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2019

Paglia, Michael. “K Contemporary and Leon Shows Recast the Narrative of Art History,” Westword (2019): 10 pars., 25 September 2019 <https://www.westword.com/arts/kaitlyn-tucek-and-melissa-furness-recast-art-history-at-leon-gallery-k-contemporary-11492422>.

Herzing, Jared. “Melissa Furness and Ashley Eliza Williams at K Contemporary,” OnDenver (2019): 3 pars., 14 September 2019 <https://ondenver.com/melissa-furness-and-ashley-eliza-williams-at-k-contemporary/>.

Froyd, Susan. “Art Attack: 24 of the Best Things to See and Do on First Friday,” Westword (2019): 25 pars., 4 September 2019 <https://www.westword.com/arts/art-openings-and-things-to-do-in-denver-this-weekend-september-4-to-september-8-2019-11471205?fbclid=IwAR2qUh12SwGGo6uFatiL2pk_S5d1mRdRrKxRNMIXoBYZO6kiJh2miauyFBQ>

Mazenko, Michael P. “Art of the State 2019 at Arvada Arts Center is State of the Art,” Your Hub Denver Post (2019): 6 pars., 17 February 2019 <https://yourhub.denverpost.com/blog/2019/02/art-of-the-state-2019-at-arvada-arts-center-is-state-of-the-art/236369/>.

Herzing, Jared. “Art of the State,” ondenver.com(2019): 6 pars., 23 March 2019 <https://ondenver.com/art-of-the-state/?fbclid=IwAR2FMNF7ddUcx5u-0fQC-47uBr5QgQvuoj5IWhowavfqH-acrv38AXGWCe0>.

Paglia, Michael. “Review: Arvada Triennial Shows off the Art of This State,” Westword (2019): 10 pars., 6 February 2019  <https://www.westword.com/arts/arvada-centers-art-of-the-state-2019-surveys-the-span-of-colorado-expression-11214876?fbclid=IwAR3etwekAsrYnorOoukUvbYfNF_cAPc0CaQaJofJb1USNn2UdTk0A9qXAD8>.

Rinaldi, Ray Mark. “’Art of the State’ is a sprawling, of-the-moment survey of Colorado’s creative community,” The Denver Post (2019): 10 pars., 23 January 2019  <https://theknow.denverpost.com/2019/01/23/art-of-the-state-arvada-center/207274/>.

Trujillo, Alicia. “Art of the State 2019 Puts Colorado Artists on Full Display,” Westword (2019): 5 pars., 17 January 2019  <https://www.westword.com/arts/art-of-the-state-spotlights-colorado-artists-at-the-arvada-center-11111836>.

Lotus, Jean. “Art of the State 2019 Opens At Arvada Center: Works from 135 top artists in Colorado are displayed in a juried show through March 31,” Patch (2019): 3 pars., 18 January 2019 <https://patch.com/colorado/arvada/art-state-2019-opens-arvada-center>.

2018
Rinaldi, Ray Mark. “K Contemporary brings new stamina to Denver’s struggling commercial art scene: Its current exhibit shows why things are working,” The Denver Post (2018): 17 pars., 19 December 2018  <https://theknow.denverpost.com/2018/12/19/k-contemporary-sustainable-model-commercial-art/204760/?fbclid=IwAR387A4MyKVgu6szvwfLEbx TTOMMEMFRVA6qI1SUqVS6NBzCZ4cMgpQuOHw>.

Anderson, Cori. “K Contemporary Celebrates its First Anniversary by Showcasing Over 20 Impressive Artists,” 303 Magazine (2018): 10pars., 14 December 2018  <https://303magazine.com/2018/12/kcontemporary-one-year-anniversary/?fbclid=IwAR19pCM4kK5eF3ZQf7Gl6e7TSRdOk-FBgZ3GkFFFO22o9dlQWZmppvCpd-I>.

Froyd, Susan. “Six Things for Art Lovers to See and Do This Weekend in Denver,” Westword (2018): 7 pars., 12 December 2018 <https://www.westword.com/arts/gallery-openings-and-things-to-do-for-art-lovers-in-denver-december-12-to-16-2018-11057124?fbclid=IwAR2Qv52tTgJl1lJZzVd27-Sk5tdIaKcLeKdEIEtosVmP97TO7VILTwfm5Ws>.

Rinaldi, Ray Mark. “Five art galleries that are changing the game in Denver: Artists have fresh ways to exhibit, and art fans have adventurous ways to see their work,” The Denver Post (2018): 15 pars., 17 August 2018  <https://theknow.denverpost.com/2018/08/17/denver-art-gallery-innovation/ 192723/?fbclid=IwAR0JCKoE9GvrsLZj9tpgM2r-IoM5pziJhG9w-hXsXrSpCymD0DS6hyEe0wg>.

Rinaldi, Ray Mark. “’Made in Colorado’ exhibit shows how some things are changing—and how some things will always stay the same,” The Denver Post (2018): 15 pars., 13 July 2018 <https://theknow.denverpost.com/2018/07/13/made-in-colorado-exhibit-denver/189625/>.

Rinaldi, Ray Mark. “More than 50 artists remember landmark Women’s March with ‘Pink Progression’ on Santa Fe,” The Denver Post (2018): 12 pars., 22 June 2018 <https://theknow.denverpost.com/2018/06/22/pink-progression-art-denver-womens-march/187680/>.

Watkins, Ali C. “Pink Progression art exhibition challenges social justice issues,” [M] MET MEDIA(2018): 15 pars., 22 August 2018 <https://www.mymetmedia.com/the-metropolitan/features/pink-progression-art-challenges-social-justice/>.

Ellingboe, Sonya. “’Pink Progression’ exhibition pays tribute to Women’s March events,” Golden Transcript(2018): 8 pars., 9 July 2018 <https://goldentranscript.net/stories/pink-progression-exhibition-pays-tribute-to-womens-march-events,266500>.

Froyd, Susan. “Five Things for Art Lovers to See and Do This Weekend in Denver,” Westword (2018): 5 pars., 15 August 2018  <https://www.westword.com/arts/things-to-do-for-denver-art-lovers-august-15-to-20-2018-10662335 >.

Frost, Steven. “Embracing the Society of the Spectacle as a Strategy to Combat It,” Medium.com (2018): 12 pars., 27 February 2018  <https://medium.com/@tiltwest/embracing-the-society-of-the-spectacle-as-a-strategy-to-combat-it-d511e841101b>.

Paglia, Michael. “Review: CVA’s Pink Progression Is a Must-See Show,” Westword(2018): 8 pars., 6 June 2018 <https://www.westword.com/arts/pink-progression-at-metro-states-center-for-visual-art-talented-artists-deliver-a-message-10377157>.

Conran, Maeve. “Pink Progression,” KGNU Radio (2018), 26 February 2018, Denver, Colorado <https://www.kgnu.org/morningmag/2/26/2018>.

Carmichael, Rejena, “New Exhibitions Celebrate Unity & Empowerment Through Art,” 5280 Denver’s Mile High Magazine, (2018), 16 February 2018, Denver, Colorado <https://www.5280.com/2018/02/new-exhibitions-celebrate-unity-empowerment-art/>.

Worth, Sydney. “Boulder library launches ‘Pink Progression’ art exhibit inspired by Women’s March,” Daily Camera (2018): 10 pars., 19 February 2018 <https://www.dailycamera.com/2018/02/19/boulder-library-launches-pink-progression-art-exhibit-inspired-by-womens-march/>.

Westword Staff. “The 21 Best Events in Denver, February 13-19,” Westword (2018): 21 pars., 13 February 2018  <https://www.westword.com/arts/best-denver-events-february-13-through-february-19-2018-9960558>.

Walsh, Kathy. “CU ‘Artnauts’ Shed Light on Social Injustice in Korea,” Channel 9 News Denver, (2018), 12 June 2018, Denver, Colorado (Duration: 2:10) <https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/p/cu-artnauts-shed-light-on-social-injustice-in-korea/vp-AAyzgZJ>.

Eastman, Katie. “CU Boulder professor travelling to Korean DMZ with artwork,” CBS Denver, (2018), 13 June 2018, Denver, Colorado (Duration: 1:39) <https://www.9news.com/article/life/cu-boulder-professor-travelling-to-korean-dmz-with-artwork/73-563927358>.

Wolf, Stephanie, “This CU Boulder Professor Is Taking Art For Human Rights Straight To The Korean Border,” Colorado Public Radio, (2018), 19 June 2018, Denver, Colorado <https://www.cpr.org/news/story/this-cu-boulder-professor-is-taking-art-for-human-rights-straight-to-the-korean-border>.

Bouchard, Jay, “Colorado Artists’ Work to Be Displayed at Korea’s DMZ Museum,” 5280 Denver’s Mile High Magazine, (2018), 20 June 2018, Denver, Colorado <https://www.5280.com/2018/06/colorado-artists-work-to-be-displayed-at-koreas-dmz-museum/>.

Aa-young, Kang. “Exhibition captures DMZ through eyes of foreign artists,” The Korea Times (2018): 6 pars., 27 June 2018 <http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2018/06/103_251347.html>.

Min-seok, Kim, “Liminal Space: [Local Local Hot News] DMZ on the Korean Peninsula,” thesegye.com,(2018), 20 June 2018, Korea <http://www.thesegye.com/news/newsview.php? ncode=1065608991573539>

“DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) seen by foreigners…Holding an invitation to the international art group,” news700.kr, (2018), 20 June 2018, South Korea <https://www.news700.kr/3279>

“The DMZ On The Korean Peninsula,” News Digm, New Paradigm of News, (2018), 22 June 2018, South Korea <http://m.newsdigm.com/14720>

Niedringhouse, Cassa. “CU Boulder art professor to travel to South Korea to install exhibit at DMZ Museum,” Daily Camera: CU News (2018): 11 pars., 15 June 2018 <http://www.daily camera.com/cu-news/ci_31948399/cu-boulder-art-professor-travel-south-korea-install>.

Linnerooth, Sam. “Caught in the middle: Erasing borders through art near Korea’s demilitarized zone,” CU Boulder Today (2018): 16 pars., 14 June 2018 <https://www.colorado.edu/today/2018/ 06/14/caught-middle-erasing-borders-through-art-near-koreas-demilitarized-zone>.

Gershon, Eric.“Now,” Coloradan:Alumni Magazine, (2018): 1 par., June 2018 <https://www.colorado.edu/coloradan/2018/11/11/now-june-2018>.

“Pais Invitado de Honor: Estados Unidos, ‘Asercion e interdiccion,’ Colectivo Artnauts de Boulder, de Colorado, Curador George Rivera, Comisario en Colombia Jair Montana,” in MEMORIA, 5to.Encuentro de Artes Visuales del Meta (Villaviciencio: Ministro de Cultura, 2018).

Augusto Sanchez R., Cesar, “Arte del mundo en Villavo,” Llano 07 Dias, Villavivencio, Meta, Colombia (February 2018).

“Artificio, a new art space in Villavicencio,” Agenda Hoy,  Villavicencio, Meta, Colombia (February 26, 2018).

2017
Froyd, Susan. “Mark Your Fall/Winter Calendar for These Ten Colorado Art Events,” Westword (2017): 11 pars., 3 November 2017 <http://www.westword.com/arts/denvers-best-art-events-in-fall-and-winter-2017-2018-9635727>.

Hamel, Ken. “Republic Plaza: Cultivation,” DenverArts.org (2017): 4 pars., 29 March 2017 <http://denverarts.org/local_exhibits/republic_plaza_cultivation>.

Seker, Archanaa. “The male-female divide even in art,” The New Indian Express (2017): 5 pars., 21 March 2017 <http://www.newindianexpress.com/opinions/2017/mar/22/the-male-female-divide-even-in-art-1584104.html>.

Sharpe, Susanna. “GLOBALOCATION: The Urgent Mission of Artnauts Collective,” University of Texas Libraries (2017): 4 pars., 28 March 2017 <http://www.lib.utexas.edu/benson/exhibits/globalocation-artnauts-collective-celebrates-20-years>.

Butler, Sharon. “A.I.R. artists at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale in India,” Two Coats of Paint (2017): 11 pars., 11 March 2017 <http://www.twocoatsofpaint.com/2017/03/a-kochi-muzris-biennale-a-i-r- collaboration.html>.

Cumurovic, Damir. “Meta Travel 40 Artists,” Oslobodenje, Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovnia , February 10, 2017,  p. 6. “City Gallery Bihać: Opened exhibition ‘Meta journey’ FOTO,” abc.ba Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Web Portal (2017): 4 pars., 13 February 2017 <http://abc.ba/novost/50287/gradska-galerija-bihac- otvorena-izlozba-meta-journey-foto>.

“Artnauts,” RTVUSK TV News, Radio Television of Una-Sana Canton (2017), 14 February 2017, Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina (story starts at 28:30 in the video) <http://www.rtvusk.ba/video/dnevnik-1422017/1489>.

2016
Babu, Ramesh. “Strokes of genius: A ground report from the Kochi-Muziris Biennale,” Hindustan Times (2016): 14 pars., 18 December 2016 <http://www.hindustantimes.com/art-and-culture/strokes-of-genius-a-ground-report-from-the-kochi-muziris-biennale/story-32eAeyvFy5cODQz1yoAtTO.html>.

Froyd, Susan. “George Rivera on the Artnauts and Finding Common Ground Through Art,” Westword (2016): 8 pars., 11 November 2016 <http://www.westword.com/arts/george-rivera-on-the-artnauts-and-finding-common-ground-through-art-8493494>.

2015
Paglia, Michael. “Life Gets Real—and Surreal—at the Arvada Center,” Westword (2015): 11 pars., 19 August 2015 <http://www.westword.com/arts/art-review-life-gets-real-and-surreal-at-the-arvada-center-7039562>.

Castro, Leslie Moody. “Displacements and Contradictions Biennial of the Americas / Denver,” Flash Art International (2015): 7 pars., 31 July 2015 <http://www.flashartonline.com/2015/07/displacements-and-contradictions-biennial-of-the-americas-denver/>.

Paglia, Michael. “Denver Art Meets Mexico at the McNichols Building in the Biennial’s Vis-á-Vis,” Westword (2015): 2 pars., 21 July 2015 <http://www.westword.com/arts/denver-art-meets-mexico-at-the-mcnichols-building-in-the-biennial-s-vis-vis-6938696>.

Polacek, Jeremy. “The Biennial of the Americas Hints at Denver’s Growing Pains and Arts Scene,” Hyperallergic (2015): 7 pars., 20 July 2015 <http://hyperallergic.com/222924/the-biennial-of-the-americas-hints-at-denvers-growing-pains-and-arts-scene/>.

Rinaldi, Ray Mark. “’Vis-á-Vis’ art exhibition in Denver has a lot to say about who we are: The exhibit “Vis-à-Vis” in Denver has just four works of art, but each has a lot to say,” The Denver Post (2015): 16 pars., 19 July 2015 <http://www.denverpost.com/entertainment/ci_28508616/big-art-lot-say-about-who-we-are?source=JBarTicker>.

“Denver’s Biennial of the Americas Announces Programming and Artists”, ArtForum (2015): 2 pars., 26 March 2015 <http://artforum.com/news/id=51093>.

2014
Rinaldi, Ray Mark. “’Artists Melissa Furness and Matt Scobey will represent city at Biennial of the Americas,” The Denver Post (2014): 2 pars., 3 Dec. 2014 <http://www.denverpost.com/entertainment/ci_27059280/denvers-melissa-furness-and-matt-scobey-be-biennial?source=infinite>.

Jones, Corey H. “Denver and Mexico City to swap artists for 2015 Biennial of the Americas,” Denver Public Radio (2014): 5 pars., 3 Dec. 2014 <http://www.cpr.org/news/story/denver-and-mexico-city-swap-artists-2015-biennial-americas>.

Gluck, Eleanor. “Elysium’s ‘From Here & There’: An Opening Night Review,” iamnews.oc.uk (2014): 6 pars., 2 July 2014 <http://www.iamnews.co.uk/drawings-show-elysium-gallery/>.

Paglia, Michael. “Melissa Furness Installs a Thoughtful Solo at Plus,” Denver Westword, Denver, Colorado, February 27 – March 5, 2014, Volume 37, Number 27. Art: artbeat, page 29.

Rinaldi, Ray Mark. “Artist Melissa Furness layers the past and present, but which came first?,” The Denver Post, Denver, Colorado, February 14, 2014. Entertainment: Fine Arts, page 12C.

2013
Drouilhet, Jae. “The 5280 Guide to RiNo”, 5280: The Denver Magazine, Denver, Colorado, July 2013. Neighborhood Scene, pg 42.

Gaug, Andrew. “New art gallery opens in Smithville”, St. Joseph News-Press (2013): 14 pars., 8 Aug. 2013 <http://www.newspressnow.com/life/st_joe_live/theater_fine_arts/article_5b2f2ac7-798b-55e9-ba56-2ecd109bcf91.html/>.

Rigdon, Nancy Hull. “Jeff Becker hatches a new Justus-adjacent art space in Smithville”, Kansas City Pitch (2013): 12 pars., 6 Aug. 2013 <http://www.pitch.com/kansascity/three-link-gallery-jeff-becker-justus-drugstore/Content?oid=3299196/>.

“Best Big Show About Colorado Art-2013: Art of the State”, Westword Best of Denver (2013): 1 pars., Jan. 2013 <http://www.westword.com/bestof/2013/award/best-big-show-about-colorado-art-2345524/>.

Paglia, Michael. “The impressive Art of the State showcases the work of 160 Colorado artists”, Westword (2013): 12 pars., 28 Feb. 2013 <http://www.westword.com/2013-02-28/culture/art-of-the-state-arvada-center/>.

Rinaldi, Ray Mark. “’Art of the State’ at the Arvada Center galleries presents 191 works by 160 Colorado artists,” The Denver Post, Denver, Colorado, January 31, 2013. Entertainment: Fine Arts.

Reader, Clark. “New exhibit shows varying styles in Colorado”, ourArvadanews.com (2013): 4 pars., 22 Jan. 2013 <http://www.ourcoloradonews.com/arvada/life/new-exhibit-shows-varying-styles-in-colorado/article_ec940551-bac3-5ccf-9ce8-59a2b62b0710.html>

2012
Hamel, Ken. “In Review: Denver Arts 2012”, denverarts.org (2012): 11 pars., 27 Dec. 2012 <http://denverarts.org/local_news/in_review_denver_arts_2012/>.

Zlaten, Rhema. “Contemporary artists share their visions in Visions and Viewpoints show at the Lincoln Center”, RH reporterherald.com (2012): 6 pars., 29 Nov. 2012 <http://www.reporterherald.com /loveland-art/ci_22077893/contemporary-artists-share-their-visions-visions-and-viewpoints/>.

Demaline, Jackie. “Exhibit delves into the history of human life”, Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnatti, Ohio, Nov 23, 2012. Section 3, page D.

Paglia, Michael. “Persistent Terrain is a solo that works better as a duet”, Westword (2012): 5 pars., 25 Apr. 2011 <http://www.westword.com/2012-04-26/culture/persistent-terrain-ironton-gallery/>.

2011
Jewell. “Melissa Furness at Plus”, Illiterate Magazine, 475 (2011): 2 pars., 3 imgs. 22 Jan. 2011 <http://www.illiteratemagazine.com/blog/view/475>.

Young, Quentin. “A show for the eyes and mind”, Longmont Times-Call, (2011): 11 pars., 21 Jan. 2011 <http://www.timescall.com/print.asp?ID=24993>.

2009
MacMillan, Kyle. “Art’s neurotic everyman Bill Amundson edges into the frame at Plus Gallery,” The Denver Post, Denver, Colorado, July 10, 2009. Entertainment, page 11D.

Petroni, Marco. “’Regina di cuori’, creativitá al femminile”, la Repubblica, Lecce, Italy, April 9, 2009, Arte, bari XVIII.

“Le artiste della ‘Regina di cuori’”, Quotidiano di Lecce, Lecce, Italy, March 21, 2009, page 35.
“Regine tra Oriente e Occidente”, Qui Salento, Lecce, Italy, April, 2009, page 59.

“’Nature Mutations’, mostra e performance”, Quotidiano di Lecce, Lecce, Italy, March 8, 2009, page 33.

DelVecchio, Alessandra. “Le nuove facce della natura”, Qui Salento, Lecce, Italy, March, 2009, page 60.

Lane, Tahree. “Digital art is showcased in BGSU exhibit”, The Toledo Blade (2009): 20 pars., 3 Jan. 2009 <http://www.toledoblade.com/Art/2009/01/04/Digital-art-is-showcased-in-BGSU-exhibit.html>.

2006
Scozzaro, Carrie. “VAT Treading Water,” The Pacific Northwest Inlander, Spokane, Washington, February 2, 2006. Arts & Culture, page 21.

Crane, Julianne. “EWU faculty takes spotlight,” The Spokesman Review, Spokane, Washington, January 19, 2006. ARTS section, page D1 and D7.

2005
Lombardi, Dominick. “REVIEWS; Dreaming Big: Artistic Visions for the County,” The New York Times, February 27, 2005.

2004
Edwards, Nicole. “Water weaves through theme of joint exhibition,” Poughkeepsie Journal, Beacon, New York, July 9, 2004.

2003
Engelson, Andrew. “Visual Arts Pick: Northwest Annual,” Seattle Weekly, Seattle, Washington, October 22-28, 2003.

Birke, Judy. “Inside a Complicated World, Trying to Navigate,” New Haven Register, New Haven, Connecticut, March 16, 2003. ARTS section, page E1 and E5.

2002
Duncan, Jim. “Obsessively Self-Aware: The Modesty of Youth at the DMAC.” Pointblank-DM, Des Moines, Iowa, November 6, 2002. ART section.

Zimmer, William. “ART; When Humble Materials Interact,” The New York Times, June 9, 2002.

Birke, Judy. “‘Matter as Protagonist,’ or not, at the Creative Arts Workshop,” New Haven Register, New Haven, Connecticut, June 23, 2002. ARTS section, page E1 and E7.