Artworks Blog

“Chinook” Artist Talk and Minimalism Lecture

Join us on Wednesday, October 26 to learn more about the exhibit in the south gallery and the genre of minimalism. Exhibiting artist Doug Erion will speak about his exhibit, Chinook. This exhibition of minimalist monotype prints is influenced by the form and shape of the Chinook salmon as well as the Japanese art of Gyotaku… read more

“Chinook”

 The slippery fish and the minimalist “Once upon a time in a land where the sun shines at midnight and the bears are white, an old man went to find the giant King who lived in an icy river the Yupik natives called Nushagak. The giant King had traveled the world wide and far, from… read more

“3 Reasons Why I’m Not a Painter” by Jan R. Carson

Insight: Why I’m Not a Painter… …or, Why I’m Making Textile Art It’s important for an artist to know why they’re expressing their ideas in a given form. Why work in clay vs. metal, photography vs. drawing, fabric vs. painting? In essence, my artwork is about how our world is structured, and how each of… read more

Lessons in Collaboration

Col·lab·o·ra·tion – Noun / Verb /kəˌlabəˈrāSH(ə)n/ To work jointly with others or together especially in an intellectual endeavor. Lessons in Gravity was a collaborative art show featuring Jennifer Ivanovic, Joe Norman and David Young at Artworks Loveland in May and June of 2016. Olivia Lowe sat down with all three artists to ask them questions… read more

“Shards”

     The works in this exhibition are a tribute to the shards found in the American southwest. Fragments of bones, rock, and old pottery — these tiny shards offer insight into a much bigger whole. Svedlow’s paintings embody the pieces of broken pottery he encountered while hiking in New Mexico. He describes his work… read more

Call for Exhibition Proposals

Artworks Loveland’s Gallery Program in Loveland, Colorado is reviewing proposals for solo and group exhibitions for 2017 and the beginning of 2018. We have two galleries we are seeking 12-14 exhibition proposals for innovative, contemporary 2D or 3D art in all genres. All media including installation, performance, video and multi-media is accepted. Applicants are strongly… read more

Abstract Expressionism Series

The “Abstract Expressionism” series of lectures, discussions, exhibition and tour is a collaboration between Artworks Loveland and the Fort Collins Museum of Art aimed at expanding the conversation around and appreciation of abstract art.   Friday, August 5, 6 pm Lecture by Jennie Kiessling: Art in the Abstract 1900-1939 Location: Fort Collins Museum of Art 201… read more

In the studios

            Artworks artist David Young demonstrates how to make a mask out of plaster while Kayo Peeler volunteers to model.                     Sculptor Joe Norman prepares to exhibit work in Loveland’s annual Sculpture in the Park showcase. He is using bones as… read more

“Zooxanthellae”

noun, plural zooxanthellae [zoh-uh-zan-thel-ee] Most reef-building corals contain photosynthetic algae, called zooxanthellae, that live in their tissues. The corals and algae have a mutualistic relationship.   This solo exhibition by Michael Lemke features ceramic works which are visually informed by the structures of corals and other creatures found on the coral reefs around the world and… read more

“Revisionist”

Suchitra Mattai

An installation exhibition by Denver-based artist Suchitra Mattai will be on view at Artworks from July 8 – August 26. Inspired by folklore and fairy tales, pop culture, and travel, Mattai’s work centers on the themes of identity and globalization. She uses intense fluorescent colors, distorted perspective and uncanny shifts in scale, to investigate the fragility, fluidity,… read more