Author: Colleen Smith

Price is Rising

Portrait By Jensen Sutta MORRIS PRICE JR. exudes charisma. He’s an extrovert, dapperly dressed, impeccably mannered and effortlessly generous with his genuine smile. It comes as no surprise to learn that Price was nominated homecoming king at Colorado State University…

Fresh Perspectives

FOR THE 29TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR at Denver’s National Western Stock Show, the Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale is brewing. The show presents creative contemporary Western art and raises philanthropic funds, to boot. "Old John" sculpture…

Museum Makeover

THE MILE HIGH CITY’S art scene reached a new height as the Denver Art Museum unveiled the boldly reimagined $150 million transformation of the north campus in late October. Christoph Heinrich, the museum’s director, and his staff of 400 happily anticipated the…

Curating Community

Photography By From the Hip Photo NORA BURNETT ABRAMS spent close to a decade working at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver before being named its Mark G. Falcone Director in 2019. Now, as the museum prepares to celebrate its 25th anniversary in…

Taking Flight

ANA MARÍA HERNANDO lucked out in lock-down. The artist spent much of COVID-19 quarantine in the south of France, where she was an artist-in-residence at the La Napoule Art Foundation. “I was very lucky to be there, in the phenomenal chateau…

Views From the Top

Beyond the threshold of Betsy and George Wiegers’ Denver penthouse, the first captivating visual is the expansive bird’s-eye view. Colorado’s snow-capped Rocky Mountains form a dramatic background. The Mile High City skyline looms in mid-distance. And 12 stories below, Cherry Creek North bustles. This…

Landscaping is Healthy and Growing in Colorado

Gardening was not canceled by the pandemic in 2020. Neither did the coronavirus cancel landscaping in Colorado. Quite the contrary. Gov. Jared Polis deemed landscaping crews essential workers, and landscaping is one branch of the state’s economy that has flourished.…