EX­HI­BI­TION­ISM

A PEEK AT WHAT’S SHOW­ING AROUND TOWN

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Deanne Richards: Big Seed 2014, photocollage

Down­town Sub­scrip­tion, 376 Garcia St., 505-983-3085 Deanne Richards’ ex­hibit of photocollage com­po­si­tions con­tin­ues through Feb. 28. Her art­work is a sur­real blend of fan­tasy and re­al­ity in which hu­man and an­i­mal forms merge. Richards com­bines el­e­ments of her orig­i­nal photography, dig­i­tally ma­nip­u­lat­ing them for a pain­terly feel.

Claire McAr­dle: Torso Malibu 2014, mar­ble

Ellsworth Gallery, 215 E. Palace Ave., 505-989-7900 Ellsworth’s in­vi­ta­tional ex­hibit On the Brink opens with a 5 p.m. re­cep­tion on Fri­day, Feb. 6. The show in­cludes new pieces by gallery artists Kathryn St­ed­ham, Elise Ansel, Ti­mothy Nero as well as emerg­ing and es­tab­lished guest artists Claire McAr­dle, Caitlin Shep­herd, and Chris Syrette. Works in the medi­ums of paint­ing, sculp­ture, as­sem­blage, and video are rep­re­sented.

Mary Colter: blan­ket box circa 1929

New Mex­ico His­tory Mu­seum, 113 Lin­coln Ave., 505-476-5200 Set­ting the Stan­dard: The Fred Har­vey Com­pany and Its Le­gacy con­tin­ues as a sec­tion of the New Mex­ico His­tory Mu­seum’s long-term ex­hibit Telling New Mex­ico: Sto­ries From Then and Now . Known for its Har­vey Girls, wait­resses em­ployed at the Har­vey House chain of restau­rants and ho­tels, the com­pany has a rich her­itage of his­toric es­tab­lish­ments and ties to the tourism in­dus­try in New Mex­ico. The dis­play in­cludes ob­jects such as fur­ni­ture, an­tique signs, and a por­trait of founder Fred Har­vey as well as an in­ter­ac­tive sta­tion with ex­cerpts from the in­ter­views Katrina Parks con­ducted for her 2013 doc­u­men­tary, The Har­vey Girls: Op­por­tu­nity Bound .

Lily Sch­lien: Firebird 2012, hand-colored wood­cut

Back Street Bistro, 513 Camino de los Mar­quez 505-982-3500 Lily Sch­lien’s ex­hibit Trabajo con­tin­ues through Feb. 21. Its three dozen wood­cuts, linocuts, and mono­prints made be­tween 2006 and the present boldly jux­ta­pose avian and flo­ral im­agery.

Robert High­smith: Com­ing Around the Moun­tain 2014, wa­ter­color

Marigold Arts, 424 Canyon Road, 505-982-4142 My South­west , new wa­ter­col­ors by painter Robert High­smith, a 2011 re­cip­i­ent of the Gover­nor’s Award for Ex­cel­lence in the Arts, opens with a 5 p.m. re­cep­tion on Fri­day, Feb. 6. High­smith’s paint­ings of canyon­lands, rail­road scenes, and adobe build­ings cap­ture the en­chant­ment of South­west­ern land­scapes.

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