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Artist of the month Dana Aldis talks drawing, painting

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Dana Aldis, of Gallup, has been painting professionally since 2008. She transitioned from painting primarily still life, animal portraits and landscape paintings, in oils.

“I try to participate in the local art scene when I can, mostly by displaying my work at ART123,” Aldis said July 16.



Third Annual Best in Show Night

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Highlighting Gallup’s extraordinary arts and artists

The 98th Annual Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial and gallupARTS, in partnership with the Gallup MainStreet Arts & Cultural District, are excited to announce the 3rd Annual Best in Show Night at ART123 Gallery, on August 6 from 4:30 pm-9 pm.

Launched in 2017, Best in Show Night is held each year at ART123 Gallery in downtown Gallup on the eve of Ceremonial’s Exhibit Hall Opening/Wine Tasting. It is a free event for the entire community. The goals of the event are:

To feature the Best in Class, Best in Category and Best in Show winners from Ceremonial’s Exhibit Hall, highlighting exemplary and extraordinary artistry and...

Sharing the beauty of Spanish colonial art

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Snapshots from Sacred Heart Spanish Market

Art comes in all shapes, sizes, and ages

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Youth ART123 showcases young artists downtown

Students from Gallup and the surrounding area got the chance to display their unique forms of artwork at YouthART123 at the Artscrawl in Gallup March 9. The art show was held at Gallup ART123 to showcase schools such as Lincoln Elementary, Hozho Academy, and Mariano Lake Community School to name a few. Future artists consisted of children from kindergarten to high school with their own style of expression. Art teachers were on hand to talk about the forms of art their students were working on.

Psyche Reed, eighth grade teacher at Crownpoint Middle School, normally teaches welding, but decided to teach art this year. Reed was quite...

Annual craft fair kicks off the holiday season

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offers homemade crafts and goodies galore

The Rio West Mall, 1300 W. Maloney Ave., held its fourth Annual Holiday Craft Fair Nov. 17 with over 40 vendors present. Many homemade items and delicious goodies were up for sale to kick off the holiday season.

Talented crafters from the area were on hand in hopes of selling their unique talents, which ranged from from airbrushed T-shirts to zany dinosaur stuffed animals and beyond.

According to Rio West Mall Leasing and Marketing Director Hannah Madrid, the fair was a great way to get the community together and showcase local crafts.

“It went well this year with a sellout of great vendors,” she said. “Just a lot of variety of...

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