The Denver Post announced on December 20, that Colorado Public Television KBDI-Channel 12 has scheduled two additional broadcasts of “ALLEN TRUE’S WEST.”  This is due to the heightened interest in True after the news earlier in the week that the bank building in which sixteen of True’s Indian Memories murals has been sold and will […]

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Victoria on December 16th, 2009

On October 11, 2009, the Denver Post announced that Allen Tupper True: An American Artist was the fourth best-selling Nonfiction Paperback, according to reports from Denver’s Tattered Cover Book Store, Barnes & Noble in Greenwood Village, and Boulder Book Store and Borders Books in Lone Tree, Colorado. This was the week when co-author Victoria Tupper […]

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Stonebridge Companies has bought the former Colorado National Bank building at 17th and Champa in downtown Denver and will convert it into a hotel, adding several floors to the existing six-story structure. The very good news is that the President and CEO Navin Dimond plans to preserve Allen True’s sixteen Indian Memories murals that grace […]

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Victoria on December 11th, 2009

Denver’s Colorado Public Television – KBDI-PBS produced an hour-long documentary on Allen Tupper True’s life, times and artistic achievements, titled Allen True’s West. KBDI’s Allen True’s West showcases the life and art of Colorado’s foremost muralist, whose later work captured the character of a region in transition from wild frontier to the modern West. It […]

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Victoria on November 19th, 2009

Copied from DENVER – The Colorado History Museum has put together a wonderful exhibit, featuring artist Allen True.  In the early 1900’s, True painted murals as public art projects, all over the city. He also painted murals in private homes and as public art in other states. True’s works are right in front of us […]

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The Denver-based blog, a site dedicated to telling less well-known stories of denver history, culture, and art and curated by Hugh Graham and Jill Hadley Hooper, asked Victoria T. Kirby to submit a story about Allen Tupper True to help draw attention to the three exhibitions of his work and life now open at […]

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Victoria on October 8th, 2009

Irene Rawlings interviewed Victoria Tupper Kirby on her weekly Clear Channel program “Focus.”  You can hear the interview via podcast.  Go to: and click on “listen to podcasts.” The interview is in two sections. Enjoy.

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Victoria on September 28th, 2009

The Sunday, September 27 issue of the Denver Post has a major article on Allen Tupper True written by Ray Mark Rinaldi that covers the 3 Denver exhibits,  biography, an interview on KBCO’s “Focus”, KBDI-Channel 12’s program, and Victoria Tupper Kirby’s book talk at the Tattered Cover bookstore.  The link for this article is:

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Victoria on September 25th, 2009

The premiere of Denver’s PBS TV station KBDI-Channel 12 of ALLEN TRUE’S WEST is on Thursday, October 1 at 8:00 pm, followed by another airing on Sunday, October 4 at 7 pm.  The program will be available on KBDI’s website at a later date. Go to this link to see a short preview of this […]

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Victoria on September 7th, 2009

Victoria Kirby will talk about Allen Tupper True: An American Artist with Irene Rawlings, Producer and Host of “Focus.” The interview will be aired on Sunday, October 4 at 10:30 pm on Denver, Colorado’s KBCO 97.3 FM radio station. Ms. Rawlings also will highlight the biography on her blog:

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