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There’s no shortage of passion in Denver. The city’s maker culture produces everything from authentic Italian food to the most decadent desserts. These makers might express themselves as muralists, choreographers or symphony conductors. And they might see business and artistic opportunities in old buildings or discarded materials. Meet the makers who continually reinvent The Mile High City.
Besides hand illustrating each piece himself, Atencio infuses creativity into everything he does, from personally designing each of his seven Colorado stores to painting the art for his galleries’ walls.
Robinson and her team have developed CPRD into a cross-cultural, contemporary dance institution that provides dance instruction, performances and community programs and convenes artists and audiences of all backgrounds and ages.
Milbery’s art has carved out a place of its own on the streets of Denver. Local businesses welcome his murals, and his “Love This City” series draws eyes and attention to his favorite spots in town.