Gone to the Dogs 7: Juried Exhibit

Niza Knoll Gallery

August 4 - September 16, 2017

  • First Friday Artwalk and Exhibit Opening Reception: Friday, August 4, 5-9pm
  • Artists Reception: Third Friday, August 18th, 5-8pm
  • First Friday Artwalk: Friday, September 1st, 5-9pm
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The popular Gone to the Dogs Juried Exhibit opens on August 4th 2017 with selected works from an open call for entries. The 28 accepted artists, reigning from Colorado and throughout the US, were juried by Jessica Fowler, Amy Norton and Niza Knoll. Visitors will enjoy delightfully original depictions of our canine friends rendered in photography, mixed media, painting, fabric, clay, print and more.

Works from the following artists are included in the show: Jean Caggiano, Alex Clymer (Golden, CO), Jamie Craddock Johnson (Crockett, TX), Stephen Cullen (Milwaukie, OR), Gail Foley (Royersford, PA), Magge Gagliardi (Berlin, CT), John Gallagher (Chapel Hill, NC), Meg Greene Malvasi (Charlotte, NC), Bev Haring (Longmont, CO), Howard Harris (Denver, CO), Gwen Hatchette (Ft. Collins, CO); Linda Hatfield (Omaha, NE), Marlene Herrera (Miami, FL), Susan Lucas (Birmingham, MI), Rosanna Lyons (Brisbane, CA), Lynn Mayes (Big Canoe, GA), Megan McGaffigan (Vancouver, WA), Heidi Ochis (Lousiville, CO), Rose Anne Ost (Colorado Springs, CO), Craig Rademacher (Corvallis, OR), Elizabeth Rouland (Loveland, CO), Ann Sheltz (Louisville, KY), Jauneth Skinner (Jacksonville, AL), Ravay Snow (Littleton, CO) , Chelsea Weaver (Commerce, TX), Cody Winiecki (Loveland, CO) Robbin Wood (Lakewood, CO) and Carol Worthington-Levy (San Jose, CA).

Niza Knoll Gallery
915 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
303.953.1789
http://www.nizaknollgallery.com

 



Juror Jessica Fowler is the Creative Director at Artwork Network in Denver, CO. She has a BA in Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Colorado, where she graduated Portfolio Par Excellence (Best Portfolio). Although she has worked in many artistic mediums, her media of choice is digital, mostly for the endless supply of free materials and the gratifying "undo" button. Among her accomplishments is a feature in Lucky Magazine's Gift Guide for Art Snobs, where the funky digital painting of her cat stole the show. Her best friend is a Cockerspaniel/Shih Tzu mix named Isabelle, who was featured in a dog food commercial, but has retired from the spotlight to enjoy her pastime of barking at neighborhood children on skateboards.

Amy Norton is the owner of The Creative Angle Marketing and Communications where she has worked promoting artists, galleries and other small businesses for over 10 years. After receiving her BA from CU Boulder she earned an Associate Degree in Photography from the Art Institute of Colorado where she received an Award of Excellence for her Commercial Architectural Photography Portfolio. She recently curated the Anti-Defamation League's 2016 Art Exhibit and Silent Auction Fundraiser. Amy has lived-with and looked after a gamut of dogs breeds that have served as wonderful work companions including a pair of St. Bernards (Whiskey and Macallen), a two-pack of Pugs (Franklin and Maya), as well as her current roommate and work buddy, a 2-year old Cava-poo named Charlie.

Niza Knoll’s dog friends frequented her namesake gallery during their lifetime’s, with the most recent being Max who’s likeness is featured on the exhibit promotions.

Niza Knoll Gallery, celebrating its eighth year, specializes in intriguing conceptual exhibits. The gallery, located at 915 Santa Fe Drive in Denver's Art District on Santa Fe, hosts first and third Friday events, monthly salons, private concerts and guest speakers. Past exhibits have included unusual artist pairings, outsider art, collaborative work, thought provoking thematic exhibits of artists using non- traditional media. Regular gallery hours are Wednesday-Friday 1-5 pm, Saturday 1-4, First and Third Friday 4-8 pm. The Mix Co-op in the back of the gallery is also open for visitors during regular hours. For more information, visit www.nizaknollgallery.com. The gallery number is 303-953-1789 or email Niza directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the fastest response.

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