Negotiating Reality: Recent Works from the Logan Collection
September 6 – November 19, 2006
“Negotiating Reality: Recent Works from the Logan Collection” was produced by a group of nineteen students as a response to a selection of recent works from the collection of Vicki and Kent Logan. The exhibition was organized during the second Marsico Curatorial Practicum at the School of Art & Art History (SAAH) and resulted both the exhibition its catalog, written mostly by students.
Sarah Gjertson’s “Parlor Project”
January 4 – March 18, 2007
School of Art and Art History faculty member Sarah Gjertson spent a year documenting the culture of the neighborhood beauty parlor in Colorado and beyond – a unique setting for conversation and community. Parlor Project features video, photographs, found objects and sculpture that represent the gradual disappearance of a generation and culture. “In these places, you get to see the giant person that is in the little old lady,” Gjertson observes. “There are these huge personalities in what look like frail packages.”
8 Painters and Sculptors at the University of Denver 1930-1965
April 5 – May 6, 2007
“8 Painters and Sculptors at the University of Denver, 1930-1965″ was the first in a series of projects featuring distinguished teachers of art at DU. The exhibition focused on a selection of eight professors who were influential in bringing a diversity of artistic approaches to the regional art scene. Working in styles ranging from Impressionism and Cubism through Regionalism, Surrealism and Abstract Expressionism, they helped connect Denver with broader currents in the visual arts.
Featured artists: Louise Emerson Rönnebeck, Arnold Rönnebeck, Otto Karl Bach, Vance Kirkland, William Sanderson, Mina Conant, John Billmyer, Marion Buchan.
BFA Exhibition 2007
May 17 – June 8, 2007
Featuring works by: Kimberly Beesley, Sarah Craig, Sara Ann Evans, Kristin Fleischmann, Elizabeth Fox, Crystal James, Lindsay Brooke Smith, Robyn Speer.