“My one big mission in life is to educate people about how fun it is to buy and collect art and how easy it is,” she explains. “I just want to let people know that if you collect art, your home will be freaking over-the-top amazing, and you don’t have to spend a lot of money. There’s stuff in my part of the exhibit that I only paid 75 bucks for, and some of them are my favorite pieces.” And she’ll be in lofty company in this all-inclusive exhibition, which also features works from local museum and corporation collections.
Designed not only to show off work that might not otherwise be seen by many eyes, but also to encourage art-lovers to take a chance on collecting, Collect opens tonight with a 6 p.m. reception and runs daily through March 30 at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, 6901 Wadsworth Boulevard in Arvada; admission is free. For more information, visit arvadacenter.org or call 720-898-7200.
Thu., Jan. 23, 6 p.m.; Jan. 23-March 30, 2014