Andy Warhol Birthday Celebration

This year, Andy Warhol's birthday celebration falls on a First Friday ... August 6 to be exact.
And Denver's Art District on Santa Fe is celebrating in a big, big way ... with Warhol-themed events throughout the 50+ gallery district all evening.
Already home to the largest First Friday Art Walk in the nation, Santa Fe Drive is pulling out all the stops on August 6, as an homage to one of the art world's most beloved icons and influences.

Come celebrate Andy Warhol on his birthday:
Friday, August 6th

Admission is free and open to the public.  The Andy Warhol Birthday Celebration is presented by Dana Cain Events, the Denver Modernism Show, and Denver's Art District on Santa Fe. More information is at


Planned events include:
WARHOLOVE: a juried open show
at Niza Knoll Gallery, 915 Santa Fe
curated and juried by Dana Cain
organizer of the Denver Modernism Show
Show runs August 6 - 29
Exploding Santa Fe Inevitable
After-Party at Space Gallery,
9pm - midnight
with Velvet Underground cover band, silver Mylar balloons, Warhol-themed art, and more.
Hosted by Chris Kieft and Space Gallery.  Music by Sweet Nothin'. 
Canned Soup Drive
CORE New Art Space, 900 Santa Fe Drive
Everybody's a Warhol - Photo Booth
at Anthony Camera Studio
900 Santa Fe Drive, Behind CORE.
Put on the Warhol wig and glasses - Bam - You're Andy!
Andy Warhol Screen Test
starring Justin Simoni as Andy Warhol
Get your 15 minutes of fame on camera!
Location to be announced!

Andy Warhol Birthday Cake 
at Boxcar Gallery, 554 Santa Fe Drive
Cake Cutting and Birthday Song at 8:30pm
Andy Warhol "Geronimo" Posters
Limited Editions! at the Center for Visual Art, 965 Santa Fe Drive
Andy Warhol Look-Alike Contest
Win Warhol-themed prizes!
Glovinsky Gallery, 800 W. 8th Ave.
Robots Decorated with Warhol Art
Gamma Two Robotics, 209 Kalamath

and be sure to visit:
I'm on the Board of Directors, and I'm organizing this event!  :)


Call for Entries

Andy Warhol changed art, by changing the definition of what could be considered art. His influence is immeasurable. If your work reflects Andy's pop sensibilities... if it was influenced by the Warhol-style pop art of the 1960s and 70s, then we want you in this show!

Entry fee: $10 per piece (non-refundable and does not guarantee acceptance).

You may register and pay fees online at:

Jpegs (not TOO big or TOO small) should be emailed to labeled with titles.

If you need an alternative submission method please contact .

Accepted artists are responsible for delivery and pick-up of their artwork to and from Niza Knoll Gallery, 915 Santa Fe Dr., Denver CO.

JUROR: Dana Cain, organizer of the Denver Modernism Show

Artwork must fit through the door at Niza Knoll Gallery and ready to hang. Niza Knoll Gallery retains a 35% commission on work sold. After the show you must pick up your work on Monday, August 30, from 12noon - 6pm. Storage fees will be charged if you fail to pick up your work in a timely manner.

Jpeg submissions, entry forms and payment are due by Sunday, July 25.


July 25 - Deadline for submissions
July 28 - Notify artists of acceptance status
July 29 - 31 -  Accepted artists deliver work to Niza Knoll Gallery, 915 Santa Fe Dr. Delivery Hours: 1 - 5 pm.
Aug. 6 - Opening Date: First Friday during the Andy Warhol Birthday Celebration.
Aug. 20 - Third Friday Artists and Curator's Reception.
Aug. 29 - Closing Date: the final day of the Denver Modernism Show.
Aug. 29 - 30 - Artists pick up work 5 - 6pm Sunday or 1 - 5 pm Monday. 

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