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RESIDENT ARTIST CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

We are now accepting applications for the 2017/2018 residency season. The Artist Residency program is open to artists in all genres, in any stage of their career. We encourage local, national, and international artists to apply. Click here for more information and to apply.

2016 Was a Great Year Thanks to You!

Thanks to your generosity we were able to accomplish the following in 2016: Provided services to close to 500 youth, artists, families and community members through workshops, exhibitions and community service projects Increased the number of high school students in our ArtLab internship from 7 to 14, increasing the likelihood they will graduate from high…

Month of Photography Show by PlatteForum ArtLab interns

PlatteForum is pleased to announce the exhibition Pictorial Vexillography, Concerns in Different Regularities Opening noon-2pm, Saturday, March 18, 2017 free, public reception at PlatteForum Presented as part of Denver’s Month of Photography, the exhibition will remain on display through April 1, 2017. Gallery hours are Tuesdays – Saturdays, noon – 6 p.m. Developed by PlatteForum…

CALL FOR Photography-Based Lead Artists to Teach ArtLab

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS | Deadline: 9:00am, Monday, November 28th, 2016 PlatteForum is currently accepting proposals for photography-themed Lead Artists to mentor PlatteForum’s ArtLab interns through conversations and responses to some of the most pressing social issues in Denver communities, nationally, and beyond. The chosen Lead Artist(s) will work with approx. 15 high school ArtLab interns…

ArtLab intern Applications NOW OPEN!

Are you a high school sophomore or junior looking for a creative opportunity in the arts? Applications for PlatteForum’s ArtLab are now open! CLICK HERE to apply today! Application Deadline: 5 pm, Sunday, November 20, 2016 Interviews Begin: Friday, November 28, 2016 New ArtLab Interns Start in early January 2017! CHECKLIST ☐ Complete the ArtLab Application Form….

2016/2017 Artist in Residence Line Up

2016/2017 Artist in Residence  August 15th – October 6th, 2016 | HeeJin Jang, Originally from S. Korea; presently lives in NY, NY. November 1st – December 15th, 2016 | Sarah Gerard, Brooklyn, NY January 2nd – February 2nd, 2017 | Courtney Kemp, Portland, OR March 20th – May 11th, 2017 | Kate Speer, Denver, CO June…

303 ArtWay Call for Artists: NOW CLOSED

303 ArtWay Call for Artists: 40th & Colorado A­-Line Station Temporary Public Art Project Budget: Up to $30,000 (all­ inclusive budget) Deadline: 5:00PM Sunday, July 10th, 2016 NOW CLOSED Applicants are encouraged to visit the site with the Project Team on either 4pm Tuesday, June 21st or 4pm Thursday June 23rd. The group will meet…

ArtLab + CCN Literacy Workshop

ArtLab + CCN Literacy Workshop

This summer PlatteForum’s ArtLab teamed up with the youth at Colfax Community Network in a literacy workshop series focused on poetry. Though the investigation of various styles of poetry CCN youth will exercise skills in; grammar, parts of speech, reading retention, spelling and much more. Each session rotated through a hands on lesson focused on…

Summer 2016: Counter/Current

Summer 2016: Counter/Current

ArtLab Summer 2016: Counter/Current Summer is officially here and PlatteForum’s ArtLab Interns have been working away in the studio under the theme Counter/Current. Counter/Current is about addressing social issues present in today’s conversations while embracing the tools used by sub/counter culture groups from 1960s to present day. Think; DIY, mix tapes, zines, posters, performances, spoken word poetry,…

Graduation, Summer and ArtLab!

Graduation, Summer and ArtLab!

PlatteForum is where creation, collaboration and connection live. It’s where at-risk youth collaborate with master artists from around the world to find hope and direction. It’s where our award-winning ArtLab programming provides an outlet for the inspiration, hard work and discipline of underserved high school students. Summer break is when our time with the interns is most intense…

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