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"Paper Work," presented by the Center for Visual Art, runs June 20-August 2

Paper is transformed into three-dimensional pieces in this exhibit at the CVA.

June 20, 2014

The Center for Visual Art (CVA) presents "Paper Work," an exhibition reflecting the transformation of paper, a common two-dimensional material, into three-dimensional sculptural or implied pieces.

Exploring the limits of agility and strength, in the hands of the artists, paper becomes emblematic of tenacity and transformation. “I work with handmade paper specifically for its minimal environmental impact, its utter versatility, its enormous variety and its strength contrasted with its perceived fragility,” said Chicago artist Melissa Jay Craig. In addition to Craig, other artists featured in the exhibit are Jennifer Ghormley, Anne Hallam, Bovey Lee, Diane Martonis, Dawn McFadden, Liz Miller, Mia Pearlman and Susan Porteous.

Schedule of Events:
Friday, June 20, 6-8 p.m.
Opening reception and Third Friday Collector’s Preview event

Thursday, July 10, 6-8 p.m.
"Paper Manipulations: 3-D Investigations" workshop led by Anne Hallem, assistant professor of art and exhibition artist, and Ben Dyhr,assistant professor of mathematics

The CVA is located at 965 Santa Fe Drive in Denver. Admission to "Paper Work is free." The show runs from June 20 through August 2, 2014; for more information, visit

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