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Open September 22 – October 23. 

Art Gym Gallery is excited to present Color Fields, an upcoming solo exhibition from Taos-based artist Eugene Stewart. Please join us for an opening reception on Thursday September 22 from 6-9PM.

Artist Statement:

The works I have included in this exhibition are monotypes, (singular, non-repeated prints) that tap into the practice of “abstract expressionism” While I used to regard the term “abstract expressionism” to be a direct reference to its practitioners in the 20th century, I have modified my sense about both what is “abstract,” and what is “expression.” I increasingly, invoke ideas and visual representations of the abstract as integration, and idea-sharpening, not a map to meaning. In this sense, when explored as a method, with images constructed obliquely, using an “abstract” visual vocabulary, the work forms into a surprising statement of expression–a direct map of material invention and realization.

Eugene Stewart-Huidobro, Taos New Mexico, 2020

Artist’s Biography:

Eugene Stewart-Huidobro earned the MFA, (1988) in photography and printmaking from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado. Eugene is professor emeritus of Regis Jesuit University where he, with Richard Stephenson, developed the department of fine and performing arts, including the programs in photography, printmaking, and the book arts. He has exhibited photographs, book arts and prints throughout the Denver area and internationally as a member of the “Artnauts”, artist collective (founded by Dr. George Rivera, University of Colorado). He currently resides in Taos, New Mexico, where he and his wife, Claire Cartford maintain studios in printmaking and the paper arts.

Custom Frames created by: Gary Ziegler

Coming Up

10.27 – 11.27 | Shawn Polmo and Derik Penny: Without Dreams
12.10 – 12.24 | Holiday Fine Arts Festival
1.26 – 2.26 | Create Award Exhibition
3.2 – 4.2 | Month of Photography: Erin Dvorak Clark

Mission Statement

The Art Gym Gallery provides a space for artists to explore their creativity and push their process in ways that are difficult in other spaces in Denver. Thought-provoking, innovative, or otherwise experimental exhibitions are at the heart of the gallery.