Community Fine Arts Center | Exhibits, Classes, and Performances

Exhibits & Events

CFAC Calendar

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The following performances and events are made possible by the generosity of the City of Rock Springs, Sweetwater BOCES, and the Wyoming Arts Council.

Youth Arts Exhibits 2024

Youth Arts Exhibits 2024

February - May, 2024

Each year we display a selection of the students' artwork from each school in Sweetwater School District #1.  This is in celebration of Art and the accomplishments of the youth in our community!

February 6 - 17 
    • Walnut & Stagecoach Elementary Schools

February 20 - March 2 
    • Sage, Northpark Elementary Schools, & Desert School (Wamsutter)

March 5 - 16
    • Desert View Elementary School & Farson/Eden School    

March 19 - 30    
    • Eastside Elementary School

April 2 - 13
    • Pilot Butte Elementary School

April 16 - 27
    • Rock Springs Junior High School
    • Reception – Wednesday, April 17, 5:30 to 7 p.m. 

May 1 - 18  
    • Rock Springs & Black Butte High Schools
    • Reception – Wednesday, May 1, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Sweetwater County PLEIN AIR Competition

Sweetwater County PLEIN AIR Competition

June 22, 2024

Paint in Scott's Bottom Nature Area in Green River!

Third annual Competition • Silent Auction • Reception

The public is invited to watch as participating artists paint along the scenic views and trails in the nature area known as Scott's Bottom. 

A Public Reception and Silent Auction will take place at 4 pm in Green River, location to be determined. The Silent Auction will run from 4 to 5 p.m.

Co-sponsored by CFAC and Green River Arts Council.

Guidelines and registration information here.

The Art of Dan Abernathy

The Art of Dan Abernathy

May 30 - July 2, 2024

Pinedale artist Dan Abernathy will be exhibiting work in a number of mediums. More info to come!  Meet the artist at the opening reception on June 1 from 2 -5 pm.

Gary Mortensen: Photography

Gary Mortensen: Photography

July 6 - August 10, 2024

Local photographer Gary Mortensen will share his fine art photograhy work at the CFAC. Reception to be announced.

Bernie Jensen: Western Artist

Bernie Jensen: Western Artist

August 14 - September 28, 2024

You may recognize oil painter Bernie Jensen's work from Cabela's catalogs where he captured wildlife and the West in his paintings for many years. Reception to be announced.

18th annual October Community Show: Indian Paintbrush

18th annual October Community Show: Indian Paintbrush

October 2024

Each year, we celebrate the local artists with a themed exhibit, and this year it will be "Indian Paintbrush."  Sweetwater County artists of all ages can participate in any medium. We do have a few standard guidelines but we want to see your creativity!  

David von Metz: Digital Art images

David von Metz: Digital Art images

Local artist David von Metz has been exploring digital art and how AI can be a tool in his creative work. Reception on Saturday, November 2 at 2 pm.    November 2 - December 28.

Also visit other ART EXHIBITS in the
Sweetwater County Library System

at White Mountain Library in Rock Springs and Sweetwater County Library in Green River.

Check Out Our Past Exhibits and Events

Class Schedule

The CFAC strives to provide a variety of art-related activities including classes and workshops for the community.

A is for Art classes for 2nd - 4th grade students.

Please preregister as space is limited for these free classes. 

Jan. 23 & 30; Feb. 6, 13,20, & 27;  March 5, 12, & 26; and April 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30.


Open Knitting

Each Thursday, 4 – 6 pm; Frae Hay Room  

Beginners and experienced knitters welcome. Learn new techniques with a dedicated community of fiber enthusiasts.


Open Painting Sessions

1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 1 to 3 pm; Ferrero Meeting Room

All are welcome to join acrylic students continuing to develop their skills in painting. Please call ahead to be sure there is room. Table easels are provided but you bring your painting supplies.


Art Chat

Wednesday, second Wednesday of each month at 6 pm; CFAC

Artists of all levels are invited for an informal conversation on art, being an artist, and sharing ideas and upcoming shows and competitions.


Please feel free to contact us for more information. We are also interested in finding new individuals who can teach in a number of different art techniques and styles.

Thank you for your interest in the Arts!





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