Artists of the Month: October 2018
Frank is a native son of a New Mexico family. Frank is a National Landscape Painting Competition finalist. His paintings, pastels, and etchings are in private collections worldwide. Known for dramatic use of color and texture, his work was once dedicated to the ever-changing landscape and the mystery of ancient American symbols and imagery. Now he dedicates his skills to the majesty, grace and hope intrinsic to Nature’s praise forms. His pastels and paintings are a reflection of God’s love and blessing to all who believe in the promise of salvation.
Bob, a photographer, is originally from the New York City area. He is a self-taught photographer whose work is influenced by Ansel Adams, Joe McNally and several photojournalists. He moved to Las Cruces in 2009 after a 40-year career as an editor for the New York Times.
New Gallery Artist
Ray began painting about four years ago. He is basically self-taught, having only taken some instruction from local artists. Ray comments: “I have always had a keen sense of observation and a strong sense of my surroundings. I enjoy painting what I see and feel. I particularly enjoy painting people because their faces usually tell what is going on in their lives. I also enjoy landscapes for their depth, color and light. I feel my paintings are a reflections of who I am and the world I live in. I find pleasure in sharing them.” Ponteri’s work has been shown at Mas Art Frame and Art Supplies, M. Philip’s Fine Art Gallery, Picacho Hills Country Club, Cafe de Mesilla and Le Rendez-vous Cafe.
In addition, the gallery artists offer art in many media, which include:
original paintings, photography, jewelry, art tile, 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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