100 Colorado Creatives: Onus Spears

Lauri Lynnxe Murphy

Westword: If you could collaborate with anyone in history, who would it be, and why?

Onus Spears: The Wright Brothers. I love bicycles, and they were bike mechanics who dared to believe they could fly. They were inspiring people who did marvelous things.

Who in the world is interesting to you right now, and why?

Richard Alden Peterson. He is not only a masterful photographer, he is totally authentic and a truly kind man. His influence and generosity in sharing his vision and energy with local artists is hugely positive and will send out waves for generations to come.

What's one art trend do you want to see die this year?


What's your day job?

Whatever I can scrape up: I fix bicycles, computers, paint interiors of houses, shovel snow, sell used bikes. I work hard just finding work that suits me and gets me enough food to eat.

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Location Info


The Deer Pile

206 E. 13th Ave., Denver, CO

Category: Music

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