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Faces of Denver: Justen Howard

April 20th, 2018

Justen Howard has become a staple in Denver music, especially at open mic nights around the city. He moved to Colorado from Manhattan roughly five years ago to start a studio and be involved in a budding music scene. Before moving West, he learned to play a variety of instruments, starting with the saxophone he picked up at the age of four. From there he learned how to play piano, guitar, drums, mandolin and more. As he grew up he understood that at times he would need to learn how to play certain instruments in order to get the songs he wrote finished All Chiefs is Justen’s current band which... Read More

Faces of Denver

April 13th, 2018

John Demitro has been playing music around the Denver area since he was a child. He and his sisters started picking up instruments before high school and gradually started playing together as they grew up. Originally, he was in a band with his sister, Lulu, as the Branded Bandits and eventually took on the title of Pink Fuzz. He played drums for both bands before joining forces with Demi in The Velveteers. It isn’t often that you see a family of musicians working together but John believes that working with family is better because he can count on his sisters being brutally honest during the... Read More

Faces of Denver – Fifty-Two 80

December 18th, 2017

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Faces of Denver – Geeks who Drink

December 13th, 2017

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Faces of Denver – Taylor Kainz

December 4th, 2017

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Faces of Denver – Instagram.com/ OfftheGridGirl

November 27th, 2017

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Faces of Denver – Matt

November 24th, 2017

Meet Matt.  Matt is a local artist who relocated to Boulder from Austin, Texas last March after a realization sparked a wave of inspiration for his artwork. Matt grew up in Corpus Christie, Texas with two brothers considerably older than himself, which played a crucial role in Matt’s initial plunge into the world of art. Because of the age gap, Matt and his brothers didn’t always have similar interests when he was younger.  So, when his brothers were out on the football field with their friends, Matt would head to the library or arcade to get lost in the world of Todd Mcfarlane’s horror-fantasy... Read More

Faces of Denver-Drew Austin

November 9th, 2017

Drew Austin is a multidisciplinary artist working in Denver, CO. His studio space is in the historic Temple building in Denver’s RiNo Arts District. He grew up in a small town in Montana and came to Denver to attend Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, where he graduated with his BFA in August of this year. His current focus is painting and experimental film. He finds Denver’s arts community to be a supportive place, where other artists are approachable, accessible, and helpful. Moving to Denver was a pivotal time in his growth as a person. Drew describes his work as abstract... Read More

Faces of Denver- Jodie Roth Cooper

October 26th, 2017

Jodie Roth Cooper is a metal sculptor and designer working and living in the RiNo Arts District of Denver, CO. He was born and raised in London, England. He moved to the United States to attend Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. It was during his time at Skidmore that he came into metal working. After earning his undergraduate degree,  he spent time in Colorado and fell in love with the landscape. He went back to NYC to become a certified welder and then to get his master’s degree in architecture, from Cranbrook Academy of Art, in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He moved back to CO, after... Read More

Faces of Denver – Chris @ Roost Farms

October 23rd, 2017

In a world of ever-changing industry, especially in terms of food production, Roost Farms encompasses community farming at its best. A Colorado native and former graduate of West Point Military Academy, Chris is familiar with hard work and taking action on an idea. The work ethic and drive instilled in him as a tank officer in the Army has led Chris to capitalize on his dreams and turning plans into reality. While working as a Pastor at a community neighborhood church in The Highlands, Chris decided he could make a bigger impact in his personal and professional life by embracing change, and this... Read More