EXHIBITION ARCHIVE

2019

Point of Interest: Ruby Troup

Exhibition Runs: June 7 – July 25, 2019

A site worth seeing, a place worth stopping. Ruby Troup received the SURFACE 2018 Harwood Art Center Solo Exhibition Award, presented annually for artistic excellence, originality of vision and dedication to practice.

SURFACE: Emerging Artists of NM

Exhibition Runs: June 7 – July 25, 2019

Harwood Art Center’s annual juried exhibition, professional development and endowed cash awards program for emerging artists currently living and working in New Mexico.

People Watching: Ian Hucke

Exhibition Runs: May 3 – 30, 2019

People-Watching is an exhibit that attempts to bring to life what we all do as we watch people—we wonder about that person’s life. The subject of each portrait is a real person, but the biographical vignette comes from what the artist imagines about the person he paints.

Four Printmakers: Aaron Bass, Helen Cozza, Laurel Lampela, Janet Shagam

Exhibitions Run: May 3 – 30, 2019

Four printmakers living in New Mexico whose work is connected by their love of making hand-pulled prints. Each artist utilizes a different approach to printmaking including low relief collagraphs, mokulito (lithography on wood), intaglio and polymer gravure.

Sympoiesis: Kaitlin Bryson & Hollis Moore

Exhibition Runs: April 5 – 25, 2019

Sympoiesis brings together experiences and ecologies of two far off places with printmaking, biosculpture, and video to show our journey alongside two rivers.

Dissolving Dichotomies: Danila Rumold

Exhibition Runs: April 5 – 25, 2019

Rooted in the knowledge that the frequently separated roles of motherhood and artistic practice are co-creative forces, Rumold incorporates the unseen labor of domestic work into her art, thus deconstructing the conventions of painting, crossing over into large-scale collages and installation.

Encompass: A Community Celebration

Exhibitions Run: March 2 – 28, 2019

Featuring four gallery exhibitions, open studios, hands-on art making projects, live music, food trucks, and activities for all ages, Encompass is both a reflection of and an offering to our community. Community Celebration: Saturday, March 2, 2019

Future Perfect

March 2 – 28, 2019

Haley Greenfeather English, Lynnette Haozous, David Leigh, Madeline MacKenzie, and Jeremy Salazar explore the Future Perfect by projecting themselves forward and looking back on actions yet to be completed through site-specific, ephemeral installations and murals in the gallery.

Recycled Heart: The Artists of ArtStreet

Exhibition Runs: February 1 – 21, 2019

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.

Jessica Gross: Ecce Rat

Exhibition Runs: January 7 – 24, 2019

In her newest exhibition, Ecce Rat, Jessica Gross asks the viewer to reflect on the similarities between humans and rats, intelligent social creatures that live alongside us, to help us understand what we value and revile in one another.

Lea Anderson & Rachel Rivera: Dark Lush

Exhibition Runs: January 7 – 24, 2019

Rachel Rivera’s large-scale drawings and Lea Anderson’s innovative instillation converge in their duel exhibition Dark Lush: embracing growth and the ability to flourish in the face of darkness and personal turmoil.

2018

When Life Becomes Floral: Zahra Marwan

January 2018

Zahra Marwan creates artwork based on stories and imagery found in her immediate environment. The works in “When Life Became Floral” reflect Marwan’s recent loss of her father and the devastation she felt afterwards.

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Encompass: A Community Celebration

March 2018

Featuring four gallery exhibitions, open studios, hands-on art making projects, live music, food trucks, and activities for all ages, Encompass is both a reflection of and an offering to our community.

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Cecilia McKinnon: Muscle Memory

June & July 2018

MUSCLE MEMORY explores the phenomena of memory as embodied within place, experienced through sculpture, installation, and textile intervention into everyday objects. Cecilia received the SURFACE 2017 Solo Exhibition Award, presented annually for artistic excellence, originality of vision and dedication to practice.

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SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico

June & July 2018

SURFACE is an annual juried exhibition, endowed awards and professional development program presented by Harwood Art Center, to support the creative and professional growth of emerging artists and to expand their visibility and viability in our community.

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Natalie Voelker: Fortitude

May 2018

Natalie Voelker’s exhibition, Fortitude: Portraits of the Perseverant, is a collection of large-scale portrait paintings depicting the complexity of human experience through the lens of the intimate, personal, and specific.

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Luanne Redeye: Frames

August 2018

Luanne Redeye’s exhibition, Frames, is a series of mixed media works and portrait paintings that weave together historical and personal narratives, familial relationships, and creativity as a way to heal.

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Aún No Escrito / Unwritten: Kemely Gomez

September 2018

Inspired by political discourse on immigration policies in the United States, Kemely Gomez has created a mixed-media installation that displays the stories of immigrant families in her community.

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Jessica Kennedy: Beautiful Unwanted

October 2018

Beautiful Unwanted deals with harmful invasive species and the impact they have when introduced into foreign ecosystems, usually for reasons of human greed or naïve fascination with the unfamiliar or “exotic.” The works in this exhibition are intended to acknowledge the destructive force of these species, while simultaneously honoring their aesthetic beauty and inherent value as life forms.

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David Disko & Dani Jeffries: View From Above

October 2018

The view from above inspires. It’s a fresh and unexpected perspective relative to the landscape. It reveals the beauty and interconnectedness of things great and small. The view from above is about the vastness of the land outside our door and 20,000 feet up, but it is also about personal imaginings within us all.

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12×12 Fundraising Exhibitions

December 2018

An exquisite evening of art and tasty treats from our favorite restaurants. Over 250 youth, emerging and established artists from New Mexico are contributing to this year’s 12×12 exhibitions. Fundraiser & Exhibition Opening: Saturday, December 1, 6 – 8pm

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Prelude

November & December 2018

Prelude, 12×12’s featured exhibition of original works by some of New Mexico’s most brilliant artists, highlights the intersections of art, design and daily living. Participating artists are Joshua Atlas, Jennifer DePaolo, Chela Gurnee, Annalea Hart, Karl Hofmann, Kenji Kondo, Zahra Marwan, Kevin Pierce, Valerie Roybal, and Pamela Wesolek.

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2017

Far Places: Mary Sweet

August 2017

Far Places features paintings and woodblock prints of three far-flung and awe-inspiring places in the world: Cathedral Lake in the Maroon Wilderness of Colorado, Greenland, and the Shikoku Japan 88 Temple Trek.

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SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico

June & July 2017

SURFACE is an annual juried exhibition, endowed awards and professional development program presented by Harwood Art Center, to support the creative and professional growth of emerging artists and to expand their visibility and viability in our community.

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Plantcraft: Joanna Keane Lopez

May 2017

Plantcraft investigates place, the human being’s relationship with flora and natural materials, the southwestern landscape’s interaction with architecture, as well as the mystique and the stories of plants that heal.

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TAXI!: Christian Gallegos

May 2017

Christian Gallegos’ vibrant paintings in TAXI! reflect his personal experience growing up at the intersection of the street life and art scene of New York City.

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Leo Neufeld: The First 50 Years

April 2017

Throughout his creative journey, Neufeld’s masterful skill and passion for aesthetics is evident. Whether painting commissioned portraits, commemorative works, or New Mexican and Californian landscapes in plein air.

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Encompass: A Community Celebration

March 2017

Encompass, a multi-generational art event features four exhibitions, open artist studios, hands-on art making projects, music, food, and the unveiling of our newest mural.

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Verge: Margaret Fitzgerald

January 2017

The paintings in Margaret’s exhibition represent a process of channeling visceral imagery and ideas into the physical world. Margaret’s sculptures involve an exploration into the fragility and strength of nature.

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Hot Iron

January 2017

The Iron Pour in Tucumcari has been drawing artists from across the US since 1999. Hot Iron
introduces Albuquerque to a broad sample of the art that is produced each year in this amazing New Mexico setting.

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