July 21, 2017
Welcome to Santa Fe Arts Journal, which celebrates the Santa Fe arts community through engaging articles about creative individuals and the events they present in town.
Melissa Chandon paints mid 20th century Americana, including classic cars, boats and homes, in bold and simple compositions that exude nostalgic feelings. A reception for her show “American Summer” takes place from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on July 21 at Selby Fleetwood Gallery.
“ADELITA, Women Soldiers of the Mexican Revolution” opens from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on July 21 at 7Arts Gallery. It features work by Angel Wynn that combines encaustics with contemporary photographic images.
David Jonason’s vivid, dreamlike oil paintings of the American Southwest are on display at McLarry Modern. The gallery hosts a reception for Jonason’s show “Close to Home” from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on July 21.
Santa Fe Arts Journal sends thanks to Kathleen McCloud for allowing use of an image of her 2017 acrylic, ink, oil and paper on panel painting “Venus Rising.” McCloud, who works out of her studio in the rural community of La Cieneguilla, shows her work at GF Contemporary.
Emily Van Cleve