The Charles J. Wyly Gallery is located in the heart of Lions Park at 99 Midland Spur in historic downtown Basalt.

The Art Base exhibits support student, emerging and established Colorado-based artists. Exhibition openings are held on the second Friday of every month from 5–7PM.

The Art Base exhibition program focuses on solo show opportunities for Colorado-based artists, with an emphasis on artists living in the Roaring Fork Valley. Other show opportunities also include: The Claudette Carter ARTmentors Program, the Art Base 10×10 Name Unseen Silent Auction, an annual group show, and a guest-curated Art Base Annual.

Daisy Patton: Forgetting is so long

March 8–April 5, 2019

Opening Reception:
March 8, 5–7PM

Denver-based artist Daisy Patton’s work in oils and archival prints explores the meaning and social conventions of families, little discussed or hidden histories, and what it is to be a person living in our contemporary world.


This exhibition is generously sponsored by CCY Architects.

Exhibition artwork courtesy of K Contemporary.


April 12–May 3, 2019

Opening Reception:
April 12, 5–7PM

Presenting Aspen sculptor Molly Peacock in her first solo show in 20 years. In her exhibition, MORPHOUS, clay sculpture and ink drawings immerse viewers in the contemporary dialogue about the delicate balance (or imbalance) between human and natural environments.

Exhibition generously sponsored by Poss Architecture + Planning and Interior Design.