William S. Arms, an international artist, has been awarded major grants for his work in painting and sculpture. Arms has painted major murals from Kuwait on the Persian Gulf to Chicago, Miami, Arizona, and Hawaii. He has designed home interiors, murals and sculpture for sports notables, celebraties and other designers. His sculptures are also in major collections around the world.
My art reflects my interest in visual and tactile textures. Most of the work I create is abstract, however at times I do make stylized figurative paintings. My current works are encaustic mixed media collages with photos and found objects. I also work in other media such as oil, watercolor, oil pastel, Conte' crayons and occasionally colored pencil. My work…
Nancy Beasley's current work is inspired by the fading small town architecture found in the Texas Panhandle and Northern New Mexico. Her palette is ofen monochromatic and her style minimalist, not unlike Agnes Martin. Beasley believes that artist expression is the most elegant means of confronting and making sense of transitions, obstacles and reinventions.
My work is about the light that strikes the surface. The interface of light and surface is my medium.
My art is an expression of life; vibrant colors and shapes. My paintings are mixed media. The Tree of Life theme is a favorite as are animals. There are many murals around Taos which I have created with youth. I also do colcha embroidery. Art lessons are available by appointment.
Saundra is an actress and director. She has been directing for the last 10 years. She teaches a dual credit acting class at Taos High School and is teaching voice and movement at UNM-Taos.
Hank has been a sculptor since the sixties and a painter since the eighties. Started in St. Louis making furniture, turned to sculpture in Maine. Attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, then got his masters in sculpture at CU Boulder, Colorado. Has been designing houses and building sculpture and painting in New Mexico for the last fifteen years.
My intent is the pure exploration of color and line. However, I find it provocative that my work has an emotional impact on the viewer.
They began as windows and doorways, moved to more linear designs trying to capture the influence of light on a particular surface, changed into organic forms and are now concentrating on the voluptuous forms of the female figure.
I studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston after which I went on to teach there for 21 years. During my teaching years I was the most requested professor for critiques by the student body. My art career has a long history of exhibiting in NYC, my artwork is included in major collections. My paintings are…
The artist's paintings, drawn from her dreams and creative musings, are quirky and impeccably rendered.
Installation and conceptual art inspired by the dialogue between art and physics.
Many of the works rely on the juxtaposition of words, images and found objects. Often the intimate scale of a piece requires interaction from the viewer, such as the turning of a page or the opening of a box.
Ann Cole's award-winning pastels have been described as whimsical, magical, and healing. Warm and endearing, their soft and vivid colors welcome you into her southwest world. The moon is always beaming. You will, too.
Rodney Concha's aim is to inspire with each and every one of his uniquely beautiful works.
Susan Contreras' oil paintings and monotypes deal with the beauty, power, and mystery of masks and their effect on the wearer.
STATEMENT The recurring themes in my work are fragility, transparency, balance, weightlessness, and gravity. Each work yields its meaning through the handling of the material; fragile materials used in unconventional ways. My work with glass focuses on the inherent tension between its transparency as a light medium and its aggressiveness as a projecting grid. BIOGRAPHY Michelle Cooke’s work imbues a…
Erin Currier uses paint, collage and trash to create images that comment on the global political climate and the effects of consumerism.
Davis explains: "Throughout my career I have never wavered in my feeling that above all photography is a form of magic. The images presented on my site and in my gallery are the result of over 40 years work and have been captured using both color and black-and-white film in keeping with the enduring legacy of photography."
Carol De Marinis is a classically trained portrait and landscape painter working in oil, pastel, acrylic and watercolor. She also sculpts, photographs and does illustration. Most recently she has been producing a series of ceramic sculptures of polar bears. De Marinis studied at multiple art schools, including Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles. She holds a 5-year BFA…
Dancer is a lighting designer and technician and is a Stage Manager. She is currently business manager for Working Class Theatre.
Premiere outdoor photography workshops based in Taos, New Mexico where the legendary light has drawn artists for centuries. Small groups. Individual attention. Stunning locations. You’ll learn techniques that will strengthen your outdoor photography and personal vision. Landscape and action-adventure workshops comprise a balanced mix of lecture, location shoots, image critique, and post-processing and workflow. We also offer custom photo instruction…
WISHING THAT OUR HOPE AND SEARCH FOR PEACE COME TRUE www.scenicdrivegallery.com Selected artworks by Susan Dobay are available for exhibition
Her work is in the collections of the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in Indianapolis, The Denver Museum of Natural History, The Museum of Anthropology at the University of Kansas, and the Millicent Rogers Museum.
Bright and bold, with a touch of Van Gogh, Kathleen Elsey’s paintings explore interior spaces, figures, still life, beaches and landscapes. She also teaches painting workshops in New Mexico and California.
Jim Eppler’s art portrays wildlife without domesticating or sentimentalizing it. Eppler is an accomplished painter in oil and water media, and a sculptor. For him, the media is a means to an end, and he employs whatever media he feels is best suited to his subject. He has received critical acclaim for his lifelike representations and expressive interpretations. Eppler lives…
Gretchen Ewert's newest body of work incorporates oil, acrylic, paper, glitter, and metallic leafs. Visually intriquing, these layered medims produce active and vivid colors. A prolific artist, Ewert's work is shown in the Boston Museum of Fine Art, Brooklyn Museaum of Fine Art, and Albuquerque Museum of Fine Art.
Gus's panoramas are grand vehicles to stir the emotions, but they also present to us an image of complexity and diversity that we will have to understand much better in the next century if we are to survive. -James Moore
Although best known for her striking landscapes, Frank doesn't limit herself to bucolic subjects.
My art includes oil paintings, mixed media, and pastels. The Southwest excites me and is the inspiration that is drawn out. From a still life of a Kiva ladder to landscapes I strive for excellence in realism. Studio visits by appointment only. (575) 770-6085. Located just two miles north of Taos and 500 ft. off Hwy. 150.
Music played on the harp at the bedside, to provide a healing environment, is my specialty.
Along with my work as a performance artist, choreographer/teacher, I have always been a visual artist (fiber, drawing and painting) with a fascination for iconic,fantasy,symbolic and spiritual themes. From landscapes, to narrative, to eclectic design my work is a variety of approaches with a love of gesture, color and line.
taostaos.com is a website designed "For and About" Taos. Our site is an Information Website highlighting Taos and Northern New Mexico including Geography, History, Visual and Performing Arts, Writers and more. taostaos.com invites writers and opinions, photographs and more to contribute to our website. Free websites will be supplied to aspiring writers. Artists can submit work for sale for a…
I am inspired by my personal international experiences, existential psychology, the cosmic connectedness of us all, architecture and the natural world. My passion is to explore ideas that bring my personal psychology to a new or uncomfortable edge so that I break old patterns of thinking or behavior. Next, I explore what that idea or breakthrough might look like, what…
Valerie Graves is a Master Painter of landscapes, capturing the special light and essence of the mountains, sagebrush mesas and valleys of the Southwest. Many have said that her remarkably sensitive and beautiful work is extremely reminiscent of the very best of the early Taos Founder paintings. She has received numerous awards and grants including multiple Best In Show Awards…
The experience of painting changed my life. In the invitation to paint I found the freedom to paint anything, to pick any color and to drop any concern about the results. There was a feeling of getting to know myself for the first time. At once, I was at home and in a new world. The fullness of what I…
Anthony Hassett of Santa Fe is an artist/poet who uses colored pens to illustrate his passionate, satirical responses to the world.
I just recently finished showing at Cafe Loka here in Taos with the Black and Blue Cowboys series, pastel and ink on paper. The show was very successful. Please check out my website. Thank you. Danny Heim
Many of David Hinske's beautifully modulated paintings are punctuated with small crevices and openings so scumbled, translucent, and free-form they seem to appear and disappear before our eyes. Hinske's paintings are exhibited in galleries in Tennessee, California, and New Mexico. His works are collected privately and by public corporations and institutions.
Colorful Botanical & Figurative Paintings. Monoprints. Clay Sculpture. Stop in for a visit at my gallery Human Line Studio, 127 D Bent Street. Inquiries and Visits Welcome.
I work intuitively and directly with the clay, attempting to capture a particular emotional response that is visually embodied in the physical stance, the unique gesture that characterizes each figure.
Brenden Jemison was raised in upstate New York. His father is an artist and he knew from an early age that he would follow the same path. At age seventeen Jemison moved to New York City. He lived in and around the city for years. Jemison explored and was inspired by the magnificence and influence of the work being created…
His jewel-like gouache paintings are devoted to the cultural riches of Native American and Hispanic heritages in the region.
My paintings, drawings and prints are inspired by nature. The colors and shapes are impulses that I feel while working outside in the beautiful New Mexico landscape.
Ted keller has for the last 12 years worked and sold in watercolor. Before that he worked and sold pottery and sculptures in clay for 30 years. He taught Art classes at the university of Maine during this same period. He shows artwork in a gallery in Maine ( Carver Hill Gallery in Rockland ME.)And still teaches occasional watercolor classes…
Danny Kovacs has been a professional actor, director and instructor for more than 25 years. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Mr. Kovacs was founding director and a leading actor for Western Edge Theatre, a new poetic theatre. A classically trained actor, he began to learn his craft at North Carolina School of the Arts. There, he was particularly…
While the work has an obvious kinship with the spare forms of minimalism, Donald Judd’s, for example, Larsen’s own hand is everywhere present in his sculpture.
Jivan Lee is an award-winning artist based in Taos, NM. With thick paint and bold color, his work explores the energetic relationship between abstract, expressive, and representational. Jivan grew up in Woodstock, NY, and studied painting at Bard College with contemporary New York City painters Joseph Santore and Laura Battle. Since graduating, Jivan has painted throughout the US and in…
The young Santa Fe santero has created new ways to depict traditional saints and holy figures. His bultos include nontraditional images that address contemporary issues and explore Hispanic folklore.
Rust and peeling paint are recurrent features of Taos photographer Ray Lovelace's colorful, textural compositions. website: http.//www.wrymind.com email: firstname.lastname@example.org
THE LIGHT COLLECTION, a Limited Edition Collection of Fine Art photography that embodies the majesty of the natural world (the oceans, earth, sun, moon, and the ethers), reflecting the elements of water, earth, fire, and air in pure art form, creating an organic environment in interior spaces and raising the energy vibration of the viewer through the radiance of light,…
A New York native, Kathleen’s professional career has spanned over two decades, where she presided as Vice President of a New York advertising firm and later as Founder/CEO of Lowson International Studios, a motion picture production company in Los Angeles. Kathleen is a professional screenwriter, director, producer and photographer. Kathleen founded Lowson International Studios to fulfill her goal for autonomy,…
Land Eagle's work is intimate and bold, which presents the viewer with a place of wonder that stirs the imagination.
I began making Japanese style paper in 1989. The making of paper, to me, was a synthesis of prior years working with weaving and basketry techniques. What really caught my attention was the way the fibers were revealed when held up to the light. One day while making paper I was taken back twenty years to the days when I…
Ms. Mangat’s quilts are mixed media and often depict something that she has seen or observed. Due to mastery of her technique, she is equally comfortable with pictorial, traditional or abstract expressions.
Online portfolio for artist Dan March. Delightfully haunting images of monsters, mystery, and magic.
The drums are truly gifts of Mother Earth, with each drum being made from the best wood, skins and sinew for a deep, sweet tone.
I am pleased to make beautiful high-relief paintings/low relief sculpture and jewelry celebrating nature by using only natural materials: earth, feathers, stones, bones, encaustic, etc.
Each garment carries a tribal message directed at Native youth and popular culture as a whole.
His first flute came when he was 18 with money he borrowed from his grand mother, and shortly after wards he had the opportunity to meet Native American flute player R. Carlos Nakai who greatly influenced him.
My music is informed by the ceremonial music that I've heard all my life. What I create comes out of my body and soul in a desire to take care of the spirits of the earth.
Painting the New Mexico landscape as seen from the kayak. Oils, watercolors and pencil sketches.folio for artist Dan March. Delightfully haunting images of monsters, mystery, and magic.
The Vestige series sculptures embody a feeling from the past yet are very much of the present and future. As such, they might be described as markers reminding us of the illusion of linear time.
Zareena is a classically trained soprano and pianist. She currently resides in Taos, NM, and offers instruction locally. Her vocal ability brings to her audience a sort of peaceful elegance and beauty whatever the repertoire may be. In addition, she has composed various solo piano pieces. She passionately sings in numerous languages spanning several musical styles, such as Classical, Operatic,…
Margaret Nes has lived in the Taos area since 1969 & continues to work as a visual artist here. Her primary medium is pastel, & her pieces include many local landscapes & architectural subjects. Her style is distinctive and reflective of her deep commitment to this area she calls home. Her work can be seen in Taos at the Wilder…
Richard strives to render, in his words "a visual poem" with each stroke. Whether brushed in oil, a textured charcoal to a splashing stroke of watercolor he tries capture not of the knowing but of the feeling. Allowing that unknown creative spirit to be the guide of his works from that of a Sunflower petal of a Still Life, Bustling…
Just as sound/vibration is seen as an originating vehicle in this process of manifestation, I utilized a diagrammatic version of measuring sound waves as a formal element in these paintings, as a means to convey the cycle of origin and return.
Carol Nolte is Artistic Director of Dance Collective. She choreographs for her company in NYC and Taos. She has produced dance festivals in both locations.
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My goal is to paint images that can exist in two worlds, the ancient and the modern.
Open Call for Entries for All Photographers Theme: Portraits Juror: David E. Little, Curator and Head of Photography and New Media at Minneapolis Institute Arts (MIA) Entry Fee: $30 up to 5 images; $10 each additional (no limit on number that may be submitted) Prizes: $300 for 1st; $200 for 2nd; $100 for 3rd Entries Due: October 24, 2009 Notice…
Robert Parker is an artist living in Taos that works in glass, painting, sculpture and printmaking. His works are derivative of light, pattern and color.
As an abstract painter, my influences are not always obvious, even to me. The narrative or base layer of a painting begins long before paint touches canvas, starting with a concept that is synthesized and distilled into the bones of two-dimensional form. Composed of color layers that alternate warm and cool within a minimal structure, my work is inspired by…
My award winning narrative ceramic sculptures explore levels of memory and its constructs, dealing with personal, familial, cultural and historic narratives. They are coil built and excavated and use layers of imagery and complex surface treatments to enhance the storytelling nature of the sculptures.
My work is reaching a point where my ideology and imagery are coming together, It reflects contemplation of life's process of growth, stagnation, learning and change directly as well as metaphorically.
An illustrator by profession, Winter Ross works in the mediums of fabric collage, intaglio printmaking, and traditional drawing and painting. Sample portfolios can be found on Facebook, and www.winterross.net
Exhibiting at the Mission Gallery in Taos since 1963, received various awards at the former Stables Gallery and works in various museums and private collections. Earlier works were oil, large nudes. Currently they are, primarily, watercolor landscapes.
Works in polymer clay, primarily necklaces. The jewelry is sold at the Mission Gallery in Taos and the Santa Fe museums and can be seen in Lark 500 productions.
Painter of watercolor landscapes based on living in the Southwest and travels elsewhere with his wife Elizabeth.
Each painting evolves with a shimmering red undercoat that establishes the energy for what is to come.
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Charlotte "Charlee" Shroyer paints contemporary images of human and animal figures as well as natural landscapes, arches, and structures created by man over the centuries.
Charlotte Shroyer, represented by Open Space Gallery in Taos and Amsterdam Whitney Gallery in the Chelsea Art District of New York City, combines contemporary figurative images into her abstract paintings.
To me, these paintings are about the reconciliation and integration of opposites.
Robbie Steinbach is a photographer, printmaker, and book artist. Her exhibition Corporeal/Intangible opens March 15, 2013 at the Encore Gallery in the Taos Community Auditorium. She will be exhibiting prints with fellow artist Randall LaGro. In August 2013, Steinbach will be returning to Venice, Italy, for her second artist residency under the auspices of the Emily Harvey Foundation.
A multimedia artist and educator. Her art is often an act of atonement and respects Anselm Kiefer's quote, "Art is difficult, it's not entertainment."
Fauvist landscape painter who changes colorful styles with the weather, depending on if in Mexico in winter or in Taos in summer. Also an author, Harry's Secret is available at Amazon and ekindle
Daniel's use of Pueblo designs, various plants/animals and selection of color make each S.A.D.W. piece a work of art.
With a masterful eye for color, weight and form, Teresa Swayne creates abstract monoprints that speak with excitement and eloquent grace.
Her art ranges from free-standing sculpture to site-specific installation and environmental works. Organic materials, such as tree branches & roots, willow, and basket materials, are used extensively, as well as found objects.
Terry shoots many different formats, and is perhaps best known for his panoramic images. His fine art prints are sold for commercial and residential décor applications, he shoots and licenses stock images via two stock agencies including his own website, and he does architectural photography for architects and developers.
I make abstract acrylic paintings. oil monotypes, and site-specific performances based on the movements, weights, and measures of lines, forms, colors, and spaces. My process is play, organization and distillation.
Ron has directed numerous productions in his 30 years of theatre experience. He is an acting instructor and coach as well as a video editor.
Sculptor, Delinda VanneBrightyn, works in kiln-formed glass and bronze to create contemporary figurative and organic abstract works which speak of life, growth and revelation.
Paintings of landscapes and his singular animals are perhaps the most popular subjects, though his paintings of women (particularly those painted in the late 70s and early 80s) are also in great demand.
The scenes in Wiggin's paintings may come from the use of imagination, but they are not imaginary.
The photographs are pictures of my home, northern New Mexico. Living here has taught me compassion and respect for all people and cultures.
Each piece has its own unique design of fire clouds from the firing. Angie's work is recognized for the thinness of the walls and the variety of shapes.
The diptychs strive to reveal something of this process of choosing by including choices for the viewer. I have essentially solidified an 'indecisive moment.'