Artists of the Month: November 2020
Meredith’s interest in fabrics and fiber started early when she first learned to sew. She experimented with painting and drawing throughout her youth and early adulthood. After some tie designing and fabricating costumes for the No Strings Theatre Company, she decided to experiment with fabric and fiber as artistic media. She primarily uses recycled fabric, yarns, beads, and leather, along with found objects and decorative items from thrift stores, for a variety of techniques.
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 reeds, yarns, wood objects and beads. The beauty and diversity of New Mexico often serves as an inspiration for her art.
New Gallery Artist
Mark has lived in Las Cruces since 2018. He paints in pastels and draws portraits and figure studies in charcoal. He is a retired architect from the Pacific Northwest. Mark was born in Oak Park, Illinois, and grew up in California and Oregon. He attended the University of Oregon where he earned a five-year Bachelors of Architecture degree. While at Oregon, Mark studied pastel painting and drawing. Having retired, he is now rekindling his interest in fine art and developing his painting and drawing skills.
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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