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/
Join us October 8th – 10th for the Silver City Art Association Weekend At The Galleriesand the Southwest Print Fiesta.
There will be a self-guided gallery walk with receptions Saturday 4pm – 7pm, art demonstrations, food trucks, printmaking market and more. It will be an exciting weekend!
VISIT: silvercityart.com and southwestprintfiesta.org
LAS will feature two exhibitions: BOUND. This juried handmade print exhibition addresses the basic principles of human connections.
Jurors Chip Thomas and Thea Gahr chose some amazing works by 30 artists. Saints, Superheroes, and the Demonized. Printmaking by Marco Sánchez
Reception Friday Oct. 8th 4 pm – 8pm
Chip and Thea will do a gallery talk at 4pm. Marco will speak about his work at 5:30
LAS will be open 11 am – 7 pm on Saturday and 10 am – 3 pm on Sunday
Saturday 4 pm – 6pm the Southwest Women’s Fiber Arts Collective will conduct demonstrations in the sculpture garden.
Plus – The Silver City Art Association is holding our Silent Auction Annual Fundraiser! 22 artists have created Ravens and Gila Monsters for the Silent Auction. You can view the creatures now at participating galleries in downtown Silver. All of the works will be together in the Association’s booth on Oct. 9th at the Maker’s Market, 7th and Bullard Streets, from 10am to 3pm. The highest bidders will be called when bidding closes at the Maker’s Market at 3pm. View all the creatures at: https://www.silvercityart.com/wag-silent-auction
Here is my cyanotype raven and a gila monster by Myron Weckworth.
There is still space in the two workshops at LAS – Experimental Printmaking with out a Press, with Carmen Ruiz, and
Exploring the Exquisite Corpse: Printing collaborative text into an accordion book, with Jo Andersen and Maria Lee.
For more in formation and to register:https://lightartspace.com/workshops-classes/
This is the last week to Visions of Nature and Two Artists: Two Viewsexhibitions.
Stop in Thursday – Saturday, 11am – 5pm and by appointment.