ADAPT (iteration 2)

Dust to Dust by Terry Maker
60″x60″x3″; mixed media; 2020. Courtesy of the artist and Robischon Gallery.


ADAPT (iteration 2)

at Robischon Gallery in Denver, Colorado, USA
16 July-29 August 2020

“ADAPT (iteration 2)” is part an evolving summer series in abstraction presented by Robischon Gallery, featuring new and recent work by Terry Maker, Ted Larsen, Omar Chacón, Wendi Harford, and Betty Merken.

Terry Maker (image above) uses common, discarded and domestic objects, along with traditional art making materials in her work. She holds a BA from McMurry University in Abilene, Texas, an MA in Education from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, and an MFA from the University of Colorado. Her work has been exhibited in many solo museum exhibitions in Colorado including: Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver; Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art; Museum of Art Fort Collins; Littleton Museum; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and Museum; and Arvada Center for the Arts, along with exhibitions at the Denver Botanic Gardens, University of Wyoming, among other venues throughout the United States. 

Buddha in Repose (E) by Ted Larsen
8.5″x4″x2″; salvage steel, rivets, blackened welded steel shelf. Courtesy of the artist and Robischon Gallery.

Ted Larsen uses alternative and salvage materials to comment on minimalist belief systems and the ultimate importance of High Art practice. He graduated magna cum laude from Northern Arizona University and is a recipient of the prestigious Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant Award, the Artist Stipend Award, Wichita Falls Art Council, Texas, Surdna Foundation Education Travel Grant, New York, United States Representative to the Asilah Arts Festival, Morocco and the Edward Albee Foundation Residency Fellowship. His work has been exhibited in solo shows at the New Mexico Museum of Art, Albuquerque Museum, Amarillo Museum of Art, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Northern Arizona University Museum, along with exhibitions at art centers and gallery venues across the U.S. and internationally. Larsen’s work is in the collections of the New Mexico Museum of Art, the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, The Edward F. Albee Foundation, Procter & Gamble, Fidelity Investments, National Broadcasting Company, The Bolivian Consulate, Reader’s Digest, PepsiCo, The University of Miami, Krasl Art Center, Dreyfus Funds, JP Morgan Chase, Forbes and Pioneer Hi-Bred, Inc.

(adapted from the gallery’s press materials)


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