>> MCA DENVER announced an exhibit of Damien Hirst’s signature works, including the piece Saint Sebastian, Exquisite Pain, 2007 from the Natural History series, which features animals preserved in formaldehyde and displayed in large glass vitrines. The exhibition opens October 7, 2008 and runs through August 30, 2009.
>> Cactus added Lauren Hudson as account executive, Amy Dillon as account supervisor, Meg Wohlschlaeger as account coordinator and Lee Perlman as copywriter (nice) to its rapidly growing team.
>> Chris Cox of Cactus and Changethethought fame designed some killer new posters for DATA.
>> The Lumper interviewed local illustrator, Scot Lefavor.
>> rabble+rouser, “specialists in advertising 2.0,” hired Erick Collier as an interactive art director, launched the H.A.R.D. Nutrition website and helped re-launch a site for Weber Grills. (Cooool.)
>> The Magnet Mafia has an official art studio on the SE corner of 31st and Blake Street in Denver. They’ll be having magnet making workshops/parties every other week, so check in with them for a schedule. (This news has been in our inbox for a few weeks – hence the reason for our “catch-up” hiatus.)
>> The work of The Tenfold Collective, a Loveland-based graphic design, branding and web design firm, was recognized for its excellence by the San Francisco chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services for their corporate identity and website work for Smith + Smith, a San Francisco-based landscape architecture firm.
>> The Art Director’s Club brought on a new board, including President: Chris Thomas, Secretary & FAC Committee Chair: Stephanie Fay, Chairman: James Pelz, Advisors: Jonathan Pite & Jimmy Diffee, Administrative Assistant: Tonja Roth, Education and OutReach: Kimberly Carey Putnam, Events: Scott Lary, Communications: Andrew Webb, Marketing & PR: Brett Amole, Membership: Ingrid Lantz, Student Advocates: Dustin Stanton, Joshua Catalanotto & Rebecca Wood. They also announced their 2008 award show winners.
>> Someone found our site searching the term “assporn” and the term “ways to make people horny.”