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'Wrong Side of Da Tracks' by Jantzen Peake

Presented by Manitou Art Center at Manitou Art Center, Manitou Springs CO

Sep 06
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Oct 27
'Wrong Side of Da Tracks' by Jantzen Peake

Jantzen Peake’s show will open at the Manitou Art Center September 6!

Jantzen Peake’s show will open at the Manitou Art Center on Friday, September 6. DJ Craftmatic will be providing music for the opening.

From the artist: “Growing up in the early 80’s/90’s with hip-hop, grunge music, vintage cartoons, graffiti lifestyle, one could easily be labeled from the “Wrong Side Of Da Tracks.”

To this day, underground/low-brow culture feels like the most alive, raw, organic and free form of expression. It is my warm blanket of happiness and humbleness. It brings the life the works of art that I create, a place far from greed, hate, and corporate distractions.

My artwork encompasses color, acrylics, pen and ink, watercolor, clay and spray paint in order to guide the audience through the visions of my youth. We shall treasure the eccentric and local people from the “Wrong Side of Da Tracks” so that we always keep in touch with the child who guards our susceptible souls.”

Jantzen Lennon Peake wants to inspire communities through his creative vision in the arts. He wants to help in raising awareness and funding to ensure the youth receive the benefits of essential art programs.

Jantzen wants to be a part of a strong community that supports programs that keep the arts in schools and urban communities. Born and reared in Hermosa Beach, California, he began drawing on the walls at the early age of 5.

Jantzen received his BA in Studio Arts with an emphasis in illustration and Animation from California State University Long Beach in 2010. Shortly after receiving his degree, he began teaching K-12 after school art programs and freelancing on the side with his art business, Peake Graffix.

A resident of Colorado Springs, he devotes his time and love in the local art community and non-profits such as the Rotary Club (Flight), Concrete Couch, and Project Angel Heart.

Jantzen can be found painting live, creating beautiful murals around the Colorado Springs neighborhoods and throughout the Front Range. He also teaches various art classes at the Manitou Art Center, Library 21C, and Bemis School of Art as well as at various libraries in the Pikes Peak Library District.

If you would like to view more of his work and/or commission Jantzen, feel free to contact him through his business page PeakeGraffix. Jantzen Peake strives to bring a new light into the art community, never leaving the soul child behind.

ADMISSION INFO

Free

Contact: (719) 685-1861

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Sep 20, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Fri)
  • Sep 21, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Sat)
  • Sep 22, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Sun)
  • Sep 23, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Mon)
  • Sep 24, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Tue)
  • Sep 25, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Wed)
  • Sep 26, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Thu)
  • Sep 27, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Fri)
  • Sep 28, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Sat)
  • Sep 29, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Sun)
  • Sep 30, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Mon)
  • Oct 1, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Tue)
  • Oct 2, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 3, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 4, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 5, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 6, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Sun)
  • Oct 7, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Mon)
  • Oct 8, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Tue)
  • Oct 9, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 10, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 11, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 12, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 13, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Sun)
  • Oct 14, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Mon)
  • Oct 15, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Tue)
  • Oct 16, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 17, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 18, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 19, 2019 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Sat)

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

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Friday, Sep 20

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Saturday, Sep 21

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Sunday, Sep 22

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