An Eye not Told what to See, Sees More…

Opening Reception

Sep 29 2023

6:00 pm

An Eye not Told what to See, Sees More…

Sep 29 2023 - Oct 10 2023

Juried Group Exhibition
September 29 – October 12, 2023
at Bitfactory Gallery

Artist Dan Drossman has a quote from his art professor painted in his studio An Eye Not Told What to See, Sees More… He connected so much to this statement by Prof. Jake Berthot from the School of Visual Arts MFA Program in NYC that he even had it tattooed on his arm. With this quote as the inspiration, Bitfactory Gallerysent a nationwide call for artists to submit work for a group show to be Juried by Drossman. The artists were asked to interpret it as they like, literally or figuratively, through the work itself or through their statement.

The public is invited to view and purchase work during the run of the show September 29–October 12, 2023, Tuesdays through Saturdays 11:00 am to 4 pm and, starting October 1, 2023, 11:30 – 3 pm at Bitfactory Gallery 851 Santa Fe Drive. The show will be on view during the First Friday Art Walk, October 6, 6 – 9 pm.

Out of the 90 artists that applied, only 21 were chosen, including Annemarie Baldauf, TR Barnard, James Beck, Anne Carman-Hendel, Annemarie Coffey, Jalaina Felker, Maria Hannon, Dave Hanson, Benjamin Hueftle, Allyson McDuffie, Robert Mullenix, Mary L. Peng, Kay Picard, Roger Rapp, Dorothy Raymond, Tony Rio, Pam Rogers, Dusty Rose, Christy Seving, Madison Sternig, Jack Straton.

Exhibition Juror Drossman grew up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, received his BA from Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina, and holds an MFA from The School of Visual Arts in New York. He is represented by Ruler Art in New York City and his works have been exhibited at David Zwirner Gallery, The OpenAir Museum in Sardinia, Italy, and several solo and group exhibitions throughout New York, North Carolina, and Colorado. Along with making and exhibiting his own work, Drossman is the former founder and director of The Waiting Room Gallery in Denver, and currently the founder and event producer of Visible Planets: Renowned Rappers and Their Visual Art, Two Days of Art and Hip-Hop, held in August 2023.

Bitfactory Gallery, located at 851 Santa Fe Drive in the heart of Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe, exhibits work by the best emerging and up-and-coming local, national, and international visual artists. The gallery takes pride in featuring art that other galleries may find challenging or non-conforming. Additionally, the gallery hosts one renowned artist a year, bringing new and exciting work to Denver. The Bitfactory building also houses artist studios with the vision of providing a helpful, friendly atmosphere for artists to work solo or collaborate with others. Regular gallery hours as of October 1, 2023, are 11:30 – 3 pm and by appointment; For additional information please contact Bill Thomason at info@bitfactory.net or (303) 862-9367