Steamboat Sotheby’s International Realty recently revealed the original artwork for the 2023 Winter Carnival poster, created by local artist Joanne Orce. This year, the same artwork is printed on cozy neck gaiters, also available for purchase. Posters are $12 each and the neck gaiters are $17 each. Limited edition signed, numbered and framed giclee prints are available for purchase at Steamboat Sotheby’s International Realty for $450. All proceeds benefit the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club.
A 2023 button or neck gaiter allows access to spectate or participate in any Winter Carnival events and free skiing and riding from February 8-12 at Howelsen Hill. Bring your button or gaiter to the ticket office to receive a ticket. Some events require additional tickets or registration.
Neck gaiters and posters are available at the following:
- FM Light & Sons
- Lyon’s Corner Drug
- Off the Beaten Path
- Pine Moon Gallery
- SSWSC Office
- Steamboat Sotheby’s Realty Offices
- Steamboat Specialties
Neck gaiters are available at the following:
- Ski Haus
- Howelsen ticket office (during Winter Carnival)
For the Winter Carnival poster, Orce drew inspiration not only from landscape but from her roots as a lifelong athlete to arrive at the design that would be at the heart of the painting, a ski jumper in mid-ﬂight. She wanted the poster to be centered around the kids, so she polled the kids on her swim team to ﬁnd out their favorite event—the consensus was the Soda Pop Slalom, so Orce integrated that into the foreground, including a lot of detail in what she describes as “this world on Howelsen Hill, kind of like Where’s Waldo”. The original artwork will be on display at Pine Moon Gallery until Saturday February 12th.
Purchase buttons, posters and gaiters online at sswsc.org/pro-shop and visit sswsc.org for the Winter Carnival event schedule. Email email@example.com or call 970.879.8100 to purchase a giclee print.