Local, Regional and Select National/International Exhibits

Gildar: (Missing) Persons

(Missing) Persons

Gildar Gallery

November 20 - December 20, 2014

  • Featuring Works By Amber Cobb, Benjamin Cottam, Sterling Crispin, Andrew Jensdotter, Sander Lindeke, Laura Shill, William Stockman and Mario Zoots
  • Opening Reception: Thursday, November 20th from 6-9pm
William Stockman | Untitled | oil on canvas | 2014

The apparition of these faces in the crowd;
Petals on a wet, black bow.   ~Ezra Pound

Gildar Gallery is pleased to present (Missing) Persons, a group exhibition running from November 20 to December 27, 2014 featuring contemporary works exploring the partial absence and emergence of the figure. Through a diversity of conceptual aims, media and physical approaches such as erasure, omission and concealment, each artist shares a common interest in the alchemy of artistic processes to both dissolve and conjure a body in plain site. As in Ezra Pound’s seminal modernist poem, “In a Station of the Metro”, the works in (Missing) Persons approach the edge of figurative perception through images revealed and withheld. As recognizable identities are transmuted into degrees of ghostly archetype and allegory one has to wonder, who is actually missing?

Gildar Gallery
82 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80209
Wed-Sat: 12-6pm or by appointment


CPAC: Damak to Denver

Damak to Denver: A Picture Me Here Project

Colorado Photographic Arts Center

November 22 – December 20, 2014

  • Opening Reception: Saturday, November 22. 2-4pm
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Photo by Mon Maya Biswa

“Damak to Denver” features photographs and stories by Bhutanese refugees of their last days in a refugee camp, their journey to the United States, and their first days in Colorado.

Last Spring, Picture Me Here (PMH), a digital storytelling program for refugees based in the Denver Metro area, provided cameras and training to Bhutanese youth living in a refugee camp in Eastern Nepal. The young refugees were scheduled to resettle in Aurora and most arrived by August, 2014. This training empowered them to document their last days in the camp, their journey to Colorado, and their first impressions of life in the United States. Since they arrived, professional photographers and storytelling mentors have been meeting with each participant to help them continue building skills and sharing stories. “Damak to Denver” features photographs, video and writings that reflect on the refugees’ past and their new lives in America. Books and prints will be available for purchase. All proceeds will support future PMH programs.

About Picture Me Here: Founded in 2012, PMH partners with CPAC as a fiscal sponsor. The project in Nepal is their first international project. PMH is committed to fostering communication, integration and connection among diverse groups of people.

“We provide a platform to empower refugees to share their stories, connect with others, engage in their community and build new skills, before and after resettlement. We also provide leadership positions within the program for dedicated participants,” says Brigid McAuliffe, PMH director. Project Partners: Colorado Photographic Arts Center, United Nations Refugee Agency, International Organization for Migration, Caritas Nepal, Ricoh/Pentax, Aurora Cultural Arts District, City Museum of Kathmandu, 280 Kickstarter Donors.

The United Nations Refugee Agency, International Organization for Migration and Caritas Nepal were instrumental in helping PMH leaders with logistics for this project such as getting a permit to work in the camp and selecting participants scheduled to soon resettle in Colorado.

Colorado Photographic Arts Center (CPAC)
1513 Boulder Street
Denver, CO 80211
Wed-Sat: 12-6:00pm


CVA: Greater Than The Sum

Greater Than The Sum: National Collage Society Annual Exhibition

Center for Visual Art

November 21, 2014 – January 24, 2015

  • Friday, November 21, 4pm: Artist Lecture with Gretchen Bierbaum, NCS Founder
  • Friday, November 21, 5-8pm: Opening Reception for Greater than the Sum & Ah–Sem–Blahj
  • Friday, December 5, 6-7pm: Hands-on collage workshop with Marilee Salvator
  • Friday, December 12, 6-7pm: Ah–Sem–Blahj Panel Discussion – Artist Inspiration and Resources
Image: Joe Castro, Soda Pop Rocks 

Metropolitan State University of Denver, Center for Visual Art, together with the National Collage Society (NCS), presents a juried exhibition of collage and assemblage, Greater Than The Sum: National Collage Society Annual Exhibition.

Collage was first accepted as an art form in the early 20th century and has gone through surges in popularity. Works in Greater than the Sum demonstrate an exceptional use of the medium.

The exhibition features 91 works from artists both local and from across the globe. The exhibition was juried by Janice McDonald, collage artist and director of Denver’s Spark Gallery; Marilee Salvator, Associate Professor of Art – MSU Denver; and CVA Creative Director Cecily Cullen. There were 393 entries from five different countries including the United States, Croatia, Italy, Hungary and Canada. The exhibition judge is Pavel Zoubok, owner and director, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY and founder and director of the nonprofit arts organization, International Collage Center.

The goal of the National Collage Society is to foster the appreciation and interest in the recognized medium of collage. Collage has only been identified and defined during the twentieth century. The NCS, Inc. advances the stature of collage as a major art medium and assists in the public education through exhibits and workshops, lectures and publications. A catalogue published by NCS will be available to purchase for $10.

In the Emerging Artist Gallery is As-Sem-Blahj an exhibition of collage and assemblage work by Denver artists, many of whom are MSU Denver students. The exhibition was organized by MSU Denver student curators.

Sponsors: U.S. Bank, MSU Denver Student Affairs Board, Springhill Suites Downtown Denver Metro State, Jan and Fred Mayer Fund, Cloud Nine Catering.

Metropolitan State University of Denver's Center for Visual Art is the off-campus contemporary art center that leverages bold exhibitions, immersive education and entrepreneurial workforce development to provide diverse, high-quality art experiences that advance the global urban dialogue.

Center for Visual Art
Metropolitan State University of Denver
965 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
Tue-Fri: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat: 12:00 - 5:00 PM


RMCAD: Arlexis Gallegos

Arlexis Gallegos: God, Hookers and Sociopolitical Justice

RMCAD Rude Gallery

November 20, 2014 – January 12, 2015

  • Opening Reception: Thursday November 20th from 5-7pm
Arlexis Gallegos

The Rude Gallery at Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition God, Hookers and Sociopolitical Justice by artist and RMCAD student Arlexis Gallegos .

Gold, hookers, and sociopolitical justice define Arlexis Gallegos artwork. He manipulates the world he sees, hears and feels into what he calls art. While being obsessed with the human figure he looks to find the fairness and beauty in global oppression. Gallegos confronts the viewer seeking to challenge the inappropriate as being acceptable and provoke alternative thought and discourse among viewers.

As an artist he is defined as having a distinctive name, being Hispanic, belonging to the lower middle class, being bilingual, and being homosexual. These experiences allowed him to see the world through multiple lenses.

Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design
1600 Pierce Street
Lakewood, CO 80214


Pirate: Louis Recchia 2014

New Work by Louis Recchia

Pirate Contemporary Art

November 21 - December 7, 2014

  • Opening Reception: Friday November 21st from 6-10pm
  • “Lonely Harvest” by Chrissy Espinoza in the associate space
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Louis Recchia at Pirate

Pirate Contemporary Art
3655 Navajo St
Denver, CO 80211
Fri: 6:00 - 10:00 PM
Sat/Sun: Noon - 5:00 PM


Sync: People and Critters

People & Critters

SYNC Gallery

November 20 - December 13, 2014

  • Opening Reception: Friday November 21st from 6-9pm
Betsy Buckner: Lily, acrylic & oil, 40"x30"

"People & Critters" shows paintings by Betsy Buckner of her favorite subject matter, animals. Buckner's work will bring a smile to the viewer with her use of bold, colorful depictions of foxes, bears and bison.

Evergreen artist Buckner rarely paints on an easel. With her preference for painting onto canvas on the floor, she achieves spontaneous, eye-popping images. This show presents a collection of her favorite creatures.

Originally from Switzerland Helene Strebel is inspired by her many travels in life. "People" is an eclectic show as she portrays people in acrylic paint, collage, and sculpture. Strebel works intuitively allowing the forms and shapes to create the end result.

Strebel states, "I have always been drawn to abstract art because it allows me to express more ideas and emotions." Working mostly with acrylic paint Strebel has added collage pieces to enhance her technique. The figures in her paintings are also represented by sculptures made out of poplar wood.

Sync Gallery
931 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
Thu: 1-4pm
First & Third Fridays: 6- 9pm
Sat 12-4pm



Valkarie: Lakewood High School Arts

Lakewood High School Arts: Origins of the Future

Valkarie Gallery

November 19 - December 14, 2014

  • Opening Reception, Friday, November 21, 6 - 9pm
Lakewood High School Art Students bring the Arts Alive!

Lakewood High School offers a variety of Fine Art Courses. Students are able to take Beginning, Intermediate, Advance, and Studio levels in Ceramics, Drawing & Painting, and Photography. Within the Fine Arts Department, students can also take Digital Photography, Graphic Design and Advance Placement in 2-D and Studio.

Students that are engaged in Visual Arts Classes learn fundamental skills, understand the creative process, make connections to culture and historical time periods, and problem solve to create art pieces.  

Valkarie Gallery
445 S Saulsbury St
Denver, CO 80226
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Evergreen Fine Art: Miniature Masterpieces 2014

5th Annual Miniature Masterpieces

Evergreen Fine Art Gallery

November 21 - December 13, 2014

  • Artists Reception: Friday November 21st from 5 - 8pm
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Robert Spooner, "The Garage", 9x9

This year’s much-anticipated celebration of scale will feature works by 50 large talents presented in delightfully diminutive dimensions. Miniature Masterpieces offers not only a rare opportunity to marvel at the patience, concentration and immense skill needed to render a universe of beauty in less than 120 square inches, the invitational event will also afford art collectors of every caliber the opportunity to add some very prominent signatures to their personal gallery at more modest prices.

“Miniature Masterpieces is an absolute favorite around the holidays,” says Evergreen Fine Arts’ director of exhibitions, Doug Kacena. “It’s perfect for entry-level collectors who are just beginning to build their collections, and it’s a good opportunity for more established collectors to fill in the gaps in their collections. There’ll be several pieces by each artist, and one of the fun things about the show is that the themes and subjects are all over the board.”

Native New Mexican and nationally acclaimed oil painter Robert Spooner, for example, may provide a Lilliputian look at ladies taking their tea alongside a half-sized study of hay barrels next to a soaring cityscape condensed into a half-foot-square frame. Denver’s recognized artist laureate, Quang Ho, will certainly display a striking selection of figurative paintings and deftly pruned blooms, and Pem Dunn of Evergreen is sure to portray nature’s grand pageant upon the smallest of stages.

Among many others who’ll be doing their best and their least for Miniature Masterpieces, and who’ll be glad to discuss their work at the exhibit opening, are highly regarded landscape masters such as Dave Santillanes, Keith Bond and Kevin Weckbach, master of nocturnes Michael Unitedt, oil painter Kim English, nationally esteemed wildlife artist Edward Aldrich, still life virtuoso Jeff Legg and abstract painter Karen Roehl. In addition, a selection of noted sculptors such as Pati Stajcar, Karryl, Stephen LeBlanc, and Rosetta will create miniature masterpieces in subtle shades of bronze and stone.

While of humble physical stature, the demanding art of miniature painting stands tall in tradition. This art form dates back to classical Greece at least, and monks of medieval Europe were fond of bordering compact and intricate manuscript illuminations with a red pigment know as “minium”, from which the word “miniature” derives. Elizabethan England elevated painting “in the small” to the public at large by applying lifelike portraits to portable – and wearable – discs of vellum and ivory. Miniature painting reached full flower in the second half of the 20th century, and now enjoys a large and devoted following that appreciates its minimal space requirements, favorable cost comparisons and endless variety. And it’s that exquisite tradition that Evergreen Fine Art Gallery is pleased to honor with Miniature Masterpieces.

Evergreen Fine Art Gallery
3042 Evergreen Parkway
Evergreen, CO 80439


Bell: Denver Square Foot Art Show

Denver Square Foot Art Show

Bell Studio Gallery

November 20 - December 31, 2014

  • Opening Reception: Friday November 21st from 5pm-8pm
To benefit those in need this winter; Socks for Clifford & Colo Horse Care Food Bank
All art work is 12"X12" and $250; Come early to get the best selection

Bell Studio Gallery

1573 S. Pearl Street
Denver, CO 80210


Denver Art Society: Off Our Chests

Off Our Chests

The Denver Art Society

November 21 - December 16, 2014

  • Opening Reception: Friday November 21st, 6pm

This is an exhibition and a challenge to re-examine women as subjects in art and the art-world. Does your work consider the lives and experiences of women? Does your work reflect or subvert the male gaze? Does it speak to micro-aggressions, disenfranchisement, oppression, or intersectionality? The Denver Art Society is currently accepting submissions for this artistic discussion.

Denver Art Society
734 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204


Niza Knoll: MIX COOP 2014 Holiday Art Show and Sale

The MIX COOP: Holiday Art Show and Sale

Niza Knoll Gallery

November and December, 2014

  • Artists Reception: Friday, November 21, 5-8 pm

Featuring Small and Affordable Artworks by the MIX Members:
Nancy Enyart, Victoria Eubanks, Mike Keene, Anya McManis, Pat Lickly and Paula Romero Schmitt

Niza Knoll Gallery
915 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204


Hinterland: Linda Graham: Personal Perceptions

Linda Graham: Personal Perceptions


November 14 - December 5, 2014

  • Opening Night: Friday November 14 from 6-11pm
  • Closing Night: Friday December 5 from 6-10pm

An animated video cast onto a bent sheet of yellow acrylic sheet creates the illusion of three dimensions and shows a change in the wave length when light travels across the curved surface. With the addition of green bent acrylic sheet panels in front, the mystery of light and color is enhanced. The interaction of these items creates a mysterious 3-D effect.

In recent years, Graham has been exploring ways to make visible the concepts being developed by astrophysics as a result of enhanced technology in this field. Dark matter, dark energy, the multiverse concept, string theory and others all leave open endless possibilities. In this dark and quiet space the mind is free to experience a multitude of ideas. This video shows a simplified version previously shown at Rude Gallery on the RMCAD campus.

Linda Graham earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio with a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry in 1960. A year of medical school (1962-3) at Case-Western Reserve University was followed by years of childrearing and developing skills and knowledge about constructing, glazing and firing works in clay.

Her clay work was exhibited in Colorado during the 1980’s, while the 1990’s + was spent working to create a youth arts organization in Aurora, CO near Colfax Avenue and earning a masters of public administration from the University of Colorado Denver in 2001. Linda says, “In the summer of 1991, I joined a group interested in the creation of an arts organization in the Original Aurora area of Aurora. We explored the needs of the community as well as possible funding sources. I became deeply committed to establishing an organization to involve middle school students in this very needful area of the city in the making of art for the community. Our first project was a 20’ x 60’ Community Clay Tile Mural, shown above. I spent the next 12 years as founding director, volunteering when necessary, receiving a salary when available, “making art a part of community life.”

Downtown Aurora Visual Arts, widely known now as DAVA, was incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1993 and continues today as a vital arts organization under the able directorship of Susan Jensen.

After exploring some computer based classes in the continuing education program at RMCAD (2003-7), Linda found the clay program under Martha Russo and continued to help in the clay program while auditing classes and exploring fine art options until the fall of 2013. In 2011 she discovered the fascinating qualities of plexiglass and has spent 2 years making sculptures using light and projections to express an interest in describing the complexities of our cosmos.  

To see the show by appointment: call Sabin Aell at 720.309.1764

3254 Walnut St.
Denver CO, 80205


Leon: Gary Isaacs: 36 Views of the Lion's Lair

Gary Isaacs: 36 Views of the Lion's Lair

Leon Gallery

November 15, 2014 - January 4, 2015

  • Opening Reception: Saturday November 15th, from 7-10pm

Gary Isaacs Artist Statement: 36 Views of the Lion’s Lair

From the I Ching : What takes place in the depths of one's being, in the unconscious, can neither be called forth nor prevented by the conscious mind.

Back in 2008 I was in NYC visiting with my uncle Philip where for 50 years he’s lived in the same one room walk up just around the corner from Grand Central Station. I've always loved his place, It’s like a cross between an Appalachian shack and the Vatican. One night during my stay I awoke to find him sitting motionless at the edge of his bed. Wearing only boxers, his back was to me, and I was startled to see that it was completely covered by a beautiful tattoo rendering of Hokusai's The Great Wave off Kanagawa. I was so startled that I woke up again . . . . I had been dreaming. My uncle was in fact fast asleep, tattoo-less except for the faded "Shirley" on his left shoulder.

Home in Denver several weeks later, I was walking past the Lions Lair for the zillionth time when it spontaneously occurred to me that it might be interesting to make a series of photographs all anchored by at least some portion of the Lions Lair façade . . . "36 Views of the Lions Lair" . It’s as simple as that. These images are photographs of both the Lions Lair itself and of moments visually sandwiched between myself and the façade of the Lions Lair. For the record, I've spent my fair share of hours and dollars inside of that place, probably more than some would advise calling attention to, and over the years I have made thousands upon thousands of photographs "inside" the Lair, but that's another story.

36 Views of the Lion’s Lair is not about my experience on the inside, and though I've also spent years photographing up and down the length of the once rough and tumble "longest, wickedest street in America" that is Colfax, these photographs are not particularly about that either. This is not some sort of social commentary, documentary, or lifestyle piece. I set out to create a body of work that nodded to the series of woodblock prints created by Katsushika Hokusai in early 1800's Japan entitled 36 Views of Mount Fuji. Or, said another way, this is a collection of photographs that represent my conscious exploration of a specific limitation suggested to me by my unconscious.

Where did my initial dream come from? I don't know. What did that dream mean? I don't know. The first time that I walked past the Lions Lair after having had that dream why did it occur to me to embark on this project? I don't know. Would it have ever entered my mind to make these images had I not had that dream? I doubt it. All that I can say with certainty is that I feel that there is a direct, if not completely knowable, connection between the dream and the idea to make these photographs.

BIO: Unless one is willing to reveal themselves to the world the world will not reveal itself to them. One will never be able to see more in their work than they are able to see in themselves and by the same token they will not be able to not see themselves in their own creations . . . . .

Before I began photographing in earnest sometime during the mid 80's my life had unfolded less like the chapters of a continuous narrative and more like a succession of short stories with no apparent connection between them other than I happened to be there cast in the first person. By the time we moved the studio out of Union Station in 1998 my archive had swollen to roughly 200,000 negatives and I had become deeply embedded in a career that straddled a range of editorial and advertising assignments that I juggled along side an ongoing series of personal projects. I've never been the kind of guy who had a "day job" and have always found a way to turn whatever I was truly inspired by into a full time gig. For the last thirty years "photography" has been my passion, my vocation and a spiritual path all in one.

1112 East 17th Avenue
Denver, CO 80218
Tue-Sun: 12-5pm


Ice Cube: Paul Sisson and Ashley Frazier

Paul Sisson: Not So Far From Here

Ashley Frazier: Here and There

Ice Cube Gallery

November 13 - December 6, 2014

  • Opening Reception: Friday, November 14th (6-9 pm)
  • First Friday Reception: Friday, December 5th (6-9 pm)
Paul Sisson - Next Auction

Not So Far From Here is a unique photographic portrait of the Western American landscape. The images seek beauty in non-traditional places, show a crumbling rural culture, and find humor in simple and subtle ways. The project emphasizes the journey, rather than the destination, and explores the things that can be found by slowing down and taking in the world that lies beyond the tunnel vision that so often dominates our daily lives. Over the last several years, Sisson has been collecting these scenes during open-ended, unplanned road trips throughout Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, New Mexico, Montana, South Dakota, Utah, and Kansas. With an emphasis and enjoyment for the process, Not So Far From Here is a thoughtful look at life on the open road.  http://www.PaulSissonPhoto.com

Ashley Frazier: Here and There
  • Through the chronology of collected human hair, Here and There presents a schema of pluralistic concepts ranging from identity, to loss, to control, to memory.
Ice Cube Gallery at the Dry Ice Factory
3300 Walnut St
Denver, CO 80205
Fri: 12-9pm; Thu/Sat: 12-5pm


Steve Adams: Inaugural Group Show

Steve Adams, Stephen Lack, Tisha Wood, Raimundo Rubio

The Steve Adams Gallery

November 14 - December 12, 2014

  • Opening Reception: Friday November 14 from 4-9 pm
Stephen Lack, is a veteran of the 1970’s-80’s NYC lower east side Art Movement, and a Gracie Mansion artist. He is also well known for his lead character role in David Cronenberg’s cult classic “Scanners”. What distinguishes his paintings from many other works that pretend to confront the effects and implications of popular and mass-media culture is that they are honest. Mr. Lack’s work is neither moral nor ambivalent. His paintings unleash the kind of voyeuristic, sensational responses pop and media culture feeds on, then stops them.

Raimundo Rubio is a New York City based Chilean surrealist. His abstract elements recall Pollock, in the action of a painting is what interests him. The composition of lyrical explosions, made of shooting, lighting, thrown and sprinkled sprays of strong colors dissolve onto the canvas, leaving the delicate, swirling marks that evoke the movements and changes of the cosmos.

Tisha Wood, a French neo impressionist, now resides in the rocky terrain of Lyons, Colorado. Her childhood was nurtured in traditional salon gatherings of writers, artists and musicians in the family home. Tisha’s love for the “isle of beauty” Corsica and her Corsican heritage influence her impressionistic style, which is graceful and sultry in color. She is inspired by living in the city of Nice and the island of Corsica, which has offered a treasure trove of Mediterranean colors and textures.

Steve Adams, an American post abstract bucket and brush man, is a man of many interests and tastes. Steve has a long fascination with the CIA, beautiful blondes, large block V-8’s and the bohemian life. Steve’s work mixes conceptually based, commodified technique with surrealistic self-expression sensibilities. Working within Steve’s untraditional process, he has eliminated that part of Western tradition in which painting is an illusionist picture of part of the world.

Collectively, these 4 artists have a very impressive show history, including The WPA/Corcoran, The Gracie Mansion Gallery, N.Y.C., Art Fiera, Italy , The Kitchen NYC, Smith Klein Gallery, Boulder, The Gaspari-Ramelli Exhibit, Corisica, Gallery Dijkstra; Antwerp, Belgium, Joyce Goldstein Gallery, New York City, The Simeoni Exhibit, Bastia, France, Museo de la Cuidad de Mexico, St Julien, Boulder, Gallery Marie-Louise Wirth, Zurich Switzerland, Isabel Aninat Gallery, Santiago, Chile, Supermerc'art, Barcelona, Spain, The S-Files, El Museo del Barrio, New York, N.Y. and many others

The Steve Adams Gallery
5789-A South Curtice St
Littleton, CO 80120


David Cook: Eric Bransby in Retrospect

Transcending Figuration: Bransby in Retrospect

David Cook Fine Art

November 14, 2014 – January 3, 2015

  • Exhibition and sale of the life’s work of Eric Bransby (born 1916)
  • Opening Reception: Thursday November 13 (RSVP required – requests may be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
  • Open House with Eric Bransby: Saturday November 15 (RSVP requested – requests may be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
  • Patrons will have the opportunity to visit with Eric Bransby on both dates
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We are honored to have been selected by Eric Bransby to host a retrospective of his work. The artist is celebrating his 98th birthday this Autumn the exhibtion will focus on his life's work - an accomplished career which has spanned almost 75 years.

Bransby chose to retain the majority of his works including paintings, drawings and large-scale cartoons/studies for his murals. He has been honored with numerous exhibitions and one-man shows including those held at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Georgia Art Museum, Indiana State University and the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art. However, this is the only retrospective exhibition in Denver and also the first time that collectors will have the opportunity to purchase these phenomenal works.

To illustrate the forces which shaped Bransby's career and formidable talent, the show will include the artist's mentors and peers with carefully selected works by Thomas Hart Benton, Boardman Robinson, Mary Ann Bransby, Jean Charlot, Herbert Bayer, Jose Clement Orozco, Josef Albers and more.

"Eric provides an inspiring living connection with the great masters of the past. Yet Bransby has also studied with modern masters such as Josef Albers. Indeed, with its abstraction of shapes and fracturing form, Bransby's art is not simply a hold-over from some musty, half-forgotten period. His is very much an art of the modern age, designed to challenge the awareness of modern people and to expand the horizons of the modern experience." - Henry Adams (Eric Bransby and the American Mural Tradition, 2001)

David Cook Fine Art
1637 Wazee Street
Denver, CO 80202
Tue-Sat: 11am-6pm


Niza Knoll: Ned and Rosanne Sterne

Ned and Rosanne Sterne

Niza Knoll Gallery

November 14, 2014 - January 10, 2015

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Abstract - Rosanne Sterne  

Husband and wife Ned and Rosanne Sterne are a multi-talented couple. Rosanne, an award-winning visual artist, flutist, and poet, addresses the possibilities of rhythm, dynamics, and language in her watercolor paintings. In his clay and bronze sculptural pieces, Ned explores three-dimensional forms in all their complexity, in much the same way his profession as a geologist allows him to seek and understand the earth’s structure Niza Knoll Gallery is pleased to host their exhibit “Dual Dimensions”, which reflects their dynamic partnership and rich life full of family, art, science and exploration. “Dual Dimensions” runs from November 14, 2014 through January 10, 2015 at 915 Santa Fe Drive. The public is invited to view and purchase work during regular business hours Wednesday-Friday 1-5 p.m., Saturday, 1-4 and during the following special events:
  • First Friday Art Walk - December 5, 4-8 p.m. – Artists will be in attendance.
  • Performance by the Garrett Sterne Duo - Classical Selections for Flute and Piano. Lucy Garrett, piano and Rosanne Sterne, flute – Saturday, December 6th, 2 p.m. ($10 admission.)
  • Third Friday Reception -December 19, 4-8 p.m. - Artists will be in attendance.
  • First Friday Art Walk – January 2, 2015, 4-8 p.m.
  • Salon Gathering & Discussion -- Date TBD. Visit www.nizaknollgallery.com for updates.
Niza Knoll Gallery seeks to hold an annual exhibition of work by artists who collaborate and/or are influenced by one another even while creating in different mediums.

Rosanne Sterne is an award-winning visual artist, flutist, and poet. Rosanne began her visual arts education as a small child in the studio of her grandfather, painter Herman Oxhandler, a member of the Woodstock Arts Colony. Rosanne’s art education continued at DeCordova Art Museum in Lincoln, Massachusetts, at Harvard University, and at the Art Students League of Denver. Her key instructors and mentors include Paul Rotterdam, William Reimann, Dennis Pendleton, and Homare Ikeda. Rosanne’s work has been shown in many juried exhibitions and is represented in private collections across the globe. “My paintings are expressions of life and optimism, windows into human experience, and explorations of color. I hope to expand and stretch the possibilities of color and to use color to convey the resilience of the human spirit.”

Rosanne’s poetry has been widely published in literary journals including Artisan, Journal of Poetry Therapy, Long Island Quarterly, New Mexico Poetry Review, Progenitor, and Santa Fe Literary Review. Her chapbook of poems, Dancing in the Gaps, was published in 2010 by Finishing Line press. Rosanne was the recipient of Harvard’s David McCord Prize for creativity. She also holds an M.B.A. from the University of Denver. She is a consultant to foundations with a special focus on arts and culture.

Since early childhood, Ned Sterne has sculpted using a variety of media: clay, bronze, wood and stone. His mother, Barbara Sterne, a salt glaze potter and ceramics teacher showed him that art could be made as well as appreciated. His inspirations include his children his and wife and life partner, Rosanne Sterne, who creates on so many levels. Over the last 14 years he has studied with Rik Sargent and Barry Rose at the Art Students League of Denver and with Vicky Smith at Arapahoe Community College. It is these teachers and communities that make his work possible. His pieces express an ardent and decidedly participatory approach to life. He finds the greatest joy in the doing.

The Garrett Sterne Duo has delighted audiences throughout Colorado for years. The duo performs a range of music from baroque to contemporary. Pianist Lucy Garrett holds a B.M. from University of Colorado and a Masters in Keyboard Collaboration from University of Southern California. Exhibiting artist, Rosanne Sterne holds B.A. in Music from Harvard and is the long-time principal flutist of the Littleton Symphony Orchestra.

Niza Knoll Gallery
915 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204


Robert Anderson: Legends of Rock by Dan Fong

Legends of Rock by Dan Fong

Robert Anderson Gallery

November 14, 2014 - January 3, 2015

  • Opening reception with Dan Fong: Friday, November 14 from 5-8pm


The Robert Anderson Gallery is proud to present "Legends of Rock" showcasing Denver photographer Dan Fong's extensive images of rock and roll stars. Throughout his long friendship with the late concert promoter Barry Fey, Fong was often the sole photographer granted access to memorable acts like The Who and Led Zeppelin. Fong was also privileged to shoot both Denver stops of the Rolling Stones. Fong's images include such icons as Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Keith Moon, Peter Townshend, Roger Daltrey, John Entwhistle, Joni Mitchell, Joe Walsh, Joe Cocker, the Doobie Brothers and the Grateful Dead. Fong’s images, usually taken under the low light and rapid movement conditions during concert performances, capture the raw emotions of rock and roll. Fong is a compelling visual story teller who is delving into his vast archives and exhibiting rare and collectible photographs, many for the first time.

Robert Anderson Gallery
2426 East Third Avenue
Denver, CO 80206


Core: Grand Petit

Grand Petit: Art in all media less than 12"

CORE New Art Space

November 13 - 30, 2014

  • Artists Reception November 14 from 6-9 pm
  • Special guest jurors Charles and Michele Whitley, Publishers, ArtScape Colorado
Art in all media less than 12"

CORE New Art Space
900 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
Gallery Hours:
Fri: Noon-9 pm
Thu/Sat: Noon-6 pm
Sun: 1-4 pm


Robischon: Ann Hamilton and Jae Ko

Ann Hamilton: Selected Works

Jae Ko: A Force of Nature

Robischon Gallery

November 13 - December 31, 2014

  • Opening reception for the artists: Thursday, November 13th from 6 – 8 pm
  • Also on View: New and recent works by Linda Fleming, Derrick Velasquez
HAMILTON AH09 223 Ciliary 15 large
Ann Hamilton Ciliary wall-mounted lithograph and fabric assemblage 58 X 58 inches

Robischon Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of selected works by internationally-recognized, American artist Ann Hamilton. Working across mediums that include photography, video, sculpture and printmaking, the artist, recognized as a McArthur Fellow among her many honors, often approaches recurrent visual themes with complex conceptual underpinnings. The artist frequently creates series that incorporate the human countenance focusing on eyes or mouths and the form of the letter “o” ¬– a rounded line symbolic for both its intonation, spoken or sung; the shape made by the human mouth in its sounding or even as reference to the iris of an eye – a key sense that connects us as humanity. Fundamentally based on the idea of line – the first mark of hand to paper, the running stitch, the beginning of a poem – Hamilton’s work never loses touch with its essential materiality of her chosen medium.

The television series and publication, art:21, distinguishes Ann Hamilton as a groundbreaking artist with a unique approach toward a range of media. In specific, regarding the exhibited “ciliary” series, the magazine states that it represents “a culmination of Hamilton’s decade-long collaborative relationship with Gemini G.E.L. and marks a new level of achievement in her work with printmaking. With a diameter of nearly five feet, each ciliary is a wall-mounted object of a human scale that yet lends a sense of quiet magnitude to the space it occupies. Comprised of accordion-folded lithographs that compress bands of meandering lines of varying intensity, each is punctuated by a burst of fabric in a coordinating color at the center. The form is at once familiar and mysterious, bringing to mind numerous associations, both natural and man-made: the cross-section of an immense tree, a dancer’s unfurled skirt, a folded fan, an eye, a seventeenth-century Dutch collar, as well. These references spring naturally from the circular structure – a response Hamilton purposefully elicits from the viewer- born of her meditations on the timelessness of this shape and its symbolism across time and cultures.”

A concurrent solo exhibition of new and recent sculpture by artist Jae Ko, featuring the artist’s large scale paper installation entitled Force of Nature 3, a reprisal of her successful installation at the Philips Collection in Washington, D. C.. In addition, new and recent wall sculpture will be on view by Derrick Velasquez; as well as new Linda Fleming wall sculptures in both powder-coated and chromed steel. Additional artists to be announced.  

Robischon Gallery
1740 Wazee Street
Denver, CO 80202
Tue-Sat: 11:00-6:00


Zip 37: Holiday Market Show 2014

Holiday Market Show

Zip 37 Gallery

November 14 - 30, 2014

  • Opening Reception: Friday November 14th from 6-10pm

Kick off the Holiday Season with the artists of Zip 37 Gallery. Our group Holiday Market Show will feature all of our 15+ talented artist members. Come enjoy original artwork and spirits this Friday, Nov. 14 starting @ 6 p.m.

Zip 37
3644 Navajo St
Denver, CO 80211
Fri: 6:00 - 10:00 PM
Sat/Sun: Noon - 5:00 PM


RedLine: Ashley Eliza Williams: Sentient

Ashley Eliza Williams: Sentient


November 7 - December 7, 2014

  • Curated by Adam Gildar

Sentient, a solo exhibition by Ashley Eliza Williams, considers the inner lives of earth's most primordial inhabitants. With delicately rendered oil paintings, video works, and collaborative sculptures, Williams approaches geological forms with the sensitivity and reverence afforded the most venerable subjects of historical portraiture. The exhibition asks viewers to consider that geological artifacts are more than inert objects – they are also vulnerable sentinels of time.

2350 Arapahoe St.
Denver, CO 80205
Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
Sat/Sun: 11am-5pm



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