Black Book Gallery presents John Fellows “Every Here Has A There”

John Fellows
Every Here Has A There


Black Book Gallery is pleased to announce “Every Here Has A There”, new works by Colorado-based artist John Fellows, in what will be his second solo exhibition at the gallery. Fellows’ signature “contemporary folk” style weaves together layers of found paper, graphic block prints and handwritten text to create an old time, hands-on feel. The artist collects a variety of found paper, maps and books dating from the 1880’s to the present to create unique linoleum carving collages that while at the very base reflect his personal experiences, are more like a brief glimpse into another person’s story.

For this new body of work, John once again draws inspiration from his recent travels to the Swiss and French Alps, Sayulita and Baja, Mexico as well as the mountains of his home state of Colorado. Grizzled mountain men, salty sailors, stormy seas and rugged mountains layered on used nautical charts and topographic maps draw the viewer in and hopefully trigger memories of their own past travels and experiences.

John Fellows currently lives and works in Denver, Colorado. He travels constantly and spends much of his time in the outdoors, both of which impact his work. John has shown work in Japan, Australia, New Zealand, The Netherlands, and around the US. Recently his worked has been used on t-shirts for Element Skateboards, Vail Resorts and Shaun White for Target, wine labels, and featured on the cover of BombFlow magazine.



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[divider_line]DENVER, CO (March 13th, 2013) – Black Book Gallery is using art as a platform to support Love Hope Strength Foundation’s (LHSF) mission of saving the lives of people with cancer. Cancer took the life of Co-owner Thomas Horne’s twin brother, Tim, as well as millions of others world-wide each year. The show titled, “Knock it Out” is Tom’s tribute to all the families,patients, and victims of this devastating disease. ( Everyone, in every corner of the world, knows someone affected by cancer, and on the evening of Friday, April 5th, 2013, Black Book Gallery invites us all to come together to celebrate the lives of our loved ones.

Horne and his partner, Will Suitts, at Black Book Gallery, have been working tirelessly to put together an amazing group of both national and international artists; many of whom are creating original works specifically for this show. These artists are leading the way in supporting LHSF’s “Get On the List” campaign, as well as LHSF’s Children’s Cancer Center in Tanzania. The night will be filled with art, music, fun, and a bone marrow drive which will allow you to register with the Get On the List Campaign. Black Book Gallery hopes to make a donation of $10K from original artwork sales that will help fund a Doctor at the Love Hope Strength Children’s Cancer Center in Tanzania.

About Love Hope Strength Foundation:

Love Hope Strength Foundation, is a music-centric charity dedicated to saving the lives of people with cancer, one concert at a time. LHSF was founded in 2007 by leukemia survivors Mike Peters (of the Welsh rock band The Alarm) and James Chippendale (president of CSI Entertainment). As the world’s leading rock-and-roll cancer foundation, LHSF primarily raises its funds through musical pilgrimages to majestic sites like Mt. Everest, Mt. Fuji and Machu Picchu. Through its partnership with DKMS (the world’s largest marrow registry), they head up bone marrow drives at concerts and major musical events like Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival and Austin City Limits. With more than 400 drives conducted, LHSF has added over 32,000 people to the national marrow database and found over 500 matches for patients in need of bone marrow transplants.

April 5th, 2013
Free & Open to the public


Black Book Gallery presents Marla Rutherford, Joe Russo and Sara Ford “Unforeseen Coexistence”

Friday, March 1st, 2013
Open to the public

For the month of March we are going in a new direction with a great photography exhibit. Long time friend of the gallery Mark Sink has been working the past several years to create a city wide photography exhibition known as Month of Photography (MOP). A selection of art galleries and museums in Denver will contribute photography exhibits and we are excited to be a part of it.

“Unforeseen Coexistence” features three talented photographers with an individual focus on subject matter with an unforeseen outcome of similar emotional and physical moments captured in time.

Month of Photography Website

Marla Rutherford Website

Joe Russo Website

Sara Ford Website

Black Book Gallery presents Mile High and Rising 2012 Group Show

Denver, CO (December 7th, 2012) – Mile High and Rising is back for a second year featuring familiar faces from previous gallery exhibits mixed with artists rising on the local art scene. Encompassing a wide variety of mediums and artistic styles, the show will not only highlight each individual artist’s contribution, but also the close knit community of artists that live and work in Colorado. From graffiti to tattoo influences, from screen printing, to paint, drawing, photography and sculpture, Mile High And Rising will continue to be one of the best group shows of local talent in the state.

Artists included:

Michael Coriano
Axel Geittmann
Sara Ford
John Cole
Gemma Bayly
Jamie Molina
Debbie Clapper
Johnny Mayer.
Rob Mack
Ian Millard
The Gropes
John Fellows
Mike Graves
Sandi Calistro
Melody Conway
Dea Webb
Douglas Seaton
Melanie Pruitt
Jeremy Burns
Vincent Comparetto
Frank Kwiatkowski
Joseph Martinez
Ashley Urban
Amanda Gordon Dunn
Jeff Kopp

Available Artwork

* Payment plans available
* Additional pictures available
* Prices do not include shipping
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Exhibit Pictures

“Shadowed” from Leslie Ann O’Dell & CMYK Projects

Leslie Ann O’Dell “Shadowed”

16″ x 20″
4 color screen print with varnish on cotton rag
Edition of 90
Signed & Numbered
Includes Certificate of Authenticity

Leslie is an artist and photographer from Denver, Colorado.
“I photograph, draw, and paint. Sometimes I combine those for mixed pieces, others are completely illustrated. For the most part though, I observe and create with my camera. My work is a bit enigmatic for me. Centered around humans, nature, and my own identity.”

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