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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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Design is Life | Live an inspiring life while you can

Daniel Braha Daniel Braha has spent more than a third of his 16-year design career working from remote locations around the globe. In Boulder, he co-founded the design shop Good Apples, then left for a three-year journey, proving that design, travel and living the ideal life are one and the same. He lived with orphans (more…)

  • September 7, 2018
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

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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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Building Brands | The foundations of brand building

Join Founder/designer of Angry+Bovine, Jay Ferracane, as he leads us through an immersive workshop designed to provide you with insights and approaches to building strong brands. Perfect for designers, creatives, creative entrepreneurs or anyone wanting to boost their foundational knowledge of brand building. This will be a working session with the intent of learning through application. (more…)

  • September 20, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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20 Questions w/ Neil Yarnal

  The Makings of a Man Opening Reception is just two days away! madelife sat down with Neil Yarnal, before his group show this Saturday, for a quick discussion on his process, inspirations, and life as a creative.  Describe yourself and your work. I am a hot knife, cutting through the mundane, the norm & what’s been done. As I grow, I’m learning that I am a special case—someone who never quite fits in. I’ve always been the odd man out, something…

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20 Questions w/ Steven Morrell

Madelife caught up with Steven Morrell for a quick chat about his process, inspirations, and life as an Artist. Don’t miss your chance to catch a view of Steven’s most recent work ‘Ibashi’ at The makings of a Man Opening Reception on June 30th! Describe yourself and your work. I have been involved in creative endeavors my whole life. I began painting at around 12, and have continued to explore many forms of creative expression as a professional in the…

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20 Questions w/ Michael Dixon

  madelife is thrilled to be showcasing an array of portraiture works by Michael Dixon for The Makings of a Man Show. In anticipation of the show’s opening reception, madelife sat down with Michael to discuss his work, process, and life as an Artist.    The Makings of a Man Opening Reception | Saturday, June 30th | 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm   Describe yourself and your work:  I am a bi-racial black man, and I make work about race and identity. I was…

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Leatherwork Workshop w/ Alexa Allen

August 30th | 6pm – 9pm | @ madelife Join us for a hands-on DIY Luxury leatherwork workshop led by Artist & Designer Alexa Allen! In this 3 hr workshop, you will be introduced to the craft of making leather goods by hand. We will cover all the basics of how to construct your own hand-stitched (more…)

  • August 30, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Monoprint Workshop using AKUA water-based inks | w/ Artist & Instructor Amanda Barrow

Monoprint Workshop using AKUA water-based inks With artist / instructor Amanda Barrow Sunday September 23rd 10am to 3pm madelife $90 Limited to 10 participants Join us for an in-depth Monotype Printing Workshop with Printmaker & Instructor Amanda Barrow. Amanda will lead participants through a hands-on course designed to demonstrate various techniques using AKUA water-based inks. (more…)

  • September 23, 2018
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Caffeinated Mornings | Lie. Cheat. Steal. Secrets of a Storyteller

If you’ve ever told a story, you know you need some reference to draw from, to make that story relatable and convincing. Experiences, memories, facts, opinions, humorous moments and gut wrenching details are all the keys to a good story. But for some of us…how we acquire these tools to do what we do, so (more…)

  • June 1, 2018
    9:00 am - 10:30 pm

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