Wes Hunting: Looking Back, Moving Forward

Sometimes, I’m not too sure where it’s going; but for me, it’s all about being able to make  what I want, when I want, and keep it moving until I can no longer do so. I took the scenic route on the way to working with glass. I was always interested in the visual arts and music, and in 1976

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Made in Taos by Juniper Manley

Taos may have its place in the history of art, but it is easy not to see the many creative people working in shops tucked in adobe corners or in studios surrounded by sagebrush and sunsets.

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OTA interviews Chad Manley featured in Beginnings III

Curiosity is first and foremost the engine that drives all good things in my life. Out of curiosity is formed the desire for diversified problem-solving in my creative work. Diversified problem-solving in any field of work or endeavor is really all anyone can ask for.

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Beginnings May 3 to July 28

We are proud to present a mini retrospective of work by Wes Hunting highlighting examples of his work from past series to current new work. This exhibition exemplifies how artists keep dreaming and beginning anew.

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Ivan McLean’s Maquettes have arrived at OTA!

All of you have already seen Ivan McLean’s work adorning OTA: CURVES, FLY FISHING and ODYSSEUS. Now Come see Ivan McLean’s Maquettes: #1, #2, #3 and #4… You will believe again that you can fly following your dreams. Be the first to choose one to take home.

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Mario Martinez: Recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation’s Creating a Living Legacy

Can you share what has changed for you as a result of being a part of the CALL program? The biggest change is that for me, the Joan Mitchell Foundation CALL award began the process of me being more confident in myself and my art. Now I truly believe it’s a new age and that […]

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OTA INTERVIEWS DAVID A. CLARK FEATURED IN DREAMING.

Work starts with a feeling or an abstract idea that searches for form. At that point when the idea is in its infancy I’ll start thinking about materials and what inspires that particular alchemy when idea meets its material form. It’s building tools of language out of paint and paper and canvas. It’s work, but I can feel when the intuition takes over.

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DREAMING

DREAMING opened at OTA Contemporary on Friday, March 1st, featuring David A. Clark and introducing Yuri Fukuoka. The guests were curious about DREAMING and how we all need to keep listening to and following our dreams.  Seeing how this inspiration transformed David A Clark’s Ancient Histories is mesmerizing.  David creates unique and groundbreaking expressions using painterly encaustic printmaking […]

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DREAMING, David A. Clark and presenting Yuri Fukuoka

March 1 – April 28, 2019, Reception Friday March 1 5:30-7:00 pm New work by David A. Clark represents unique and groundbreaking expressions using encaustic painterly printmaking involving beeswax, pigment and glue on exotic papers and calfskin.  Yuri Fukuoka our latest new artist believes happiness lives all around us.  In creating her beautiful dreams in […]

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Celebrations: OTA Contemporary

Celebrations: Kiyomi Baird, David A. Clark, Carlos Frias, H. Gomez Chavez, Wes Hunting, Robert Koch, Chad Manley, Mario Martinez, Ivan McLean, Kristina Varjan, Raul Villarreal, Jarica Walsh December 7 through January 27, 2019 Public Reception: Friday, December 7, 2018, 5:30 – 7:00 pm As we enter the annual holiday season, it seems timely to feature […]

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