ART In Vail Editorials
Stick Work Art Exhibit Opens Friday, June 22nd 21 June 2018

Stick Work Art Exhibit Opens Friday, June 22nd video/article

The Stick Art Exhibit officially opens in Vail on Friday at Ford Park and the town hopes to keep it up for 2 years.

15 June 2018

Inside the Wild Mind Behind an Ethereal Installation Coming This Summer to Ford Park article

For a sorcerer like Patrick Dougherty, the boundary between reality and fantasy is a permeable one. You might expect as much from a self-described “stick artist” who works exclusively with saplings and branches.

14 June 2018

Globally-Known Artist to Create Huge Stick Sculpture in Vail article

Patrick Dougherty is a shaper of sticks, an avant-garde carpenter and a three-dimensional illustrator. For more than 30 years, he’s constructed roughly 290 installations across the world and they are all made of gathered saplings and wood. For the last two weeks, he has been working in central Vail on his most current install which will be completed on June 22, 2018.

9 February 2018

Vail Today: Free Wednesday Art Walks in Vail offer education and awareness of art (video)

Although we are surrounded by beautiful scenic vistas in the Vail Valley, there are works of art within the town of Vail that appeal to the eye as well. We pass by many of these pieces of art every day and some are more noticeable than others. You can't miss the 10th Mountain Division soldier next to the covered bridge on Bridge Street, standing at over 12 feet tall, while other artworks are more subtle, such as the riddles on Wall Street.

11 December 2017

Things To Do In Vail article

Planning a trip to Vail, Colorado? Considered one of the world’s most famous ski towns, Vail has plenty of fun things to do both on and off the mountain. And while it may be best known as a winter destination, Vail is an excellent year-round spot for outdoor enthusiasts.