Ward Jackson 1928-2004: A Survey of Five Decades, David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM


Ward Jackson was born and grew up in Petersburg, Virginia. He studied painting at the Richmond Polytechnic Institute of the College of William and Mary, now Virginia Commonwealth University, earning his Master's Degree there in 1952. While still in school Jackson began the correspondence with Guggenheim curator Hilla Rebay that would eventually lead to his long tenure with that institution.

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Charles Hinman & Robert Swain: On and Off the Grid, David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM


David Richard Contemporary is pleased to present On and Off the Grid, a two-person exhibition featuring new and recent work by Charles Hinman and Robert Swain. Hinman’s work is physical, of significant scale, wall-mounted and three-dimensional. His art-making practice since the early 1960s has focused on the tension between the physicality of sculpture and the illusion of painting.

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Afterglow: Recent Paintings by Julian Jackson, Karan Ruhlen Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

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For Julian Jackson’s first solo exhibition at Karan Ruhlen Gallery the central theme of his work is inspired by the phenomena of light, color, and a sense of layered space. The elusive nature of light and the fundamental opposition of vertical and horizontal axis have been the subject of his paintings for more than a decade.

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Michael Rouillard: Framed Light, 2005-2011, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

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Michael Rouillard, Untitled, 2007 Oil stick on aluminum (3 panels) 96 x 36 inches April 29-May 31, 2011 A solo exhibition, Framed Light 2005-2011, by Michael Rouillard will open at Charlotte Jackson Fine Art on April 29 and extend through May 31. An Opening Reception with the artist will be held on Friday, April 29 from 5-7 p.m. The gallery is located in the Railyard Arts District at 554 South Guadalupe Street. At first glance […]

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Leslie Wilkes: Face Blind, Generator, Albuquerque, NM


Leslie Wilkes, 10.06 (gouache study), 2010 Gouache on paper 12 x 12 inches March 5 – April 9, 2011 For her second solo exhibition in New Mexico Leslie Wilkes elevates the scale of her dense, psychedelic gouaches, expanding them into a series of new large-scale oil paintings. Reflecting her life-long interest in pattern and bright color, the paintings are initially based largely on geometric patterns from the 1960’s. In the process of painting, Wilkes explores […]

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Line, Curve, Form, David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM


Scott Malbaurn, Big Blue, 2003 Acrylic, silica, urethane on canvas 72 x 88 inches, diptych July 20 – August 28, 2010 David Richard Contemporary is pleased to present Line, Curve, Form, an exhibition of paintings and wall sculptures by Simon Aldridge, Alex Couwenberg, Mark Emerson, Julie Karabenick, Scott Malbaurn and Richard Roth. These artists create optically active abstractions in two and three-dimensions through the use of lines, curves and forms juxtaposed with color combinations so […]

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Frederick Hammersley (1919-2009): In Memoriam


    Frederick Hammersley, abstract painter, born in 1919, died peacefully  on Sunday, May 31, 2009 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at the age of 90.   Hammersley is known as one of the Los Angeles-based “Abstract  Classicists” whose work gained international attention through the  exhibition Four Abstract Classicists at the Los Angeles County Museum  in 1959.  The term “hard edge” was coined at the time to describe the  geometric, abstract paintings by Hammersley, Karl Benjamin, Lorser  Feitelson and John McLaughlin.   Hammersley attended […]

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Michael Rouillard: Layered Compositions, Paintings and Drawings, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

  September 5-27, 2008 Michael Rouillard has long been fascinated by the relationship of the seen to the unseen. He recalls painting both the backs and the fronts of his early paintings, and his installations have sometimes featured light emanating from behind walls or parts of paintings hidden behind architectural elements. His more recent work, including the new work in his upcoming exhibition at Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, reflects this interest through the technique of […]

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A Flavor of Pop, Charlotte Jackson Project Space, Santa Fe, NM

  Keira Kotler, Sound of Rain, 2004  Urethane and pigment on aluminum, 36 x 36 inches June 28 — July 31, 2008 Have you ever wondered what would happen if you crossed Minimalist art with Pop art? At Charlotte Jackson’s Project Space you can find several answers to this question in art created by Tim Jag, Keira Kotler, Yumi Janairo Roth, and Jeremy Thomas.

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Alfonso Fratteggiani Bianchi: Umbrian Paintings, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

  March 21 — April 13, 2008 Hand, color, stone. In the work of Alfonso Fratteggiani Bianchi we encounter painting, and color, at a level of intensity and purity that is irresistible. Fratteggiani Bianchi’s small scale, monochromatic works are pure powdered pigment applied directly onto pietra serena, the Italian limestone native to the Umbrian district where he lives. Pure in this case means that there are no binders, glues, or mediums used to attach the […]

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Ed Moses: Primal and Primary Paintings 1975, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

  Ed Moses, Untitled (Red), Untitled (Yellow), Untitled (Black), 1975 Acrylic on canvas, 60 x 60 inches and 43 x 43 inches  November 9 — December 9, 2007 Ed Moses flatly posits that he is not an artist. “I’m a painter, inventive, activated. An abstract painting is not a reference; it’s not a picture; it’s a perception of the painting. It goes back to Barnett Newman’s Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Blue?” For Moses, […]

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Interview with Alan Ebnother, by Chris Ashley

  The following conversation between Alan Ebnother and Chris Ashley was conducted via email during April 17 – May 4, 2005. For further information about Chris Ashley, please visit www.chrisashley.net.   Chris Ashley: Your biography states that in 1975 you “began to recognize painting.” You were then in your early twenties and involved in the dance world. What does this mean, to “recognize painting,” and when and how did you actually begin painting?   Alan […]

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