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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

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

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

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