June 7, 2013

NORTHEAST HEIGHTS AREA

Pueblo Pathway high desert art and frameHigh Desert Art & Frame
12611 Montgomery Blvd. NE Suite A-4 – 265.4066 – highdesertartandframe.com
Open House 5-8 pm
High Desert Art & Frame presents New Mexico Potpourri by Eric Jones. For almost 50 years, Eric Jones has been photographing New Mexico and the Southwest, specializing in images that depict the unusual beauty of New Mexico. Recently, Eric has been capturing the beauty of flowers and fauna.

Framing Concepts Gallery
5809 Juan Tabo Blvd. NE – 294.3246 – framingconceptsgallery.com
Opening and Artist’s Reception 5-8pm
Framing Concepts presents 2 ANSWERS TO ART. Two local and well known artists opening with new and recent paintings from each. Lyle Brown, a retired architect, paints mostly landscapes in oil and pastel with an occasional architectural object introduced to enhance the painting. Lyle is inspired by the ambiance of the landscape and strives to simplify the major elements to bring out the essence of color and line to create harmony. Dianna Shomaker renowned inventive painter who crafts primarily in acrylic and collage very often does not know what the end result may be. It may be a ballerina dancing, a pair of hands clasped together or ??? The point is enjoying the journey. The end result is usually unique and delightful to the viewer. She works in acrylic, oil, encaustic, ink and torn paper on rag board or canvas and all manner of mark-making bits.

Palette Contemporary Art & Craft
7400 Montgomery Suite 22 – 855.7777 – palettecontemporary.com
Reception 5-8pm
Palette is pleased to present Andrew Van Assche’s Enigma: Slab-Built Stoneware Clay
With over 35 years of experience in working with and creating crisp, graphic, and clean-lined ceramics, Andrew has developed an “enigmatic” compositional style which is unique to his body of work. Utilizing his “slab-built” approach to creating structural forms, he applies color and design to each form via the use of slips and underglaze pencil. Come see and decide for yourselves as to whether “enigmatic” is an appropriately-used description of Andrew’s pieces. Show continues through July 3.

Weyrich Gallery
2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE – 883.7410 – weyrichgallery.com
Preview Artist Reception 5-8:30pm
Weyrich Gallery presents The Unique & Unusual new Wood & Gas Fired Ceramics by Judith Duff, and Crossing Over Mixed Media Paintings by Susan Zimmerman. Judith Duff was born in Macon, Georgia and in 1991 she established her studio, nestled in the mountains of North Carolina. Frequent studies in Japan have influenced her work. and she is one of the most recognized women in clay today. Susan J. Zimmerman says of Crossing Over, “Engaging in the creative process is a journey bridging the material world and the spiritual world. Layering is my method of choice. The physical layering of collage elements reminds me of layering in life-of time, experiences and relationships. The gallery will present a lecture: Shino Glaze & Video of famous Japanese potters, Saturday, June 22, 2013 1-3:30pm, open to the public. Show Closes July 26.

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8210 Menaul Blvd. NE – 292-9333 – thegalleryabq.com
Artists’ reception 5–8pm
The Gallery ABQ presents Artistic Garden, featuring oil paintings by Maria C. Cole, jewelry by Marcia Glenn, and encaustics by Carol Lopez. The Salon features photographs by Andrew Kozeliski.

NOB HILL AREA

Johns’ Western Gallery
4009 Central Avenue NE – 246-2414 – johnswesterngallery.com
5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
A Remuda of horse art by Victoria Mauldin, Calvin Toddy, Ralph Roybal and others. The horse in bronze and on canvas, two inexpensive ways to own a horse as they neither eat nor drink.

Coke_Study in Red and Green matrix2Matrix Fine Art
3812 Central Ave SE, Suite 100 A – 268-8952 – matrixfineart.com
Reception and Awards Ceremony 5-8pm
Image New Mexico – A juried photography exhibition. For the first three years, this contest was only open to New Mexico residents. This year, organizers Tim Anderson and Patrick Berrett decided to open it up to an international pool of photographers, with images being accepted that were shot in New Mexico within the last four years. The opening reception on June 7 will give the public a chance to vote for their favorite piece! Jurors: Brigitte Carnochan, Cat Jimenez, Robert Farber, a panel of internationally known, award-winning and published photographers.

New Grounds Print Workshop & Gallery
3812 Central Ave SE, Suite 100 B – 268-8952 – newgroundsgallery.com
Reception 5-8pm, artist’s demonstration from 6:30 to 7pm during the reception
Gravure-The Process Demystified-Diane Alire, Jorge Tristani, Jessica Weybright and Jim Coker. This exhibition will enlighten the viewer about how a gravure is made. Step by step, these four printmakers utilize photography as a basis for creating gravure prints. The show runs through July 13.

DOWNTOWN AREA

Hotel Andaluz (mezzanine level)
125 Second St. NW – 346.0011 – hotelandaluz.com
Come by the Hotel Andaluz to see the featured artists. This month brings us Anthony Abbate’s framed ink renderings from the Bird Series, Cactus Series, and Juicy Fruit Series; Sandra Colson’s mixed media photography and pastel; and Lisa Agaran’s mixed media work.

FourSeasons #3 24x36sumner 2Sumner & Dene
517 Central NW – 842.1400 – sumnerdene.com
Artists’ Reception 5-9pm
Sumner & Dene is proud to announce a mixed media floral explosion featuring Mae Crauder Davis and Patricia Wyatt. Mae Crauder Davis developed her own technique of mixed media on canvas with copper panels, organic materials and gold leaf. Crauder Davis’ work has an Asian feel due to the use of ginko and maple leaves, moons, gold leafing, and silver beads. Patricia Wyatt colorful floral paintings are also mixed media on canvas. Wyatt’s subject matter is primarily out in the garden with flowers, birds and flowing ribbon.

OFFCenter Community Arts Project
808 Park Ave, SW – 247.1172 – offcenterarts.org
Opening 5-8pm
Put a Bird on it! is a show where submitting artists were encouraged to use any medium and make the work any size. Just put a bird on it, and it’s in the show! Exhibit up through June 29th.

Santiago, David_Mika harwoodHarwood Art Center
1114 7th Street NW – 242-6367 – harwoodartcenter.org
Reception 6-8pm
SURFACE: emerging artists of new mexico is an annual juried exhibition, professional development, and endowed cash awards program presented by Harwood Art Center in partnership with Albuquerque Art Business Association. The 2013 exhibition will feature work from the 15 exceptionally talented artists who were selected from a pool of 90 applicants. For a list of artists as well as an online exhibition catalog, visit http://www.harwoodartcenter.org.
IN TURN: a special exhibition celebrating the commitment, talent and vision of Sarah Dewey, Haley English and Tina Yara-Nieto – current participants in the Harwood Art Center Internship Program. We are pleased to offer these young artists an opportunity to share their work with the world.

OLD TOWN AREA

Purple Sage Galeria
201 San Felipe NW – 450.4059 – purplesagegaleria.com
Reception 5-8pm
A Sandia Summer works by Amy R. Peterson. The high desert beauty of summer is captured in a collection of original oil paintings featuring landscapes, florals & adobes. Small charming sizes. Show runs through June 30th.

Yucca Art Gallery
206 1/2 San Felipe NW – 247.8931 – yuccaartgallery.com
Open House 5-8:30pm
Yucca Art Gallery, the oldest co-op gallery in Old Town, spotlights Kate Palmo, mixed media and encaustic painting, Dorothy Hawkins, wood working, and Liz Huffman, jeweler. The gallery will also be featuring water media, oils, acrylics, pastel, ceramics, fabric art, wearables, metalworking, and jewelry by 37 additional artists. Come see the newly repainted and redecorated gallery and loads of fresh spring art.

Blackbird Gallery
323 Romero St. NW, Ste.16 – 243.9525 – BlackbirdGallery.Biz
Open House 5-8pm
Blackbird Gallery is celebrating it’s wonderful new location in Old Town with Grand Opening specials on all original paintings by Blackfeet artist Farrell Cockrum and local favorite Robert Perea. New works have been received by all our artists included amazing new pottery plates and bowls from Matthew Patton (Seattle), new jewelry from Navajo artist Cathy Sherman as well as a great selection of Baltic Amber jewelry, and new custom handcarved “Roadrunners” from Matthew Yellowman and Rita Juan. Come visit our new space!

Weems Gallery
303 Romero NW – 764.0302 – weemsgallery.com
Sally Bartos is self-taught, but I comes from a family of painters and photographers, sculptors, carvers, tailors, musicians, writers and archaeologists. She was fortunate enough to be raised on the Navajo Reservation in beautiful Arizona, so that was a great influence on her work as well. The landscapes and horses on her work are all recent inspirations given by her life here in the beautiful east mountains of New Mexico!

Leich Lathrop Gallery
323 Romero Street, NW, Suite 1 – 243.3059 – leichlathropgallery.blogspot.com
Open House 5-7:30pm
The Rubber Tomahawk Show
Gallery owner Chuck Lathrop says, “after I opened Leich Lathrop Gallery in Albuquerque’s Old Town a year ago I was told by several people that the gallery would not survive because it did not sell “rubber tomahawks” or in other words some tourist souvenir perhaps made in China and taken from the Southwest and Native American heritage. I have learned in this first year that to a degree this how Old Town Albuquerque is marketed and this is our answer.” The gallery will hold an Opening Reception on Sunday, June 9, 3-5pm. Show runs through July 3.

Studio 13
323 Romero St. Suite 13 – 247.2988 – sites.google.com/site/studio13site/
Open House 5-7pm
The work of Daniel Ramirez will be on display. Ramirez’ watercolors, acrylics, and drawings have won many awards including the prestigious Santa Fe Indian Market and Heard Museum.

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