Support NM Wilderness Alliance

Richard and I are both pleased to participate in the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance‘s (NMWA) exhibit: WILDERNESS: land untrammeled. The NMWA is “dedicated to protecting the increasingly rare wild places within [New Mexico’s] public lands.” Continue reading “Support NM Wilderness Alliance”

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¡Globalquerque!

Every year we look forward to ¡Globalquerque! If you love world music, don’t miss this event. We’ll be on the road this year at the Armonk Outdoor Art Show in Armonk, NY. But we hope that you will take the opportunity to attend. Hi    Continue reading “¡Globalquerque!”

New Works Combine Art and Poetry

Richard and I are on the road. We’ve just completed shows in Milwaukee, WI and Rochester, MI. Now we’re headed to Philadelphia, PA and Armonk, NY. (Go to https://littlebirddepapelblog.wordpress.com/arts-and-crafts-shows/ to see a list of my remaining 2017 shows.)  Continue reading “New Works Combine Art and Poetry”

Featured Artist: Jade Leyva

Jade LeyvaJade Leyva, 2017 Local Treasures Designee, was born in Mexico City and now makes her home in New Mexico. Her work combines influences from Magical Realism to Pre-Columbian and Postmodernism. On the surface, Jade’s work often appears whimsical, but a closer look leads the viewer into a deeper reflection on her central themes of art, love, unity, and our fragile relationship to Mother Earth.  Her series of iconic women is especially intriguing and thought-provoking. Continue reading “Featured Artist: Jade Leyva”

First Friday Artscrawl: Local Treasures

For ten years, the Albuquerque Art Business Association (AABA) has honored local artists who not only excel in the arts, but have given back to their communities. The 2017 Local Treasures Designees include: Elaine Bolz, Jade Leyva, Renee Gentz, Mark Horst, Cheryl Godin and Ilene Weiss. Continue reading “First Friday Artscrawl: Local Treasures”

July ARTScrawlABQ

Some of the events scheduled for ARTful Saturday on July 15, 2017 in Albuquerque, NM

ARTful Saturdays

Albuquerque artists and patrons look forward every month to ARTScrawlABQ‘s First Friday ARTScrawl (5-8 pm) and ARTful Saturday (third Saturday from 1-4 pm). While First Friday ARTScrawls are city-wide events. ARTful Saturdays highlight galleries in different parts of town each month, rotating among galleries in Old Town, Downtown, Nob HIll and the Northeast Heights. Continue reading “July ARTScrawlABQ”

Creating New Art with Dry-Point Etching

creating new art with dry-point etching

Recently, I took a class in dry-point etching to add new techniques to my quiver of techniques for printmaking. It was taught by Ren Adams at New Grounds Print Workshop. I had a lot of fun learning this technique, especially when I got to use dry-point to etch images onto milk cartons! I also learned to do dry-point etching on tin and on plexiglass. Continue reading “Creating New Art with Dry-Point Etching”