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20 Questions w/ Marisa Aragón Ware

In anticipation of the Vibrant Femmes Gallery Opening, madelife sat down with Vibrant Femmes Artist Marisa Aragón Ware for a quick talk discussing her life as an Artist, inspirations, and process. Don’t miss the Vibrant Femmes Gallery Opening on April 7th! Describe yourself and your work:  Born and raised in Boulder, Colorado, I garnered my deep appreciation of nature from a childhood spent enveloped in the forests and glades of the Rocky Mountains. Those formative experiences heavily influence both my art…

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Meet artist and master printer Kevin Falco – 20 Questions

As we prepare for the unveiling of our next exhibit here at madelife, we like to take time to introduce our artists and give a window onto their motivations, thoughts, habits and origins. We’re thrilled to be able to highlight the work of Kevin Falco. Our opening with him and SMiLE here at madelife on November 11th is close at hand. Don’t miss the opening party from 7pm to 10pm, with live music by Sun Jr and Ancient Giant, live print-making and…

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20 Questions with SMiLE

We’re busy getting ready for our opening with Boulder’s own SMiLE at madelife on November 11th by getting to know this beloved local street artist better – here is his recent 20-question interview and shots just taken from his studio with a video of work that will be on display and for sale at the show. SMiLE is exhibiting with artist and master printer Kevin Falco who we will feature next week, with his own interview and studio visit. Don’t…

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Vision in Process: SMiLE / Falco Show November 11 – January 12

Vision in Process: SMiLE / Falco Show November 11 – January 12

  SMiLE + Kevin Falco, two very different artists with a shared intrinsic focus on the importance, strength and meditative qualities of process, and a skilled attention to detail bordering on the obsessive. Vision in Process highlights these two artists, both currently local to Boulder but international in their scope and breadth of work and practice; one adept on the streets of Paris, Bologna, Mykonos; the other in some of the most exalted contemporary art institutions and ateliers. Biographies and Statements:…

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VIBRANT FEMMES: Art, Opera, and Elixirs in the A.M.

Art, Opera and Elixirs in the morning – Our VIBRANT FEMMES last event is this Saturday, September 16 from 10am to 12 Noon and we’re so psyched to have Opera on Tap and Orbiting Olympia accompany the work by Madeleine Tonzi, Carolann Wachter, Liz Quan and Michelle Miller. We’ll have elixirs from Pure Planets and live screen printing – bring something to print on and show your love for women in the arts and all the femmes who live their…

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Untouched: Contemporary Nature Photography

madelife is pleased to announce our upcoming exhibition of contemporary nature photography, titled “Untouched”. Join us for the opening on Saturday September 21st at 7PM to celebrate the photography of recent madelife Creative Accelerator graduate Dana Doran, whose work will be appearing alongside nature and landscape pieces by D. Scott Clark and Max Seigal. The work of each artist reflects such a strong commitment to cultivating a sense of site and of subject, yet without ever assuming the transparency of…

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Ted Tahquechi Photography Talk

Ted Tahquechi is a legally blind photographer. His black and white photography showcases the shape and texture of the human form in the Bodyscapes style of portraiture. A Bodyscape is a style of artistic, close-up photography where images of the human body convey the impression of Landscapes. his work in this style ranges from abstract to flowing and sensual. While the imagery is of the nude human form, it is not explicit, making this collection suitable for all viewers. madelife…

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20 Questions w/ Liz Quan

Describe yourself and your work. I like complex things that are paired down to a comprehensive form and make work that is simple in form but has complex implications. How did you get started in your career as an artist?  After working as an art director in publishing for many years, I missed working with my hands. I explored multiple mediums such as leather, jewelry, and woodturning. They were all so fun and interesting. But clay was the medium that…

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Quick Questions w/ Carol Ann Wachter

With the Vibrant Femmes Gallery Exhibition opening this weekend in beautiful sunny Boulder, the artists are in full swing installing their works on our newly pristine walls. Amidst the beautiful chaos of creation, we sat down with our third artist of the show, Carol Ann Wachter, to dive into the mind of a remarkable Boulder fashion designer and phenomenal painter to unlock the secrets of her success in yet another segment of our Quick Questions series. _____________ To begin, how did you…

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20 Questions w/ Madeleine Tonzi

  Describe yourself and your work: The foundation of my work rests on the concept of Solastalgia. It is a term that was created by environmental philosopher and psychologist, Glenn Albrecht, to describe the emotional distress people were experiencing due to the loss of their environment as a result of industrial extraction and the impact of climate change. Within each painting, I seek to create emotive landscapes that underline the importance of preserving what is sacred. The landscapes I create are…

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Something That Means Something | Closing Reception

The Something That Means Something Show is only up for one more week! Join us, June 22, for the closing reception as we come together one last time to celebrate the four Boulder-Based artists featured in this show:ArtSoulLife, Gabriel Sanchez, Jonathan Brown, and Chloé Besson. DJ J-L-KANE will keep the tracks spinning as we get one more chance to meet the artists and enjoy the incredible body of work they put together for us. REGISTER HERE Closing Reception: June 22 5:30-8:00…

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Vibrant Femmes | Gallery Opening & Mural Dedication

Join us for the Opening Reception of the Vibrant Femmes Gallery Exhibition and the dedication of our brand new public wall murals! We are so excited to showcase the unique vision of four female artists smashing the art game right now: Carol Ann Wachter, Liz Quan, Madeleine Tonzi, & Michelle Miller. Their work shares a focus on dynamic color and organic form, and explores the concepts of place, engagement, mindset and creation in the present moment as an amazing showing of work…

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