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    • Artists Create Collective Vision of Denver
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      Artists Create Collective Vision of Denver

      Community-Driven Mural on Display through Sept. 13

      This summer, the Denver Art Museum and the Biennial of the Americas collaborated with Francisco Alvarado-Juárez and five Denver artists on a community-driven art project inspired by Juárez’s work Aqua-Terra / Terra-Aqua (on view on level two of the Hamilton Building). Each artist worked with their community to create a vision of the urban environment, both natural and cultural. Together, they present a collective view of Denver now. More

    • Community, Collaboration & Creativity Combine in Aqua-Terra / Terra-Aqua Art Installation
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      Community, Collaboration & Creativity Combine in Aqua-Terra / Terra-Aqua Art Installation

      Francisco Alvarado-Juárez’s installation at the Denver Art Museum, Aqua-Terra / Terra-Aqua uses recycled paper from thousands of grocery bags to create a magical world. Unlike his other installations, this one involved collaborating with others. The artist hosted workshops with 30 Denver artists and art teachers in March to demonstrate his process and reveal his vision for the project. The artists, teachers, and their students then set out to paint thousands of bags, later returning to help install the work. More