100 Colorado Creatives: Artist and Westword Artopia star Eric Matelski
|"The Urbans," Eric Matelski.|
I work full-time hours curating and creating art, but also work a full-time day job as a security supervisor at a halfway house.
A mystery patron offers you unlimited funds for life. What will you do with it?
I would start my dream business -- I'd combine my passion for art and the restaurant business. I would like to create a full-time gallery that serves food that reflects the art. I would like it to employ artists, and help foster a whole new generation of art collectors.
What's the one thing Denver (or Colorado) could do to help the arts?
More programs like the MasterMind Awards that help hard-working, struggling artists get the boost they need to keep doing what they do best.
Who is your favorite Colorado Creative?
Damn! I work with so many artists. It is always so hard to say one is a favorite. I'm begging you, please do not make me choose.
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