New Artwork in Westlands Park
About the Artists
While Charles and Collin Parson have shown their work extensively in Colorado and across the US, this is the first time the father/ son team have shown their outdoor sculptural work together.
Charles Parson’s multi-faceted work includes drawings, prints, wall constructions, sculptures, installations, stage designs and performance art. His work has been viewed in galleries, art centers and museums throughout the United States. He has 65 one-person exhibitions to his credit, as well as numerous regional and national showings in group shows. Additionally, he has produced many alternative public art events and large-scale temporary installations. Charles has taught art throughout the region including Denver University and the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. He is currently a Professor of Art at the Community College of Denver.
Collin Parson recently completed his artist residency at RedLine Denver. An arts administrator, artist, curator and designer he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater Design and Technology with emphasis in Lighting and Scene Design from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his Master in Arts in Visual Culture and Arts Administration from Regis University in Denver. His creative work involves the control of light and color to create vivid geometric light and space works. Collin currently serves as Director of Galleries and Curator for the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities.