Arts and Culture

Lucky '13: Cortney Lane Stell, RMCAD gallery director and curator

This past year has been tough for many people, and we're eager to kiss 2012 goodbye. In hopes that 2013 will turn out to be much luckier for many, we invited some of the town's cultural tastemakers -- entrepreneurs and entertainers we're lucky to have in Denver -- to answer a trio of questions. We excerpted quotes from these Q&A's in the New Year's Guide inserted in the December 13 issue of Westword, but we'll be featuring the complete interviews in a series of posts through the end of the year. Up next: Cortney Lane Stell.

As the gallery director and curator at the Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Cortney Lane Stell puts together impeccably curated exhibitions throughout the year as well as bringing exciting guests like John Waters to the college through the Visiting Artist, Scholar and Designer Program. Stell is also an independent curator and travels to Switzerland for a month every year to attend European graduate school. We spoke with the always fascinating Stell about her New Year's Eve ritual and the exciting RMCAD programming she has planned for 2013.

See also: - Lucky '13: Michael Trundle, Lipgloss co-founder and resident DJ - Lucky '13: Keith Garcia, programming manager for the Sie FilmCenter - Lucky '13: Sara Century from Night Nurses, Baby Hair, and Ladybug Fest - Photos: RMCAD's Something About the State of Being focuses on the figure

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