Seven Must-See Openings This Weekend (starting tonight)

Coinciding with the second weekend of Denver Arts Week, there are several promising shows opening around the city today, tomorrow, and on Saturday. As a gallery assistant, I’m always thrilled to hear about openings that don’t conflict with our own openings, and these days the opportunities are easy to come by as each weekend seems to be […]

Listen: Artist Talk with Naomi Scheck and Peter Yumi

We recently held an informal artist talk in the gallery with ‘Stratum’ artists Naomi Scheck and Peter Yumi. Both artists were incredibly articulate and thoughtful as they discussed their processes, the meaning of “stratum,” some of the challenges they encountered with this work and what they learned, and much more. Listen to the entire talk […]

Gallery Talk: MSU Senior Experience Class visits Helikon

Last Friday we had the pleasure of hosting the Senior Experience class from Metropolitan State University’s Art program, led by Sandy Ceas. The class of about two dozen students have been visiting galleries around Denver to talk with gallerists and artists and to gain some insight into the looming world beyond art school. It’s an opportunity that I […]

Announcing ‘Stratum: New Works by Naomi Scheck & Peter Yumi’

DENVER, Colorado (August 29, 2015) – Announcing “Stratum: New Works by Naomi Scheck & Peter Yumi,” opening this September at Helikon Gallery in Denver, Colorado. Stratum is an exhibition between Scheck and Yumi that features never before seen large and small scale abstract works from both artists. The term ‘stratum,’ meaning layers or levels, reflects […]

Announcing ‘Translucent Winds: Justin Ankenbauer’

DENVER, Colorado (August 29, 2015) – Helikon is pleased to announce Translucent Winds, a solo exhibit of new work by Justin Ankenbauer. Justin, a longtime studio artist and gallery participant at Helikon, has become known for his distinct style of abstract painting. His work ranges from brightly colored, tangled compositions that flow across canvasses to […]

A Summer Afternoon Rehearsal at Wonderbound

The kind people at Wonderbound Dance Company, just up the street in RiNo, invited us to attend an open rehearsal at their studio space this week. We greatly value any chance to visit art-related spaces in the neighborhood, so we were thrilled to hear that Wonderbound is back in rehearsals for their 2015-2016 season– and the best part […]

Final Week to See: John Buck at Robischon Gallery

On view through August 29th at Robischon Gallery is a solo exhibition of works by American artist John Buck, featuring his intricate kinetic wood sculptures as well as large-scale figurative sculptures, carved wood panels, rubbings and woodblock prints. Buck’s medium, carved jelutong wood, along with his use of symbolic language that spans from medieval times to the current […]

Five Questions with… Tom Sarmo

‘Edition: A Group Print Show’ is currently on view in our small gallery and features a variety of print works by local artists. One of those artists is Tom Sarmo, an established name in the illustration community and constant favorite with viewers in Helikon shows. Tom talked to us about his reasons for doing art, advice for […]

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