27th Annual Holiday Miniatures Show

Abend Gallery

December 9 - 31, 2017

  • Opening Reception: Saturday, December 9th, 6-9pm
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In its 27th year running, the Miniatures Show is an exhibition for everyone. With work from a wide range of artists, from emerging to well-established, and spanning multiple genres, art appreciators of all types will delight in this engaging and long-standing exhibition which fills the entire expansive gallery space with over 50 artists contributing anywhere from 200 to 300 original works of art.

Abend Gallery
1412 Wazee St
Denver, CO 80202
Tue-Sat: 12pm - 6pm


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s.legg: Animals

Alto Gallery

December 16, 2017 - January 27, 2018

  • Opening Reception: Saturday December 16th from 6-11pm
Alto Gallery will present a solo exhibition of work by s.legg entitled Animals, which will be a benefit show for the Maxfund Animal Shelter with 50% of all art sales going directly to support the shelter. Donations will also be accepted.

About Animals

Conceptual artist s. legg uses an array of diverse materials to examine human being's relationships with other members of the animal kingdom. His sculptures question the extent of our awareness and empathy for those outside out own species, while reminding us that we are all animals. About: s.legg lives in Denver, Colorado. He has exhibited work in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach as well as Denver and the surrounding area. His work can be viewed at www.sleggart.com.

Alto Gallery
4345 W. 41st Ave.
Denver, CO 80212
Thu - Sat: 12 - 7pm


30th Annual Holiday Exhibition

Artists on Santa Fe Gallery

December 1 - 31, 2017

  • 1st Friday Art Walk: December 1, 6-9 pm
  • 3rd Friday Collectors’ Evening: December 15, 5-8 pm
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Artwork by Leigh Cabell

Fine art by 17 gallery members, including paintings, ceramics, photography, jewelry and sculpture. Perfect holiday gifts and don’t forget the Art District offers a free guided shuttle on 1st Friday nights that loops every 20 minutes from the 10th and Osage light rail stop, down Kalamath and back north on Santa Fe Drive.

Artists on Santa Fe is a gallery with working artists' studios located in the heart of the Art District on Santa Fe. It's an engaging environment where visitors can interact with professional artists and view work in progress. The gallery is a local favorite, and was featured in New York Time's "36 hours" series as one of the most accessible galleries in Denver.

Artists on Santa Fe Gallery
747 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204


31st Annual Fine Art Market Show & Sale

Arvada Center For The Arts And Humanities

November 30 - December 17, 2017

  • Opening Reception: Thursday, November 30, 5-9pm
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​Blinded by the Lite, Mike Keene

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
6901 Wadsworth Blvd.
Arvada, CO 80003
Mon-Fri: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun: 1:00 - 5:00 PM


Stephen Batura: River Paintings Curated by Courtney Stell (West Gallery)

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

September 28, 2017 - January 21, 2018

  • Opening Reception: Thursday, September 28 at 6:30pm; BMoCA members are invited at 5:30PM to enjoy a discussion with the artists and curator
  • Also on display: Bruce Price (East Gallery) Ted Larsen (Union Works Gallery)
sbStephen Batura, Homeland, 2016, Acrylic on birchwood, 6' x 8'

River Paintings is a solo exhibition of works by Stephen Batura, one of the most significant contemporary painters native to Colorado. For the exhibition, Batura has chosen to present individual paintings as a long, continuous stream that flows through the museum, bringing together disparate images and connecting them with a scrolling-like flow. The work is part of ongoing series in which Batura reinterprets the entirety of photo archive from early twentieth-century Denver. With this approach, he reimagines these photographs with a painterly style that makes the historic images of landscapes, construction sites, and people seem not so far from the Denver of today.

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
1750 13th Street
Boulder, CO 80302


Internal Narratives: Projects by Veterans

A group exhibition highlighting 10 artists who served in the U.S. Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, or Army Reserve

Colorado Photographic Arts Center

November 11 - December 30, 2017

  • Opening Reception: Veterans Day Saturday, November 11, 5-8 pm
  • Exhibiting Artists: Tylor Belshe, Skip Bethurum, Corina Cavaness, Cath Colwell, Wayne Gortmaker, Amber Hotzfeld, Marla Keown, Jeff Mallo, Joe McDonald and Darren Schultz
Tylor Belshe, Medusa

This unique exhibition is the culmination of CPAC’s Veterans Workshop Series, a four-month program of advanced photographic courses offered to Denver-area Veterans at no cost to them. Each project is intensely personal, reflecting each artist’s inspirations, life experiences, creativity, and point of view.

The 2017 Veterans Workshop Series was created by the Colorado Photographic Arts Center in partnership with two local veterans' organizations, the Art of War Project and Task Force ISO. Funding for this program was generously provided by the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation, Denver Arts and Venues’ Imagine 2020 fund, and individual donors, with in-kind support from Reed Art & Imaging and Blurb.

Colorado Photographic Arts Center
1070 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80204


34th Annual All Colorado Art Show

Curtis Center for the Arts

October 14 - December 23, 2017

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"Black Barn" by Marco Diaz (acrylic on canvas)

The Curtis Center for the Arts is proud to present the 34th Annual All Colorado Art Show. The exhibit features Colorado artists in all mediums. This year artists were encouraged to explore their own perspective of why they live and create in Colorado. Over 50 artists will be on display.

Curtis Arts and Humanities Center
2349 East Orchard Road
Greenwood Village, CO 80210
Monday - Friday: 8:30- 4:30; Saturdays - 10am - 4pm


Peace in the Universe

Downtown Aurora Visual Arts

December 1, 2017 - January 12, 2018


Share peace this holiday season at DAVA (Downtown Aurora Visual Arts). Youth at DAVA create special works of art year round and this is their contribution to the holiday spirit of giving. This year, the focus is on making art that brings us peace and unity. Proceeds from this exhibit support year round art programs for youth at DAVA. DAVA is a wonderful destination for handmade holiday gifts. Youth experimented with a wide range of materials and techniques to create mandala rocks, shadow boxes, mobiles, ceramics and pillows. Other projects are inspired by animal architecture to bugs and plant studies. Students in all programs are working together to create wonderful artworks to share with you.

Guest artists Jessica Ellis, Cal Duran and Frankie Toan add unique perspectives to the exhibit. Jessica Ellis creates small sculptures (Curioscapes) and jewelry using elements of nature. She will inspire students in November as a guest artist in the studio. A selection of ceramics, papier mache and painting by Cal Duran will open our imagination to other worlds. Frankie Toan links people through words and hands. His sewn and cross stitched pieces often show hands of different colors while others are interactive soft sculptures.

Downtown Aurora Visual Arts is a nonprofit arts organization whose mission is to strengthen the community through the arts with youth as its primary focus. For more information about our programs, visit www.davarts.org, or call DAVA at 303 367 5886.

Downtown Aurora Visual Arts (DAVA)
1405 Florence St
Aurora CO 80010
Mon-Fri: 10:00 am-5:00 pm or by appointment



Whimsy: Botanical Art & Illustration

Gates Garden Court Gallery at the Denver Botanic Gardens

November 19, 2017 – February 11, 2018

  • Reception: Sunday, November 19, 1-3pm
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Mary Ellen Cochran, In the Eye of the Beholder, watercolor and watercolor pencil, 2017

This juried exhibition featuring work from the Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration showcases playful, humorous and unusual depictions of plants—poetic license highly encouraged. Featuring a variety of media, these botanical illustrations are part of a well-established tradition of portraying plants for scientific purposes while rendering the beauty of the flora around us. Included alongside this lighthearted theme are works by 2017 graduates and certificate students of Denver Botanic Gardens’ School of Botanical Art and Illustration.

Denver Botanic Gardens
1007 York Street
Denver, CO 80206


"Holiday Express"

Depot Art Gallery

November 14 - December 30, 2017

Depot Art Gallery
2069 West Powers
Littleton, CO


SupaStore Human - We are the Product

Presented by Sarah Staton

Dikeou Pop-Up: Colfax

December 15, 2017 - February 28, 2018

  • Public reception and artist talk: Friday, December 15, from 6-8pm
  • A plaster casting workshop will be held prior to the opening on Thursday, December 14 from 6-8pm

Sarah Staton (born 1961) is an artist based in London, England, whose diverse practice melds sculpture, painting, architecture, design, publishing, fashion, and technology to create objects and spaces that are simultaneously aesthetic and utilitarian. Initiated in 1993, Sarah Staton's SupaStore started as a DIY art sale experiment that has transpired at dozens of museums, galleries, and alternative venues over the years, most recently at Midway Contemporary Art in Minneapolis. Over one hundred artists, ranging from up-and-coming contemporaries, unknowns, and established artists have had a piece they created for sale at the SupaStore. SupaStore Human - We are the Product reflects how technology and automation has impacted social interaction, commerce, and manufacturing. As the goddess of art, trade, handicrafts and wisdom, Minerva (in her many guises) has become the public face of the SupaStore and represents the classical origins of these now mechanized exchanges.

On Thursday, December 14 (6-8pm) Sarah will lead a plaster casting workshop. The castings will become part of the SupaStore Human installation. Please email your RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to secure a spot.

Join us for the official public opening of SupaStore Human - We are the Product on Friday, December 15 (6-8pm) with artist talk at 6:45pm. Both the workshop and the opening reception are free and open to the public. SupaStore Human will be on view through February 2018.

Dikeou Popup: Colfax
312 East Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80213


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Denver Central Library, Level 7, Vida Ellison Gallery

November 7 - December 31, 2017

  • Opening reception: Tuesday November 7th from 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Curated by Anthony Waichulis, this historic exhibition aims to not only highlight these artists’ immense skill and talent but acknowledge their major contributions in the field of art education as well. The exhibition opens on Tuesday, November 7 in the Vida Ellison Gallery (Level 7) at the Denver Central Library and closes on December 31.

For nearly 40,000 years mankind has been contributing to a vast visual record of the human condition. Weaving creativity with convention, each generation of mark-makers would pass along to the next an evolving visual vocabulary that would eventually overcome barriers of time, distance, language, and culture. Today, art educators prepare new generations of creatives to contribute new chapters to this unique, ongoing epic. Legacy is a celebration of these educators.

Participating Artists: Juliette Aristides, Dru Blair, Neilson Carlin, Rodney Davis, Jon deMartin, Edward Dillon, Michelle Dunaway, Kerry Dunn, Paul Foxton, Donato Giancola, David Gray, Amanda Hallenius, Russell Harris, Jeffrey Hein, Timothy Jahn, Joel Carson Jones, David Kassan, Jeremy Lipking, Deborah Lloyd, Edward Minoff, Juan Martinez, Kevin Moore, Tim Reynolds, Mario Robinson, Richard Schmid, Jordon Sokol, Dan Thompson, Sadie Valeri, Scott Waddell, Jeffrey Watts, Anthony Waichulis, Leah Waichulis, Patricia Watwood, Elizabeth Zanzinger

Vida Ellison Gallery
Denver Public Library, Central Branch (7th Floor)
10 W. Fourteenth Ave. Pkwy.
Denver, CO 80204
Mon and Tues: 10am - 8pm
Wed to Fri: 10am – 6pm
Sat: 9am – 5pm
Sun: 1-5pm


Small Wonders

Edge Gallery

December 1 - 17, 2017

  • Opening Reception: First Friday, December 1, 5 - 10 pm
  • Small Works by Edge Members and Guests
Edge Gallery
7001 W. Colfax
Lakewood, CO


Another Land: The Travel Show

Photographs by Evan Anderman

Evan Anderman Photography

October 20 - December 22, 2017

  • Receptions with the Artist:
  • Friday, October 20, 6-9 pm
  • Friday, December 1, 6-9 pm
Evan Anderman, Moving Merchandise, Torre Vado, Italy, 2015, archival inkjet print

Evan Anderman Photography
209 Kalamath St. (Unit 4)
Denver, CO 80223


1-800 FLOWERS: Joey Cocciardi

Gildar Gallery

November 17 - December 24, 2017

  • Opening Reception: Friday November 17th from 6 - 8pm
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Joey Cocciardi | Cut-For-All-Occasions | 60 x 48in | Rubber, resins and paint on canvas | 2017

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


Martha Russo: circumvolo

Kimberlee Sullivan: Limnology

Goodwin Fine Art

November 3 - December 30, 2017

  • Opening Reception for the Artists: Friday, November 3 from 6 - 8 pm
Martha Russo, lightness of being, 2017, (installation detail), porcelain slip, mixed media, metal, monofilament

Goodwin Fine Art
1255 Delaware Street
Denver CO 80204
Tue-Fri: 11-6; Sat: 11-5


Transmutations: Michael Clapper, Ryan Magyar, Dennis Lee Mitchell

William Havu Gallery

November 17, 2017 - January 6, 2018

  • Opening Reception: Friday, November 17th 6-9pm
  • On the mezzanine: Naomi Scheck

Dennis Lee Mitchell, Untitled 17.6, Smoke On Paper, 33 1/4" X 33 1/4"

William Havu Gallery
1040 Cherokee Street
Denver CO 80204


Muses of Mount Helikon V

Helikon Gallery and Studios

November 1 - December 16, 2017

  • First Friday Reception: November 3, 6-10pm
  • On view in the annex gallery: 'Afterword: A Tribute to Literature,' a group show featuring local artists
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Join us for the opening reception of 'Muses of Mount Helikon V,' the next installment of our year-end, definitive group exhibit of inspiring and influential contemporary artists.

Featured Artists: Brian Hart, Jennifer Hrabota Lesser, Luke Mack, Leon Loucheur, Jeff Sylvester, Miranda Meeks, Bayo, Daliah Ammar, Lara Dann, Kit Mizeres, Detour, Phoenix Chan, Daria Theodora, Steve Kim, Felipe Echevarria, Nomi Chi, Julia Iredale, and Audra Auclair.

Helikon Gallery
3675 Wyncoop St
Denver, CO 80216
Tue-Fri: 10-4pm; Sat: 12-5pm; First Fridays: 6-10pm



K Contemporary

December 9 - 30, 2017

  • Opening Reception: Saturday December 9, 6-10pm
  • Featuring: LuCong, Monique Crine, Michael Dowling, Carlene Frances, Melissa Furness, Doug Kacena, Suchitra Mattai, Daisy Patton, Karen Roehl, Kevin Sloan, Nina Tichava, Goran Vejvoda, Sarah Winkler Scott Young, Mario Zoots
dpDaisy Patton - Untitled (Two Women), 80 x 60, Oil on Archival Print on Panel

K Contemporary is proud introduce our incredible stable of artists. For the month of December we invite you to visit our stunning, newly opened upper gallery and get acquainted with us.

K Contemporary
1412 Wazee St
Denver, CO 80202


10th Annual Bibelot Show

Kanon Collective

December 1 - 31, 2017

  • Opening Reception: First Friday, December 1, 5-10 pm
  • Luminaria Festival on Santa Fe Drive, Friday, December 8, 5-9 pm
  • Artists’ Reception: Third Friday, December 15, 5-9 pm
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This year marks the 10th anniversary of Kanon’s Bibelot show, a celebration of small works of art (none of the pieces are more than 14 inches wide). This year’s show was juried by local artist Mark Howell and includes work from almost 40 local artists:

Adrienne De Loe, Angel Hawari, Austin Howlett, Beatrice Rudolph, Brian Nolan, Brooke Austin, Carmen Mayta, Cee Martinez, Daun Knight, David Lukens, David Reed, Dea Webb, Devin Ruiz, Eric Myles Jones, Grace Benavidez, Harrison Magby, Jamie Allison Karpo, Jamie Fritz, Jane Glotzer, Jen Herling, Jennifer Kingsland, Judy Chintala Todd, Juli Smith, Kay Payge, Lisa E. McKim, Lise Anthonissen, Liz Byrde, Lynn Mandziuk, Matthew Swisher, Megan Farlow, Melissa Van Deventer, Mike Roderique, Nis Canthus, Roger Rapp, Sam Hauser, Sarah Nix, Sharon Sadle, Susan Wechsler, and Sylvie Abecassis.

Please join us at one of the three receptions we will have this month for a chance to see a wide variety of affordable art from local artists. The show includes everything from paintings and prints to photography and 3D work. In addition, we will have small works and jewelry made by our member artists as well. It’s a great opportunity to support your local art community by shopping local this holiday season.

Kanon Collective
766 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204




December 8 - 31, 2017

  • Opening Reception: Friday December 8th at 7pm
It's finally back!!! We heard your pleas and are all too happy to grant your wishes. Pintastic, our annual enamel pin show and denim appreciation conference opens this December even bigger and better than last year. More artist, more pins, more edge. 

December 8th at 7pm, we will be hosting an opening reception allowing you to mingle and peruse the newest styles. If last years response is any indication, you'll want to get in early to make sure you get the ones you love before they are gone for good. The show runs through January, with further styles being added as we go.

38 Broadway
Denver CO 80203


The Fence: an 850 foot-long Outdoor Photography Exhibition

The former Market St. Station (1600 Market St, Denver)

Novemeber 7, 2017 - January 31 2018

  • Launch Party and Walking Tours: Thursday November 9 from 4 - 6 pm (Walking Tours at 4:15 and 5 pm)
  • Walking tours meet at Lucky Pie Pizza and Taphouse, 1610 16th St
  • Sponsored by the Colorado Photographic Arts Center
  • More Info: http://www.cpacphoto.org/fence
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United Photo Industries, a New York-based organization dedicated to increasing access to the art of photography, is pleased to bring THE FENCE to Denver November 9 – January 2018 in partnership with the Colorado Photographic Arts Center (CPAC), LoDo District, Inc. and Continuum Partners, LLC. A jury of 70 leading photography and art professionals has selected work by 41 photographers from around the world, which UPI has installed along an 850-foot banner that will start at 1600 Market Street, formerly Market Street Station and site of Continuum Partners’ Market Station project, and wrap around the full city block.


Saber Acomodar: Art and Workshops of Jalisco 1915

MCA Denver

September 13, 2017 - January 21, 2018

  • In conjunction with Denver's Biennial of the Americas 2017
  • Opening Reception: Wednesday September 13th at 6pm; Click Here for opening reception ticket information ($25/$20 members)

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Jorge Pardo, Untitled, 2014
Hand-painted ceramic light fixtures, dimensions variable; Image courtesy the artist

Artists: Daniela Aguilar, Jorge Méndez Blake, Jose Dávila, Claudia Fernández, Christian Franco, Mathias Goeritz, Fernando González Gortázar, Cynthia Gutiérrez, Daniel Guzmán, JIS, Juan Kraeppellin, Gonzalo Lebrija, Rubén Méndez, Fernando Palomar, Jorge Pardo, Carlos Ranc, Chucho Reyes, Eduardo Sarabia, Juan Soriano, Luis Miguel Suro, Taller Ditoria, Eduardo Terrazas, Mario García Torres, Francisco Ugarte, Workshop of Timoteo Panduro.

An investigation of the work carried out in studios and artisanal workshops in Jalisco, Mexico over the last hundred years. Comprised of work by 25 artists, the exhibition explores the integration of contemporary ideas with traditional techniques, while building upon MCA Denver’s history of working with artists from Mexico, specifically the Jalisco area

Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
1485 Delgany
Denver, CO 80202


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