When Scott Horner sits down at his workspace in Paonia, he dives into his work, carefully concentrating on the task at hand. His hands graze over waxed linen threads, matching the thread color to the paper he’ll choose.
Between teaching a weekly class, conducting periodic workshops, and organizing art exhibitions, it’s no surprise that Dani Tupper’s biggest challenge is finding time to devote to her own artwork.
“I’m a little bit overtaxed,” she confessed, as she talked about an upcoming workshop she’ll be leading in Phoenix, a trip to Mexico she’s taking with three of her students, and a national exhibition she’s co-chairing for the Western Colorado Watercolor Society.
Early Eckert Post Office
Eckert was named for Elizabeth “Izzy” Eckert States, the wife of Adelbert States. He was the ﬁrst postmaster of the ﬁrst post ofﬁce in Eckert established in 1891. The post ofﬁce was located in the States’ home, then other homes before moving to the store built in 1884 and operated by States.