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.
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.
EXHIBITION | September 29-October 20
CALL FOR ENTRY | September 4-10
OPENING RECEPTION | September 29
This exhibit invites members of ASLD to send messages & musings behind a work of visual art on a postcard.
EXHIBITION | June 16-July 16
OPENING RECEPTION | June 16
In her first photography exhibit, artist-in-residence Natalia Roberts explores strength, loneliness, absurdity and love through the human body.
February 2023 | Anthony High combines drawing, painting, and printmaking processes in his unique collagraph works inspired by his Black heritage.
EXHIBITION | March 3-27
CALL FOR ENTRY | February 4-11
OPENING RECEPTION | March 3
This exhibit celebrates the evolution of photography as a medium and the art of storytelling through photo.
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!
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!
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
June 14–August 15, 2021 | Join ASLD for a celebration of the Summer Solstice! Featuring community-created art on the theme of growing things and the power of the sun.
February 8 – April 2, 2021 | An outdoor Sculpture Exhibit: Curated by ASLD faculty member Dea Shea. Come find a moment of peace among the artwork in the ASLD courtyard.
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.
August 28 – October 31 2020 |Gregg Deal is an artist and member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Nation. His outdoor installation in the courtyard of ASLD considered the identity of contemporary indigenous people in the US.
EXHIBITION | August 12-October 7, 2022
OPENING RECEPTION | August 12
Our 35th Anniversary Exhibit is all about Process: Making Things on the Way to Making Other Things.
EXHIBITION | June 17-July 24, 2022
OPENING RECEPTION | June 17
ARTWORK DROP-OFF | June 9-11
Celebrate the youngest artists in our community with this fun summer exhibit showcasing works by ASLD members ages 6-17.
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.
JUNE 2022-JULY 2023 | The Flagpole Project is an outdoor exhibit featuring original fiber artwork flags that tell stories of Denver’s history.
EXHIBITION | April 8-May 22, 2022
OPENING RECEPTION | April 8, 5:30-8:30PM
The culminating exhibit of Artist-in-Residence Kevin Snipes’ time at ASLD.
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.
August 29 – October 31 | An outdoor Ekphraistik Exhibit: Curated by Holly-Kai Hurd and Suzi Q. Smith. Join us for a conversation of words, visual art, and performance to illustrate the Black experience and current climate in 8 parts.
APRIL 7 – MAY 21, 2023 | In its 6th iteration, ASLD exhibits national ceramic artists’ functional works in our national juried biennial exhibition on the fine art of dining.
JUL 28 – AUG 31, 2020 | In its 5th iteration, ASLD exhibits national ceramic artists’ functional works in our national juried biennial exhibition on the fine art of dining.
JAN 31–MAR 15, 2020 | In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, join us for an exploration of the material we love to hate: plastic. This exhibit explores the many ways plastic touches and shapes contemporary art and, by extension, life. Forward-looking and hopeful, you’ll come away from The Plasticene with a greater appreciation for all the things plastic does well and with hope that solutions to its environmental toll are within reach. Curated by Kalliopi Monoyios.
DEC 13, 2019–JAN 17, 2020 | Guest juror Louise Martorano, Executive Director of Redline Contemporary Art Center will bring together all mediums that embody the power and complexity of femininity with topics surrounding feminism, body image, motherhood, gender and much more.
OCT 4–NOV 29 2019| This exhibit features a collection of international works from acclaimed Korean artist, LIM Ok-sang, who critically engages folklore, the people and politics in his work.
AUG 16–SEP 29, 2019 | ASLD invites members and faculty to highlight the very best in paper and ink—whether scratched, developed, etched, stenciled, added or collaged.
JUNE 21–AUG 2, 2019 | A unique interactive exhibition featuring the fiber and crochet-inspired artwork by Denver’s collaborators Ladies Fancywork Society. We invite you to play!
FEB 22–APR 5, 2019 | This exhibition highlights the many ways our talented community features animals as the main subject and focal point of their artwork.
DEC 7, 2018–JAN 6, 2019 | This exhibit showcases the myriad ways artists in our community work with paper, and highlights the enormous talent of our members and faculty at ASLD.
OCT 12 – NOV 18, 2018 | For this invitational group show, ASLD invited local artists to shed light on the intricate and dynamic nature of encaustic medium.
AUG 24–SEP 28, 2018 | Traditional codex, printed letterpress, sculptural objects and one-of-a-kind editions, this juried exhibition engages a cornucopia of Artists’ Books.