In July, as artist Eric Shumake was preparing for the opening of his first official exhibit -- "Charnival," part of the current Merge group show at Plus Gallery -- he was simultaneously accepted into the Vermont Studios Masters Program. As a result, Shumake was unable to attend the opening night of ... More >>
Plus Gallery's Ivar Zeile was all ready to take a break in August, but instead, chance brought together a special end-of-summer show at Plus. Merge is something of an anomaly for the gallery: an exhibition of small, affordable works by three very different emerging artists -- New Zealander Shannon N ... More >>
When it comes to art and bicycles, Ivar Zeile knows how to keep the wheels turning. The owner of Plus Gallery, Zeile -- who was in charge of curating last year's inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge bike art installation -- is taking the project for another spin, as Colorado again plays host to the i ... More >>
Ivar Zeile Bill can see clearly now. Or not.
Bill Amundson, once a local character and still the inimitable creator of what might be the densest work on the planet, took off last year for his home state of Wisconsin. But he's back for a visit, and what might be the show of his lifetime (at le ... More >>
Coat-of-arms wheels: The hippest thing since colorway?It's the most grueling professional bike race ever held on American soil. Beginning in Colorado Springs, winding up along treacherous passes through Gunnison, Avon, Aspen, Vail and eventually to the State Capitol in Denver, the USA Pro Cyc ... More >>
It was a lovely, cool evening on Friday night, as the sun went down and people began to gather in the shadow of the Spire at 14th and Champa streets in the Denver Theatre District. The second night of Create Denver Week 2011 held the promise of what would perhaps be its most ambitious display ... More >>
Win WearAt Plus Gallery last night, art lovers sat silently together in the dark, waiting for the next 16mm projected film to surprise and astonish. It was the ideal venue for the third Win Wear showcase, Into the Avant-Garde: Landscapes, with an intimate atmosphere and a large white wall to ... More >>