Thursday, May 28, 2009

and more Summer of Love

June 5th: "Summer of Love Opening Reception"

New Works by all Gallery Artists fitting the "Summer of Love" theme

5:00-7:00 pm Call 575-758-3911 for more info

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Call to artists

Anyone who wants to paint a body for the Hippie Homecoming.
Paint provided, prizes for top painted bodies, and no fees to enter.
June 21 from 10 am to 4 pm.
We're also looking for volunteers who want to help out with the event, live bodies to paint, and sponsors who want to donate money to sponsor a painted body.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009


Celebrating the Summer of Love...

Wilder Nightingale Fine Art

presentsPlein Air artists
Peggy Immel, Kemper Coley and Judith Stroh-Miller
have taken treks out into the wilderness of Taos and captured its uncompromised beauty.
FAR OUT is a must see and we hope you'll take the trek with us..
May 23 - June 21, 2009 Meet the artists May 23 from 5-7pm.
WIlder Nightingale Fine Art
119 Kit Carson Road
Call 575-758-3255 for more information

Monday, May 18, 2009

YES MEN are very invited --

Don't miss "Girls Night Out".
Four women perform
Toas Inn May 24 7:00pm.
Patty Sheehan, Tenney Welsh, Meridth Bliss and a special out of town guest.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009


the taos gallery is seeking artists for its first annual “Local Color” Exhibit in honor of Betsy Carey. The artwork will be displayed at the Gallery on the Green at Taos Country Club.
the taos gallery is offering this opportunity to any artist / any medium who resides in Taos County, New Mexico.
· the exhibition is open to all media / subject matter – with the theme “Local Color”
· non-refundable jury fee of $15.00 per image / up to 3 images will be reviewed
· the selected artists will be included in a Two Month Juried Group Exhibition at the Gallery on the Green, located at the Taos Country Club, and an online exhibition through our website.
· original artwork only! reproductions & giclees will NOT be considered
materials to submit:
· a c.d. with up to 3 (three) .jpg images that you would like to be considered for the juried exhibition. work submitted should not have been previously displayed in an exhibition or gallery.
· a list stating the titles, medium, size, and retail price corresponding with your c.d. of images
· a current artist statement & resume
· any supporting materials you would like to share, i.e. articles, portfolio
· a self addressed envelope, with CORRECT POSTAGE, if you would like your materials returned to you. materials will NOT be returned without a SASE.
deadline for materials: May 29, 2009
artists notified NO LATER THAN: Wednesday, June 3, 2009
artwork delivered to country club on: Tuesday, June 9, 2009 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
juried exhibition dates: june 12, 2009 – july 31, 2009
artwork picked up on: Saturday August 1, 2009 from 12:00pm to 4:00 pm
reception: june 12, 2009 – 5:00 to 7:00 pm

Materials should be taken to :
the taos gallery – 103 Paseo del Pueblo Norte – Taos, NM 87571

Questions should be directed to:

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Leigh Gusterson

Painting In Your Own Backyard Workshop

Location: Outdoor Locations
One of Taos' favorite artists has a few more openings for her summer painting workshop:Painting In Your Own Backyard
Explore and paint various outdoor locations $550 for one week of oil painting insruction culminating in a one day exhibit at the Stables Gallery
For further information or to register contact Leigh Gusterson, 575-751-3402 or
Space is limited

Free Painting Demonstration: Craig Srebnik

Secrets from the Masters:
Painting Flesh Tones & Portraits
Craig Srebnik will demonstrate highlights from his weekly classes and workshops, such as “secrets” used by Classical through contemporary painting Masters; establishing the composition, light and dark masses, the proportions and structure of the head; portrait artists’ methods of rendering facial features; selecting and mixing colors on the palette; layering and blending naturalistic skin tones on the canvas; capturing the warm, cool and neutral variations, and the transparency of the flesh; alla prima brush and palette knife techniques; interpreting the effects of light and atmosphere; and helpful studio tips.

Friday, May 8, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Artisan Art Supply
1046 Paseo del Pueblo Sur
Taos, NM 87571
575 751-0802
Reservations appreciated.
For more information:

E.L. Blumenschein Home and Museum Events

May 8th - 10th, 2009THE SUMMER OF LOVE - ALTERED REALITY Digital Art Exhibit The Blumenschein Home and Museum will open for three days with a digital art exhibit based on images from nature and the man-made world. Each image has been "altered" to show a different reality. From the psychedelic to the surreal, these images are truly "mind blowing" and represent a new genre in digital imagery. FREE admission to the Summer of Love Altered Reality Digital Art Exhibit. Hours: Friday, May 8th 4:00 to 7:00, Saturday, May 9th 10:00 to 5:00, Sunday, May 10th noon to 5:00Location: E.L. Blumenschein Home and Museum

May 9th, 2009 10:00 AM - 2:00 pmSpecial Guest, Painter and author, Jonathan Warm DayJonathan Warm Day, well-known painter and author, will be available on Saturday, May 9th, from 10:00 to 2:00 p.m to sign the following books: Taos Pueblo: Painted Stories, Kiki's Journey, and On My Block.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

David Vedoe

Taos Artist

A Solo Exhibition of 20 New Paintings
and some older paintings painted in Denmark over the years.
The new paintings are featuring themes from: Life in and around Taos,
Art & Architecture, The current Political Crisis & some
Abstract Works

Gallery Keld Nielsen
Copenhagen, Denmark

There will be two opening receptions to meet the artist
April 22 & April 24, 2009

The show will be up for a month.

See the artwork:

See the Gallery:

The text is all in danish on the web site - however, the artwork is speaking for it self.
Art Work by David Vedoe can now be seen in Taos at:
Taos Art Plaza Across from Smith's
Galleria Nativa on The Plaza
Casa de Mercedes Studio on Gusdorf Road
On the Web:

Sunday, May 3, 2009

That Was Then, This Is TAO

First Annual “TAO Masquerade Ball” is happening on Friday, June 19th from 8:30 – 11:30 PM at the Taos Art Plaza, 223 Paseo del Pueblo Sur. The purchase of a ticket includes a white mask to create a unique persona by decorating, adorning or styling before attending the ball. In the “Artist Ball” style, we anticipate an exciting charismatic party with live dance music by the “Time Machine”. Tickets can be purchased at the TAO Office, the Taos Art Plaza, Vibrations and the Alley Cantina. Ticket cost: $10 includes a white paper mache’ mask to decorate & $17 at the door – includes a mask of your choice decorated by a local artist. Contact: TAO Office at 575-751-0071.


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