Friday, August 29, 2008

New Work by Emily Trovillion and Focus on Local Treasure Frank McCulloch

Emily Trovillion
Big Head
Oil on canvas on board
18 x 24”

Trovillion’s oil paintings feature detailed and lovingly rendered figures blending subjects from carnival to evidence of natural and unnatural disasters. Emily Trovillion was named one of New Mexico’s top 150 artists in an article in the June/July 2008 issue of the Santa Fean Magazine.

Frank McCulloch
Luna de Miel
Oil on Canvas
48 x 66"

Frank McCulloch, one of the ten artists awarded the title of “Local Treasure” as part of the month-long celebration of the arts in Albuquerque, is a New Mexico icon who has greatly contributed to the arts as teacher, artist and musician. He describes his lush expressive paintings as “landscapes of the mind.”

There will be a special celebration of a 12 Local Treasures at the Albuquerque museum, Sunday Sept. 21st at 2:00pm. Find out more about Local Treaures at

Exhibition dates: September 5 - 27
(Early Bird Preview: September 2 - 5)

First Friday Artscrawl Reception: September 5, 5 – 8:00 PM

Sunday, August 17, 2008

September Show- Dwelling in the Form: Etchings and Paintings by Takahiko Hayashi

Takahiko Hayashi
D-28, Aug. 2004
Painting and Mixed Media
17 x 11.5"

Takahiko Hayashi lives and works in Japan where he is a rising star. His etchings and pigment paintings are composed out of hundreds of detailed lines creating masterfully bold abstractions, often with vibrant color. His work is best described as abstract landscapes although it also reflects his interest in philosophy such as the writing of Lao-Tse.

Exhibition dates: September 5 - 27
(Early Bird Preview: September 2 - 19)

Artscrawl Reception: September 19, 5 – 8:00 PM (the artist will be present)