Of Nature | 3 Different Visions of Texas Landscape

Sylvia Benitez, Carol Arnold, Susu Meyer

February 4 - March 4, Kerrville, TX

Slate Gray Kerrville presents Of Nature, an exhibition showcasing 3 different visions of Texas landscape by Hill Country artists Sylvia Benitez, Carol Arnold, and Susu Meyer. All three artists have a profound affinity for Mother Nature in general, but for the Texas landscape in particular. Collectively, the landscapes of Benitez, Arnold, and Meyer explore the sublime and romantic, the magic and mystery of their surroundings in oils, acrylics, and pastels that are at once lush, rapturous, and intimate. Their work is not about mimicry, rather their paintings represent deeply personal outer expressions of a vital inner force which we are privileged to share. The artists' reception at Slate Gray Kerrville takes place on February 20th, from 5-8pm.

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Ali Launer | Inspirited

January 1st - January 30th, Telluride, CO

Slate Gray Telluride presents Inspirited, an exhibition featuring New Mexican artist, Ali Launer, who works with beads on bones. Launer combines large animal forms with intricate and extraordinary beaded patterns, emphasizing and embodying the nobility of the animal skulls in her impressive and signature style. Precious and semiprecious stones are encased in sterling silver and glass seed beads in swirling patterns Launer beads by hand. “Beads are my form of artful expression. I am very grateful for the gift I have been given.” In addition to new works by Launer, Slate Gray will also be featuring a new and innovative installation by local encaustic artist, Amy Schilling.

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