TAG: artist process

Ramiro Gomez, Paul Smith Store, 2015. Acrylic on canvas; 72 x 72 in. Courtesy of the artist and Charlie James Gallery. © Ramiro Gomez
Event: Artists & Studios

Mi Tierra Insider Moment: Ramiro Gomez

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 2:00pm2:30pm.

Join Ramiro Gomez for a chat about his installation for Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place. More

Hadley Hooper, Tableau, 2016. Theater flats, paper, wheat paste, Ikea chairs. © Hadley Hooper.
Art Exploration

Seeing Texture

Inspired by the whimsical installation, Tableau, created by Hadley Hooper, this printmaking exploration invites children to discover textures and patterns of different tools and materials as they reveal colorful ink prints! 

Prepare an art center with Styrofoam trays, printing ink or paint, rollers, paper, and a mixture of tools and materials that create imprints, such as:

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Sam Gillam, Abacus Sliding, 1977
Art Exploration

Layers of Resist

Young artists will explore negative space by layering paper to resist paint and create a pattern. This activity will support children in discovering how to create shapes through resist. 

Ideas for the Art Center:

  • Add pre-cut paper shapes in various sizes.
  • Painters tape
  • Rollers with ink or paint
  • Paper

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Liu Jianhua. Courtesy of the artist.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Curator's Circle: Ceramic Artist Liu Jianhua

From “Elusive Delight” to "No Sense, No Content”….The Thinking in My Works
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 6:30pm7:30pm.

World-renowned Chinese ceramic artist Liu Jianhua will present the trail of his thinking in creating many of his intriguing and appealing works over the past two decades. More

Cuatro [4]: A Series of Artist Interactions
Event: Artists & Studios

Artist Workshop with Danette Montoya

Occurs every Saturday through November 5, 2016. Next Occurs on

Come check out our latest artist project for Cuatro [4]: A Series of Artist Interactions and contribute to Danette Montoya’s art installation on October 22 and 29 and November 5.

Included in museum admission, which is free for kids 18 and younger, and no reservations are required.

For more information, email lsalinas@denverartmuseum.org or call 720-913-0054.

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Photograph of artist Carlos Frésquez with his artwork in the background.
Event: Artists & Studios

Meet the Artist: Carlos Frésquez

Occurs every week through August 2, 2016. Next Occurs on

Meet up and chat with artist Carlos Frésquez about his installation, on view through August 7.

Tuesdays, July 12, 29, 26 and August 2. More

Photograph of artist Carlos Frésquez with his artwork in the background.
Event: Artists & Studios

Insider Moment with Carlos Frésquez

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 5:30pm6:00pm.

Join artist Carlos Frésquez for an off-the-cuff chat about his installation for Cuatro [4]: A Series of Artist Interactions. We’ll go wherever the conversation takes us! More

Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Jan Jacobs
Event: Artists & Studios

Insider Moment with Jan Jacobs

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 1:00pm1:30pm.

Join ribbonwork artist Jan Jacobs for an off-the-cuff chat about her ongoing work in the Native Arts Artist-in-Residence studio. More

Ramiro Gomez & Lawrence Weschler in Conversation & Book Signing
Event: Lectures & Programs

Ramiro Gomez & Lawrence Weschler in Conversation & Book Signing

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 3:30pm4:30pm.

Author Lawrence Weschler joins Los Angeles-based artist Ramiro Gomez for a conversation about his paintings and sculptural cutouts, which are largely informed by his background as a first-generation Mexican-American and former nanny. More

D.Y. Begay (Navajo), Intended Vermilion, 2015
Event: Lectures & Programs

D.Y. Begay: Process, Inspiration, and Colors

With artist D.Y. Begay
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

D.Y. Begay (Navajo) is a fourth generation weaver born and raised on a sheep farm on the Navajo Nation spanning the ''four corners'' where Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado meet. She learned how to spin, dye, and weave by observing her mother, whose woven rugs contributed to the family income. She experiments with traditional and exotic plant dyes to attain subtle and brilliant shades of color.

“Everything in my weaving is natural. I use the same techniques passed from my ancestors to me to create designs that have artistic and traditional value.” More

Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Jan Jacobs
Event: Artists & Studios

Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Jan Jacobs

Saturday, February 13, 2016Sunday, May 15, 2016.

The Native Arts Artist-in-Residence for the spring is Jan Jacobs, acclaimed ribbonwork artist of the Osage tribe. More

Shan Goshorn, Vessel, 2015.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Reweaving History

with artist Shan Goshorn
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Art and politics have a long history together and combining the two often leads to powerful experiences for both the artist and viewer. Eastern Band Cherokee artist Shan Goshorn will speak about her woven-paper baskets and her career changing experience as a 2013 Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow. More

Carroll Dunham, Shootist, 2000. Mixed media on linen.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Logan Lecture: Carroll Dunham

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 6:00pm7:30pm.

Carroll Dunham’s work explores psychological and formal issues through the depictions of animated, often disconnected, abstract figures and landscapes. More

Leonardo Drew, Number 162, 2012.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Logan Lecture: Leonardo Drew

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 6:00pm7:30pm.

Leonardo Drew’s large-scale sculptural installations utilize new materials, which are weathered, burned, oxidized, and decayed to create the look of found objects. More

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