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Colorado Photographic Arts Center

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2014

    Photos: Bhutan Refugees Chronicle Their Journey to Colorado

    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 >>

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    May 30, 2014

    Gallery Sketches: Three shows for the weekend of May 30-June 1

    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

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    December 5, 2013
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    November 8, 2013

    James Balog on Chasing Ice, artistic responsibility and fear of helicopters

    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 >>

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    October 3, 2013
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    February 28, 2013

    100 Colorado Creatives: Mario Zoots

    #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 >>

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    October 2, 2012

    Now Showing: Adam Gildar gets straight to the art

    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 >>

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    June 21, 2012
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    June 1, 2012

    Abecedarian Gallery books Katie Taft's Action Figures for the afternoon

    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 >>

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    May 3, 2012

    Photos: Denver celebrates Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Photos: The Search & Destroy opening at MCA, 3/30/12

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    Punk invades MCA this Friday: Steven Wolf on West Coast punk

    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 >>

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    January 19, 2012
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    January 13, 2012

    Photos: Imagery from the brave new iWorld at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Five First Friday photography fetes

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    The Byers-Evans House Gallery picks up where Camera Obscura left off

    "Hal Gould, Mt. Goliath, Colorado", by Loretta Young-Gautier​Hal 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 >>

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    March 24, 2011
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    March 21, 2011

    Tomorrow: Ka-pow! Action Figures to the rescue!

    ​ 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 >>

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    January 20, 2011
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    January 7, 2011

    First Friday: Co-ops celebrate milestones and art is in the air

    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:

  • Culture

    March 13, 2008

    The F-Stop’s Here

    International photographers focus on Denver all month.

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    July 19, 2007

    Sketches

    Brief reviews of current shows

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    July 12, 2007

    Sketches

    Brief reviews of current shows

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    July 5, 2007

    Sketches

    Brief reviews of current shows

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    May 17, 2007
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    February 22, 2007

    Sketches

    Brief reviews of current shows

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    February 15, 2007

    Sketches

    Brief reviews of current shows

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    February 8, 2007

    Sketches

    Brief reviews of current shows

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    February 1, 2007

    Sketches

    Brief reviews of current shows

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    January 25, 2007

    Sketches

    Brief reviews of current shows

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    January 18, 2007

    Reproductive Freedom

    Kick your cabin fever with this quartet of photo shows.

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    June 15, 2006
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    April 20, 2006

    Arts and Sciences

    Pictorial photos at Gallery Roach are not so different from the DPL's archaeological shots.

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    March 30, 2006

    Real and Magical

    Contemporary Western imagery at Robischon, and a fantasyland at Sandy Carson.

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    January 6, 2005

    Psyched Out

    Photo shows at the CVA and CPAC are filled with edgy psychological subject matter.

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    September 16, 2004

    Rotogravure

    The Wohlauer memorial at CPAC provides a prelude to Denver's Month of Photography.

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    September 2, 2004
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    July 15, 2004

    Artbeat

    Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.

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    April 22, 2004

    Artbeat

    Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.

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    April 1, 2004

    Land Minds

    The environment has inspired some of the state's best artists.

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    September 11, 2003

    Indoor Activities

    The 2003-2004 art season has only just begun.

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    February 27, 2003

    That Pioneering Spirit

    CPAC is forty, and groundbreaker Betty Hahn is the guest of honor.

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    January 9, 2003

    Artbeat

    Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.

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    October 10, 2002

    Hocus Focus

    Photo magic is in the air this fall.

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    June 20, 2002

    In Focus

    The DAM takes a fresh look at photography.

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    October 4, 2001

    Artbeat

    Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.

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    June 7, 2001

    It's in the Air

    Exhibits at CPAC and Gallery M illuminate the effects of light in different ways.

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    April 13, 2000

    Hot Shots

    Three photography shows feature very different styles.

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    October 21, 1999

    Scenic Overlook

    Community College of Denver takes an academic look at fine-art photography.

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    December 4, 1997
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