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Artist Opportunities:

The River North Art District frequently receives requests from local businesses and organizations to showcase artwork by RiNo artists.
We welcome these opportunities!

As advocates for artists, we strongly encourage collaborators to fairly compensate artists for their time and effort toward these mutually beneficial projects. The River North Art District offers the following suggestions:

  • Pay the artist a percentage of the retail value of the art on display. A standard rate is 5 to 10% per month. For example if the total value of the art work being displayed is $5000, a stipend between $250 and $500 would be in order.
  • Host a reception for the artist to invite collectors and the community to view the artwork. This benefits all involved by expanding the audience for the artist, and increasing sales for the business/host. 
  • Purchase artwork. 

Hosts/venues can support the business of art while also promoting their own business. Stipends should be handled between the artist and the host. Please contact the host directly to work out the details.

In addition, artists receive numerous requests to donate work as fundraisers for charitable causes. These requests will be posted on this site only if the artist receives a percentage of the sale proceeds. These guidelines are in accordance with our Feed the RiNo campaign.

Thank you for supporting our artists and helping our neighborhood thrive! You can contact RiNo here with your listing.


New RiNo locations looking to feature RiNo artists!

RiNo is growing and our members are as diverse as ever. The creative energy that is the heart and soul of RiNo is kept alive by members supporting local artists. Here are a couple new additions who are actively looking to team up with RiNo artists:

Visual Interest
3444 Brighton Blvd
Denver, CO 80216
(303) 861-8448

Great opportunity to check out Visual Interest's front gallery space this Friday, February 13th from 2-4pm!


Park Burger
2615 Walnut Street
Denver, CO 80205


SIGN UP BY JUNE 15th!! -- Artist Memberships - GREAT SPACE!


Institute for Art and Life


“Processus [prɔsesys]: French word for process, evolution; a group of actions with a common goal; a series of events or a succession of methods.

Processus also relates to Process Art, an artistic movement where the end product is not the principal focus.

This multi-use space is inspired by our art philosophies and by our way of life. Driven by process and ideas, our works reflect timeless actions and methods as we often go back to the basics. For years, we have dreamed about a place to work, a place to meet new people and share important ideas. We envision a place where the artist community will share processes and ideas, a place to experiment and discover new things, a place that focuses on experience and chance encounters.

This came from the need of a simple space where individual artists, designers and community members can make objects and learn new things regardless of their abilities or background. The focus of the workspace will be on handmade objects and works on paper. It will include a shop, a clean room and a darkroom. It will also provide tools, assistance and advice for artists to make what they need to professionally display their works. It will be a place for people to discuss ideas, and experiment with materials. Creative individuals and community members will learn from each other, blurring the boundaries between art and life.

As part of the project, a small café will offer a space for people to think and share ideas. The café will focus on locally grown simple foods and vegan treats. Regular offerings of art displays, talks, pop up events, etc… will start after the workspaces are open. The café will be open to the public while the workspace will be open to members only.”

Viviane Le Courtois and Christopher R. Perez, artists and co-founders


Viviane Le Courtois and Christopher R. Perez, have lived and worked together for over 12 years. They are both respected artists and art professionals in Colorado and beyond. They bring the expertise of all aspects of art, community and life together.

Christopher R. Perez is a photographer with outstanding experience in both contemporary and alternative photographic processes. He also has over 20 years of experience in art handling, framing, crate building, and wood fabrication.

Viviane Le Courtois is a conceptual and process based artist working primarily with installation, performance, sculpture, ceramic and printmaking. Most of her work over the last 25 years has linked art, life and people. As an educator, curator and organizer of participatory projects, she will give direction to the space.

They love making objects, growing or transforming things, cooking, walking, traveling, bringing people together and making them think.

For more information about the founders visit: and


The entire space is approximately 2,000 square feet and is conveniently located in the Temple at 2400 Curtis in the RiNo Art District, just north of downtown Denver. The space will be renovated as soon as we get enough members to sign up. The second floor has already been renovated as studio spaces for artists.

Your membership will give you access to:

-A fully equipped woodshop

-A fully equipped darkroom

-A clean space to works on photos, digital negatives and works on paper.

-Space for fabrication and sculptural projects.

-Additional elements may be added depending of members’ wishes such as a kiln, a space for small metal projects, and an etching press.

-As a regular member you will get discounts on workshops, technical or conceptual assistance and other events (additional fees apply).

-You will also become a part of the community of artists, community members and guest artists using the facility.

Membership fees:

Individual and couple memberships:

-Commit to 1 year: $ 100/person/month (Maximum use: 40 hours/month)

-Commit to 6 months: $ 125/person/month (Maximum use: 40 hours/month)

-Couple Membership (1 year commitment): $150/couple/month (Maximum use: 60 hours/month combined)

-Punch card: $ 200 good for 20 hours of work in any area. (Expires after 6 months)

-Have your projects fabricated, framed or printed: contact us for quotes on individual design and service fees.

-Additional time can be discussed.

Group memberships:  

-5 persons maximum: $ 375/month (each person using the facility must have a safety training to start) (150 hours combined time maximum)

-10 people maximum: $ 750/month (each person using the facility must have a safety training to start) (300 hours combined time maximum)

-20 people maximum: $ 1500/month (each person using the facility must have a safety training to start) (600 combined time maximum)

Required safety and orientation training: $40 per person.

Hours will be by appointment. An online system will be created to book time so that the shop or darkroom space will be available when you show up.

VERY IMPORTANT !!! Sign up today to make this possible!

Help us secure the space for this project to happen. Estimated opening date is August 15th or September 1st. Reserve your spot by June 15th by sending us your first month payment. Attend a free workshop if you sign up by June 15th. Additional advances towards future months to get us started are welcome!

If you sign up by June 15th you will receive 2 hours of free personal assistance or instruction during your first 6 months or attend a 2 hours workshop for free.

If for any reasons, things don’t go through, we will refund you within 3 months.

To sign up- please use the attached form and send us a payment!   

For questions or additional information, please contact us:

Viviane Le Courtois at or 303 526 8064

Christopher R. Perez at or 303 653 4091


Thank you for your support!

Viviane Le Courtois and Christopher R. Perez




Do you create Dog art?

School of Dog is a small training studio and dog art gallery in RINO art district owned by canine psychologist, Brett Endes. Brett would like to feature local dog related artists and photographers to display / sell their works in the dual purpose space.

If you are interested, contact with contact info / portfolio and I will get back to you ASAP.
Brett Endes
School of Dog
Behavior & Training Studio
3310 Brighton Boulevard
Denver, CO 80216



The Governor's Mansion looking for holiday decor!

My name is Karen Bozik and I've been an artist in the Denver area for over twenty years.  During the last four, I have been the Designer/Director of the holiday decor at the Colorado Governor's Residence. 

This year, I'd like to showcase local arts districts by inviting them to decorate a tree for inside the mansion.  This can be approached from a number of different ways--however you'd like to have the River North Arts District represented--small works by RiNo artists, etc...sculpture at the base of the tree, etc.. Our trees are 7' high..

We are not asking for donations and all work is the property of the artists.  The work cannot carry price tags, but you are welcome to display any promotional materials and contact information that you wish.  The holiday season is our busiest time of the year, with private evetns and public tours--so, you do get a lot of exposure.  We also receive quite a bit of press.

The installation is Nov. 13th-21st.  You can bring work in at any time during those 9 days.  Break down is the first week of January.


Karen Bozik, Director/Designer, holiday decor at the Colorado Governor's Residence   720-240-8601


NxLevel for Creatives

Get $75 off this 11-week business planning course!

NxLevel for Creatives is an intensitve 11-week business planning course that addresses questions every entrepreneur needs to answer before starting a new business venture. Designed specifically for right-brained thinkers, NxLevel for Creatives offers a fun, accessible way to map out your business success. LEARN MORE

Cost: $495, but RiNo District members will receive $75 off

Date/Time: Tuesday evenings, 6-9pm from 9/18 to 12/4



Studio mates wanted in RiNo!

Looking for two studio mates. I have a 2300 square foot studio space with a 300 square foot mezzanine,
fully equipped darkroom (historic photo processes); 10 feet of Delta photo sinks, Fume Hood, etc.
Perfect for workshops, personal work, gallery space, etc. It has a large North/Northeast facing window
and skylights and an ADT alarm system, Safari restaurant (African food and tea) right next-door, 5 minutes from city center, bus stop #48 RTD in front of the studio.

$500 per month for each artist.
Studio Q / Quinn Jacobson Photography
3519 Brighton Blvd. Suite G – Denver, Colorado 80216