Iris Studio and Gallery, The Artisan at Sawmill Village
1751 Bellamah NW, Suite 1119 – 651.503.3176 – irisgalleryabq.com
Iris Gallery will introduce three artists new to the gallery and celebrate the launch of On the Rocks: A Willa Cather and Edith Lewis Mystery by New Mexican writer Sue Hallgarth. The artists include David Coker who will be showing drawings, paintings, and mixed media that draw on ancient myths and symbols; black and white photography of native peoples of the Southwest by nationally acclaimed photographer Susanne Page; and elegantly designed and crafted furniture by Scott White. Artists’ talks on February 23.
Leich Lathrop Gallery
323 Romero Street, NW, Suite 1 – 243.3059 – leichlathropgallery.blogspot.com
Untitled a gallery talk by Leich Lathrop Gallery owner Chuck Lathrop who will discuss how and why he founded Leich Lathrop. He will also discuss the artists and their work featured in the gallery with a question and answer session following.
303 Romero NW – 764.0302 – weemsgallery.com
Open House 5-8
Weems’ Best of the Best show. A group show of gallery favorites; Ed Wyatt, Jack Atkins, Sally McDevitt, Helen Gwinn, and Leslie Talmon.
323 Romero St. NW, Ste.16 – 243.9525 – BlackbirdGallery.Biz
Open House 5-8pm
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.
Yucca Art Gallery
206 1/2 San Felipe NW – 247.8931 – yuccaartgallery.com
Yucca Art Gallery, the oldest co-op gallery in Old Town, spotlights Julie Maas, pastel
painter and Carol Kaleko, clay artist. Yucca Gallery also features watermedia, oils,
ceramics, silk wearables, fabric art, metal weavings and jewelry by 37 other local artists.
Currently the display theme is Winter Glory.