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June 2019

Prêt-à-Porter | Collection: Color-blocking, the After Show

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Machine Shop, 4 S Wahsatch Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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The Machine Shop is proud to present Prêt-à-Porter | Collection: Color-blocking the After Show.  Please join us June 7th, from 6-9 pm for a one night opening. “Prêt-à-Porter | Collection: Color-blocking the After-Show" is an exhibition of a selection of garments made for the IIDA RMC Prêt-à-Porter Where Finish Meets Fashion Show 2019 and worn on the runway during the event on May 17th.  Colorado based design teams, paired with an industry manufacturer, have created handmade garments utilizing the sponsor…

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June 2017

June’s First Friday: Sem·blance, by Nicole Beck

June 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Machine Shop, 4 S Wahsatch Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Sem·blance:  /ˈsembləns/ : the outward appearance or apparent form of something, especially when the reality is different This series explores the dynamic between classical and modern art; it seeks to answer the question of what relationship, if any exists between realism and quality. Is the classical portrait the truest expression of art? Or could the abstracted figure, in fact, be a truer picture of reality? With respect to traditional masters, but a nod to contemporary impressionists, this series infuses depth and…

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August 2017

ABANDONED BRUISED FORGOTTEN

August 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Machine Shop, 4 S Wahsatch Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
Free

Join us for a First Friday art opening featuring silkscreen paintings, video collage, and a site specific installation by JD Sell and soundscape by Mobdividual on August 4th, from 6-9pm.  Food truck, Awaken will be here and parking is available. Abandoned Bruised Forgotten examines the idea of intimacies correlated to abandoned vehicles through silkscreen printed paintings, video collage and a site specific installation. In these modes, the process of movement through time and space is suggested through layering and refracting light. These two…

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November 2017

November’s First Friday: FRAY by Valerie Lloyd

November 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Machine Shop, 4 S Wahsatch Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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The Machine Shop presents FRAY, an art exhibition by Valerie Lloyd. Fray will include oil and acrylic paintings as well as a sculptural installation.

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February 2018

Prayer Pieces & Toaster Ovens

February 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Machine Shop, 4 S Wahsatch Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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The Machine Shop is proud to present Prayer Pieces & Toaster Ovens, an art opening featuring new work by Laura BenAmots.  Largely driven by the codependent tensions between strength and vulnerability, belonging and isolation, Laura's paintings, drawings and installation projects make it possible for her to approach the varied dimensions of human frailty.   Prayer Pieces & Toaster Ovens showcases work produced during Laura's 3-month Machine Shop Studio Residency. The works explore industry, oil, water, bones and “sacred objects”. Inspired by a pilgrimage to…

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Laura BenAmots Artist Talk Wine and Cheese

February 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

BenAmots was our Winter Artist in Residence. Having used her time with us to create all new works, both playful and ominous, her Artist Talk offers behind the scenes insights about her inspiration & process in this artist talk. Now on display at the Shop, the paintings explore energy, sustainability, human dilemna, water security and the Water Warriors of Standing Rock. RSVP requested but not required. A % of art sales is donated to the nrdc.org RSVP to valerie@jointhemachine.com or…

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April 2018

SMALL MOMENTS: a group exhibition

April 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Machine Shop, 4 S Wahsatch Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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Join us for "Small Moments" a group themed exhibition which showcases new work by Jana L. Bussanich Artist, Dawn Eeh Artist, Maria Fetterhoff, Christine Flores, Meg Larmie, Allison Moix, JD Sell, Claire Swinford, and Brian W. Tryon Photography.  There will be live music by Valentina Kai of eilean, and Bison Brothers Food Truck will be on hand to serve their delicious sliders. “Small Moments” is a themed show with the goal of showcasing the mundane moments of our lives that go…

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May 2018

Ghosts of the Past, Creators of the Future: new work by Trevor Wade Thomas

May 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Machine Shop, 4 S Wahsatch Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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The Machine Shop is excited to present Ghosts of the Past, Creators of the Future: new work by Trevor Wade Thomas.  Please join us for his opening, May 4th, 6-9pm.  Over the last three months, Trevor Wade Thomas has explored the history of the Machine Shop through stories, old photographs, and an exploration of the the building we have all come to know. In an attempt to connect with the history of this space, he has created a body of work…

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March 2019

Design As Art: Celebrating the art and skill in graphic design

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Machine Shop, 4 S Wahsatch Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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The Machine Shop and AIGA Colorado Springs is proud to curate the Design As Art show, a First Friday Art Show + party celebrating the art and skill in graphic design, showcasing the talent of our local design community.  The difference between art and design is a timeless debate. Designers (and illustrators, letterers, etc.), typically design for business needs, so the artistic, creative side does not always get a spotlight. Join us in eating delicious cuban food from the Lucy,…

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October 2019

RETROSPECTIVE: 5 Years of Studio Residencies at the Machine Shop

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Machine Shop, 4 S Wahsatch Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 United States
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The Machine Shop is celebrating 5 years of studio residencies.  Past residents include Chris Alvarez, Morgan Bak, Laura BenAmots, Courtney Caldwell, Hunter Chambers, Su Cho, Troy DeRose, Briget Heidmous, Tara Kelley-Cruz, Meg Larmie, Valerie Lloyd, John Mark Lohner, Cathleen Meadows, Elizabeth Selby, JD Sell, Claire Swinford, Trevor Thomas, and Tim Thornton.  Current work will on be display. Each artist has a unique voice in which only visual art can speak; this exhibit will showcase the diverse styles of artists from our community. The goal of the Machine Shop’s residency is to support artists in their process…

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