Of Santa Fe Is Subject Of Special Event At U.Va. Art Museum On Feb.
January 23, 2003--
Art Preview Santa Fe
Sunday, Feb. 9, 2 p.m.
U.Va. Art Museum
International Trip Committee of the Volunteer Board at the University
of Virginia Art Museum will host a special event focused on the
art of Santa Fe on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2 p.m. in the museum. The public
acclaimed speakers will celebrate, discuss and take an inside look
at the art and culture of Santa Fe, N.M., in conjunction with a
museum members’ trip to Santa Fe, May 10-14. All three are
acquainted with the special ambience of this part of the American
acclaimed National Geographic photographer and teacher Sam Abell,
whose work was featured in the museum’s blockbuster exhibition,
“Sam Abell: The Photographic Life,” will show images
of Santa Fe and provide personal reflections of his experiences
there. Abell is director of the Center for Photographic Projects
in Santa Fe and has been teaching at the Santa Fe Photography and
Digital Workshops for 14 years.
scholar Marjorie Balge-Crozier will present information and images
of the life, art and home of legendary artist Georgia O’Keeffe.
Balge-Crozier contributed a major essay to the recent Phillips Collection
catalog/exhibition, “Georgia O’Keeffe: The Poetry of
Things.” She is currently serving as a guest curator and writer
for the exhibition, “Georgia O’Keeffe and the Landscape
Tradition,” scheduled to open in fall 2004 at the University
Stephens May, associate curator of the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art
Collection of the University of Virginia, will discuss how the history,
traditions and culture of Santa Fe’s native peoples relate
to the architecture, rock art, painting and contemporary ceramics
catered by the Hospitality Committee of the Volunteer Board will
follow in the museum.
more information about this program, museum membership or the members’
trip to Santa Fe, contact Mike Alexander at (434) 243-8874 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298