Week in art: Marshall Fire paintings, NAACP art up at Boulder galleries
Feb. 3—Week's highlights
Marshall Fire art exhibit at Canyon Gallery: Opening Friday, painter Anne Gifford will display her work with the exhibit "A Tribute to Marshall: Painting My Way Through Healing," where she uses art to explore her loss and grief. Each painting or giclee print is accompanied by post-fire photographs as well as the backstory behind the artwork; on display through April 24 on the Arapahoe Ramp; Main Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; boulderlibrary.org/exhibits.
NAACP exhibit at Dairy Arts Center: Local artist Adderly Grant-Lord is using visual experiences in hopes to lead to conversations as she guest curates "Black Futures in Art: We're Not Just History," an NAACP Boulder County exhibition. With work from eight artists on display in the Creative Nations Sacred Space, Grant-Lord said she aims to "provoke introspection and to see the Black folk in Boulder and around the world, past and present reality through the felt and lived experience from the perspective of the artist," in the exhibit statement. Also opening at the Dairy is "Fan Mail 2.0," featuring works from artists in the collective Hyperlink, and will host an opening reception 5-8 p.m. Feb. 3; 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; thedairy.org.
Heirloom fiber art at NoBo Art Center: Textile artist Sasha de Koninck's exhibit "From: Future" features heirloom quilts made from leftover fabric scraps that came from projects at the Research Lab of Ambiguous Futurology; First Friday party is 6-9 p.m. Friday; on display through Feb. 25; 4929 Broadway, #E, Boulder; noboartdistrict.org/nobo-art-center.
15th Street Gallery: Featuring work by Denver artist Tony Ortega; open by appointment only; 1708 15th St., Boulder; 15thstreetgalleryboulder.com
Ana's Art Gallery: Art from local, African and Caribbean artists; noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; 1100 Spruce St., Boulder; anasartgallery.com.
Art Parts: Non-profit creative reuse center with arts and craft supplies; 3080 Valmont St., Boulder; artpartsboulder.org.
Art Source International: Antique maps, prints and vintage posters; 1237 Pearl St., Boulder; artsourceinternational.com.
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art: "A Home In Between," works by Erin Hyunhee Kang that explore her Marshall Fire-damaged home; "Just As I Am," large-scale works by Kristopher Wright; "Plane of Action," photographic works from artists Kevin Hoth and George P. Perez, all up through Feb. 19; 1750 13th St., Boulder; bmoca.org.
BMoCA at Macky: "Beyond the Male Gaze," Jerrie Hurd's works seek beauty in the human figure while avoiding objectification, through May 26; Macky Auditorium, 1595 Pleasant St., #104, CU Boulder campus; bmoca.org.
Café Aion: "Snippets of Self in Numbers & Nouns," mixed-media exhibit from seventh- and eighth-graders at Casey Middle School; 3-9 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, through Feb. 6; Café Aion, 1235 Pennsylvania Ave., Boulder; boulderartassociation.org.
Canyon Theater and Gallery: "To Have and to Hoard," a unique collection of eccentric Boulderite Joel Haertling's found objects, on display through Sunday; Main Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; boulderlibrary.org/exhibits.
Collective Community Arts Center: "A Year at Waneka Lake," exhibit with 50 local artists celebrating the lake through various seasons, up through March 5; 201 N. Public Road, Lafayette; lafayetteco.gov.
East Window: "Mothers and Monsters," is a collaborative poetry reading and exhibition featuring Toni Oswald, Sarah Elizabeth Schantz, Jaclyn Eccesso and Sara Veglahn as part of the gallery's new "Frame" poetry series, which will be curated each month by Oswald and Schantz through December 2023; 7-9 p.m. Friday; 4550 Broadway, Suite C-3B2, Boulder; eastwindow.org.
Eldorado Springs Art Center: Art gallery and sculpture garden in the foothills; 8 Chesebro Way, Eldorado Springs; eldoradospringsartcenter.com.
HiFi Jones Studio & Gallery: Pop-culture art mashups made from reclaimed vinyl and books by Jonathan Hanst; 209 E. Simpson St., Lafayette; hifijones.com.
Messinger Gallery: On display are abstract collages from Boulder-based artist and fashion designer CarolAnn Wachter and paintings by Boulder-based perspective artist Alice Messinger; Messinger Gallery at the Boulder JCC, 6007 Oreg Ave., Boulder; boulderjcc.org.
Museum of Boulder: "Chautauqua: 125 Years at the Heart of Boulder," celebrates the local historic landmark on its big birthday, through April 2; "Voces Vivas," exhibit that explores county's Latino heritage, through Feb. 26; "Joysome: Bringing Joy to the Streets of Boulder," which features hanging images on printed flags downtown, has a few select pieces up at the museum, through March 31; 2205 Broadway, Boulder; museumofboulder.org.
Naropa University Art Galleries: Nalanda Campus, 6287 Arapahoe Ave.: Cube Gallery has local and international artists; Nalanda Gallery hosts guest artists and student exhibitions, Lounge Gallery operated by students. Arapahoe Campus, 2130 Arapahoe Ave.: Lincoln Gallery features local and regional artists. Paramita Campus, 3285 30th St.: Paramita Gallery has works in all media by regional artists; bit.ly/naropaart
Phil Lewis Art: From T-shirts to custom snowboards and prints to laser engraving, the visionary artists' work is on display and for sale; 2034 Pearl St., Unit 102, Boulder; phillewisart.com.
POP! Gallery: Open Studios' part artist-owned pop-up art and gift gallery features a unique mix of Boulder County artists' works for sale; on 11th Street and Pearl Street, just south of Fjällräven; popgalleryboulder.com.
R Gallery: "Industrial" explores the industrial manufacturing industries both in subject matter and in materials used, through March 12; 2027 Broadway, Boulder; rgallery.art.
Rembrandt Yard: Aboriginal, local and national art; 1301 Spruce St., Boulder; 303-301-2972; rembrandtyard.com.
Shark's Ink: Color lithograph by Enrique Chagoya, "Codex YTREBIL" ("liberty" backwards), is based on small books by 16th century Indigenous artists. There are 25 proofs at $3,000 each; 550 Blue Mountain Road, Lyons; sharksink.com.
SmithKlein Gallery: Works are up from Uruguayan artist Santiago Garcia, who explores realism and abstraction within his work that includes various paintings of Converse shoes, on display Wednesday through March 3; 1116 Pearl St., Boulder; smithklein.com.
CU Art Museum: "Onward and Upward: Shark's Ink," a print and lithography collection, up through July; "Lasting Impressions," the museum's collection of American prints from the 1940s, up through June; 1085 18th St., Boulder; cuartmuseum.colorado.edu.
University of Colorado Museum of Natural History: "Unearthed: Ancient Life in Boulder Valley" and "Horses in the North American West" in the Anthropology Hall; "Antarctica: More than Meets the Eye," "Hungry Birds" and "Ross Sea: The Last Ocean" in BioLounge"; CU Boulder Henderson Building, 15th and Broadway, Boulder; colorado.edu/cumuseum.
For tips about opportunities, grant information and art news, visit Boulder County Arts Alliance at bouldercountyarts.org.
Firehouse Art Center: "The Language of Landscape and Memory," features a trio of artists exploring the human relationship to the natural world, up through Sunday; 667 Fourth Ave., Longmont; firehouseart.org.
Longmont Museum: "Duality: Contemporary Works by Indigenous Artists," showcases unique and authentic artists who highlight the resurgence of contemporary art for Native people in recent years, up through May 14; 400 Quail Road, Longmont; longmontmuseum.org.
Walnut Gallery: Features work from more than 50 artists in a wide range of media; 364 Main St., Longmont; thewalnutgallery.com.
Art Center of Estes Park: "Meet the New Artists," showcasing the new artists' variety of media, through Feb. 15; 517 Big Thompson Ave., Estes Park; artcenterofestes.com.
Artworks Center for Contemporary Art: Center for Fine Art Photography exhibit "Air of the Ancients," features works by Angela Faris Belt, Natascha Seideneck and Melanie Walker, up through April 1; "Visceral," artist Shelby Shadwell's drawings of gut piles from game animals, up through April 1; 310 N.Railroad Ave., Loveland; artworksloveland.org
Columbine Gallery: More than 800 National Sculpture Guild pieces adorn a garden with local paintings on display inside; 2683 N. Taft Ave., Loveland; columbinegallery.com.
Independence Gallery: Vibrant gallery featuring local artists and rotating exhibits; 233 E. 4th St., Loveland; independencegallery.com.
Lincoln Gallery: Art gallery featuring works from members of the Thompson Valley Art League; 429 Lincoln Ave., Loveland; lincolngallery.com
Lone Tree Antiques and Fine Art Gallery: Features fine art, Native American jewelry and artifacts, Pueblo pottery, beadwork and more; 115 1st St., Eaton; lonetreeantiques.com.
Loveland Museum: "John Mellencamp — Painting and Assemblages," large-scale oil portraits by the musician, on display through Feb. 12; "Contained" explores water containers through the ages with a discussion of the potential environmental impact of the different types of containers, on display through June 25; 503 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland; lovelandmuseumgallery.org.
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