Virginia Folkestad... Sculptor

Select Group Exhibitions


(2017) Sculpture on the Green, Museum of Outdoor Arts, Englewood, Colorado

2016 Looking Back: 40 Years/40 Artists, Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, Colorado

2015  Vault, Center for Visual Art, Denver, Colorado  Invitation

2014  Movers and Shapers, Sandra Phillips Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2012  Light Supply Museum of Outdoor Arts, Englewood, Colorado   Invitation

2011  Do it!  Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Denver, Colorado   Invitation

2009  SYSTEMIC RedLine, Denver, Colorado

2009  Synapsis/Synapses  Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, California

2008  More Big Beautiful Things  Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Colorado   Invitation

2007  Small Rays of Hope and Fragments of a Larger Idea  Rhonda Schaller Gallery, Chelsea, New York

           Juried / Award: Best in Show

2007  Colorado Masters  Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2006  Best Colorado Artists  Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado   Invitation

2005  Art Inside the Park  Jefferson City, Missouri   Invitation

2005  Compact Competition  Louisiana State Univ. Baton Rouge, LA

          Juror: Stephanie Hanor, Curator Museum of Cont. Art, San Diego, California

2005  Juror's Exhibition  Lakewood Cultural Center, Lakewood, Colorado

2004  Open Ground  Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, Wyoming   Invitation

2004  Between the Lines: traveling full circle three person exhibition Carl Cherry Art Center, Carmel, California

2004 Sculpture Invitational, Art Student's League, Denver, Colorado

2003 Between the Lines: traveling full circle  U.S. Steel, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2003  Pictures of Vermont  Andy Warhol Museum, Medzilaborce, Slovakia/ Sarisska Gallery, Presov,  Slovakia/ Vychodoslovenska Gallery, Kosice, Slovakia

2003  Resolution Ironton, Denver, Colorado

2003 Oblique Angle  Museum of Outdoor Arts, Englewood, Colorado   Invitation

2003  35th Anniversary Exhibition: 26 Great Artists, Four Great Styles  Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado   Invitation

2002  Texas National 2002  Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas  

          Juror: Sandy Skogland

2002  Hot Summer Days  Carson/Masuoka Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2001 Infinite Possibilities Carson/Masuoka Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2000-2001  Time and Place: One Hundred Years of Women Artists in Colorado  One artist for each decade.  Folkestad was chosen to represent the 1990's

1999  Celebrate Colorado Artists  Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver, Colorado   Juried

1998 Objects of Personal Significance Metropolitan Center for the Visual Arts, Denver, Colorado  Invitation

1997 ANA 26  Holter Museum of Art, Helena, Montana

          Juried: Jaune Quick-to-See Smith

1997  Object of Colorado  Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado   Juried

1997  RMWI Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition  Denver Art Museum + Jewish Community Center, Singer Art Gallery, Denver, Colorado+ Museum of Outdoor Arts, Madden Art Gallery, Englewood, Colorado

1996  New American Talent: The Twelfth Exhibition  Austin Museum of Art at Laguna Gloria, Austin, Texas (Installation selected to travel throughout Texas for two years.)  Juried: Lisa Phillips  catalog

1996  DWCA National Juried Show / Breaking the Mold  Trammell Crow Center, Dallas, Texas   Juried Catalog

1996  Denver ZIP 802 Show  University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, Colorado  Juried: Donald Kuspit  catalog

1996  Exchange  ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1996 Colorado Artists: Recent Acquisitions  Denver Art Museum, CLose Range Gallery, Denver, Colorado

1996  Artists' Postcards II  Dearing Galleries, Taos, New Mexico   Juried / Juror's Award

1996  The Art of Women  Republic Plaza, Denver, Colorado   Invitation

1996  IN Tolerance  Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, Colorado  Invitation

1996    In Sharp Focus  Dana Hall Gallery, Wellesley, Massachusetts and Francis Gallery, Western New Mexico University, Silver City, New Mexico

1995   17th Annual Jurored Art Exhibition  Salina Art Center, Salina, Kansas

1994  Artists' Postcards Dearing Galleries, Taos, New Mexico   Juried

1994  Out of the Dollhouse  Core New Art Space, Denver, Colorado

1994  Women's Work  Boulder, Colorado

1994  Alternative Imagery  Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado and Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, Glenwood Springs, Colorado

1994  Talking for the Same Place  Regis College, O'Sullivan Art Complex, Denver, Colorado  Invitation

1993  A Show of Place  UMC Gallery, Boulder, Colorado   Invitation

1993  AAA+ The Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado  Juried

1992  Reiterations  Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, Colorado   Juried

1992  Outsiders Show  Pirate, A Contemporary Art Oasis, Denver Colorado   Juried

1990  Colorado in 3 Dimensions   Photo Mirage Gallery, Denver, Colorado   Juried

1989  Outsiders  Kyle Belding Gallery, Denver, Colorado   Juried