Visual Arts

OneWall Wants You -- Yes, You. Submit Your Art Plan by September 14!

You can find art all over town -- not just on gallery walls. In this series, we'll be looking at some of the local artists who serve up their work in coffeehouses and other non-gallery businesses around town.

Blake Adams wants to democratize the viewing, understanding and appreciation of art -- and in the process, perhaps raise Denver's collective artistic IQ. That's why, last spring, after years of research and planning, he launched OneWall, a public mural program that makes art accessible while beautifying blank building walls with temporary displays that might, someday, evolve into a humongous open-air gallery. "A few other cities have put together thoughtful, sustainable mural programs," Blake says, pointing to La Jolla and Philadelphia. "I felt like Denver needed that, too." In fact, he feels that his project has the potential to eventually be a tourist attraction for this ever-growing town.

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Jamie Siebrase is a Denver-based freelance writer, and author of the forthcoming Falcon Guide Hiking Wth Kids, Colorado: 52 Great Hikes for Families.
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