ASLD hosts a variety of exhibitions at our historic Grant Street location and in partnership with various creative spaces throughout the community. Representing the diversity of the thriving Denver arts community, our exhibitions also provide an opportunity to examine current trends and purchase original fine art from faculty, students, and celebrated artists from across the U.S.
UPCOMING ONSITE EXHIBITIONS
delecTABLE: the fine art of dining
The fourth installment of our biennial national juried exhibition of ceramic works from artists across the United States, chosen to represent the best in contemporary tabletop clay.
Fourth Biennial National Juried Exhibit of Functional Ceramics
National Juried Exhibition | Juror: Marty Fielding
Invitational | 2D ‘cuisine themed’ artwork
- Exhibition Dates: April 6 – May 18, 2018
- Preview & Purchase Party
Friday, April 6 | 6:00-9:00pm (ticketed event)
- Artist Reception: Friday, April 27 | 5:30-8:00pm
Quang Ho: Solo Exhibit
Quang Ho is a renowned master painter whose work has been exhibited all over the world.
ASLD is pleased to showcase a special solo exhibition of Quang’s collection of drawings, watercolor and oil paintings!
- Exhibition Dates: June 1 – July 6, 2018
- First Friday | Artist Reception: June 1 | 5:30 – 8pm
Intuit in Tarot
The artist reception will feature a “Make Your Own Card” table, music, card & palm readers!
Guest curator: Holly Hurd, ASLD Faculty
- Exhibition Dates: July 13 – August 17, 2018
- Artist Reception: July 13 | 5:30 – 8:00pm
The use of tarot dates back before the 17th century and while the media typically portrays tarot card reading as a hokey means of circus tent fortune telling, it is in fact ancient, highly respected and exploding in popularity as a visual art form. Join the Art Students League as we showcase this unique and imaginative art of tarot cards all based on the 12 Major Arcana as selected by guest curator, ASLD Faculty artist – Holly Hurd.
Artists' Book Cornucopia IX
About the juror: Sha Towers is an Art Liaison Librarian and Director of Liaison Services at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He first encountered Artists books in 2007, promptly fell in love with the medium, and began building a collection which now numbers over 1,000 works. He is also the Vice Chair/Chair Elect of the Texas-Mexico chapter of the Art Libraries Society of North America. To view online prospectus or to apply, please visit: Abecedarian Artists Books
International Juried Exhibition
- Exhibition Dates: August 24 – September 28, 2018
- Third Friday | Artist Reception: August 24 | 5:30-8:00pm
- Curator’s Talk: Friday, Sept 14 | 6 – 7pm
Ninth in an annual series of international exhibitions of contemporary artists’ books, ASLD is pleased to host Artists’ Book Cornucopia IX, an exhibit that showcases a broad range of Artists’ Books. From traditional codex, printed letterpress, to sculptural objects and one-of-a-kind editions, this exhibition is a cornucopia of engaging and intimate genres of Artists’ Books, allowing the viewer a rare opportunity to examine the works up close as selected by guest juror Sha Towers and guest curator, ASLD faculty Alicia Bailey.