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cathyray commented on Mary Tafoya's blog post Stephanie Anderson, in memoriam
"god bless her"
Jul 2, 2009
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Stephanie Anderson, in memoriam

The news is gradually migrating around town that long-time OFFCenter artist Stephanie Anderson was the cook who was murdered in the Denny's robbery a couple of Saturdays ago. She was a mandala artist and bright-spirited, open hearted friend to many here in the Duke City.My deepest condolences go out to her family and friends, and she will be missed terribly by all who knew her as a kind, loving citizen with a big smile for anyone and everyone.The following link has only a brief article, but a…See More
Jul 2, 2009
dolores commented on Mary Tafoya's blog post Stephanie Anderson, in memoriam
"Its heartbreaking"
Jul 1, 2009
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Cinco de Mayo Folk Art Festival at La Parada Mercantile

May 2, 2009 from 9am to 5pm
An annual folk art and music festival that has traveled one Albuquerque neighborhood to another (Nob Hill, Los Griegos most recently), year after year.Come join Kenny Chavez and 50 of Albuquerque's (and the surrounding area) premier folk artists, recycle artists, and musicians as we celebrate a beautiful spring day in Los Ranchos de Albuquerque at La Parada Mercantile.See More
Apr 29, 2009
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Shelter: Space, Place & Belonging, First Friday Art Opening at OFFCenter Community Arts Studio

May 1, 2009 from 5pm to 8pm
an inquiry about where we live -- how it defines us and our relationship to our environment and each otherPLUS:5:00 p.m. video screening of "Garbage Warrior," a film about visionary Taos architect MIchael Reynolds6:00 p.m. music by singer/songwriter Cole Mitchell, and then more music by The Two RosesSee More
Apr 27, 2009
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Albuquirky House Tour Fundraiser at OFFCenter Community Arts Studio & Local Homes

May 2, 2009 from 1pm to 4pm
Locations will be provided when you purchase your ticket.The 4th Annual OffCenter AlbuQuirky House Tour FundraiserCost: $25 per ticketThis is not your father’s house tour—unless your father owns 300 toothbrushes or has 500 pairs of shoes nailed to the telephone poles around his house…. these are genuine HOUSES, where creative, individual, unconventional people actually live. And they’re opening up their houses for one afternoon so you can enjoy their décor, interior design, personal…See More
Apr 20, 2009
sheila commented on Mary Tafoya's blog post OFFCenter's Website has a Fresh Face
"looks GREAT! we love offcenter!! sheila crossroads for women"
Mar 29, 2009
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Exquisite Corpse a surrealist game at OFFCenter Community Arts Studio 808 Park Ave SW across from Hotel Blue

March 20, 2009 from 5pm to 8pm
EXQUISITE CORPSEA Surrealist Gameexploring the mystique of accident, a collective collage of images & words.Poetry Performance & Wordplay with some of our amazing local poets, hosted by Micaela Seidel @6:30 p.m.A Downtown Artscrawl EventSee More
Mar 19, 2009

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Where I Live:
West Old Town
About Me:
I'm an artist, teacher, and writer. Yeah!
Favorite Thing(s) About Albuquerque:
Old Town, the North Valley, and all the bead stores!
My Website:
http://www.seriousbeader.blogspot.com
What I'm Reading:
Hey I'm in grad school I'm reading whatever they tell me to read. 8-)
http://offcenterarts.ning.com/video/what-is-offcenter-arts

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Stephanie Anderson, in memoriam

Posted on July 1, 2009 at 5:30pm 4 Comments



The news is gradually migrating around town that long-time OFFCenter artist Stephanie Anderson was the cook who was murdered in the Denny's robbery a couple of Saturdays ago. She was a mandala artist and bright-spirited, open hearted friend to many here in the Duke City.



My deepest condolences go out to her family and friends, and she will be missed terribly by all who knew her as a kind, loving citizen with a big smile for anyone… Continue

OFFCenter video

Posted on April 3, 2009 at 12:59pm 0 Comments

http://offcenterarts.ning.com/video/what-is-offcenter-arts

Check out this video by Holly -- lots of folks making art at OFFCenter and participating in the annual Folk Art Festival

OFFCenter's Website has a Fresh Face

Posted on March 29, 2009 at 12:36pm 2 Comments

http://www.offcenterarts.org



Whew, we finished freshening up the website and there's more to come, but for now, we've got a new design by Mary Lambert, some new photos, and best of all (for us) and hopefully easy (for donors) some Paypal donation buttons. Just testing the buttons before we went live, we got about a dozen donations! This is so good!



The calendar is the same as before -- it's a Google calendar updated right from the… Continue

Call for Art: The Exquisite Corpse

Posted on February 27, 2009 at 8:10pm 0 Comments



Origins of The Exquisite Corpse:



"Among Surrealist techniques exploiting the mystique of accident was a kind of collective collage of words or images called the cadavre exquis (exquisite corpse). Based on an old parlor game, it was played by several people, each of whom would write a phrase on a sheet of paper, fold the paper to conceal part of it, and pass it on to the next player for his contribution. The game was adapted to… Continue

Gallery Talk with Delilah Montoya

Posted on February 16, 2009 at 8:49pm 0 Comments

Thursday, March 5, 2009 3:00pm - 6:00pm

516 Arts, 516 Central Ave SW




Delilah Montoya, artist and curator of the show Chicana Badgirls, will give a gallery talk at 516 Arts, for all OFFCenter artists. Reception afterwards at OFFCenter, followed by a guided studio tour for Delilah. Exchange ideas, knowledge and experiences!

Please call 505-247-1172 to express your interest.… Continue

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At 4:29pm on March 13, 2009, Spring Griffin said…
I can't believe that I'm so far behind in welcoming folks to the Art in ABQ group so...welcome to Art in ABQ. Let me know if you have any questions or suggestions and thanks for joining the group! It's good to see you here, Mary.
At 9:43am on June 17, 2008, Mary Tafoya said…
Aw, you're welcome.
At 9:38am on June 17, 2008, Ray Maseman said…
Thanks for putting together the Etsy Treasury!
 
 
 

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