Explore the Arts in ABQ
First Friday ARTScrawl, 5-8pm
Create Your ARTScrawl Gallery Tour!
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.
—MEET THE ARTIST
The Meet the Artist series gives our member galleries the opportunity to present you with fun and creative events that might not fit into a First Friday ARTScrawl. The events are on the day and time of the gallery’s choosing and can be anything from a book signing to a group dinner with the month’s featured artist.
2019 ARTScrawl Schedule
Jan. 4, Citywide ARTScrawl
Feb. 1, Citywide ARTScrawl
March 1, Citywide ARTScrawl
April 5, Citywide ARTScrawl
May 3, Citywide ARTScrawl
June 7, Citywide ARTScrawl
July 5, Citywide ARTScrawl
Aug. 2, Citywide ARTScrawl
Sept. 6, Citywide ARTScrawl
Oct. 4, Citywide ARTScrawl
Nov. 1, Citywide ARTScrawl
Dec. 6, Citywide ARTScrawl
First Friday ARTScrawl – July 5
An ARTScrawl Event
Artist Reception 5-8:30pm
Weyrich Gallery presents Acceptance, wood fired ceramics by Michael Thornton. Thorton says of his work, “It is a view of artistic expression in which a quiet beauty is found in imperfection, in the weathered, in forlorn and the accidental.”
In the Salon: Celebrating Mosaics and Fused Glass in July, New Mexico artists exploring mosaic and fused glass contemporary techniques.
The Matrix presents Landscape, Form, and Color. Brian Gonzales creates lively and colorful figurative and landscape pieces in both oils and acrylics. Vincent Moore presents abstract landscapes conditioned by proportions and color next to color.
Women Who Made Us features the works of Courtney Angermeier. Portraits of women who have had a profound influence on many others are accompanied by the writings of women who may consider these women heroes or role models. All silent auction proceeds will go to the Southwest Women’s Law Center. Through July 14.
Open House 2-4pm
Continuation of new works by gallery artists including figurative paintings by David Terry and landscapes by Jeff Otis, Robert Kuester, Shirley D’maio, and Andy Eclessial. All gallery artists represented. Join in for an evening of fun, food, and friendship.
On view are 2 concurrent solo exhibitions by New Mexico artists Paula Wilson and Mira Burack. Paula Wilson’s work blends multimedia and multi-cultural references to create extravagant paintings, prints, and videos and Burack’s Sleeping Between the Sun and the Moon evokes the elemental and celestial surroundings of this mountainous landscape.
Opening Reception 5-8pm
The annual Garden Show represents garden themes by watercolorist Carol Carpenter, painter Mary Moore Bailey, and ceramicist Rik Burkard with special guest artists; painter Bonnie Putnam Verardo and ceramicist Kathy Perron.
A Group Show celebrating Friday Kahlo’s 112th birthday features artists Michelle Cuevas, Jillian Maresco, Richard Macpherson, Linden Mueller, and Katheryn Blackmun. Works will be Frida images and work influenced by her.
ARTScrawl Reception 5-8pm
Outside In! is a solo show featuring Carla Forrest’s vibrant landscape paintings of the beautiful Land of Enchantment, which will bring a breath of fresh air into your home or office. Her paintings are also available for leasing to film productions.
This month’s theme is Art in Miniature which features a large collection of remarkable miniature paintings by the gallery’s award-winning local artists. Come meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments.
Opening Reception 4-7pm
July’s featured artists exhibition is called Nectere, from the Latin, meaning to bind or tie. It showcases the work of Debra Montoya, mosaics and Catalina Salinas, oil painting. Color, texture, and control of medium bind them together.
It’s a Creature Feature! Ghostwolf artists examine the role wild things, pets, and even fantastical friends play in our lives. The show will range from iconic wildlife pieces to some of the gallery’s most endearing imagery. Light refreshments.
Artist Reception 5-8 pm
The gallery presents New American Craftsman, inspiration from the 20th century American Craftsman movement that encourages us to live in harmony with nature and fill our homes with items that are beautiful as well as functional, seeking quality over quantity.
CELEBRATE! It’s Red, White, and ART at Yucca Art Gallery with featured artists Myra Gadson, jewelry; DL Horton, fused art glass; and Ric Speed, photography. All of the gallery’s artists will honor America’s Independence Day with their unique offerings. Light refreshments.
July Meet the Artist Events
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17
Gallery with a Cause – NM Cancer Center Foundation
4901 Lang Ave NE – 505.828.3791 – gallerywithacause.org
Walk and Talk 6-7:30pm
On the Rise – Artists in Early and Mid-Career features works in a variety of media and genres by artists in that fertile and driven state of their careers where art is their life. 40% of each art sale goes to the NM Cancer Center Foundation and is tax-deductible.
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