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Gifts and Discoveries Sneak Peek

The University of Denver students may be on Winter Break, but the staff at the Myhren Gallery is hard at work preparing for the upcoming A Decade of Gifts and Discoveries exhibition. We are working on constructing an interesting new configuration to host the cornucopia of artwork from the University Art Collection which will appear

Jeffrey Keith – Faculty Triennial 2012

Above: Jeffrey Keith, “Gone”, Oil on birch, 2011. Though influenced by the Abstract Expressionists, Jeffrey says he is more strongly drawn towards the figurative work of California painters. In the early 80s, Jeffrey transitioned towards a more abstract style himself, feeling that it provided a deeper level of expression. Color theory is central to Jeffrey

Kevin Curry – Faculty Triennial 2012

Kevin Curry is an adjunct in the School of Art and Art History at the University of Denver and teaches classes in Sculpture, 3D Approaches and Concepts. He writes: “My work involves a mapping of sorts, a multidisciplinary collection of history and storytelling that reflects the looked-over, passed-over, hidden and forgotten parts of our culture

Lawrence Argent – Faculty Triennial 2012

Above: pieces by Lawrence Argent It’s impossible to stroll around downtown Denver without bumping into the work of DU sculpture professor Lawrence Argent. After all, Argent is the artist behind Denver’s famous blue bear – properly titled I See What You Mean. On the DU campus, Argent’s Whispers celebrates the open pursuit of learning through lecture, debate, and

Susan Meyer – Faculty Triennial 2012

  Susan Meyer is a lecturer in the School of Art and Art History at the University of Denver. Through complex sculptural installations, she creates fanciful habitats from materials, such as acrylic, steel rods, aluminum and wood. These environments, suggestive of architectural models, are inhabited by scale models of the human form, which are shown