Patrick Marold, "String Work," nylon thread, 2011.

Shadow and Light: Patrick Marold

Explore a site-specific installation highlighting the ever-changing qualities of light and shadow.

Aug. 11, 2024 – Jan. 5, 2025

Created specifically for Denver Botanic Gardens, Shadow and Light is an immersive sculptural installation integrating the poetics of space with the luminosity of light. Discover an exhibition that changes with every visit, highlighting the shifting mood of light throughout the day and across the seasons.


About the Artist

Based in Colorado, Patrick Marold’s works are deeply tied to landscape and natural cycles. Marold has been the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions, and his works have been shown in exhibitions nationally and internationally. He has been selected for public art projects throughout the United States, including the Windmill Project in Vail, Colorado, a temporary landscape installation which seeded a local valley with a mass of light-generating turbines, and Shadow Array, a permanent seven-acre installation at Denver International Airport.

Curator Conversations Tour

Join us for a stroll through current art exhibitions in our state-of-the-art Freyer – Newman Center galleries with a curatorial staff member. Explore our diverse art exhibitions, which support Denver Botanic Gardens’ mission to connect people to plants, and learn about the artists, artworks and processes during an engaging, interactive conversation.

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Photographing Light and Shadow

August 24, 2024 | Adults, Art Exploration, Program Registration Spring/Summer, School of Botanical Art & Illustration

After visiting the Freyer - Newman Center exhibition Shadow and Light: Patrick Marold, hear educator and photographer Kevin Hoth discuss how he

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