The Artists of the West Elks (AWE) is a non-profit 501 c3 organization that unites artists, art lovers and the greater community. We support novice, emerging and professional artists while promoting the visual arts in the West Elks region through education, events and artistic excellence.

We are located in the West Elk Mountains area of Colorado, including Crested Butte, Gunnison, Lake City, Paonia, and the surrounding areas.

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