Weekend at the Galleries & SW Print Fiesta!

This is a great weekend to visit Silver City!  Friday evening join us at LAS for a public reception for two new printmaking exhibitions.

Push & Pull, juried by Frank Rose director of Hecho a Mano gallery in Santa Fefeatures hand-made prints by 19 artists from across the United States.  Don’t miss the amazing work.  Exhibiting Artists:  Paul Acevedo Gomez, Justin Barfield, Stephanie Berrie, Douglas Bosley, Nancy Dodd, Joshua Flores, Raluca Iancu, Mario Kiran, Julianna Kirwin, Stephanie Koply, Lujiang Li, David Manje, Peter Nickel, Mike Pennekamp, Abigail Ranic, Anders Sandstrom, Roxanne Sexauer, Diane Vera-Ureño, Sharon Whitham.

Pressed: Five Printmakers in the Southwest present a variety of processes including collagraph, woodblock, monotype, drypoint, transfers, cyanotype, handmade books, silkscreen, and 3D constructions.
Work by Jo Andersen, Cristina Cardenas, Jamie Karolich, Carmen Ruiz and Glory Tacheenie-Campoy.
The dates for both exhibitions are October 7th – November 12th, 2022.
Reception: Friday, October 7th, 5pm – 7pm.

Weekend at the Galleries takes place Saturday 10 am – 7 pm, and Sunday 10 am – 3 pm. Stop in to see new work and demonstrations, and enjoy refreshments.  Pick up a map/brochure at Light Art Space.  The Silver City Art Association creature auction fundraiser will also take place on Saturday at the makers Market downtown. Come bid on your favorite Javelina, Raven, or Gila Monster.

AND Don’t miss the Southwest Print Fiesta vendor market, steam roller printing in the street, and other events from Saturday – Monday.
For more information visit https://www.southwestprintfiesta.org/

 

Plus there is a wine festival on Saturday – wow!
Come eat, drink, and enjoy unique art!


Printmaking Workshop in October

Things With Wings!
Linocut/ collaborative accordion book workshop

Saturday, October 8th
9 am-4:30 pm
$95 includes all supplies and equipment

Sign up for this fun workshop with Tucson artists Jo Andersen and Vanessa Dearing.
No experience is needed, ages 12 and up are welcome.

Register at:   https://lightartspace.com/product/things-with-wing…on-book-workshop/ ‎

Part of the Southwest Print Fiesta! October 7th – 10th
More workshops and events at:
https://www.southwestprintfiesta.org/


News…

September is here and it feels like fall! Temperatures in Silver City are cool and perfect now for hiking, roasting green chili, and visiting Light Art Space.  Here is what is happening…

Tuesday, September 6th at midnight (mountain time) is the
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT to Push & Pull, handmade prints Part of the 2022 SW Print Fiesta!
Submit at:https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10495

We are pleased to present Intimations of Immortality, recent paintings by Silver City artist, Paul Hotvedt. September 9th – October 1st in the Flash Gallery. The opening reception is Friday, September 9th from 5pm – 7pm.  Join us!
Paul will present an artist talk live on facebook Thursday, September 15th from 6pm – 7pm mountain time.


Through the Body, an exhibition of figurative work using alternative processes continues through October 1st.
There are some amazing images in this exhibition – don’t miss it.

Jim Allen, Rebekah Alviani, Anne Auld, Ray Bidegain, Diana Bloomfield, Ally Christmas, Dennis Collins, Kendra Connally, Walter Duddington, Julie Enos, Vallarie Enriquez, Frani Evedon, Blair Friederich, Rheana Gardner, Stephanie Gerhart, Nicholas Gialanella. Elizabeth Kelly, Colin Knight, Kathleen Koopman, Lance Larson, Chantal Lesley, Michael McFadden, Angel O’Brien, Robert Oehl, Monica Paez Espinosa, Carmen Ruiz, Kris Sanford, Shelley Socolofsky, Brianna Taylor, Marcia Tinker, Jacob Wachal, Jake Whalen.


WORKSHOPS

We still have space in these two upcoming workshops. Register at lightartspace.com
***There seems to be a problem on my website right now – so send me an email if you wish to register. karen@lightartspace.com

Photopolymer Gravure with Karen Hymer, September 25th

Linocut/Accordion books with Tucson artists Jo Andersen and Vanessa Dearing,
October 8th



Happy September!

 

News – Correction!

Correction: the upcoming reception is on Friday, August 5th (not the 6th)…
This is the final week to view the CLAY exhibitions: Reflections in CLAY, a juried exhibition, and House of Judgment, work by Jamie Bates Slone.
Stop by Thursday, Friday and Saturday 11 am – 5 pm.  Our next exhibitions, Through The Body, and Causation, open with a reception on Friday, August 5th, 5 pm – 7 pm. Juror, Michael Puff, will speak about the jurying process at 6pm.  Joe Huebner will speak about his work at 6:30.
CALL FOR WORK: Push & Pull, handmade prints. Part of the 2022 SW Print Fiesta!
The deadline to submit is September 6th.
Submit at:https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10495

 

Congratulations to the following artists whose work was accepted into the Though The Body juried exhibition:
Jim Allen, Rebekah Alviani, Anne Auld, Ray Bidegain, Diana Bloomfield, Ally Christmas, Dennis Collins, Kendra Connally, Walter Duddington, Julie Enos, Vallarie Enriquez, Frani Evedon, Blair Friederich, Rheana Gardner, Stephanie Gerhart, Nicholas Gialanella. Elizabeth Kelly, Colin Knight, Kathleen Koopman, Lance Larson, Chantal Lesley, Michael McFadden, Angel O’Brien, Robert Oehl, Monica Paez Espinosa, Carmen Ruiz, Kris Sanford, Shelley Socolofsky, Brianna Taylor, Marcia Tinker, Jacob Wachal, Jake Whalen.


CALL FOR WORK
Hand Made Prints

The deadline to submit is September 6th, midnight mountain time


WORKSHOPS

There is still space in the following workshops:

August 22nd – Experimental Printmaking without a Press with Carmen Ruiz
September 25th – The Beauty of Land and Water – one-day photopolymer gravure with Karen Hymer, Sponsored by Hahnemühle and the Gila River Festival
Register at: https://lightartspace.com/workshops-classes/


This is the final week to view the CLAY exhibitions: Reflections in CLAY, juried exhibition, and House of Judgment , work by Jamie Bates Slone.
Stop by Thursday, Friday and Saturday 11am – 5pm.  Our next exhibitions, Through The Body, and Causation open with a reception on Friday, August 6th, 5pm – 7pm. Juror, Michael Puff, will speak about the jurying process at 6pm.  Joe Huebner will speak about his work at 6:30.
CALL FOR WORK: Push & Pull, handmade prints. Part of the 2022 SW Print Fiesta!
Deadline to submit is September 6th.
Submit at:https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10495

 

Congratulations to the following artists whose work was accepted into the Though The Body juried exhibition:
Jim Allen, Rebekah Alviani, Anne Auld, Ray Bidegain, Diana Bloomfield, Ally Christmas, Dennis Collins, Kendra Connally, Walter Duddington, Julie Enos, Vallarie Enriquez, Frani Evedon, Blair Friederich, Rheana Gardner, Stephanie Gerhart, Nicholas Gialanella. Elizabeth Kelly, Colin Knight, Kathleen Koopman, Lance Larson, Chantal Lesley, Michael McFadden, Angel O’Brien, Robert Oehl, Monica Paez Espinosa, Carmen Ruiz, Kris Sanford, Shelley Socolofsky, Brianna Taylor, Marcia Tinker, Jacob Wachal, Jake Whalen.


CALL FOR WORK
Hand Made Prints

The deadline to submit is September 6th, midnight mountain time


WORKSHOPS

There is still space in the following workshops:

August 22nd – Experimental Printmaking without a Press with Carmen Ruiz
September 25th – The Beauty of Land and Water – one-day photopolymer gravure with Karen Hymer, Sponsored by Hahnemühle and the Gila River Festival
Register at: https://lightartspace.com/workshops-classes/


Reception, Workshops, and Call for Work…

Join us this Saturday, July 16th, from 5 pm – 7 pm for a reception for the clay exhibitions: Reflections in Clay and House of Judgment work by Jamie Bates Slone.  Both exhibitions will be on view through July 30th.


Congratulations to the following artists whose work was accepted into the Though The Body juried exhibition:
Jim Allen, Rebekah Alviani, Anne Auld, Ray Bidegain, Diana Bloomfield, Ally Christmas, Dennis Collins, Kendra Connally, Walter Duddington, Julie Enos, Vallarie Enriquez, Frani Evedon, Blair Friederich, Rheana Gardner, Stephanie Gerhart, Nicholas Gialanella. Elizabeth Kelly, Colin Knight, Kathleen Koopman, Lance Larson, Chantal Lesley, Michael McFadden, Angel O’Brien, Robert Oehl, Monica Paez Espinosa, Carmen Ruiz, Kris Sanford, Shelley Socolofsky, Brianna Taylor, Marcia Tinker, Jacob Wachal, Jake Whalen.


CALL FOR WORK
Hand Made Prints

The deadline to submit is September 6th, midnight mountain time


WORKSHOPS

There is still space in the following workshops:

July 23rd – Build Your Own Dream Boat with Kathleen Koopman
August 6th and 7th – Platinum/Palladium Printing with Michael Puff. Sponsored by Hahnemühle
August 22nd – Experimental Printmaking without a Press with Carmen Ruiz
September 25th – The Beauty of Land and Water – one-day photopolymer gravure with Karen Hymer, Sponsored by Hahnemühle and the Gila River Festival
Register at: https://lightartspace.com/workshops-classes/


Correction of deadline!

CORRECTION!  the deadline to submit to Though the Body is July 4th at midnight mountain time – not today! So you have one more day to submit. Also – works created in the last 4 years are eligible.  I apologize for the confusion.

submit here: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10317

Images by Juror, Michael Puff

Through The Body:

Images Of The Human Body Using Alternative Photographic Techniques

This is a call for photographic imagery that focuses on the human body as depicted in hand-made prints using alternative photographic processes. Public or private spaces, full-body or partial bodies, nude or clothed, self-images or of others… male, female, non-binary, emotional, intellectual, confrontational, questioning, spiritual, sexual, sensual… All forms of exploration are welcome including images that examine subjects such as identity, intimacy, love, sexuality, gaze, social and cultural structure, beauty, ritual, and voyeurism.

Works created in the last four years are eligible.  Acceptable processes include, but are not limited to, Cyanotype, Gum Bichromate, Van Dyke, Palladium/Platinum, Photopolymer Gravure, Copper Plate Gravure, Salt, Tintype, Silver Gelatin, Chemigrams, Phytograms, Lumens, Chromogenic prints, Hand-applied emulsions, Photo-encaustic, Carbon, Gumoil, Instant transfers and lifts, and Hand-manipulated (altered surface) digital prints. Combinations of these processes are welcome.  Digital photographic images can be used in combination with other processes, but straight digital prints will not be accepted.  3D and experimental work is encouraged.

August 5th – October 1st, 2022

Reception Friday, August 5th, 5- 7 pm.


Call for Work deadline…

The deadline to submit work to Through the Body is this Sunday, July 3rd at midnight mountain time… Submit NOW!
Submit at: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10317

This exhibition is a call for photographic imagery that focuses on the human body as depicted in hand-made prints using alternative photographic processes. Public or private spaces, full body or partial bodies, nude or clothed, self images or of others… male, female, non-binary, emotional, intellectual, confrontational, questioning, spiritual, sexual, sensual…

Michael Puff, master Platinum/Palladium printer and fine art photographer, is the juror.



WORKSHOPS

There is still space in the following workshops:

July 23rd – Build Your Own Dream Boat with Kathleen Koopman
August 6th and 7th – Platinum/Palladium Printing with Michael Puff. Sponsored by Hahnemühle.
August 22nd – Experimental Printmaking without a Press with Carmen Ruiz

Register at: https://lightartspace.com/workshops-classes/



Join us tonight, 5 pm – 7pm, for the opening reception of Reflections in CLAY and  House of Judgment

Summer News…

Summer is here… where did June go? The monsoons are moistening the Silver City area, fires are still burning, and local activities are picking up. Today we say goodbye to Beauty Where You find It: An exhibition to honor the recipients of the Denis Roussel Awards. It was an honor and a pleasure to host such an amazing group of hand-made photographs.  July in Silver City is all about the CLAY FESTIVAL!  Next Friday evening two new exhibitions open: Reflections In Clay (a juried exhibition) and House of Judgment (a solo exhibition of clay work by Jamie Bates Slone) and it is the Silver city First Friday Gallery Walk. In July we feature Through The Body: Images Of The Human Body Using Alternative Photographic Techniques, juried by Michael Puff. The Silver City First We have some great workshops coming up… We hope to see you this summer!
We are open Thursday – Saturday 11am – 5pm,  Sundays 10am – 2pm, and by appointment.


Deadline to submit is next weekend, July 3rd


Opening Reception Friday, July 1st, 5 – 7 pm


WORKSHOPS!

Register at lightartspace.com

July 23rdAugust 6th and 7th

August 21st


Flash and I recently returned to Silver City after two wonderful weeks on the Oregon coast. The three workshops I taught (two at Sitka Center For Art and Ecology and one at LightBox in Astoria) were filled with terrific students who made stunning prints.