Gallery Sketches: Four shows for the weekend of May 23-25
Art doesn't go on vacation or take three-day weekends, and this weekend's bounty proves it. Here are a few shows -- big, small, serious and not so serious -- to check out while you're kicking back.
Trine Bumiller, "Tree of Consistent Ambiguities," oil on panel, Robischon Gallery.
See also: Stephen Batura, Stream, Ironton Gallery
Jack Balas, "Yes/No (The Woods)," oil and ink on canvas over panel with plywood.
Allison Gildersleeve, Trine Bumiller, Tom Judd and Jack Balas
May 23 through July 12
Opening reception: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 23
Any opening at Robischon Gallery always promises an embarrassment of riches, and this quartet of explorations in the natural world will definitely deliver. Can't get enough of Jack Balas in one viewing? Overrride, a solo of his new and recent works, is also up through July 9 at the Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design's Rude Gallery.
Robo2 Robot Art Show
Good Thieves Press
May 24 through 31
Opening reception: 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 24
Closing reception: 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 31
For a shot of levity, this annual robot-centric open-entry group show will push all your sci-fi buttons and tickle your funny bone, too. Opening and closing receptions will switch this short-lived show on and off this weekend and next.
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