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The Andrew Smith Gallery, a long­time bro­ker of sig­nif­i­cant his­toric and con­tem­po­rary pho­to­graphic col­lec­tions, ex­tends its of­fer­ings to in­clude re­gional and Na­tive Amer­i­can art, jew­elry, fur­ni­ture, and lowrider art with the an­nounce­ment of a new en­deavor, the Grant Cor­ner Gal­le­ria. Be­gin­ning Fri­day, April 1, at 5 p.m., the Grant Cor­ner Gal­le­ria, lo­cated at 122 Grant Ave. (in the gallery), hosts an open house and book sign­ing for its fea­tured artist, Kewa car­toon­ist Ri­cardo Caté, cre­ator of the With­out

Reser­va­tions comic. The open house con­tin­ues on Satur­day, April 2, at 1 p.m. Call 505-983- 8184 for in­for­ma­tion.

Artist and gallerist Ed Lar­son an­nounces the clos­ing of his long­time gallery on Canyon Road. Lar­son, known by his friends as “Won­der­ful Ed,” grew up in Jo­plin, Mis­souri, be­fore at­tend­ing the ArtCen­ter Col­lege of De­sign in Los An­ge­les. He is a for­mer depart­ment chair of the Art In­sti­tute of Chicago. His gallery of­fers paint­ings, sculp­ture, and more, and has been a Canyon Road fix­ture for over 20 years. Lar­son’s grand fi­nale ex­hi­bi­tion, which in­cludes au­to­bi­o­graph­i­cal paint­ings, West­ern folk art, and ex­pres­sion­ist works, opens on Fri­day, April 1, with a 1 p.m. re­cep­tion. The Ed Lar­son Stu­dio is lo­cated at 821 Canyon Road (505-983-7269). Lar­son will con­tinue to op­er­ate by ap­point­ment from his home stu­dio.

This year marks t he 50th an­niver­sary of Glenn Green Gal­leries (136 Te­suque Vil­lage Road, 505- 820- 0008). In 1966, Glenn and Sandy Green opened The Gallery Wall, Inc. in Phoenix and rep­re­sented ma­jor Amer­i­can artists Dan Nam­ingha and Al­lan Houser in the 1970s. They opened a gallery in Santa Fe in 1979 and a f ive- acre sculp­ture gar­den in Te­suque in 1994, at the present site of their New Mex­ico galler y. The fam­ily-owned and op­er­ated busi­ness also main­tains a lo­ca­tion at the Phoeni­cian Re­sort in Scotts­dale and con­tin­ues to cu­rate chang­ing ex­hibit s t hrough­out t he Phoeni­cian’s 250-acre prop­erty. The Te­suque and Scotts­dale lo­ca­tions show­case jew­elry, painting, sculp­ture, prints, fiber arts, and pho­tog­ra­phy and in­clude works by Houser, Me­lanie Yazzie, John Ho­gan, and oth­ers. Gallery and sculp­ture gar­den tours can be ar­ranged by call­ing Linda Shock­ley at 917-521- 0711.

Ri­cardo Caté: Some­day, Son, None of This Will Be Yours, 2016, oil painting

From left, Glenn and Sandy Green, Clif­ford Beck, Wil­liam Ahrendt, Al­lan Houser, and two of Houser’s stu­dents

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