Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Juried International Print Show

During the annual Nob Hill Shop and Stroll New Grounds proudly displayed our Juried International Show. The selected artists are from all over the world and we the most talented of the hundreds of entries.
In addition to the International Show New Grounds kicked off our Holiday Sale. Specially priced prints will be displayed for sale in our classroom area till the first week of January.

Artist and New Grounds member Wayne Chinander helps customers buy art in the office.

There was a great turn out that evening of both artists and art enthusiasts to see and purchase the new art.
Gallery Assitant Tanya Landin sits at the desk and helps a customer, while artist and New Grounds member Ray Masman greets visitors at the door.

Artist Pamela Wesolek stands in the hallway with a guest.
Tanya and I know how to work the camera!
The Holiday Sale will be over be for you know it so be sure to visit us and pick out the perfect holiday gift!

Photos and Blog by Kaitlin Reese, New Grounds Intern.

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Untold Stories, art by Jeff Simpson and Ray MasemanAnyone who

Anyone who know artists Ray Maseman and Jeff Simpsons knows that both men are incredibly funny! The opening of their show last Friday was an evening full of fun and laughs! During the evening Jeff gave a demonstration on the processes he used to create the images in his show. To see his demo click the links at the bottom of the page.

Gallery assistant Tanya Landin and New Grounds artist Pamela Wesolek.

Ray's family brought tons of delicious food and wine!

Guests admire additional art by Ray and Jeff on the table in the New Grounds classroom.

Just kidding around!

Director Regina Held speaks with guests during the reception.

Tanya hangs out with Ray's two daughters Megan and Norah.

Emmet takes in Ray's art alongside his mother Pam.

Along side Ray and Jeff''s show women from the orginization Art in Schools sold art to raise money for art in Albuquerque schools.

Don't miss out on the fun on the next First Friday of the month!

The demo is pretty amusing and informative! I highly suggest you watch!

Photos and Blog by Kaitlin Reese, New Grounds Intern.

Sunday, October 20, 2013

On October 4th Diane Alire celebrated her fourth solo show at New Grounds Print Shop and Gallery! The evening was full of fun and excitement. Above stands Diane's sister and the artist herself in front of her art. After guests had an opportunity to take in the amazing new art produced, Diane gave a demonstration on her process to give people a better idea on how she creates her beautiful images.
Visitors stand in New Grounds Gallery.

New Grounds Rachel Allen Fellowship winner and pastel artist Nance McManus poses with Diane Alire in front of the New Grounds classroom. On the tables are even more works produced by Diane.

New Grounds Artist Nick Hudack and his friend Kelly stopped by to see Diane's work.

A visitor stands in the New Grounds' classroom and admires Diane's work that has been layed out on the tables. Art by other New Grounds' members and international artists hangs on the walls.

New Grounds Artist Jacqui Lewnes (right) stands in front of her monotypes in the studio with a friend.

Gallery Assitant Tanya Landin and Intern Carla Nielson stand in the Matrix gallery. In addition to Diane Alire's show the Pastel Soceity celebrated their opening as well.

New Grounds Artists Jessica Weybright and Kathe Noe stand with one of the presses in the studio.

The door opened at just the right time to blow my and Tayna's hair back for the picture!

New Grounds Artist and St. Pius teacher Jorge Tristani stands in the classroom with some of his students.

It was a wonderful and fun event celebrating Diane's fourth solo show! Her new works are exceptional and are up for viewing until the end of the month. Click the links below to watch videos of her demonstration.
Pictures and Blog by New Grounds Intern Kaitlin Reese.


Sunday, September 8, 2013

Sarah Anderson, "Circle of Friends"

Sarah Anderson's solo monotype show was a huge success and big crowd pleaser! Here Sarah, in black, stands in New Grounds and speaks with friends.
Local Treasure Adabel Allen stands in the New Grounds workshop with Director Regina Held.
On display in the New Grounds classroom is art by New Grounds' members as well as international artists.
New intern Carla Neilsen was all smiles while greeting guests at the door.
Sarah Anderson stands next to her work. The bottom image to her right had been missing before the reception. Gallery Assistant Tanya Landin searched New Grounds high and low looking for it. Turns out the piece had been in Sarah's car the whole time!
Local Treasure Adabel Allen looks elegant standing in the office doorway in front of her artwork.
Director Regina Held and new intern Neil Bultman take time to pose for a quick picture.

Gallery Assistant Tanya Landin, Artist Adabel Allen, and Artist Jacqui Lewnes stand in front of monotypes made by Adabel.
Artist Jeff Simpson chats with guests in the back studio.
Sarah later that evening did a demonstration of the monotype process. To watch her demo click on the links below.

Make sure to join us next month for our next First Friday Reception!

Pictures and blog by Kaitlin Reese, New Grounds Intern.