Osprey Packs Daylight Sling Art Giveaway
Osprey Packs offered four artists to art on a Daylite Sling pack, which were part of a social media giveaway. My Daylight Sling design featured a drawing of Gilpin Lake, in Colorado's Mount Zirkel Wilderness.
Find more information about the giveaway and my interview with Osprey here.
85 for 85
85 for 85 is a collaboration of art advocates supporting the fight to preserve Bears Ears and Grand Staircase - Escalante from industrialization. Dozens of artists contributed art dedicated to these public lands that was compiled into a book; 100% of proceeds from books sold supported the Bears Ears Education Center.
Zephyr Chairlift Beautification Project
Winter Park, Colorado; Fall 2018
When Winter Park ski resort retired its Zephyr Express Chairlift, it donated the 40 chairlift benches to the towns of Winter Park and Fraser, Colorado, to be painted by local artists and transformed into public benches.
My bench is painted in a Winter Park mountain landscape and can be found in downtown Winter Park, in front of The Pub.
Montessori art classes
Steamboat Springs, Colorado; 2016 to 2019
Projects I facilitated with my art classes, for students in pre-school through 6th grade at the public, tuition-free Mountain Village Montessori Charter School in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
First Friday Art Walk
Steamboat Springs, Colorado; December 7, 2018
Wilderdrawings: a collection of nature illustrations by Steamboat Springs artists Mack Maschmeier and Julia Ben-Asher. This free, public show features a brand-new pen and ink gallery, merchandise for sale, and hot cider, cocoa and cookies for all.
NAmazing Mini Mural
North Adams, Massachusetts; Fall 2020
Photos coming October 2020!
The Last Winds of Kansas album art
Release May 20, 2020
This album is dedicated to the memory of Jim Patterson, my chosen brother and unparalleled friend. In his honor, and for anyone who knows grief, here are some sad songs to help you feel alive.
— Michael Armstrong
Listen to the album here.
Getaway House — Blake Brook art fellowship
"Artist Fellows use nature as the ultimate canvas to explore their creative sides. From painters to chefs, to sculptors, and musicians, our Artist Fellowship program provides a free overnight Getaway to artists looking to harness their talents in a focused environment."
Photos coming October 2020