A photography exhibit opening this weekend offers rare glimpses of an arduous journey: The long road taken by displaced people from Bhutan, many of whom have spent years in refugee camps awaiting resettlement opportunities, to strange new worlds -- like Aurora, Colorado. The images were taken by you ... More >>
There are openings all over town this weekend, and the art will transport you right out of this world. Here are just three of the artistic displays worth seeing this weekend... See also: Denver Chalk Art Festival
Boulder-based photographer James Balog is an adventurer with a camera and a conscience who burst in the public eye last year with the release of Chasing Ice, a film about Balog's ongoing project to document the slow melting of arctic glaciers brought on by global warming. He's been around the world, ... More >>
#87: Mario Zoots Mario Zoots is something of a phenomenon in the local world of emerging artists: A DIY Renaissance man and University of Denver MFA candidate, he dabbles in music with his band Modern Witch, digital collage online and video work-out in the world at large. This is a potent combinati ... 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 >>
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 >>
If you noticed that Sunday's weather was particularly welcoming, you were not alone. But you probably didn't appreciate it quite as much as the fifty people wandering around the grounds of the Zang Mansion. For the first time, the sun smiled on Denver's celebration of Worldwide Pinhole Photography D ... More >>
The West Coast punks are pogoing into town this spring at MCA Denver, Gildar Gallery, the Colorado Photographic Arts Center and other locations, for a series of shows falling under the aegis of Search & Destroy. So-named for the San Francisco 'zine or the '70s), the ring of satellite shows came to r ... More >>
The West Coast punks are pogoing into town this spring at MCA Denver, Gildar Gallery, the Colorado Photographic Arts Center and other locations, for a series of shows falling under the aegis of Search & Destroy. So-named for the San Francisco 'zine or the '70s), the ring of satellite shows will come ... More >>
Charles Ludeke: "Untitled4."The point of iWorld, which opened this week at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center, is pretty much contained in the title: We do live in an iWorld of our own making, and it's changing the face of the photographic image with its new level of immediacy -- instant g ... More >>
Norman Broomhall Tonight's First Friday? It's off the clock. Galleries all over town are spilling over with shows worth celebrating in Denver Arts Week style. But it also marks what might be the best collection of photography shows and events to come out at once since last March's Month of Ph ... More >>
"Hal Gould, Mt. Goliath, Colorado", by Loretta Young-GautierHal Gould has done a lot in his 91 years. And when we say "a lot," we mean, like, a ridiculous amount. For starters, he's an accomplished fine-art photographer in his own right; he was one of the first wave of photographers to see th ... More >>
Some years ago, Denver artist (and Westword MasterMind, class of 2007) Katie Taft instigated and curated the Self Made salon series at Mario's Double Daughters Salotto, wherein artists gave informal talks and networking and discussion ensued over food and drink. Financial realities and life ... More >>
Mark Penner Howell, "Broadcast," Acrylic and India ink on canvas. There's no time like the present. It's time to get gallery-hopping, and the first First Friday of the year has plenty to offer. Such as:
International photographers focus on Denver all month.
Kick your cabin fever with this quartet of photo shows.
Pictorial photos at Gallery Roach are not so different from the DPL's archaeological shots.
Contemporary Western imagery at Robischon, and a fantasyland at Sandy Carson.
Photo shows at the CVA and CPAC are filled with edgy psychological subject matter.
The Wohlauer memorial at CPAC provides a prelude to Denver's Month of Photography.
The environment has inspired some of the state's best artists.
The 2003-2004 art season has only just begun.
CPAC is forty, and groundbreaker Betty Hahn is the guest of honor.
Photo magic is in the air this fall.
The DAM takes a fresh look at photography.
Exhibits at CPAC and Gallery M illuminate the effects of light in different ways.
Three photography shows feature very different styles.
Community College of Denver takes an academic look at fine-art photography.