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Category archive: Creative Residency

Resources for Artists and Youth During COVID-19

PlatteForum is dedicated to connecting artists and youth to resources so they can succeed and thrive. During our temporary closure, we are continuing to share information, opportunities, and support for our community on this page and on our social media. We do not have to endure this crisis alone; please lean on your community and…

TWO Receptions, ONE Show | PROTOTYPE PEACE with Resident Artist Mackenzie Browning and ArtLab Interns

TWO Receptions, ONE Show | PROTOTYPE PEACE with Resident Artist Mackenzie Browning and ArtLab Interns

PROTOTYPE PEACE An exhibition of new work by Resident Artist Mackenzie Browning and ArtLab Interns OPENING RECEPTION 6pm, Thursday, July 12th CLOSING RECEPTION 6pm, Thursday, July 26th Both receptions are free and open to the public. Gallery hours for PROTOTYPE PEACE exhibition: OPEN  July 16- 26 Monday-Thursday 10am – 4pm CLOSED  Friday, July 20th PROTOTYPE PEACE takes the opposite direction of the proposed border wall designs near San…

2018/2019 RESIDENT ARTIST CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

2018/2019 RESIDENT ARTIST CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

We are now accepting applications for the 2018/2019 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. Residencies at PlatteForum are competitive with over 100 applications and only five slots awarded each year….

Dinner with the Ego and I, slam poetry multimedia performance by Hakeem Furious + ArtLab Interns

Dinner with the Ego and I, slam poetry multimedia performance by Hakeem Furious + ArtLab Interns

“Dinner with the Ego and I,” slam poetry multimedia performance by Resident Artist Hakeem Furious along with high school students from PlatteForum’s own ArtLab program PlatteForum is thrilled to present a new immersive performance experience, “Dinner with the Ego and I,” coming this October. The one-night only performance will be held on Thursday, October 26….

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…

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