A peek at what’s showing around town
Jennifer Joseph and Chris Collins: Bullets (detail), 2010, .45 caliber lead slugs and gold leaf. The Rapture Project, comprising a site-specific installation of gold-leaf bullets together with a group of related works on paper, is a collaborative effort by Jennifer Joseph and Chris Collins. The exhibit, at Launch Projects (355 E. Palace Ave.) opens with a 6 p.m. reception on Thursday, Dec. 9. Call 670-9857.
Margarete Bagshaw: Woman’s Prerogative, 2010, oil on panel. Margarete Bagshaw celebrates the holiday season at her gallery, Golden Dawn, with a group show featuring work by her mother, Helen Hardin (1943-1984), and grandmother, Pablita Velarde (1918-2006), along with pieces by contemporary artists including Neal Ambrose-Smith, Clarence Cruz, and Jaune Quick-To-See Smith. The exhibit opens with a 5 p.m. reception on Friday, Dec. 3, with live entertainment and seasonal snacks. The gallery is at 201 Galisteo St. Call 988-2024.
Jared Antonio-Justo trujillo:
Untitled #14, archival pigment print on canvas. Evoke Contemporary features the work of Jared Antonio-Justo Trujillo in his solo exhibit While You Were Sleeping, which opens with a 5 p.m. reception on Friday, Dec. 3. The gallery is at 130-F Lincoln Ave.; call 995-9902.
Howard Cook: Fiesta, 1932, etching on india paper. Howard Cook (1901-1980) created this piece during his first trip to Mexico, where he came under the influence of the muralists, particularly Diego Rivera. William R. Talbot Fine Art (129 W. San Francisco St., second floor) shows his work together with that of Mabel Dwight, Datus Myers, Maxine Albro, among others, in its Winter Offerings show, which opens on Friday, Dec. 3. A reception is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Dec. 17. Call 982-1559.
Forrest solis: Today’s Lesson, 2010, acrylic on canvas.
Fresh Paint, an exhibition of work by the winners and honorable-mention recipients of Peterson Cody Gallery’s juried competition, opens with a 5 p.m. reception on Friday, Dec. 3. Arizona-based artist and art professor Forrest Solis came in first; Philip Jackson and Neal Philpott took second and third place, respectively. The gallery is at 130 W. Palace Ave.; call 820-0010.