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Instructor Highlight | Laura Peuquet

Madelife joined writer and brand strategist Laura Peuquet for a quick talk about today’s social media trends, working for various clients, and branding strategy. Want to learn how to curate content strategically so that you reach the right audience at the right time? Check out Laura’s Smart Social Branding Course at Madelife! You have worked with a variety of clients and companies. How has your experience helped to hone your working process as a brand strategist? From working with a variety…

Instructor Highlight | Chelsea Chorpenning

Starting October 15th, Chelsea Chorpenning will be teaching an 8-week Lifestyle Photography Course at madelife! We met up with Chelsea for a quick discussion about her career, process, and life as a professional photographer!   How did you get started as a lifestyle photographer and how would you define the genre? I was given my first film camera when I was 15 after taking an intro to photography class in high school. I was instantly hooked. However, I didn’t see it…

20 questions w/ Jerod Barker

Madelife visited Community Hangout Winner and Natural Feels Artist Jerod Barker at his studio for a quick chat before his group show at Madelife! Don’t miss the opening reception of the Natural Feels Gallery Show, this Saturday at Madelife. Describe yourself and your work: I am easily distracted and always looking for something new, which could be why my medium and style tend to change with time. Who or what has been your biggest influence? My biggest influence has always…

20 Questions w/ Daniel Stolberg

In anticipation of his group show at Madelife, we visited Daniel Stolberg‘s Studio to check out his recent work and ask him a few questions! Don’t miss the opening reception of the Natural Feels Gallery Show, this Saturday at Madelife!   Describe yourself and your work:  Painting is a source of positive energy in my life. I let my mood and attitude guide my color and pattern choices. In my latest series WINDOWS, I use iconic imagery to contrast abstract…

Studio Visit w/ Artist & Designer Alexa Allen

In anticipation of this week’s workshop with Alexa Allen, madelife visited Alexa in her studio for a quick chat and a look at her process and work.    When & where did you first learn your craft? I attended California College of the Arts (CCA) in San Francisco and have a degree in furniture design. I worked in the Bay area for 8-9 years doing high-end custom cabinetry. When I moved to back to Boulder in 2009 (I am originally from here)…

madelife presents this year’s jury for the Community Hang(out) & Beat Cypher

We were thrilled and honored to have Matt Chasansky, Manager, Boulder’s Office of Arts and Culture, and Lauren Click,  Grants Coordinator, Boulder’s Office of Arts and Culture, as well as artist/curator Mark Moffett, Board Member, Arts!Lafayette and artist Ana Maria Hernando, Board Member, MCA Denver,  jurying the 2018 madelife Community Hang(out). Meet this year’s jurors: Matt Chasansky Matt Chasansky was listed in the Westword’s “100 Colorado creatives 3.0” for his work as Manager of the City of Boulder’s Office of…

20 Questions w/ Stella Maria Baer

madelife caught up with Stella Maria Baer to ask her a few questions before her group show at madelife. See Stella’s Incredible moon paintings and more at the Vibrant Femmes Opening Reception on April 7th!     Describe yourself and your work. I am a painter and photographer originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico. In my work, I explore the mythology of the desert, the cosmology of space, and the topography of the human body. I live in Denver with my…

20 Questions w/ Julia Lunk

Meet Vibrant Femmes Artist Julia Lunk. We Caught up with Julia to ask her a few questions before her show at madelife.  Vibrant Femmes Gallery Opening: April 7th, 2018 7-10pm   Describe yourself and your work:  Hungarian born and raised painter, Boulder resident for the last seventeen years, with a strong desire for being out of doors and seeking solitude often to replenish the mind rich with dreams. My works are altars l laden with symbols of life-giving energies. Preserving the…

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…

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…

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…

Words: A Collection of Works by Carlyn Maia

madelife is proud to present, Words,  a collection of original poetry, photography and graphic design written and produced by 19 year old, Carlyn Maia. Diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) in 2016, Carlyn chose to funnel her emotions during recovery into shedding positive light onto an illness with traditionally negative connotations while exploring the complicated and often times challenging aspects of living with an illness. Carlyn found relief and understanding in her recovery after being diagnosed. Having struggled with intense emotional…