Local artist Evelyn Sprouse Rowe will host an Art show and Reception in the Alamosa City Hall/Library Gallery on Friday, Oct. 12 from 5-6 p.m. with refreshments. The artist will present a selection of watercolor and acrylic paintings such as the one featured here. Paintings are varied in style and subject matter and range over 15 years of works. Works are saturated with intense color that engages the viewer on an emotional level. The artist hopes to help create a smile and enjoyment like the joy experienced in the creative process. The artist holds a BA in art from Adams State with published works and awards.