Seoul-based artist Kim Jongku is presenting six large paintings he created during his visiting residency at the University of Colorado Boulder, which were influenced by Colorado's landscape. Jongku grinds down iron rods and affixes the filings to canvas before allowing gravity to control the direction the steel powder moves.
Denver-based multi-disciplinary artist Derrick Velasquez is best known for his three-dimensional wall art, in which he layers of vinyl in dozens of vibrant hues. In this exhibition, he investigates form and structure as he reflects on the relationships we have with materials. Tue-Sun, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Mexico City painter, sculptor, and videographer Anibal Catalan studied architecture before visual arts. That background comes through in his prominent use of structure. This show marks his solo debut in the United States. Tue-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Grab a group of girlfriends for ladies night at Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. Local hip-hop artists and femcees (female emcees) Kitty Crimes and DGirl will perform and sit on a panel discussion about women's history in rapping with Metropolitan State University professors Dr. B. Afeni McNeely Cobham and Dr. Jessica Parker.
These artists don't use paintbrushes; their tools are digital—a combination of sights, sounds, and human interaction. Learn how individuals are pushing the boundaries of the art of live audiovisual performance during four days of lectures, workshops, and performances. Thu-Sun, times vary.
Does gender play a role in how we use technology? Seven female artists seek to answer that question in this group exhibit that showcases modern multimedia techniques. Don’t miss videos by Lynn Hershman Leeson, an award-winning filmmaker whose works have been shown at the Sundance and Toronto International film festivals. Tue-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Watch Boulder-based wedding dress designer Maggie Evans create an original bridal gown from start to finish. During the creative process, observers can write thoughts on the garment, helping to shape to the final design, which will be showcased in a fashion show on August 17. Bonus: Attend a sewing workshop on August 14. Tue-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
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