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Aaron Morgan Brown

September 14th, 2019

A KS native, Aaron Morgan Brown has long standing ties to CO and is a part-time resident. He earned his BFA from the University of Kansas and MFA from Syracuse University. Awards include a grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. He has been involved with a few artist residencies, most recently in Paonia, CO and Taos, NM.     AMB’s paintings are views of an alternate, interior world, informed by observation and imagination. Personal mythologies, musings, and conundrums are woven together with impressions of the world at large, carefully composed to form oblique narratives, and... Read More

Melissa Furness and Ashley Eliza Williams at K Contemporary

September 14th, 2019

Despite its relatively recent arrival to the Denver art scene, K Contemporary has already established itself as one of the city’s premier galleries. Conveniently located in historic LoDo, they host a wide variety of contemporary art from local, national, and international names. The spacious, lofty gallery provides the perfect setting for art enthusiasts to spend an afternoon. Their latest exhibitions from Ashley Eliza Williams and Melissa Furness are especially intriguing and push the boundaries of traditional oil painting. Williams’ latest solo exhibition is titled, Communication... Read More

Robert Bell

September 7th, 2019

Born in Japan and raised in Colorado, Rob grew up sketching and painting people in native landscapes. His parents’ eastern influence fueled his passion for art and culture, a foundation he continues to draw upon daily. Rob attended Colorado State University for a bachelor degree in Graphic Design and then the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston for graduate studies in studio arts. Upon returning to Denver in 2007 he promptly began expressing himself through abstract painting. Around 2014, he started exhibiting his most current abstract figure work using all of his past experience in drawing,... Read More

Giuda and MF Ruckus at The Bluebird

September 7th, 2019

The Bluebird Theater is an East Colfax classic and a favorite of anyone who knows how to have a good time. They bring in a wide variety of local and touring bands with live shows almost every night of the week. I thought they might book some more mellow artists to recover from last weekend’s Hex Fest, but I was wrong. They’ve announced a show next Saturday that you should already be getting stoked for: September 14th, The Bluebird welcomes Giuda and MF Ruckus. Rome is an ancient city known worldwide as a mecca for art, knowledge, architecture, and a pivot point for all of western civilization.... Read More

Aleece Henman

August 31st, 2019

Aleece Henman is a Denver raised artist, designer, and poet. She’s always had a vivid imagination and enjoyed expressing herself through many different mediums. Her mother recognized her talent at a young age and nurtured her creative spirit by crafting at home as well as exploring additional arts and crafts classes and activities. She holds a BS in Visual Communications from Westwood College. For the past few years she’s been living her dream, showing her art in local galleries. Her work is currently on display at Spectra and Mad Alchemist Tattoo Shop in Aurora. Henman’s portraiture... Read More

Denver Hex Fest

August 31st, 2019

Hex Fest is Denver’s largest metal festival of the summer. September 6th and 7th, the musical onslaught hits Lost Lake Lounge, The Bluebird, and Goosetown Tavern. The massive lineup includes 30 brutal bands, plus tons of food, drinks, merch, and even artists on hand giving out free hex tattoos. You read that right: free tattoos. Hex Fest is way too big for one venue, so they’re going with a three-pronged approach. Lost Lake Lounge, The Bluebird, and Goosetown Tavern will split the bands ten apiece over the two days. Needless to say, this event brings in bands from all corners of the... Read More

Jane Christie

August 24th, 2019

Jane Christie has been an active artist practically all of her life. She studied art at the Atlanta High Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Denver Art Museum and Art Students League of Denver. Jane has taught workshops at Saks Galleries, Foothills Art Center, Center for the Arts Evergreen and for Pastel Society of Colorado. Jane’s paintings not only reflect her love of nature, but her love of color, light, and the impressionistic style. Her goal is to share her artistic passion and love of art through the paintings she creates. Jane enjoys painting plein air and painting in her studio. Artist... Read More

Hellgrammites at Larimer Lounge

August 24th, 2019

Larimer Lounge is the place to be next Thursday night. They’re kicking the weekend off a day early with a show worth canceling your previous plans for. Anniversary dinner on your calendar? Bring your better half to the show. Aunt Karen’s birthday? There’s always next year. Job interview in the morning? Reschedule, they like it when you play hard to get. Whatever the case, I’ll see you there at 8. Headlining are Denver’s own Hellgrammites. The family-based band has spent the last 15 years perfecting a sound that dodges genres, blending elements of punk, hardcore, indie,... Read More

Annamarie Mead

August 18th, 2019

Annamarie is a native West Virginian who has made Colorado her home for over 40 years. She is an award-winning artist living in Genesee. Annamarie’s work can be seen in shows around Colorado. She is the president of the Evergreen Artists Association and is collected nationally. As a lifelong creator, Annamarie has always had her head in the clouds while she walked in nature, being guided by a force beyond herself. Abstract art became her way of expressing nature through the light and beauty she saw and felt everywhere. Annamarie approaches her canvases with intuitive marks and gestures full of... Read More

Organic Subtleties

August 17th, 2019

Walker Fine Art is a lofty gallery in LoDo specializing in contemporary fine art. Their exhibitions feature works from a wide variety of local and nationally recognized artists. Their latest exhibition has just been announced: Organic Subtleties premiers September 6th and showcases the work of six phenomenal artists from around the country. The natural world is bursting with infinite colors, shapes, and shadows, in a fluid progression through time. The selected artists study, dissect, and dissemble these subtleties, intensifying some aspects that may go unnoticed by the average passerby. Subtlety... Read More