contemporary art

Meet Exhibiting Artist Mike Richins

Intimacies: Recent Paintings is a solo exhibition of paintings and drawings by visiting artist Mike Richins. This body of work depicts the beauty found in daily and routine occurrences, and in the sensual and dynamic nature of a long-term relationship. At the heart of the exhibition is a series of images of the artist’s wife, Mandy, which are… read more

The Beginning of Everything But Now

Everything But Now  is a four-person exhibition of works in thread, wood, and fabric. Sarah LaBarre and Tom Lundberg embroider artworks by machine and by hand, marking in stitch the passage of time and layers of experience. Anne Bossert and Jan R Carson express ideas about perpetual change and longevity by combining fragments of wood… read more

Meet Exhibiting Artists Scott and Alicia Laumann

Visiting artists Scott and Alicia Laumann are returning to Artworks for their second collaborative exhibition, Into Fertile Ash. It will feature 5-6 new works created for the exhibition including drawings, video, installations and performance pieces. A deeply personal process for the artists, Into Fertile Ash will explore how western attitudes towards death and mortality have changed in the… read more

Collaboration Works

If you had the opportunity to create a painting, mold a sculpture, or write a book, who would you want to work with? Who (dead or alive) could complement your own artistic abilities to create something new and exciting? Well, Joe Norman and G. Mark Lewis have answered this question and created a unique show… read more

To Name Another Thing

About the Exhibition To Name Another Thing presents new works by Chloe West. Through the intimate and laborious act of painting, West looks at the neutral, the incidental, and the marginal. The paintings use the language of both representation and abstraction to depict objects of the everyday such as window blinds and linoleum tiles. The… read more

Lyric

Lyric features the works of 63 Thompson School District middle school students who worked closely with Artworks studio artist Bob Campagna to create original photographic prints in Artworks’ darkroom. The project title, Lyric, stems from the integration of image and word.     “Lyric challenged students from six middle schools to be photographer, researcher and writer.… read more

Impressions: An Exploration of Contemporary Printmaking

In conjunction with Month of Printmaking and juried by Johnny Plastini, Impressions: An Exploration of Contemporary Printmaking, is a group exhibition which highlights current trends and innovations in contemporary printmaking. The featured works exemplify new directions in contemporary printmaking, including experimental processes. A wide variety of printmaking media are featured, including woodcut, intaglio, lithography, screenprint, and monotype. Featured Artists: … read more

Meet Exhibiting Artist Bonnie Lebesch

Get to know visiting artist Bonnie Lebesch as she answers our artist questionnaire below. Her solo exhibition, The Love Letters, will be on view February 9 – March 22, 2018 in Artworks’ south gallery. Please provide a brief biography.  I’ve lived in 4 time zones, 9 states, and as an adult have moved over 28… read more

Bitch River

Visiting artist Mark Dineen‘s solo exhibition, Bitch River, opens Friday December 8, 6-9 PM. Bitch River uses various media including charcoal, paint, pastels, paper, cardboard, foam, plastics, plaster, and wood. Through experimentation and iteration, Dineen develops unconventional approaches to working with commonplace materials such as wood, plastic, leather, and cement. His work contrasts the logic and efficiencies of industrial… read more

Borderline

Featuring works by Denver-based artists Libby Barbee, Jodi Stuart, and Kaitlyn Tucek, Borderline investigates the myriad ways in which we as humans are affected by our environment and circumstances. Through painting, sculpture, and installation, this exhibition explores themes of human interaction with our at-risk environment, the changing role of technology, and the feminine experience. Libby… read more