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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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Natural Feels | Opening Reception

  Join us Saturday, September 22nd for the Opening Reception of the Natural Feels gallery show! Opening Reception: 7 – 10 pm Featuring works by: Jackson Ellis Daniel Stolberg Jerod Barker Cristina Ponticelli (more…)

  • September 22, 2018
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Caffeinated Mornings | Change Every-Thing W/ David Slayden

Caffeinated Mornings | Change Every-Thing W/ David Slayden

  Life moves pretty fast these days and the creative industries move even faster. So how do we keep up? Whats next? Where are the next generation of creative problem solvers? Join us for an insightful and definitely tangental, talk with creative industry veteran, and innovative educator David Slayden. About David Slayden: David has been (more…)

  • August 3, 2018
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

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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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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…

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