DATE BOOK - 2015
AUGUST - OCTOBER
August 28 - October 31
Wide Bay High Desert II
Unsettled Gallery and the Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery (Australia) 2nd joint exhibit featuring the art work of 6 Aussies/6 Yanks.
October 24; 4 PM
Exhibit Close @ 4PM: Wide Bay High Desert II
October 30; 4 PM - 7 PM
Artist's Reception: Jeri Desrochers; Now You're Home; exhibit supports the Dona Ana County Humane Society; Click here to learn more about Jeri Desrochers exhibit
November 21; 1:30 - 4 PM
(Program starting time is approximate due to multiple adoption events around Las Cruces.)
"Rough To Ready" DACHS Trainer Demonstrates "Good Dog" Training Tips
Adoptable Dogs On Site!
November 28; 1 - 4 PM
Jeri Desrocher's Palette Knife Demo & Small Work Sale
Exhibit Close @ 4PM: Jeri Desrochers, Now You're Home
Let's Go Ornamental
October 30 - November 28
Now You're Home
|Jeri Desrochers; Chile Fields IV; Oil On Canvas|
Exhibit Provides Support For The Dona Ana County Humane Society Programs
Now You're Home featuring new artwork of Las Cruces artist Jeri Desrochers opens at Unsettled Gallery on Friday, October 30 at 4 PM with an artist's reception. Desrochers, as in past years, has opted to donate a portion of her exhibit sales to a not-for-profit organization in Las Cruces. The gallery matches Desrochers' contribution.
Now You're Home celebrates home, community and compassion with Desrochers and the gallery providing support to the Dona Ana County Humane Society. Desrochers and the gallery are asking exhibit visitors to bring a small donation of pet supplies, such as dog/cat food, leashes, toys, treats or pet store gift cards. These supplies will be donated to the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley.
In addition to supporting programs of the Dona Ana County Humane Society, the exhibit will kick off the Books for Furever Friends Project (B.F.F.). Over 50 books related to animal welfare will be given by the artist to be used in local classrooms by humane society educators.
Now You're Home artworks express Desrochers' feelings of joy, peace and excitement that our local landscape evokes. The scenery of valley and mountains is expressed in her work with intense color and texture applied with a palette knife. Her vibrant oil paintings have received numerous awards including Best of Show in the Sun Bowl Exhibit at the International Museum of Art in December 2014 and resides in numerous public and private collections.
Concluding the exhibit on Saturday, November 28, will be a palette knife demonstration by Desrochers and a sale of smaller works that are perfect for holiday gifting. (Don't forget gift your own home!).
Please join us on Friday, October 30 at 4 PM for a look at Desrochers new work. Learn more about the DACHS programs and the "Furever Friends Project".
Unsettled Gallery and Studio; October 2015
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Unsettled Gallery is a unique, contemporary art gallery in southern New Mexico, displaying a diverse range of art styles and mediums by a select group of artists.
Located along the site of the celebrated Camino Real (the 'Royal Highway') within the Original Townsite of Las Cruces, New Mexico, the gallery building is an historic, adobe structure. Over its long life, the building served many purposes: family home, apartment, fruit stand, packaged liquor store drive through to name just a few of its personalities. Acquired in 2003 by an artist interested in saving old adobes, rescue and restoration began. The current owners completed a nearly one-year restoration and renovation in 2007 launching the building into use as an art gallery for which it seems happily suited.