FOR THE LOVE OF ART EVENTS

Through February 28

Exhibit: Talavera Artists
Greenspace Gallery, 517 N. Mesquite St.
Oil, acrylic, and watercolor painting & photography.
Tuesday–Saturday 11am–5pm.

Through February 17

Play: Arthur Miller’s The Crucible
Las Cruces Community Theatre, 313 N. Main St.
February 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16 at 7:30pm and
February 3, 10, & 17 at 2pm. $10–$15. (523-1200)

Through February 17

Exhibit: Collider
Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St.
Crochet art by Bekah Taulbee and acrylic pour paintings by Joshua Taulbee. Reception on Friday, February 1 from 5–7pm.
Also open 1 hour before shows.

Through February 10          

Play: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St.
February 1, 2, 8 & 9 at 8pm, February 3 & 10 at 2:30pm, and February 7 at 7pm. $10–$15. (523-1223)

Through February 4

Exhibit: Home Strange Home
AA Studios, 2645 Doña Ana Rd. (at Calle de Oro)
Paintings & prints by Christopher Bardey.
Open February 2 from 10am–4pm, February 3 from 12–4pm & by appointment. (520-8752)

Through February 2

Exhibit: Glass Sculpture
Four Points Perspective, 3405 Hwy. 28, Mesilla
Open Thursday–Saturday 12–4pm.

February 1           

Break of Reality
Rio Grande Theatre, 211 S. Main St.
Doors open at 6:30 pm, program begins at 7:30 pm. $5–$25.

Break of Reality is regarded as one of the world premiere alt-classical chamber ensembles.

Concessions served including snacks, refreshments, beer, wine, and spirits.

February 1–March 29

Exhibit: For the Love of Lettering
Big Picture, Arroyo Plaza, 2001 E. Lohman, Ste. 109
Mixed media by Southwest Calligraphy Guild
Reception Friday, February 15 from 5–7pm. Also open Monday–Friday 10am–5pm.

February 1 – March 1

Exhibit: Earth Matters
Cottonwood Gallery, Southwest Environmental Center, 275 N. Main St.
Various media by the Ten O’Clock Club
Reception February 1 from 5–7:30pm. Also open Monday–Friday 9am–5pm.

February 1–28          

Exhibit: ArtForms Members Exhibit
Cruces Creatives, 205 E. Lohman Ave.
Various media
Reception Friday, February 1 from 5–8pm. Also open Tuesday–Thursday 9am–9pm and Friday & Saturday 9am–5pm

February 1–28  

Exhibit: 25 Years of Great Art

Mesilla Valley Fine Arts Gallery, 2470-A Calle de Guadalupe, Mesilla
Various media by gallery artists following the theme, “Silver” to celebrate the gallery’s 25th anniversary
Reception Saturday, February 16 from 11am–3pm. Also open daily 10am–5pm

February 1–28      

Exhibit: The Art of Love
Nopalito’s Galeria, 326 S. Mesquite St.
Oil, acrylic & watercolor paintings; graphic arts; gourd art; fiber art; photography; encaustic; pottery; & jewelry by Las Cruces Arts Association
Reception Friday, February 1 from 5–8pm. Also open Saturday & Sunday 12–2pm. Mini workshops on February 17 at 1:30pm

February 1–28          

Exhibit: Mathematical Imagery in Fractals
Funky Karma Incense & Tea, 3207 S. Main St.
Fractal art by Mesilla Valley Fractal Artists
Reception Saturday, February 9 from 10am–4pm. Also open Tuesday–Saturday 10am–6pm & Sunday 11am–3pm

February 1–26          

Exhibit: Progress Club Art
Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave.
Oil, acrylic, & watercolor paintings; quilts; photography; & pottery by GFWC Progress Club of Las Cruces.
Reception Friday, February 1 from 5–6pm. Also open Monday–Thursday 9am–8pm, Friday & Saturday 10am–6pm, & Sunday 1–5pm.

February 1–25          

Exhibit: Jean Wilkey: Still

Jean Wilkey Studio, 221 N. Main St.
Still life oil paintings by Jean Wilkey
Reception Friday, February 1 from 5–8pm. Also open Thursday & Friday 2–5pm & Saturday 10am–4pm

February 1–24          

Exhibit: Gypsy Sage Artists & Guests
Amaro Winery, 402 S. Melendres St.
Oil & watermedia paintings, glass, collage, & pastel art by Laurie Churchill, Marj Leininger, & Wendy Robin Weir with guest artists Mary Diesel & Jan M. Hampton. Reception Friday, February 1 from 4–8pm. Also open Wednesday–Friday 3–10pm, Saturday 1–10pm, & Sunday 1–6pm. Artists will be present on Saturdays from 4–7pm & Sundays from 4–6pm.

February 1–23          

Exhibit: ArtForms Members Exhibit
Mesquite Art Gallery, 340 N. Mesquite St.
Various media
Reception on Friday, February 1 from 5–8pm. Presentation of Artist of the Year to Rebecca Courtney at 6pm. Also open Thursday and Friday from 11am–5pm and Saturday from 2–5pm.

February 2–28          

Exhibit: Sharing New Mexico
Lundeen Inn of the Arts, 618 S. Alameda Blvd.
Acrylic paintings by Rebecca Courtney
Reception Saturday, February 2 from 11am–4pm. Also open daily 11am–5pm.

February 2          

Pat Garrett Western Heritage Festival
Rio Grande Theatre, 211 S. Main St.
Various times. Learn more here.

February 2 & 3, 9 & 10, 16 & 17, and 23

Studio Tours: ArtForms Studio Tours
Various media
Venues vary in Las Cruces and Mesilla
Saturday 10am–4pm and Sunday 12–4pm (some studio hours may vary)

February 3–28          

Exhibit: ArtForms Members Exhibit
Doña Ana Arts Council, 1740 Calle de Mercado, Mesilla
Various media
Reception on Saturday, February 9 from 4–7pm. Also open Monday–Friday from 9am–5pm

February 8 – March 3

Exhibit: Observations2
Aa Studios, 2645 Doña Ana Rd. (at Calle de Oro)
Photography by Emmitt Booher
Reception February 8 from 5–8pm. Also open Feb. 9 & 16 from 10am–4pm, February 10 & 17 from 12–4pm, and by appointment (520-8752).

February 8–10     

Exhibit: Erotica Twenty Nineteen
Art Pop, 3390 Apple Cross Place
2D & 3D art of all media by various artists.
Reception Friday, February 8 from 6–10pm. Also open February 9 & February 10 from 2–4pm. Ages 18 & over.

February 9-March 3

Exhibit: It’s the Little Things
Art Obscura, 3206 Harrelson St.
Mixed media by Roy van der Aa
Reception February 10 at 7pm. Also open Thur.–Sat. 10am–7pm and Sun. 11am–4pm.

February 9–March 1

Exhibit: Robots and Nature
Four Points Perspective, 3405 Hwy. 28, Mesilla
Art by 7th & 8th grade students & others
Reception February 9 from 7–10pm. Also open Thursday–Saturday 12–4pm

February 9 & 23

Films: Films by Ed Breeding
Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho
Avenue Heart of the Arts (February 9) & Spirit of Art (February 23). Discussion following films led by Ruth Drayer. Free.
12:30–2:30pm.

February 9

Performance: For the Love of Music
Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St.
Musical performance by Las Cruces Ukes
2:30pm

February 10

Performance: Choral Music
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 225 W. Griggs Ave.
Choral performance by St. Paul’s United Methodist Church Choir & NMSU gospel Choir. Admission by donation.
3pm

February 19 – 24          

Las Cruces International Film Festival
Various locations and times. Learn more here.

February 22          

Four Shillings Short Benefit Concert
Rio Grande Theatre. 211 S. Main St.

Learn more here.

February 23 & 24

Performance: A Western Ode
Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St.
Dance performance by Mesilla Valley Dance Eclectic
February 23 at 8pm & February 24 at 2:30pm. (523-1223)

February 23

Literary Event: Sin Fronteras/Writers Without Borders
Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St.
Poetry readings
10am–12pm

February 28

Las Cruces Civic Concert: Ilya Yakushev
Rio Grande Theatre, 211 S. Main St.
Ilya is an award-winning Russian pianist whose program will feature compositions by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Gershwin as well as Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.
10am–12pm

Admission adults $25, students 18 and over $5 (with ID), 17 and under free (with adult)
Doors open at 6:30 pm, show at 7:30 pm
Concessions served including snacks, refreshments, beer, wine and spirits

 

 

STUDIO TOURS

Sat. 10am–4pm, Sun. 12–4pm (Studio hours may vary.)

CENTRAL: DOWNTOWN LAS CRUCES

February 9 & 10        

John Northcutt
Sculpture, Ceramics, & Fiber Art
615 Piñon, New Dimension Art Works
Going east on Spruce from Main Street, turn right (south) onto Tornillo. 1/2 block down, turn into the open gate.

February 2 & 3, February 9 & 10, February 16 & 17, February 23 & 24

Gypsy Sage Artists (Laurie Churchill, Marj Leininger, & Wendy Robin Weir)
Watermedia
Nopalito’s Galeria, 326 S. Mesquite St.
On Mesquite Street just north of Amador.

February 2 & 3, February 9 & 10    

Mary Beagle
Oil Paintings & Stone Sculptures
480 El Prado Ave., Brown-Beagle Studio
Going west on Amador, turn left at light on S. Melendres, then turn left onto El Prado. Studio is on left.

February 2 & 3, February 23 & 24  

Michael Stephens & Sally Quillin Photography
Paintings, Jewelry, & Digital Art
310 N. Main, Quillin-Stephens Gallery
Directly behind COAS Bookstore on Main St. Use the parking lot on Water & Court Streets.

February 2 & 3, February 9 & 10    

Kathleen E. Deasy
Oil Paintings, Mixed Media, & Sculpted Figures on Canvas
625 Van Patten Avenue, KD Arts
From Alameda go west on Picacho to Melendres (Lyons Park). Turn left, go 1 block, then turn left on Van Patten. House is second on right.

February 2 & 3, February 9 & 10    

Leslie Toombs
Pastels & Mixed Media
429 Reeves Dr., Painted Tree Studio
From Main St., go west on Picacho. Turn right on Reymond. Go 2 blocks and turn right on Reeves. House is second one on right.

February 2 & 3, February 9 & 10, February 16 & 17, February 23 & 24  

Linda Gendall
Oil Paintings
1107 N. Reymond St.
From Picacho, go north on Alameda. Turn left on Parker, then right on Reymond. Studio is second house on left (surrounded by adobe wall).

February 2 & 3, February 9 & 10, February 16 & 17, February 23 & 24  

Jose Enrique Hidalgo
Oil, Acrylic, & Watercolor Paintings
305 Linda Vista Rd.
From Picacho, go north on Alameda, then turn west (left) onto Linda Vista Road. House (brown adobe) is second on left.

 

NORTH: NORTH VALLEY, DONA ANA ROAD, DEL REY, HWY. 70

February 2 & 3, February 9 & 10, February 16 & 17, February 23 & 24

David Jacquez
Folk (Santero) Art
4010 N. Valley Dr., El Jardin de Las Cruces Art Gallery
From Picacho take Valley north past Mayfield High School.

February 9 & 10, February 23 & 24

Flo Hosa Dougherty
Watercolor, Oil, & Acrylic Paintings, & Mixed Media
4901 Chagar Court, Blue Gate Fine Art Gallery
On the corner of Chagar Court & Taylor Road near the intersection of N. Valley Dr. & Taylor Rd.

February 9 & 10, February 23 & 24

Tomi LaPierre
Sculpture, Photography, & Mixed Media
3421 Doña Ana Road, Tomi’s Studio
From Alameda & Three Crosses/Doña Ana Rd., go north for 1.7 miles. Studio (large commercial building) is on the west (left) side of road.

February 9 & 10, February 23 & 24

Storm Sermay, Emmitt Booher, & Will Keener
Photography
3382 Solarridge St., Storm Sermay Photography
From N. Main/Hwy. 70 go north on Del Rey Blvd. Turn right on Mars. Follow Mars to Solarridge & turn left.

February 2, February 9, February 16, February 23

Jean Wilkey
Oil Paintings
3370 Solarridge St.
From N. Main/Hwy. 70 go north on Del Rey Blvd. Turn right on Mars. Follow Mars to Solarridge and turn left.

February 2 & 3, February 23 & 24  

Candi Hogan
Water Soluble Oil Paintings & Yucca Walking Sticks & Canes
3935 Sombra Morada Rd., Candi Hogan Art
Take Hwy. 70 to Sonoma Ranch Blvd. exit. Turn north onto Sonoma Ranch Blvd. and go 1 block past the Las Colinas 4-way stop to Sombra Morada Rd. Turn right and go halfway up block.

EAST: SONOMA RANCH, DRIPPING SPRINGS

February 2 & 3, February 9 & 10    

Kathy Marques
Oil Paintings
4133 Capistrano Ave.
From Lohman Ave., turn left onto Roadrunner Pkwy., right on Golf Club Rd. (by Sonoma Ranch sign), right on Sonoma Springs, and right on Corona del Campo. Second left will be Capistrano Ave. (studio is on the left).

 February 9 & 10, February 16 & 17

Jeri Desrochers, C.C. Cunningham, Gale Kaufman, & Mary Zawacki
Oil & Acrylic Paintings & Pastels
3655 Canyon Ridge Arc, Studio of Jeri Desrochers
From Lohman & Roadrunner, go east 1 block, turn right on Paseo de Oñate. Past 4-way stop, turn right at 2nd street (Canyon Ridge Arc).

February 2 & 3          

Dani Anderson, Karen Currier, Ruth Drayer, Patricia Menchaca, Carrie Greer, Judy Licht, & Noel Sandino
Dyes on Silk, Gourd Art, Encaustic, Batik, Colored Pencil, Acrylics, Ceramic Tiles, Found Objects, Mixed Media, & Printmaking
1649 Regal Ridge St.
From Telshor at Missouri, go east on Missouri. Turn right on Enchanted, left onto Regal Ridge. Studio is on the right.

February 9 & 10, February 23 & 24

Jack LeSage
Oil Paintings & Pastels
1829 Salinas Dr., The Sage Brush
From Telshor, take University east to Desert Sand. Turn left then a quick right onto Salinas Dr. Studio is 4th house on right after stop sign. Or from Telshor, turn east on Fairway, then left on Salinas.

February 2 & 3, February 9 & 10, February 16 & 17         

Lynn Unangst
Hand-woven Art Garments, Needlepoint Gifts, “Spirit Minder” Dolls, & Beaded Buttons
4020 Red Yucca Court, Casa de Puertas
Go east on University/Dripping Springs, turn right on Desert Mirage Drive, then turn right on Red Yucca Court. Studio is on corner of Red Yucca Court & Desert Mirage Drive.

SOUTH: MESILLA, HWY 28, UNION, SOUTH MAIN

February 2 & 3, February 16 & 17  

Nancy Frost Begin
Woodworking, Woodcuts, & Watercolor Paintings
1982 Avenida de Antigua, Mesilla, Nancy Frost Begin Studio
From Avenida de Mesilla, turn on Tierra Verde. Take first right (Vista Lejuno), stay to left (Avenida de Antigua).

February 2 & 3          

Debra Vance
Watercolor Paintings, Prints, & Merchandise
2200 W. Union Ave., Debra’s Studio
From Avenida de Mesilla/Hwy. 28, turn west onto Union and go about 1500 feet (house is set back from the road).

February 2 & 3, February 9 & 10, February 16 & 17, February 23 & 24  

Deborah Moore, Christopher Bardey, & Cody Smith
Ceramics, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Drawings, Prints, Paintings, & T-Shirts
3405 Hwy. 28, Four Points Perspective Gallery
On corner of Hwy. 28 & Union Road (building with big mural).

February 9 & 10, February 23 & 24

Michelle Augustyniak, Rhoda Winters, Arlene J. Tugel, & Linda Hagen
Oil, Acrylic, & Watercolor Paintings
319 Bell Ave.
From S. Main, go west on Union. Turn right on Linden, then left on Bell.

February 9    

Teri Van Huss, Marty Galster, Alice Ward, & Linda Wray
Fractals, Paintings, Photography, Notecards, & Mixed Media
3207 S. Main St., Funky Karma Incense & Tea
On S. Main Street south of University, next to Bravo Cafe.

WEST: PICACHO HILLS

February 9 & 10        

Rosemary McKeown
Oil Paintings & Jewelry
1300 Vista del Monte
Take Picacho (Hwy. 70) to Picacho Hills Dr. Stay right, then turn right on Via Norte. 2nd right is Vista del Monte. Studio is on corner.

February 2 & 3, February 9 & 10    

Marie Siegrist
Watercolor, Acrylic, & Gouache Paintings
1490 Via Norte, Studio 1490
Take Picacho to Picacho Hills Dr. Stay right, then turn right on Via Norte.

February 9 & 10        

Lana Lang Payne & Wanda Sparks
Jewelry, Gourd Art, & Encaustic Paintings
1696 Vista del Cerro
Take Picacho Road to Picacho Hills Drive, turn right at light. Stay on Picacho Hills Drive to Via Norte. Turn right, go to Vista del Reino. Turn left, the house/studio is on the corner.

February 9 & 10        

Jan Severson
Fiber Art & Mixed Media
8181 Constitution Rd.
Take Picacho/Hwy. 70 to Picacho Hills Dr. Go left at “Y” to Barcelona Ridge. At cell tower, turn right onto Constitution. House is 3rd on right.

February 2 & 3, February 9 & 10    

Jan Thune
Contemporary Fiber Art
1204 Verona Court
Take Picacho/Hwy. 70 to Picacho Hills Dr. At “Y” bear left to Barcelona Ridge Rd. and go for 1.3 miles. At the cell tower, turn right onto Constitution. Verona Court is 3rd right. House is 1st one on right.

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