DURANGO, CO – Sorrel Sky Gallery, 828 Main Ave., will host the award-winning Navajo jeweler Ray Tracey and Durango painter Phyllis Stapler for the annual Fall Gallery Walk. Both artists will present new works as well as meet and greet collectors.
Ray Tracey is known internationally for his contemporary Navajo jewelry. Ray began making jewelry at just 9-years old on the Navajo reservation in Arizona. Now 35 years after the start of his career, Ray has won countless awards, acted in Hollywood films, and set the precedent for contemporary Navajo designs. Ray will give a tufa casting demonstration from 5-6 pm during the Gallery Walk.
Phyllis Stapler is highly collected in the Durango area. Her whimsical portraits of animals strike a chord with every animal-lover. Phyllis has been featured in shows across the world – including the Ho Gallery in South Korea, the Williamsburg Center for the Arts and Humanities in Brooklyn, NY, and Harwood Art Center in Albuquerque. Phyllis is one of Sorrel Sky Gallery’s newest artists.
Fall Gallery Walk is one of Durango’s biggest events of the year. Sorrel Sky Gallery will host Ray Tracey and Phyllis Stapler from 5-9 pm on September 28th. Food and refreshments will be provided.