Tamarind Institute at The University of New Mexico welcomes the invitation to exhibit recent work in the historically significant and stunning Quinta Gallery at Los Poblanos this summer. This exhibition features original lithographs from the Tamarind collection, including works by Maja Ruznic, Emmi Whitehorse, Matt Shlian, June Wayne and Brian Rea.

Tamarind Institute shares with Los Poblanos a passion for artisan traditions and fine craftsmanship.

There are a variety of opportunities to view the exhibition and learn more about Tamarind’s essential role in the world of lithography.

Opening reception

A gallery opening reception will be held Tuesday, June 4, 6 - 8 p.m. at Los Poblanos. This event is free to the public and inn guests and no reservations are required.

Remarks from Tamarind and Los Poblanos will begin at 6:30 p.m. Drinks will be available for purchase from the Library Bar and light hors d'oeuvres will be provided.

Artist talk

An artist talk with Emmi Whitehorse will be offered Tuesday, June 25, 5:30 p.m. Join Tamarind gallery director Kylee Aragon-Wallis and Whitehorse, a renowned Navajo artist based in Santa Fe. Tickets for this event are $20. If the event is sold out, please email laquinta@lospoblanos.com to join the waitlist.

Exhibition hours

The La Quinta Gallery will be open to the public from 5 - 10 p.m. on 

Tuesdays, June 18, July 2, July 23, Aug. 6, and Aug. 27. A member of Tamarind’s gallery staff will be on-site from 5 - 6:30 p.m. to answer questions about the artwork and lithography printmaking process. Drinks will be available for purchase from the Library Bar.

About Tamarind

Tamarind Institute, a division of the College of Fine Arts at UNM, is a workshop, a gallery, and a center for collaborative printmaking. Tamarind faculty and staff conduct research, train collaborative printers, and produce and publish original artworks with emerging and established artists from a plethora of disciplines. Tamarind Institute’s lithography process represents the alchemy of art, craft, material and synergy between artist and printer, resulting in exquisite hand-pulled impressions.

Top image: Rachel PerryChiral Lines (Tamarind Tools 2) 2016

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