October 19, 2012

Yucca Art Gallery
206 1/2 San Felipe NW – 247.8931 – www.yuccaartgallery.com
Reception 5-8:30pm
Yucca Art Gallery, the oldest co-op gallery in Old Town, will spotlight Lyla Garcia, water media artist, Bob Curtis, blacksmith, and Terri Helmer, fused glass and bead jeweler. Also featuring watercolors, pastels, stained glass, wood, ceramics, and silk wearables, by 39 local artists.

Bright Rain Gallery
206 1/2 San Felipe NW – 843.9176 – http://www.brightraingallery.com
Opening Reception 5:30-8:30pm
Join Bright Rain for their opening reception to meet their October Featured Artist – Jitsudo Ancheta – a Zen Buddhist teacher and priest, who works with carved linoleum and wood blocks to create images with both form and words, to bring together the spiritual and the creative in beautiful prints.

Purple Sage Galeria
201 San Felipe NW – 450.4059 – http://www.purplesagegaleria.com
Reception 5-8pm
Purple Sage Galeria presents “Landscapes of the Southwest”, a large selection of original paintings. Select that one of a kind work of art to beautify that special spot in your home or office. Also offering Glass Fusion Art Sterling Silver Jewelry.

Blackbird Gallery
111 Romero Street NW – 243.9525 – http://www.BlackbirdGallery.Biz
Old Town’s most unique and fun gallery will feature incredible new work from Native American contemporary modernist Farrell Cockrum of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana. A 2010 “Local Treasure”, Cockrum has turned up the color in these amazing new pieces. Also featured will be new landscape work from Hispanic artist Robert Perea; spectacular new heishi jewelry from Gallup’s Kathy Sherman (Navajo); new cottonwood hand-carved ‘Roadrunners’ from Matthew Yellowman (Navajo); baltic amber jewelry; and new handcrafted pottery from Kathryn Blackmun (Santa Fe) will be highlighted. Balloon Fiesta special pricing on many selected items.

Weems Gallery
303 Romero NW – 764.0302 – www.weemsgallery.com
Open until 8pm
Nancy Young, Allen Young & Alan Tillery
Nancy Young’s fascination with petroglyphs influences her mixed media works. Allen Young has been creating and showing his encaustic pieces since the 1970s. Alan Tillery creates stunning Native influenced wall sculptures. These three artists featured together create a wonderful show, come check it out!

Johns’ Western Gallery
411 Romero Street NW, Suite B – 246.2414 – http://www.johnswesterngallery.com
The powwow continues at Johns’ Western Gallery. Kiowa artist Woody Big Bow is now joined by Tesuque artist Paul Vigil and Navajo artists Fred Cleveland and Johnny Begay. Also new jewelry and unique western handbags from Abbie Caplin.

Hanging Tree Gallery
416 Romero NW – 842.1420 – http://www.collectorsguide.com
Hanging Tree Gallery specializes in fine art from the historical WPA period including works by deceased New Mexico artists. They also have historical Indian pots, baskets, rugs and jewelry including select primitive southwestern furnishings.


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