Upcoming Exhibits in the Helen T. White Galleries

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Mendoza/Mendoza
White Gallery | October 13 - January 13, 2019

John L. Mendoza: John's work is a diary of the man and his view of life. His oil paintings and watercolors speak of romance, nostalgia, and natural beauty.

Dorothy J. Mendoza: Exploring different media and technique has been the history of Dorothy’s paintings. In 1998, she began experimenting with acrylics, merging the fluid transparent quality of watercolor with the opacity of oils and gouche.

Western Romance From the King Collection
King Gallery | October 5 – January 13

Local benefactor Francis King’s original donation of artworks in 1979 forms the cornerstone of the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center’s permanent collection. For nearly 40 years, Mr. King, the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, and other generous donors have been augmenting this fabulous collection. This exhibit will feature some of the best-known names in traditional Western art, including John Clymer, Frank McCarthy, Joseph Sharpe, Gerald Cassidy, and Oscar Berninghaus.

Luster:  Realism and Hyperrealism in Contemporary Automobile & Motorcycle Painting
White Gallery | June 8 - September 30, 2019 

The birth of the modern car occurred over 150 years ago in 1860 in Germany.  In the United States, Henry Ford Company was established in 1901. A year later it morphed into Cadillac Motor Company which Ford left, along with the rights to his name. A new Ford Motor Company emerged in 1903 in Detroit with backing from a dozen investors, including the Dodge brothers. The same year, 1903, Harley-Davidson, was founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Much has changed since those early automotive years, but perhaps nothing more so than America’s love affair with cars and motorcycles, which has expressed itself culturally and artistically in so many ways.

Friday, June 7, 2019 | 47th Anniversary Gala