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955 24th St
Denver, CO, 80205
United States

303 653 4091

Processus is a shared place for artists and community members to think and make. It will include a multi-use shop, a darkroom, a clean space and a coffee shop / pop up space. Opening soon! Sign up now!

Events and Exhibits


Current Exhibition:

Horror & Wonder,

works by Michael Garlington

Opening Reception: March 11, 7-11 pm

in conjunction with the Month of Photography in Denver

Exhibition open from March 11- June 10, 2017

at Processus, the institute for art and life, 955 24th St. Denver CO 80205

Hours: 10 am to 6 pm, Tuesday to Saturday or by appointment.

Michael Garlington is a photographer, master printer and sculptor who creates installations, photo-sculptures and photographic works with elaborate sculptural frames. The works in this exhibition reflect human emotions and experiences using 4 x 5 film and mixed media. Some of the works are created in collaboration with his partner Natalia Bertotti.

photographs by Michael Garlington

photographs by Michael Garlington

Raised in Petaluma, California, where he lives and works, Michael was influenced early on by a wide mix of characters. He started working at his mother and step father’s photo Lab, Splinder Photographic, at 17. He embarked on an artistic mission at 21, creating backdrops for his figurative photo-sculptures. In 2000, he traveled with a group of artists across the US and Europe in PhotoCar, a car covered with his photos, gaining attention along the way. Since 2004, Michael has been included in Photo LA, Photo NY and Photo SF. He has exhibited internationally. Major projects include PhotoHouse created for San Francisco CameraWorks in 2010, the 40 feet tall PhotoChapel created at Burning Man in 2013 and a 60 foot tall Totem of Confessions in 2014 also at Burning Man. The pieces created for Burning Man were burned down in spectacular fiery deaths. Michael Garlington and Natalia Bertotti, who have been working together since 2013, now plan to create lasting installations such as a four ways confessional to be installed at the Hermitage Museum in Norfolk, Virginia, in June 2017.



Slides and Records:

Wednesdays April 19th from 7-10 pm,

including Jody Akers, Christopher R. Perez and Andrew Novick 

 (If you have slides to show or/ and records to play, we are looking for artists to be included for future months- please contact us)


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