Matt Scobey. Opening Reception: August 28th, 2015 , 7-11pm Exhibition: August 28th – September 26th, 2015 Artist Statement: A New collection of sculptures, objects, and prototypes exploring Form, Process, Readymade, and Assemblage by Matt Scobey. ‘Come Dig the Essence’ is a continuation of studio experiments in form and material. Each object has been monocast utilizing various […]
Continental Divide: East of L.A. / West of Tehran
NOW, as we witnesses the historic events unfolding with a nuclear deal being forged between Iran and six world powers, lead by the United States, the artwork presented within this exhibition is more relevant than ever. Leon is proud to present four exceptional Iranian-American artists whose unique perspectives give a powerful voice to their own personal experiences, as well as larger, more universal truths.
Nobody Deserves You The Way That I Do – Jackie Barry
Jackie Barry Opening Reception: June 13th, 2015 Exhibition: June 13th – July 11th, 2015 Artist Statement: This grandiose statement echoes a sentiment I witness in my media-driven generation: a generation that thrives off of larger-than-life, often misguided declarations of adoration. It is my experience that this is a product of the denial of self-love. The […]
Camp – Rene Farkass
With a distinctive style that sets him apart in both tone and personality, Rene Farkass has been a recognized artist in the alternative Denver art scene for over 15 years.
Swells – Brittany Gould
Nothing subjective is constant. Like a body of water, what I think I understand about myself and about my life is in constant flux. Feelings about myself in the world, rise, ebb and morph like swells in the sea. Sometimes it feels like there is an ocean inside of my stomach, and sometimes it feels like just a stomach.
Beautiful Pornography – Scott Barman
Scott D. Barman, also known as HSYR, is an artist originally from New York who has been living in Denver, Colorado for the past five years creating photographic portraits of all those who enter into his life by chance.
At Home / On Stage – Glenn Ross
This collection of images at Leon Art Gallery is the result of over two years making photos at 20 homes and 60+ concerts. Each photograph was printed by me and mounted on figured maple boards. Polaroid photographs made on expired film hang in between the home and stage pieces. In all, there are nearly 70 images plus a projected slideshow of outtakes from the project.
36 Views of the Lion’s Lair – Gary Isaacs
Home in Denver several weeks later, I was walking past the Lions Lair for the zillionth time when it spontaneously occurred to me that it might be interesting to make a series of photographs all anchored by at least some portion of the Lions Lair façade . . . “36 Views of the Lions Lair” . It’s as simple as that.
Lament – Lauri Lynnxe Murphy
The lament is one of our oldest art forms, left to turn to when our grief and horror overcomes us. These works are my lament, for a planet we have abused and bled dry. And yet, even in making this lament, I am a creature of the modern world; I turn to the materiality of my subject, petroleum.
The New Patriot – Jason David Paul Anderson
The New Patriot is vulnerable and brave. The New Patriot is tolerant and pissed and vocal and in love with country and ruthlessly turning some strange dream into a curious reality….all while having a good deep belly laugh.