Terri Bell

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    July 31, 2014

    Photos: The Heads of Hydra couple up for an intimate exhibition at Carmen Wiedenhoeft

    Lovers are already collaborators in life, but what happens when they collaborate as artists? Some would say that a deeper understanding comes into play under the circumstance, that couples creativity is different, perhaps more intimate, and rooted in unspoken simpatico. That's what Lovers Collaborat ... More >>

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    December 11, 2013

    Photos: A look back at the faces of Westword's 100 Colorado Creatives interviews

    The current 100 Colorado Creatives series launched a year ago in anticipation of this year's Artopia and the announcement of Westword's 2014 class of MasterMinds. As we move into the lower half of the 100, here's a smidgen of our slide show celebrating the first fifty interviewees. See also: Meet ... More >>

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    September 19, 2013

    100 Colorado Creatives: Alicia Bailey

    #45: Alicia Bailey Alicia Bailey is an exacting artist who works in -- but isn't limited to -- the book arts, which are the original focus of her Abecedarian Gallery in Denver's Art District on Santa Fe. Creator and curator, Bailey displays a rare attention to detail, difficult processes and the in ... More >>

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    May 24, 2013

    More Facebook portraits of artists: A local treasury, part two

    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 >>

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    May 3, 2013

    Photos: Find your own Monster to Love at tonight's Monster Makers auction

    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 >>

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    April 11, 2013

    100 Colorado Creatives: Good Thieves Press

    #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 >>

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    April 5, 2013

    Before I Die creator Candy Chang visits the Denver version of her piece

    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 >>

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    March 26, 2013

    100 Colorado Creatives: Terri Bell, artist/gallerist at tbellphotographic

    #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 >>

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    January 24, 2013

    Photos: The Arvada Center unveils Art of the State tonight

    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 >>

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    August 24, 2012

    Teamwork entwines five solo shows at Core New Art Space

    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 >>

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    March 8, 2012
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    March 2, 2012

    Terri Bell, Mark Sink present Chance: A Photography Show

    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 >>

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    November 24, 2011
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    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 >>

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    September 1, 2011
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    July 19, 2011

    Five local calls for entry: Don't just stand there, do something!

    ​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.