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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

“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

What is Art? – A perspective from Ronda Stone

G. Mark asked me what my answer is to “What is Art”.  Of course it is hard to come up with a response to that question.  So I thought about it overnight and came up with this one sentence: “Your piece has to go beyond technical accomplishment, move into new territory, show creative thinking, and evoke… read more