Exhibitions at ASLD

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 United States.

Sketchy: Dedicated to the Art of the Sketch


EXHIBITION | January 12-February 26, 2024
CALL FOR ENTRY | November 20-December 17, 2023
OPENING RECEPTION | January 12, 2024
For Sketchy, we’re inviting members of the ASLD community to share works that celebrate figure drawing in all forms.

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Month of Printmaking Exhibits 2024


EXHIBITs | March 8-April 14, 2024
OPENING RECEPTION | March 8, 5:30-8:00PM
Celebrate Mo’Print with two different printmaking exhibits at ASLD: Supporting Indigenous Sisters and Printmaking 101.

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Guadalupe Hernandez Exhibit


EXHIBIT | April 26-June 1, 2024
OPENING RECEPTION | April 26, 5:30-8:00PM
In this culminating exhibit, artist-in-residence Guadalupe Hernandez explores themes of immigration, labor, and family.

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Social ME.dia


EXHIBIT & RECEPTION | April 12, 2024 | 5:30-8:00PM
CALL FOR ENTRY | TBD
ARTWORK DROPOFF | TBD
Join ASLD’s Teen Committee for a one-night pop-up featuring works about being a teen in the age of Social ME.dia.

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Visiting Artist Telagio Baptista – 65 & Older Exhibit


EXHIBIT | June 14-July 20, 2024
OPENING RECEPTION | Friday, June 14 | 5:30-8:00PM
CALL FOR ENTRY | TBD
ARTWORK DROPOFF | May 25-June 1
We’re learning from our elders in this exhibit that uplifts the work of ASLD members aged 65 or older, plus Visiting Artist Telagio Baptista.

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2024 Faculty Exhibition


EXHIBIT | August 9-September 20, 2024
OPENING RECEPTION | August 9, 5:30-8:00PM
CALL FOR ENTRY | TBD
ARTWORK DROPOFF | July 25-31
This exhibit shows off the talent of ASLD’s 125+ faculty members, who work in media ranging from paint to clay to metal to fiber and beyond!

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METALmorphosis: The Art of Transformation


EXHIBIT | September 27-October 25
OPENING RECEPTION | September 27, 5:30-8:00PM
CALL FOR ENTRY | TBD
ARTWORK DROPOFF | September 14-18
Colorado metalsmiths are invited to submit work for this show that highlights the unique artistry required to create metalworks.

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I See Red: A Small Works Exhibit


EXHIBIT | November 1-December 8, 2024
OPENING RECEPTION | November 1, 5:30-8:00PM
CALL FOR ENTRY | TBD
ARTWORK DROPOFF | October 19-21
This exhibit invites members of ASLD to consider the color red in small 2D and 3D works. all priced $250 or less with gift-giving in mind.

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Past Exhibitions

Back to Cool


EXHIBITION | August 11-September 15
OPENING RECEPTION | August 11
Back to Cool showcases instructor-nominated works by camp participants of all ages in the midst of an artistic exploration of mediums.

Small red box sitting open & empty on a dark wood background

Boxing Day: A Holiday Salon


EXHIBITION | November 4-December 11
CALL FOR ENTRY | October 10-15
OPENING RECEPTION | November 4
Think inside the box! Submit a small artwork to be part of our holiday salon – just in time for the holiday gift-giving season!

A small rectangular box wrapped in brown paper with a snowflake pattern and with a bow tied around it, against a background of pine branches.

Give A Little Art


EXHIBITION | November 19-December 12
OPENING RECEPTION | November 19
ARTWORK PICKUP | December 13-17
Come see small but mighty artwork by the ASLD community. Works will also be for sale – just in time for the holiday gift-giving season!

Art book by Alicia Bailey

Movable Medley

September 30-November 7, 2021 | Call for entry for hand-crafted, crowd sourced or SPOD book-works that include movable components beyond opening the cover or turning the pages. Curated by Abecedarian Artists’ Books