Town Hall Art Show
UNDER A COMMON SKY
November 13 – February 5, 2-16
November 13th there will be a reception for artists from 5-7pm at Taos Town Hall, 400 Camino de la Placita.
Presented by the Taos Arts Council and the Town of Taos
The exhibit hours for the duration of the show will be from 8:00 am-5:00 pm, weekdays
A broad ranging exhibtion that explores the concept of sky from many different vantage points and through the following artistic disciplines: painting, sculpture, retablo, weaving and other fabric arts, printmaking, photography and assemblage. The exhibition artists are: Nick Beason, Esteban Bojorquez, Trish Booth, Donna Caulton, Mary Cost, Jim Forcier-Call, Lorrie Garcia, Ralph Greene, Theodore Greer, Betsie Miller-Kusz, Michael Miro, Jean Nichols, Kimberly Pollis, Lise Poulsen and Harriette Tsosie.
With this exhibition the Town of Taos concludes a remembrance for the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Taos Society of Artists. Invited artists by curators Donna Caulton and Betsie Miller-Kusz from northern New Mexico fill Town Hall with their interpretations of the theme “Under a Common Sky” which holds special significance in this region that has attracted and supported artistic endeavor throughout history.
Additionallly there is a special preview “Vernissage” poetry event on November 7th at 7pm. at the Navajo Room in the Kachina Lodge, 413 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte. At this gathering, organized by Taos Arts Council board member Andrea Watson, ten poets will respond to specific art pieces in the exhibition with their own poetry.
The partricipating poets are: Will Barnes, Karen Cordova, Max Early, Veronica Golos, Jane Lin, Joan Ryan, Leslie Ullman, Andrea Watson, Scott Wiggerman and Dom Zuccone. This event promises to be a dynamic evening of verbal and visual exchange, with dialoge and refreshments.
All events of “Under a Common Sky” are free and open to the public. These programs and events are funded in part by New Mexico Arts, a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs with additional funding provided by The National Endowment for the Arts. Visit the Taos Arts Council website at taosartscouncil.org for additional information.