Zienna Brunsted Stewart: An Afternoon in the Forest 2018, oil on panel
Argos Studio/Gallery, 1211 Luisa St., 505-988-1814 The two-person exhibit Fact and Effect — Realism and the Subjective, featuring works by Zienna Brunsted Stewart and Vahn Phan, continues through Nov. 18. Brunsted Stewart’s figurative paintings deal with themes of the interaction of conscious waking life with memories and the subconscious realm of dreams. Phan’s surreal paintings explore trauma through the metaphor of still lifes. The artists apply their realist painting techniques to explore ethereal, illusory subject matter.