The Color Field art installation at City Park’s historic Lily Pond is the brain child of Denver artists’, Sarah and Josh Palmeri. It is also their loving gift to Denver park visitors. Conceived of pre-pandemic, Color Field was scheduled for installation in May, 2020 to great fanfare and recognition of its sponsor, City Park Friends and Neighbors (CPFAN) and funders, Denver Arts and Venues, CPFAN, City Park Alliance, Denver Zoo, and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. When the pandemic hit, all well-laid plans went by the wayside. Denver Arts and Venues and the Denver Department of Parks and Recreation came to the
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Kate Gomez Moore is a mover, creator, and connector, currently based in Denver, CO. Drawing on her embodied experience of intersectional identities, Kate’s work explores dance and movement as a vessel for decolonization and wholeness. She embraces dance as a way of knowing and bringing together. Kate houses her creative endeavors under AND Co. Movement (www.andcomovement.org) as artistic director and also dances for T2 Dance Company in Lafayette, CO.
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Color Field video by Jeffery Kent.
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City Park Friends and Neighbors has received a PS You Are Here grant from Denver Arts and Venues to sponsor an art installation in City Park at the Lily Ponds located SW of the Museum of Nature and Science. The project, Color Field at the Lily Ponds, was conceived of by Denver artists, Sarah and Josh Palmeri to draw attention to the historic Lily Pond space through a colorful, site-specific installation of roughly 6,000 painted gardening stakes in the seedbeds of the drained pond. The six uniquely shaped seedbeds will transform into abstract forms of bright colors, recalling the history