2024 Artist & Experts

Dan Gundrum

Dan Gundrum

Digital Artist & Instructor

Dan specializes in immersive digital art though projection mapping, lasers and special effects through his company Pivotal Effects. He regularly shares his talent through artist workshops and holds an annual welding workshop through Rocky Mountain Arts. Dan works with Telluride Theatre, helping direct the cogs behind the scenes to make the show go on seamlessly. He is a member at Deep Creek Experimental, and fine tunes his plethora of creations in a studio built in an old limestone mine.

Robert Hoehn

Robert Hoehn

Sculptural Artist & Instructor

Robert was born in Harlem and grew up in Denver. He attended several schools before graduating from CalArts with a degree in Music Composition. He worked for decades as a composer/sound designer on award winning films & documentaries, commercials and art installations. Recently he makes kinetic interactive sculptures shown at multiple festivals, galleries and museums across the US. Locally he designed and built the Prairie Wind Chapel at Camp V in Naturita, a windmill-powered pipe-organ installation.

Sarah Lewiecki

Sarah Lewiecki

Painter/Sculptural Artist & Instructor

Sarah creates oil paintings in a multitude of unique forms that incorporate her distinct lexicon of symbols and iconography. Her work fuses beauty with wretchedness in order to reveal their harmony. She brings a variety of mediums into her practice as a painter, including the traditionally male dominated craft of woodworking, masonry, and ironworking. Lewiecki has recently exhibited work at the Torrance Art Museum in Torrance, CA, Below Grand Gallery in New York, NY, Telluride Arts, Telluride, CO, and at the Silver Bell Mine in Ophir, CO. The artist lives and works in Los Angeles, CA, and Telluride, CO.

Maciej Mrotek

Maciej Mrotek

Sculptural Artist/Fire Spinner & Instructor

Maciej, a resident of Carbondale, is an accomplished fire performer and fire sculpture artist. He participated in all eight Telluride Fire Festivals bringing his talent as a fire spinner as well as his many “fire toys” to the joy of all who attended.

Paul Pyles

Paul Pyles

Norwood School Workshop Instructor

Pau served in the United States Army after graduating from High School. He is now the Shop Instructor at the Norwood Public School. Paul created a western art company called Horseshoe Works in 2015 before becoming a teacher in Norwood.