2012-13

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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”, 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.

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BFA Exhibition

May 16 – June 7, 2013

Featuring works by graduating seniors in the BFA programs of the DU School of Art & Art History.

Exhibiting artists include Minga Chang, Mike Charlie, Ryan Hatfield, Weston Lilly, Racheal McGinnis, Eric Schneider, Sally Tanner, Kari Varner