Review: Parallel Lines at Havu Gallery Is an Unseasonably Hot Show

You don’t expect to see important art shows unveiled at this time of year — but this spring has defied expectations. There are so many important exhibits in town right now, you’d think we were in the middle of the fall, long recognized as the high season for art not just in the Mile High City, but everywhere.

Back & Forth

Brad Ellis could draw better than anyone in his Tulsa, Okla., elementary school by the time he was in the third grade. By the time he was in college, he was drawing illustrations and political cartoons for the newspaper. He assumed as he had at 8 that he had a drawing career ahead of him. Still, he persevered in art classes—it couldn't hurt—at the University of Tulsa, a small liberal arts school with a good reputation. Good thing he did.