Category archive: Creative Residency

PLATTEFORUM ANNOUNCES 2017/2018 ARTIST RESIDENCY PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS

PLATTEFORUM ANNOUNCES 2017/2018 ARTIST RESIDENCY PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS

image credit: Erika Diamond We are pleased to announce that our 2017/2018 Artist Residency program will include five artists hailing from across the country including Iowa and North Carolina, as well as three Denver-based artists this year. PlatteForum’s Resident Artists have been chosen through a competitive national selection process and will each spend five to eight weeks…

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…

ArtLab + Jenny Stratton Out in the Community

ArtLab + Jenny Stratton Out in the Community

Adventures at the N.E. WalkFest and The Garden Over the past six weeks ArtLab interns led by Artist and Residence Jennifer Stratton have explored their personal community histories through soil, film and photography. These workshops are centered in engagement and participatory storytelling practices with the surrounding community, as such Art Lab has had several experiences…

2015 – 2016 Artist Residency Application Q&A Session

2015 – 2016 Artist Residency Application Q&A Session

If you are a local or just in town visiting come by Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 6:30 for an open question and answer session. A panel of past resident artists, staff, and artist committee members will be discussing the application process and answering your questions about our residencies. If you have any questions about…

The dynamic duo from South Korea!

The dynamic duo from South Korea!

Artist JiSun Beak joined Kwantaeck Park for the final two weeks of the his residency.  And wow can she operate power tools (and just about any kind of tool including her amazing brain and happy spirit)! This duo collaborates together on each other’s exhibitions: JiSun just de-installed her MFA exhibition in New York where Kwantaeck was…

Artist Teri Frame Changed the Way I Wear Clay

Artist Teri Frame Changed the Way I Wear Clay

Ceramic performance artist Teri Frame, our resident this past summer, works with clay, performance, video, and ideas. Really amazing ideas. The best part of my job here at PlatteForum is getting to watch the artists as they work, help them in any way I can, and, with Teri Frame, really get a hands-on (and for this…

Travelers’ Tales Opening this Thursday + Call for Volunteers

Travelers’ Tales Opening this Thursday + Call for Volunteers

EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 5:30-8 P.M. ARTIST TERI FRAME + ARTLAB “Alexander the Great began his march into India in 327 BCE. The video series in progress is a paraphrase of this march as described in The Medieval Romance of Alexander by Jehan Wauquelin. Like other travelers’ tales of early, middle, and late histories, The Medieval…

PlatteForum Creative Resident Andrea Moore delivers TEDx Talk

PlatteForum Creative Resident Andrea Moore delivers TEDx Talk

The powerful Andrea Moore presented at a recent TEDx Mile High event. From the TEDxMileHigh website: “Andrea Moore makes art, and makes art happen, as a writer, performer, photographer, and producer. She is passionate about using creativity as a means for cultural activism, and works to foster connections and dialogue across social and cultural lines. In…

Announcing PlatteForum’s 2013/14 Season

PlatteForum is pleased to announce its 2013-2014 lineup of artists selected to participate in the Creative Residence program. This September marks the start of our 12th season of giving hope and direction to underserved youth who collaborate with master artists from around the world. This experience transforms the lives of the youth, the artists and the community. These…

War Hawk | Peace Dove

War Hawk  |  Peace Dove

New works by Maria Kozak May 9 – 31, 2013 Opening Reception: May 9, 5:30 – 8 p.m. at PlatteForum [quote]”For centuries birds have fascinated man, perhaps for their ability to fly and thus proximity to the supernatural. We have cast them as symbols of war, peace, vanity, courage, independence, wisdom, strength, greed, and harbingers of doom….

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