Gayle Crites, “Murmuring Skies”

Santa Fe, NM– Chiaroscuro is pleased to present the 2022 season opener with a solo exhibition by abstract painter Gayle Crites titled, Murmuring Skies. The new exhibition brings together approximately a dozen larger scale works on tapa paper. This body of work explores the artist’s ideas and feelings about climatic change and global warming through … Read more

Rose B, Simpson Awarded a Joan Mitchell Fellowship

Congratulations Rose on receiving a 2021 Joan Mitchell Fellowship award! From “The selection of the 2021 Joan Mitchell Fellows was initiated by 88 nominators, 44% of whom are themselves artists, and nearly a quarter of whom were participating in the process for the first time. The nominators reflect broad geographic diversity—representing 47 states, Washington, … Read more

RENATE ALLER “The Space Between Memory and Expectation”

Exhibition Review, written by Trevor Bishai for Musée Magazine Plate 124, Patagonia, Chile, 2019. Archival pigment print The German-born visual artist Renate Aller has long been interested in the intersections between memory and landscape. Made up of large-scale images of remote natural forms such as Patagonian glaciers and the Himalayan mountains, her latest series, The Space … Read more

Polly Barton: Dare, Revel, Dive

Press Release                                                                                                            June 3, 2021   Polly Barton: Dare, Revel, Dive July 2 – 31, 2021 Public Reception, Friday, July 2, 5-7pm Santa Fe, NM – Chiaroscuro is pleased to present a solo exhibition for Polly Barton, Dare, Revel, Dive, opening Friday, July 2 with an artist reception from 5-7pm, and continuing through July 31st. While … Read more

Tasha Ostrander in Pasatiempo

Blossoming forth with bright luminescence, local artist Tasha Ostrander’s Night Bluem XV is a light in the darkness, tempting you into many-petaled folds. The image is a light jet print from a series of similar floral images called Night Bluems available at Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art (558 Canyon Road, 505-992-0711, The flower, a gerbera daisy, … Read more

Chris Richter: “Stratum”

Santa Fe- Chiaroscuro is pleased to present, Stratum, the latest body of work by Southern California based painter Chris Richter, on view from July 3 – August 1, 2020. The artist’s reception is, Saturday, July 4, 1-5 pm, observing COVID-safe practices including, social distancing and masks required for entry into the gallery. As Chris Richter’s … Read more