Visual Arts

Thomas Weeks Strikes a Balance Between Humor and Depth With Pop-Culture Oils

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.

Thomas Weeks's original plan after graduating from Metropolitan State University of Denver was to go into graphic design. But the best-laid schemes often go awry. "The market was really saturated at the time," Weeks recalls. Since painting had always been his passion, at the urging of his wife he took a day job with the U.S. Postal Service so that he would have the freedom to create art on his own terms.

See also: Suzanne Sigona Found a Second Career as an Artist After Moving to Colorado

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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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