Icebreaker 5 is the fifth annual juried exhibition sponsored by the Ice Cube Gallery, a dynamic, contemporary artist-run gallery located in the River North Arts District in Denver. The gallery is in a beautiful historic building and is 2600 sq. ft with 20 ft ceilings. This exhibit has no specific theme and artists of every medium are encouraged to enter.
Juror Dean Sobel is the Director of the Clyfford Still Museum. A specialist in 20th-century art, Sobel spearheaded the effort to create a permanent home for the Clyfford Still and Patricia Still estates. Previously Sobel was Director of the Aspen Art Museum, a vibrant museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art. From 1995 through 2000, Sobel was Chief Curator at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Over the course of his career, Sobel has organized over 60 exhibitions of international contemporary art, including dozens of one-artist retrospectives and projects.