Five Questions with ‘Muses’ artist Nomi Chi

Helikon Gallery is honored to be working with artist Nomi Chi for the first time in this year’s ‘Muses of Mount Helikon V.’ Nomi keeps busy as a tattoo artist by day, but has also gained a massive social media following for her prolific creation of illustrations and fine art. Nomi’s work is full of […]

15 Questions with Leon Loucheur

Artist Leon Loucheur has been a muse of Helikon’s since the gallery’s very beginning. We’re thrilled to welcome him back for this year’s “Muses of Mount Helikon V,” the gallery’s year-end show of inspiring and influential contemporary artists from across the United States. Leon, who specializes in murals as well as fine art painting, draws […]

Ten Questions with Laura Bifano

Laura Bifano is a British Columbia-based artist featured in our current show ‘Peopled Places,’ in which her contribution to the show seems to merge the two words in the show’s title. Her piece is a gouache landscape painting titled “The Sisters,” depicting a grand mountain range in her signature geometric style, reminiscent of another Canadian […]

Seven Questions with Nathan Durfee

Nathan Durfee is a fine artist currently based in Charleston, South Carolina, garnering notoriety for his captivating, pop-surrealist narratives and intriguing use of color. For our current show ‘Peopled Places,’ Nathan provided nine pieces in varying sizes, each displaying his signature squared-off brushstrokes, mysterious narratives, and an acute attention to detail in every aspect of […]

Five Questions with Maggie Chiang

Maggie Chiang, a recent graduate of the ArtCenter College of Design, is a young illustrator already becoming prolific in the Los Angeles area and the wider commercial art scene. Her work struck us for its refined beauty and simplicity– a muted palette of natural tones and a careful attention to composition are consistent across her […]

July 11 – 17 Road Closures and Detours

CDOT has closed a number of streets around Helikon through July 17 for road construction as they work on the Brighton Blvd. Corridor project. 38th and Brighton Blvd. is closed off, if you’re coming from North of I-25, we recommend taking Arkins Ct. to 35th street which connects with Wynkoop. If you’re coming from South […]

‘Harmonie’ Artist Interview: Felipe Echevarria

Currently on view at Helikon is ‘Harmonie,’ a duo show featuring 108 paintings by highly notable artists of illustration and the figurative arts George Pratt and Felipe Echevarria. Ranging from watercolor, oil, and pastel to other traditional media, this body of work examines the beauty and mystery of the human figure. On the whole, ‘Harmonie’ is […]

‘Harmonie’ Artist Interview: George Pratt

Two highly notable artists of illustration and the figurative arts come together in ‘Harmonie,’ an exhibit opening this Friday which explores the intersection of styles and sensibilities between the art of George Pratt and Felipe Echevarria. The artists will also give a joint painting demo from life on Saturday, May 13 from 1-5pm. In preparation […]

Artist Interview: Jonathan McAfee

Jonathan McAfee is one of Helikon Gallery’s “muses” of 2016, and one of only two Denver artists featured in this year’s Muses of Mount Helikon. I came across Jonathan’s work this past year and was immediately drawn to the vibrant colors and bold brushstrokes of his paintings. Each one of his portraits seem to jump from the […]

Five Questions with Daliah Ammar

If you’ve been following Helikon Gallery for any of the past year, chances are you’ve seen Daliah Ammar’s work. We first got to exhibit her gorgeous oil paintings in last year’s ‘Muses of Mount Helikon,’ and her work has been catching eyes in our hallway collection and main shows ever since. We’re lucky enough to show […]