Susan Froyd is a Denver native who studied English, Art and finally Journalism at Metro State University, and also managed movie theaters and sold art supplies before landing at Westword in 1992. Decades later, she still feels privileged to serve the vibrant artists in all disciplines who make our town a more engaging place to live.
16 hours ago | Arts and Culture
Denver’s techno-marching band Itchy-O has decided to honor filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky on his 89th birthday with a shower of handmade tarot cards depicting his numerical birth card, The Emperor. Here's how you can pitch in.
19 hours ago | Art
Artists Jonathan Saiz and Wes Magyar are exploring the new frontier of direct-marketing for artists with 7000 Reasons, a collaborative portrait-painting project designed not only to be a money-maker, but to also just make people happy.
2 days ago | 100 Colorado Creatives
Have paintbrush, will travel — over his career, Kevin Sloan moved around. A lot. But for now, he’s settled in Denver, spinning elegant canvases drenched in allegory and magical popsurrealism, many of them based in a natural world changed by human...
6 days ago | 100 Colorado Creatives
Native Denverite Josiah Lee Lopez, aka the muralist ZEPOL, grew up on the streets and and in the back alleys, with roots as a talented graffiti writer whose work — still executed on walls, though now more often with permission — has evolved with t...
7 days ago | Art
January gallery openings continue to go full-bore as venues wake up after the holiday season. This month is swarming with new shows on every level in Denver, but you can also welcome — and play with — a new interactive public-art sculpture in the ...
9 days ago | 100 Colorado Creatives
Painter Craig Marshall Smith was born in Flint, Michigan during the Truman administration. He attended UCLA, and then taught drawing at three universities in three states for over thirty years. His opinion columns appear in a number of metro-Denve...