Art Community News

Apr 30

Call for Artists: April Fool's Show at the Rokoko Gallery in Las Cruces


We are going to have a group show in April and we would love for you to participate (and no this is not an April Fools joke). Rokoko Art Gallery is seeking submissions for an art opening to be held Sat. April 1 2017 titled "APRIL FOOLISHNESS". "All fools, freaks and fanatics".  Anything goes! We challenge you to knock our socks off ! $15 entry fee. Entries due Sat. March 25th 12-5pm. 1785 Avenida de Mercado. For more info contact at (575) 522-5553

Mitch & Alamag
Rokoko Studio
4901 Chippewa Trail
Las Cruces, NM. 88011-9311
tel:  (575) 522-5553
web site:

"We would love you to be part of the show. You don't have to show us pictures. It is $15.00  entry fee per entry. The pieces do not have to be for sale. If they are for sale, it is a 40/60 split in favor of the artist. We prefer no more than 3 entries. The gallery is open Saturdays 12-5. You can drop off your work any Saturday before or on March 25. A man named Steve will be running Saturdays while we will be out of town doing shows till March."

May 31

Call for Artists: Luna County Fine Arts & Fine Crafts

The Deming Art Center is looking for Artists and Crafters for the annual Luna County Fine Arts & Crafts and Fine Arts Show which will be in May 2017. A $25.00 entry fee will cover 1-3 pieces. The show will be judged and prizes awarded. For more information please call 575-546-3663, or see our FB page. (Note: dates in May for this event will change!)

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Call for Students: Beading Classes with Mary Berg

Call for Students:

Beading classes are being offered at the Deming Arts Center.  Mary Berg will instruct the classes on (Monday) May 8, 15, and 22, 2017 at the Deming Arts Center, 100 S Gold Street, Deming NM 88030.  Classes will be $20.00 each session, which includes materials, directions and instructor fees.  Class will start at 10:00 am until your piece is finished.   You need to call the Deming Arts Center at 575-546-3663 to register for the class prior to the class. (The instructor needs to know how many kits to bring.)

Jun 25

Call for Artists: Hispano Art Market

Call for Artists: Hispano Arts Market & Fiesta June 24, 25, 2017

The Deming Arts Center (Deming, NM), in collaboration with St. Ann Catholic Church, Deming, NM, is seeking Hispanic artists for a Hispano Arts Market & Fiesta. Artists are asked to  email a short bio and 2 jpg images representative of their work to, along with a $125 entry fee ($25.00 non-refundable)  to Deming Arts Center, 100 S. Gold, Deming, New Mexico 88030. The art show runs from June 24 - 25, 2017 and prize money will be awarded. The entry fee includes two day booth space (10x10) for the fiesta at St. Ann’s (June 24, 25) and two entries for the juried show at the Deming Art Center. The Fiesta is open to all traditional and contemporary Hispanic artists from New Mexico, Arizona, Texas and Mexico. For more information call Diana at 575-544-7708.

Booth space can be shared which will allow each artist one piece for the juried show at Deming Art Center. In addition to visual arts, the show will include culinary, writers, fiber, quilting, jewelry, metal arts, clay/pottery, woodworking, film/photography, glass and beading. All entries must be in by May 1, 2017.


Jul 31

Call for Artists: Flying


The Deming Art Center is looking for artists for the July 2017 show- paintings, sculptures, photography (any medium) related to flying ( airplanes, balloons, etc). The show is in conjunction with the International Cessna Society Convention which will be held locally in July. A $25.00 entry fee will cover 1-3 pieces. The show will be judged and prizes awarded. For more information please call 575-546-3663, or see our FB page. (Note: Dates in July for this event will change!)


Oct 1

Call for Artists: DAC Sponsored Studio Tour

Studio of Megan Lemcke

Studio of Megan Lemcke

The Deming Arts Center is seeking artists to participate in our Artists Studio Tour.  Artists who do not have a studio can partner with artists who are participating in the studio tour.  The tour will be September 30, 2017 and October 1, 2017.  We need applications no later than August 1, 2017 in order to advertise the tour and print a brochure to be given to people taking the tour.   You do not need to be a member of the DAC to participate.  Artists do not need to participate both days, but must say so on their application.

To participate in the tour please send $25.00 along with a bio and a couple jpeg pictures to be used in the brochure.  We will be distributing the brochures throughout the area prior to the tour.

Pick up the application form at the Deming Arts Center, 100 S Gold, Deming NM  88030.  Phone 575-546-3663.

Mar 25

Call for Students: Joanie Walters Sculpture Class

Artist: Diana LeMarbe

Artist: Diana LeMarbe

Joanie Walters will return to the Deming Art Center March 24 and 25, 2017 to teach another Fiber Clay class.  Cost is $200 and materials are included.  Lunch provided on first day only.  You are guaranteed a finished sculpture at the conclusion of the class. $50 nonrefundable deposit required at sign up. The Deming Art Center is located at 100 S. Gold, Deming NM. For more information call the center at 575-546-3663.