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Gabrielle Shannon

November 16th, 2019

Gabrielle Shannon was fortunate to have grown up in New York in a very artistic environment. She started her early art training at The Art Students’ League in New York, followed by Grove Arts in California and SVA in New York. In 1994, she co-founded Urban Desires, the first online art and culture magazine. Urban Desires was widely acclaimed worldwide and allowed her to explore and influence art in its many forms. During this time, Shannon exhibited and curated at New York galleries including The Elga Wimmer Gallery, Thompson Street Gallery, and The Manhattan Children’s Museum. She... Read More

Wasteland Hop, The Dollhouse Thieves, and Solsatellite at Lost Lake Lounge

November 16th, 2019

Lost Lake Lounge is a laid back, no frills bar on the beautiful and historic East Colfax Avenue. It’s a local favorite for good reason, and an awesome place to get a drink or see some live music. They host a variety of local and touring acts from pretty much every genre except karaoke. Next Friday, the 22nd, Lost Lake welcomes Wasteland Hop, The Dollhouse Thieves, and Solsatellite. All of these bands are made up of genre bending pioneers, bearded poets turned rappers, and musical magicians that play all of the instruments in Rockley’s and some of the ones they have to special order... Read More

Kristina Davies

November 9th, 2019

A Colorado native, Kristina studied art at the University of Colorado, Boulder, graduating with a BA in sociology. She went on to study art in the MFA program at San Diego State before eventually opting to focus on earning her education degree and K-12 teaching certificate, pursuing a career in education. She earned her master of education degree in integrating teaching through the arts from Lesley University, which combined her two passions, art and education. Working as an educator for 25 years in the Cherry Creek School District, Kristina brought art into her classroom daily, as she firmly... Read More

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong at The Ogden

November 9th, 2019

The Ogden has announced another fire lineup next weekend guaranteed to get you your funk fix. Pigeons Playing Ping Pong is headlining September 15th and 16th, bringing the best of both coasts with them. They’ll be joined by Lespecial on Friday night for a late-night groove fest. Saturday night will be a dance party of epic proportions with Portland’s Yak Attack. Pigeons Playing Ping Pong is a four-piece funk/jam band from Baltimore, Maryland. Hatched in a dorm room in 2009, they’ve spent the last decade racking up over a thousand shows in 44 states. Propelled by a relentless work... Read More

Layers of Existence at Walker Fine Art

November 2nd, 2019

Walker Fine Art is an enthralling loft-style gallery in Denver’s Golden Triangle Museum District. The spacious venue hosts original group and solo shows featuring a variety of media, and focused on the latest trends in contemporary art. They’ve just announced their latest exhibition, Layers of Existence, which includes paintings and sculptures from six highly acclaimed artists. The group show aims to celebrate human differences through inner awareness and outward empathy and inspire audiences to contemplate the complexities of identity. Sabin Aell is a mixed media artist originally... Read More

Emma Balder

October 26th, 2019

Emma Balder’s fiber paintings breathe new life into the smallest parts of textile waste, reassigning the fibers as a medium that functions like graphite or paint. Color, form and line work together to shape a new reality for these neglected parts. This culmination of visual elements alludes to the process of transformation: linework and form revealing the product of time, change, and new growth, while the emphasis of color and texture delineates stories of the past. By focusing on the minuscule and most often forgotten, Balder’s works unveil beauty in the discarded, referencing a universal... Read More

Now Showing at William Havu Gallery

October 26th, 2019

William Havu Gallery began in Aspen in 1973 and moved to its current location, 1040 Cherokee St. in Denver, in 1998. The gallery has become one of the city’s most well-known modern art galleries, showcasing a wide variety of emerging and established regional artists. Now on display are selected works from Sam Scott, Hank Saxe, and the late Werner Drewes. Sam Scott is painter and author based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He graduated summa cum laude from the Maryland Institute College of Art, receiving his MFA in painting and sculpture. Scott went on to study at the Instituto Allende in Mexico... Read More

Gay Germain: Painter–Sculptor–Printmaker

October 20th, 2019

2019 has been a wonderful time for artist and new resident of Denver, Gay Germain for many reasons, most importantly living near family and also finding an art studio to work in and FooLPRoof Contemporary Art Gallery to exhibit her work, both in the Rino Art District of Denver. Raised in the northeast, Germain was encouraged by her parents to pursue a “practical” career in business commencing in Airline Management and culminating in the executive recruiting industry. Simultaneously, she studied sculpture with internationally renowned sculptor Leonda Finke for many years. Her interest to expand... Read More

The Anchor Album Celebration

October 19th, 2019

To the surprise of absolutely nobody, the Marquis has announced yet another stellar show. Next Saturday, the 26th, The Anchor is celebrating the release of their new album. They’ll be tearing up the stage with Blue Mesa, What Came Before, Heartsick Heroine, and Colony Collapse. It’s a night showcasing local rock bands and female vocalists in particular. The Anchor is a five-piece metalcore band based in our very own Denver, Colorado. They play original music that aims to uplift audiences and promote the value of self-worth. Their album, Breathe, just dropped, and next weekend is your... Read More

Nicholas Emery

October 12th, 2019

Nicholas Emery was born in the West Indies to American parents, and lived in the countries where his father was stationed: the Caribbean, Middle Eastern, and European regions. He eventually found his way to Colorado as a young adult in 1987. In 2005 he returned to his birthplace, the city of Port of Spain, Trinidad where he lived and worked  for ten years in construction, and as a painter. In 2016 he came back to the U.S. and began studying at Vermont College of Fine Arts, where he earned an MFA. He now has a studio in Denver and a home in Nederland, Colorado. His work is about nature, industry,... Read More