Visual Arts

Christian Hawkins Brings Shades of Grey to Colorado Scenes

You can find art all over town -- not just on gallery walls. In this series, we'll be looking at some of the local artists who serve up their work in coffeehouses and other non-gallery businesses around town.

"I'm a seventh generation Coloradan, which is part of the reason why I feel so connected to this place," explains Christian Grey Hawkins, a student at California College of the Arts who is a bit of a misfit in the Golden State, since everything he creates involves our unique brand of spunky, Rocky Mountain life. "I'm like the weirdo mountain man in California," Hawkins admits, laughing.

See also: Michael Charron Connects Art Lovers With Colorado's Unseen Beauty Through His Backcounty Llama Treks

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Jamie Siebrase is a Denver-based freelance writer, and author of the forthcoming Falcon Guide Hiking Wth Kids, Colorado: 52 Great Hikes for Families.
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