Our first annual Chroma Fest (celebrating 4 years in business) begins tonight with an art show/open studios event at our Central location (1606 Central Ave SE suite 201). 5 – 9pm we open the doors at our artist studios, several of the resident artists will be there to share their studios and work. We also have a handful of artists that previously showed their work with us at Chroma Gallery. Refreshments and a good time will be had by all!
This week is our First Friday Art Opening. Our featured artist for August is Jacqui Lewnes and her show of Contemporary Motorcycle Drawings, "Keeping it Shiny Side Up". Jacqui has shown her work in the past here at Chroma Studios Gallery, but never like this! This new series of motorcycle drawings is awesome! You may have seen her monotypes of animals; cats, dogs, birds, etc. Just for fun, she will ride her motorcycle in to the gallery on Friday… Continue
Tonight is the Downtown Artscrawl Friday! We have an art reception happening in the gallery from 6-10pm. Refreshments as always plus you have the chance to meet and greet some of our gallery artists. We have lots of great new art hanging this month including June's featured artists, Chris Baca Rodriguez and Karl… Continue
May 1st was our first opening at our new space on Roma. After three weeks of 12-14 hour days and lots of work, our First Friday opening was a huge hit. We just adore our new space on the corner of 1st and Roma! Chroma on Roma, according to everyone I talked with at the opening, is now THE "IT" place here in Albuquerque. Naturally, I think so, but I'm a little biased. So, it was great to hear it from the many new visitors and our regulars alike.… Continue
"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
Added by Mary Tafoya on February 27, 2009 at 8:10pm —
From February 18th through February 28th The Wooden Cow Gallery and Art Space will run a unique show of artists living and working among us largely unnoticed. All of the artists in this show are employed at area Trader Joe’s Stores in a variety of capacities from baggers to clerks to executives. They create art in a variety of mediums ranging from jewelry to… Continue
Born in New York City in 1981, Francisco grew up around art and culture. His exposure to places like the MoMa and the MET shaped the way he looked at the world. Being a second generation American of Italian, English and Chinese decent has allowed him to interact with relatives from around the globe. When he was a young teenager his parents moved… Continue
"The National Atomic Museum will move its largest artifact, a B-52B bomber, to its new location in southeast Albuquerque on January 10 and 11, 2009. The historic plane has been stored at the Museum’s previous location on Kirtland Air Force Base.
The plane wings will be hauled in pieces by tractor-trailer two miles to the new Museum location at Eubank and Southern Blvds. SE in… Continue
In the gallery/studio today, yes, on a holiday, to get the January show up and the gallery ready for tomorrow's opening reception. The First Friday reception will be open from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. The show will be up for the entire month of January.
Our January featured artist, Nick Harmon, is showcasing 8 new pieces including the entry way floor, and an amazing 7 piece backlit acrylic series that's sure to please.
Nick Harmon is owner of FHAB Concepts, and developer of Fresco… Continue
This event is the absolute best place to do your holiday shopping. Enjoy some delicious holiday treats and choose from over 40 one-of-a-kind items that will be available starting at a flat rate of $15. The items donated by our artists range from original paintings, giclee prints, xylographs, drawings, jewelry and 3-D constructions. The retail prices of the… Continue
Added by Craig Alinder on November 30, 2008 at 2:30pm —
In November we are featuring a show of Albuquerque Photographers. Our featured artist for the month is Susan See, also included in the show are Jean O'Neill, Raine Klover, Kirk McGee, Dawn Allynn, Nick Giannotto, and a couple others. If you are in the area, please stop by for our opening reception on November 7th from 5-8:30… Continue
....Then come by Chroma Studios and Gallery for our "Feathers and Flowers" Show. This is our first show as a member of the Albuquerque Arts Crawl. We are excited about our new gallery which expands Chroma Studios into a downstairs space with easy access for everyone. We have plenty of free parking! Come by and have a peek into the working studios of our artists and see the featured work of Chroma founders, Josephine Brionez de Flores and Paula… Continue
Many people have asked who we are. We are proud to present our current artist list (updated frequently, as we get new members).
We're getting ready for our soft opening (any day now!) and we're offering up a teaser of some of the artists and work we're housing. We've already made sales to people passing by our window display--and we're not officially open yet!
The Wooden Cow Gallery is currently home to 55 artists (25 owners and 30…Continue