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.

delecTABLE 2023

APRIL 7 – MAY 19, 2023 | In its 6th iteration, ASLD exhibits national ceramic artists’ functional works in our national juried biennial exhibition on the fine art of dining.

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Flagpole Project

CALL FOR ENTRY OPEN THROUGH MARCH 31 | Fly your flag with us! We’re seeking original fiber artwork flags that tell stories of Denver’s history.

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Person cutting paper with scissors and looking very focused.

Process Exhibit

EXHIBITION | August 12-September 25, 2022
OPENING RECEPTION | August 12
Our 35th Anniversary Exhibit is all about Process: Making Things on the Way to Making Other Things.

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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!

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Past Exhibitions

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

Painted yard signs spelling out create

2020 is Hindsight

December 4, 2020 – January 24, 2021 | We’re ready to head into 2021 with our community leading the way. Help fill our courtyard with reflections on the past year and hopes for the new one. Anyone and everyone is welcome to participate.

A printmaker holds out their print in progress.

ASLD Print Fair

EXHIBITION | March 4-27, 2022
OPENING RECEPTION | March 4
CALL FOR ENTRY | Interest form due Feb 21
ARTWORK DROP-OFF | Artists will be contacted directly
Call for entry for artwork by printmakers who are members of ASLD.

Black and white photo of a clock with extreme shadows.

Keeping Time

EXHIBITION | January 21-February 27
CLOSING RECEPTION | February 25, 5:30-8:30PM
This exhibition includes artwork by members of ASLD that examine the unreliable lenses through which we view the past.