Artists of the Month: June 2019
Bert paints in watercolor, oil, pastel and pencil. A Texas native, she studied art at Texas Christian University and UT Arlington. She received her BFA from NMSU and taught high school art for 12 years. She started drawing horses as soon as she could hold a pencil and continues to produce renditions of things close to her, including animals, family and remembered landscapes.
Naida is a mixed-media artist who combines gelatin monoprinting (hectography) with digital photography. She produces one-of-a-kind art pieces. She studied biology at Queens College, City University of New York and zoology at the University of Illinois, Urbana. She is a retired NMSU biology professor. She has taken several Photoshop-related workshops at the Mesilla Digital Imaging Center at the now defunct Preston Gallery, and printmaking with Ouida Touchon at the El Paso Museum of Art.
New Gallery Artist
Jane Caldwell Peacock
A native of El Paso, Jane Peacock studied art at the University of Texas at El Paso. She has been a lifelong painter and has focused on portraits of people of the Borderland as well as landscapes. She studied with Ray Lopez Aleman and Flory Korf, of El Paso, as well as nationally-renowned watercolorist, Charles Reid, of Connecticut. A resident of Santa Fe for 26 years, she focused on portraits of children of Juarez. Since moving to Las Cruces, the artist created a series of plein air paintings and graphite drawings of the Doña Ana area. She is a member of “Plein Air Painters of New Mexico” and “Let’s Paint New Mexico.”
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