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MESILLA VALLEY FINE ARTS GALLERY

Mesilla Valley Fine Arts Gallery features works by Glenn, Postelle in November

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The Mesilla Valley Fine Arts Gallery (MVFG), 2470-A Calle de Guadalupe, across from the Fountain Theatre on this historic Mesilla Plaza, will feature the works of local artists Sue Ann Glenn and Yvonne Postelle in November.

Glenn, a watercolorist, brings to life ordinary objects and scenes, MVFG said in a news release. She holds an art education degree from Central Michigan University and taught elementary art for 15 years in a large Michigan school system. After 32 years of teaching, Glenn retired to focus full time on watercolors.  She has participated in juried and local shows and is a member of New Mexico Watercolor society.

Postelle works primarily in oils as a landscape painter, MVFG said. The love of art has been a constant passion for Postelle for as long as she can remember. Postelle retired from the business world in 1989 to pursue her art. She has attended extensive art classes and workshops, has exhibited regularly in both group and juried shows and has served in different capacities in local art associations.

MVFG Holiday Market

MVFG will host a holiday market, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, in the MVFG courtyard. It will feature a wide selection of artwork and holiday gift ideas, MVFG said. Meet gallery artists and enjoy light refreshments during your visit.

The market will include a free art class, "How to Draw What You See," led by El Paso Community College instructor Frank Rimbach. It will be held noon-2 p.m. Nov. 12, also in the MVFG courtyard. All art supplies will be provided. Take home your finished drawing of a still life.

MVFG’s 30 featured artists offer original art in various media, including oil, acrylics, pastels, watercolor, fused glass art jewelry, woodturnings, stained glass, photography, ceramics, mixed media, decorated gourds, textile weavings, art tile, fiber art, natural gemstone jewelry, fused glass, colored pencil, charcoal, pen and ink drawings, prints, cards and miniature paintings.

First American Bank, 1553 Avenida de Mesilla, features the work of many of the gallery’s artists.

MVAG is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. every day.

Call 575-522-2933. Visit www.mesillavalleyfinearts.com.

Mesilla Valley Fine Arts Gallery