Saturday, June 6, 2009

New Grounds and Matrix Artists’ swept up a huge amount of purchase awards from the CABQ 1% for the Arts Program.

We want to give a round of applause to the artists’ whose work was chosen by the city. Artists’ represented by Matrix Fine Art include Sally Condon, Harriette Lawler, Katrina Lasko and Iva Morris. Chosen from New Grounds Print Workshop and Gallery were pieces by Diane Alire and Dan Noyes.
The City of Albuquerque's Public Art Program, one of the oldest in the country, began in 1978, with the passage of the Art in Municipal Places Ordinance. This bold initiative set aside 1% of City construction funds derived from the general obligation bond program and certain revenue bonds for the purchase or commission of works of art. (Read more about it at

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