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ArtLab Summer Intensive Session 2011

Learning Lab with Creative Resident Kevin Curry Who: PlatteForum Creative Resident Kevin Curry + ArtLab What: Sculptural and conceptual workshops When: Workshops begin June 15 – August 9, 2011 From adolescence our psychological development is intimately tied to the concept of home, yet why is it that so many of us struggle to define it? Rather than shy away from…

Confluence Project 2011

In Residence: March 23 – May 6, 2011  Exhibition: Opens Friday, May 6, 2011, at MCA Denver, continues through May 29, 2011 in the Fox Family Idea Box at MCA Denver Youth: Confluence Project*: ArtLab + TeCo In the Spring of 2011 ArtLab will be working with PlatteForum’s Creative Resident, Daniele Pario Perra as well as the Museum of…

ArtLab Spring 2011 Interns

ArtLab is… 15 students from 10 different schools representing the amazing diverse youth of the Denver area.  PlatteForum is proud to announce the new additions to the ArtLab family below and the students are psyched to be working hard with Craig Volk, Associate Professor at the University of Colorado Denver; Andrea Moore, photographer and poet…

Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned

What: Lessons Learned: A Denver Pop-up Store When: Exhibition opens Thursday, September 2, 2010, 5:30-8:00pm; continues through Fall 2010 Where: Suite 120 in Riverfront Park, Denver Who: ArtLab + Metropolitan State College of Denver, Communication Design Students Lessons Learned – A Denver Pop-Up Store. This is a short-term retail exhibition that houses products—found objects—designed and packaged by the high…

Creativity = Life

Who: ArtLab Interns Summer 2010 What: Original Documentary and Public Service Announcements When: Friday, August 13th at 7:00pm Throughout the summer of 2010 the ArtLab interns of PlatteForum have been at it again. At what? Thecreative process, adventures, experiments, designing and learning. ArtLab summers are filled with experiences that the youth have never gone through before but lead towards…

Mural: Words are Power

Mural: Words are Power

Who:  PlatteForum’s ArtLab + Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect What:  Mural creation Words Are Power was created in the summer of 2010 by 15 youth from the PlatteForum’s ArtLab program in collaboration with the Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect. The mural’s conceptualization process took place…

Summer Intensive Session 2010

PlatteForum’s ArtLab Summer Intensive 2010 is in collaboration with Scott Kinnamon and Metropolitan State University Denver. Fifteen ArtLab Interns will work with Lead Artists, Judy Anderson, Scott Kinnamon and Lisa Abendroth, as well as senior student mentors from Metro State’s AIGA Leadership program.  The Interns will be under the supervision of Meagan Brncick, Education Director…

The Confluence Project 2010

ArtLab + TeCo from the MCA Denver  participate in The Confluence Project with PlatteForum  Creative Resident Katie Watson Learning Labs: January 11 – March 4, 2010 Exhibition: March 5 – April 4, 2010 at MCA Denver  This residency is the first annual Confluence Project: PlatteForum Artist Residency + MCA Denver Teens from MCA Denver’s TeCo and PlatteForum’s ArtLab worked with Katie Watson during her eight-week…

ArtLab Spring 2010 Interns

In the Spring of 2010 ArtLab will be working with PlatteForum’s Creative Resident, Katie Watson . In collaboration with the Denver Museum of Contemporary Art and the TECO program, during Katie’s residency the students will work to create experiential films to be installed at the MCA. For her residency Katie will create a complex interactive site-specific installation for the Idea Box at…

ArtLab + Birthday Smiles!

ArtLab + Birthday Smiles At the Samaritan House in Denver December 19th, 2009  Before the holidays ArtLab began working on their Service Learning project for the semester. ArtLab helped coordinate a birthday party for the youth at the Samaritan House in Denver and it was a blast! ArtLab painted murals to put up around the…

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