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Virginia is a Sculptor/Installation Artist who is a two-time recipient of the Artist Fellowship in Visual Arts Grant from the Colorado Council on the Arts. Learn more by viewing my resume…

My work moves freely down two parallel paths: one that evokes the natural world and another that has a focus on human nature. These paths often converge and sometimes cross with the resulting work relating to our interaction with nature.

About Virginia Folkestad

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Virginia is a Sculptor/Installation Artist who is a two-time recipient of the Artist Fellowship in Visual Arts Grant from the Colorado Council on the Arts. She was featured on the Art on TV production, Living Treasures of Colorado. She has been awarded residencies at Dorland Art Colony in California, the Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, the Rocky Mountain Women's Institute and a 3 year Artist-in-Residence at RedLine, Denver.

Her work is represented in the Denver Public Art collection by Current 3 (cubed) a Light Installation on the historic Wynkoop Bridge, Denver and is also included in the Kaiser Permanente Collection, the Peter Kudla, Metropolitan Homes collection and many private collections.

Virginia's work has been featured in solo and invitational exhibitions in Colorado including the Denver International Airport (DIA), Republic Plaza Building, University of Colorado, Museum of Outdoor Arts, Denver Center for Performing Arts, Metropolitan Center for Visual Arts (CVA). Her work has been shown extensively nationally including Santa Fe, NM, Carmel, California, Houston, Texas and New York City. and Internationally including the Andy Warhol Museum in Medzilaborce, Slovakia

She is active in the Denver art community, serving on many boards of directors such as Rocky Mountain Women’s Institute and the Alternative Art Alliance. She is currently serving on the Board of Directors of Denver Art Museum Contemporaries (DAMContemporaries) and on the Denver Public Art Committee.

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