Go behind-the-scenes and get up close and personal with the artistic process. Meet some of Denver’s prolific artists and learn about their work and how creative ideas come to fruition within the depths of an art studio.

Open Press Studio
Mark Lunning
Open Press Studio is a 2,000 sq. ft. facility that allows complete flexibility to produce original prints in various processes including Intaglio, Lithography, Monotype, and more!  Visit ASLD instructor and master printer Mark Lunning, owner and operator of Open Press to learn more about the process of printmaking.
August 17 | Thursday, 6-7:30PM
$5 for members, $10 for non-members

Studio of Victoria Eubanks
Visit ASLD instructor Victoria Eubanks in her working encaustic art studio. An extension of her home, Victoria has redesigned an old garage into a fully functional private studio set-up for artmaking and small workshops.
August 19 | Saturday, 1-2:30PM
$5 for members, $10 for non-members

Jerry Simpson’s World of Found & Scrounged
Jerry Simpson | Ability: All
The saying goes “One man’s trash, is another man’s treasure”, a proverb that Jerry Simpson lives and breathes by.
As an assemblage artist, Jerry has acquired his art-making materials from thrift stores, hand-me-downs, alleys, dumpsters and everything in between. Visit the mecca, Jerry Simpson’s eclectic studio, of more than 20 years of collected found and scrounged materials.
August 26 | Saturday, 1-2:30PM
$5 for members, $10 for non-members

Mark Lunning
Victoria Eubanks

Demo & Dialogue

On Saturday afternoons from September through December, learn more about an artist’s process or favorite technique. Watch the demonstration and ask questions- emphasis on dialogue.
Open to the public at ASLD and Meininger Art Supply. Free for members, $5 suggested non-member donation.

“French Academy Portrait Drawing & Painting” with Raz Seri
Saturday, Sept 2 | 1 – 3pm | Meininger (Denver)

“Wheel Throwing Fundamentals” with Jack Heimerman
Saturday, Oct 7 | 1 – 3pm | ASLD

DENVER ARTS WEEK: Saturday, Nov 4
“Screen Printing” with Mark Friday | 11am – 1pm | Meininger (Denver)
“Pastels 101” with Judith Scott | 2pm – 4pm | Meininger (Denver)

“Introduction to Painting in Watercolor” with Dennis Pendleton
Saturday, Dec 2 | 1 – 3pm | Meininger (Denver)

Jack Heimerman

Thank you to Meininger, our Demo & Dialogue Series partner

Is there a faculty member, media or technique that you are interested in? Email us and let us know! Browse the bios of our current faculty to find out more!