Past Exhibitions - 2011

Gustave Baumann: Painter, Printmaker, and Puppeteer
Apr 29, 2011 - Sep 2, 2011
Governor's Gallery, 4th floor of the Capitol; Gustave Baumann Painter, Printmaker, and Puppeteer is a playful exhibition that includes works that represent the diversity of artistic production from one of New Mexico’s most beloved artist residents.

James Drake: Salon of a Thousand Souls
Oct 28, 2011 - Apr 15, 2012
Examines the theme of humanity in all of its triumphs, failures, and follies—including violence and war; love and desire; greed and gluttony; and the realities of life along the U.S.-Mexico border.

The Curve: Center Award Winners, 2011
May 20 - Aug 7, 2011
The winners of two of Center's 16th annual awards for photography, Tamas Dezso and Michele Palzzi and Alessandro Penso, are highlighted in this exhibition at the NM Museum of Art, May 20 - July 10, 2011.

Kamilo (Twisted Waters); A Video Installation by Robert Gaylor
Apr 8, 2011 - Jul 17, 2011
Gaylor’s kaleidoscopic video of "The Great Pacific Garbage Patch" is one artist’s visual archaeology of a growing environmental predicament

O'Keeffe's Legacy
Georgia O'Keeffe's Legacy in New Mexico, curated by Joseph Traugott, features gems from the permanent collection that had long been out of public view. The museum's collection of O'Keeffe paintings underscores her accomplishments in New Mexico, which have become icons of the Southwest.

Past Present Future
Oct 28, 2011 - Apr 15, 2012
Photographs present us with a desert landscape that is simultaneously of the present, reflecting the past and hinting at the future.

Conserving Public Art
Jan 14, 2011 - May 15, 2011; Opening reception Feb 4, 2011
Works by Gene Kloss and B.J.O. Nordfeldt that were recently rematted with a grant from the NM Chapter of the National New Deal Preservation Association.

The Prints of Gustave Baumann
Jun 24, 2011 - Mar 18, 2012
Woodblock prints of Gustave Baumann

Jan 14, 2011 - May 15, 2011
Clouds seem to bring out the poet and the philosopher in people. Artists have long been attracted to New Mexico's spectacular variety of clouds.

Kimono: Karen LaMonte and Prints of the Floating World
Jun 24, 2011 - Nov 6, 2011
The exhibition Kimono juxtaposes Karen LaMonte’s life-sized cast-glass sculpture of a kimono with figurative Japanese woodblock prints that picture, most typically, courtesans or kabuki actors.

The Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts, 2011
Sep 16, 2011 - Dec 9, 2011
The 2011 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts exhibition, featuring the work of the recipients, will open September 16, from 3:30-4:30 p.m., in the Governor’s Gallery, 4th Floor, of the State Capitol. The award ceremony will be held that evening, 5:15 - 7:00 p.m., in the St. Francis Auditorium, New Mexico Museum of Art in Santa Fe. Open to the public.

Beau Regards from Paris!
Nov 18, 2011 - March 18, 2012
Post-Impressionist paintings by this New Mexico painter, who is well known as the designer of the murals in St. Francis Auditorium.

Motels and Motion
Jan 7, 2011 – Apr 8, 2011
Running through New Mexico on its way from Chicago, Illinois to Los Angeles, California, the popularity of Route 66 contributed to the growth of businesses and communities across the United States as restaurants, motor courts, and roadside attractions sprang up along the highway.

Earth Now
Apr 8, 2011 - Oct 9, 2011
Photography plays an important role in shaping how we understand the American landscape. Explore environmental questions beginning with Adams and Porter, then contemporary landscape photographers.

New Native Photography, 2011
Aug 12, 2011 – Jan 8, 2012 Extended due to great response!
Showcases recent photographic work by Native American artists. The exhibition coincides with SWAIA’s 90th annual Santa Fe Indian Market.


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