Explore the Arts in ABQ

First Friday ARTScrawl, 5-8pm

ARTful Saturday, 1-4pm

First Friday ARTScrawl

ARTful Saturday

Special Events


Create Your ARTScrawl and ARTful Saturday Gallery Tours!

The Albuquerque First Friday ARTScrawl and ARTful Saturday are self-guided gallery walking tours that take place each month. We provide a listing of participating member galleries with details about their current shows and you use our listings and gallery map to plan your custom tour.

FIRST FRIDAY ARTSCRAWL
The citywide Albuquerque ARTScrawl occurs on the first Friday of every month.

ARTFUL SATURDAY
An Artful Saturday event takes place on the third Saturday of every month. The event rotates between Old Town, Route 66, and The Heights so check our listings for each month’s location!

SPECIAL EVENTS
Some of our members present events that don’t fall on the first Friday or third Saturday, we still want you to know about them! Our Special Events section includes our members’ non-ARTScrawl events.

2017 ARTScrawl Schedule

 

Jan. 6, Citywide ARTScrawl
Jan. 21, The Heights ARTful Saturday

Feb. 3, Citywide ARTScrawl
Feb. 18, Route 66 ARTful Saturday

March 3, Citywide ARTScrawl
March 18, Old Town ARTful Saturday

April 7, Citywide ARTScrawl
April 15, The Heights ARTful Saturday

May 5, Citywide ARTScrawl
May 20, Route 66 ARTful Saturday

June 2, Citywide ARTScrawl
June 17, Old Town ARTful Saturday

 

July 7, Citywide ARTScrawl
July 15, The Heights ARTful Saturday

Aug. 4, Citywide ARTScrawl
Aug. 19, Route 66 ARTful Saturday

Sept. 1, Citywide ARTScrawl
Sept. 16, Old Town ARTful Saturday

Oct. 6, Citywide ARTScrawl
Oct. 21, The Heights ARTful Saturday

Nov. 3, Citywide ARTScrawl
Nov. 18, Route 66 ARTful Saturday

Dec. 1, Citywide ARTScrawl
No ARTful Saturday in December


First Friday ARTScrawl – April 7

An ARTScrawl Event


Old Town

 

abstract painting of birds

Warren Fine Art and Collectibles


Warren Fine Art & Collectibles

328 San Felipe St. NW, #2 – 243-1005 – galleryat400.commap

ARTScrawl 5-8pm

The featured artist this month is award-winning mixed media artist Jonna James. Her dramatic paintings are a fanciful tribute to animals. Her work shows great technical skill, imagination and humor. At 6pm she will discuss her aesthetic and unique approach to painting. The tribute to Maxfield Parrish continues with a large exhibit of vintage prints and rare books.  Please come by the gallery for light refreshments and door prizes!

 

Albuquerque Photographers’ Gallery

303 Romero St. NW, Suite N208 – 244-9195 – abqphotographersgallery.commap

ARTScrawl 5-7:30pm

The Mother Road features the work of Gale Sutton. At 6:30pm Sutton will be talking about her recent photography adventure from Chicago to L.A. on Route 66, aka the Mother Road. She drove 6,000 miles on the various routes 66 took over the year. Light refreshments

 

Amapola Gallery

205 Romero St NW – 242.4311 – amapolagallery.commap

Reception 5-8pm

Amapola features Arthur Rosenberg and his wonderful assemblages of slate and other natural items and Barbara Lewis whose fabulous gourds will take your breath away!

collage

Ghostwolf Gallery

Ghostwolf Gallery

2043 South Plaza St. NW – 246-9653 – ghostwolf.gallerymap

ARTScrawl 5-8pm

Ghostwolf welcomes a new artist to the fold; Maz Misc! Misc’s edgy, compelling imagery explores the subconscious mind through digital and mixed media work. The Women’s Work: Celebrating Women & Creativity exhibit also continues. Meet the artists and celebrate all of the talented women that the gallery is privileged to host this spring!

 

Yucca Art Gallery

206 1/2 San Felipe NW – 247.8931 – yuccaartgallery.commap

Exhibition Opening 5-8pm

In April Yucca Art Gallery will hold a special exhibition of the work of Featured Artists Bertha Costales, Lynda Livesay, and Leah Ready. Ms. Costales is a fiber wall artist, Ms. Livesay is a potter, and Ms. Ready is a jeweler. Light refreshments. Yucca Art Gallery is also the home of nearly 40 additional artists, working in a wide range of mediums and styles. The Gallery is the oldest coop gallery in Albuquerque, a fixture in OldTown since 1962.

Downtown

 

VSA – N4th Gallery

4904 Fourth Street NW – 345.2140vsartsnm.orgmap

Opening Reception 5-6:30pm

The gallery presents Drawing One Together: UNM-VSA Alliance in Art, a selection of drawings by students exploring skills and concepts taught in Drawing 1 that lead to deeper understanding of what it is to make a drawing. The exhibition highlights an exciting alliance taking shape between UNM Department of Art and VSA arts of New Mexico. Part of UNM ArtsUnexpected, the exhibit is on view through June 18, 2017.

portrait painting of a woman

Harwood Art Center

Harwood Art Center

1114 7th Street NW – 242.6367 – harwoodartcenter.orgmap

Opening Reception 6-8pm

________Stand: The Lovegomerys features works by Jessamyn Lovell, Lee Montgomery, and Rudy Montgomery. The Lovegomerys seek practical and impractical ways to deliberately intersect art and commerce in a critically meaningful way that they can share with the public. {main gallery} The First 50 Years: Leo Neufeld presents a glimpse into Leo Neufeld’s career and relationship with art. {front gallery}

landscape of snow on trees

Sumner & Dene

Sumner & Dene

517 Central NW – 842.1400 – sumnerdene.commap

Opening Reception 5-8pm

Sumner & Dene is honored to present the Spring Group Show which includes Angus Macpherson, Frank McCulloch, Mary Moore Bailey, Phil Hulebak, Reg Loving, Bill Tondreau, David Snow, Jeannie Sellmer, David Zaintz and Santiago Perez. The eclectic show characterizes the galleries vast range of styles and mediums ranging from landscapes, abstracts, panoramic landscape photography, unique jewelry and fun gifts.

photograph of a petroglyph

Tortuga Gallery

Tortuga Gallery

901 Edith Blvd. SE –  506-0820 – tortugagallery.org – map

Opening Celebration 6pm

Vantage Point: Perspectives in Photography features the work of Jim Holbrook, Nancy JonesFrancis, Catherine Leicht, and Kent Wood.

Nob Hill

 

Matrix Fine Art

3812 Central Ave SE, Suite 100 A – 280.8659 – matrixfineart.commap

Featured Artist’s Reception 5-8 pm

Messages features works by Erica Kane and Jim Forcier-Call. Erica Kane uses pastel, acrylic and pencil as well as poetry to explore the landscape, skyscape and dreamscape. Jim Forcier-Call is a multi media artist working most often in the creation of altered book “shrines” and assemblage sculpture. His work is strongly influenced by poetry, world mythology and spirituality, often with a dose of humor. Refreshments will be served.

non representational painting

Gyrotonic Albuquerque

GYROTONIC® Albuquerque

312 Adams St SE – 639.4961 – gyrotonicabq.commap

Artists Reception 5-8pm

Presenting SPRIT – Equilibrium of Energy & Emotion, paintings by Linda Holland. Gyrotonic ABQ, the next generation of movement arts for life, rehab & performance, hosts this art event to bring the local movement & art communities together. Light refreshments!  

The Heights

 

colorful painting of a ram

The Gallery ABQ

The Gallery ABQ

Hoffmantown, 8210 Menaul Blvd. NE – 292.9333 – thegalleryabq.commap

Reception 5-8pm

Featured Artist Lari Tiller Howell, watermedia, will demonstrate her art at 6:30pm. In the Salon: Local Color Art Group. Show runs through April 29.

abstract painting

Weyrich Gallery

Weyrich Gallery

2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE – 883.7410 – weyrichgallery.commap

Artist Reception 5-8:30pm

Traces features new work by artists Roger Green; Abstract Painting and Suzanne Marshall; Non-objective Painting. Green calls his work, “a record of the painting’s visual history and the multiple stages of my creative art”. Marshall says, “Recently I had a sea change in my approach to painting. Instead of planning the work to communicate a personal philosophy, I am letting the paint itself take over the discourse with the viewer”. Show closes April 28.

glass vessel

Palette Contemporary Art & Craft

Palette Contemporary Art & Craft

7400 Montgomery Suite 22 – 855.7777 – palettecontemporary.commap

ARTScrawl 5-8pm

Palette Contemporary Art and Craft presents a continuation of European Mid-Century Modern Art Glass with an April emphasis on glass sculpture featured from the Czech Republic with creations from Pavel Hlava, Jaroslava Svoboda, Frantisek Vizner, and Karel Wunsch. Runs through May 4.


The Heights Artful Saturday – April 15

An ARTScrawl Event


 

black and white artwork

Palette Contemporary Art & Craft

Palette Contemporary Art & Craft

7400 Montgomery Suite 22 – 855.7777 – palettecontemporary.commap

Opening Reception 3-6pm

In the Distance features Charcoal and Encaustic Paintings by Deborah Traer. The artist will be present at the reception. An encaustic landscape painter for over 25 years, Traer found that a move from California to New Mexico greatly influenced her style of painting. The powerful elements present in the New Mexico high desert environment fit perfectly into her desired abstract images.

 

abstract painting

Weyrich Gallery

Weyrich Gallery

2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE – 883.7410 – weyrichgallery.commap

Artful Saturday 1-6pm, Artists Talk 3:30-4:30pm

Traces features new work by artists Roger Green; Abstract Painting and Suzanne Marshall; Non-objective Painting. Green calls his work, “a record of the painting’s visual history and the multiple stages of my creative art”. Marshall says, “Recently I had a sea change in my approach to painting. Instead of planning the work to communicate a personal philosophy, I am letting the paint itself take over the discourse with the viewer”. Show closes April 28.

 

 

colorful painting of a ram

The Gallery ABQ

The Gallery ABQ

Hoffmantown, 8210 Menaul Blvd. NE – 292.9333 – thegalleryabq.commap

ARTful Saturday 1-4pm

The featured Artist for April is Lari Tiller Howell, watermedia. In the Salon: Local Color Art Group. The ARTful Saturday includes a literary surprise. Show runs through April 29.

 


April Special Events


There are no special events in April.