Art Exhibitions at the State Capitol brings permanent and rotating art exhibitions to the State Capitol to celebrate Colorado’s creative economy and share it with Coloradans and visitors.

Call for Artwork

Colorado Creative Industries (CCI) is seeking Colorado-based artists to participate in an exhibition celebrating the restoration and unveiling of the Colorado State Capitol building dome. Selected works will be on display at the Colorado State Capitol complex, including the Lieutenant Governor's Office, the basement rotunda and the Joint Budget Committee room, from Oct. 2014-March 2015. 

Submissions of artwork are being accepted online at, listed under "Colorado State Capitol Exhibition".

Current Exhibition Through September 22, 2014

Mark Friday and Deborah Jang each use found objects—primarily of metal and wood—in their respective work, and at times collaboratively. These repurposed components sometimes evoke familiar or cultural reference points, or may suggest less obvious and more obscured origins. For the artists, the process of creating something fresh and new from the discards of society is challenging and enticing. They share an appreciation of well-worn surfaces and the unintentional art that occurs all around us. There is also an element of improvisation as they build on seemingly random findings that play off one another. and

Photos by Wes Magyar

 Mark Friday and Deborah Jang

Mark Friday

Deborah Jang