Pasatiempo - - PASATIEMPO - by Michael Abatemarco

Jared Weiss: Like Last Time but a Lit­tle Worse 2014, oil on can­vas

Santa Fe Com­mu­nity Col­lege Vis­ual Arts Gallery, 6401 Richards Ave., 505-428-1501 In­de­pen­dent cu­ra­tor Niomi Fawn takes on the gen­er­a­tion gap in Some­thing I Need You to Know, a mul­ti­me­dia group ex­hi­bi­tion that ex­plores per­sonal his­to­ries, gen­er­a­tional per­spec­tives, and com­mu­ni­ca­tion. The show in­cludes works by Jared Weiss, Edie Tsong, Rose Driscoll, and oth­ers. It opens with a 5 p.m. re­cep­tion on Thurs­day, Nov. 10, and is on view through Feb. 15, 2017.

Dave Pressler: Some­times I Stand and Stare 2013, acrylic

Stranger Fac­tory, 3411 Cen­tral Av­enue NE, Al­bu­querque, 505-508-3049 Emmy-nom­i­nated tele­vi­sion pro­ducer and artist Dave Pressler presents more than two dozen works in the ex­hi­bi­tion What Lives in the At­tic. Pressler is known for his ex­plo­ration of quirky char­ac­ters, par­tic­u­larly ro­bots, in a va­ri­ety of me­dia. The show in­cludes penand-ink sketches, acrylic paint­ings, cast resin sculp­ture, and pen­cil draw­ings and opens on Fri­day, Nov. 4. Pressler will also be host­ing a $50 vis­ual sto­ry­telling work­shop at the gallery from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sun­day, Nov. 6. Email stranger­fac­to­rysales@gmail.com or call to re­serve a spot.

Lou­viere + Vanessa: It Was Their Fear Teas­ing the Torches 2010, gold leaf and resin

Verve Gallery of Pho­tog­ra­phy, 219 E. Marcy St., 505-982-5009 Verve’s ex­hi­bi­tion of works by Thomas Kell­ner and pho­to­graphic duo Lou­viere + Vanessa con­tin­ues through Nov. 26. Kell­ner is show­ing com­po­si­tions cre­ated us­ing his “vis­ual an­a­lyt­i­cal syn­the­sis” tech­nique, in which he presents an im­age com­posed of con­tact sheets. Lou­viere + Vanessa’s work com­bines film, pho­tog­ra­phy, paint­ing, and print­mak­ing. They cre­ate their im­ages us­ing Hol­gas and scan­ners, along with de­stroyed neg­a­tives, 8mm film stock, wax, blood, and other medi­ums.

Geor­gia O’Ke­effe: Un­ti­tled (Univer­sity of Vir­ginia) 1912-1914, wa­ter­color on pa­per

Geor­gia O’Ke­effe Museum, 217 John­son St., 505-946-1000 A series of rarely seen wa­ter­col­ors by Geor­gia O’Ke­effe, part of the museum’s on­go­ing ex­plo­ration of the painter’s early ca­reer, are on view start­ing Fri­day, Nov. 4. O’Ke­effe at the Univer­sity of Vir­ginia, 1912-1914, in­cludes never-be­fore­ex­hib­ited wa­ter­col­ors O’Ke­effe made as a teach­ing as­sis­tant at the univer­sity, where her pro­fes­sor Alon Be­ment in­tro­duced her to the ideas of Arthur Wes­ley Dow. “This suite of wa­ter­col­ors demon­strates O’Ke­effe’s early adap­ta­tion of new ideas,” writes cu­ra­tor Carolyn Kast­ner. En­try to the show is by museum ad­mis­sion.

Doug Glo­vaski: In­flu­enced by In­vis­i­ble Forces 8 2016, acrylic on can­vas

Mill Con­tem­po­rary, 702½ Canyon Road, 505-983-6668 The gallery’s three-per­son show for artists Ron Pokrasso, Verne Stan­ford, and Doug Glo­vaski con­tin­ues through Nov. 20. Pokrasso re­vis­its per­sonal themes and im­agery in in­taglio, acrylic, and as­sem­blage. Works in Glo­vaski’s In­flu­enced by In­vis­i­ble Forces series ex­plore geo­met­ric pre­ci­sion in the con­text of un­pre­dictabil­ity. Stan­ford’s mixed-me­dia pieces use draw­ing and per­spec­tive to re­con­tex­tu­al­ize his orig­i­nal pho­to­graphic im­agery in abs­tract com­po­si­tions.

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