Science + Art = Molecool
Denature your proteins by heading to Science Earth Art Gallery, the Sawmill District's newest point of interest this Friday, Jan. 20, for the opening of Collected Works by Michael Wallace. Wallace, a practicing Earth scientist in the PhD program at UNM, is perhaps best known for his direction of the public art in Calabacillas Arroyo. Catch up with the artist and his most recent work (which includes various media—everything from electronics to pastels) by stopping by the free opening from 5-7pm. (Maggie Grimason)
Friday Jan 20, 2017
Albuquerque, NM 87104
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Featured works include pastels, oils, acrylics, mixed media and electronic media from the earth scientist and creator of the Calabacillas Arroyo public art. Runs through 1/31.
Michael Wallace has shown his award-winning earth and water inspired landscapes and sculptures in galleries around the country, as well as at a juried show at the New Mexico Museum of Fine Arts co-curated by Luis Jimenez. Mike is also known for his direction of one of Albuquerque's largest, most innovative and beloved public art projects, the Calabacillas Arroyo.
Michael remains a practicing earth scientist, whose work in forecasting drought several years in advance has generated significant controversy within and outside of academia, including at UNM where he continues to advance towards a Ph.D. in Nanosciences and Microsystems.
Mr. Wallace is also the inventor of the Haptic Orb, a novel VR input device, whose patents have been cited by numerous major corporations including Microsoft and Sony.
Featured works include pastels, oils, acrylics, mixed media, and electronic media.