Saturday, February 4, 2017

New Grounds Remarque opening in Albuquerque

The New Grounds REMARQUE Print Workshop in Albuquerque, featured the YayBig Print Exchange during the first opening under the new management, adjacent to the Members' Show in the main gallery.

The show runs from Feb 3rd -- March 25th, 2017.

They had a great turnout during the opening, on Friday, February 3rd, 2017.

Members' Show
in the main gallery

Crowd collecting in the main print shop area

Entrance to the YayBig Print Exchange exhibition

Curator Augustine Romero
(who will bring the Postre Prints exhibition in El Paso
to the South Broadway Cultural Center in Albuquerque
in April)

A visitor plays favorites

Members' Show
in the main gallery

labels prints in the print shop

Jessica Krichels  gives a print demo
with collagraph and milk carton etching prints

Young printmaker
cranks the press

Co-owner Mary Sundstrom
in front of her 
Chinese Zodiac etching series

rooster etching --
2017 is the year of the rooster

giving the demo

"Seed Stories III"
Monotype and Gravure

Co-owner Lincoln Draper (right, with apron)

"Old Pine -- 3 Gun Spring"

Co-owner Jessica Weybright 
(right, in pink shirt and apron)
photo from Facebook

"Postcards from the Abyss III"
Multiple plate gravure

Mandalay Osborn and Matthew Barrett

The Matrix Gallery up front, is also under new ownership, and had an opening on the same night, with many different artists.  Christopher Z Lopez's paintings graced a whole wall in the front gallery.
Christopher Z Lopez
at the opening at 
the new Matrix Gallery