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Laleh Mehran and Christopher Coleman – Faculty Triennial 2012

Above: Stills from single channel video piece The Geometric Boundary Structures, now showing in the Faculty Triennial exhibition Laleh Mehran and Christopher Coleman are frequent collaborators and co-founders of CO-LAB, an event based initiative that “brings together interdisciplinary makers and thinkers to create conversational bridges… and intends to instigate and inspire collaboration amongst branches of art, culture, politics...

February 6, 2012December 3, 2019

Rafael Fajardo – Faculty Triennial 2012

Above from top: Sketches from Fajardo’s game Juan and the Beanstalk; Papercraft (in)Action Figures – Faculty Triennial installation Rafael Fajardo is an Associate Professor in Electronic Media Art & Design and Director of Digital Media Studies at the University of Denver. Fajardo is the founding director of SWEAT, an artist collaborative that makes socially conscious video games. Exhibited...

January 27, 2012December 3, 2019

Jim Good – Faculty Triennial 2012

Above: “Good” © Jim Good “I have always been interested in the ability of typography to express multiple layers of meaning.” – Jim Good Typography is one of the most important elements of visual design. In the piece, “Good,” he contrasts a mid-16th century typeface, Garamond, with the Futura typeface, which was developed in 1927.  Good...

January 14, 2012December 3, 2019

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...

January 12, 2012December 3, 2019

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...

January 9, 2012December 3, 2019

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...

January 7, 2012December 3, 2019