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Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

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Boulder, CO 80302

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Cody Norton: Colorful Realities

January 23 - March 6

The once vast prairie region of the Front Range was filled with a diversity of native fauna. Prairie dogs, coyotes, elk, mountain lions roamed the open grasslands far before the city of Boulder was built. Colorful Realities is a site-specific installation made from colored acrylic plexiglass panels, laser-etched with the animals who call the Front Range home. The panels are displayed at varying heights, creating a vibrant hanging mural that allows for the viewer to have a different perspective as they move around and through the installation.

Cody Norton is an Elgin, Texas-born and raised artist. He is currently pursuing his Master of Fine Arts degree in Sculpture and Post Studio Practices at the University of Colorado Boulder. As an interdisciplinary artist, he is exploring the ways humankind has disrupted and intervened in ecosystems across North America. Along with discovering how urban spaces affect rural spaces within the United States.

Cody received his BFA in Painting and Drawing from the University of North Texas in the fall of 2020. He has exhibited internationally and nationally in cities including London, New York, Toronto, Glasgow, São Paulo, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, and Boulder. He recently was published in The Museum of Americana Issue 26 based in Washington D.C. And just completed a month-long residency in Pratt Kansas, with the Kansas Fields Arts Forum. He was named as one of Dallas-Fort Worth’s top 30 emerging artists in 2020-2021.

Thank you to our generous sponsors:
One Boulder Plaza Management and W.W. Reynolds

About Art @ One Boulder Plaza
Now in its fourth year, Art @ One Boulder Plaza explores art and its themes inspired by various local artists. This installation will take place outdoors at One Boulder Plaza in downtown Boulder, and is the second iteration of a series of installations and programs in 2022!