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Iconic Ireland exhibit by Karen Desrosiers at Lane House Arts Center

Aran Islands, oil, by Karen Desrosiers

Aran Islands, oil, by Karen Desrosiers

Cliffs of Moher, oil, by Karen Desrosiers

Cliffs of Moher, oil, by Karen Desrosiers

Doolin Village, oil, by Karen Desrosiers

Doolin Village, oil, by Karen Desrosiers

HAMPTON – Local artist Karen Desrosiers will have an exhibit of original paintings at the Lane House Arts Center for the month of March. “Iconic Ireland” is a collection of oil paintings featuring iconic images and sights from Ireland and celebrating the Irish culture.

The exhibit features a series of large format works that Desrosiers has painted from photographs taken during her many trips to Ireland. “Themes of Irish and Celtic culture feature heavily in my artwork,” says Desrosiers. “The heart and soul of Ireland and the Irish people shine through the beautiful, rugged landscapes, the brightly painted buildings, the ancient architecture, and the wild flora.”

Desrosiers paints primarily with oils, in an impressionistic manner, applying thick textures and brushstrokes,

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Feb. 4—The Center for Contemporary Arts announces new leadership

The Center for Contemporary Arts’ board of directors announced in January that David Muck was elected to serve as chairman. The position was previously filled by Maria Gale. After selling a software company he co-founded in 1985, he moved to Santa Fe from his native Texas. Muck is passionate about classical music and the arts and serves on the board of trustees for the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. At CCA, he joins board Vice Chairwoman Doris Francis, Secretary Dyanna Taylor, and Treasurer Margo Thoma. In a news release, Muck stated: “In addition to creative collaborative outreach, we will focus on fundraising and bringing greater financial stability to the organization in a meaningful and long-lasting manner. It is this firm fiscal footing that we seek to build which will allow us to ensure that we can nurture and support creativity in

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Kaia Gerber to Host LA Art Show Opening Night Benefit For St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital | News

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The LA Art Show is thrilled to announce that international model and actress Kaia Gerber will be the official host of the 2022 Opening Night premiere party, kicking off the Los Angeles 2022 art season. The event will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Wednesday, January 19 from 7-11 p.m.

Gerber, known for her love of fashion, art, and culture, is a perfect voice for the next young generation of collectors and a great supporter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® and the LA Art Show. With a passion for fostering community, whether it be her social media-based book club or lending her platform to others for the sake of education, Gerber is an exciting addition to this year’s LA Art Show.

For going on eight years, the LA Art Show has been a strong and unwavering supporter

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Dec. 31—Mountain Mover Media wins two Rocky Mountain Emmys

In early November, Santa Fe-based video production company Mountain Mover Media was awarded with Rocky Mountain Emmys for Becoming: ORLANDO DUGI in the Arts Programming (Short Form) category and for Yo Prometo for best Musical Arrangement/Composition. Becoming: ORLANDO DUGI is an eight-minute biopic on Navajo fashion designer and former Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Artist-in-Residence Orlando Dugi. It was directed, shot, and edited by Mountain Mover Media’s Kaela Waldstein and produced by IAIA Assistant Professor Amber-Dawn Bear Robe (Blackfoot/Siksika) for the Southwest Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA).

This is Bear Robe’s and Waldstein’s second Emmy for a collaborative project. The first was their 2018 video Walk with Pride: Santa Fe Indian Market’s Haute Couture Fashion Show. The Dugi short follows the creation and reveal of the artist’s 2020 Capsule Collection and explores the inspirations for his work. It was featured

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