High Desert Art & Frame
12611 Montgomery Blvd. NE Suite A-4 – 265.4066 – highdesertartandframe.com – map
Artful Saturday Event 3-6pm
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.
Framing Concepts Gallery
5809 Juan Tabo Blvd. NE – 294.3246 – framingconceptsgallery.com – map
Artist Reception and Opening 1-4pm
Framing Concepts Gallery will host Broad Strokes, an interpretation of individual life experiences then re-imaged into visual expression. Each artist works diversely and with different mediums nevertheless the narrative of movement, time, and space are masterfully rendered. Lisa Chernoff creates works in fused glass, Joan Fenicle works in Oil, and Carol Estes creates abstracts.
Palette Contemporary Art & Craft
7400 Montgomery Suite 22 – 855.7777 – palettecontemporary.com – map
Artful Saturday Reception 3-6pm
Palette presents Room for Art featuring mid-century/retro room constructions of Joann Francomano and Jim Cole. Cole’s well-honed carpentry skills and Joann’s compositions, influenced by the likes of Chihuly, Warhol, and Frank Lloyd Wright, combine to allow their vision of “Mid-Century/Retro Design and Culture” to materialize in painstaking detail!
2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE – 883.7410 – weyrichgallery.com – map
Artful Saturday 3-6pm
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 ABQ
8210 Menaul Blvd. NE – 292.9333 – thegalleryabq.com – map
Artful Saturday Reception, 3-6pm.
The Gallery ABQ presents Elements featuring Jo Schuman; Watercolor and Elizabeth Thompson; Jewelry. 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.
SE-OC Right Brain Gallery
3100 Menaul Blvd. NE – 816.0214 – se-oc-rightbraingallery.com – map
Artful Saturday Event 3-6pm
Please join the gallery on Artful Saturday for an open house with Featured Artist Jeff Laird. Laird will be on hand to answer questions about his new series, Perforated Pentagons and his other primary series Perforated Triangles.