Elizabeth Allencreates photos printed on steel, and loves us-ing New Mexico nature as her subjects. Media: Metal Prints and Sculpture, Photography. Locale: Saturday Arts and Crafts Fair/Market, Silver City, May-October. Email: email@example.com
Libby Beckis addicted to beading and also likes to paint and sculpt. The love of Appaloosa horses led her to learn Native American styles of beadwork. Air, fire, water and earth are all in-spiring to her. Blessed be. Media: beads, leather, oil, watercolor, colored pencil, mixed. Locale: Silver Spirit Gallery. 534-0569. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Studio: Crystal Rainbow Arts, Arenas Valley.
Jean Robert P. Be’ffort ‘scollaged graphic constructions are layered with surreal juxtapositions of text and images intermingled with recycled found objects that illustrate stories of reinterpretation through visual narrative. Media: assemblage sculpture, text/image collage, mosaic. Locale: (a)sp”A”ce: Stu-dio/Art Gallery. 583-3333 Email: email@example.com
Luanne Brootenuses various media to paint Southwest scenes, messages, and historic Native American designs in bright colors. She loves making bags, coats, and dresses of recycled materials. Media: pen and ink, watercolor, acrylic, fab-ric, collage. Locales: Copper Quail Gallery, Silver Spirit Gallery. 590-2006. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Steve Brootenbelieves everything is in the details: how lines, shapes light and color come together. It takes an artist to make a photographic work of art. Medium: photography. Locale: Silver Spirit Gallery. 538-144. Email: Stevebrooten6gmail.com
Suzi Calhouncreates functional items using bright happy col-ors. She creates vessels from clay and fiber. Media: ceramic, knitting, felting, and other fabrics. Locale: Art and Conversation/Yada Yada Yarn. 388-3350. Email: email@example.com
Lois DeLongpaints landscapes, portraits and still life, often using imagery of the Southwest as her subject matter. Her style is primarily realistic with a touch of impressionism. Me-dia: oil, watercolor. Locales: Gila Regional Medical Center, Pinos Altos Church Gallery, Silver Spirit Gallery, Lois DeLong Studio. 388-4759. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lanora Elmeris a self-taught artist who has been crating works of art since childhood. Her current work is centered on western design wall-hangings and mixed media art. Me-dia: copper, recycled cans, gourds, leather acrylics. Locales: Creation and Adornments, Running Horse Gallery. 535-4200 Email: email@example.com
Gerry Gordonstudied at Virginia Commonwealth University and majored in painting and printmaking. He draws and paints but the jewels he turns into wearable sculptures are his delight. Media: nat-ural gemstones (precious and semi-precious stones), silver, mixed media paintings, photography and drawing. Locales: Copper Quail Gallery, Silver Spirit Gallery, G’s Tees. 388-4440.
Mary Gravellecreates elegant and yet whimsical, colorful art and design. Media: mixed media, digital media, graphic design, web development, and acrylic. Locale: Tatiana Maria Gallery, Shevek's Restaurant. 956-7315. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Deb Harclerode’slove affair with the unique Southwest influences what she paints in her representational and contemporary watercolors and acrylics. Good art lifts the spirit. Media: watercolor, acrylic, prints. Locales: Silver Spirit Gallery, Desert Artisans Gallery, Tucson. 520-721-4895 Email: Hardoo1@aol.com
Barbara L. Harrisonis well-known for her abstract brass wall sculptures. She has corporate commissions, including Bank of Tokyo and Neiman Marcus. Her recycled steel sculptures, made of found objects from local mines, can be seen mainly in her studio/gallery. Medium: recycled steel objects. Locales: Creations and Adornments, Del Canto Gallery, Tucson, and Latigo Trail Gallery. 941-387-8589. Email: email@example.com
Jean W. Hatfieldenjoys exploring new techniques and media. She likes to help her students at the Silver City Senior Citizen Center do the same. Media: graphite pencils, colored pencils, watercolor pen-cils, watercolor, pastels. Locales: Pinos Altos Church Gallery, Silver Spirit Gallery, JW Art Gallery. 519-2977. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Therese Higginsattended New York’s Japanese Cultural Center, The NY Studio School, Rocky Mountain College of Art and WNMU. She produces unique jewelry using various beads, glass, crystal, metal and more. Media: copper, silver, glass, stone, crystal, hand painted shower curtains. Locales: G’s Tees, The Silver City Trading Company. 538-3971.
Jeff and Debbie Kuhnscreate high-fired stoneware pottery, both wheel-thrown and sculptural. Jeff is a Master Potter and has discovered that the essence of a pot is its form. Mixing their own glazes allows for a wider range of creativity. Medium: clay. Locales: Mountain Arts Gallery, Ruidoso, NM, Worthington Gallery, Springdale, UT, Lois Duffy Gallery, Kuhns Pottery Studio. 534-9389. Email: email@example.com
Tatiana Kurakin and Jim Druffeldesign furniture that they call “Spanish primitive”. Evocative of New Mexico colonial styles, their pieces further integrate Pueblo design elements with early Spanish Renaissance construction and detailing. Medium: ponderosa pine, brass, iron. Locale: Tatiana Maria Gallery. 388-4426. Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Phoebe Lawrencecreates functional and sculptural work that reflects her Southwest heritage and joy in the creative process. She focuses on form, design, surface texture and color. Media: ceramics, photography. Locales: Copper Quail Gallery, Silver Spirit Gallery (SVA area). 534-0180. Email: email@example.com
Pat Clayton Leffhas a continuing interest in exploring color, shape and texture using various media. She enjoys the ex-citement of working through the endless possibilities of every piece–the process is the important part. Media: multiple. Locale: Dragonfly Studio 388-8646. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cindy Lindhorn’swhimsical and clever animal designs are collected by enthusiasts around the world. Media: acrylic, pastel, watercolor, polymer clay. Locales: Silver Spirit Gallery, The Mar-ketplace. 719-440-6646. Email email@example.com
Karen E. Muenchfeels a oneness, a harmony and a genuineness with herself when she is engaged in the creative process. Creating art helps her feel her feel in control of her inner life when her outer life seems chaotic. Media: watercolor, gouache. Locales: Hearst Church Gellery, Running Horse Gallery, Glenwood, Sun Vallery Do It Best Center. 388-1607
David Mulvennaenjoys a relationship between creativity and spirituality. Working with transcendental, metaphysical and psychic subjective visions of an extended human consciousness of cosmic creativity to create his pieces. Media: oil, metal, mixed media. Locales: The Artist Lair, Creations and Adornments, Vickies Restau-rant. 590-4541. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mary Alice Murphylooks for patterns, light and colors in nature. She also enjoys architectural and journalistic photography. Medium: photography. Locale: JW Art Gallery. 574-2703. Email: email@example.com
James Palmeris a traditional representational sculptor whose fine limited edition bronzes feature equine, figurative, and wildlife subjects. Medium: clay to bronze. Locale: Studio Behind the Mountain, Silver Spirit Gallery (SVA area). 388-3277. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Diane Reedis a silversmith with Native American training. She does original and custom designs. Media: sterling silver, precious and semi-precious gemstones. Locales: Creations and Adornments, Doc Campbell’s Trading Post, Silver Spirit Gallery, Gila Valley Hardware Store. 534-4269. Email: email@example.com
Jean Siebenthalpaints out of enthusiasm for the process. Her work is alive with that energy. Whether it’s landscape, seascape or abstract, her work captivates. Media: oil, acrylic, pencil, watercolor. Locales: Cienega Spa and Gallery, Silver Spirit Gallery, Hidden Dragon Studio. 519-8942 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chris Sowerspresents hand-crafted ceramic pieces that are made to be used and enjoyed by family and friends. Each piece is personally crafted and has its own individual spirit even though pieces may be similar, no two are exactly alike. Locale: Curious Kumquat, Saturday Art Market. 313-6468Email: email@example.com
Cecilia Stanford’swork is inspired by her career in Theatre Arts and an interest in decorative arts. These influences produce color and, hopefully, wit. Medium: mixed. Locales: Blue Dome Gallery at Bear Mountain Lodge. 956-5759. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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