ArtSlant - Current exhibits http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/show en-us 40 - Canyon Road Contemporary Art - February 1st, 2013 - March 1st, 2013 <p style="text-align: justify;"><b>Collaborate with Us! Plus, free chocolate!!</b><br /><br /> For the Entire Month of February, 2013, we will host a collaborative public art event called, <b>“The Heart Collective”</b>. <br />We want <b>YOU</b> to come in and write a sentence about YOUR greatest moment of Love directly onto an original 36” x 36” acrylic painting of a heart, titled, “The Heart Collective: 2013” by Tanner Lawley!<br /> The resulting piece will be personal recollections by the public around the artist’s expressionistic painting, on the same canvas!</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">The finished painting will be available in March for purchase, along with 30"x30" limited edition giclees on canvas. In addition to the collaboration, the local chocolatier, C.G. Higgins, will offer a $60 gift certificate to one winning participant in “The Heart Collective”, to be announced on March 1st, 2013.</p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 12:03:13 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list Michelle Blade - Center for Contemporary Art - January 18th, 2013 - February 17th, 2013 <p style="text-align: justify;">San Francisco-based artist <strong>Michelle Blade</strong> has made one painting a day for the entirety of 2012. As a daily meditation on her relationship with painting and with the apocalyptic Mayan prophecies surrounding 2012, Blade's work investigates themes of ritual and prophecy, the real and unreal, as well as a universal yearning to connect with the unfamiliar. Blade's solo exhibition <em>Making Light of It</em> features the debut of all 366 apocalypse paintings, alongside new sculptural works, as a triumphant New Year proclamation.</p> Sun, 30 Dec 2012 14:04:14 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list - Center for Contemporary Art - January 18th, 2013 - February 17th, 2013 <p style="text-align: justify;"><em>The Warriors: A Love Story</em> is an evening-length multimedia performance by <strong>ARCOS Dance</strong> exploring humanity's potential for acts of profound destruction and creation. The show is inspired by the lives of J. Glenn Gray, a Colorado philosophy professor and WWII veteran whose book on modern battle remains highly relevant to this day, and his wife Ursula, a German survivor of the Allied bombing of Dresden, whose passion throughout her life was dance. The visceral, athletic choreography of <strong>Curtis Uhlemann</strong> and <strong>Erica Gionfriddo</strong>, and an original script, music, and video by <strong>Eliot Gray Fisher</strong>, grandson of J. Glenn and Ursula, chronicle the search for understanding the complexity of a history that we must not forget.</p> Sun, 30 Dec 2012 14:06:28 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list Natalie Smith - Center for Contemporary Art - February 1st, 2013 - March 10th, 2013 <p style="text-align: justify;">Featuring new work by Albuquerque-based artist <strong>Natalie Smith</strong>, <em>Alone Together</em> is an exploration of the relationships between people and objects and between objects themselves. Non-traditional textile-like paintings are collaged, arranged, and grouped on the wall. Their sculptural presentation calls into question the intuitive process of collecting, combining, displaying, and organizing, the activities and patterns that make up the fabric of our lives.</p> Sat, 02 Feb 2013 09:32:35 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list Ronald Davis - Charlotte Jackson Fine Art (Railyard) - January 25th, 2013 - February 25th, 2013 <p style="text-align: justify;">An exhibition of new work<b><i> </i></b>by <b>Ronald Davis, <i>Pixel Dust Renderings 2012,</i></b><i> </i>will open at <b>Charlotte Jackson Fine Art</b> on <b>January 25 </b>and extend through <b>February 25.</b>  An <b>Opening</b> <b>Reception</b> will be held on <b>Friday, January 25 </b>from <b>5-7 p.m.</b>  The gallery is located in the <b>Railyard Arts District</b> at<b> 554 South Guadalupe Street.</b> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">In the late 1980’s Ronald Davis was one of the very first to create 3-D digital artworks, guaranteeing his place as an innovator in the field of computer-aided fine art. The depicted deep space in his work is inspired by the Renaissance perspective of Paolo Uccello and the perspective studies of Duchamp, the galactic drips and splatters of Jackson Pollock, the striated canyons of Clyfford Still, and the push-pull of Hans Hoffman. </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">The artworks in the <i>Pixel Dust Renderings</i> series were conceived and executed from mid-2011 through 2012. “Pixel Dust” is the artist’s term for a concept of his medium: Particles of light energy (photons) rendered in a composition and viewed at the speed of light on electronic devices. They are virtual three-dimensional graphics – not photographs – created using software and hardware similar to that used by Pixar 3-D animators. Each original image is modeled in Maxon Cinema 4D and rendered using VRAYforC4D Rendersystem running on a Mac Pro 8-core Intel Xeon processor (2008). Adobe Photoshop CS6 is used in post-production. The image is then heat-fused in a photographic dye-sublimation print process onto prepared aluminum using 125-year archival pigments, and set into one inch-deep mounting frames. </p> <p>Davis has been exhibiting his work since 1963 and has had over 65 one-man shows and countless group exhibitions in major galleries and museums worldwide. He continues to live and work at his studio near Taos, New Mexico.</p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 15:45:25 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list Eric Zammitt - David Richard Gallery - December 28th, 2012 - February 9th, 2013 <p><em>Material Distillation</em>, Eric Zammitt’s first solo exhibition at David Richard Gallery, includes a selection of paintings and sculptures made of acrylic plastic. More specifically, they are comprised of thousands of individual square pieces of cut acrylic plastic in various combinations and arrays that, when assembled and polished, create spectacular geometric patterns, rhythms and abstract imagery. Beyond the physicality and process of Zammitt’s paintings and sculptures, his art making practice is more about color, light and energy, not only from formal perspectives, but to evoke a sense of nature and one’s emotions and spirituality.<br /><br />Eric Zammitt has had many solo exhibitions and his work included in numerous group exhibitions in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Riverside, Houston, Santa Fe and Pusan, Korea. His artwork is in many private and public collections, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA. Recently, he completed a commission of a permanent four-story window installation created for Community Redevelopment Agency with Meta Housing Corporation for the Adams/Central Mixed Use Development, Los Angeles, CA. His exhibitions have been reviewed in the <em>Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, Coagula Art Journal</em> and <em>THE Magazine</em>.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 19:55:45 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list Philip Baldwin and Monica Guggisberg - David Richard Gallery - December 28th, 2012 - February 9th, 2013 <p>David Richard Gallery is pleased to debut in the US, exciting new sculptures created by Philip Baldwin and Monica Guggisberg, the husband and wife team from Europe. Their newest sculptures are mobiles made of blown and cold-worked, cut glass suspended from metal rods that turn effortlessly along the long axis and the perpendicular side axes. The spherical, elliptical and torpedo shapes of the individual glass elements harken back modernist tendencies and astral representations of orbiting planets and the cosmos. The artists uniquely combine the Swedish method of layering colors of glass with battuto, the Muranese technique of deeply cutting into the glass, revealing not only the colors beneath, but bringing each piece to life by increasing the transparency of the medium and harnessing the surrounding light.  The exhibition will also feature new &lt;I&gt;Guardian&lt;/i&gt; sculptures, boat sculptures and vessels.<br /><br />In the past fourteen months, Baldwin and Guggisberg concluded two major museum exhibitions spanning multiple decades of their artwork with a focus on their latest endeavors, <em>A Journey of Beginnings - Glass by Monica Guggisberg and Philip Baldwin</em>. The presentations were at the Musée Ariana in Geneva, Switzerland and the second, which featured one of their newest mobile sculptures and just closed December 2, 2012 was at the Museum für Angewandte Kunst in Frankfurt, Germany. Many of the artworks from these exhibitions will be included in this exhibition at David Richard Gallery.<br /><br />Artwork of Baldwin and Guggisberg is included in the permanent collections of over 31 museums throughout the US, Europe and Middle East, including American Craft Museum (New York), Musée Ariana (Genève), Musée des arts décoratifs (Paris), Carnegie Museum of Art (Pittsburgh), Chrysler Museum (Norfolk, VA), Corning Museum of Glass (Corning, NY), Denver Art Museum, Die Neue Sammlung (München), Eretz Israel Museum (Tel Aviv), Houston Museum of Fine Arts (Houston, TX), Indianapolis Museum of Art, Museo del vetro (Murano), Swiss National Collection of Applied Art and The Toledo Museum of Art (Toledo, OH). The couple has had numerous solo exhibitions and their art has been included in many group shows and art fair presentations throughout the world during their prestigious career. They live and work in Paris, France and regularly travel to Murano, Italy to perform the battuto technique and complete the creation of their spectacular sculptures.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 20:00:16 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list Wall Batterton - David Richard Gallery - December 28th, 2012 - February 9th, 2013 <p>Aluminum paint on canvas and paper supports featuring his famous drips. Reductive palettes and compositions, yet with impasto drips and painterly touch, a bit of humor in imagery and titles.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 20:03:31 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list Georgia O'Keeffe - Georgia O'Keeffe Museum - May 11th, 2012 - May 5th, 2013 <p style="text-align: justify;">“When I got to New Mexico that was mine. As soon as I saw it, that was my country. It fitted to me exactly.”<br />- Georgia O’Keeffe 1977<br /><br /> The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum is delighted to present “Georgia O’Keeffe and The Faraway: Nature and<br />Image,” which opens on May 11, 2012. This exhibition is the first to demonstrate how the beauty and elegance of O’Keeffe’s paintings were prompted by the intimacy of her ongoing experiences with the Southwest’s natural forms, especially because of the camping trips she made to remote areas.<br /><br />The exhibition will be on view until May 5, 2013, and includes drawings and paintings inspired by the beauty of the painted desert surrounding O’Keeffe’s house at Ghost Ranch, which she purchased in 1940, and by the camping and rafting trips she made. Highlights of the exhibition include O’Keeffe’s paintings, photographs made by others of places she camped, and a recently made photographic panorama of the “Black Place” that establishes a context for the exhibition’s reconstruction of a site where O’Keeffe and her friend Maria Chabot camped in 1944. This includes the tent the two pitched, their lanterns, camping stools, and cooking equipment from the camping gear Chabot bequeathed to the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum at her death, in 2001.<br /><br />“O’Keeffe had been passionate about nature since childhood, but living amidst the astonishing beauty of the Ghost Ranch landscape, and making camping and rafting trips in the Southwest allowed her to form an immediate and personal relationship with the area through which she realized her independent spirit and sense of adventure,” said Barbara Buhler Lynes, Curator, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum.<br /><br />As O’Keeffe herself pointed out, in 1943, “Such a beautiful–untouched lonely feeling place – such a fine part of what I call the ‘faraway.’ It is a place I have painted before but I wanted to do again - and even now I must do again.”<br /><br /><br /></p> Sat, 08 Dec 2012 01:50:02 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list Michellle Cooke - Harwood Museum of Art - September 24th, 2011 - April 4th <p>Michelle Cooke, one of the most important young contemporary Taos artists&rsquo; will be featured on the Harwood Museum of Art Curator&rsquo;s Wall. The Curator&rsquo;s wall features work selected by the curator based on the based on the artist&rsquo;s promise and the import of the work.</p> <p>Ms. Cooke lives and works in Arroyo Seco, NM and New York City, NY. She holds an MFA in Sculpture from Claremont Graduate University and a BFA from the Art Institute of Southern California. Her glass installations have been included in numerous museum and gallery exhibitions in the United States and Europe, with dozens of solo and group shows in New Mexico.</p> <p>Cooke&rsquo;s body of work comprises poetic, Minimalist drawings, avant - garde fashion, and found object sculpture, along with her signature glass installations. Cooke has moved gracefully through incarnations of a unique installation process, which has led to an unusual viewing experience. Carefully inserting each 2 x 2 thin, delicate, square piece of transparent glass, Cooke creates a combination of illusion, tension, danger, poetry and beauty.&nbsp; &ldquo;I find the recurring themes in my work to be those of fragility, transparency, balance, weightlessness, and gravity,&rdquo; she writes. &ldquo;Each work yields its meaning through the handling of the material. I prefer fragile materials used in unconventional ways. In my work with glass I&rsquo;ve focused on the inherent tension between its transparency as a light medium and its aggressiveness as a projecting grid.&rdquo;</p> <p>The year 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the development of studio glass in the United States. To celebrate this milestone and recognize talented artists, more than 140 glass demonstrations, lectures and exhibitions will take place in museums, galleries, art centers, universities and other venues across the country throughout 2012.</p> <p>Michelle Cooke&rsquo;s monumental <em>Poem, </em>2012, glasshas been selected partially in honor of the 50th anniversary. The efforts of the Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass (AACG) to build awareness for glass art in local communities in America have resulted in glass exhibitions, reviews and publications benefiting the American glass artist and the institutions that promote them. <em>Jina Brenneman, Curator of collections and exihibtions</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:04:38 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list Ronald Davis, Larry Bell, Ken Price, Susan Ressler, Tony Abetya, Peter Chinni, Johnnie Winona Ross - Harwood Museum of Art - July 7th, 2012 - July 7th, 2013 <div class="description page_content rich_text"> <p style="text-align: justify;"><em>Highlights from the Harwood Museum of Art’s Collection of Contemporary Art </em>is the first installation in the newly re-purposed Joyce and Sherman Scott Gallery.  Previously utilized for temporary exhibitions, the Scott Gallery will now showcase work from the Harwood Museum of Art's renowned collection of work created after 1965.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">“The Harwood Museum of Art has always been committed to celebrating both the rich cultural history of northern New Mexico, and the art of our time” says Susan Longhenry, Director of the Harwood Museum of Art. “We’re actively collecting contemporary art, and we’ve got some fantastic pieces that we can’t wait to share with our visitors.”</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">One of those works is Ronald Davis’ <em>Six-Ninths Red,</em> an important piece created in 1966 and recently acquired by the museum with funds provided in part by the <a href="http://harwoodmuseum.org/about/membership">Harwood Museum Alliance</a>. “The Harwood Museum Alliance supports the museum in so many ways, including the sponsorship of major acquisitions like this one,” says Longhenry. Additional support for the acquisition was provided by Gifford and Joanne Phillips. The installation also features work by Larry Bell, Ken Price, Susan Ressler, Tony Abetya, Peter Chinni, Johnnie Winona Ross, and other contemporary artists who have lived and worked in Taos.</p> </div> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 16:03:24 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list Hank Saxe - Harwood Museum of Art - February 5th, 2013 - May 9th, 2013 Sat, 17 Aug 2013 16:57:01 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list Group Show - Harwood Museum of Art - February 5th, 2013 - February 22nd, 2013 <div class="enlarge_text">Click an image to enlarge or view slideshow</div> <div class="description page_content rich_text"> <p><em>Highlights from the Harwood Museum of Art’s Collection of Contemporary Art </em>is the first installation in the newly re-purposed Joyce and Sherman Scott Gallery.   Previously utilized for temporary exhibitions, the Scott Gallery  now showcases work from the Harwood Museum of Art's renowned collection of work created after 1965.</p> <p>“The Harwood Museum of Art has always been committed to celebrating both the rich cultural history of northern New Mexico, and the art of our time” says Susan Longhenry, Director of the Harwood Museum of Art.  “We’re actively collecting contemporary art, and we’ve got some fantastic pieces that we can’t wait to share with our visitors.”</p> <p>One of those works is Ronald Davis’ <em>Six-Ninths Red,</em> an important piece created in 1966 and recently acquired by the museum with funds provided in part by the <a href="http://harwoodmuseum.org/about/membership" rel="nofollow">Harwood Museum Alliance</a>.  “The Harwood Museum Alliance supports the museum in so many ways, including the sponsorship of major acquisitions like this one,” says Longhenry.  Additional support for the acquisition was provided by Gifford and Joanne Phillips.  The installation also features work by Larry Bell, Ken Price, Susan Ressler, Tony Abetya, Peter Chinni, Johnnie Winona Ross, and other contemporary artists who have lived and worked in Taos. - Jina Brenneman, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions</p> </div> Sat, 17 Aug 2013 16:57:01 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list Group Show - James Kelly Contemporary - December 28th, 2012 - March 2nd, 2013 Sat, 16 Feb 2013 01:32:17 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list Nolan Winkler, Brian Kluge, Anthony Hall, Diane McGregor, Bill Gilbert, Michael Berman - Las Cruces Museum of Art - February 1st, 2013 - April 6th, 2013 <p style="text-align: justify;">Works by multiple artists whose works are influenced by the elements of the New Mexico landscape- earth, sky, water, etc. Exhibiting artists are Nolan Winkler, Brian Kluge, Anthony Hall, Diane McGregor, Bill Gilbert and Michael Berman.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 12:22:25 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list Group Show - LewAllen Galleries (Railyard) - November 23rd, 2012 - March 27th, 2013 <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: small;">LewAllen's Winter Group Show, on view at our Railyard gallery, features seasonally appropriate work from some of the gallery's most popular artists. A variety of mediums-including oil, acrylic, and egg tempura on canvas, blown and sculpted glass, and sculpture-offer a glimpse of LewAllen's extensive fine art offerings.</span></p> Sat, 09 Mar 2013 04:23:07 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/sfe/Events/list