Linda Leslie: Stargazer undated, oil and encaustic on panel
Encaustic Art Institute, 632 Agua Fria St., 505-989-3283 The institute, in partnership with Gallery 901, celebrates its move from Cerrillos to Santa Fe and its 10-year anniversary with a grand-opening reception at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 27. The institute shows encaustic artwork by almost 200 members nationwide. The event includes food, a bar, and live jazz performed by the Body and Soul Trio. Gallery 901 is exhibiting a number of pieces through April by Gina Marie Erlichman, Karen Frey, Paul Steiner, and others in a portion of the new space. Tickets for the reception, $75, are available at the door or by calling the institute; proceeds help fund its relocated facility.