Art

Eight Arty Things to Do This Week in Denver

Matt Sesow, “A Tiny Provocation,” acrylic on board.
Matt Sesow, “A Tiny Provocation,” acrylic on board. Access Gallery

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click to enlarge ART STUDENTS LEAGUE OF DENVER
Art Students League of Denver
Border: Both Sides Now
Art Students League of Denver, 200 Grant Street
September 15 through October 13
Opening Reception: 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, September 16
The Art Students League of Denver adds a layer to Biennial ideals with Border: Both Sides Now, a group exhibit blending work by Latin American and Chicano artists commenting on immigration from both sides of the border. Curated by Artnauts founder Dr. Geroge Rivera, whose thing it is to seek out global ideas in art, it’s an exhibit that couldn’t be more current.

Jazmin Malagon, mixed-media collage. - ACCESS GALLERY
Jazmin Malagon, mixed-media collage.
Access Gallery
99 Pieces of Art on the Wall
Access Gallery, 909 Santa Fe Drive
6 to 9 p.m. Friday, September 15
Admission: $9.99
Access Gallery’s annual 99 Pieces of Art on the Wall fundraiser is a collector’s dream and a great play on the meaning of “access” — for the price of the $10 admission, every partier in the room can walk away with a small square foot of art priced between $50 and $250, first come, first served. More than 100 artists, from well-known names to young participants served by the nonprofit, have contributed artwork.

click to enlarge Catch Arna Miller at Crema during Crush. - ARNA MILLER
Catch Arna Miller at Crema during Crush.
Arna Miller
Arna Miller, Tales of Friendly Fellows
Crema Coffeehouse, 2862 Larimer Street
Opening Reception: Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, September 16

Artist Arna Miller brings a menagerie of affordable screenprinted creatures to CREMA, right in the thick of the CRUSH 2017 action, where you can duck in for the best coffee in the world without skipping an art-viewing beat.

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