A peek at what’s showing around town
Cate Goedert: A Fine Balance, 2010, mixed media. The work of nearly 60 artists is on display at the annual Eldorado Arts and Crafts Fall Show — the ninth. The show runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 13 and 14, at El Dorado Community School, 2 Avenida Torreon; call 670-6649 or visit www.eldoradoarts.org for information.
Patty hammarstedt: Brands & Barbed Wire 2, 2010 acrylic, pencil,
and sumi ink. For her work in the exhibit Elements Southwest: Awestruck in the Desert, Patty Hammarstedt uses a variety of media to express her feelings about and reaction to this part of the world. The exhibit, at Vivo Contemporary, 725 Canyon Road, opens with a 5 p.m. reception on Friday, Nov. 12. Call 982-1320.
Peter Kovacsy: Shoreline No. 1, 2003, kiln-cast glass. The Chmar Gallery features the work of contemporary artists including Michael David, James Koehler, and Peter Kovacsy, among others. The gallery is at 125 Lincoln Ave.; call 992-1491.
Francesca Yorke: Orange Fight, 2010, archival inkjet print. The work of English photographer Francesca Yorke is shown in conjunction with sculpture by Taylor Mott at The Fisher Press. The exhibit opens with a reception at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12. The gallery is at 307 Camino Alire; 984-9919.
susan sales: Exotic Distinctions (detail), one of four panels, 2010,
oil on canvas. Susan Sales is inspired by animal prints and hides to create her abstract paintings. Big Game, an exhibit of her multipaneled works, hangs at Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art together with Guardians, a show by Michele Mikesell. The gallery is at 702½ Canyon Road; call 992-0711.