The Mile High City is a good place to visit and a great place to view inspiring art. While great masterpieces exist in world-class art museums, you’ll find exciting artworks throughout the galleries of Denver, Colorado. To these ends, finding new and hidden art galleries often brings about the greatest rewards.
Counterpath presents experimental artwork and performance art on a regular basis. This art gallery prides itself on pushing boundaries that other more established art galleries will not. There’s also a bookstore that accompanies this eclectic gallery. To get the most out of your visit, don’t arrive with any preconceived notions.
Gallery owner Adam Gildar displays the work of new artists. Up-and-coming talent is showcased, as well as established artists from the Denver scene. Their latest show comprises the work of 15 artists at a time, allowing guests to view the best of the best all in one showing.
The unique thing about this art gallery is that artists Jeromie Dorrance and Adam Milner created it from their apartment, within a RiNo storefront living space. But this doesn’t diminish the nature of their mission. On the contrary, they make it clear that displaying the work of new artists is serious business indeed. This gallery is open on Saturdays from noon – 4 pm, but check first to make sure they’re open.
The Ice Cube Gallery is an artists’ co-op. This allows the artists from Denver and beyond to own and operate it. Showcases are presented on a rotating schedule, mostly to display the paired work of two artists at a time. Best of all, the artists are usually there to discuss their work with you.
Plus takes risks that bigger galleries dare not take. Fortunately, their adventurous nature pays off big. This gallery has become a respected gallery for new artists to see and be seen. Owner and operator Ivar Zeile stages artwork like stage events, including interactive and digital art.
The Svper Ordinary Gallery is both an art gallery and retail art center. You’ll find it in the RiNo district, in the popular emporium known as The Source. Designed as an environmentally-friendly space, this gallery features the work of regional talent. Drop by to see everything from mixed-media creations to sculptures from Denver artists, then visit The Source for a gourmet snack.
The Native American Trading Company has been in existence for over 30 years, so you could say they know what they’re doing. Owned by Jack and Robin Riddel Lima, Native American art is given the appreciation it so richly deserves. When you’re there, be sure to check out the pottery displays, something you won’t see anywhere else.
Do you know of a Denver art gallery that’s new, different or off the beaten path? Please let us know. We love to give new and emerging artists the attention they deserve.