The instructors at the Art Students League of Denver practice what they teach, as evidenced by Revisiting: Celebrating 10 Years of the Visiting Artist Series at ASLD, a special exhibit opening this weekend. Offering art classes for every medium, the 25-year-old ASLD is a community-centric, non-prof ... 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 >>
When Sarah Fox began Fox Art School in 2010, she wanted to fill what she saw as a hole in the arts community. "I have a background in art education and I was really missing it," says Fox, who at that point had taken some time off from teaching art -- which she had been doing in Colorado and Oklahoma ... More >>
Tonight the Colorado Photographic Arts Center will be all lit up inside and out for the opening of Phos: Light Today, a splendid Month of Photography show that deals with the role of light in photography and multimedia art. But in the coming months, CPAC will be winding down in anticipation of a mov ... More >>
There's a lot to love here: The teachers and students of the Clear Creek Academy of Jewelry and Metal Arts will be showing and selling handcrafted pieces as part of the Navajo Street Art District's First Friday gathering. Through classes at the school, beginning to advanced jewelry-makers have had a ... More >>
For Now Showing, our fall arts guide inserted in the September 27 issue of Westword, we asked dozens of luminaries on the local arts scene -- including winners of the Westword MasterMind awards -- to take a survey about the state of the arts. We published many of the responses in Now Showing, but an ... More >>
Stan Yan always had a fascination with comics. Even before he understood what they really were, he would draw stick figures in frames. And since then, he's been a bit obsessed. "All of the stories I think up in my head are in comic form," he says. Yan recently took a break from dreaming up graphic ... More >>
Hamilton was once quoted as saying, "I can last all night."Sure, you still need to find a Christmas present or holiday gift for your dad that isn't somehow related to golf, but maybe if you hit up some awesome DJ nights, the Candy Cane Festival or any other event this weekend you'll have a cr ... More >>
Art is expensive. Between the paint and the clay and the canvasses and the brushes -- to say nothing of the time it takes to create art -- it's no wonder artists are starving. Then again, perhaps the suffering builds character. But that doesn't mean that artists and aspiring artists shouldn't ... More >>
Here comes the weekend, kids, so pray for more sunshine and fewer thunderstorms, because there's just a lot to do. To begin with, you can check out Westword's events search page for a bounty of weekend recommendations. But -- what the heck -- here are a few more. Tonight from 5 to 9 p.m., the gal ... More >>
Learn at the feet of a mixed-media master.
I clearly remember what kinds of pictures we drew when I was a kid: battles with tiny bullets and daggers flying everywhere, helicopters, horses (me), fairies, juvenile political cartoons and everyone's reckoning of what a superhero, usualy caped, should be and look like, beyond that he or she shoul ... More >>
Leave it to the Arts Students League of Denver to look on the bright side.
Different artists take different perspectives from the same subject.
The Art Students League of Denver raises its voice.
Connect with an interactive work of art.
The Art Students League's summer market is back.
Give these creative classmates extra credit -- and Experience the Movement
Curious gets a chance to stage a hometown playwright’s take on Van Gogh.
Swallow Hill offers the finest in folk
How I Learned to Love Kimchi
Paint Our Town offers a variety of Denver perspectives
The art of the mural is alive and well in Denver.
A sense of adventure powers Ann Cunningham’s tactile fairy tales.
Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.
As nonprofits fight for SCFD funds, some arts groups could be sqeezed out of the picture.
Three photography shows feature very different styles.
November 12 - 18, 1998