Works by New Mexico Artists
February 7th – April 22nd, 2017
OPENING & ARITST RECEPTION:
Friday, February 24th 5–7pm
541 SOUTH GUADALUPE, SANTA FE, NM 87501
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR AN ARTIST INTERVIEW
CONTACT ANNE KELLY, ANNE@PHOTOEYE.COM 505-988-5152 X121
ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
photo-eye Gallery is pleased to announce Local Eight a group exhibition of photographs featuring eight represented artists from Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico. On view at photo-eye Gallery beginning Tuesday February 7th, an Opening and Artist Reception will take place on Friday, February 24th from 5 – 7 PM in correspondence with the Railyard Art District’s Last Friday Artwalk.
ABOUT THE ARTWORK
Northern New Mexico and Santa Fe is home to a vast, varied and thriving artist community. Local Eight’s collection of works showcases not only the diversity of style within the area’s photographic community, but exhibits the wide-ranging conceptual and material practices represented by photo-eye’s artists. Subject matter in the exhibition runs the gamut, covering topics such as climate change, dreams, American highway culture, and landscape all while expressing these ideas utilizing an impressive array of photographic materials, including: the albumen print, platinum, traditional silver gelatin, as well as the ubiquitous archival pigment print.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
• Steve Fitch — Pena Blanca based photographer focusing on American Highway Vernacular and topologies including: the American Motel, the Drive-In theatre, and Signal Towers.
• James Pitts — Santa Fe based studio photographer creating delicate and expressive floral still-lifes.
• Edward Ranney — Santa Fe based internationally recognized photographer working with the natural and man-altered landscape for over forty years.
• Jamey Stillings — Santa Fe based landscape photographer working with issues of sustainability and a special focus on renewable energy development and water. Chaco Canyon aerials are included in the exhibition.
• Laurie Tümer – Espanola based photographer who’s cloud series is a healing meditation on beauty and sublimity that lessens everyday ills by looking outward.
• Jo Whaley – Santa Fe based photographer Jo Whaley’s series draws from 17c Vanitas still-lifes to craft scenes that expose ironies between urban culture and nature.
• Brad Wilson – Santa Fe Based, Brad Wilson creates strikingly detailed animal portraits aimed at exhibiting similarities between species and promote empathy through relationship.
• Zoë Zimmerman — Taos based studio photographer utilizing metaphor to subvert the Everyday and provoke the viewer’s subconscious.