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'Awakening'

Presented by UCCS Visual and Performing Arts: Visual Art Program at GOCA 121, Colorado Springs CO

Apr 16 2021
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May 15 2021
‘Awakening’ presented by UCCS Visual and Performing Arts: Visual Art Program at GOCA 121, Colorado Springs CO

Sixteen artists explore with thoughtful vigor installation, digital art, painting and drawing, and textiles.

Artists Quinn Birkeness, Brandon Bockstahler, Madalyn Botkin, Shannon Eaton, Paul Horton, Sam Howell, Bec Hurley, Brent James, Brad Koerwitz, Jersey Leigh, Sydney Martinez, Kirsten Merrick, Nathen Moore, Kalyn Spivey, Tran Xuan Thao Vy, and Chloe Yazzie Trujillo are featured in “Awakening,” the 14th annual exhibition of VAPA Senior Visual Artists at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs GOCA downtown.

Their work explores with thoughtful vigor installation, digital art, painting and drawing, and textiles. Conceptually these forms connect to each student’s deeply personal experiences of trauma, racial justice, spirituality, and the pandemic. The students are responsible for the curation and installation of the show which opens April 16, 2021.

You will also be required to mask up and complete a UCCS Wellness Check (building is downtown presence) at healthcheck.uccs.edu or verbally answer questions at the gallery. Check the QR Code below for COVID-19 updates.

The exhibit will be open to the public Saturdays and Sundays, 1-5 p.m. or by appointment. No pre-registration required.

ADMISSION INFO

Free and open to the public.

Visitors to the opening reception and First Fridays must pre-register at gocadigital.org/exhibitions/uccs-vapa-2021.

Email: crau@uccs.edu

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • May 7, 2021 at 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm (Fri)
  • May 8, 2021 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • May 9, 2021 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • May 15, 2021 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sat)

Additional time info:

Opening Reception: April 16 from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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LOCATION

GOCA 121

121 S. Tejon St., Suite 100, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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Dates and Times

Fri, May 7, 2021

5:00 pm at GOCA 121

Sat, May 8, 2021

1:00 pm at GOCA 121

Sun, May 9, 2021

1:00 pm at GOCA 121

Sat, May 15, 2021

1:00 pm at GOCA 121

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