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Handell at Ventana Fine Art

Ventana Fine Art announces the opening of “The Quiet Master,” a solo exhibition of new works in oil and pastel by Albert Handell.  Author of five books on painting in oil and pastel, frequent contributor to Pastel Journal, and internationally renowned teacher at workshops and paint-alongs, Handell is best known for his original creations in both mediums. This Santa Fe painter finds extraordinary beauty in out-of-the-way places and shares his discoveries in paintings that reveal virtuosic... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 10/30/11

Mary Silverwood

Giving high priority to composition and color, Mary Silverwood explores the patterns of light, shadow, and form that make the Southwest an ever-changing treasure of artistic inspiration.  Since her first solo show at a Sonoma County Winery in 1989, Silverwood has become a leading exponent of the pastel medium and has contributed greatly to a growing appreciation for the medium among collectors and other artists.  Ventana Fine Art proudly announces our third annual Silverwood show beginning... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 10/9/11

Tamar Kander

Ventana Fine Art invites lovers of contemporary art to "Interval", an exhibition of new works by internationally renowned painter, Tamar Kander. Texture and color are the language Kander uses to express the infinite permutations of intervals, the spaces between events, places, objects, components of music, and emotions in all our lives. Kander's art education includes studies in Israel, South Africa, Italy, England, and the U.S., where she resides and paints. Her unique idiom... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 5/21/11

Tom Noble

        Tom Noble's paintings recall the village life of Northern New Mexico in the first half of the 20th century, a world in which life revolved around hard work, community, and the immense natural beauty of the region. A native of Taos, Noble combines sophistication in composition, design, and use of the medium with innocence of style and subject, for an artistically rich fusion filled with color, joy, and irresistible allure. Noble's 50-year career as a consistently... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 12/12/10

Albert Handell

        Ventana Fine Art invites proudly announces a reception for Santa Fe painter, Albert Handell, on Friday, October 29, from 5 to 7 pm.  Widely appreciated for his mastery of oil and pastel mediums, Handell has co-authored 5 books on painting and has conducted countless workshops and paint-alongs in the United States and Europe. A painter since his childhood in Brooklyn, New York, Handell has lived and worked in Santa Fe for the past quarter-century.  He was recently honored... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 11/1/10

Robert Ritter: Vaqueros & Bulls

        In a new series of paintings called "New World Vaqueros," Santa Fe painter Robert T. Ritter explores the relationship between the vaqueros and the longhorn bulls that accompanied Onate's expedition up the Rio Grande in 1598, into what is now New Mexico. Known for his dramatic blend of classicism and contemporary clarity, Ritter takes viewers on a journey into the souls of his subjects, human and animal. With a disciplined palette, Ritter brings his compositional prowess and... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 5/31/10

John Nieto's Secret Garden

      Recognized around the world for his chromatic genius in acrylic paintings, John Nieto considers good drawing skills the foundation for great paintings. He has over the years produced many drawings in ink or graphite on grounds of plain paper, creating a "secret garden" of exquisite black and white works with the most basic materials. Ventana Fine Art takes great pride in making a selection of these drawings available. John Nieto is one of America’s most dynamic contemporary artists,... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 1/25/10
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