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Art in the Derby and Grand Opening for Magnolia Street Art Center

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Join us on October 6, 2018, from 10 am to 4 pm for Art in the Derby, an art fair to celebrate the newly created Derby Art District and the Grand Opening of the Magnolia Street Art Space. There will be many things to see and do that will be creative, unique and fun for people of all ages! Some of the events planned include:


-  10:00 am ribbon cutting by city officials

-  creative center for children (kids create art projects to take home)

-  52' semi trailer/gallery (for viewing of new media video presentations by several local film makers)

-  Adams City Fire Truck and safety information

-  Historical Society exhibit about the history of the Derby area

-  food trucks

-  DJ music by Abe Ramirez

-  various outdoor artist exhibitors

-  indoor art on display by MAG street studios artists and others

-  student art on display by Adams City High School artists

-  photographic wheat pasting 

-  the first open studio and free/bargain art book sale by Derby Studios 

-  Grand Opening party 

-  free raffle and prizes for the public

-  cash awards for participating artists, including a "peoples' choice" award

Artists and entities who will display their work in the Magnolia Street Art Space building include:  Bowerhouse Books, Colophone Center, Margaret McCullough, Joyce Coco, Carol Goldberg, Julie Anna Lewis, Ron Trujillo, Terrell Tumlinson, Jane Dodge, Jayn Thompson, Mark Friday, Mark Sink and Terri Bell



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Numbered Activity Centers: 


Artist  Displays:

1 -   Thomas Carr

2 -   Kristin Henning

3 -   Angela Rameriz

4 -   Naomi Gagnon

5 -   Nicole Korbe

6 -   Aaron Comino

7 -   Gary Reed

8 -   Adams City Highschool*

9 -   Adams City Highschool*

10 - Adams City Highschool*

11 - Commerce City Cultural Council/Raffle Booth

15 - Children's Creative Center

16 - Disc Jockey

17 - Food Trucks

18 - 52' semi-trailer new media exhibit by local film makers

Artist awards are planned for the event. Winners will receive certificates, plus cash prizes as follows:

Peoples Choice:  $75


Best of Show:  $75

1st Prize:  $50

2nd Prize:  $30

3rd Prize:  $25

Student Awards: 

1st Prize:  $20

2nd Prize:  $15

3rd Prize:  $10

*Participating artists from Adams City High School:  Damien Crellar, Bruno Martinez, Noelani Schimpf, Bryan Rodriguez, Henry Sabas-Martinez, Estefany Gueuara, Jonathon Esparza, Lisaira De Luna, Leilannie Ortega

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Art by Magnolia Street Art Space artists (Julie Anna Lewis, Joyce Coco, Terrell Tumlinson).

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Large format photographic art on display at Derby Studios from "The BIG Picture" project.  In addition, the day of the fair, Derby Studios will host its first open studio, which will include a bargain and free art book table.

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This event is co-sponsored by the Magnolia Street Art Space and the Commerce City Cultural Council.

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