Fort Carson Warrior Recovery Center 719-526-4465 3033 0 Wounded Warrior Project (904) 528-6798 2913 0 Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center 719-772-7000 1074 0 Angels of America’s Fallen (719) 377-8264 2687 0 Army Community Service 719-526-0423 2366 0 Institute for Veterans and Military Families: Onward to Opportunity 719-244-6634 2567 0 Operation Homefront 719-368-3898 2555 0 El Paso County Veterans Services 719-520-7750 2277 0 Pikes Peak Community College Department of Military & Veterans Programs 719-502-4100 2425 0 Fort Carson Warrior Transition Battalion 719-526-9350 2347 0 2174 51 ruthm1218@gmail.com

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Concrete CouchOrganizational Affiliation

About the Artist Facilitator

Ruth is a community artist and organizer with Concrete Couch, an organization that has been working with military populations since 2004 including an 11 year streak working on­-post at Fort Carson with families at Mountainside Elementary. Ruth offers connective art experiences that bring military populations together with civilians and our local environment. Hosted at Crawford House, Concrete Couch’s office, the Colorado Springs Senior Center, Flying Pig Farm, and elsewhere in the community. Find her at one of our many program locations to learn and share skills in recycled art, construction, mosaic, stained glass, painting, welding, mixed media murals, print­making, agricultural arts and crafts, and more.

MY EXPERIENCES

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About this Experience

Join us at Concrete Couch’s hub for community art, ecology, and creative construction! Opportunities include sculpture, painting, mosaic, building recycled-art fences, building musical and artful playground elements, and more.





Level:
Beginner
Type:
Group - Open to Community
Age:
All Ages
Venue:
Concrete Couch
Located at:
1100 S. Royer Street, Colorado Springs
Date(s):
To be agreed upon
Time(s):
To be agreed upon
Community Art and Construction

About this Experience

A weekly program bringing people together to make crafts such as DIY-printed t-shirts and mosaic coasters!





Level:
Beginner
Type:
Group - Open to Community
Age:
Specifically for Adults
Venue:
Crawford House
Located at:
415 S. Weber Street, Colorado Springs
Date(s):
To be agreed upon
Time(s):
To be agreed upon
Creating with Community

About this Experience

Work on artistic, nature based projects at scenic Flying Pig Farm in Manitou Springs. Connect creatively with food, flowers, herbs, and our earth with activities such as painting planters, sewing lavender pillows or catnip cat-toys, wood burning, and more. Take inspiration for your creations from the goats, bees, chickens, and plants of Flying Pig Farm!





Level:
Beginner
Type:
Group - Open to Community
Age:
All Ages
Venue:
Flying Pig Farm
Located at:
Corner of Keithly Road and Crystal Park Road, Manitou Springs
Date(s):
To be agreed upon
Time(s):
To be agreed upon
Agricultural Arts
Level:
Experience Level 1 Beginner
Experience Level 2 Intermediate
Type:
Individual Individual
Group/ Public Group - Open to Community
Group/ Private Group - Military/Veteran Only
Age:
All Ages All Ages
Youth Youth
Adult Adult
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