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Mar 12

Eulich of PTRAB Showcases Artistic Talents

Posted on March 12, 2014 at 9:49 AM by Kelly Vaughn

Part-time residents make their mark on our community in many positive ways, and artist and Part-Time Resident Advisory Board member Murial Eulich is a prime example.

The following story on Muriel's inspiring art show at the Snowmass Chapel was printed in the Snowmass Sun, written by local journalist Jill Beathard.

Watercolorist Paints Snowmass--and More
Armed with a camera, Muriel Eulich travels the world taking striking photographs of people she encounters.

Despite the provocative images she captures, her art does not stop there. She takes the camera home, either to St. Louis or to Snowmass Village, and she re-creates them as beautiful watercolor paintings.

Some of Eulich’s paintings are hanging in the Creekside Room in the Snowmass Chapel this winter. The display includes scenes from around the world but also many from the Snowmass and Aspen area, particularly the Snowmass Rodeo.

“To me, the cowboy is ... full of drama and mystery. He arrives in the parking lot wearing a T-shirt and jeans. Suddenly with a change of clothes, he becomes a hero, a daredevil, a romantic cowboy,” Eulich said. “I have great admiration for these men that perform on horseback.”

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Eulich and her husband have moved around quite a bit, and though he still works in St. Louis, she says Snowmass Village is really their home now. She spends a couple of weeks a year painting at Anderson Ranch Arts Center and works in her studio here. A full-time artist, she paints five days a week, although she says she has some trouble doing that now when she’s in Snowmass.

“Now I’m most often skiing, skinning, hiking, biking with the Snowmass girls,” Eulich said. “Way too many fun distractions here.”

Read the full story and view photos of some of Muriel's paintings on the Snowmass Sun's website. Or, check out the show at the Snowmass Chapel before the end of March.

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