First Friday Artscrawl— Inpost Artspace Reception: Cold Sweat— work by Rita Bard, Loc Huynh, and Laura Wacha

Cold Sweat is a three-person exhibition of new work by Rita Bard (Santa Fe, NM), Loc Huynh (Denton, TX), and Laura Wacha (Bernardo, NM). In uncertain times such as these, humor is a tool that can give us relief while simultaneously sharpening one’s critical engagement with a subject. All three artists in this exhibition employ humor to engage with a pastiche of considerable topics: Comics, Pop art, theater, television, interpersonal dynamics, politics, and popular culture are but a few references that come to mind when viewing the work of the these highly energetic and colorful artists. The writer Kimberly Drew states, “anxiety is the opposite of freedom. Anxiety is like wading in fear. We’re all buoyed by what we have and what we’re willing to do to keep it. And there’s a fine line between inner peace and ignorance.” These artists, like us, are dealing with personal and collective anxieties, and through their individualized freedom of expression, they help both artist and viewer grapple with both complex and mundane issues.

Exhibition dates: October 27, 2019-February 1, 2020

First Friday Artscrawl: Inpost Artspace Reception: FLOW RIDING EDGE WHISPRS: WORK BY timothy jason reed

A dynamic selection of abstract drawings and paintings by Santa Fe-based artist timothy jason reed, who describes his work as “…whispers and rhythms…ideas and inspirations, gently inviting you into their dance / swimming with the song of your gaze.” Born in 1976, reed was raised in Tongva land (Southern California) and has been living and working around po’oge (Santa Fe) for approximately ten years. His large paintings present powerful evidence of a self-imposed challenge to connect to a creative “flow state” directly influenced by an intensely productive and enlightening drawing practice. This astonishing work is intuitive, vibrant, and kaleidoscopic, while earnestly uniting with deeper channels of collective consciousness.

Exhibition Dates: August 19- October 26

Artist Reception: First Friday ARTScrawl, Friday, September 6, 5 – 7pm

Exhibition may be viewed during the reception, Outpost performances, box office hours, (M-F 2-5:30pm), and by appointment. Gallery is FREE of charge.

Ranging Conversation: Artwork by Edgar Sorrells-Adewale

The Inpost Artspace’s Summer/New Mexico Jazz Festival exhibition features Ranging Conversation: Artwork by Edgar Sorrells-Adewale. Spanning 1985 to the present, this body of work interacts with, and mixes, various materials. Sorrells-Adewale states, “I view art-making as similar to wide ranging conversations with friends. Sometimes a certain musical tune inspires a way to develop an idea”. The work in Ranging Conversation includes mixed-media paintings, sculptural forms using various materials, graphite drawings and large paper collages. Edgar Sorrells-Adewale was born in Philadelphia, PA and received his BS degree from Morgan State College (now University), Baltimore, MD, as well as an MFA from Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA. He has taught in the art departments of Howard University, Washington, DC, Cheyney State College (now University), Cheyney, PA and Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in venues that include U.S. Ambassador Reddick’s residence in Niamey, Niger, West Africa, various European sites in connection with the Arts America Program, USIA arranged exhibition, “Crossing Over, Changing Places”, The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Emerson Gallery, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean VA, The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY, and many more. He currently works and lives with his wife Raine, a basket weaver, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Exhibition Dates: Exhibition Dates: May 28, 2019 –August 17

Artist Reception: Sunday, July 21 | 2 – 4pm

Exhibition may be viewed during the reception, Outpost performances, box office hours, (M-F 2-5:30pm), and by appointment. Gallery is FREE of charge.

Inpost Print 2019

 

The Inpost Artspace is pleased to announce Inpost Print 2019.  Exhibiting artists are Christine Adams, Eryn Bathke, Stefan Batista, Diana Cervantes, Elena Carrasco, Linda Davidson, Jessica Gross, Calliandra Hermanson, Julianna Kirwin, Kathleen Keaveny, Louis Ocepek, Ben Shoenburg, Larry Schulte, and Robbie Sugg.  Printmaking techniques include Monotype, Serigraphy, Lithography, Woodcut, Collograph, Etching, Relief and Chin Collé.

The Inpost Artspace is a nonprofit venue housed with the Outpost Performance Space, which hosts internationally recognized musicians.  We have been presenting visual art exhibits since 1996. The duality of the space increases the visibility of the artwork to a broader audience and creates dialogue between visual and performing arts communities.

Exhibition Dates: Monday, April 1, 2019 – Friday, May 25, 2019

Artist Reception: First Friday ARTScrawl, May 3, 2019 // 5 – 7pm

Exhibition may be viewed during the reception, Outpost performances, box office hours, (M-F 2-5:30pm), and by appointment. Gallery is FREE of charge.

Inpost Artspace Reception: Adjacent Possible | Artwork by Isadora Stowe

Artist Reception:   Friday, March 15, 2019 / 5 – 7pm

The Inpost Artspace is pleased to announce Adjacent Possible, a selection of monotypes created while in residence at Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont by Isadora Stowe.  Additionally, each monotype is layered with spray-paint, stencils, collage and abstracted topographical map drawings.  The maps are connected and separated areas of the southwest borders of New Mexico, Texas and Mexico. Stowe’s work explores identity and space construction, real or imagined. She is interested in the ideas of place and cultural constructions and states, “maps are established to show us where we are, but when made ambiguous, a sense of direction can be lost and questions about our own constructions of where and who we are surface”.  The title of the show, Adjacent Possible,references Steven Johnson’s description in which he illuminates the adjacent possible as “the kind of future, hovering on the edges of the present state of things, mapped in which the present can reinvent itself…”.

Isadora Stowe is a multi-media artist and arts lecturer whose work focuses on the narrative of environment translated and coded into complex psychological landscapes. Stowe grew up in the southwest border region, living and working in New Mexico, Texas and Mexico. She credits these experiences for providing a heightened awareness of geographical and political boundaries; and a fascination with the exploration of identity of self in her work. Stowe earned her BFA in Painting with a double major in Cultural Anthropology, a minor in Native American Studies and an MFA in Painting & Drawing at New Mexico State University. She exhibits her work widely and is represented in many collections across the country and in Mexico.

Exhibition Dates:   Monday, January 28, 2019 – March 30, 2019

The exhibition may be viewed during the reception, Outpost performances, box office hours, (M-F 2-5:30pm), and by appointment. The Inpost Artspace Gallery is FREE of charge.

OUTPOST MEMBERS BIENNIAL EXHIBITION

RECEPTION: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 5-7PM –FIRST FRIDAY ARTSCRAWL

The Inpost Artspace is pleased to announce Outpost Members Biennial Exhibition.  We will be presenting contemporary regional artists working in 2D mediums.  Artists include Virginia Baich, Michael Bell, Matthew Bollinger, Garrick Bowra, Jill Christian, Sharon Eldridge, Linda Holland, Rudy Miera, Wayne Mikosz, Bill Mohr, Louis Ocepek, Bomi Parakh, and Riha Rothberg.  The exhibition will feature a curated selection of the Outpost Member’s many creative individuals and highlight the collective artistic wealth that exists amongst its diverse audience.

The Inpost Artspace is a nonprofit venue housed with the Outpost Performance Space, which hosts internationally recognized musicians.  We have been presenting visual art exhibits since 1996.  The duality of the space increases the visibility of the artwork to a broader audience and creates dialogue between visual and performing arts communities.

EXHIBITION DATES: DECEMBER 3, 2018 – JANUARY 26, 2019

Inpost Artspace Reception: Night Navigation | Artwork by Derek Chan

The Inpost Artspace is pleased to announce Night Navigation, a selection of inter-connected artworks from 2013 to the present, by Derek Chan. The artworks in Night Navigation look to celestial phenomena as a guiding force during uncertain times. The exhibition features recent acrylic paintings on panel inspired by rare cosmic and geological events amidst the speed and rate of change of modern life. Also included, are three mixed-media banner pieces on amate bark paper from 2013 and updated in 2018. These banners draw influence from the Dresden Codex; the oldest surviving book of the Americas. Within the book, the pre-Columbian Maya peoples recorded their observations of lunar phenomena, planetary cycles and other astronomical occurrences. These observations were aided by the Maya peoples fully developed written and numerical system. It is this numerical system in which Chan’s banner pieces reference and re-interpret through modern day glyphs. A recent element in his work is the symbol of the labyrinth. The act of following or creating a labyrinth is thought by some to be a balancing and healing practice. The exhibition will also include an interactive element and short animation.

Derek is a visual artist based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He was born in Berkeley, California. He received a BA from the University of California, Los Angeles and later an MFA from the University of Illinois, Chicago. Participating as a Monastic-monk, Derek worked in collaboration with Chicago artist and urban planner Theaster Gates, for Gates’ contribution to the 2010 Whitney Biennial. In 2013, Derek participated in the Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program. His work has been exhibited at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Carrie Secrist Gallery, the Roswell Museum and Art Center, the Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe and David Richard Gallery among others. In 2018, he will have work on view in the Living Architecture exhibition at 6018 North, Chicago. Derek is adjunct instructor of drawing at the University of New Mexico for the Fall 2018 semester.

Artist Reception: First Friday, November 2, 2018 // 5 – 7 pm
Exhibition Dates: October 29 – December 1, 2018

Exhibition may be viewed during the reception, Outpost performances, box office hours, (M-F 2-5:30pm), and by appointment. Gallery is FREE of charge.

Inpost Artspace Reception: Beatitude Studies: Recent Drawings by Titus O’Brien

The Inpost Artspace opens the Fall season with an exhibit of new work by Titus O’Brien. With these recent drawings, O’Brien constructs luminous designs overlaying mark and color reminiscent of arbors, mazes, and arabesque patterns. He states, “The drawings in this exhibition were conceived as studies for paintings intended to be called “Beatitudes.” The drawing process often has a heightened sense of investigation. Here, the concrete investigation is into how a series of game-like systems, shaped by an engaged intuition, are used to deploy line and color across a two-dimensional surface to compelling effect. The telos – the direction or meaning – of this labor is the desire to produce (both for the artist and viewer) a shift in attention that is in some way uplifting and settling, enlivening and reassuring. In other words, to express something true and good.” FREE!

Reception: Friday, September 7, 5 – 7pm
Exhibition Dates: September 4 – Saturday, October 27

Inpost Artspace Reception: Musicians Making Art

The Inpost Artspace announces its summer exhibit, Musicians Making Art, which is presented in conjunction with the 13th Annual New Mexico Jazz Festival. This exhibit connects the endeavors of music-making with those of creating visual art. The show features a wide range of styles and subject matter, including drawing, painting, and sculptural objects and highlights another side of our gifted New Mexico based music practitioners.  Featured, is work by bassists,Terry Bluhm, Christine Nelson & Susan Holmes; drummer, Cal Haines; brass players, Mark Weaver & Jonathan Baldwin; guitarist/vocalists, Claudio Tolouse, Armando Ortega & Mark Weber, and more.

Reception: Sunday, July 15th, 2018, 2-4pm | Exhibition: July 1 – August 26

THIS IS A FREE EVENT!

Theta Scapes: New Paintings and Drawings by Jon Pearson

Jon Pearson is an artist from Des Moines Iowa who has lived in New Mexico for the last two years. His work recently has explored the dreamy terrains of the subconscious. Through recent solo shows such as Dream Chatter and Sandbox Therapy his visual work has developed to include abstracted landscapes derived from high desert mountain hikes and incorporates dream imagery and images from the subconscious mind. His recent body of work Theta Scapes is made in such a way to allow the imagination to implant in each painting a series of discoveries. Through layers and detail and continued viewing of each piece a narrative can be derived and related back to the title of each work.

Reception: Friday, May 11th, 2018, 5-7pm | Exhibition: April 30 – June 8

Exhibition may be viewed during the reception, Outpost performances, box office hours, (M-F 2-5:30pm), and by appointment.

THIS IS A FREE EVENT!

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