Opposites Attract in Life and Art

Opposites Attract in Life and Art: Q & A with B. Emerson Kitsman and Joseph S. Jenike With their show, “The Passionate Journey,” opening on Saturday, October 12 at ART123 Gallery (from 7- 9pm), we sat down with painter B. Emerson Kitsman and her husband, printmaker Joseph S. Jenike, to learn more about their work. […]

The August Show

An apt metaphor for The August Show at ART123 Gallery–opening Saturday, August 10 from 7 – 9pm (during ArtsCrawl)–is an illuminating prism. Showcasing 22 local artists and over 70 artworks in a variety of media, it provides an array of diverse perspectives into Gallup’s past and present.  Importantly, two-thirds of the featured artists are Native, representing the first […]

Square Off!

Square Off! An interactive and collaborative exhibit at ART123 Gallery gallupARTS is excited to announce Square Off!, an interactive exhibition at ART123 Gallery, opening Saturday, July 13 and running through Saturday, August 3.  Featuring artists Duhon James, Jason Redhouse, Mackenzie Cheama and Tasha N., Square Off! is a unique community collaboration. Everyone—artists, non-artists, kids, adults—are […]

The April Show at ART123 Gallery

The April Show gallupARTS is pleased to announce The April Show at ART123 Gallery, opening Saturday, April 13 and running through Tuesday, May 7.  Just in time for the beginning of spring, The April Show will highlight artwork that is inspirational and transformational. This mixed media show will feature a diverse group 20 local  artists—photographers, […]

gallupARTS’ 5th Annual Youth Art Show

gallupARTS’ 5th Annual Youth Art Show gallupARTS’ largest ever show of student artwork will range from pre-school students’ embroidery and sewing to self portraits by mid and high school students. This work comes from 14 schools, 15 teachers and 200 students who will participate from across McKinley County. Some schools are returning and will have participated in all […]

What is the 15 in 30 Challenge?

The 15 in 30 challenge is an invitation to 28 local artists to create 15 original, 2D artworks within a 30 day time frame, funded by a grant from New Mexico Arts. Dana Aldis, who initially brought the concept to gallupARTS, first discovered the art challenge while living in Seattle, WA. Her first experience, called […]

A BIG “THANK YOU” for 5 Years of ArtsCrawl!

Dear ArtsCrawlers, ArtsCrawl: Let’s Have a Ball! on December 8 will be gallupARTS’ final ArtsCrawl event. In July, gallupARTS announced its strategic decision to make the 2018 season its last producing ArtsCrawl. After five years with gallupARTS at the helm, ArtsCrawl is well-established and perfectly primed for pass-off to new entity to carry it forward. […]

Why Become a gallupARTS Member? Here’s Why!

Why become a gallupARTS member? Here’s why! Reason #1: to help gallupARTS deliver on its mission to “foster creativity, culture, commerce, and quality of life in Gallup and McKinley County through the arts.” The contributions of gallupARTS members are essential in helping gallupARTS not only reach, but exceed its 2018 goals—and the year isn’t over […]

Become a Friend of gallupARTS!

As a friend of gallupARTS, you will receive: A subscription to our newsletter (get a sneak peak of our upcoming shows and events!) gallupARTS poster magnet An invitation to monthly ART123 Gallery “First Look” & “Inside Scoop” events Enter between $50-$149