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Member Newsletter: Summer 2024

In this Issue Meet Longtime Supporter Mark Freeman Denver resident Mark Freeman has worn several hats at Kirkland Museum over the years. He is a longtime member, docent, artist whose work is in our collection, collector of Vance Kirkland’s work, and a former staff member – Freeman welcomed guests at the Museum’s original location on Saturdays! “It’s just such an

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Member Newsletter: Spring 2024

In this Issue Meet Longtime Supporter Robert Lewis Robert Lewis is an attorney and director of the Denver law firm, Lewis Ringelman. He’s a longtime art collector and supporter of Kirkland Museum – as a member and a donor to the Museum’s permanent collection. Lewis says he donates to Kirkland Museum because it highlights Colorado artists and ensures their legacies

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Member Newsletter: Winter 2023

In this Issue Meet Colorado Artist Elizabeth Mock Colorado artist Elizabeth Mock has created ceramics off and on over the years, but when she and her family returned to the state eight years ago, she was looking for a way to form new connections. Pottery offered an important outlet for Mock, who uses the clay as her “canvas,” creating intricate,

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Member Newsletter: Fall 2023

In this Issue Meet Donors Christine Ekman & Joe Zell Christine Ekman and Joe Zell have been longtime patrons of arts and culture in Denver, including Kirkland Museum. This year, they deepened their investment. We caught up with them to talk about why they support the Museum and how the salon style display impacts their view of art. “The salon

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Member Newsletter: Summer 2023

In this Issue Meet Exhibiting Artist Dave Yῡst Chromaxiologic · Inclusion w/ 6 catenary curves and 1 free hand tangent curve #3/16, 2016, by Dave Yῡst, acrylic on canvas on 27-piece elliptically-shaped Baltic birch plywood and laminated wood frame, 40 1/2 x 63 1/8 inches. Artist and educator Dave Yῡst has always been drawn to organic, curved shapes over a traditional,

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Member Newsletter: Spring 2023

In this Issue Meet Art Collector Barbara Singer When Barbara Singer had a travel agency downtown, she would visit the nearby galleries, and became transfixed by a piece by Vance Kirkland. She eventually purchased The Mystery of Explosions on the Sun 5 Billion Years B.C. in 1979. She has loaned the piece to Kirkland Museum for our first special exhibition

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