Colludium Inlustro: New pieces by Kym Bloom

Kanon Collective

October 6 - 31, 2017

  • Opening reception: First Friday, October 6, 5-10 pm
  • Artists' reception: Third Friday, October 20, 5-9 pm
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"This show will feature a new series of my video game pieces, made with transparent pixels made of resin that are lit up from inside. I have been a fan of classic arcade and video games for a long time and being able to recreate these characters using light shows them as we remember them -- lit up and colorful. Many of these characters have become iconic and I believe that is partially due to their simplicity. The limits of the technology required some serious creativity and I love that people are learning to appreciate 8-bit images."

Kym will also have some new candy pieces as well as some new jewelry made with antique watch movements.

Kanon Collective
766 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
http://KanonArt.com

 

David D'Agostino: Ozone Love

Lane Meyer Projects

October 6 - November 4, 2017

  • Opening Reception: Friday, October 6 from 6-9PM
Ozone Love
Lane Meyer Projects
2528 Walnut Street
Denver, CO 80205
By appointment and evenings 4-8pm

 

Peri Schwartz: Interplay: Color & Form

Metropolitan Frame Company

October 5 - 31, 2017

  • Opening Reception: Thursday, October 5, 2017 6 - 8pm
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Peri Schwartz - Bottles & Jars I, 2009, Etching, 15 x 23"

Michele Mosko Fine Art and Andrew Stemple of Metropolitan Frame Company are pleased to present recent works on paper and paintings by New York Artist Peri Schwartz.

Metropolitan Frame Company
424 Broadway
Denver, CO
http://www.michelemoskofineart.com

 

Read more: Metropolitan Frame: Peri Schwartz

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
303.443.2122
http://bmoca.org

 

Americana

Juror: Darren Ching, Director and Co-Owner of Klompching Gallery (New York)

Colorado Photographic Arts Center

September 22 – November 4, 2017

  • Opening Reception: Friday, September 29 from 6-9pm
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Kathryn Mussallem, The Ladies’ Auxiliary, 2013

Exhibiting Artists: David Bowman, Frederick Brashear Jr., Derrick Burbul, Annette LeMay Burke, Chelsea Darter, Virgil DiBiase, Steven Duede, Brian Emery, Shawna Gibbs, Ruth Grimes, Linda Guenther, Joseph Heathcott, Ethan Jones, Michael Joseph, R. J. Kern, Chae Kihn, Eric Kunsman, Andy Mattern, Bruce Morton, Kathryn Mussallem, Mark Neumann, Ernest Nitka, Project Barbatype (Scott Hilton and Bryan Wing), Parker Reinecker, Jeffrey Stockbridge, & Andrea Wenglowskyj.

“Americana” is commonly associated with nostalgia, optimism, and a rose-tinted view of the past. Images of baseball, stars and stripes, or apple pie may come to mind. But what does Americana look like in 2017, especially in today’s turbulent political times? Curated across two broad spectrums – people and land/architecture – Americana offers a complex vision of diversity, resilience, and distinctiveness as seen through the eyes of 26 contemporary artists from across the United States. Juror: Darren Ching, Director and Co-Owner of Klompching Gallery (New York).

Colorado Photographic Arts Center
1070 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80204
303.837.1341
http://www.cpacphoto.org

 

Survey: Lynn Boggess, Lui Ferreyra, Jivan Lee

Nancy Lovendahl: The Reclamation Suite

William Havu Gallery

September 29 - November 11, 2017

  • Opening Reception: Friday, September 29th 6-9pm
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Lui Ferreyra - Coincidentia Oppositorum 5
Oil on canvas - 36" x 48"

About Survey, featured painter, Jivan Lee stated “It’s a landscape show, but with a diversity of sentiment. Each artist’s approach plays with geometry, but assembles it differently. Each has a rhythm, but the works move in their own ways and each is painted, but the voice of the paint is distinct. It’s all landscape verging on abstraction; landscape as a starting point to enter the material and sensation of paint as much as the scene depicted.” Boggess, Ferreyra and Lee spend a lot of time on location in the elements, bringing about three distinct, personal interpretations.

William Havu Gallery
1040 Cherokee Street
Denver CO 80204
303.893.2360
http://williamhavugallery.com

 

Read more: Havu: Survey and The Reclamation Suite

Portfolio ShowCase 10 Photography Exhibition

The Center for Fine Art Photography (Fort Collins)

September 29 - November 25, 2017

  • Free Artist + Public Reception: Friday October 20, from 7:00 - 8:00 pm; Artist Talks from 6:00 – 7:00 pm
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Photograph by Astrid Reischwitz

Portfolio ShowCase 10 brings together the collective works of ten artists. "When we look at the creative process, photographing a single successful image is not all that difficult. This applies to amateurs and professional photographers alike. Facebook and Instagram are full of one-hit wonders, and some are memorably nice. Even artists have those one-off images they just had to photograph. Developing an entire series, however, is a completely different matter. It not only requires exponentially more skill, but also real courage to dig deep into oneself to create a fully rounded, multifaceted project. Once the series exists, the real challenge of culling the coveted portfolio begins.” -Juror Hannah Frieser 2017

10 Featured Artists: Julie Anand with Damon Sauer, Frank Hamrick, Ben Marcin, Molly McCall, Lisa McCarty, Katie Kalkstein, Tema Stauffer, Emmanuel Monzon, Matthew Hamon and Astrid Reischwitz

The Center for Fine Art Photography
400 N. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
970.224.1010
https://www.instagram.com/TheC4FAP

 

William Stockman: After Thought

Gildar Gallery

September 22 - November 4, 2017

  • Opening Reception: Friday, September 22nd from 6-9pm
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William Stockman | We're All Losers Now | 48 x 60in | oil and oil stick on panel | 2017

In his most recent works, Stockman continues his interest in the physical and psychic transmutation between drawing and painting.

Gildar Gallery
82 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80209
Wed-Sat: 12-6pm or by appointment
303.993.4474
http://gildargallery.com

 

Read more: Gildar: William Stockman: After Thought

8th Annual Center Forward

The Center for Fine Art Photography (Fort Collins)

August 25 - September 30, 2017

  • C4FAP's annual open themed exhibition
  • Gallery Reception and Artist Talk: Friday September 22, 5:30-8pm
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Janet Holmes - Freddy & Travis (Catskill Animal Sanctuary)

"The photography world is changing at a rapid pace as historical processes meld with contemporary digital work. Common themes throughout artwork such as the human condition, relation to the land, identity, sexuality, secrets, still life, and abstraction are all represented in Center Forward. Specific to photography are works that hint at artistic process and the history and evolution of the medium. These uncommon works evoke history while claiming new territory. As a whole, the works in this exhibition culminate in an experience of history, life, love, loss, and ultimately, magic." –Hamidah Glasgow 2017

42 Featured Artists: Ben Altman, Philip V. Augustin, Anne-Laure Autin, Mark Bennett, Christa Blackwood, Marcie Rose Brewer, Gina Cholick, Ally Christmas, A.M. Clark, Dave Conkling, Anastasia Davis, Chadric Devin, Yuxiang Dong, Carol Erb, Lori Foltz, Randi Ganulin, Julie Hamel, Scott Herndon, Janet Holmes, Larassa Kabel, Hwa Kyung Kim, Kevin Lyle, Shinya Masuda, Takatoshi Masuda, Molly McCall, Trevor Messersmith, Melanie Metz, Alyssa Minahan, Courtney Mooney, Petrea Noyes, Michael Pointer, Juan Reyes, Michelle Rogers Pritzl, Joshua Sarinana, Nicolo Sertorio, S. Gayle Stevens, Laurinda Stockwell, Derick Whitson, Ariel C. Wilson, Ying Ying Wang, Cheryl Zibisky, Rosemary Scott- Fishburn

The Center for Fine Art Photography
400 N. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
970.224.1010
https://www.instagram.com/TheC4FAP

 

Read more: Center Forward at the Center for Fine Art Photography

Under the Mexican Sky: Gabriel Figueroa – Art and Film

McNichols Civic Center Building (3rd floor)

September 12 - December 23, 2017

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Gabriel Figueroa, scene from the film La perla, directed by Emilio Fernández, 1945. © Televisa Foundation.

From the early 1930s through the early 1980s, the Mexican cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa (1907-1997) helped forge and evocative and enduring image of Mexico. Among the most important cinematographers of the Gold Age of Mexican Cinema, Figueroa worked with leading directors from Mexico, the United States and Europe, traversing a wide range of genres while maintaining his distinctive and vivid visual style. This exhibition features film clips and photographs from the Televisa Foundation collection.

McNichols Civic Center Building
144 West Colfax (corner of West Colfax and Bannock)
Denver, CO 80202
720.865.4220
http://mcnicholsbuilding.com

 

Art & Conflict

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities

September 14 – November 12, 2017

  • Opening Reception: Thursday, September 14 from 6 – 9pm
  • Exhibition Lecture: Saturday, October 28, 2017 10am – 12pm; Join us for a lecture on the history of art in response to conflict, followed by an informal meet and greet with participating artists
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Marti Lawrence Wolf - When Mao was Wallpaper - 2015

Art & Conflict features contemporary artists whose works address conflict and war, and the role art and the artist can play in commemorating or explaining past conflict, or expose and express issues surrounding conflict. This exhibition seeks to utilize the role of art and artists to explore how society can come to understand how and why conflict and wars affect society and humanity in the ways they do.

Also on display:
The Great War: Visions of a World Conflict by Blair-Murrah Exhibitions (Upper and Theatre Galleries)

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
720.898.7255
http://arvadacenter.org

 

Eduardo Portillo: Frontera

Rule Gallery

September 14 - October 28, 2017

  • Public reception: Thursday, 14 September from 6-9pm
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Eduardo Portillo, Sonora DS100, 2017, acrylic on shaped canvas, 86 x 58 x 8 inches

RULE Gallery is pleased to present their first solo exhibition of work by El Salvador born, Houston-based artist Eduardo Portillo entitled, Frontera.

Rule Gallery
530 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
303.800.6776
http://www.rulegallery.com

 

Rebecca Cuming: XXI Century FIELD

David Hicks: Stone Flora & Blue Cuttings

Goodwin Fine Art

September 15 - October 28, 2017

  • Opening Reception: Friday, September 15th from 6 - 8pm
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Rebecca Cuming, Raven, 2017, oil, mixed media on canvas, 60 x 86 in.

Goodwin Fine Art
1255 Delaware Street
Denver CO 80204
303.573.1255
Tue-Fri: 11-6; Sat: 11-5
http://www.goodwinfineart.com

 

A solo exhibition of work by Elsa Muñoz

The SugarCube Building (1555 Blake Street in downtown Denver)

September 14 - November 5, 2017

  • Opening reception: Thursday September 14, 6–9pm

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This fall Abend Gallery is proud to present a solo exhibition of work by Elsa Muñoz. Muñoz’ landscapes and seascapes are dreamy and fully encompass the strikingly beautiful and powerfully dangerous aspects of nature.

Elsa Muñoz (b. 1983) is an American artist living and working in Chicago, IL. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the American Academy of Art in Chicago in 2006 and has exhibited around the US. This is her first solo exhibition in Denver.

SugarCube Building
1555 Blake Street
Denver, CO 80202
M-F: 7:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sat.: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sun.: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
303-355-0950
http://Abendgallery.com

 

Between Heaven and Earth by Patricia Rucker and Pamela Gilmore Hake

SYNC Gallery

September 14 - October 14, 2017

  • Third Friday artists’ reception: September 15 from 6-9pm
  • First Friday Art Walk: October 6 from 6-9pm
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Patricia Rucker, Consumentur velut a tinea (Bronze) II, Acrylic on TerraSkin, 15” x 28”

Between Heaven and Earth offers new works that are informed by reality and the ethereal. What exists between is the mystery that is explored by these two introspective women.

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

http://syncgallery.org

 

Read more: Sync: Patricia Rucker and Pamela Gilmore Hake

Chris Dahlquist: Reflections

1801 California (Downtown Denver)

September 19 - November 9, 2017

  • Opening Reception: Tuesday September 19th from 4:30-7pm
1801 Artist Statement: “Reflections is a site-specific installation that grabs the sky and mimics the undulating reflections found in the exterior windows of a skyscraper, effectively turning the building inside-out.”

Innovation

DAVA

September 14 - November 15, 2017

  • Opening reception on Thursday September 14th from 4 to 7:30 pm
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The exhibit focuses on innovation in art with works by DAVA youth solving problems, inventing new devices, and presenting new ideas. Interactive works by guest artists Kat Nechleba and Bryan Leister complete the exhibit which opens to the public with a reception on Thursday September 14th from 4 to 7:30 pm and runs through November 15th, 2017. The opening will include film screenings, mechanical puppets and robot demonstrations. 

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

303.367.5886
http://davarts.org

 

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
303.298.7554
http://mcadenver.org

 

Industrial Strength

Republic Plaza

September 5 - November 15, 2017

  • Participating artists include: Robin Ault, Paul Brokering, Teresa Booth Brown, Andy Burgess, Rick Dula, Gifford Ewing, Sharon Feder, Elizabeth Ferill, Liz Hickok, Fred Hodder, Alpert & Kahn, Margaret Lawless, Andrew Libertone, Erick C. Johnson, Andrew Libertone, Kely McClung, Kelton Osborn, Collin Parson, Krista Svalbonas, Laura Truitt, Katherine Winter
  • Opening Reception: Thursday September 7th from 5:30 - 7:30pm
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Walla Walla by Rick Dula

Industrial Strength explores the structures we inhabit, those we leave behind, and the schematics in our mind of things not yet created utilizing constructs of newly minted materials or those that have aged and weathered.

Industrial Strength features 20 artists who provide rich visual landscapes and objects d’art in a wide variety of styles and media that reflect the juxtapositions of geometric shapes and constructs. The exhibition features 2-D and 3-D works, paintings, photographs, serigraphs, mixed media, metals, and light-based works.

Republic Plaza
370 17th Street
Denver, CO 80202

 

Experimental Surroundings

Featuring: Heather Patterson, Melissa Borrell, Chris DeKnikker, Deidre Adams, David Mazza, Kim Ferrer

Walker Fine Art

September 8 - November 4, 2017

  • Opening Reception: Friday September 8 from 5-9pm
  • Denver Arts Week First Friday Reception: November 3, 2017
wfaWalker Fine Art
300 W. 11th Ave (11th and Cherokee)
Denver CO 80204
303.355.8955
Tue-Sat: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
http://www.walkerfineart.com

 

Betty Ross & Murray Ross: Democratic Vistas

GOCA 1420

September 8 - December 9, 2017

  • Opening Reception: Friday, September 8 from 5-8p
  • Final exhibit at the UCCS campus gallery before moving to Ent Center for the Arts
  • Curated by GOCA Director & Chief Curator Daisy McGowan
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"USA Map" Murray Ross

The art of Betty Ross and Murray Ross traverses time, world travels, and concepts and connects across a lifelong collaboration. As founders of UCCS Theatreworks, Betty and Murray were always artists in their own right and together. Works in painting, drawing, and assemblage will fill our flagship space for one last hurrah. This is the final exhibition in the UCCS GOCA 1420 gallery space, opened in 1981, before moving to the new Ent Center for the Arts in 2018. A full-color, 92-page catalog with essays by art historians Caitlin Green and Joanna Roche accompanies this exhibition.

GOCA 1420
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

 

De/Constructing Landscape

Featuring Hugh Daly, David Griffin, Jessica Loving and the Kleinman sisters

Sandra Phillips Gallery

September 8 – October 21, 2017

  • Opening Artist Reception: Friday, September 8, 6 – 8 pm
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Jessica Loving - Cinnabar, 40" x 50", mixed media on canvas

“De/Constructing Landscape” distances itself from traditional guidelines of landscape as four artists offer alternative ways of looking at nature. With his passion for travel and landscape as muse, Hugh Daly’s paintings use bold pigment and gestural line with a ‘joie de vivre” attitude. David Griffin reflects his reverence for Colorado in a constructed landscape of grids within a kaleidoscope of nostalgia and beauty. And introducing artist Jessica Loving in her first exhibit at the Sandra Phillips Gallery, she uses a myriad of materials for texture and depth with dried flowers and seeds, creating exciting washes of color. The Kleinman sisters combine aluminum and paint to invoke the mathematics and rhythmic patterns of nature.

Sandra Phillips Gallery
47 W. 11th Ave. (11th & Acoma)
Denver, CO 80204
303.931.2991
http://www.thesandraphillipsgallery.com

 

Journey to the Center of the Earth: work by Peter Brown

Pattern Shop Studio

September 1 - October 20, 2017

  • Opening Reception: Friday September 1st from 6-9pm
  • Gallery Reception: Friday, October 6th from 6-9pm
  • Brown will talk about his work at a Salon on Saturday October 14th from 4-6 pm
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Peter Brown - Untitled (Plumed Figure) - 2014 - acrylic on paper

New York and Colorado artist Peter Brown paints richly textured, multi-layered acrylics on wood panels that oscillate between abstraction and concreteness, realism and fantasy. Inspired by the rock faces and canyons near Lyons, CO, Brown seeks to develop depth and space for the eye to play with and explore. His process mirrors the geological by building layer upon layer only to expose them, as erosion, intrusion and fracturing reveal the earth’s strata. The relation of paint and the evolving narrative brings such elements as fire, wind, and water into play as well as indistinct figures and architectural forms.

Pattern Shop Studio
3349 Blake St

Denver, CO 80205
Open for groups or individuals any time by appointment: 303.297.9831
http://patternshopstudio.com

 

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