Artists really grok the culture of Facebook better than anyone else: Like a blank canvas waiting for paint and inspiration, the social media outlet is just another empty slate -- and it's up to each artist to fill it with pictures. A lot of those pictures end up being images of the artists themselve ... More >>
Ray Tollison and his twin twelve-year-olds, Ben and Sam, are men who make monsters. That's right: Together, the handy trio created their own monster-making company, A Monster to Love. They stitch together each adorable stuffed creature by hand, and the twin theme carries over into the charitable sid ... More >>
#79: Good Thieves Press
The grassroots of any art community? That's easy. Artist cooperatives and the newer model of studio communities like Wazee Union provide both a supportive camaraderie for artists just starting out and a launching pad for adventurous and creative ideas that might fall outside ... More >>
Before I Die, an art installation that encourages people to create a communal bucket list, has been standing in the northwest corner of Civic Center Park since January -- and yesterday, Candy Chang, its creator, came for a visit.
The New Orleans artist first conceived of Before I Die after she lo ... More >>
#81: Terri Bell
Terri Bell has been busy in 2013, changing hats constantly as an artist, photographer, curator and gallerist. But that's all part of being Terri Bell, whose middle name could easily be "Industry." This month alone, she's participated in Month of Photography 2013 in just about every ... More >>
Art of the State, which opens tonight at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, is an ambitious attempt to present the full scope of Colorado artists working in every medium and genre. Put together by Arvada Center gallery director Collin Parson and jurist Dean Sobel of the Clyfford Still Mu ... More >>
The quintet of new exhibits now up at Core New Art Space veer a bit from the usual Core show construction: Four Core members, all friends and neighbors in the Fresh Art Studios located in the hallways behind the gallery, will share the main gallery that's usually devoted to just two artists, and the ... More >>
Tonight, photographer Terri Bell opens her tbellphotographic studio & gallery up to a group of seventeen Colorado artists she met, quite by chance, after issuing an open call and inviting Mark Sink to serve as juror for a show celebrating "the art of being in the right place at the right time" and c ... More >>
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 >>
Summertime and the living is easy...not. Here are five ways for local artists to stay busy during the dog days. Because -- wink, wink -- we know you're all lying around the pool sipping lemonade all summer long.