#89: Jean Smith Clay artist Jean Smith Is a familiar face in the co-op community, where she's been building and exhibiting works both joyful and challenging for many years. Her creations range from colorful wall pieces and fanciful shrines to major ceramic installations, often referencing plant for ... More >>
What started simply as a passion led to a career and a way out of a halfway house for Mark Cline, who has become a successful street artist, muralist and chalk artist. It's a profession, he says, that allows him to do exactly what he was born to do. "I am an artist," says Cline. "I am also a music ... More >>
Every generation of hipsters has its hangout, and from 1984 until 1997 in Denver, that place was City Spirit, an eclectic cafe that opened at 1434 Blake Street four years before the Lower Downtown Historic District was formally established, and long before LoDo became the mainstream mainstay it is t ... More >>
At Niza Knoll Gallery on Santa Fe Drive.No one in their right mind would normally try to hit four art walks all in one night, but last Friday wasn't any old First Friday, it was Denver Arts Week's Know Your Arts First Friday and, courtesy of Visit Denver flak Rich Grant, I got to do it in sty ... More >>
Before LoDo was club central and all cleaned up -- in fact, before LoDo was LoDo -- the visionary couple Mickey Zeppelin and Susan Wick opened The City Spirit Café, at 14th and Blake. A serendipitous art-cave and basement bookstore lined with mosaic and bright colors, City Spirit was a place where ... More >>
Best known as a mover and shaker on various city-related committees and boards, Susan Wick -- developer Mickey Zeppelin’s longtime companion -- is also an artist. In this latter role she’s had some real successes, none greater than her solo show at the Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver a few yea ... More >>
The art of last-minute shopping.
Who's in -- and out -- in my fantasy Decades.
Decades of Influence is a home run at the Center for Visual Art.
Curious and the curiouser mingle at a Denver Stories benefit.
Susan Wick turns her surroundings into art.