Artists of the Month: October 2019
Jane, a Las Cruces resident since 1959, has painted since the age of eight. Her serious painting began around 2005. Jane’s main media of painting is oil and some acrylic. Her major artistic themes center around nature, with emphasis on animals, flowers, birds and landscapes. She is an active member in several art organizations.
Kerry’s passion for art has been since her early childhood. She attended the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque as a flute performance major, and eventually earned a B.S. in Fashion/Costume Design from Incarnate Word University in San Antonio, Texas. She became a Home Education teacher and eventually switched to teaching elementary art in public schools. Needing to learn ceramics in order to teach her own students, she took a college-level class on clay hand-building. This whet her appetite for working with clay even more.
New Gallery Artist
Jan spent her professional life with a major computer company as an education consultant. By accident, and with a good friend’s encouragement, she started weaving and found that it had become a passion that brought her a great sense of joy and accomplishment. While she prefers the colors of nature, you will often find her weaving with colorful reed, yarns, wood objects and beads. The beauty and diversity of New Mexico often serves as an inspiration for her art. “I hope those who give my creations a home find joy and beauty in them.” -Jan
In addition, the gallery artists offer art in many media, which include:
original paintings, photography, jewelry, ceramics, fabric collage,
stained glass and gourds, as well as affordable note cards and prints.
For further information please call 575-522-2933.
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