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People’s Building – Aurora Arts District

November 27th, 2018
People's Building

I’ve never had much truck with communism. I was born in the 80’s and have only the faintest memory of the Berlin Wall coming down. My ultra-Conservative scholastic education impressed upon me that the only success of the Soviets and the “Red Chinese” (yes, that was the actual term used) was to slaughter and starve millions of people. This impression was not wrong; Stalin and Mao weren’t fun people at parties. And it left me with a deep distrust of anything labeled “The People’s,” whether that’s an army or an industry. Thus, it was with some skepticism that I learned that there’s... 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

Artist Spotlight – James Bohling

September 27th, 2017

    Living in Colorado, we have grown accustomed to the beautiful scenery we see every day. Something like a drive through the mountains or the colors in the sky above seem to go unnoticed. For James Bohling, his art captures not just the beauty of Colorado and the Midwest, but paints a literal picture that help the viewer experience and remember scenes we often take for granted. Bohling grew up around the countryside of Nebraska and Colorado where life was simple, quiet, and self-sufficient. He first started getting into painting when he was in college, taking different art courses... Read More