The Doña Ana Arts Council (DAAC) will co-host the 2022 Las Cruces Space Festival Art Show, “Across Space,” at the Mesilla Valley Mall, 700 S. Telshor Blvd., Thursday via Sunday, April 7-10.
Show hours are 1-7 p.m. April 7-8; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. April 9; and noon-5 p.m. April 10.
For the present, artists from the area have been invited to show work highlighting house exploration and “astronomical art, bridging the gap between science and art,” mentioned DAAC Executive Director Greg Smith.
The present will embrace greater than 45 works by 26 artists representing the photo voltaic system and fashionable house expertise seen via images, blended media, video and portray, Smith mentioned.
“Artists have been focused on celestial our bodies for the reason that invention of the telescope and nicely earlier than that,” mentioned DAAC Program Manager Karen S. Conley, who’s curating the artwork present. “We are very excited to be having the present in individual at the mall and can’t look ahead to the general public to see it.”
Many of the artists who participated within the 2021 on-line present “Dawn of Discovery” are again with some new work and items from the web present, Smith mentioned. Local painters Kathleen Deasey, Jerry Hernandez, Paul Maxwell, Jan Minow, Cheryl Nelson, Susan Perez, Jo-an Smith, Gabriele Teich, Nolan Winkler, Sara Walsh and Luis “Woar2” Cisneros are exhibiting work. Photographers David Turning and David Sorenson have additionally joined the present. Northern New Mexico artist Linda Heath, who was instrumental in final yr’s Kennedy Center Arts Integration Project, additionally titled Dawn of Discovery, will return along with her “Fusionist Art” based mostly on Hubble telescope photographs and New Mexico iconography.
The occasion may even embrace two movies and the highest 30 entries from the 2022 Las Cruces Space Festival Poster Contest.
The exhibition might be situated subsequent to Zale’s Jewelry retailer within the house that was previously often known as FootAction USA.
For extra info, contact DAAC at 575-523-6403 and supervisor @daarts.org.