has received numerous national awards in pastel and is a Signature member of the Colorado Pastel Society and the Mid-America Pastel Society. He taught art at West Jefferson Junior High/Middle School for 33 years. His students of won numerous National Scholastic Art Awards. Several students have gone on to become professional painters, illustrators, photographers, and art directors. Roger and his wife, Jeanne, have been active in the mountain community for 43 years. Six Decades of an Artist’s Journey runs from September 13 to October 3. Center for the Arts Evergreen is open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm and Saturdays 12pm-5pm.