Must-See Art Guide: Santa Fe

This week's guide features Georgia O'Keeffe, Emily Mason, Chris Morel, and more.

Emily Mason, Betel Leaf (1999). Courtesy of LewAllen Galleries.

Calling all Santa Feians: in just a few weeks, your city is about to get even more artsy than usual with the opening of Art Santa Fe. Now in its 16th year, this fair showcases the vibrant local art scene while also playing host to a number of galleries from around the world. But, as any residents know, there’s more for art lovers to see in this city than just these annual events. Take a stroll (or, more likely, an air-conditioned car ride) to visit all the different exhibitions on view throughout the city. There’s the always wonderful Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, which currently has a unique installation of 51 watercolors of the Texas landscape by the artist on display, and then there’s a raft of must-see show at venues like Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, David Richard Gallery, LewAllen Galleries, and many more. Between the stunning desert views and all the art on display, you’re certain to end your tour inspired and ready for a margarita.

Joan Watts, 0-7 (2003). Courtesy of Charlotte Jackson Fine Art.

Joan Watts, 0-7 (2003). Courtesy of Charlotte Jackson Fine Art.

Exhibition:Joan Watts: Sero plus III
When:
May 27–June 27, 2016
Where:
Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, 554 Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Chris Morel, Capitol City, CO (2016). Courtesy of Nedra Matteucci Galleries.

Chris Morel, Capitol City, CO (2016). Courtesy of Nedra Matteucci Galleries.

Exhibition: Natural Wonders: Paintings by Chris Morel and Sculpture by Dan Ostermiller
When: J
une 25–July 16, 2016
Where:
Nedra Matteucci Galleries, 1075 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Esteban Cabeza de Baca, Illusion of Oasis Making You Look Twice (2015). Courtesy of David Richard Gallery.

Esteban Cabeza de Baca, Illusion of Oasis Making You Look Twice (2015). Courtesy of David Richard Gallery.

Exhibition: The Narrative Figure
When:
May 10–July 4, 2016
Where:
David Richard Gallery, 544 S. Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Exhibition: Emily Mason: Ripple Effect
When:
June 3–July 17, 2016
Where:
LewAllen Galleries, 1613 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Chris Maynard, Singing Bird 21 (2015). Courtesy of Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe.

Chris Maynard, Singing Bird 21 (2015). Courtesy of Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe.

Exhibition: THE ART OF CHRIS MAYNARD
When:
June 24–July 23, 2016
Where:
Gerald Peters Gallery, 1005 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Catherine Eaton Skinner, Ken I. Courtesy of Mill Contemporary.

Catherine Eaton Skinner, Ken I. Courtesy of Mill Contemporary.

Exhibition: Catherine Eaton Skinner: HOZHO
When: June 3–July 16, 2016
Where:
Mill Contemporary, 702 1/2 Canyon Rd., Gypsy Alley, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Gwynn Murrill, Cat Walking Downstairs Maquette (2008). Courtesy of Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe.

Gwynn Murrill, Cat Walking Downstairs Maquette (2008). Courtesy of Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe.

Exhibition: GWYNN MURRILL: NEARING NATURE
When: June 24–July 23, 2016
Where:
Gerald Peters Gallery, 1005 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Cheryl Ann Thomas. Courtesy of William Siegal Gallery.

Cheryl Ann Thomas. Courtesy of William Siegal Gallery.

Exhibition: Perchance – Ceramic Sculpture by Cheryl Ann Thomas
When: June 24–July 26, 2016
Where: William Siegal Gallery, 540 South Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Exhibition:Francis Di Fronzo: The Half-Life of Dreams
When:
June 24–July 23, 2016
Where: Evoke Contemporary, 550 South Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Georgia O’Keeffe. Courtesy of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum.

Georgia O’Keeffe. Courtesy of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum.

Exhibition:Georgia O’Keeffe’s Far Wide Texas
When:
April 29–October 30, 2016
Where: Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, 217 Johnson Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Jeff Kahm, DOMAIN. Courtesy of Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art.

Jeff Kahm, DOMAIN. Courtesy of Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art.

Exhibition: “Jeff Kahm: New Paintings
When:
June 3–July 4, 2016
Where:
Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art, 558 Canyon Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Melissa Cody, Water’s Edge. Courtesy of form & concept.

Melissa Cody, Water’s Edge. Courtesy of form & concept.

Exhibition: “Made in the Desert
When:
May 27–August 22, 2016
Where: form & concept, 435 S Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico


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