SPARK'S 40th Anniversary Celebration and Art Exhibition

Spark Gallery

July 11 - 28, 2019

  • Panel Discussion: “Co-ops Past, Present and Future”: Thursday, July 25, 7-9 pm
  • Last Look: Sunday, July 28 from 1-4pm

Paul Gillis, When Kingship Ascends To Heaven, 2018, oil on canvas, 40” x 40”

SPARK is Denver’s original cooperative art gallery, established in 1979 as an alternative to traditional commercial galleries. Over the past 40 years, SPARK Gallery has fostered a spirit of artistic risk-taking and exploration.

To commemorate our 40th anniversary, two shows this summer will honor the original founding members and acknowledge the many artists who have been members over the years. Artists in our first show include:

Pat Aaron, Catherine Carilli, Kellie Cannon, Katie Caron, Judith Cohn, John Davenport, Martha Daniels, Charles DiJulio*, Marilyn Duke*, Virginia Folkestad, John Fudge*, Margaretta Gilboy, Paul Gillis*, Rob Gratiot, John Hadwen, Leanna Hund, Jerry Johnson*, Virginia Johnson, Richard Kallweit*, Andy Libertone*, Marcia Marfia*, Lisa Michot , Marilyn Nelson*, Margaret Neumann*, Patty Ortiz, Jennifer Parisi, Clark Richert*, Andy Rising, Suzy Roesler*, Jean Schiff, Barbara Shark, David Sharpe, Sally Stockhold, Megan Svendsen, Barbara Takenaga, Sarah Timberlake, George Woodman*

*Founding member, SPARK, 1979

Gallery Hours: Thursday 12-5 pm | Friday 12-9 pm | Saturday 12-5 pm | Sunday 1-4 pm
Located on the corner of 9th and Santa Fe Drive in the heart of Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe