Santa Fe offers a visual feast for art lovers of all sorts, whether you're a serious collector or a fan who finds joy in just viewing the work.
With more than 250 galleries to explore, you'll be astonished by the city's array of art, including traditional and contemporary painting, photography, pottery, sculpture, textiles and more.
Get a chance to meet some of the artists at Santa Fe's famous Friday evening gallery openings, which take place year-round but with more frequency during the summer months.
As you walk the city discovering one gallery after another along the legendary Canyon Road, around the Plaza and downtown, and in the developing historic Railyard District, you'll agree: art lies at the heart of Santa Fe.
Established in 1978, Altermann Galleries specializes in American fine art. Altermann Galleries & Auctioneers specializes in traditional American art and Altermann Modern specializes in modern and contemporary art.
These personalized three hour outdoor art classes (held in Jane's beautiful studio in colder months) are appropriate for all levels of experience from total beginner to professional artist. All art materials are supplied. Just Bring Yourself! Small group classes held on Friday Mornings or by appt. Focus is on the beautiful landscape and architecture of the Santa Fe area. Private and special children's classes also available as well as studio classes and specially designed workshops for meetings and seminars. Landscape Intensives are also held at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, NM. The instructor, Jane Shoenfeld is a nationally exhibited landscape painter with over 18 years teaching experience.
The studio/gallery of collaborating artists, Buchen/Goodwin, presents the virtual object as photography, video, and sculpture. The work represents a new approach to both sculpture and photography. Instruction is available in developing a virtual model for producing physical objects or graphics.
A mobile art galley housed in the back of a custom retrofitted 1970 aluminum stepvan, Axle Contemporary is a gallery on wheels. A must visit while in Santa Fe, to see the latest in contemporary art. To find location and schedule, please visit our website: www.axleart.com
Bathe light and spread warmth across your surroundings! See how one-of-a-kind sculptural copper can transform any surface to reflect a once-upon-a-memory you wish to hold.
Harnessing the contemplative elements that comprise the Land of Enchantment, this uniquely ambitious art form can punctuate your compelling dwelling!
Personal artist, at your service.
With a passion to bring to Santa Fe the finest in contemporary art, Beals & Abbate Fine Art is located on Historic Canyon Road. The historic building houses strong adobe bull-nosed walls, textured sand-blasted vigas and rich stained wooden floors with an infusion of Tibetan doors, east-Indian tables and desks and subtle asian-influenced carved chairs. The quality in the work of the building reflects the quality of every Beals and Abbate Fine Art artist.
Each artist with their unique style, invite the viewer to see their perspective of the world. From traditional landscape and still-life to whimsical figurative and abstract, you'll find a variety of mediums including oil, acrylic, pastel, photography, bronze, stone and formed concrete. Stroll up Historic Canyon Road and say hello to owners, Robert Beals & Anthony Abbate and Director, Jacob Martinez as we share our belief in some of the best contemporary art in Santa Fe.
Visit the Turquoise Trail Sculpture Garden and Studio to experience the work and studio of sculptor Kevin Box in a beautiful setting along Highway 14, just north of Cerrillos. Walk Garden trails to see monumental pieces by Box and others. Open by appointment and by chance.
Brad Smith Gallery is the heart of the artistic world of Canyon Road, Santa Fe. Brad Smith illuminates the canvas and Canyon Road with his signature style- a blend of cutting-edge and classic Santa Fe. Visit the gallery and you will get the pleasure of observing an artist in creative action, as Brad Smith often paints right in the gallery. Enjoy the elegant yet relaxed atmosphere created by gallery director, Jessamine Narita.
In addition to the work of Brad Smith, the gallery is proud to represent the sculptures of Oscar Zamarripa, Luis Espiridion, and Toru Oba. The paintings of Thomas Christopher Haag and Kelsie Smith and jewelry by Lauren Greenfield.
The CCA serves as a vibrant regional gathering place for the exploration and presentation of diverse and challenging contemporary art forms and ideas through our interdisciplinary programs: film, visual arts, performance and educational outreach. CCA's cinematheque offers thought-provoking, art-house, full-length, and documentary films; and the visual arts exhibitions continue to surprise viewers with genre-busting art forms!
The world's leading gallery for Surrealist/Visionary art.
Beautiful 3000 sq ft space full of lush plants and set under a glass domed roof.
A MUST SEE when visiting Santa Fe!
Located at the top of Canyon Road, customer parking.
Open seven days and late on Fridays.
Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art presents monthly solo and group exhibitions from two spacious locations on Canyon Road at Gypsy Alley in Santa Fe. We specialize in contemporary abstraction representing a focused group of artists working from a variety of perspectives including: Native American, Australian Aboriginal, and American Southwestern. Large-scale photography as well as ceramic, textile, wood and glass are also represented. Please visit www.chiaroscurosantafe.com for more information and images.
Gallery featuring contemporary abstract paintings by noted artist David Rothermel. Special showings and sponsored events will take place throughout the summer at the Canyon Road location. Please check web site for info.
Exhibiting contemporary paintings oil,acrylic, sculptures, bronzes terracotta and encaustics. Representing Rachel Darnell, Shawna Moore, Rebecca Crowell, Greg Joubert, Jeri Leadbetter, Susan Morosky, Bill Gingles, Rudy Gonzales, Kevin O'Toole, Tremain Smith and Brenda Zappitell.
Born in 1941, Nordahl grew up on a farm in Minnesota. He drew and painted from an early age.
In 1978, Nordahl began painting the Apache. Of all the Native American tribes, the Apache continue to be the least known or understood.
In 1988, Nordahl began painting for Michael Jackson. Together, they created paintings and plans for amusement parks and attractions in Las Vegas. This working relationship continued till Michael's death in 2009.
Nordahl lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico and continues to paint the Apache as well as fantasy, people and animals. His paintings can be found in museum and private collections in the U.S. and many foreign countries.
David Richard Contemporary is located in downtown Santa Fe north of the historic plaza and specializes in post-war abstract art including Abstract Expressionism, Color Field, geometric, hard-edged, Op, Pop and Minimalism in a variety of media. Featuring both historic and contemporary artwork, the gallery represents many established mid to late-career artists who were part of important art historical movements and tendencies that occurred during the 1950s through the 1980s on both the east and west coasts. The gallery also represents artist estates, emerging artists and offers secondary market works.
David Richard Gallery is located in the Santa Fe Railyard Arts District and specializes in post-war abstract art including Abstract Expressionism, Color Field, geometric, hard-edged, Op, Pop, Minimalism and conceptualism in a variety of media. Featuring both historic and contemporary artwork, the gallery represents many established artists who were part of important art historical movements and tendencies that occurred during the 1950s through the 1980s on both the east and west coasts. The gallery also represents artist estates, emerging artists and offers secondary market works.
EVOKE CONTEMPORARY provocative + compelling art of international acclaim
Experience the creative spirit and rhythm of Santa Fe in the Downtown Arts + Museum District and historic downtown Plaza with a riveting line up of events and exhibitions. All events open on the First Friday of each month along with the celebrated First Friday Art Walks in the Downtown Arts + Museum District.
Nestled in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and steeped in rich New Mexican heritage, EVOKE Contemporary and the GALA Arts District has grown and evolved to becoming one of the most prestigious art destinations for art collectors worldwide. Nine of the foremost galleries in the contemporary art world along with five prestigious museums are easily navigated on elegant tree-lined Lincoln Avenue in downtown Santa Fe. The GALA Arts District is an Art + Dining Mecca. Savvy travelers and locals alike are familiar with the cosmopolitan flair to be experienced at any of the award-winning, world-class restaurants within this romantic, walking district. The deep-rooted history and culture of Santa Fe is preserved and celebrated in the GALA Arts District through a diverse array of museums, galleries and culinary destinations that should be on top of your must-visit soon list.
GVG Contemporary is an artist owned gallery, featuring the fine art furniture of Ernst Gruler, and contemporary non-objective oil paintings of Blair Vaughn-Gruler.
Other artists represented include painters Lori Schappe-Youens, Kuzana Ogg and Joella Jean Mahoney, and metal sculptors Donald Gialanella and Doug Adams. A collection of artist made jewelry is also presented in the gallery.
Heidi Loewen has opened a warm & sunny porcelain gallery & school, down the road from the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. Once inside, you'll see her contemporary smoke fired porcelain vessels, some with gold leaf & oils. She even collaborates with the world renowned Dutch realist painter, Braldt Bralds for amazing trompe l'oeil effects.
Her unique gallery is her studio & school where she teaches private pottery wheel & sculpture lessons to students age 4 to 104! You may take class for an hour or more. There is no art or clay experience necessary.
Students may choose their favorite glaze colors & Heidi will ship your masterpieces back to you several weeks later. The class is fun and everybody is a success. Even men love Heidi's clay classes. Appointments are suggested.
Heidi taught the acclaimed Italian chef, Giada De Laurentiis to throw on her TV show, "Giada's Weekend Getaways," which highlighted fun things to do in Santa Fe. House & Garden TV will also feature Heidi Loewen teaching her porcelain miniature & large scale vessels in July 2008.
Heidi will prepare & center the clay on the wheel for students so they have the the fun of designing, shaping, & squishing their own vessels.
Loewen invites clients & designers to request special commissions to be created for homes or offices. She loves a good challenge & can easily make very large porcelain platters & sculptures. Collectors may even participate in the creation process. Choose your own color scheme. Loewen safely ships work all over the world.
Gallery specializing in contemporary art including painting, sculpture, and jewelry. Artists are both local and national with an emphasis on new emerging artists. The gallery has a warm home-style environment with friendly and knowledgeable staff. The gallery won the 2004 Historical Renovation award from the city and is owned and run by a native Santa Fe family.
James Kelly Contemporary's program is based on exhibiting established and emerging post-war artists from the United States and Europe. The gallery is unique in the Southwest region in its ability to mount museum quality shows by international artists. At the same time, James Kelly Contemporary benefits from its deep ties to the region.
The Gallery was established in 1997 in a renovated warehouse directly across from SITE Santa Fe and has been the leader in developing the Railyard District into a center for contemporary art in Santa Fe.
Innovative work by internationally recognized artists in a variety of media.
Jane Sauer Gallery is located on Canyon Road in Santa Fe, New Mexico, a destination point for collectors of art from around the world. The mission of the gallery is to present the work of artists, both local and international, who have mastered a variety of media.
The field of art is ever-expanding, limited only by the range of the human imagination. Contemporary artists are redefining our notions of art, creating a fluid field that is not media-specific.
Glass studio and showcase for stained glass artist Jezebel. Founded in 1997, Jezebel Gallery features jewelry, clothing, paintings and sculptures all illuminated by Jezebel's custom lighting fixtures. It also hosts Jezebel's Old-Fashioned Soda Fountain.
Since 1971, Joe Wade Fine Art has been Santa Fe's premier fine art gallery offering an extensive collection of paintings, sculpture, & jewelry by emerging & renowned artists. Open daily: Monday through Saturday 9:30 am to 5:00 pm, Sunday 10 am to 4 pm with extended summer hours.
Kristin Johnson Fine Art has respectfully and diligently selected to represent several visibly diverse artists, each expressing a different perspective on their personal journey in life and in art. The art exhibited is wide-ranging; from monumental public sculpture, to ethereal landscapes, abstract expressionism, humor infused bronze figures, encaustics, to Americana, Southwestern photography and realism. While formally and visually distinct, the artists share a nuanced exploration of their musical inspirations, styles and mediums and the subjective excesses their muses enable.
LewAllen Galleries a one of the oldest and largest galleries of national stature in Santa Fe. It represents internationally acclaimed contemporary artists working in a diverse range of media including painting, sculpture, photography, prints, ceramics jewelry, tapestry and glass.
In addition to showcasing the finest art of our era, the gallery is also committed to the exhibition of Modernist masterworks in accord with the highest standards of scholarship and connoisseurship. LewAllen Galleries exhibits at eac of two museum-like in-town locations, on historic West Palace Avenue and in its newly constructed Railyard district building, as well as at its satellite branch at Encantado, an Auberge Resort.
Manitou Galleries is one of Santa Fe's most innovative and visitor/collector friendly galleries in New Mexico. The spacious Palace Avenue location, just two blocks off the plaza, offers one of the finest collections of contemporary representational painting, sculpture and jewelry. Currently exhibiting approximately 40 exceptional artists, mostly of the Southwestern region, Manitou has established a creditable reputation as a landmark in Santa Fe know for exquisite fine art.
Join us here in Mark's calming, meditative kinetic garden to experience bliss. These wind driven sculptures welcome you through to his gallery. Inside you will find his exquisite patined engraved metal canvases and bronzes. We look forward to your visit.
Monika Kaden is an internationally known sculpture, installation- and mixed media artist. She worked with the Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe Opera and taught @ several Colleges around the USA & Germany. One of her signature sculptures `St. Francis Dancing on Water' can be viewed in front of the Cathedral Basilica St. Francis of Assisi downtown Santa Fe and next to the main entrance @ Christus St. Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe. Monika Kaden's "Barbette-Dancer" and "Bow", 11 Feet and 9 Feet high, can be seen @ Shidoni Sculptural Garden. More of her unique work can be seen at her studio in Santa Fe. You can contact her @ any time: 505-470-4833 or for more informations please visit her brand new website @ monikakaden.com
Monika received her MFA from Alfred University. She teaches ceramic-, sculpture- and mixed media classes
New Concept Gallery is a contemporary gallery representing local Santa Fe artists showing Realistic and Abstract Paintings, Sculpture and Photography. It is located in an old adobe building on Canyon Road. Director Ann Hosfeld, an artist herself, has a background of working in New York and Los Angeles galleries and museums.
Stunning Art Work by New Mexico Artists. Shop for handcrafted jewelry, art work sculptures, ceramics, handmade pottery, art glass, metal arts, weaving arts, Native American art work and more. New Mexico Creates is an innovative program of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation that seeks to enhance the livelihoods of New Mexico's artists and artisans while building financial support for the Museum of New Mexico.
Founded in 1979 as a mail-order photography book source by director and owner Rixon Reed, photo-eye has grown to become one of the world's foremost galleries and websites devoted to contemporary photography. photo-eye Gallery features works by nationally and internationally renowned photographers including Julie Blackmon, Nick Brandt, David Trautrimas, Hiroshi Watanabe, Pentti Sammallahti, Jo Whaley, Tom Chambers, Mitch Dobrowner, ZoŽ Zimmerman, Mark Klett, Raymond Meeks, Keith Carter, Linda Connor, David H. Gibson, Imogen Cunningham and Don Hong-Oai.
Pippin Contemporary, founded May 2011 by Aleta Pippin, is committed to showing artwork that is, at once, fresh and vibrant, as well as collectible. Words most often heard by guests who enter Pippin Contemporary are "I was drawn in by the amazing color" and "it feels so good in here." These feelings are standard, hard to put one's finger on, yet a common thread weaving throughout our guests/collectors experience.
Pippin Contemporary's artists are selected for their energetic and tactile expressions. Each artist celebrates life with colorful and authentic insights, expanding the realm of possibilities in their artwork. Their expressions range from abstraction to colorful landscapes and abstracted figurative paintings, Pop art, glass sculpture, kinetic sculpture, colorful steel and bronze pieces - all exhibiting the passion our artists feel about their artwork. How that passion translates creates an element of surprise, offering the viewer a venue through which to access their emotions, transporting themselves to their inner worlds.
Owned by an artist, we at Pippin Contemporary understand the importance of the artist, gallery, collector relationship. Collecting art is about that relationship as much as it is about the purchase. Oftentimes, our collectors become friends who make it a point to stop in whenever visiting Santa Fe.
Pippin Meikle Fine Art gallery offers the opportunity to view nine outstanding artists' work in an intimate environment. Joyful and vibrant are just a few of the adjectives describing this gallery's artwork. Artwork by gallery owners, Aleta Pippin and Barbara Meikle, as well as artists - Robert Burt, Andrew Carson, Warren Cullar, Martha Kennedy, Nic Noblique, Gilberto Romero, and Ray Wolf. Original paintings and sculpture.
Pop Gallery continues to raise the bar locally and draw established and emerging Contemporary and New Brow artists to Santa Fe from around the world. Our vision is rooted in providing art lovers with a thought provoking alternative. Rising from the underground world of tattooing and graffiti, comics, cartoons, pop art, illustration, and surrealist artists, the art showcased feeds of the blend of influences and energies well cemented in today's culture. In essence, Pop Gallery continues to represent a celebration of mediums and ideas, the dynamic union between independence and spirit, the emergence of sub-culture on a contemporary platform.
As Santa Feans we recognize the importance of the arts and charity in our community. We partner with local literacy organizations, charities/events such as Assistance Dogs of The West, The Santa Fe Childrens Museum, Project 236, Read Across America, NM-NEA, Gerards House, Under Dog Rescue, The Adaptive Ski Program, Buckaroo Ball, Meds and Food for Kids, Bienvenidos Outreach and Southwest C.A.R.E. Center among others. A portion of every sale at Pop Gallery goes directly back into our art community through charitable donations.
Artist Submission Policy:
Pop Gallery is a fusion of New Brow art & POP Modern art.
We do currently have a full roster of artists, but occasionally review new submissions. For consideration, please look over our site carefully and be sure that your work is compatible with our program. We will not consider artists who call or stop by the gallery. We regret that we cannot respond to every submission nor are we able to return materials without a SASE.
For consideration, please email one image and link to your website to email@example.com with subject: Pop Gallery Submission.
Where We Are:
Santa Fe's POP Art Gallery is located in the second largest art hub in the US and is continually refreshed by the emerging and established New Brow Artists, POP Surreal, Modern & Contemporary artists represented at POP Gallery. Nestled across from the historic Coyote Café on Water Street, POP Gallery hosts an environment unique to the city with vibrant color and a European salon atmosphere thus embracing locals and tourists alike. Our expertise assures you of a quality in the moment experience unlike any other art gallery in the world.
Who We Are:
Owners & curators Michael McDowell & Sharla Throckmorton-McDowell are collectors at heart and bring over 20 years of diverse high end fine art experience to the gallery which serves private and corporate collections throughout the world. Versed in fine art from New Brow art, Outsider, Low Brow, POP Surrealism, Contemporary and Modern genres from US and International markets we offer a seasoned approach to your art gallery experience. We've been here...we'll be here.
Celebrating our 5th Anniversary in 2012 we've taken a leap off Water St. and are now located at the corner of Lincoln and Marcy, near the convention center in the GALA Arts District.
POP Gallery currently features art work by Clifford Bailey, Lynden St. Victor, Thomas Barbey, Diego Lukezic, Daniel Martin Diaz, Aunia Kahn, CJ Metzger & Miss Mindy (known as The Artist Sisters), Marie Sena, Kristen Margiotta, David Ho, Chris Peters, Virginia Harrison, Ryan Singer, Michel Balasis, Marty Goldstein, Judith Walsh, Max Lehman, Michele Lynch, Catherine Zacchino (aka Junker Jane), Todd Goldman, Trevor Mikula & Amy Nelder among others.
Long-time Santa Fe artists, William Preston and Marianne Hornbuckle share old adobe residence and studio in Pojoaque, 20 m. north of SF. He, a sumi painter, she, an abstract painter, and figurative bronze sculptor, pursue their passions in a rural setting. He teaches sumi classes, she, drawing for adults and monotype. They exhibit their work in their gallery/home/studios and welcome visitors.