#47: Kara Duncan Through the '90s, Kara Duncan went the art-school route, finally ending up at Cranbrook, where she earned an MFA in ceramics under the tutelage of Tony Hepburn. But in 2004, the artist began a new journey, when construction began on Vertigo Art Space, the gallery she's run since 20 ... More >>
#44: Katie Hoffman A member of both CORE New Art Space and Zip 37 Gallery (for the time being), Denver painter Katie Hoffman is a familiar face on the co-op scene in two arts districts, beloved for her works exploring the subjective and the otherworldly in swatches of pastel and jewel colors. Peopl ... More >>
#45: Alicia Bailey Alicia Bailey is an exacting artist who works in -- but isn't limited to -- the book arts, which are the original focus of her Abecedarian Gallery in Denver's Art District on Santa Fe. Creator and curator, Bailey displays a rare attention to detail, difficult processes and the in ... More >>
Month of Photography 2013 officially begins on March 1, but Alicia Bailey's tiny temple to book-art, Abecedarian Gallery, is getting a head start tonight, when Photo Book Works, an international exhibition of artists' books incorporating photos and photographic processes, opens in conjunction with t ... More >>
It's fitting for the small Abecedarian Gallery to end the year with an exhibition of small-scale art. All the two- and three-dimensional works in the Modest in Scale show are twelve inches or smaller in every dimension. "It's a great show to have right before Christmas because people are out looking ... More >>
Looking to start a new chapter? Head to Alicia Bailey's Abecedarian Gallery, a tiny, meticulously curated book-art gallery on Santa Fe Drive, for the last day of the Artists Book Cornucopia III exhibition. And it's going out in style, with a special edition of Westword MasterMind Katie Taft's Action ... More >>
Penney Bidwell's great-grandmother, Viola the tattooed lady. The story behind the group show Carnivalesque, on view at the Niza Knoll Gallery since September, isn't always bright and happy, as organizer and participant Penney Bidwell knows all too well. She comes from a family of carnies that ... More >>
The Big Draw: magnetic attraction. There is really no way to forget 9/11 on its tenth anniversary, but there are ways to acknowledge it and maybe move on, some small act that we can do. What remains important is people -- people communing with other people, shoulder-to-shoulder, possibly in ... More >>
Susan Collard, "Great Cities." Books, says Alicia Bailey of Abecedarian Gallery, are by nature interactive, so it's ironic that the often delicate handmade books she usually exhibits can't be handled too much. But when the two small shows Interactive Artifact and Music Bo(o)x open tonight wit ... More >>
Abecedarian puts artist books on display.
John Commons collaboration with the Abecedarian Gallery brings uncommon results.
Matt Feeney and Harrison Nealey have a new way for artists to stick it to the city.
Visionary female artists step from the shadows at the CVA
Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.
A new installation at Edge ties family threads together.