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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…

CO-4KIDS

ArtLab + Colorado Department for Human Services This spring we had the opportunity to team up with folks from all around the city and state to work on a project spreading awareness around the statewide hotline: 1-844-CO-4-KIDS. The aim of this project was to promote the hotline while spreading a positive message to communities around reporting child…

Call For PlatteForum’s ArtLab Lead Artists

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Deadline: 5:00pm, Friday, May 6, 2016 We are no longer accepting proposals. Sign up for our mailing list to stay in the know about upcoming opportunities.  Here at PlatteForum we have always been at the crossroads where art and activism intersect. The exploration of the role art plays in our society is…

A Million For What Matters

PlatteForum has teamed up with AMP the Cause for 2016’s, A Million For What Matters. Help us by purchasing a raffle ticket today. With each entry you will be entered to win a 2016 Ford Escape and PlatteForum gets to keep $9.41 of each $10 ticket sold! Be sure to make your purchase by March 18th…

Kim Estes McCarty to Lead PlatteForum as Executive Director

Kim Estes McCarty to Lead PlatteForum as Executive Director Denver, CO – PlatteForum is pleased to announce that Kim Estes McCarty will lead the organization as Executive Director beginning January 11, 2016. McCarty brings over 20 years of experience in community relations, marketing, communications, human resources and fundraising to PlatteForum. As Executive Director, McCarty will…

Uchay Joel Chima’s Formations Opens at PlatteForum

Uchay Joel Chima’s Formations Opens at PlatteForum

“FORMATIONS” OPENS AT PLATTEFORUM THURSDAY, DEC. 17 Resident Artist Uchay Joel Chima and Participants from Mi Casa Display Images that Inspire Hope DENVER – PlatteForum’s second artist exhibition opening of the 2015/2016 season, FORMATIONS, will begin Thursday, Dec. 17 at PlatteForum, 2400 Curtis Street, Denver, CO. The exhibit will feature mixed-media paintings and collages by…

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