Visual Arts

Studio Shots: Wazee Union

How do you get kickstarted when you're a young artist, right out of art school with nothing lining your pockets but a smudge of paint and a fierce desire to put your talent on the map? For some lucky emerging artists in Denver, it all starts with a good studio space, and close to 100 of them, interspersed with a few fashion designers, screenprinting operations, creative entrepreneurs and even a milliner, have found one at Wazee Union, a unique RiNo neighborhood space that nudges the railroad tracks off Brighton Boulevard and features 48 units renting for anywhere from $200 to $1,000 per month, all sectioned off within the warehouse's nearly 20,000 square feet.
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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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