Brant Mackley Gallery and Obscura Gallery host a grand opening of their shared gallery space at 1405 Paseo de Peralta from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on June 22. Obscura Gallery represents fine art photography with a special interest in contemporary approaches to the medium and vintage 19th and 20th century works, while Brant Mackley Gallery specializes in antique North America Indian, Oceanic, Asian and African art.
“Rolande Souliere: Form and Content” is a mural project by Souliere ( Michopicoten First Nation) at IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (108 Cathedral Place) that explores the parallels and multifaceted ways in which simple geometric building blocks, such as chevrons, circles, and rectangles, have a profound affinity with Indigenous language, culture and abstraction in Western art. The mural is on display through January 2019.
“Three Cuentos (Folktales)” is Teatro Paraguas’s new bilingual show directed by Jojo Sena de Tarnoff and performed by a cast of 13 actors ranging in age from 3 to 66. This free, family-friendly production of “El Diablo de Polvo” (The Dust Devil), “Se Venden Cenizas” (Ashes For Sale) and “La Nina que riega la albahaca y el Príncipe Preguntón” (The Girl Who Waters The Basil and The Inquisitive Prince) is presented at 2 p.m. on June 24 at 3205 Calle Marie.
Hear about Santa Fe Bandstand’s summer season of free concerts by watching the latest SFAJ YouTube Video Blog. The first concert was presented on June 21. https://youtu.be/2zlR4rrzht0
Santa Fe Arts Journal thanks Santa Fe artist Gila Joy Pascale for allowing use of her 16″ x 20″ mixed media painting “Broken Promises.” Gila Joy’s work can be seen at her website gilajoypascale.com
Emily Van Cleve