Richard Bell: Uz vs. Them
September 13 – October 21, 2012
Australia’s most talked about contemporary artist and a figure of increasing international stature, Richard Bell describes himself as “more an activist than an artist.” Didactic yet humorous, Bell’s vivid and provocative paintings and videos signal an important and powerful voice in contemporary art. This is the first mid-career survey in the U.S. of the work of this important Aboriginal activist/artist.
Conor McGarrigle: and whenabouts in the name of space
Nov 1 – December 9, 2012
Digital artist Conor McGarrigle’s explorations span from peripatetic relational space to the unusual elegance of a degraded bit torrent image. McGarrigle is a newly appointed Assistant Professor in Emergent Digital Practices at the University of Denver.
Deborah Howard: Beyond the Shore
Jan 10 – Feb 3, 2013
During her 25 year tenure at the University of Denver, Associate Professor of Drawing Deborah Howard has produced an expansive body of work on a wide variety of topics including the Dead Sea Scrolls, child Holocaust survivors and shoes.
February 21 – March 31, 2013
Project Space: Sandy Skoglund
April 11 – May 5, 2013
The renowned installation artist Sandy Skoglund, creator of the Denver Art Museum 1989 installation piece “Fox Games” (illustrated above), returns to Denver for a residency at the University of Denver’s School of Art & Art History. The Myhren Gallery welcomes her into its main space for the creation of a new large-scale installation piece with the participation of its student body. Please look for details regarding an event to celebrate the completion of the piece.
May 16 – June 7, 2013
Featuring works by graduating seniors in the BFA programs of the DU School of Art & Art History.