Alibi V.18 No.12 • March 19-25, 2009 

Gallery Box

Arts Alliance Gallery

The Arts Alliance Gallery primarily features exhibits from local and state artists and craftsmen, grouped by medium or artistic societies. Past exhibits showcased work from New Mexico Wood Turners, New Mexico Bead Society and New Mexico Silk Painters Guild. The space, located on the corner of Lomas and San Mateo, also hosts receptions and meetings for Albuquerque art organizations. Till the end of March, the 1,500 square-foot gallery hosts "Beyond the I: From the Personal to the Cosmic," featuring work by New Mexico and Arizona artists from the Society of Layerists in Multi-Media. The Albuquerque-founded society shares the commonality of the holistic ability art across all mediums. The gallery's April exhibit is the work the New Mexico Polymer Clay Guild. The juried show opens Friday, April 3 and will feature polymer clay jewelry and art.

The Arts Alliance Gallery is a part of the Arts Alliance, a resource for the arts that promotes arts advocacy policy, provides resources to artists and extends cultural outreach to the community. The 25th Arts Alliance Bravos Awards, honoring excellence in arts, will also be this April.

For more information about the gallery and about the work of Arts Alliance, visit abqarts.org. The Arts Alliance Gallery is located at 1100 San Mateo Blvd. NE and is open Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on selected Saturdays.