OLD TOWN

Art by Elguera
2 Church Street NW – 243.0099 – artbyelguera.com
ARTScrawl Event 5-9pm
This month, Elguera is featuring recent paintings of Old Town and Downtown Albuquerque; paintings of balloons in flight along with his unique whimsical works exploring the subconscious. Art By Elguera has original, unique works of art to fit any budget.

2014-07-12 17.56.21Essence Gallery & Boutique
323 Romero St. NW, Suite 1 – 843.7367 – http://www.essencegalleryboutique.com
Reception 5-9pm
Essence Gallery & Boutique features the colorful acrylics of Nickolas Montano, a young, self taught artist that enjoys creating with edgy, imaginative animals and people, vibrant colors
and an exciting use of design that evokes thought and a feeling of movement and energy.

NOB HILL

spinal3A Spinal Health and Movement Center Gallery
316-B Adams St. SE – 247.2373 – danijeffries.com
Holiday Event 5-8pm
The gallery presents works by Dana Velasco and Merge, a show of ceramic tile mosaics by Dani Jeffries. Dani Jeffries’ tile mosaics are representations of places she has visited that she found to be particularly remarkable for their beauty or the quality of the light. Dayna Velasco’s work explores how energy is experienced as emotion, mysticism and story. Her pieces are inspired in great part from her work as a Polarity Therapist, where she witnesses how energy moves within the physical and emotional body.

New Grounds Print Workshop & Gallery
3812 Central Ave SE, Suite 100 B – 268.8952 – newgroundsgallery.com
Hot Off the Press – Open Studio, Fundraiser and Printing Extravaganza.​ Throughout the evening, 7 artists will be pulling prints – etchings, gravure, linoleum cuts and serigraphs – ​which are available for sale at a discounted price as soon as they are printed. These images will be available at the discounted price during the reception only. Participating artists: Diane Alire, Ray Maseman, local treasure Mary Sundstrom, Kaitlin Reese, Wayne Chinander, Nikolaus Hudak, and Ren Adams. ​Charities: Albuquerque Humane Society and Roadrunner Foodbank.

THE HEIGHTS

SE-OC Right Brain Gallery
3100 Menaul Blvd. NE – 816.0214 – se-oc-rightbraingallery.com
First Friday Artscrawl from 5-8pm
The gallery is pleased to feature the work of talented Photographer Robert Crespin and Metal and Wood Artist Tom Roche. Robert’s photographs cover a variety of subject areas and many are infused on aluminum. This process intensifies the colors much more intense than those printed on paper or canvas. Tom Roche specializes in creating stylized crosses using a variety of metals, woods and finishes. Looking for something to do with the kids while you enjoy the art? Sign up for Engineering For Kids of New Mexico Kids’ Night Out. Go to www.engineeringforkids.net/newmexico for more information and registration. Kick off the holiday season at the SE-OC Right Brain Gallery. You can choose to give the gift of art to friends and family and also to children in the Albuquerque Public School system. 5% of the weekend’s sales will be donated to Art in the School, a non-profit organization that helps support and sustain art education in the public schools.

InspirationWeyrich Gallery
2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE – 883.7410 – weyrichgallery.com
Third Friday Event 5-8:30pm
UNM first year and independent study students will exhibit their porcelain bowls, cups and plates in Inspirations: Porcelain Vessels by UNM Students. These porcelain works will emphasize these students practice of the 400-year Arita process and their search for a unique personal aesthetic in functional form. The challenging yet beautiful material of porcelain and its use in daily life inspires these works. These students are part of the 34 year legacy of this porcelain art practiced at UNM. Melissa Martinez, Ashley Chapman, Ramone Gomez, Christina Rockwell, Amanda Miller, Abigail Ritz, Adam Padilla, Kristin Chapapas, Charles Platte, Alexis Chavez, Bailey Brown and Madeline Rademacher.

2014-11-GABQ_BoushelleThe Gallery ABQ
8210 Menaul Blvd. NE – 292.9333 – thegalleryabq.com
Artists’ Reception 5-8pm
The Gallery ABQ presents Pushing Boundaries, featuring gallery artists Marcella Boushelle, whose watermedia paintings are loosely interpreted, bold, fresh and expressive; Marlies Diels, whose unique pottery combines both beauty and function; and Trish Meyer, an experimental artist who combines digital imagery, printmaking and encaustic to build up her multilayered works. The November Salon Exhibit features Marlies Diels and fiber artist Char Punke. Both shows run through November 26.

framing concepts David Schwint PostcardIIFraming Concepts Gallery
5809 Juan Tabo Blvd. NE – 294.3246 – framingconceptsgallery.com
Artist Reception and Opening 5-8 pm
Framing Concepts Gallery is proud to host the 24th annual solo artist show with David Schwindt; a talented landscape artist whose renderings of the southwest landscape offer a sense of space and awe at the grandeur, a timelessness. Visit with artist David Schwindt and view his paintings from National Parks across the U.S. and Canada. A titian within the art world, David has amassed many skill sets to his resume; artist, teacher, mentor, and the vision of a renaissance man. This solo art show proves to be no exception to his talents. Road trip 2014 proves that life’s adventures begin on the off ramp. This unique niche we believe deserves a closer look. Take a look, visit http://www.framingconceptsgallery.com or David Schwindt Fine Art. Exhibit remains until the end of the year Dec, 31.

November 14

Page Coleman and Scott Michael1Scott Michael Gallery and
Page Coleman Gallery

113 California St NE/6320 Linn Avenue NE
(near NE corner of San Pedro and Central in the International District ARTS)
Scott Michael Gallery, 505-681-5669 (Amy Henne), scottmichaelgallery.com
Page Coleman Gallery, 505-238-5071 (Page Coleman), pagecolemangallery.com
Opening Reception, 5-8pm
Scott Michael Gallery and Page Coleman Gallery, located in the International District, are proud to announce their 1st joint fundraiser, the Alden Marin Benefit ART Exhibition for St. Martin’s HOPE Center. Contemporary artist, Alden Marin has generously donated 218 pieces of original work to be sold to strengthen mental health services for the homeless in Albuquerque through the work of St. Martin’s. 100% of all sales will go directly to benefit St. Martin’s mental health and behavioral services outreach programs.
Exhibition Dates: Saturday, November 15 & Sunday, November 16, 10 am-3 pm

THE HEIGHTS AREA

high desertHigh Desert Art & Frame
12611 Montgomery Blvd. NE Suite A-4 – 265.4066 – highdesertartandframe.com
Opening 5-8pm
High Desert Art & Frame presents Wild Birds and Wild Places, works by Photographer Peter Davies. Davies says of his work, “I am drawn to the wilderness… and drawn to birds in the wild, particularly raptors and other birds in flight. Over the years, I have had the opportunity to experience and photograph Peru, Costa Rica, Alaska, California and New Mexico.”
Inspiration

Weyrich Gallery
2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE – 883.7410 – weyrichgallery.com
Opening Reception 5-8:30pm
UNM first year and independent study students will exhibit their porcelain bowls, cups and plates in Inspirations: Porcelain Vessels by UNM Students. These porcelain works will emphasize these students practice of the 400-year Arita process and their search for a unique personal aesthetic in functional form. The challenging yet beautiful material of porcelain and its use in daily life inspires these works. These students are part of the 34 year legacy of this porcelain art practiced at UNM; Melissa Martinez, Ashley Chapman, Ramone Gomez, Christina Rockwell, Amanda Miller, Abigail Ritz, Adam Padilla, Kristin Chapapas, Charles Platte, Alexis Chavez, Bailey Brown and Madeline Rademacher.

2014-11-GABQ_BoushelleThe Gallery ABQ
8210 Menaul Blvd. NE – 292.9333 – thegalleryabq.com
Artists’ Reception 5-8pm
The Gallery ABQ presents Pushing Boundaries, featuring gallery artists Marcella Boushelle, whose watermedia paintings are loosely interpreted, bold, fresh and expressive; Marlies Diels, whose unique pottery combines both beauty and function; and Trish Meyer, an experimental artist who combines digital imagery, printmaking and encaustic to build up her multilayered works. Artist Insights, 6pm: Marcella Boushelle shares her inspiration and techniques. The November Salon Exhibit features Marlies Diels and fiber artist Char Punke. Both shows run through November 26.

SE-OC Right Brain Gallery
3100 Menaul Blvd. NE – 816.0214 – se-oc-rightbraingallery.com
First Friday Artscrawl from 5-8pm
The gallery is pleased to feature the work of talented Photographer Robert Crespin and Metal and Wood Artist Tom Roche. Robert’s photographs cover a variety of subject areas and many are infused on aluminum. This process intensifies the colors to be much more intense than those printed on paper or canvas. Tom Roche specializes in creating stylized crosses using a variety of metals, woods and finishes. Looking for something to do with the kids while you enjoy the art? Sign up for Engineering For Kids of New Mexico Kids’ Night Out. Go to www.engineeringforkids.net/newmexico for more information and registration.

NOB HILL AREA

spinal2A Spinal Health and Movement Center Gallery
316-B Adams St. SE – 247.2373 – danijeffries.com
First Friday ARTScrawl 6-9pm
The gallery presents works by Dana Velasco and Merge, a show of ceramic tile mosaics by Dani Jeffries. Dani Jeffries’ tile mosaics are representations of places she has visited that she found to be particularly remarkable for their beauty or the quality of the light. Dayna Velasco’s work explores how energy is experienced as emotion, mysticism and story. Her pieces are inspired in great part from her work as a Polarity Therapist, where she witnesses how energy moves within the physical and emotional body.

matrix2Matrix Fine Art
3812 Central Ave SE, Suite 100 A – 268.8952 – matrixfineart.com
First Friday Reception 5-8pm
Matrix presents Aligned with Nature: Paintings by David Welch and Cynthia Wister. The artists are husband and wife who create luscious large format oil paintings of landscapes and still lifes. Welch’s paintings express his interest in the landscape, gardening, and human existence in harmony with nature. Wister works in plein air to capture a moment from the outside world in her paintings. Using rich colors and impasto-like brushwork Wister captures the life force of nature.

new groundsNew Grounds Print Workshop & Gallery
3812 Central Ave SE, Suite 100 B – 268.8952 – newgroundsgallery.com
First Friday Reception 5-8pm
New Grounds presents The Making of Landscapes – Monotypes by Jacqui Lewnes. Jacqui Lewnes is making a comeback at New Grounds with the creation of landscapes using monotype plates. Lewnes’ monotypes are dream-like representations of New Mexico landscapes which are inspired by her long motorcycle rides around New Mexico, especially El Morro. Demonstration: Jacqui Lewnes will demonstrate the monotype process from 6:30-7pm during the reception.

outpost2Inpost Artspace at Outpost
210 Yale Blvd. SE – 268.0044 – outpostspace.org
Opening Reception 5-8pm
Inpost presents Second Hand Plants: Christa Dalien. Working in a variety of mediums including installation, drawing, painting, and printmaking, Christa Dalien’s art explores the diverse relationships and interactions that we have with the natural world and our surroundings. Dalien is interested in folklore and mythology used to explain and interpret the unexplainable. She searches through the tangible landscapes and structures that often show signs of wear, human impact and mystery, then reconstructs them into a visual emotional language.

DOWNTOWN AREA

SONY DSC516 ARTS
516 Central Ave SW – 242.1445 – 516arts.org
First Friday Opening 5-8pm
516 ARTS announces Floyd D. Tunson: Son of Pop, a solo exhibition of Colorado-based artist Floyd D. Tunson, who for over four decades has been among the most highly regarded and influential artists in the Rocky Mountain region. He has achieved a rich and diverse body of work via painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking and mixed media. The exhibition includes various series through which Tunson has addressed concepts of cultural identity, American social history, race and class relations in the United States and abroad, pop culture, art history and the beauty of pure abstraction. Show runs through December 13.

Sumner & Dene
517 Central NW – 842.1400 – sumnerdene.com
Artists’ Reception 5-8pm
Sumner & Dene is honored to present the Annual Jewelry, Craft and Gift Show through November. Its all about crafts: ceramic, glass, fabric, resin, gold and silver oh my. Featuring work by: Teresa Archibeque, Alice Bailey, Ruth Morris, Dawn Estrin, Jana Lee Aspin, Cheryl Thorpe, Aubrey Eckert, Goldie Garcia, Nickie and Frank Keith, Annie Onderdonk, Valerie Dow, Karen Brueggemann, Lydia Piper, Mike Tarter, Sarena Mann, Rik Burkard, and Nina Baldwin.

OT Circus
709 Central NW – 249.2231 – otcircus.com
First Friday Event 5-8pm
On November 1, 2013 artist Harley Kirschner began creating one painting each month. Each work of art encorporates the natural elements found during that month. Join OT Circus in celebrating this amazing body of work.

VSA – N4th Gallery
4904 Fourth Street NW – 345.2140 – vsartsnm.org
Closing Reception 5-7pm
in·struct is an exhibit of artwork by the artist-teachers, administrative staff, and volunteers of North Fourth Art Center. The exhibition provides a glimpse into the artistic inspirations and working methods of the talented people who form the backbone of an organization that has served Albuquerque’s arts community for nearly thirty years. Curated by Jessica Pinto, Phillip With, and students in North Fourth Exploratory Day Arts programs.

OLD TOWN AREA

purple sage2Purple Sage Galeria
201 San Felipe NW – 450.4059 – purplesagegaleria.com
Opening 5-8pm
Pastelists Gwen Wilemon and Sondra Schlotterbach will be featured in Two Views. Both artists are friends that often paint together en plein air. New works will be on display. The show will continue through November 30.

yucca

Yucca Art Gallery
206 1/2 San Felipe NW – 247.8931 – yuccaartgallery.com
Opening Reception 5-8pm
Yucca Art Gallery spotlights; Rod Groves, acrylic painter; Carol Erickson, book and paper artist; and Terri Helmer, jeweler. The opening reception will feature demonstrations, refreshments and music. Mr. Groves, well known for his colorful resin-covered collages, will offer a demonstration on the use of unusual color combinations as a way to enhance a painting’s interest while Ms. Erickson, a prominent book and paper designer will work on a new book art project. Yucca Gallery, a fixture of Old Town since 1964, offers the work of 40 artists working in mediums ranging from encaustic painting to ceramics and metalwork to various types of jewelry.

Blackbird Gallery
323 Romero St. NW, Ste.16 – 243.9525 – BlackbirdGallery.Biz
Open House 5-8pm
This month, this unique and delightful gallery on the Old Town Plaza features the Southwest Native American paintings of Blackfeet artist Farrell Cockrum, new works by this renowned stylist and colorist have arrived! Also featured are cottonwood carvings from Navajo artist Matthew Yellowman; fine art prints; Baltic amber jewelry; alabaster sculptures from Michael Connor; landscape paintings from Robert Perea and Fred Cleveland; and the amazing high-fired pottery from Seattle artist Matthew Patton. Looking for unique and budget-friendly gifts for Christmas? Visit Blackbird Gallery.

essence1Essence Gallery & Boutique
323 Romero St. NW, Suite 1 – 843.7367 – http://www.essencegalleryboutique.com
Opening Reception 5-9pm
Essence Gallery & Boutique features the colorful acrylics of Nickolas Montano, a young, self taught artist that enjoys creating with edgy, imaginative animals and people, vibrant colors
and an exciting use of design that evokes thought and a feeling of movement and energy.

Art by Elguera
2 Church Street NW – 243.0099 – artbyelguera.com
ARTScrawl Event 5-9pm
This month, Elguera is featuring recent paintings of Old Town and Downtown Albuquerque; paintings of balloons in flight along with his unique whimsical works exploring the subconscious. Art By Elguera has original, unique works of art to fit any budget.

Palette Contemporary Art & Craft
7400 Montgomery Suite 22 – 855.7777 – palettecontemporary.com
Artful Saturday 3-6pm
Encaustic Art Institute founder, Douglas Mehrens, will be displaying his latest wax paintings at Palette this October in a show titled The Big Rip. Douglas will be present in the gallery, for his reception, to explain his pieces that chronologically represent the past, present, and future of the universe from the Big Bang to the Big Rip! Show runs through November 21.

the gallery abq1The Gallery ABQ
8210 Menaul Blvd. NE – 292.9333 – thegalleryabq.com
Artists’ Reception 3-6pm
The Gallery ABQ presents 2 Perspectives, featuring gallery artists Jerry Love, whose art reflects his grandfather’s era when the horse was still the mainstream of development in America, and Jean Porter, who creates art that provokes thought, encourages dialog and pleases the eye. Poetry at Four, 4pm: New Mexico poets share their La Llorona poems and stories. The October Salon Exhibit features mixed media artist Rebecca Nolda. Show runs through October 27.

HomageWeyrich Gallery
2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE – 883.7410 – weyrichgallery.com
Artist Talk & Artful Saturday 3-6pm
Homage: Porcelain Works, opens this fall at the Weyrich Gallery in Albuquerque, The Weyrich Gallery has been featuring the works of university students in porcelain vessels for almost two decades. UNM Assistant Professor Kathryne Cyman and invited students of the Arita, Japan Porcelain Process create new works in green and white inspired by the porcelain art of Sensei Manji Inoue, National Living Treasure of Japan. These porcelain works take on the challenges of carving and dual glaze applications, featuring local celadons and clear glazes. This showing reflects the respect and result of many creative struggles along with the love these porcelain ceramists have for the practice of this porcelain art from Arita, Japan. The University of New Mexico is where all these porcelain ceramists initially studied this art. Homage, includes porcelain works by: Chris Casey, Jon Deyhle, Raymon Gomez, Nikki Denisson, Skyler Juillard, Christina Rockwell, Evan Steegle, Casey Pendergst, Rebecca Pendergast, and Rick Orlando.

SE-OC Right Brain Gallery
3100 Menaul Blvd. NE – 816.0214 – se-oc-rightbraingallery.com
Artful Saturday 3-6pm
The first anniversary celebration continues as Right Brain Gallery features and honors the Artists who have been with the gallery since it opened: Pea Garvanian, upcycled solar lamps and wall art; Cindy & Joe McDonnell, metal art and digital prints; and Flo Stein, precious metals and jewelry. The gallery will be featuring new pieces from these Artists throughout the month of October. If it’s been a while since you’ve been in, please come see what’s new. If you haven’t been in, come see what it’s all about.

October 4

Di Camillo2Essence Gallery & Boutique
323 Romero St. NW, Suite 1 – 843.7367
Night Two of the Gallery Grand Opening!
Essence Gallery and Boutique celebrates its grand opening with works by featured artist Roger DiCamillo. His colorful oils and watercolors capture the beautiful scenes of Italy, southwest pueblos and Native dancers, and the luminescence of our universe. Please come and enjoy the start of our 2014 Balloon Fiesta, and the start of this new business!

October 10

coleman2Page Coleman Gallery
6320-B Linn Avenue NE - 238-5071 - pagecoleman.com
Reception 5-7:30pm
Page Coleman Gallery presents featured artist Joy Coffino with Deep Space and guest artist Carmelo Midili with Revision. Joy Coffino’s art making process is immediate and spontaneous. Inspired by the abstract expressionists, automatic painters and the love of color, Coffino’s very small “Deep Space” paintings pack a punch. Carmelo Midili creates 3 dimensional works from discarded paintings on canvas panels that he has collected from art school dumpsters. He makes wood armatures then cuts and glues the panels to the different planes resulting in multi-faceted 3-D wall pieces.

October 17

Park Fine Art
323 Romero St. NW – 764.1900 – parkfineart.com – map
Opening Reception 5-8pm
Park Fine Art presents a two man Show from Beijing, China. The show features Quan, Xue Jun and Zhou Qi and runs through November 7.

OLD TOWN AREA

Art by Elguera
2 Church Street NW – 243.0099 – artbyelguera.com
ARTScrawl Event 5-9pm
This month, Elguera is celebrating balloon fiesta in his gallery with a collection of recent paintings of Old Town and Downtown Albuquerque; paintings of balloons in flight along with his unique whimsical works exploring the subconscious. Priced from $4,000 to $9 (that’s right, nine dollars) Art By Elguera has original, unique works of art to fit any budget.

Studio 13
323 Romero St. Suite 13 – 247.2988 – sites.google.com/site/studio13site/
Open House 4-7:30pm
The work of Daniel Ramirez will be on display. Ramirez’ watercolors, acrylics, and drawings have won many awards including the prestigious Santa Fe Indian Market and Heard Museum.

Blackbird Gallery
323 Romero St. NW, Ste.16 – 243.9525 – BlackbirdGallery.Biz
Open House 5-8pm
Blackbird Gallery has recently added the wonderful southwestern landscape paintings from Placitas artist Vicki Van Vynckt to the gallery collection. She joins contemporary Native American artist (and local favorite) Farrell Cockrum, and Grants native Robert Perea as the featured trio in the unique Old Town gallery. Featured also this month are the Navajo cottonwood carvings from Matt Yellowman and an extensive new selection of Baltic Amber jewelry in with the usual mix of Navajo, Zuni and other Native American original jewelry creations; sculpture from Taos artist Michael Connor; Michael Cramer ceramic hand-made fountains and new pieces by Matthew Patton of Seattle, WA.

Di Camillo4Essence Gallery & Boutique
323 Romero St. NW, Suite 1 – 843.7367
Grand Opening with Live Music 5-9pm
Essence Gallery and Boutique celebrates its grand opening with works by featured artist Roger DiCamillo. His colorful oils and watercolors capture the beautiful scenes of Italy, southwest pueblos and Native dancers, and the luminescence of our universe. There will be Live Music during Artscrawl, by local band, Body and Soul Trio. Please come and enjoy the start of our 2014 Balloon Fiesta, and the start of this new business!

Yucca Art Gallery
206 1/2 San Felipe NW – 247.8931 – yuccaartgallery.com
Opening Reception 5-8pm
Yucca Art Gallery, a fixture of Old Town since 1964, spotlights the artistry of the Featured Artists for October; Renee Gentz, textile artist; Bob Curtis, metalworker; and Tricia Simmons, jeweler. The reception will include refreshments as well as demonstrations of machine quilting by Ms. Gentz and encaustic jewelry making by Ms. Simmons. Yucca Gallery features the work of 37 additional artists in a variety of mediums and styles as well.

purple sagePurple Sage Galeria
201 San Felipe NW – 450.4059 – purplesagegaleria.com
Reception 5-8pm
Purple Sage presents Western Backroads featuring Reid Bandeen and Susan Winkler. New Mexico artist Reid Bandeen paints western landscapes in the impressionist style in oil and is especially drawn to the magical light of the American Southwest. Susan Winkler’s passion is in plein-air painting and she prefers subjects that have made a positive impression on her, especially land- and seascapes, wildflowers, and gardens. She says, “I strive to infuse my paintings with the tranquility found in areas far from the bustle of the city.”

DOWNTOWN AREA

VSA – N4th Gallery
4904 Fourth Street NW – 345.2140 – vsartsnm.org
Reception 5-7pm
in·struct is an exhibit of artwork by the artist-teachers, administrative staff, and volunteers of North Fourth Art Center. The exhibition provides a glimpse into the artistic inspirations and working methods of the talented people who form the backbone of an organization that has served Albuquerque’s arts community for nearly thirty years. Curated by Jessica Pinto, Phillip With, and students in North Fourth Exploratory Day Arts programs.

harwood2Harwood Art Center
1114 7th Street NW – 242.6367 – harwoodartcenter.org
Opening Reception 6-8pm
Main gallery: Small Works: Ghost of Sea, by Alan Paine Radebaugh. In his Ghost of Sea paintings, Radebaugh depicts not only the strata and flora of the Great Plains but also his fascination with the geological formation of this region over millions of years. He melds images from one site with those from another to create an overall impression of the Plains—with a ghost-like feel of the ancient seas. Harwood Art Center presents the first exhibition of the Ghost of Sea project dedicated to the small paintings. Front gallery: On the Wings of a Dove: installation by Janet Yagoda Shagam. Funerals are a time when many people feel the need to connect with their roots. “On the Wings of a Dove” explores Jewish burial traditions in the context of the iconic dove. In the exhibition, Shagam joins the symbolic meaning of the Tahara with her personal beliefs and experiences. Even as a secular Jew, Shagam appreciates the wisdom imbued in our ancient traditions.

OT Circus
709 Central NW – 249.2231 – otcircus.com
Open House 5-8pm
OT Circus presents photography by Rachelle Carmen with works by surprise artists.

sumner2Sumner & Dene
517 Central NW – 842.1400 – sumnerdene.com
Artists Reception 5-8pm
Sumner & Dene is proud to present Jeannie Sellmer Landscapes & Abstracts. Few can paint such powerful and quality landscape paintings and equally paint abstract paintings. Her trademark texture, technique and use of color are in both genres but each are unique to Sellmer’s rich oil landscape and abstract paintings. Only the individual taste of the viewer can rate her work through personal favorites. Come see which are your favorites. After studying art in Boston, Sellmer moved to Albuquerque to paint the New Mexico landscape. Her love of the crisp Southwestern sky is evident in her paintings. Sellmer was recognized as a “Local Treasure” at the Albuquerque Museum of Art in 2011.

Concetta D Gallery
20 First Plaza NW – 243.5066 – concettadgallery.com
Open House 5-8pm
Elegant and Ageless, exciting works by new artists and old favorites. Also, modestly priced small keepsakes ideal for gifting. Featuring; Robert Kuester, Rich Nichols, Jeff Otis, Marilyn Yanke, Paul Cheng, Michael Natale, Nancy Chaboun, Dan Griggs, Wayne Cooper, Piao Xue Cheng, Anderson Giles, Carla d’Aguanno, David Harlan, David Kozikowski, and others. New estate pieces; von Hassler, Lloyd Goff, and Sheldon Parsons. After 6pm enter the building in the 2nd. St kiosk.

NOB HILL AREA

Matrix1Matrix Fine Art
3812 Central Ave SE, Suite 100 A – 268.8952 – matrixfineart.com
Reception 5-8pm
Matrix Fine Art is very excited to host the prestigious 2014 Pastel Society of New Mexico Signature Membership Show exhibiting more than 40 outstanding pastel artists. The status of “signature” member is hard earned through a complex point system calculated from exhibitions, awards and publications. This colorful exhibition will feature the flexibility and range of the pastel medium from lush landscapes, to animals, still lifes and portraits. This show will feature the leading talent of contemporary pastel artists in New Mexico

ng2New Grounds Print Workshop & Gallery
3812 Central Ave SE, Suite 100 B – 268.8952 – newgroundsgallery.com
Reception 5-8pm
New Grounds presents Alchemy of Image: The Language of Information Space. Ren Adams’ multi-media prints investigate the nature of emergence in the digital age. Synthesizing ideas found in physics, information theory, Eastern philosophy, archaeology, digital culture, mass media and linguistics, Adams embraces the interdisciplinary nature of mixed media, layering printmaking techniques with drawing, painting and digital processing. Demonstration of the collagraph process from 6:30-7pm during the reception.

spinal2A Spinal Health and Movement Center Gallery
316 Adams St. SE – 247.2373 – albuquerque-chiropractors.com
Opening Reception 6-9pm
The ARTScrawl’s newest member gallery presents Merge- A show of ceramic tile mosaics by Dani Jeffries. Dani Jeffries’ tile mosaics are representations of places she has visited that she found to be particularly remarkable for their beauty or the quality of the light. The tiles are each made by hand, glazed, and fired by the artist. The show will be up from October 1st through November 14th.

NORTHEAST HEIGHTS AREA

SE-OC Right Brain Gallery
3100 Menaul Blvd. NE – 816.0214 – se-oc-rightbraingallery.com
Reception 5-8pm
Please join us as the SE-OC Right Brain Gallery celebrates its first anniversary during the month of October! The celebration begins with a special reception for Augustine (Gus) Romero, who was selected as one of this year’s Local Treasures by the AABA. Gus is a Gallery Curator overseeing the South Broadway Cultural Center and Kimo Galleries. His work will be on display throughout the month of October. Prefer some adult time to peruse the art? Check out the Kids’ Night Out activities at Engineering For Kids (advance registration and fee required).

The Artistic Image
1101 Cardenas Dr. NE, Suite 206 – 554.2706 – PhotoArtNM.com
Artist’s Reception 5-9pm
Marie Maher says of her work, “Through my photography, I seek to not only depict the subject visually, but also express emotions, memories, or other intangible dimensions. I attempt to tell a story, to capture the essence of being in that specific place and time. Frequently, I will explore mystical (some would say dark) themes, and I am fascinated by dreams and the transition from sleep to awakening.” The show is a stunning must-see event. Show closes October 31.

the gallery abq2The Gallery ABQ
8210 Menaul Blvd. NE – 292.9333 – thegalleryabq.com
Artists’ Reception 5-8pm
The Gallery ABQ presents 2 Perspectives, featuring gallery artists Jerry Love, whose art reflects his grandfather’s era when the horse was still the mainstream of development in America, and Jean Porter, who creates art that provokes thought, encourages dialog and pleases the eye. Artist Insights, 6pm: Jean Porter shares her inspiration and techniques. The October Salon Exhibit features mixed media artist Rebecca Nolda. Show runs through October 27.

Homage

Weyrich Gallery
2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE – 883.7410 – weyrichgallery.com
Artist Reception 5-8:30pm
Homage: Porcelain Works, opens this fall at the Weyrich Gallery in Albuquerque, The Weyrich Gallery has been featuring the works of university students in porcelain vessels for almost two decades. UNM Assistant Professor Kathryne Cyman and invited students of the Arita, Japan Porcelain Process create new works in green and white inspired by the porcelain art of Sensei Manji Inoue, National Living Treasure of Japan. These porcelain works take on the challenges of carving and dual glaze applications, featuring local celadons and clear glazes. This showing reflects the respect and result of many creative struggles along with the love these porcelain ceramists have for the practice of this porcelain art from Arita, Japan. The University of New Mexico is where all these porcelain ceramists initially studied this art. Homage, includes porcelain works by Chris Casey, Jon Deyhle, Raymon Gomez, Nikki Denisson, Skyler Juillard, Christina Rockwell, Evan Steegle, Casey Pendergst, Rebecca Pendergast, and Rick Orlando.

For the seventh year, the Albuquerque Art Business Association will honor area artists who not only excel in the arts, but who have given back to their communities. By sharing their time, talent and passion, they help develop a whole new generation of art lovers and artists and ensure that New Mexico will continue to be home to thousands of working artists for many years to come. Please join us in celebrating the careers of nine Local Treasures:

Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, 2000 Mountain Road NW
Sunday, September 7, 2014,1-3pm

Speaker: A full-time artist since 1983 and Local Treasures award recipient in 2009, Angus Macpherson is a third-generation New Mexican. His grandfather came to New Mexico in 1890 to help build the railroads. His father was an attorney and a judge. Nowhere in his family was there an artist, so it’s not in his genes, but for him art has been a lifelong, accelerating love, not merely in his own work but for all art. “I enjoy looking at art more now than I did in my 40s and I enjoyed it more in my 40s than in my 30s. Really understanding art has a lot to do with giving it enough time.”

DrakeMarilyn Drake: Among the reasons Marilyn chose to move here from New York City was the dramatic landscape — the vistas, the light, the geology and native plants. It awakened her desire to be a fine artist, after years spent in commercial art. She is now a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of NM and has served as newsletter editor, website manager and exhibition chairperson. She was also president of Plein Air Painters of NM.

(Image: Sandia Autumn, pastel)

RomeroAugustine Romero: Augustine (Gus) Romero was born and raised in Colorado where he studied art and completed a BA in Graphic Design. He received an MA in Sculpture from New York University, taught at Parsons School of Design and participated in numerous New York exhibitions. He is a Gallery Curator overseeing the South Broadway Cultural Center and KiMo Galleries. He is generous with his time and expertise in helping artists and arts organizations prepare for meaningful exhibitions.

(Image: Remains of the Mexican Grey Wolf, wood and electrical conduit)

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George Howard Hayes III: Hauie is a prolific artist whose work is described as realistic yet fanciful and mystical. Hauie is known for his contributions to the local art scene having contributed numerous paintings for auction at charitable events and donating time and/or service to New Mexico Aids Services, the Hispanic Cultural Center and to the galleries that represent him. He is known for his generousity with young artists, donating both time and materials to local schools.

(Image: Sweet Dreams With The Desert Queens, Oil on Canvas)

shomakerDianna Shomaker: Dianna has been a public-health nurse, a professor, a researcher, a Dean and an anthropologist – but through it all, she has been an artist. She believes art should express a statement and feeling regardless of rendering, creating a painting that stretches the boundaries of light and space. She works in acrylic, oil, encaustic, ink and torn paper on rag board or canvas. Dianna is a community-centered person who devotes much of her time to others.

(Image: Where the Action Begins, acrylic and ink)

Reg Loving

Reg Loving: Reg has been a mainstay in the NM art scene since 1974. For years he was a social worker dealing mostly with children. After he became a full time artist, he worked placing artists in schools that did not have art instruction. Over the years he has donated his artwork to charity fundraisers and served as a member of the Bernalillo County Public Art Board from 2004-2010.

(Image: Egeria Series #6, acrylic on canvas)
Mary Sundstrom-Gramer

Mary Sundstrom-Gramer: Mary is an avid printmaker, illustrator, cut paper artist and teacher, active in the arts community for 30 years. She has illustrated 18 children’s book titles and an Audubon field guide series as well as museum exhibits. She is the recipient of a Rachel Allen Printmaking Fellowship at New Grounds and continues printmaking there as well as teaching workshops, mentoring printmakers and volunteering. She has donated art to many causes.

(Image: Between Dawn and Dusk, cut paper collage)

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Pam Lujan-Hauer: Pam is a potter who makes traditional micaceous pottery the way she learned from her aunts at Taos. She also experiments, making clay sculpture and jewelry in which she imbeds silver before firing. She often gives demonstrations of pottery making and has taught both children and adults. Presently, Pam is on the Board of Directors of the Indian Arts and Crafts Association (IACA), and is the President of the IACA Education Fund.

(Image: Turtle Pot, micaceous clay)

NewrenMarcia Newren: As a glass artist for more than 20 years, she has carried forward some of the environmental concerns that stem from her work as an archaeologist. Her innovations in kilnworked glass have been widely recognized. She is the recipient of many awards and was nominated for the Corning Award from Pilchuck Glass School (an institution founded by Dale Chihuly.) As a teacher, she opens her studio to children so they can enjoy and explore glass. She also helps artists working in other media incorporate glass elements.

(Image: Pollen, kiln fired glass)

Bart PrinceBart Prince: We are proud to give the President’s Award to Bart Prince for creating extraordinary livable art. Prince is a fourth generation New Mexican and internationally renowned architect known for creating remarkable residences. His style is called “organic”, a philosophy of architecture which promotes complete harmony between human habitation and the surrounding natural world. He is also a master of the art of model-making.

There will also be exhibits and receptions across Albuquerque for these artists:

First Friday Receptions September 5, 5-8:30pm:

Marilyn Drake at Purple Sage Gallery in Old Town

Reg Loving at Sumner & Dene in Downtown ABQ

Marcia Newren at Weyrich Gallery in The Heights, Dianna Shomaker at Framing Concepts Gallery in The Heights

Mary Sundstrom-Gramer at New Grounds Gallery in Nob Hill.

George Howard Hayes’ reception was on August 2nd but you can still view his work at The Old Schoolhouse Gallery in the East Mountains.

Augustine Romero will be at SE-OC Right Brain Gallery in The Heights on October 3 which is also the gallery’s first anniversary.

The October reception for Pam Lujan-Hauer at Wrights Indian Art in The Heights is TBA.

Gallerie Imaginarium
286.9500 – GallerieImaginarium.com – Open by Appointment
See the listing under The Old Schoolhouse Gallery for details.

Tinkertown Museum
121 Sandia Crest Rd., Sandia Park – 281.5233 -tinkertown.com
Tinkertown will be open 9am to 6pm with a Cowboy Poetry Festival 1-3pm. The Festival is sold out but Tinkertown is working on having it filmed and edited for youtube viewing.

HayesThe Old Schoolhouse Gallery
12504 North Highway 14, San Antonito – 281.1250 – theoldschoolhousegallery.com
Open House 10am-5pm
Gallerie Imaginarium and The Old Schoolhouse Gallery take great pleasure in featuring the work of George Howard Hayes III who has been selected a “Local Treasure” by the Albuquerque Art Business Association (AABA). Join in at the Old Schoolhouse Gallery for the last day of George Howard Hayes: A Local Treasure, a celebration of artwork described by the AABA as “realistic yet fanciful and mystical … (where) vivid colors and subtle nuance merge with striking attention to detail”. Albuquerque Museum of Art and History reception on September 7 from 1 to 3 pm.

Friday September 5th 4-6:30pm
Start at 1 Civic Plaza NW 10th Floor

Public Art has the power to inspire curiosity, encourage contemplation, facilitate dialogue, foster community spirit, and create a sense of place. Funded by 1% for art from voter approved general obligation bonds, the Bernalillo County Public Art collection boasts over 250 artworks. Located in county buildings, parks, community centers, libraries and outside of facilities, the collection enhances the quality of life for county citizens and visitors. Bernalillo County Cultural Services in collaboration with ARTScrawl presents BernCo Public ARTScrawl. Enjoy FREE LIVE MUSIC and FOOD at five dynamic art exhibits at three downtown locations. Start off at City/County Government Center, 1 Civic Plaza NW 10th Floor conference room B to pick up your map of the exhibits.

Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins, Commission Area, 10th Floor

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Eight by Alan Paine Radebaugh

A Cluster of Fragments, Alan Paine Radebaugh: Accomplished artist Alan Paine Radebaugh explores nature and abstraction in his recent body of work on paper and canvas. Since establishing his studio in New Mexico in 1979 Radebaugh has shown his work at numerous galleries including Magnifico Artspace, The Harwood Art Center and the Albuquerque Museum.

Judge Parks, Probate Judge’s Office, 6th Floor

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Artwork by Liam Hallada

“Focus on Youth 2013” Youth Photographers: Each year the Bernalillo County Arts Board purchases six photographs from the Focus on Youth Juried Student Photography Exhibit, an annual art show of photographs by high school students in Albuquerque. The selected photographs from the 2013 exhibit range in process from tintype – a method popularized in the 1860’s to cutting edge digital special techniques. The pieces range is subject matter from self-portraiture to street photography of a sleeping man and his dog on in Asia. These stellar photographs highlight the talents of Albuquerque youth.

Clerk Maggie Toulouse Oliver, Clerk’s Office, 6th Floor

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White Man’s Moccasins by Lee Marmon

“New Mexico Spirit” Lee Marmon: Portraits and landscape photographs by Native American photographer Lee Marmon from Laguna Pueblo were recently purchased for the 1% for the Art Collection. Marmon is globally recognized for his portraits of tribal elders and who were the last generation to live by their traditional ways and values. Marmon’s work has appeared in The New York Times, The Saturday Evening Post and Time. In 2006, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Santa Fe-based Southwestern Association for Indian Arts for the “legacy of integrity” his works have inspired during the 59 years that Marmon has been practicing his craft.

“New Mexico Spirit” Reg Loving: Reg Loving has shown extensively in Santa Fe and is well known for his abstractions and landscape paintings. His paintings, using acrylic and marble dust, have a sensuous texture and depth. He recently exhibited in an invitational show at the Museum of New Mexico in Albuquerque.

Tanya R Giddings, Assessor’s Office, 510 Tijeras, 1st Floor

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Collective work with Jade Leyva

“SEEDS: A Collective Voice” Jade Leyva and girls from the Youth Services Center: In June of 2014, The Girls Unit of The Bernalillo County Youth Services Center (BCYSC) participated in SEEDS as part of The Center’s commitment to providing unique experiential learning opportunities to detained youth as well as to challenge conventional confinement models Lead Artist Jade Leyva with the girls of the Youth Services Center created a large scale seed mural. At the heart of her project “SEEDS: a collective voice” Jade Leyva addresses seed preservation, sustainability and community nutrition. The girls working on this project learned determination, perseverance, and the rewards of methodical work. The concept of this mural represents the innate creativity contained within girls, provided these gifts are cultivated by their environment and the adults around them.

Commission Chair Debbie O’Malley, Bernalillo County Annex, 415 Tijeras, 1st Floor

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Alumni Chapel by Therese Evangel

“My Albuquerque”, Therese Evangel: Therese Evangel’s watercolors from “My Albuquerque” tell a story of the city she knows and loves. Some of these buildings are still standing and some that have been destroyed. They chronicle the changes and growth in this city. Their timeless personalities were shaped by the architects and builders who gave them life. She is represented in prestigious corporate collections including the University of New Mexico School of Law, Bank of New England, Transco Corporation and such private collections as the John Forbes collection and the Coors collection.

“Selected Works” Working Classroom Youth: Working Classroom is a multi-ethnic, inter-
generational community of student & professional artists, writers, actors and directors with a conscious commitment to supporting new and diverse voices and visions in the arts. They contribute to a more nuanced understanding of American identity by training aspiring artists and actors from historically ignored communities and creating art and theater by, for and about these communities.

For more info visit http://www.bernco.gov/public-art-program.

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