August 16, 2013

Old Town ARTScrawl

Weems Gallery
303 Romero NW – 764.0302 – weemsgallery.com
Opening 5-8pm
Weems Gallery features artists Alice Valdez and Esta Bain. Although Alice Valdez is self-taught in batik, one can see the influence of Indian and Javanese techniques evident in her work. It is this combination of being self-taught and bringing her past painting experience to this media that explains her varied and ingenious approach to batik and the painting quality found in her work. Esta Bain has delighted people of all ages throughout the Southwest with her wonderful ceramic sculptures. The majority of figures are blanketed Indian women holding a child. The carved faces are serene and the total look of each piece is one of warmth, strength, and security.

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 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 hand-carved “Roadrunners” from Matthew Yellowman and Rita Juan.

Yucca Art Gallery
206 1/2 San Felipe NW – 247.8931 – yuccaartgallery.com
Artists Reception 5-8pm
Yucca Art Gallery presents works by Barbara Barnett, Gaye Garrison, Carol Hall, Emily Holcomb and Kate Palmo. Yucca Art Gallery is proud to announce the addition of these five superb artists to the gallery. Come and meet the artists, look at their work, and learn about their techniques at the ARTSCrawl event. All will have numerous works on display along with August’s Featured Artists; Fran Krukar, Sharon Patrick, and Barb Fajardo. Yucca Art Gallery also features the work of 34 other artists working in oils, pastels, water media, encaustic, ceramics, fabric art, wearables, gourds, woodwork and jewelry.

Marilyn's Hollyhocks2 purple sage2Purple Sage Galeria
201 San Felipe NW – 450.4059 – purplesagegaleria.com
Artists Reception 5-8pm
KK Walling and Steve Unger are plein air landscape painters from the Four Corners area of the state. A large selection of the artists’ oil and acrylic paintings will be on exhibit through August 31.

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