The Gallery ABQ
8210 Menaul Blvd. NE – 292.9333 – thegalleryabq.com
Artists’ Reception 3-6pm
The Gallery ABQ presents New Inspirations, featuring two new gallery artists: Travis Cochran, who combines various metals with paint, polish, and patina to make one-of-a-kind pieces of art; and Jo Schuman, who uses vibrant colors in watercolor and acrylic to get richness, playfulness and variety in her paintings. Poetry at Four: Poetry readings by Joanne Bodin and Kenneth P. Gurney, 4pm. The July Salon Exhibit features a group show by The Camino Real 8.
2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE – 883.7410 – weyrichgallery.com
Artist Reception 3-6pm
Imprints of Home, Works on Paper, is a group show featuring art prints, and poems by twelve artists. This body of work is evocative, often experimental, and always pleasing. Vicki Bolen, Geraldine Brussel, Esther Feske, Dale Harris, Christine Herman, Frank Melcori, Trish Meyer, Carrol Moxham, Donna Murray, Margy O’Brien, Kent Swanson, and Mary Sweet are members of a print + poem cooperative that first exhibited at Weyrich in 2011. This diverse group of artists came together through a shared interest in printmaking, poetry and book arts. Their delight in ongoing creative cross-pollination and artistic camaraderie produced this new collaboration.
Palette Contemporary Art & Craft
7400 Montgomery Suite 22 – 855.7777 – palettecontemporary.com
Artist Reception 3-6 pm
Palette presents The Devil is in the Details by Tami Coatsworth. Primarily inspired by nostalgic pop culture, Tami precisely and creatively explores the iconic nature of familiar items such as crayons, gum wrappers, comic strips, match boxes, and more! You will be amazed at her attention to detail when it comes to utilizing a wide array of glass making techniques including torch work, fusing, sandblasting, acid-etching, and elaborate enamels to produce her imagery. Unquestionably, her artistry will appeal to your many senses while her familiar objects are sure to evoke fond memories. Show runs through Sept. 4
Framing Concepts Gallery
5809 Juan Tabo Blvd. NE – 294.3246 – framingconceptsgallery.com
Dog Daze is a solo art show for artist and animal lover Katy Widger. A maker of mixed-media fiber art and fine art quilts for over 20 years, Widger has many works in public and private collections worldwide. She is now painting in oils. She brings a unique and unconventional approach to her artwork, combining hand dyed fabrics with oil medium. You are invited to take a fresh look at man’s best friend as well as other oil paintings, a great way to spend a holiday afternoon.
SE-OC Right Brain Gallery
3100 Menaul Blvd. NE – 816.0214 – se-oc-rightbraingallery.com
Open House 11am-6pm
Why buy the same department store art that your friends have? Support local artists and find the perfect original piece to decorate your home. Celebrate part of your Artful Saturday in Albuquerque with the SE-OC Right Brain Gallery, where technology and art hang together. Extended Hours 11am-6pm.
Wright’s Indian Art
2677 Louisiana NE – 266.0120 – wrightsgallery.com
Wright’s Indian Art Summertime! Some like it hot, some like it cool – Wright’s has cool work by hot artists! Meet the artists, enjoy their work and some refreshments, and have a very cool time! Bring the family, too.