On a warm Saturday night in early June, I wandered upon a crowd gathered in and around the bright walls of Fat City Gallery. Music, laughter and conversations about art, history and a certain Hunter S. Thompson drifted from the corner of Cooper Avenue. This lively, clearly local art scene was like a flame to a moth for this 22-year-old recent Aspen resident.
Locals at the opening were warm and welcoming, energized by the provocative propagandist prints and the opportunity to express this moment in Aspen history through an artistic experience. Gallery Director and Curator Daniel Joseph Watkins (commonly known