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  • Amici!

    If you haven't seen our current show, Amici, November and December are a perfect time to do so. Very special events throughout, with artists' receptions, live music events and so much more- we hope that you will stop in and hang out with us and take refuge from the holiday shopping craziness. Of course, we believe there is no better holiday gift than that of an original piece of art. Those are the ones, the depth of which has meaning the lasts for generations, but you can still come and just look and feel and experience this beautiful exhibition.

    Special events for November and December:
    Friday, 11/27: Black Friday (for lack of a better term) (specials and deals!)
    Saturday, 11/28: Small Business Saturday (more specials and deals!)
    Friday, 12/4: Louisville Parade of Lights (come in and get warm!)
    Saturday, 12/5: L.A.D. Art Walk (First Saturday in December)
    Saturday, 12/12: Jules Laurita’s Sweet 16! (Wish her happy birthday,
    have some cake, see great art and enjoy live music downstairs all day!)
    Saturday, 12/19: Collectors and Artists’ Reception & Solstice Saturday!
    Sunday, 12/20: Solstice Sunday (Specials and deals and more!)

    Hours: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 3-9 and by appointment, 303-818-1616 (call/text)
    or email dona@donalaurita.com

  • LAST CHANCE TO SEE PUSH, POP, KICK, SESSION 3!

    If you haven't seen our epic show around the art and design of skateboard culture, PUSH/POP/KICK, SESSION 3, your last chance is this weekend! Thursday through Sunday is our closing party! All kinds of special events are planned and we'll be having a huge art sale! If you want to buy some of this awesome and collectible art, now is your chance! Th-Sat 1-8, and Sun 12-5.

  • PUSH, POP, KICK! SESSION 3!

    If you haven't been in the gallery to see our current show PUSH, POP, KICK! celebrating the art and design of skateboarding culture, you are in luck! Session 3 is ready to drop next Friday, August 7, from 6-9 for the Louisville Arts District's First Friday Art Walk!

    Tons of new work being added for August from local, regional, national and international artists and designers!

  • PUSH, POP, KICK! New work being added for July!

    If you came out to see our new show on June's First Friday Art Walk, you know it was a fun time, full of creative and unique works featuring the art and design of contemporary skateboard culture.

    PUSH, POP, KICK! is a three month exhibition continuing throughout the summer with new work being added every month from local, regional and national artists. The skateboarding culture and its visual art evolution has been well documented since its conception. Artists from all over the world were invited to create works that question what we know about the skateboarding aesthetic. The artists selected have backgrounds in many types of mediums ensuring a wide variety of concepts and visual expression.

    In skateboarding and in the arts, the only limits that are set are the ones you make. These artists were able to maneuver around obstacles, gain momentum, and strive for the perfect line.

    In PUSH/POP/KICK session 2, we found many talented artists in a subculture of DYI enthusiasts from around the globe. Click on the names below for links to their websites and examples of their work!

    New featured artists for July:

    Jeff Kubasak (CA), Michael Hsiung (CA)

    With new work from:

    James Roberts (CO), Jesse Frazier (CO), Natalie Riley (UK), The Good Cap'n (IL), Eli Coccetti (CA), Jesse Duquette (MA), Jade Kuei (NY), Cyrus Swann (MN)

    Additional artists, along with the featured artists from June:

    Jimbo Phillips (CA), Winston Tseng (NY), Mark Bueno (CO), Lindsey Kuhn (CO), Bryan Andrews (CO), Zach Smith (CO), Abby Bennett (CO), Thomas Scharfenberg (CO), Erik Mikelsons (CO), Mike Blosser (CO), Josh Barnett (CO)

  • Closing Party for "The Long Road: A Photographic Journey"

    Please join us this Saturday, April 25, 3-7, for the closing party for "The Long Road: A Photographic Jouney", our celebration of the life, work and passion of Hal Gould and his Camera Obscura Gallery. This show has been an amazing experience for us, and is not to be missed!

    Hal Gould will be attending from 3-5, so please come and honor Hal in person!

    There will also be live music in our downstairs space starting at 7 pm!

    Westword named this show as one of the Top Ten Not-to-be-Missed shows in the Month of Photography Denver 2015

    Besides those of Hal Gould, we are featuring original photographic works by Loretta Young-Gautier, Jude Sanchez, Dona Laurita, as well as Ansel Adams, Sebastião Salgado, Ernest Knee, Man Ray, Phillippe Halsman, Jerry Uelsmann, Jacques Henri Lartigue, Walter Chappell, Edward Curtis, Imogen Cunningham, Edward Weston, Brett Weston, Arthur Siegel, William Mortensen!

    Come and see, up close and personal, original prints by some of the masters of the photographic medium that might otherwise only be seen in museums. Don't miss this great opportunity to view this spectacular collection on loan from Hal Gould.

  • "In the Spirit of the Beats - An Evening of Stories and Poems"

    SPECIAL EVENT ALERT:  Saturday, April 4, 7:30-9pm 

    Immediately following the MoP reception:

    "In the Spirit of the Beats - An Evening of Stories and Poems"

    Ed Ward

    Ed Ward’s current literary endeavor centers around his monthly show at The Mercury Café, STORIES STORIES BRING YOUR STORIES, an evening of tales, tellings, and fictions. He has hosted numerous poetry reading series in sundry Denver venues: The Mercury Café (in the 90s), The Monastery (in the 80s), Café Nepenthes & The Casual Lounge (in the 70s), and PS 1515 in 2005. Ed publishes his own work (poetry, plays, novels & fiction) and that of others via his small press concern, PASSION PRESS/IMAGEMAKER. Ed has received the following literary awards: The James Ryan Morris Memorial Foundation's Colorado Art Award, the Tombstone for Poetry in 1979; Westword's 1998 Denver's Best Poetry Reading Award; and The Society for the Advancement of Poetic's LuLu Award in 2000 for service to the literary community. Ed has also worked on numerous small press publications, editing both Passion Press magazine (1981-1988) and POINT magazine (1991-1992). 

    Greg Matheny

    Greg Matheny was a closet poet in the Engineering world for eons, hidden behind poetic interoffice memos that gave only the slightest glimpse of his creative soul.  Today he nuzzles grass in the pasture of retirement, still writes poetry and stories, and occasionally reads aloud in Denver, Colorado.

  • Upcoming events for April related to "The Long Road: A Photographic Journey" and MOP!

    Our current show "The Long Road: A Photographic Jouney", featuring the work, passion and legacy of Hal Gould and Denver's Camera Obscura Gallery, is continuing through the month of April with some new work, some very special events and a whole lot more to experience in conjunction with the Month of Photography Denver 2015. Named by Denver Westword as one of the "Month of Photography 2015: Ten Not-to-Miss Shows"!

    • 4/3, from 6-9+ PM: Join us for the Louisville Arts District's April First Friday Artwalk,

    • 4/4, from 3-7: Our special April Month of Photography Reception and Re-Opening with new work being added to this already amazing and not-to-be-missed exhibition including photographs by Edward Weston, Brett Weston, Jerry Uelsmann, Arthur Siegel, Imogen Cunningham, and more.

    • 4/4, 7-?: Please join us for a VERY SPECIAL EVENT in our downstairs performance space immediately following the MoP Reception! "In the Spirit of the Beats - An Evening of Stories and Poems", featuring Ed Ward and Greg Matheny. Space is limited. Come early.

    • 4/25, 3-7: "The Long Road" Closing Party! Please celebrate the closing of this very special show with us! Rumor has it that Hal Gould will be in attendance, holding court as he was at the opening in March. Not to be missed.

    • 4/25, 7-?: Live original music in our downstairs performance space! Details TBA. Stay tuned!

    Gallery hours: Thursday and Sunday, 1-6, Friday and Saturday 1-9, and by appointment: 303-818-1616.

  • Great TV segment on our current show on Inside Boulder News!

    Check out the spot on our current Month of Photography show "The Long Road: A Photographic Jouney" on Inside Boulder News! It starts at around 4:25, and contains interviews with Hal Gould and Dona Laurita. Great quote from Hal: "The camera is just a tool. The image is made by the artist in the mind and in the heart".

  • Month of Photography opening and celebration of Hal Gould and Camera Obscura Gallery

    Month of Photography opening and celebration of Hal Gould and Camera Obscura Gallery

    What an amazing start to our contribution to the Month of Photography Denver 2015! We feel very honored to be showcasing the work and legacy of Hal Gould and Denver's Camera Obscura Gallery. In addition to all of the amazing representation of the Front Range photo community, Hal, the guest of honor, was at the opening on Saturday, and we celebrated his 95th birthday! Thanks to all who came out! This show will be up through April.