Located in the heart of historic downtown Crested Butte, the Paragon Art Gallery provides a taste of the range of artists that weave the fabric of the Gunnison Valley. Established in 1971 as a cooperative, the Gallery is ever evolving with its diverse membership of 14 Local artist and 2 revolving guest artist displays.
It was with the Guest Artists in mind that the Paragon People’s Fair was created. “A Fair For The People By The People”. For over 25 years, on Labor Day weekend, over 70, local and Colorado Artist, Artisan’s, Collectors & Crafters gather on Elk Avenue to sell their wares and rendezvous for inspiration.