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Ann James Massey talk and raffle — A reception for Ann James Massey, who will talk on “Making of ‘The Blessing of the Animals’” is 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 23, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 7050 McNutt in La Union. The public is invited; RSVP by March 21 to Linda Larbi-Cherif, 240-5397 firstname.lastname@example.org. Information: stlukeslaunion.org.
Massey will talk about her recently completed award-winning painting, including her use of old masters’ techniques, the drawing process and paint application.
Meet the artist reception begins at 5 p.m. with talk by Massey at 6 p.m., followed by raffle drawing at 7 p.m. for her original drawing “Between the Pyramids.” Raffle tickets are $1; available at pushpay.com.pay.stlukeslaunion. Winners need not be present. Proceeds benefit the church.
Art Auction 2018 submissions — Submissions are being taken through Feb. 28 for KCOS-TV public television’s annual on-air juried art competition and fundraising auction set for Saturday and Sunday, April 21-22 and April 28-29. Entry is free; forms available at kcostv.org/artauction. Information: 594-5345.
All funds raised will go toward the award-winning programming from KCOS, El Paso and Southern New Mexico’s local PBS station.
Local artists display their best art work while giving viewers the chance to bid and win their favorite pieces.
• Local Flavor — a celebration of the best of the Paso del Norte region in all mediums.
• Figurative — a celebration of human form and representations of animals.
• Still Life and Landscapes- still life and non-regional landscapes in all mediums.
• Photography — photographs, limited editions, lithographs, and etchings.
• Contemporary & Mixed media — abstract, non-objective works, three-dimensional works in all media, including functional art.
Winner of each category receives $100 cash prize; best in show will receive $500. There will also be a non-juried Special Collections category, including works from Early El Paso artists and other special donations. Area artists of all mediums are invited to submit up to two entries each. Local galleries are also invited to submit work from the artists they represent.
Art Avenue Gallery — The gallery space is at 1618 Texas, Suite E. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Information: 213-4318, email@example.com or theartave.com.
Ballroom Marfa — 108 E. San Antonio Street in Marfa. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Information: (432) 729-3700, ballroommarfa.org, Facebook or artspace.com.
Showing through March 18: “Tierra. Sangre. Oro.,” works by Rafa Esparza. Esparza addresses and excavates the history of colonialism; labor and economic value scales; freedom, queer culture, and masculinity.
Opening April 13 is “Hyperobjects,” a group exhibition co-organized by philosopher and Rice University professor Timothy Morton and Ballroom Marfa Director & Curator Laura Copelin, engaging ideas from Morton’s theory to confront ecological issues. Opening reception is 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 13, with Marfa Myths performances from Laraaji with Arji Oceananda, and Visible Cloaks.
Bert Saldana Art Gallery — The gallery featuring Southwestern Art is at 1501 Main Street in the San Elizario Arts District. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: 479-2926 or bertsaldana.com.
Chamizal galleries — Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Franklin G. Smith Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; weekends by request. Admission is free. Information: 532-7273 or nps.gov/cham/.
Chinati Foundation — Marfa, Texas. Created by artist Donald Judd, the Chinati Foundation houses one of the world’s largest collections of permanently installed contemporary art. The collection is open for guided tours throughout the year at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Grounds close at 5 p.m. Admission is $10 ($5 for students, seniors). Full tour is $25 ($10 students). Information: (432) 729-4362 or chinati.org.
Crossland Gallery — The El Paso Art Association’s gallery is at 500 W. Paisano (in the Art Junction of El Paso). Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is free. Information: 534-7377, firstname.lastname@example.org, CrosslandArtGallery.com, or on Facebook.
Showing March 2-31: “Declassified’ EPCC student art show. Opening reception is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 2.
Artist entries being sought through March 28 for “On the Menu.”
Life Drawing lessons are offered 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Art Junction upstairs; and 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays at the Glasbox, 210 Poplar. Cost: $10; students bring their own supplies.
Spring Art classes in watercolor, acrylic and oil offered Saturdays, March 17-May 5. Cost: $140.
Dozal Art Gallery — The gallery of award-winning artist Robert Dozal is at 1445 Main Street in the San Elizario Art District. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, or by appointment. Information: 777-5237 or robertdozalartwork.weebly.com.
Dozal’s portraits and landscapes range from very realistic to expressionistic in style. He specializes in oil, watercolor and acrylics.
El Paso Museum of Art — One Arts Festival Plaza, downtown El Paso. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Closed Mondays and holidays. Admission is free unless noted otherwise. Information: 212-0300 or elpasoartmuseum.org.
Showing through June 17: “Papel Chicano Dos,” the new touring exhibition of 65 contemporary works on paper from the collection of Cheech Marin, exploring Chicano identity from the Chicano Revolution to present day.
Two special events noon to 4 p.m. on selected Saturdays:
• March 3: Papel Chicano Celebration with art-making activities, food trucks, a display of classic low-rider cars, live music and vinyl sessions by Mother of Pearl Vinyl.
• March 31: Jesus “Cimi” Alvarado hosts “Baikas!,” a guided bicycle tour of El Segundo Barrio’s mural. Tour begins and ends at EPMA; bring a bicycle and water. RSVP: at 212-3068 or EPMArsvp@elpasotexas.gov.
Showing March 2-June 24: “The Empire of Texas,” black-and-white photographs by El Paso photographer Richard Baron. Baron has been roaming the big state of Texas in a project that captures its elevated highways, monumental road signs, abandoned storefronts, drive-in movie screens, and other landscape features.
Showing through May 13: “Ethics, Excess and Extinction,” recent works by an international array of artists that explore the theme of endangered animal species.
Gallery focus talks on pieces from the permanent collection are 7 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, March. 8 and 22, led by UTEP students.
Art Talks: Contemporary Art event is 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 24, with live musical performances. A floating basketball, a beeswax sculpture, and a large pink painting constitute three contemporary artworks now on view at EPMA. With live musical performances, art historian Samuel Rodriguez guides a conversation in how to understand these works and explains their impact on the art world in the late twentieth century. No reservations required.
The string trio of violinist Kurt Nikkanen, violist Scott Rawls and Grammy-winning cellist Zuill Bailey performs noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 29, as part of the free Bach’s Lunch Jr. concert series designed for children ages 6 and up and their families. Presented in partnership with El Paso Pro-Musica.
The museum houses a permanent collection of more than 7,000 works of art with strengths in American and Mexican art and European art, including a collection of 13th to 18th century paintings and sculptures donated by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.
Spring Break art camp classes are Tuesday through Friday March 13-16. Advance registration required. Morning classes are $75 ($60 museum members); ceramic classes are $86 ($70 members). Information, registration: 212-3062, email@example.com or elpasoartmuseum.org.
El Paso Studio Tour call for artists — The 11th annual El Paso Artists Studio Tour invites artists to participate at its open studio events April 14-15 and April 22-22. The April 14-15 tour includes Eastside, Northeast, Downtown, Central and Mission Valley.
The April 21-22 tour includes studios in the West Side and Upper Valley.
Hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Deadline to register is March 12. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org. Online registration at pleinairpaintersofelpaso.com.
Art lovers browse the private studios, meet the artists and shop for fine art. Admission is free and refreshments are served at each studio. Sponsored by the Plein Air Painters of El Paso and El Paso Scene.
EPCC Faculty Art Showcase — El Paso Community College Art Discipline Faculty and Staff Art Exhibition runs March 6-29, at the Administrative Service Center Foyer, Building A, 9050 Viscount, as part of the Spring Art Festival. Closing day reception is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 29. Admission is free. Information: 831-2393 or epcc.edu/events/artsfestival.
The 2018 Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opens April 3 in the foyer, Building A.
Escamilla Fine Art Gallery, Studio and Gift Shop — 1445 Main Street in San Elizario. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday and by appointment. Information: 851-0742 or 474-1800, or albertoescamilla.com.
Hal Marcus Gallery — 1308 N. Oregon. The gallery specializes in local and early El Paso art. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; noon to 7 p.m. Thursday or by appointment. Information: 533-9090 or halmarcus.com.
Showing through April 13 are works of four of the best-known Early El Paso artists: Jose Cisneros, Bill Rakocy, Manuel Acosta and Tom Lea.
The gallery, established in 1996, is owned and operated by local artist Hal Marcus and his wife, Patricia Medici, and managed by Ruben Vasquez.
Marcus’s home and studio, located across the street, are available for personal tours.
Ho Baron Sculpture Garden and Studio – Baron’s surreal outdoor sculpture garden at 2830 Aurora (at Piedras) is visible from the street, featuring several of his large-scale works. His indoor studio hours are noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays, or by appointment. The indoor studio features his sculpture, drawings, and art assemblages as well as access to a second private sculpture garden. Information: 915-562-7820 or hobaron.com
International Museum of Art — 1211 Montana. The museum is operated by the International Association for the Visual Arts in the historic Turney Home. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday Thursday and Friday, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free guided tours available on a walk-in basis. Admission is free. Information: 543-6747, internationalmuseumofart.net or on Facebook.
The annual Kermezaar juried arts festival is 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 7-8, featuring arts and crafts, food trucks and live music. Admission: $5; age 12 and younger free.
Krystyna Robbins Studio — Krystyna Robbins’s Spring Studio Workshop, “Darken your Darks and Lighten your Lights” for oils and acrylics is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, April 10-12, at the Robbins Studio, 5070 Yucca, off Country Club. Beginners welcome; bring a camera and lunch. Cost: $65 per day. Information: 584-0953,email@example.com or krystynarobbins.com.
La Galeria de la Misíon de Senecú — The Ysleta Independent School District’s gallery is at 8455 Alameda. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free. Information: 434-9703, 434-9711, or on Facebook at YISDFineArts.
Los Visionaries Studio — 1931 Myrtle. The art collective “blurs the lines between street, fine, and conceptual art,” and consists of 11 members with backgrounds from art, design, architecture, photography, music and film. Information at losvisionaries.com or on Facebook.
Rio Bravo Watercolorists — The group’s monthly meeting is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, at Schwartz Branch Library, 1865 Dean Martin. This month’s program is “Fixing Watercolor Painting Mistakes.” Artists Judy Hampton and Julie Caffee Cruz will discuss various methods for removing errors and adjusting aspects of watercolor art pieces. The public is invited. Information: Linda Parsons, 549-2950.
Rubin Center — UTEP’s Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts is off Dawson Drive next to the Sun Bowl. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (open until 7 p.m. Thursday) and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. Information: 747-6151, rubincenter.utep.edu or on Facebook at RubinCenter.
Showing through April 6:
• The 2018 UTEP Department of Art Biennial Faculty Exhibition. Participating artists are Kim Bauer, Therese Bauer, Tom Birkner, Vincent Burke, Angel Cabrales, Antonio Castro, Derek Caulfield, Clive Cochran, John Dunn, Nicholas Gialanella, Anne M. Giangiulio, Nabil Gonzalez, David Griffin, Manuel Guerra, Debbie Hartmann, Anna Jaquez, Heather Kaplan, Alexandra McGovern, Davinia Miraval, Jacob Munoz, Irene A. O’Leary, Dave Mc Intyre, SV Randall, Hector Romero, Daniel Szwaczkowski and Jessica Tolbert. Also participating are students in the UTEP Department of Art.
Gallery Talks with Faculty Artists and Friends are noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays through April 5 (no talk March 15):
• March 1: Kim Bauer and Dominic Dousa, “Composition in Art and Music.”
• March 8: John Dunn and Nick Gialanella, “Where Does the Photographs Exists — Digital Versus Analog.”
• March 22: Terri Bauer, Anna Jaquez and Jessica Tolbert, “Subtle Gestures - Working on a Small Scale.”
• March 29: Manny Guerra and Karl Whitaker,“ Prints: Breaking Out of the Time Zone.”
• April 5: Antonio Castro and Ben Saenz, “The Poetics of Collaboration.”
Showing through April 6 in the atrium: “Fiamma Montezelmomo: Passing,” a solo exhibition of the artist installed on the US-Mexico border hosted by Proyectos Impala of Ciudad Juarez, and the immersive installation “Neon Afterward,” featuring words of fluorescent LED blue lights extracted from the Borges’ short story, “The Anthropologist.”
Showing March 1-May 4 in the Project Space: winning pieces from the “Siqueiros-Pollock Bi-National Painting Exhibition,” organized by El Centro Cívico S-Mart in Juárez with the support of the Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez, UTEP and Mantis Editors of Guadalajara. Jurors are Marisa Sage, Director, NMSU Gallery; and Santiago Espinosa de los Monteros, a renowned Mexican journalist and art critic.
Opening reception is 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1.
San Elizario Art District — Several galleries and artist studios are located 1445 to 1501 Main Street near the San Elizario Plaza on the Mission Trail. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: 474-1800 or 851-0093.
To get there, take Loop 375 South from I-10, exit Socorro Rd., then drive 7 miles east to Main Street.
Featured gallery artists include Albert Escamilla, Robert Dozal, Rob Mack, Palmira Lopez, Manuel Alvarado, Maria Branch, Bert Saldaña, Joanna Franco, Melissa Himes, M. Concepcion, Robert Lichlyter, Amado Pena Jr. and Arturo Avalos.
Star City Studio — The music studio and gallery is at 120 W. Castellano. Information: starcitystudioproductions.com, or 240-5756.
Showing through March 31: “Sleeping with Lions,” an exhibit of new works by gallery owner Pat Olchefski-Winston. The paintings are inspired by Pat’s trip to Africa in October 2017, which included a five-day safari and another five days living on preserve for endangered giraffes. The exhibit, which includes images of lions, cheetahs, hippos, rhinos, Cape buffalo, crocodiles and even owls.
Art Obscura Gallery — The fine arts, antiques and collectibles shop and gallery is at 3206 Harrelson in Las Cruces at Mesilla Park. Showing Jan. 7: “Fault Lines,” oil paintings by Aa Studio — 2645 Doña Ana Road (Calle de Oro). The gallery features emerging artists as well as the multimedia work by gallery owner Roy van der Aa. Information: (575) 520-8752.
Showing March 8-April 8 are oil/mixed media paintings on sculpted and texturized canvases by Las Cruces artist Kathleen Deasy. Opening Reception is 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 9.
Art Obscura Gallery — The fine arts, antiques and collectibles shop and gallery is at 3206 Harrelson in Las Cruces at Mesilla Park. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: (575) 494-7256, Artobscuragallery.com or on Facebook.
ArtRageous — Doña Ana Arts Council offers community art classes 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, at DAAC Arts & Cultural Center, in Bulletin Plaza, 1740 Calle de Mercado, Suite D. Classes include materials, light refreshments and a glass of wine. No experience is necessary; all levels welcome. Wear old or smock. Cost $30 per class. Class size limited. Proceeds support the non-profit’s community art programs for children. No classes March 14. Registration: (575) 523-6403 or daarts.org.
• March 7: Laurel Weathersbee, torn paper landscapes
• March 21: Sherry Doil-Carter, Book Short, creating a collage of ideas
• March 28: Sally Quillin, painting a purple iris in acrylic (also at 2 to 4 p.m.)
• April 4: Tiffany Figueroa, abstract painting with fluorescents and black light effects.
Cutter Gallery — 2640 El Paseo (at University), Las Cruces. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Information: (575) 541-0658 or thecuttergallery.com.
Showing through April 13: More than two dozen watercolors by Las Cruces artist Robert Highsmith depicting the desert southwest landscape. Highsmith has received over 100 awards for watercolor, including the New Mexico Governors Award for Excellence. Opening reception is 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 3.
DAAC Arts & Cultural Center — The gallery at the new Arts Council Arts & Culture Center, 1740 Calle de Mercado. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information: (575) 523-6403 or daarts.org.
Featured in March is “My Abstract World,” abstract acrylic paintings by Trish Hall. Opening reception and artist meet and greet is 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 3. Refreshments served.
Downtown Ramble — The City of Las Cruces hosts an evening of music and art 5 to 7 p.m. the first Friday of the month at art venues of in a seven-block stretch of Las Cruces Downtown Mall. Information: (575) 647-0508.
‘Here and Now’ submissions — Las Cruces Museum of Art invites submissions for Here and Now, a regional exhibition to be displayed at both the Museum of Art and NMSU University Art Gallery May 11-July 21. Online, digital submissions will be accepted through March 30 at uag.nmsu.edu/hereandnow/. Information: (575) 541-2137 and las-cruces.org/museums.
Las Cruces Arts Fair — Doña Ana Arts Council’s 8th annual regional juried fine arts event is March 16-18, in the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E University. This year’s featured artist is award-winning local artist Nancy Frost Begin. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Entertainment offered Friday and Saturday, and food and beverages available for purchase.
Admission: $10 for any 2 days; advance tickets available at 2 for $15 through March 16 at Hold My Ticket, at the Cutter Gallery, 2640 El Paseo, or at the DAAC office, 1740 Calle de Mercado, Suite B-D. Children 12 and under are admitted free. Information: (575) 523-6403 or DAArts.org.
One hundred artists from across the country, some returning favorites and other first-time exhibitors, will offer work in numerous categories, including fiber arts, jewelry, mixed media, prints and photography, pottery and glass, painting, drawing and woodwork, metalwork and sculpture.
Kickoff event if 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 16, to see and buy work directly from the artists.
Returning this year is a Quick Art contest 11 a.m. to noon Sunday. Artists will create a work of art on the spot, which then will be sold at a silent auction. New this year will be the youth Quick Art contest 1 to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, for artists aged 18 and under. Space in each category is limited to 20 artists.
Las Cruces Museum of Art — 491 N. Main (Downtown Mall). Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday (until 8 p.m. Thursday), 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, plus 5 to 7 p.m. during the First Friday Ramble (March 2). Closed Sunday and Monday. Information: (575) 541-2137 or las-cruces.org/museums.
Showing through April 7: “Politics on Paper: Art with an Agenda from the SUArt Collection,” featuring works from the Syracuse University Art Galleries. The exhibition highlights a selection of works on paper by noted artists focused on social and political commentary from the 1600s to the present day. Represented artists include historical figures such as Jaques Callot, Honore Daumier, Francisco Goya, Elizabeth Catlett, Kathe Kollwitz, and Andy Warhol, among others.
Reading Art Book Club meets at 2:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of every month, next door in the Museum of Nature and Science classroom.
Artrageous free art appreciation activities are 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday.
Studio Art Classes Spring 2018 Session Two runs, March 28-May 12. Classes include intermediate and advanced ceramics, oil and watercolor painting, printmaking and more for all level. Registration for Session Two registration runs through March 24. Call museum for details.
‘March Moments’ — Works by the 10am-ers are featured through March at Southwest Environmental Center, 275 N. Main, in Las Cruces. The exhibit relates to 8 moments that occur in March, such as World Wildlife Day, National Plant a Flower Day, Ides of March and National Walk in a Park Day. Opening reception is 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 2, during the monthly art ramble. Information: (575) 522-5552.
Mesilla Valley Fine Arts Gallery — 2470-A Calle de Guadalupe in Mesilla, across from the Fountain Theatre. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The gallery features more than 30 artists in various media. New works displayed every three months. Information: (575) 522-2933 or mesillavalleyfinearts.com.
Receptions are 1 to 4 p.m. the first Saturday of each month. Featured artists for March are oil painter Yvonne Postelle and basket weaver Michael Shalett.
Mesquite Art Gallery — 340 N. Mesquite, Las Cruces. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Information: (575) 640-3502 or mesquiteartgallery.com.
Rokoko Art Gallery — 1785 Avenida de Mercado in Mesilla. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays; most other days by appointment. Information: (505) 690-6915 or rokokoart.com.
Second Saturday Open Artist Studios — Several Las Cruces artists will host studio open houses noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 10.
• Kathleen Deasy, 625 Van Patten (oils and mixed media on canvas and paper). Information: (828) 467-9060.
• Dunklee’s Art Studio, 1201 2nd. Artist Penny Duncklee will show her watercolors, prints and cards. Information: (575) 523-1889.
• Roy Van der AA nonobjective media, 2645 Dona Ana Road.
• Leslie Toombs’ studio at 429 Reeves, featuring her pastels, oils and mixed media. Information: (575) 523-1060.
• Sonya Fe’s studio at 2055 Cortabella, original prints and cards in oils. Information: (916) 606-8213.
Artists wanting to participate in future events should notify Deasy one month prior. Information: (828) 467-9060 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Gallery at Big Picture — 2001 E. Lohman, Suite 109, in Las Cruces (in Arroyo Plaza). Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Information: (575) 647-0508.
thetheatregallery — Black Box Theatre lobby, 430 N. Downtown Mall in Las Cruces. Open one hour prior to Black Box performances and by appointment. Information: (575) 523-1223.
Tombaugh Gallery — First Unitarian Universalist Church of Las Cruces, 2000 S. Solano. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Information: (575) 522-7281 or uuchurchlc.org.
The gallery seeks submissions through April 1 for its 2019 exhibitions. Submissions open to regional artists age 18 or older within a 300-mile radius of Las Cruces. Nontraditional media or subject matter is welcome; all artwork must be for sale. For a full prospectus, contact Judy Licht at email@example.com.
Tombaugh Gallery call for artists — The gallery at Unitarian Universalist Church of Las Cruces, 2000 S. Solano, seeks submissions through April 1 for its 2019 exhibitions. Submissions open to regional artists age 18 or older within a 300-mile radius of Las Cruces. Nontraditional media or subject matter is welcome; all artwork must be for sale. For a full prospectus, contact Judy Licht at firstname.lastname@example.org. Information: (575) 522-7281 or uuchurchlc.org or on Facebook at TombaughGallery.
Other So. New Mexico
Art Hop — MainStreet Truth or Consequences sponsors the event 6 to 9 p.m. the second Saturday of each month (March 10) in the downtown gallery district. The event features the monthly art opening of new shows throughout the galleries of Truth or Consequences, including fine arts, pottery, and fabric arts. Many shops and restaurants stay open late for this monthly event, with live music in several locations. Information torcmainstreet.org.
Cloudcroft Art Society Gallery – The gallery is in the “Red Brick Schoolhouse” at the intersection of Burro Avenue and Swallow Place in Cloudcroft, N.M. Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday (summer and fall). Admission is free. Information: Cloudcroft Art Society on Facebook.
Works include paintings (all media), photography, pottery, pine needle baskets, intarsia(wood designs), prints and cards.
Deming Arts Center — The Deming Arts Council’s gallery and gift shop is at 100 Gold Street in Deming, N.M. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission is free. Information, details: (575) 546-3663, demingarts.org or on Facebook
Showing March 2-29: Annual Student Shows.
Works by elementary students featured March 1 to 14, with an artist reception 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 3.
Intermediate, middle school and high school students works exhibited March 15-30, with an artist reception 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 17.
The annual Quilting Bees Quilt Show is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday, March 9-11, with a trunk show, and a 2 p.m. drawing for a raffle quilt.
Rio Bravo Fine Art — 110 Broadway in Truth or Consequences, N.M. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Information: (575) 894-0572 or riobravofineartgallery.com.
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