Art

Art Attack: Eight Ways to See Great Art in Denver This Weekend

Susan Oehme's  "All Our Lost Souls" is made up of over 300 pieces of recycled materials coated in various colors, printed on paper, dried and hung for the 20-x-25-foot installation at Space Gallery.
Susan Oehme's "All Our Lost Souls" is made up of over 300 pieces of recycled materials coated in various colors, printed on paper, dried and hung for the 20-x-25-foot installation at Space Gallery. Susan Oehme, Space Gallery
There's plenty action of the co-op front this weekend, with all kinds of anniversaries being celebrated by Space Gallery on Santa Fe Drive (don’t miss Susan Oehme’s wall and hanging-glass installations at the main gallery), and happenings at Next Gallery in Lakewood.

Any time is a good time to view art; here's what's on walls around town.
click to enlarge Rochelle Johnson's artwork inhabits the LMP PDA vitrine window at Lane Meyer Projects - ROCHELLE JOHNSON
Rochelle Johnson's artwork inhabits the LMP PDA vitrine window at Lane Meyer Projects
Rochelle Johnson
Rochelle Johnson, Release
LMP PDA, Lane Meyer Projects, 2528 Walnut Street
Through May 2, 24 hours a day

Painter Rochelle Johnson is the current artist displaying work in the Lane Meyer Projects outdoor window box, just another in a long line of exhibitions over the past year for the member of RedLine’s newest crop of residents. Johnson is so happy to be there that she’s donating 5 percent of sales from the display to the nonprofit arts center. Go have a look, any old time.
click to enlarge A print comes to life at Oehme Graphics. - COURTESY OF SUSAN HOVER OEHME
A print comes to life at Oehme Graphics.
Courtesy of Susan Hover Oehme
Oehme Graphics Ten-Year Anniversary
Space Annex, 95 South Cherokee Street
Through June 5
It’s master printmaker Susan Oehme’s time to shine as she celebrates the tenth anniversary of her studio in Steamboat Springs with two separate shows mounted under the wing of Space Gallery. This one is a retrospective at the Space Annex of print works by Oehme and 45 artists who’ve utilized her skills and studio over the past decade.
click to enlarge Abstract painter Kelton Osborn shows his frenetic side during a pop-up at Michael Warren Contemporary. - KELTON OSBORN, MICHAEL WARREN CONTEMPORARY
Abstract painter Kelton Osborn shows his frenetic side during a pop-up at Michael Warren Contemporary.
Kelton Osborn, Michael Warren Contemporary
Kelton Osborn pop-up, Frenetic
Michael Warren Contemporary, 760 Santa Fe Drive
Through April 24

Michael Warren Gallery artist Kelton Osborn is showing off abstract work created during the pandemic for this six-day pop-up that ends Saturday.

click to enlarge Pat Aaron, “Nothing but Blue Skies,” 2021, encaustic and mixed media on panel. - PAT AARON, SPACE GALLERY
Pat Aaron, “Nothing but Blue Skies,” 2021, encaustic and mixed media on panel.
Pat Aaron, Space Gallery
Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition:
Patricia Aaron, Mile Markers
Sue Oehme, Future Nostalgia
Jeff Glode Wise, Evidence of Unlikely Events
Space Gallery, 400 Santa Fe Drive
Through June 5
Opening Reception: Friday, April 23, 6 to 9 p.m.
RSVP online in advance for timed-entry slots at the reception

Susan Oehme isn’t the only one celebrating an anniversary with Space Gallery this spring. The gallery itself, guided by curator Michael Burnett, is toasting twenty years in the art biz with shows by sought-after abstract painter Patricia Aaron, kinetic sculptor Jeff Glode Wise and Oehme, who contributes incredible color-splashed arrangements of individual elements in wall and window installations.
CENTER FOR THE ARTS EVERGREEN
Center for the Arts Evergreen
Gail Folwell and Will Day, It’s Personal
Center for the Arts Evergreen, 31880 Rocky Village Drive, Evergreen
April 23 through May 22
Opening Reception: Friday, April 23, 4 to 7 p.m. (RSVP online for a limited-space live Q&A with the artists at 6 p.m., or watch it on Zoom.)

In Evergreen, large-scale abstractionist Will Day and sculptor Gail Folwell, friends and studio neighbors at Boulder’s Black Lab Sports collaborative, find common ground in a show that artfully juxtaposes their respective media and common themes.
click to enlarge Cranes swing from a branch in Terra's Marks's show Daydreams at Next Gallery. - TERRA MARKS
Cranes swing from a branch in Terra's Marks's show Daydreams at Next Gallery.
Terra Marks
Terra Marks, Daydreams
Betsy $B Rudolph, Glued
Wanderlust, in the Community Gallery
Next Gallery, Art Hub, 6851 West Colfax Avenue, Lakewood
Through May 9 (Wanderlust continues through May 30)
Plantstravaganza pop-up: Saturday, April 24, noon to 5 p.m.; RSVP at Eventbrite

Spring is popping at Next Gallery with member shows by Terra Marks and Betsy Rudolph, a group show called Wanderlust — the very thing we’re all feeling after a year of being locked up — and this Saturday, a collaborative Plantstravaganza pop-up hosted by Marks and Rudolph. Marks’s show, a sweet contemplation filled with origami cranes, is her first gallery exhibition, while Rudolph gets weird with her collage work; for the pop-up, Marks shares special seed mixes packaged in reclaimed book pages, and newly propagated house plants in repurposed containers, while Rudolph’s contribution is a spread of plant prints: so easy to care for!
click to enlarge Luis Tamani, “Olivia.” - LUIS TAMANI
Luis Tamani, “Olivia.”
Luis Tamani
Meeting With the Goddess
Artemesia Galerie, 836 Santa Fe Drive
Through July 18
Opening Reception: Friday, April 23, 4 to 10 p.m.

Artemesia continues with its inclination for nudes and fantasy in Meeting With the Goddess, a big group show that focuses on female archetypes and beautiful bodies.

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