a contemporary art gallery featuring the work of prominent Santa Fe artists

725 Canyon Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87501 |  505.982.1320  | Open Daily  | HOURS | Members


ArtWeek Santa Fe
July 14 - 19  Special Events

All events are at ViVO Contemporary Gallery,

725 Canyon Rd and are open and free to the public

Sunday, July 14, 2019 • 5:30pm-6:30pm

Art Talk: Techniques for Engaging with Art

by Elaine Richtel of Santa Fe Art Tours. Light refreshments will be served, and the event is free and open to the public.

Monday, July 15, 2019 • 11am - 1pm

Cards That Grow - A Unique Papermaking Demo by Ilse Bolle

Join Vivo Contemporary encaustic artist Ilse Bolle to make plantable paper cards with seeds and flower petals. Ilse, a long-time member of ViVO Contemporary, is a master paper maker who specializes in combining homemade paper with found objects. Her work is in collections world-wide.

Monday, July 15, 2019 • 3pm - 4pm

Tea Talk: What is Contemporary Art? with Bill Sayler

ViVO Contemporary artist Bill Sayler was a distinguished art professor from Pratt Institute for 4 decades!  He brings a wealth of information on art theory, history and trends. You will not want to miss this event!

Monday, July 15, 2019 • 5:30pm-7:00pm

Giving Voice to Image Poetry Readings

Join us for a special night of original poetry inspired by gallery artists and artworks written and read by New Mexico poets. Light refreshments will be served, and the event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 • 11am - 1pm

Kiln Glass Secrets with Barrie Brown

Artist Barrie Brown will discuss and demonstrate her techniques for creating her luminous glass landscapes. Barrie’s kiln glass sculptures are the most talked-about art in the gallery and she will share some of her secrets and processes.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 • 3pm - 4pm

Tea Talk: Conceptual Art with Creative Expansionist Patricia Pearce

Vivo Contemporary artist and founder, Patricia Pierce, distinguished art professor and department head from Santa Fe Community College will discuss the question: “How is Art Conceived?” as an introduction to the Wearable Art Show to follow. Yet another talk you will not want to miss

This series is sponsored by The Teahouse on Canyon Road who will provide tea for the occasion.   Limited to 25 attendees.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 • 5:30pm-8:00pm

Wearable Art Trunk Show

Join teabag and mixed media artist, Ann Laser along with designer Lisa Keating, as they display their line of womens’ clothing printed with Ann's actual teabag artwork! Shawls, scarves, accessories and more are adorned with the beautiful color of tea!

Ann has individual collectors world-wide and has done corporate work for companies like Stash Tea. See samples of her work at: www. Facebook/TheTeabagProject.com

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 • 11am - 12:30pm

Pairing Floral Arrangements with Art

In this workshop flower design professionals Julie Pardee and Jane Messinger from Parsley and Pine Floral will demonstrate the creation of amazing artistic arrangements made to be displayed with particular pieces of art. This unique workshop is just another “out-of-the-box events at ViVO Contemporary and is tied into our summer show, "In Bloom".

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 • 3pm - 4pm

Tea Talk: Making the Most of Your Time in Galleries 

Artist Warren Keating along with Curt Doty of Santa Fe Art Experience help take the pain out of the overwhelming number of options for Santa Fe gallery visits in this entertaining discussion that you won't want to miss.  ViVO Contemporary artist, Warren Keating is a painter, publicist, visionary, marketer, and educator. 

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 • 5pm-6:30pm

Flamenco and Sangria Night

Share sangria with the artists of ViVO Contemporary Gallery while you enjoy traditional Flamenco dancing! Our neighbor, El Farol restaurant, is sponsoring this event and providing a dancer from their legendary establishment!

After a taste of this event you will want to go to El Farol for the entire dinner show including fabulous music by Lisa Keating in her "Sunlight and Starlight" show!   Make reservations here  (cover charge).  The Canyon Road ArtCrawl (4-6pm) is also overlapping with this event.

Thursday, July 18, 2019 • 3pm - 4pm

Tea Pairing with Art

ViVO Contemporary teabag and mixed-media artist, Ann Laser, will moderate a tea pairing with a tea expert from The Teahouse Restaurant on Canyon Road. Learn the subtleties of exotic tea and learn which pairs well with specific art.  Artist, Ann Laser, has been making mixed-media and teabag art for decades and is collected by individuals and corporations world-wide, including Stash Tea Company. The Teahouse on Canyon Road is the best place for tea (as well as fabulous food) in Santa Fe.

Friday, July 19, 2019 • 5:00pm-8:00pm

In Bloom Opening Reception

Opening reception for the In Bloom show of unique contemporary artworks by Santa Fe artists that are inspired by flora.  Meet the ViVO artists.  Light refreshments will be served.

Engaging with Art by Elaine Ritchtel of Santa Fe Art Tours

Papermaking demonstration with Ilse Bolle

Giving Voice to Image poetry readings

Teabag inspired wearable art trunk show

Wearabe Art Trunk Show by the Teabag Project