Fall Artist Showcase

An abstract design with circles and other shapes followed by Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art at Anythink Fall Artist Showcase 2021
This fall, explore the artistic process through engaging collaborative art. Anythink and Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA) have partnered to bring community art to three of Anythink's libraries. Funded by BMoCA, the SCFD and the Anythink Foundation, the BMoCA at Anythink Fall Artist Showcase provides opportunities to spark your curiosity and celebrate creativity. A different artist will be featured each month, highlighting three different mediums. Learn more about the artists and projects below.

SEPT. 2021 – Alejandra Abad at Anythink Wright Farms

Alejandra Abad is an interdisciplinary visual artist with a penchant for dense abstract shapes and fantastical landscapes. Her playful drawings, paintings and prints become moving images. Her work centers around collaborative projects, immersive installations, collages and animation that reflect her identity and values.

Abad continues her “Our Wishes” project at Anythink Wright Farms. Messages of hope from the community are gathered and placed on beautiful flags that will be displayed at the library and serve as inspiration to all.

As an artist in residence at Anythink Wright Farms, Abad will share her creative process with library visitors through drop-in sessions and community workshops. Upcoming workshops are listed on the right-hand side of this page.

OCT. 2021 – Juan Fuentes at Anythink Bennett

Juan Fuentes is a documentary photographer born in Chihuahua, Mexico, and based in Denver. His work captures everyday life and tells stories of contemporary America, highlighting the Latinx and Chicano experience.

At Anythink Bennett, Fuentes spearheads a collaborative photography project to celebrate the immigrant and Spanish-speaking communities of the Eastern Plains. This project is funded in part by the Anythink Foundation.

NOV. 2021 – Armando Silva at Anythink Huron Street

Armando Silva is a painter, muralist and performer who uses his artistic abilities to tell powerful stories, build community and inspire audiences through art. As a recipient of a Governor's Creative Leadership award from Colorado Creative Industries, Armando has been celebrated for his collaborations with cities, non-profits, businesses and educators across the state and beyond.

Throughout November, Silva will conduct a series of workshops to better understand local youth and what inspires them. Based on those interactions and inspirations, Silva will paint an interior mural installation at Anythink Huron Street for all to enjoy.

Upcoming workshops:

Drop-in Sessions with Alejandra Abad – Tuesdays, Sept. 14, 21 & 28, 12-1 pm & Thursdays, Sept. 16 & 23, 4-5 pm

Sept. 14 – Artist Workshop with Alejandra Abad (Adults)

Sept. 18 – Photography Workshop with Juan Fuentes (All ages)

Sept. 21 – Artist Workshop with Alejandra Abad (All ages)

Sept. 25 – Photography Workshop with Juan Fuentes (All ages)

Sept. 28 – Artist Workshop with Alejandra Abad (Adults)
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