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Saturday, June 6th: “Luz es Vida Art Show” Opening Reception!

June 1, 2015


What: “Luz es Vida Art Show: Light is Life”
When: Opening Reception, June 6th 5 – 8 pm (show runs June 5th –  July 5th, 2015)
Where: OCHO Art + Event Space, #8 Hwy. 38, Questa, NM

Light gives life everywhere, but especially here in northern New Mexico, one of the solar capitols of the world. Light grows our food and sustains our agricultural heritage; it powers and heats many of our homes. On a sunny day, Questa get’s 80% of its electricity from the solar field installed on a defunct mine tailings site west of the village. And of course we mustn’t forget the unbroken light across the sagebrush that stopped a couple of artists in their tracks a hundred years ago, famously confirming Taos County’s artistic heritage. The open call “Luz es Vida Art Show” is a venue for today’s local and regional artists to present their own light-inspired artworks. The show is curated by LEAP and hosted by OCHO and will feature works by over 30 local and regional artists in a variety of two and three dimensional mediums; a wonderful sampling of northern NM talent!
A public reception is to be held on Saturday, June 6th, from 5 – 8 pm. Hors d’oeuvres, drinks and music by Bittersweet Highway will add to the celebration. People’s Choice Awards in several categories will be announced at the end of the evening.

For more information about the upcoming art show or other “Luz es Vida” events visit HERE or call the Questa Visitor Center at 575-613-2852.

Hope to see you there!

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