CORE Collaborative Show

For many years, several of Denver’s best-known co-op galleries have kicked off the new year with big member shows — diverse samplers of the kinds of work that gallery-goers will see at smaller one- or two-person shows scheduled throughout the year. But at Core New Art Space, the January teaser will expand to include outside artists, too, each chosen to participate by a different Core member. This year’s Core Collaborative Show, which opens tonight, will showcase around fifty artists in all, working in every medium and style under the sun.

“It gives extra exposure to artists we know who maybe don’t have that much exposure,” explains Core veteran Bruce Clark. “Plus, when all of us and all of our guests invite our friends, we end up with a huge reception. That means the work is seen by a lot more people, which is good for everyone.”

Core, 900 Santa Fe Drive, will be swarming with artists and art-lovers alike at the reception, which runs from 6 to 9 p.m.; the exhibit, which introduces viewers to what a huge cross-section of local artists will be refining in 2015, will stay up through January 18. Find details at corenewartspace.com.
Fri., Jan. 2, 6-9 p.m.; Thursdays-Sundays. Starts: Jan. 2. Continues through Jan. 18, 2015

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