THIS WEEK: OCT. 15 – 21

By on October 14, 2014

WEDNESDAY 10.15

Embracing the Cuts and Scrapes

101514thisweek.ericklead2Erick Nelson labors long hours with his hands to create the intricate woodcut prints he will unveil at The Rose this week. “Woodcut printmaking to me has always been about process — the process of taking an idea, creating an image and transforming that into a physical object,” Nelson explained.

What Nelson described as an autobiographical show, Cuts and Scrapes will not only offer viewers a look into this young artist’s life but also bring them closer to the natural world. An emotive print of Edward Abbey and an ubiquitous image found in nature, the pinecone, are just two of Nelson’s pieces that evoke his own personal connection with the outdoors, the painstaking process involved in reaching the final product and the common threads of beauty weaved softly in between.

“Cuts and Scrapes refers not only to the physical act of carving the blocks, but to the trials big and small that we all face as we discover ourselves,” Nelson explained. “With respect to an ancient printmaking tradition, I aim to capture a bit of the beauty and levity in the day to day.” — Robyn Vincent

Cuts and Scrapes art opening, 7 to 10 p.m., Wednesday at The Rose. Free. www.pinkgartertheatre.com.

THURSDAY 10.16

A Tiny movie

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View Tiny, a movie about living more efficiently with less impact on the environment. Architect Randy Hafer will speak about the eco-friendly work he has done in Wyoming.

Film Screening: Tiny, 7 p.m. at Hotel Terra. Free. usgbcwyoming.org.

FRIDAY 10.17

Boundless: Photo exhibit

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PHOTO BY LINA COLLADO

Stephen Williams will showcase photos from Jackson Hole and Lina Collado will exhibit photos from her recent trip to Australia.

Boundless: A photo exhibition by Lina Collado and Stephen Williams, 7 p.m. at Intencions Gallery. Free. intencions.com.

SATURDAY 10.18

Video Blitz

101514thisweek.video2Seven local film companies were matched with sustainability projects and will premiere their three-minute videos highlighting diverse efforts to sustain the region’s qualities.

Video Blitz, 6 p.m. at Center for the Arts. $10. 1percentTetons.org.

Pulitzer reading

This razor-sharp new satire takes a jab at race and real estate in a fictional Chicago neighborhood. Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize. Q&A and reception will follow the performance.

Clybourne Park: Staged Reading, 7 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre. $12. offsquare.org.

MONDAY 10.20

Olympic photo experience

 

PHOTO BY TAYLOR GLENN

PHOTO BY TAYLOR GLENN

Taylor Glenn will present his photographic experience at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at the monthly meeting of photographers.

Teton Photography featuring Taylor Glenn, 6 p.m. in the conference room at the Art Association. Free. tetonphotographygroup.org.

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About Robyn Vincent

Robyn is the editor of Jackson Hole Snowboarder Magazine and former editor of Planet Jackson Hole. When she's not sweating deadlines, she likes to travel the world with her notebook and camera in hand. Follow her on Twitter @TheNomadicHeart

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