creativity

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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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…

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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/ 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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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/ 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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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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Vibrant Femmes Opening Reception

Join us as a part of Boulder Arts Week on April 7th, from 7PM– 10PM, for the opening of the Vibrant Femmes Show! Vibrant Femmes: Femmeral focuses on the ephemeral nature of life, natural and human, and the interwoven symbiotic way in which we interact with our environment and the ways in which our environment can shape our experience. Femmeral showcases the figurative works of 4 artists who, in their own ways, depict the fragile, ever-changing core of existence on…

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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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