Artful Saturday, October 18, The Heights

Palette Contemporary Art & Craft
7400 Montgomery Suite 22 – 855.7777 – palettecontemporary.com
Artful Saturday 3-6pm
Encaustic Art Institute founder, Douglas Mehrens, will be displaying his latest wax paintings at Palette this October in a show titled The Big Rip. Douglas will be present in the gallery, for his reception, to explain his pieces that chronologically represent the past, present, and future of the universe from the Big Bang to the Big Rip! Show runs through November 21.

the gallery abq1The Gallery ABQ
8210 Menaul Blvd. NE – 292.9333 – thegalleryabq.com
Artists’ Reception 3-6pm
The Gallery ABQ presents 2 Perspectives, featuring gallery artists Jerry Love, whose art reflects his grandfather’s era when the horse was still the mainstream of development in America, and Jean Porter, who creates art that provokes thought, encourages dialog and pleases the eye. Poetry at Four, 4pm: New Mexico poets share their La Llorona poems and stories. The October Salon Exhibit features mixed media artist Rebecca Nolda. Show runs through October 27.

HomageWeyrich Gallery
2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE – 883.7410 – weyrichgallery.com
Artist Talk & Artful Saturday 3-6pm
Homage: Porcelain Works, opens this fall at the Weyrich Gallery in Albuquerque, The Weyrich Gallery has been featuring the works of university students in porcelain vessels for almost two decades. UNM Assistant Professor Kathryne Cyman and invited students of the Arita, Japan Porcelain Process create new works in green and white inspired by the porcelain art of Sensei Manji Inoue, National Living Treasure of Japan. These porcelain works take on the challenges of carving and dual glaze applications, featuring local celadons and clear glazes. This showing reflects the respect and result of many creative struggles along with the love these porcelain ceramists have for the practice of this porcelain art from Arita, Japan. The University of New Mexico is where all these porcelain ceramists initially studied this art. Homage, includes porcelain works by: Chris Casey, Jon Deyhle, Raymon Gomez, Nikki Denisson, Skyler Juillard, Christina Rockwell, Evan Steegle, Casey Pendergst, Rebecca Pendergast, and Rick Orlando.

SE-OC Right Brain Gallery
3100 Menaul Blvd. NE – 816.0214 – se-oc-rightbraingallery.com
Artful Saturday 3-6pm
The first anniversary celebration continues as Right Brain Gallery features and honors the Artists who have been with the gallery since it opened: Pea Garvanian, upcycled solar lamps and wall art; Cindy & Joe McDonnell, metal art and digital prints; and Flo Stein, precious metals and jewelry. The gallery will be featuring new pieces from these Artists throughout the month of October. If it’s been a while since you’ve been in, please come see what’s new. If you haven’t been in, come see what it’s all about.

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