Women in Design: New Mexico

March 19, 2015 at 516 ARTS

Women in Design: New Mexico and 516 ARTS present a special event in the gallery for Women & Creativity to learn, share and network with some of Albuquerque's accomplished emerging and established women designers and architects. Visit 516 ARTS for a special walk-through tour of the exhibition From the Ground Up: Design Here + Now with the curators Katya Crawford, Viviette Hunt, Kristen Shaw and Mira Woodson, and a series of short talks by a selection of women artists in the show.

The work of Jennifer Vasher elicits sensory experiences within unorthodox architectural spaces that are comprised of diverse and unexpected materials. Trained at Rhode Island School of Design, Emi Ozawa makes playful objects that evoke curiosity and are exceptionally crafted. Whether painting or designing objects, Danielle Rae Miller focuses on the natural world. Sara Stewart supplements her architectural practice with pursuits in the natural world to fulfill a need for places of engagement and inspiration, once explored in a phenomenological study of architecture. Amanda Robinson brings together architecture and fashion constructing new multi-media readings of the world around us.

The one-hour program of talks starts at 5:30, with refreshments throughout and music before and after. 

Admission: $10 in advance or at the door to benefit the nonprofit 516 ARTS.  
RSVP by email to teresa@516arts.org or by calling 505-242-1445.

INFO:  www.516arts.org  •  www.wid-nm.org

Refreshments provided by:

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This event is part of the citywide collaboration On the Map: Unfolding Albuquerque Art + Design. 

Download a PDF of the map featuring information on all  On the Map: Unfolding Albuquerque Art + Design events.

This information is also featured on the project website hosted by the Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau: www.ABQontheMap.com

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This event is also part of Women & Creativity


Images: Sara Stewart, Labyrinth of the Senses