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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

Navigational Aids

Jennifer Ivanovic’s colorful paintings emerge from her unique pouring and “blowing” method. Her art is known for innovative techniques and unconventional use of acrylic paint. This exhibition of recent works features a diverse range of materials- including sensuous paint pours, delicate embroidery, brightly colored paint skins, detailed laser-cut drawings and typography. Navigational Aids opens Friday, October… read more

Why the women of Abstract Expressionism still matter

     In the spirit of Women’s History Month, Artworks has invited guest blogger Charis Lillene Fleshner to write a brief blog post about Joan Mitchell, a woman artist who made a name for herself as a second generation abstract expressionist painter and printmaker. Joan Mitchell was born in Chicago, IL in 1925 and died in France… read more

What You Believe is What You See

What You Believe is What You See is a solo exhibition of paintings by Artworks artist Jennifer Davey. The paintings are an honest and intentional record of the artist’s navigations through the internal landscape and the soul, in an effort to deepen understanding of what it means to be human in this both tumultuous and… read more

“Pattern Language”

Pattern Language December 9, 2016 – January 27, 2017 A solo exhibit of mixed media work by former Artworks Artist-In-Residence, Barbara Gilhooly. Opening: December 9; 6pm-9pm Artist Talk: January 13, 5pm Night on the Town Open House: January 13, 6pm – 9pm About the exhibit: Rich in color, texture, and symbols, Gilhooly’s work references a… 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

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

Artworks Artist – Kayo Peeler

Artist Statement: These paintings of Halloween costumes, hanging in their bags, on the rack, inside a Halloween or party store. I paint things that intrigue me, usually because what I am looking at triggers questions within myself. Then I attempt to answer my own questions, through the creative process. These images are not photoshopped, collaged… read more