Colorado Creatives

100 Colorado Creatives: Reflections on an arts journalist's year well-spent

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One potentially negative question -- "What's one art trend you want to see die this year?"  --  managed to elicit some pretty positive answers, like this one from artist Donald Fodness: "I will flip this in a way that implies my answer by focusing on the inverse. I want to see an emergent trend in works that impress; perhaps in skill, scale, innovation, vision or a range of other possibilities. I want to see art that really impacts me, asks me to investigate closely and spend time with it, and that sticks with me. There is no formula to what I find impressive. I can be impressed by simple gestures, ephemeral works or even the raw. It could be minimal and well considered, rough and highly intense, an entire portfolio, or a specific moment within a single piece." Continue reading for more on 100 Colorado Creatives.
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Susan Froyd started writing for Westword as the "Thrills" editor in 1992 and never quite left the fold. These days she still freelances for the paper in addition to walking her dogs, enjoying cheap ethnic food and reading voraciously. Sometimes she writes poetry.
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