Calling All Artists and Performers!!

April 10th, 2014
by Crystal

Currently we have a few spaces opening up in our studio. If you are interested in becoming part of an awesome art community, and having a place to create your works then check us out! Please contact info@phoenixasylum.org with inquiries about space for rent.

Calling All Artists and Performers!!

We are always looking for guest artists to show their work at our Second Friday events. Every month we open our studio doors for the public to experience what our community does. We have a wide variety of artists in our studio but are always interested in creating a space for the art community of Colorado to show their work. We love to have performance artists, musicians and talents of all sorts be a part of our Second Fridays as well. If you are interested in having a free space (for the evening) to show your work, interact with patrons and other artists please contact artists@phoenixasylum.org for more information. If you or someone you know is interested in performing at one of our events please contact performances@phoenixasylum.org to make arrangements.

 

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Event Reminder: Up cycle Recycle Show

April 10th, 2014
by Crystal

Hello Lovelies! I hope that you all are ready for this month’s very special second Friday event. We are welcoming Laurie Dameron who will be presenting her “What can I do?” a muliti-media presentation upscaling Earth day. We will also have a few artists on hand that focus on recycling found objects, up-cycling existing objects or inventive ways of dealing with used materials. We look forward to seeing you there! Please check out Facebook page for exact details.

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This World of Ours

March 24th, 2014
by Crystal

The month of April at the Phoenix Asylum come out and join us for and Upcycle, Reuse, Recycle and share the earth event. In light of the international celebration of Earth Day at the end of April, we at the Asylum would like to spotlight those artists who regularly upcycle, recycle or reuse materials in their art. As artists we all reuse ideas, but let’s see what they can do with materials they find. Several of our in-house artists regularly reuse items they find and make new and interesting art from them. Some are functional others are more decoration, but art all the same. Please check our Facebook page for more information. All events are posted on there. Come check us out!¬†https://www.facebook.com/events/297106813778316upscale earth day

Keep an eye out for new artist Bios coming this month. We have several updates to existing artists and many more new artists to add. Come and see what we are up to.

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2nd Friday Cancellation

February 11th, 2010
by admin

Dearest Supporters of Art and the Phoenix Asylum:

Phoenix Asylum’s 2nd Fridays Art Openings are designed to provide artists and performers with a venue in which to showcase their art and to provide you, our community, with a rich artistic and creative experience. The Phoenix Asylum has a strong vision around providing this experience to a growing audience.

Which is why, with saddened hearts, we have decided to cancel this month’s Circus of Love 2nd Friday event, previously scheduled for February 12.

We have set a high bar for ourselves, and high standards sometimes come at a cost. As part of our effort to ensure that these events happen safely and legally, we have applied to the City of Boulder for a Special Events license to cover the next several 2nd Fridays events. This application triggered a property inspection that included five (!) city officials.

Given the age of our building and the types of activities that have been historically held there, we have been informed that we have some work to do to bring the space up to code for the types of activities we wish to conduct. In order to protect the long-term vision of our space and maintain a positive working relationship with the City, our strategy is to complete the work on the space before holding additional events. Suffice it to say, that we have learned from the experiences of NIMBY in San Francisco!

We sincerely apologize to you and to our artists and performers for the last minute notice. This situation came to our attention and a decision was made within the past 48 hours. Many of our artists have worked hard to prepare for this show, so we welcome any suggestions on other venues in Boulder looking for artists. We want to help make this right for the participating artists.

Keep reading for more information on what we need to accomplish in the space and how you might be able to help.

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Hello World!

January 21st, 2010
by admin

Did you hear? The Phoenix Asylum is now a registered Colorado Non-Profit Organization!

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