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     Stand Out Show: “standout show” during Denver Arts Week. Nov 1, 2018 Things to Do for Denver Arts Week https://www.westword.com/arts/things-to-do-for-denver-arts-week-and-first-friday-november-1-to-4-2018-10963187 Nov 1, 2018 Fifteen Ways for Art Lovers to Kick Off Denver Arts Week:https://www.westword.com/arts/things-to-do-for-denver-arts-week-and-first-friday-november-1-to-4-2018-10963187    

Standout Stop for Arts Week

Fifteen Ways for Art Lovers to Kick Off Denver Arts Week SUSAN FROYD | NOVEMBER 1, 2018 | 7:11AM When First Friday collides with Denver Arts Week on Friday, November 2, it will create an explosion of exhibition openings, $52.80 art deals at galleries all over town and, as it happens, Día de los Muertos street celebrations connected to artwalks in …

Westword announces Colorado Women in Abstraction

Westword, A Village Voice Media newspaper covering Denver and surrounding areas, announces Colorado Women in Abstraction at Center for Visual Arts, MSU, Denver, Friday, July 15.  My work, “Vortex” is featured (below). http://www.westword.com/event/colorado-women-in-abstraction-7923758 THINGS TO DO IN DENVER Colorado Women in Abstraction   Courtesy of the Center for Visual Art/MSUD Margaret Pettee Olsen,”Vortex.”  DETAILS Time:6:00 p.m. …

Work to be included in CO Women In Abstraction, Center for Visual Arts

Hopefully, you’ve heard about the upcoming exhibit at the Denver Art Museum, Women of Abstract Expressionism, curated by Gwen Chanzit running June 12th-September 25th. I think this will be an interesting fleshing-out of the history that put New York City at the center of the global Art World map. A show that responds to that …

FILE NOT FOUND work by Margaret Pettee Olsen + Brian Kane

  FILE NOT FOUND Work by BRIAN KANE and MARGARET PETTEE OLSEN Curated by Alexander Castro OCTOBER 15 2015 through NOVEMBER 14 2015 Opening Reception: OCTOBER 15, 2015, 5-10 pm Gallery EOSS 91 Hartford Ave., Suite 105, Providence, RI 718.501.4155 https://www.facebook.com/galleryeoss/ Gallery EOSS welcomes BRIAN KANE and MARGARET PETTEE OLSEN for its November show, FILE NOT …

State of the Art Criticism

I’ve been away from my blog as I’ve been planning and then moving my studio to a new, much larger space. A flood forced the move, but it turned out to be an excellent one. So I have some catching-you-up to do. Here’s a quick recap of what’s been of note to me outside the …

Facture — Finding My Way in Paint

Above, Waves (detail), 2013, polymer, reflective and interference pigment on canvas was sold to a private collector.   For years I’ve been inclined to put down subtle washes that I would build, layer upon layer.  I was immersed in the recognition of fast painting for so long during the eighties I reacted by defying painterly-ness …

ARTMIX @ BMOCA

  This September 20th consider participating in the silent Auction at BMoCA. (Update –This painting was sold at auction to a private collector.)   My work, ‘Waves’ (pictured above) will be available.  A detail (below) highlights some of this painting’s subtle reflective properties. Click the link below to view auction items and further information on …