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Art Exhibits at South Suburban Recreation Centers in May

Art Exhibits at South Suburban Recreation Centers in May

Apr 26 2019

May 2019 Temporary Art Exhibits 
Denver’s Market Street in 1948 painting by Dick Gallagher

Each month the South Suburban Public Art Committee selects local artists to display their work at three of South Suburban’s recreation centers. These temporary art exhibits at these facilities are intended to support and promote South Suburban's mission to enrich the lives of all its residents and encourage a legacy of art to be enjoyed and appreciated.  All artwork is available for purchase.

Name:  Arapahoe Community College Student Art
Residence: Littleton
Medium:  Photography
Collection:  The exhibit “Japan a Journey of Art” displays photographs taken by students in the Arapahoe Community College study abroad program. The photographs were taken on June 11 – 22, 2018 in Osaka, Tokyo, and Kyoto.
On display: Buck Recreation Center, May 1 - 30, 2019     

Name: Arturo Garcia
Residence: Littleton
Medium: Painting
Collection:  Arturo is showing pieces from his bison series “Tatanka: The Spirit of the Land,” a short story in paintings about the American Buffalo. The exhibit includes about 20 paintings that narrate the life of our national mammal.
On display: Lone Tree Recreation Center, May 1 - 30, 2019

Name:  Dick Gallagher
Residence: Lakewood
Medium:  Paintings
About the Collection:  Dick’s exhibit titled Simpler Times and Carbureted Pleasures displays vintage cars and trucks and scenes of Denver’s past.  His technique of using gouache paints and India ink as well as his subject matter draws many visitors to his exhibit.
On display: Goodson Recreation Center

South Suburban's Public Art Committee encourages all Colorado artists to apply to display their artwork temporarily. For a complete list of guidelines and an art exhibition application, read them at sspr.org or contact the Arts and Enrichment Manager Darcie LaScala at 720.245.2601 or DarcieL@sspr.org.