Spring winds are with us in Silver City and the weather is lovely. Beauty abounds at Light Art Space with the installation of “Beauty Where You Find It: an exhibition to honor the recipients of the Denis Roussel Awards.” The hand-made photographic prints, made utilizing 19th and 20th-century techniques, by 20 artists from England, Spain, and across the United States, provide the viewer with a unique in-person art experience. Reception this Friday 5 pm – 7 pm.
Light will now be open on Sundays from 10 am – 3 pm Join us in Silver City for First Friday Gallery Walks!
Spring is here and activities are picking up at Light Art Space. Here is a list of upcoming events:
Beauty Where You Find It:
An exhibition to honor the recipients of the Denis Roussel Awards
This exhibition features photographic work by 20 artists from across the globe. These award-winning artists create hand-made photographs using alternative 19th and 20th-century printing processes.
Diana Bloomfield, Luther Gerlach, Tina Rowe, Susan Bryant, Karen Hymer, Elizabeth Ellenwood, Megan Bent, Brenton Hamilton, Julia Martin, Gregory Brophy, Lesha Rodriguez, Chris Bennett, Kathryn Mayo, Denis Roussel, David Russo, Gerardo Stübing, Maria Isabel LeBlanc, Robert Treat, Anna Rotty, Melanie Walker.
May 6th, 2022 – June 26th, 2022
Reception Friday, May 6th, 5 pm – 7 pm
Light Art Space will reopen February 4th with an in-person reception, 5 pm – 7 pm. We are pleased to present photography by Grant County Photographers and new work by Light Art Space artists. Future exhibitions include drawings by Joel Armstrong, black and white photographs of White Sands National Park by Emmitt Booher, and a group exhibition of alternative photography by the recipients of the Denis Roussel awards. Here is the spring schedule of exhibitions and workshops…
Living near the Borderlands:
photographic imagery by Grant County Photographers
Dunes & Dreams : A Portrait of White Sands National Park
North Gallery at Light Art Space March 11, 2022 – April 30th Reception Friday, March 11, 5 pm – 7 pm
“These photographs reflect an introspective and intimate observation of this environment and as a metaphor of our world today. They invite the observer to take pause, to absorb the fragile landscape, and explore the diversity of this complex ecosystem.” Emmitt Booher
Beauty Where You Find It An exhibition to honor the recipients of the
Denis Roussel Awards
May 6th – June 26th
Reception Friday, May 6th, 5 pm – 7 pm
Denis Roussel, Diana Bloomﬁeld, Luther Gerlach, Tina Rowe, Susan Bryant, Karen Hymer, Elizabeth Ellenwood, Megan Bent, Brenton Hamilton, Julia Martin, Gregory Brophy, Lesha Rodriguez, Kaitlyn Danielson, Chris Bennett, Kathryn Mayo, David Russo, Ole Brodersen, Gerardo Stübing, Maria Isabel LeBlanc, Robert Treat, Anna Rotty, Melanie Walker https://lightartspace.com/exhibition/beauty-where-you-find-it/
Transferred and Embedded Imagery with Encaustic, with Sherrie Posternak Saturday, February 19th, 9 am – 5 pm and Sunday, February 20th, 9 am – 5 pm 2022
Experimental Printmaking without a Press: Monotype and Image transfer, with Carmen Ruiz
Saturday, March 26th, 10 am – 4 pm, 2022
Drawing with Colored Pencil, with Joel Armstrong Saturday, April 9th,10 am – 4 pm, 2022
Tri-Color Gum Printing with Diana H. Bloomfield
Saturday, May 7th, 9 am – 5 pm and Sunday, May 8th, 9 am – 4 pm 2022
Photopolymer Gravure Workshop for Photographers with Karen Hymer
Monday, May 9th, 9 am – 5 pm 2022
Light Art Space is open today and Saturday 11 am – 5 pm (weather permitting)
Stop in for the final days of Stages, An Art Making Life by Mimi Peterson A Revolution in Wood by Juan Velasco
We will be closed all of January, however the life drawing session will continue
Visit lightartspace.com to preview 2022 exhibitions and workshops
We hope to see you in Silver City in the new year.
In these final weeks of 2021, Flash and I wish you a lovely holiday season and a Healthy and Happy 2022.
Light Art Space will remain open through January 1st and then will be closed until early February.
We hope you will stop in to view all the wonderful art we have on display. The retrospect of Mimi Peterson’s work and the wood sculptures by Juan Velasco are not to be missed! We have small and large pieces available, all at Silver City prices. If you can’t visit in person, I am available, by email or phone, to help you find that special gift.
11 am – 5 pm
Saturday, December 18th
Tuesday 21st, Wednesday 22nd, and Thursday 23rd
Thursday 30th, Friday 31st, and Saturday, January 1st.
Light Art Space is pleased to announce two final exhibitions of 2021. “Stages, An Art Making Life” is a retrospect by Mimi Calise Peterson featuring work from 1986 – 2021. Juan Valesco has filled the Flash Gallery with “A Revolution in Wood” – one-of-a-kind wood sculptures made from local woods. The work of these two Silver City artists will be on display through January 1st.
Join us for the reception tonight, 5 pm – 7 pm
Classes and Workshops
We wish you a lovely holiday season full of light and love.
We will be closed from January 2nd – February 3rd, 2022.
November Greetings! This is the final week to view Bound the juried printmaking exhibition in the North Gallery. The variety of imagery and techniques employed makes Bound an exciting viewing experience. Saints, Superheroes, and the Demonized, Printmaking by Marco Sánchez in the Flash Gallery continues through November 27th. Keep reading for information on three upcoming exhibitions, open studio drawing, and spring workshop…
Reception Friday, November 19th, 4 pm – 6 pm
Live Music on the patio 5 pm – 6 pm
Featuring the work of 18 local artists:
Ann Alexander, Julie Enos, Sandy Feutz, Stacey Gagle, Mary Gates, Jeff Haynie, Karen Lauseng, Ceci McNicoll, Rhonda Munzinger, Susan Hall Porter, Miriam Richer, Gay Scheibl, Jennifer A. Tepper, Sally Tilton, Tom Vaughn, Mariah Walker, Maryam Weidner, Kit West
Two Solo exhibitions by Light Art Space artists Mimi Calise Peterson and Juan Velasco
Reception Friday, December 3rd, 5 pm – 7 pm
Open Studio figure Drawing Sessions
with Joel Armstrong
Weekend at the Galleries, Southwest Print Fiesta, new exhibitions, workshops…
Here is the scoop:
Friday, Oct. 8th:
4 pm – 8 pm Reception for BOUND and SAINTS, SUPERHEROES, AND THE DEMONIZED.
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Juror’s gallery talk. Chip Thomas and Thea Gahr.
5:30pm – 6:30 pm. Artist talk with Marco Sanchez.
Saturday, Oct. 9th: 11 am – 7:00 pm Weekend at the Galleries self-guided downtown walk
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Receptions at the galleries
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm DEMOS by the Southwest Women’s Fiber Arts Collective (outside in the garden)
11:00 am – 3:00 pm Art Auction- Silver City Art Association. Raven and Gila monsters by local artists, bidding closes at 3:00 pm at the Maker’s Market downtown. (silvercityart.com) see photos of a few below
All-day events as part of the Southwest Print Fiesta (southwestprintfiesta.org for schedule)
Sunday, Oct. 10th 10 am – 3:00 pm Weekend at the Galleries self-guided downtown walk
9:30 am – 4:00 pm Workshop(in person): Exploring the Exquisite Corpse: Printing collaborative text into an accordion book. With Jo Andersen and Maria Lee There are still a few spots left- more information and to register: https://lightartspace.com/product/exploring-the-ex…n-accordion-book/