Friday, February 6, Citywide ARTScrawl

OLD TOWN AREA

Park Fine Art
323 Romero St. NW – 764.1900 – parkfineart.com
Opening Reception 5-8pm
Park Fine Art presents Origin, a solo show by Saul Hoffman, Polymer artist.

essence4Essence Gallery & Boutique
323 Romero St. NW, Suite 1 – 843.7367 – essencegalleryboutique.com
Opening Reception 5-9pm
Love and Hearts!!! A group show of original artwork and jewelry with the focus being… Love and Romance!

DOWNTOWN AREA

VSA – N4th Gallery
4904 Fourth Street NW – 345.2140 – vsartsnm.org
Opening reception 5-7pm
Everyone Creates is part of On the Map: Unfolding Albuquerque Art + Design. All N4th Artists, including students, teachers and administrators, are anonymously represented (until purchase) in 8×8 square-inch format. The range of media and styles from a center providing education and training in the arts for adults with disabilities demonstrates the unique abilities of Everyone.The show runs January 16 – March 6.

harwood1Harwood Art Center
1114 7th Street NW – 242.6367 – harwoodartcenter.org
Opening Reception 6-8pm
Harwood Art Center and ArtStreet, a program of Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless, are please to present the annual RECYCLED HEART exhibit featuring mixed media and recycled art by ArtStreet artists. This is the 20th year of art from the heart at ArtStreet. Experience the newest exhibition capturing the diversity of community artists illustrated through a variety of media. Through collaborative effort and the spirit of togetherness, ArtStreet artists create an illustration that reflects styles, ideas, and individuals that make community. The exhibition runs through February 26.

OFFCenter Community Arts Project
808 Park Ave, SW – 247.1172 – offcenterarts.org
Artists’ Reception 5-8pm
OFFCenter’s exhibit Homebound: The Art of Isolation features the work of New Mexico artists who cannot or do not leave their homes. Participating artists may be self-identified as “homebound” due to illness, disability, house arrest, or other reasons. Through this exhibit, the public has a rare opportunity to view the creative and artistic talent hidden within such walls of isolation.

sumner and deneSumner & Dene
517 Central NW – 842.1400 – sumnerdene.com
Artists’ Reception 5-8pm
Sumner & Dene is proud to present Our 35th Anniversary Show with art created by our stable of artists including landscape painters: Angus Macpherson, Frank McCulloch, Jeannie Sellmer, Michael Norviel, Phil Hulebak; figure painter Mark Horst; contemporary landscape painters Reg Loving and Roy Sumner Johnson; landscape panoramic photographer Bill Tondreau, welded steel artist Dan Garrett; contemporary enamelist David Snow; wire mesh sculptor Ray Wiger; glass artist Lydia Piper; mask-makers Frank and Nickie Keith; mixed media artists Jana Lee Aspin and Mae Crauder Davis; ceramicists: Rik Burkard, Stacie Pope-Hein, Ginny Zipperer, and Mike Tarter plus jewelers: Teresa Archibeque, Alice Bailey, Karen Brueggemann, Aubrey Eckert, Annie Onderdonk, Janny Pezaro, and Cheryl Thorpe. It all started in Taos on Valentine’s Day in 1979 under the guise of The Variant Gallery before going to Santa Fe and San Diego before calling Albuquerque home the past 10 years. Come help Sumner & Dene celebrate 35 years in the art business!!!! The exhibit runs through February 28.

concetta1Concetta D Gallery
20 First Plaza NW – 243.5066 – concettadgallery.com
Open House 5-8pm
Be My Valentine features recent works by gallery artists, new estate pieces: Gene Kloss, Sheldon Parsons, Carl Von Hassler, Raymond Jonson, Zhang Wen Xin, Carlos Hall, Dane Clark, Henry Balink and others.

 

 

 

 

 

NOB HILL AREA

ccnc3CC&C Gallery
1419 Central Avenue NE – 203.9059
Artist Reception 5-9pm
The theme for February is HOLLYWOOD! Come dressed up glamorous and get your picture taken for free! Walk the red carpet while enjoying local artwork. Marsha and Val can do you hair and makeup! Get your caricature drawn by Brittany! Cookies and Hot Cocoa will be served. Meet the Artists: Val Zaba Productions – Fine Art, Fantasy Photography & Airbrush Body Painting; Rachel the Artsmith – Custom Watercolor & Oil Landscapes, and Hand Painted Gourds; Marsha Olmsted Strange – Custom Paintings with Bling; Brittany Remund – Cartoons and Comics; Allan Price – Digital Photography – Classic Cars; V. Isenhower Photography – Iconic NM Photography.

inpostInpost Artspace at Outpost
210 Yale Blvd. SE – 268.0044 – outpostspace.org
Artist Reception 5-8pm
Inpost Artspace at the OUTPOST Performance Space presents Heidi Pollard’s Gone Fishing, a solo exhibition. Gone Fishing features new gouache paintings on paper and shaped museum board. The images in this exhibition explore visual improvisation, contemplation and the joy of throwing a line in the water to see what’s there…The show runs through March 28th.

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Matrix Fine Art
3812 Central Ave SE, Suite 100 A – 268.8952 – matrixfineart.com
Artscrawl Reception 5-8pm
Matrix presents Dog and Pony Show- New Works by Laura Wacha. Funky, offbeat, and always colorful, Laura Wacha’s paintings and mixed media sculptures are sure to entertain. Cartoon creatures fascinate audiences and make one stop to understand the whole story of each piece. They are light-hearted with a touch of dark humor. Wacha’s imagery comes directly from her daily life and is transformed by her boundless imagination.

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New Grounds Print Workshop & Gallery
3812 Central Ave SE, Suite 100 B – 268.8952 – newgroundsgallery.com
Artscrawl Reception 5-8pm
Ray Maseman’s newest works in Heroes, Saints and Expeditions – Etchings by Ray Maseman include animal figures on hopeful voyages of exploration. The animals are whimsical reinterpretations of heroes and saints. Maseman etches lines and textures on copper plates that allow him to build narrative layers of color and rhythm that add to the story being told. Etching demonstration during reception 6:30-7pm.

Sixty Six Gallery

 

 

 

Sixty Six Contemporary Art Gallery
4009 Central Ave. NE – 545.2030 – sixtysixgallery.com
Reception 6-8pm
Sixty Six Gallery director Mike Kimball presents the works of friends, colleagues and fellow artists. The works, collected over the last two decades while living and working in the San Francisco Bay Area, are presented in Introductions, the inaugural exhibition of the Sixty Six Gallery in Nob Hill. Selected works include paintings, prints, ceramics and sculptural pieces by Northern California artists Matthew Frederick, Carrie Ann Plank, Elizabeth Tana, Randy Titchenal, Xavier Viramontes, and more. Gallery hours for the month of February will be by appointment only.

Thursday Art Group Studio
4401 Central Ave. NE Ste. B – map
Valentine Reception 5-7:30pm
The Thursday Art Group Studio presents Thirteen Is Our Lucky Number. All of the gallery artists (13 of them) will be available to present original work; pastels, acrylic, sculpture and cards. Light refreshments will be served.

THE HEIGHTS AREA

SE OC Right Brain GallerySE-OC Right Brain Gallery
3100 Menaul Blvd. NE – 816.0214 – se-oc-rightbraingallery.com
Artist Reception 5-8pm
Featured Artist Jeff Laird will be introducing his new series, Perforated Pentagons, which are unique, metal sculptures that can be joined together in different combinations or separately to hang on your wall or stand freely on the floor. Jeff will be giving an Art Talk at 6pm. Other Artists will be on hand as well.

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Weyrich Gallery
2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE – 883.7410 – weyrichgallery.com
First Friday ARTScrawl event 5-8:30pm
In The Landscape of Meditation: Fine Art Tapestries of Donna Loraine Contractor, the artist responds to the theme as well as using Sacred Geometry in Mandala forms to surround her signature “windows”. Contractor presents her newest series The Sacred Geometry Tapestries. In Fine Art Glass by Jerry Barnett the artist speaks of his work as being drawn to places where the land tells its own formative story of upheaval and eruption, of folds and layers put down over time, then carved and exposed by the effects of time. The exhibit continues through February 27.

The Gallery ABQThe Gallery ABQ
8210 Menaul Blvd. NE – 292.9333 – thegalleryabq.com
Artist Reception 5-8pm
The Gallery ABQ presents Elements featuring Jo Schuman; Watercolor and Elizabeth Thompson; Jewelry. 6pm Artist Insight Talk with Elizabeth Thompson. February Salon Exhibit: Color & Clay with Paula Manning Lewis; Art from the heart, sunshine for the soul and Cate Clark; Mystical whimsy in ceramic, fused glass, and mosaic sculpture.

palettePalette Contemporary Art & Craft
7400 Montgomery Suite 22 – 855.7777 – palettecontemporary.com
First Friday Event 5-8pm
Frantisek Vizner’s masterful glass show, Bookends continues on the First Friday. Mr. Vizner’s pieces will include his Modernist production pieces from the beginning of his career in the 1960s as well as original studio pieces which he crafted after 2000 and before his death in 2011.

high desertHigh Desert Art & Frame
12611 Montgomery Blvd. NE Suite A-4 – 265.4066 – highdesertartandframe.com
First Friday Event 5-8pm
Presenting People and Places of the American West by George Pearce. Pearce is an award-winning photographer who loves photographing New Mexico and the American West. Pearce loves traveling the American West, photographing its vast landscape and people. His many awards include national and international juried competitions. He has exhibited widely in galleries in the Albuquerque metropolitan area, including three one-man shows at High Desert Art and Frame, the Photographers Gallery in Old Town Albuquerque, and one-man shows at several Albuquerque libraries.

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