Charles Joseph Roitz, a former faculty member of the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Colorado Boulder, died Dec. 5, 2012, of complications from liver cancer. He was 77. He was born Feb. 3, 1935, in Trinidad, Colo., to Adele Picco Roitz and John Stanislaus Roitz. After attending Holy Trinity Catholic [...]
Staging of Stravinsky opera set for this weekend at CU-Boulder’s Macky Auditorium.
The Fourmile Fire of 2010 destroyed more homes than any wildfire to that point in Colorado history, and Jerry Wingren’s artistic studio was one of the casualties. A lifetime of sculptures, his library and many tools disappeared in a plume of smoke that could be seen from space. Wingren’s friends strategized about how to help [...]
“Let’s change the world” was a message he often heard during his post-doctoral work at MIT, and he came to understand that this was not just another well-used phrase, but his life goal.