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Rhinoceropolis

January 19th, 2019

Take a second to examine your computer. If you happen to notice a slight heat coming from the screen, fear not. It’s merely a byproduct of the sheer joy and excitement emanating from the topic of this article. The entire city has been anxiously awaiting the final fate of our beloved DIY venues and THE VERDICT IS IN! Well, somewhat. On a couple of them at least. I could not be more ecstatic to announce that Denver’s premier venue for underground shows of all kinds, Rhinoceropolis, is reopening! In a recent Westword interview, operator John Golter said that he’s just putting the... Read More

Clayton Lane Fine Arts

January 12th, 2019
La Nature en Silence, Andre Desjardins

Clayton Lane Fine Art is a gallery in Cherry Creek that prides itself on an expansive collection of works from world-class artists, showing exclusive works and special editions from more than fifty well-established names. They specialize in realism, impressionism, and abstractionism. Their exhibitions cover many types of media including paintings, sculptures of various sizes, and intricate bronzes. Regardless of your art experience, Clayton Lane caters to all levels of art lovers and collectors. Their latest exhibition is a solo show by artist Andre Desjardins. Desjardins is an accomplished artist... Read More

Four Artists to Look for at Visions West Contemporary

January 5th, 2019

Visions West is a contemporary art gallery in the heart of downtown Denver. With a broad artist list that includes names from around the globe, they curate shows that consistently push boundaries. They seek out artists who exhibit exceptional diversity, unique style, and most importantly, passion in their work. They also focus heavily on art that involves nature, and the influence it has on individuals and society as a whole. Their exhibitions span a wide range of media, from sculptures, to dioramas, to oil paintings, and even ornate birdcages. For their first exhibition of the year, Visions West... Read More

Gallery 1261 – Local Denver Art Gallery

December 22nd, 2018
Jakie Says Hello, Vincent Xeus

Just outside Larimer Square, sits Gallery 1261. Located at 1412 Wazee Street, it shares a space with K Contemporary and Abend Gallery, forming a colorful, cultural trifecta. Founder and artist Quang Ho envisioned a venue focused on creativity over marketability. Since 2004 they’ve been a place for artists to showcase their latest conceptions in a wide variety of mediums and styles. The gallery is spacious, with hardwood floors, redbrick walls, and plenty of large windows providing natural lighting. The pieces displayed are mostly paintings and small sculptures. They feature landscapes, portraits,... Read More

Tansey – A Local Contemporary Art Gallery

December 15th, 2018
Wallflower Chandelier, Julie Conway

Tansey is a contemporary art gallery in the heart of LoDo. They offer exquisite pieces by well established artists, demonstrating highly refined techniques. While Tansey displays pieces from a variety of mediums, special emphasis is placed on sculptures. Crafted from glass, ceramic, wood, fiber, and many other mediums, each and every piece is a stunning example of imagination and craftsmanship. Originally located in Santa Fe, Tansey Contemporary is a welcome addition to Denver’s ever-growing art scene. Art in itself is beautiful and engaging, but the setting in which it is viewed is important... Read More

Denver Art Scene: Valkarie Gallery

December 8th, 2018
M'eye Heart Imagines, Lisa Luree

Valkarie Gallery is the brainchild of Valerie Savarie and Karrie York. It was initially imagined as a space to create and show the work of artists like themselves back in 2013. Over the last five years it’s grown into an artist owned and run collective that showcases emerging and established artists from a wide variety of backgrounds. The collective itself includes watercolor artists, jewelers, paper cut artists, book sculptors, graphic designers and photographers. Valkarie has two exhibition spaces, a main gallery and a resident gallery, as well as extra studio space. From December 12th thru... Read More

Denver Local Art Scene – Leon Galley

December 3rd, 2018
Incredulous, Cymon Padilla

Leon Gallery is a fantastic place to be immersed in a sea of creativity. Located in a historic building off of 17th and Park Avenue, they host solo and group exhibitions from incredibly creative, innovative minds. Most galleries operate on commission, but Leon has chosen the non-profit approach. This allows them to incorporate a wider variety of artists with much more freedom of expression. For owners Eric Dallimore and Eric Nord, this is much more than just an exhibition space. It’s a staging area for community involvement and social change. They work to reduce stigmas around social issues,... Read More

SYNC Gallery – Local Denver Art Gallery

November 17th, 2018
Helene Strebel's: "Window Fascade"

The Santa Fe Art District is always buzzing with excitement. The galleries open their doors and release  a cascade of color, culture, and expression into the streets of Denver. It’s the perfect atmosphere for local artists to experiment with new ideas and collaborate with one another. Sync Gallery, at 931 Santa Fe Drive, is a prime example of this. It began as an artist collective nearly a decade ago. Its members sought to create a space where they could be represented while maintaining their freedom of expression. The gallery is divided into two sections. Samples of work from all 20 of the... Read More

K Contemporary – Local Denver Art Gallery

November 10th, 2018
Sarah Winkler, Great American Eclipse

K Contemporary is one of the newest and most active additions to the LoDo art community. Joining Abend and Gallery 1261 to form the 1412 Collective, K Contemporary offers its audiences ground breaking trends from both emerging and established artists. Their artist pool is vast and draws on local and international names to present exciting exhibits on a rotating basis. They also collaborate with many other galleries and organizations to promote local artists. K Contemporary has partnered with the Denver Place exhibition space to engage the people of Denver with the work of local and international... Read More

Denver Arts Weeks – November 2nd-10th

November 3rd, 2018
Denver Arts Week

Once again, the annual Denver Arts Week is upon us with a lengthy list of attractions. More than 300 events are squeezed into nine days from November 2nd-10th. This week(ish) is dedicated to all things artsy. There will be art premiers, comedy, performance art, music, free admission to Denver museums, and much more. This event is as much for the artists as it is for the audience and Denver’s art scene gets to show off everything it has to offer. Festivities begin with First Fridays on November 2nd. The numerous galleries throughout the Santa Fe, Belmar and Tennyson art districts will be offering... Read More