ENWOMB: CAMERON KROW

Enwomb is a collection of works constructed of natural materials, and photographs of works in the landscape, offering different representations of nests, exploring them as symbols for the womb and which encourage the viewer to examine our personal relationships to mother, planet, home, and body.
Opening Reception on Friday, October 4 from 6 – 8pm
Exhibition runs: October 4 – 24, 2019

BIOPHILIA: OUR TRUE NATURE by ALISON GREEN

Layered and suggestive botanical abstractions come together in encaustic and mixed media paintings and installation. The symbiotic and poetic relationship between humans, plants and nature is explored in this exhibition.
Opening Reception on Friday, Ocotber 4 from 6 – 8pm
Exhibition runs: October 4 – 24, 2019

LIFE DRAWING, FIGURE PAINTING & PORTRAITURE

Wednesdays, Oct 2 – Nov 20, 6 – 9pm
Painter Leo Neufeld offers an 8 week class focusing on drawing and painting from the live model. This class will give students an opportunity to explore the principles of gesture, constructing the figure with the use of light and shadow, learning how to finish a drawing or painting, and how to use the materials.

ART FIX: INDEPENDENT STUDY & WEEKLY PRACTICE

Thursdays, Oct 3-Nov 21, 6 – 9pm 
Would you like time set aside to make your own art? Do you need a regular creative ‘fix’? If you respond well to the rhythm of weekly classes, would like to work more with a particular media, or want to get back into regular creative practice, this is the perfect place for you! As fellow artists and art instructors, we are here to offer valuable feedback, tips and suggestions for whatever you want to work on.
4, 6, and 8-week options available

TRACING DISAPPEARANCES

Birds & Mammals: Wed, Oct 23, 5:30-8:30pm
Plants & Insects: Wed, October 30, 5:30-8:30pm
Mammals, Reptiles & Amphibians: Wed, Nov 6, 5:30-8:30pm
Presented in partnership with 516 ARTS and UNM’s Museum of Southwest Biology (MSWB) as part of 516 ARTS exhibition, Species In Peril. Join us for three drawing moderated sessions in the MSWB at the UNM  to draw diverse specimens from the museum’s vast research collection. Learn about the biology of the region by observing taxidermy of birds and mammals, dry mounted plants and insects, and preserved mammals, reptiles, and amphibians.

Harwood, the public outreach program of Escuela del Sol Montessori, is a creative center for community.

Participating at a grassroots level, Harwood deploys the arts as a catalyst for personal empowerment, cultural enrichment and social change. We believe that equitable access to the arts and opportunities for creative expression are integral to inspired, passionate individuals and to healthy, vibrant communities.