Countdown to Denver Arts Week: Civilized Living at Fancy Tiger Clothing
Denver Arts Week starts November 2 with a Know Your Arts First Friday. All week, we're previewing events that might fall within the parameters of Denver Arts Week, but aren't exclusive to its confines. Today's First Friday pick, Fancy Tiger Clothing's Civilized Living, is a monthly trunk show focusing on local designers, crafters and jewelry makers. But the November edition, Fancy Made, is unique in that Fancy Tiger will turn the spotlight on its own team: employees Becky Wareing Steele, Clare Strouss-Tallman, Nathan Hall and Lara Nickel, along with the shop's owner, Matthew Brown.
Stella Stumbled Upon a Giant Snail Diorama, becky's buttons & things.
Continue reading to meet the artists and get a preview of what you'll find at Fancy Tiger from 7 to 10 p.m. this Friday.
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Lara Nickel is an artist studying Spatial Media at Metro State University of Denver. Her Strange Ritual jewelry designs are inspired by geometric, Native American and architectural aesthetics. The use of patterns and trends from the everyday are used in a repetitive manner that becomes ritualistic in nature.
Strange Ritual Disconnect Etched Triangle Necklace. DNVR Shirt, Matthew Brown.
Matthew Brown is the co-founder of the Fancy Tiger brand and has been screen-printing, sewing and creating jewelry for years. His pieces are a way to bring to the store the styles he can't find from other printers and jewelry-makers.
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