Inaugural exhibition ‘Grand Opening on April 3

Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art announces the opening of a new location at 702 1/2 Canyon Road.  The new 3000 square foot space will serve as the primary location for Chiaroscuro, which has operated from 439 Camino del Monte Sol since 1999.  The 702 1/2 Canyon Road space will open April 1st with regular spring hours of Tuesday … Read more

Kay WalkingStick retrospective at Lafayette College

Gallery artist Kay WalkingStick will be having a retrospective works on paper exhibit at the Grossman Gallery of Lafayette College in Easton, PA from March 7 – April 25, 2009. On March 11, WalkingStick be giving a lecture on the development of her art at 4:00 pm at the Williams Center, also at Lafayette College, … Read more

Nora Naranjo-Morse named 2009 Distinguished Artist of the Year

Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art is pleased to announce that Nora Naranjo-Morse has been honored by the Santa Fe Rotary Foundation of the Arts as its 2009 Distinguished Artist of the Year.  A gala cocktail reception and presentation will be held April 25th at the Scottish Rite Masonic Lodge.  Proceeds from the gala event benefit fund arts … Read more

Bebe Krimmer featured in February/March 2009 issue of Santa Fean Magazine

infinite quest: Bebe Krimmer’s (inter)stellar creative journey Bebe Krimmer is stuck at home, The snow is piling up, the grade of her quarter-mile-long driveway is steep, and, for once, the 78-year-old artist has decided not to venture out for her morning swim. “My friends always worry because they know I do crazy things,” says Krimmer. … Read more

Opening October 24 – Gunnar Plake: ‘The Space Between’

Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art presents new abstract landscape photographs by Gunnar Plake titled The Space Between.  The show consists of nine large scale photographs made over the past two years in and around the Grand Canyon. The exhibition runs from October 24 through November 22, with the public opening reception, Friday, October 24 from 5 to … Read more

Opening September 19 – Emmi Whitehorse and Flo Perkins

Santa Fe – Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art announces two solo exhibitions running concurrently September 19 – October 18, 2008, Emmi Whitehorse’s Recommence and Flo Perkins’ Parts and Pieces. The opening reception is Friday, September 19 from 5 to 7pm.   Chiaroscuro follows up a major Native American group show with a solo exhibition of work by … Read more

‘Without Limits’ review in Pasatiempo

“Sweating the Big Stuff” by Paul Weideman for The New Mexican Friday, August 22, 2008 Rick Bartow, a member of the Wiyot tribe and an artist who is represented in Without Limits: Contemporary Indian Market Exhibition at Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art, experiences little joy in his successes — his life story has more than the usual … Read more

Albuquerque Journal North review of ‘Without Limits’

“Modern Natives”By Kim Russo A woman at an exhibition of Norman Akers’ paintings told him that his work wasn’t Indian enough. “I’ve never been on a buffalo hunt, what do you want?” he remembers replying. His curt response points to the complicated question of what makes something authentically Native, a question that can make us … Read more

Opening Friday August 22 -’Without Limits: Contemporary Indian Market Exhibition’

Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art presents its annual Contemporary Indian Market Exhibition, Without Limits from August 15 – September 13, 2008. Opening reception is Friday, August 22, 5-7pm.   Without Limits showcases the work of eleven Native artists who challenge preconceptions about Native art and identity whether seen through their own personal lens or through the lens … Read more