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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

Local Literary Magazine Series: Stain’d

August 2nd, 2018
Stain’d Literary and Arts Magazine

Denver’s literary scene is flourishing thanks to the passionate persistence of its communities.  This vibrant community enables a diverse number of voices and modes for expression.  One of them being Stain’d Literary and Arts Magazine, a venture that has grown considerably over the past three years with an active community of workshop participants, open mic readers and attendees; their magazines are now distributed and sold across the country! I got in touch with Delia, the co-founder of Stain’d, to get further insight into their story and values. Where did Stain’d get its origins? Who... Read More

Artist Spotlight – Katy Kane

October 31st, 2017

OnDenver’s own, Katy Kane, is not only a columnist that writes for the website on art galleries, she herself is also a talented painter and artist. Kane has been creative her entire life, some of her earliest memories include drawing all over her bedroom walls and creating murals in her room as a child “My parents didn’t care too much about the drawing on the walls, I think that is where my art and creativity started.” Her inspirations come from a few various sources. Kane’s spirituality and belief in God being one, another comes from her own personal travels and experiences. Having... Read More

On the EDGE

October 27th, 2017

Edge Gallery is a small yet fascinating gallery in the 40 West Arts District just west of downtown Denver in Lakewood. Edge displays work by artists working in various mediums. There were artists working in silk dying and coloring, an interesting number with what appeared to be a wedding dress on display and decorated with objects which I assume held some sort of significance for the artist, Wynne Reynolds, abstract paintings, and other mixed media projects. The thing that stands in my mind about Edge Gallery is its welcoming and friendly atmosphere; everyone seemed to be having a good time and... Read More

Art And Denver: A Look At Denver’s Art Scene Today And Throughout The Years

June 5th, 2017
Denver art

There’s no doubt that Denver is a great city to live in and visit if you’re a fan of the arts. From the historic Denver Art Museum, to the Preforming Arts Complex, awesome street art and more, Denver has become one of the biggest cities for the arts in America today. In fact, as Denver continues to increase in size, it seems like the city itself is becoming more and more of a hub for culture and the arts, now drawing in many who may have traditionally headed off to places such as Chicago or NYC to practice, prefect and share their crafts. That said, while the current Denver art scene is certainly... Read More

Faces of Denver – Noah Wilson!

May 18th, 2017

Meet Noah Wilson, Denver native and a lover of the arts!  He discovered at an early age his love for music and theater, he started playing the guitar at about 12, “I was really just like a hack, campfire strummer,”  As a teenager he got involved in theater at school, “I was doing a lot of acting as a kid, then the time came, I was getting a little older, thinking about college and had this whim to join a jazz band.” Throughout the years he’s learned to play bass guitar, lap steel, banjo and the piano. “Pretty much when I was about seventeen was when I decided... Read More