Emergence: the Next Generation (Month of Photography Teen Show)

Primes: new work by Tim McKay

Pirate: Contemporary Art

April 12 - 28, 2019

  • Opening Reception: Friday April 12 from 6-10 pm
  • Artist Talk, Saturday April 27, 2-3 PM Agility, Dog Food & Waterfalls: ideas from software engineering that can change how you make, view and understand art
Photography Credits (clockwise from upper left): Xander Juarez, Jacob Carner, Paige Novota; (A), 2017, acrylic, gesso & colored pencil on canvas, 44” x 44"

Emergence, a Month of Photography juried show for Denver Metro high school students, highlights the style and vision of young photographers who are beginning to explore the possibilities of the photography medium.

In Primes, a color-forward series, McKay uses prime numbers as a way to organize figure/ground relationships, color progressions, and line placement. Drawing from principles of software engineering, sets of paintings follow a common paradigm to create a “style” that allows for artistic variation within the boundaries of a stated set of requirements. Paintings can be understood on multiple levels, from visual to conceptual, encouraging different types of engagement between viewer and object.

Pirate: Contemporary Art
7130 W 16th Ave
Lakewood, CO 80214