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 […]

Press Release: Important ArtsCrawl Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Rose Eason, Executive Director, gallupARTS 8.24.18                          505-488-2136                    executivedirector@galluparts.org gallupARTS Announces an ArtsCrawl Update gallupARTS would like to share an important ArtsCrawl update. It’s an exciting time in ArtsCrawl’s history. This […]

Q & A with Break-through Artist Tasha N.

Tasha N. is an emerging local mixed media artist who has broken into Gallup’s art scene in the last year. Starting with her first every gallery show at ART123 Gallery in August 2017, Tasha has immersed herself in Gallup’s creative ecosystem and has added a tremendous energy to the community. She’s lent her talents to enhance […]

Challenge Gallup

gallupARTS is proud to present “Challenge Gallup: A Native Artist Group Show for Social Justice” at ART123 Gallery. Opening on Saturday, July 14 from 7 – 9pm (during ArtsCrawl) and running through Saturday, August 4, Challenge Gallup spotlights 11 Native artists whose work tackles timely and relevant social justice issues, from homelessness to diabetes to […]

Up Close & Personal with Shannon Gurley O’Donnell

Shannon Gurley O’Donnell opens her second solo show at ART123 Gallery on June 8. For her first solo show last year, Shannon presented “Cosmos,” a series of large-scale, space-themed, totally mesmerizing paintings. This year, she is going small with “Little Treasures: A Collection of Small Paintings.” Curious about what downsizing is like for an artist, we […]

Q & A with Tine Hayes

Local artist Tine Hayes is making his return to Gallup’s gallery scene this month with a solo show at ART123 Gallery from May 12 – June 5. To celebrate his most recent work, we sat down with Tine and asked him a few questions. His answers are inspired and inspiring! Q: How long have you been […]

Questions About Art & Life for David Montelongo

David Montelongo has been making art for 56 years. In celebration of his first-ever gallery show—a retrospective of his work spanning six decades–I recently sat down with him to learn how his interest in art developed, how his practice evolved over the years, and how he maintained his passion for art as his life and […]

Guest Blog: The Art of Rangoli by Padma Komaravolu

This month, ART123 Gallery is proud to present “Rangoli: Traditional Folk Art of India – The Art of Colors and Patterns” by local artist Padma Komaravolu. This is a totally new adventure for the Gallery–we’ve never done this type of show before. The Rangoli art created for the show isn’t meant to last (see it while […]

November’s Featured Artist: Arnulfo Pena

According to Wikipedia, November is a month of many observances: it’s National Novel Writing Month, Native American Heritage Month, and National Veteran and Military Families Month. Of course, it’s also the start of the holiday season. Lucky for you, gallupARTS has you covered. We’re celebrating all of the above with special events, workshops and art […]