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Design and Build Intern: Daniel Phelps

Daniel Phelps: voted most likely to make a mess. Daniel Phelps is a illustrator and designer who was born and raised in New York and moved to Colorado to study at The University of Colorado Denver. He is a senior and will be receiving his BFA in Illustration and minor in Studio Art. His hobbies …

Design and Build Intern: Justin Kedl

Justin is a sculptor, designer, cartoonist, and pop-surrealist turbo-nerd hailing from Centennial, Colorado.  He recently completed his undergraduate art degree with a double concentration in sculpture and design at Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts. His preferred mediums are ceramic and stone, but he loves experimenting with new materials and processes.  Most of his work focuses on strange …

Design and Build Intern: Tracy Duck

Meet Tracy Duck: Voted Most Likely to “MacGyver It”. Tracy Duck is an Artist from Cheyenne Wyoming who came to Denver to help build Natura Obscura. She Received an Associates of Fine Arts degree with a minor in Theatre from Laramie County Community College in 2010. Her passion of art lead her to pursue working …

Design and Build Intern: Alexandra Ward

Alexandra Ward (AKA “Alex”) comes from New York City, where she goes to school at New York University. Now a sophomore in the Production and Design program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Alex has a concentration in scenic design, with a secondary in lighting design. Alex has a passion for all areas of …

Design and Build Intern: Silas Carter

In an effort to allow our patrons to better understand the artist experience in producing “Natura Obscura,” we thought we would capture some quick podcast interviews. Here is an interview of Silas Carter, one of our Design and Build summer interns that helped create many elements within Natura Obscura.

Design and Build Week 8

Well, well, well, here we are. It’s the last official day of the design and build internship, and man, has it been a wild ride. We never expected the past eight weeks to be so purely majical, but they certainly were. They were abundantly filled to the brim with friendship, love, creativity, and creation. It’s …

Design and Build Week 7

One thing that I particularly admire about my experience while working on Natura Obscura is having something to look forward to, be it on the smaller scale, or the larger scale, it’s really lovely to wake up in the morning and be genuinely excited for something. For example, this weekend Alex came and visited me …

Design and Build Week 6

    Wow! While looking back at week six, here’s a few thoughts that are zipping through my head:     -Week six has got nothin’ on week five, but it was still majical!     -We’ve gotten so much work done!     -We’ve still got so much work to do…     -I’m tired     -I’m broke     …

Design and Build Week 5

Alright, I’m going to be real with you guys. It’s week five, and I feel like we’re close enough now that I can really start to chip away at that fourth wall… so here it goes. I might have found that coffee shop that I was talking about earlier, but like, a real-life manifestation of …

Design and Build Week 4

Week two was full of energy, expressed through a pajama spirit day and playing dress-up, while week three was full of PVC trees and Taco Tuesday. For me, week four of Design and Build was kicked off, sky-rocketed, even, by attending the Denver date of Vans Warped Tour on Sunday. This year marks the final …