Funky and delightful artist-owned shop offers world-class work .. In Short Since 1971, the Cooperative has been offering the works of local artisans and more. Run by artist members, it features the work of artists from Colorado, the Rocky Mountain region and beyond. From clay to fabric, all media are represented. The co-op also has special shows throughout the year to benefit local charities. Jewelry, photography and apparel are well represented. Home decor works range from whimsical puppets to glorious vases.