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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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Member Newsletter: Winter 2022

In this Issue Meet Ceramic Artist, Jutta Golas Jutta Golas has created ceramics of all shapes and sizes over her 45 years as an artist, starting with pottery and moving to wall installations and freeform sculpture. Kirkland Museum has five of Jutta’s pieces in our collection, including the ceramic sculpture Dialogue, on view in Kirkland Museum’s Colorado Ceramics Corridor. We

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Member Newsletter: Fall 2022

In this Issue Over 50 New Works Now on View! Prairie Monuments, 1954, by Vance Kirkland (1904-1981; American), oil on linen, 36 x 48 in. Founding Director & Curator Hugh Grant continues to enhance and refine Kirkland Museum’s collection through new acquisitions and showcasing pieces not previously on view or not viewed for years. We cannot wait to show you

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