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Announcing 2014 - 2015
Art School Season!

One day, multi-week, and weekend workshops.


Oppportunities for Artists Abound!

Become an apprentice, propose an exhibition, teach an art class, volunteer.
Be part of our Harwood circles.
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Harvest CSA Shares On Sale!

10 Artists + 55 Shareholders =
New Mexico's first Community Supported Art program.
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Looking for a Summer Job? 
Become a teacher or guide at Summer Art Camp! learn more & apply now >>


February Exhibitions: Recycled Heart

February Exhibitions: Recycled Heart

Friday, February 05, 6:00pm

Bringing the injustice of poverty and homelessness together, Recycled Heart is an exhibit, like all ArtStreet shows, that captures the diverse, distinct, and highly individual response of our artists to community-chosen themes. Join us for the opening on Friday, February 5. read more >

Encompass: 25 Years

Encompass: 25 Years

Saturday, March 05, 5:00pm

Featuring four gallery exhibitions, 40 open studios, collaborative art making projects and activities for all ages and more, Encompass is both a reflection of and an offering to our community. Our March 5 Community Celebration is free and open to the public. Exhibitions Run: March 5 - 25, 2016 read more >

SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico (2016)

SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico (2016)

Tuesday, March 15, 5:00pm

SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico (June - July 2016) is Harwood Art Center's 4th Annual Juried Exhibition, Awards and Professional Development Program. Applications are due Tuesday, March 15, 2016. read more >

Short Pose Figure Painting in Oils with Michelle Chrisman

Harwood Art School is pleased to offer a clothed figure painting workshop with renowned artist, Michelle Chrisman. This workshop will help you understand Impressionism and become more confident in your use of oil paints. All skill levels are welcome. Register Now >

Drawing Fundamentals with Archer Dougherty

Learn the basic tools of drawing with international artist Archer Dougherty! This workshop is a motivational and highly-instructed fundamentals course for those who wish to pursue an interest in drawing outside of academia, as a career pursuit, or as an addition to their studies in art. Register Now >

Icon Painting Workshop with Julia Lambright

Experience the unique spiritual world of the Byzantine Era through icon painting. The Icon Writing Workshop is a 2-day retreat in which participants will learn the joyful practice of icon painting in the Byzantine-Russian tradition using an ancient form of art – egg tempera.

Previous experience is not required but any art background can be very helpful. Register Now >

Hand Built Ceramics with Jen DePaolo

From sculpture to pottery, learn how coil, pinch and slab techniques are used to make contemporary ceramic art. This informal workshop will help participants of all experience levels grow their creative practice in clay through demos, exercises and one on one assistance with your project.

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Surface & Encompass Program Catalogs

Happy reading! Check out the catalogs for two of our annual capstone exhibition programs, SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico and ENCOMPASS: A Multigenerational Art Event!

Encompass Program Film

And happy watching! Here's a fantastic video from Encompass 2013. The program components and artist participation have expanded (see the above catalog), and attendance has almost doubled since then -- to 1,500 in 2015! -- but the sheer magic of this community celebration steals the show every time.



The Harwood, originally the home of the Harwood Girls School (1925-1976), is housed in a 1925 neo-classical Revival style building just north of downtown Albuquerque on the Mountain Road side of the Sawmill-Wells Park neighborhoods.
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