Current Gallery Exhibition: Other Worldly by Ingrid vB Porter and Gauntlet Eyes by Hillary Muramoto and Ian Bullard

November 1 - November 23

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Art Gym Denver is honored to present Other Worldly by Ingrid vB Porter and Gauntlet Eyes by Hillary Muramoto and Ian Bullard in the Common Space Gallery with an opening reception November 1 from 5 – 8PM.

Other Worldly, by Ingrid vB Porter, performs an investigation into how an artist’s personal mythology and metaphor plays into their individual practice. With a background in archetypal art therapy, Porter uses her practice to create art that helps the viewer explore their own lives. Speaking on this, Porter states “I find the intersection of personal story, mythology and psychology to be a rich, fascinating and rewarding place…these elements bring new – and often unexpected – layers of meaning to my paintings and illustrated stories.” One example of this is Porter’s new book titled #Me Too – Persephone which recontextualizes the classic Greek myth in the current #metoo movement.

Join us on Wednesday, November 7 from 6 – 7PM for an artist talk with Ingrid vB Porter titled “The Intersection of Art, Mythology and Personal Process.”

Ian Bullard’s drawings were described by Hillary Muramoto as the sort of drawings that “take time to look at.” Bullard’s work in Gauntlet Eyes is comprised of intricate, detailed drawings and watercolors that pull the viewer in to spend time exploring each inch of space on the page. Muramoto spent the time she referred to with Bullard’s work when designing her jewelry and metalsmith works to fit with each drawing, creating pieces that exhibit seamlessly with the work. The pair worked together to conceptualize the ideas for a drawing or a piece of jewelry, and then each built on their own work, taking inspiration from each other’s progress.

Gallery Hours: Mon – Fri 9am-6pm

Coming Up

Next, opening in the Art Gym Gallery and the Common Space Gallery is the Holiday Fine Arts Festival. Opening reception on Thursday, November 29 from 5-8PM and a closing reception on Thursday, December 20 from 5-8PM.