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Explore Colorado Rivers and Wildlife in new Photography Exhibit at DEN

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DENVER – Nov. 6, 2018 – Denver International Airport (DEN) has a new two-part narrative photography exhibit featuring Colorado rivers and wildlife. The exhibit is located at the ‘Y-Juncture Gallery’ past the A-security checkpoint through March 2019. The vibrant photos offer DEN passengers a true Colorado experience, inside the airport.

Journey through the “Colorado: Sage Spirit and Roaring River” photographic collection of award-winning photographer Dave Showalter where stories of Westerners are paired with Colorado wildlife such as Gunnison sage-grouse, sandhill cranes, bison, bull moose and white-tailed ptarmigan. The exhibit also features the Colorado and Yampa rivers and such locations as La Poudre Pass, Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge and McClure Pass.

See photos of the “Colorado: Sage Spirit and Roaring River” exhibition at DEN.

About photographer Dave Showalter and Braided River

Dave Showalter is based in Colorado and chronicles the American West through images and stories. Showalter’s work has been featured in several publications, books and calendars. His work explores the beauty, ecological diversity and human use of sagebrush country in Colorado and the West.

In his book,” Sage Spirit: The American West at a Crossroads,” Showalter says, “These sagebrush lands hold a promise. The Sage Spirit vision—connecting wilderness, public, and private lands to conserve the heart of the West—and passing on a proud western legacy are still within our grasp.”

Braided River is the conservation imprint of Mountaineers Books, an independent nonprofit publisher based in Seattle. Through photography books that lead to multimedia presentations and exhibitions, Braided River works to protect western North America’s remaining public lands.

For more information, visit www.daveshowalter.com or www.braidedriver.org

About DEN’s Arts Program

The DEN Arts Program administers the City and County of Denver’s “one percent for art” ordinance which enhances public places and features nearly 40 site-specific works including sculptures, murals and other installations. The pieces are displayed in outdoor landscapes, inside Jeppesen Terminal and on airport concourses, as well as in the train tunnels and on the train itself. In addition to its permanent art collection, DEN curates temporary exhibitions, collaborating with museums, cultural institutions and arts organizations to present the highest quality two- and three-dimensional work. For more information, visit www.flydenver.com/art.


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