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Valkarie Gallery opens tomorrow -- just in time for Denver Arts Week

Valkarie Art Gallery and Studio is opening in Belmar this weekend, just in time for Denver Arts Week. It's the brainchild of Frank Farrar, Valerie Savarie and Karrie York, all veterans of the Denver art scene who will be showing their work in Valkarie's initial exhibit, which also features ten guest artists. The Belmar space sort of fell into their laps, Valkarie's founders say, and they knew they had to take a chance on it. The result is not only a gallery, but a studio space for the trio as well. In advance of tomorrow's opening, Westword spoke with all three of the artists, discussing everything from Norse mythology to what it's like to transition from artist to gallery owner.

See also: Five ways to kick off Denver Arts Week

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Alex Brown is a freelance writer from Denver, Colorado. You can find him around town falling off his skateboard, eating burritos and petting dogs.
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