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Using MIDI Controllers w/ Justin Forthuber

Join us for another one day workshop at Madelife! Madelife director of operations and music mentor Justin Forthuber will be leading an introductory workshop on MIDI controllers. Learn what a MIDI controller is, how to connect it to your computer, and start creating and recording your sound in this one-day workshop!   Topics that will (more…)

  • Using MIDI Controllers
    May 2, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Documenting your Artwork Part two: Editing and Post production

Documentation is an essential part of getting your work out there. Whether it’s building your website, submitting to a juried show, or in prep to make the perfect Christmas card. The first step is photographing it. Easier said than done. Come to madelife and learn how to accurately photograph your work while troubleshooting common problems (more…)

  • April 25, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Documenting Your Art (part 1): Photographing

Documentation is an essential part of getting your work out there. Whether its building your website, submitting to a juried show, or in prep to make the perfect Christmas card. The first step is photographing it. Easier said than done.   Come to Madelife and learn how to accurately photograph your work while troubleshooting common (more…)

  • March 28, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Opening Doors and Getting Drenched in Art

Opening Doors and Getting Drenched in Art

Madelife is a mutable space. From one day to the next, furniture gets moved around, meetings happen, creative projects get worked on, events happen, and you just never know what might pop up throughout the day. People are always passing through and the vibe waxes and wanes with the influx of employees, students, and passersby. One treat we love about our space and our work is the accessibility. You just never know who might walk in the door at any…

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Waste Share | Art and Action Community Celebration

  Join us in celebration of madelife’s 7th anniversary for an evening of art and music! Waste Share is an event focused on bringing awareness to the waste that exists in our world and bringing people together to collectively take responsibility and do their part.  Featured Artists:  DJ FUNKMAMMOTH ALEX LUHR FAYE LAREINE JESSE LEVINE (more…)

  • Waste Share
    November 16, 2018
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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15 Maker Questions | Ceramicist Bridget Dorr

Local Ceramicist Bridget Dorr will be leading a hands-on workshop at Madelife on November 15th. Madelife visited Bridget in her Boulder studio to ask her a few questions and to check out some of her beautiful work.   When & where did you first learn your craft? I first started pottery in college while getting my Art Therapy degree.  I took a ceramics class first semester and ended up declaring a ceramic minor that year. Who (or what) has been…

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Hip Hop Future Bass

Join us this Saturday, in the Madelife BlackBox, for a Hip Hop Future Bass Show featuring music by: OTICAH COLIN RICH FAYE LAREINE (more…)

  • October 20, 2018
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Hand Built Ceramic Gifts w/ Bridget Dorr 

November 15th 6-9pm madelife Enjoy a relaxing evening of molding and sculpting clay into a personalized table piece with the guidance of local ceramicist Briget Dorr, who will take your hand crafted pieces to her studio, where she will fire, glaze, and finish them with the touch of a professional. Craft a personal piece for (more…)

  • November 15, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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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…

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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…

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20 Questions w/ Cristina Ponticelli

Madelife sat down with Artist and Architect Cristina Ponticelli for a quick discussion about her work, inspirations, and life as an artist. Don’t miss the opening reception of the Natural Feels Gallery Show at Madelife! Describe yourself and your work. I’m a simple person with passions and manias. Architecture, Art, and Design – if there’s a difference between them – are my passions. Perfectionism and attention to detail are my manias. My work reflects the marriage of my passion and…

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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)…

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