HOME: a s(and) Collective Exhibition opens Friday, October 6th, 2017

Home is both a place and a space in our minds. Home can refer to the intimacy of our domestic spaces, the specificity of a geographic location, the nostalgia that is recalled by our five senses, and a place of refuge and safety that exists among family, friends, and community. In this exhibition, a group of 12 Albuquerque artists from the s(and) Collective share creative expressions of their notions of home, within the context of their work together as artists.

s(and) artists in this show are Lea Anderson, Angela Berkson, Jill Christian, Stephanie Lerma, Jessamyn Lovell, Kelly Eckel, Dana Lynn Kleinman, Valerie Roybal, Cedra Wood, Rachel Popowcer, Heidi Pollard, and Shawn Turung.

HOME
October 6 – October 26, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, October 6, 6-8 pm

Harwood Art Center
>1114 Seventh St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 (7th & Mountain)
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Gallery hours: Mon-Thurs, 9 am – 5 pm and Fri, 9 am – 4 pm

 

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Heidi Pollard: Call and Response at UNM Art Museum, March 23-April 29, 2017

Heidi Pollard: Call and Response
UNM Art Museum
Albuquerque, NM
http://unmartmuseum.org/
March 23-April 29, 2017

Artist Talk: Thursday, March 23, at 5:30pm

Youth and Family Monotype Workshop / Gallery Install | Saturday, March 25, 10am – 1pm (Registration required – see UNM website for registration information).

Museum hours: Open Tuesday – Friday: 10:00am – 4:00pm, Saturday: 10:00am – 8:00pm | Closed on Sundays, Mondays and major holidays

“UNM Art Museum has partnered with Albuquerque-based artist Heidi Pollard for an engaging project that explores the lasting influence of Abstract Expressionist artist Adolph Gottlieb on contemporary art. In direct response to the exhibition “A Painter’s Hand: The Monotypes of Adolph Gottlieb,” Heidi Pollard has created a new body of work that examines how his legacy continues to impact artists today. Pollard’s installation will incorporate original monotypes, made in collaboration with Brooke Steiger of UNM Printmaking, as well as hand-cut and painted objects that reference the visual language and energy of Gottlieb’s work on view at the Museum. “Heidi Pollard, Call and Response” is the first in a series of new initiatives, through which the Museum strives to make meaningful connections between our collection, exhibitions and contemporary art practice.

As part of this larger project and installation, Heidi will be leading an artist talk on Thursday, March 23, at 5:30pm. Original monotypes created by Heidi Pollard will also be for sale. Proceeds from the sales will benefit future programming at the UNM Art Museum.

Heidi Pollard is a painter and sculptor, born in Detroit, Michigan, and currently based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She has exhibited her work widely throughout the US and has received awards from the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, the Joan Mitchell Foundation, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation and the New Jersey Council on the Arts.”