Artworks Blog

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

“Metaphor: Meditations on The Inner Reaches of Outer Space”

Opening March 11 in the North Gallery, Metaphor: Meditations on The Inner Reaches of Outer Space features the work by Artworks artists Jen Davey and Jennie Kiessling. Be sure to join us from 7:00 – 8:30 pm on March 30 for an Artist Talk  in which Jennifer Davey and Jennie Kiessling will discuss Joseph Campbell’s book The Inner Reaches of… read more

“Neighborhoods”

Participating schools (number of students participating): Lucile Erwin Middle School (23) Bill Reed Middle School (10) Turner Middle School (8) Conrad Ball Middle School (7) Walt Clark Middle School (7) Estimated number of images in the Neighborhoods exhibit: 70 Physical Description: Images are all black and white fiber images printed to 9.5×13.5″ and custom matted and… read more

“The Door Project”

Ronda Stone studio 101 “The Door Project” This is an image from one of Artwork Loveland’s artists Ronda Stone’s body of work called “The Inner Landscape”.  Ronda is currently working on a project for her June/July exhibit at Artworks Loveland that will be displayed in the South Gallery.  This project connects to Ronda’s general body… read more

Congratulations to working women Veronica Patterson and Tedi Jensen

Artworks artists Veronica Patterson and Tedi Jensen are two of the prize winners of the Working Women exhibition.  Jensen’s acrylic on canvas painting, Olas, received an Honorable Mention while poet Veronica Patterson was the recipient of the Best of Show award for her poem Cotton Dust.   “The working woman. Who is she? She is… read more