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Douglas Fryer: Revisitations

November 8, 2018 - Kelly Skeen

“I want to express the idea that reality is more fluid. Though my eye and mind may focus on one thing in a scene, in reality all else is soft, interpenetrating in motion.”

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Brad Price: Enchanted Expressions

October 18, 2018 - Kelly Skeen

Oklahoma painter Brad Price is similarly infatuated with New Mexico, particularly the northern region, which has been the focus of his work for the past three decades and is naturally the subject for his solo show, “Enchanted Expressions.” “It is the tortured beauty of the area,” he says when asked about his fascination with the southwest landscape. “When you look at the twisted pines, the crooked cottonwoods, the eroded landscape, you feel that it has survived through adversity. The whole place looks incredibly wise, like it knows more than you do, like it could tell you some amazing stories about pain and survival.”

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Ricardo Fernandez Ortega: Equilibrium

October 3, 2018 - Kelly Skeen

Ortega’s provocative, eerie paintings balance classical techniques with surreal style, bridging connections between reality and our subconscious. His work can be interpreted in a myriad of ways as we allow our imagination to explore the otherworldly realms depicted in his paintings.

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Jacob A. Pfeiffer : Best Medicine

September 7, 2018

With an underlying acknowledgement of our current political climate, Jacob Pfeiffer’s current work simply aims to “lighten the mood” through witty visual puns and humorous wordplay. The theme of his solo show is derived from the familiar idiom, “laughter is the best medicine,” and his paintings similarly illustrate quirky words or puzzling puns.

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Robert LaDuke: Recollection

September 4, 2018 - Kelly Skeen

Robert LaDuke’s illustrative paintings have a nostalgic quality as his subject matter consists of vehicles, homes and fashions that reference earlier eras. His vintage portraits of idyllic, Rockwell-esque American lifestyles stem from personal memories and experiences, but are often layered with surreal visions.

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Fatima Ronquillo: Arcadia

August 28, 2018 - Kelly Skeen

For this year’s solo show, Ronquillo has created a series of paintings that are set on the fabled island of Arcadia, which in ancient Greek mythologies was an unspoiled utopia representing idyllic happiness. Ronquillo’s overarching theme through this body of work is the search for Arcadia and that unreachable idea of a perfect society

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Unexpected Delights: Step-by-Step Painting Demo by Fatima Ronquillo

August 24, 2018 - Fatima Ronquillo

"I myself never know what my paintings will look like in the end, trusting the process entirely. I like leaving something to chance and am content to begin with only an idea." - Fatima Ronquillo

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Fatima Ronquillo featured in New York Magazine's The Cut

August 24, 2018

Meyer Gallery artist, Fatima Ronquillo, is featured in New York  Magazine's Fall Fashion edition of The Cut.

 

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Grant Macdonald: Into the Light

August 15, 2018 - Kelly Skeen

Just as an actor is taught not to exaggerate his lines, Grant Macdonald avoids excessive dramatization of the landscape in exuberant color or brushwork. Instead, his paintings reveal the softness of nature’s grandest gestures.

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Francis Livingston: Symphony in Color

August 3, 2018 - Kelly Skeen

Livingston’s paintings break from traditional realism with bold palettes and exposed brushwork. Primitive forms, dancing lines and unexpected colors dramatize the western landscape for an exciting and unique viewer experience that attracts the contemporary western art collector.

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