Art

Ten Things for Art Lovers to Do and See This Weekend in Denver

Kelton Osborn gets a solo at Michael Warren Contemporary.
Kelton Osborn gets a solo at Michael Warren Contemporary. Kelton Osborn, Michael Warren Contemporary
Get ready for an eclectic art weekend bubbling over with talks and workshops, a travel-inspired fashion show, superheroes, cheap art and plenty of opening receptions, if that’s your bag.

click to enlarge Artist Dmitri Obergfell offers art-biz tips at RMCAD. - DMITRI OBERGFELL
Artist Dmitri Obergfell offers art-biz tips at RMCAD.
Dmitri Obergfell
Wayfinding With Dmitri Obergfell
RMCAD Library, Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, 1600 Pierce Street, Lakewood
Thursday, April 18, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Free; RSVP at eventbrite.com

Denver artist and Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design alum Dmitri Obergfell serves as a poster boy for the school’s Wayfinding Series this week, sharing his personal overview on finding success in the art world with current students and anyone else interested in his professional story. If you can’t be there in person, livestream the talk at livestream.com/rmcad.

click to enlarge Meghan Wilbar, “Lucy.” - MEGHAN WILBAR, MICHAEL WARREN CONTEMPORARY
Meghan Wilbar, “Lucy.”
Meghan Wilbar, Michael Warren Contemporary
Kelton Osborn, inaccessible spaces
Meghan Wilbar, The Way of the White Clouds
Michael Warren Contemporary, 760 Santa Fe Drive
April 16 through May 25
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 18, 5 to 8 p.m.

Abstractionists Kelton Osborn and Meghan Wilbar offer a pair of sunny solos at Michael Warren: Osborn works in bright blocks of colors inspired by physical interaction with the canvas and the architecture of the mind, while Wilbar looks at clouds and landscape airily through rose-colored glasses.

click to enlarge MARSHA MACK
Marsha Mack
Marsha Mack, Juice Cleanse
Lane Meyer Projects, 2528 Walnut Street
April 19 through May 20
Opening Reception: Friday, April 19, 6 to 11 p.m.

In January, Marsha Mack did as the Hollywood starlets do, undergoing a spartan three-day juice cleanse in an act of performance. Juice Cleanse the exhibition documents every food Mack craved during the ordeal in an installation of ceramic objects that look good enough to eat.


click to enlarge Go on a desert safari at a mile high at Valkarie Gallery. - STARS OVER DUBAI
Go on a desert safari at a mile high at Valkarie Gallery.
Stars Over Dubai
Stars Over Dubai: An Immersive Fashion Show
Valkarie Gallery, 445 South Saulsbury Street, Lakewood
Friday, April 19, 7 to 9 p.m.

Denverite Emily Fletcher brings the warm winds to Colorado by channeling her travel experience on a desert safari during a visit to Dubai in search of fashion designer, activist and poet Yousuf B. Qureshi. Fletcher focuses on Arabic headwear touched by the sun and stars in a desert reverie.

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