M I D S U M M E R M A R D I G R A S
A New Orleans Group Show
August 2019 | Telluride Arts HQ Gallery
Telluride Arts’ HQ gallery in Telluride, CO presents, Mid-Summer Mardi Gras, a group exhibit featuring artists from New Orleans, Louisiana. The show will be on display beginning July 31, 2019 and runs through the month of August 2019. The Art Walk opening reception will be held Thursday, August 1, 2019, 5 - 8 pm.
In her studio in the heart of New Orleans, Niki creates one-of-a-kind sterling silver heirloom-quality jewelry using a variety of hand fabrication techniques. Utilizing depth, shadow and movement, every piece of jewelry goes through a process beginning with inspiration and a design on paper.
After receiving a BFA in sculpture from Kendall College of Art and Design, Borgerding continued his studies at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Upon completing his MFA at SCAD in 2000, he moved to New Orleans, and continued to study sculpture but began focusing on abstract, organic, and fabricated bronze pieces.
Karoline Schleh's drawings, paintings, and prints are rendered with a distinct atmospheric quality and longhand backwards script, which she has developed over the past 25 years. Her compositions are inspired by the study of handwriting, landscape, animal & human form, songs, and storytelling. In these works, handwriting functions as both word and image, highlighting its connections to drawing, observation, and contemplation.
Gogo graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design in Metals and Jewelry Design 2000, and has been handcrafting bold and colorful pieces with you, especially in mind.
Arlyn Jiménez Sánchez, known as Buloya, occupies a space of flux. Born in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, Arlyn practices metalwork as both artist and fabricator. The artist has shaped New Orleans since moving to the city in 2009, creating custom metalwork, repairing century’s old ironwork, and fabricating work for some of the region’s most prominent artists.
For nearly twenty years, New Orleans-based fine art music photographer Erika Molleck Goldring has developed her own unique style of performance portraiture. Her character-driven portfolio features such celebrated acts as Beyonce, Keith Richards, Willie Nelson, and Fats Domino, as well as breaking new acts in genres as divergent as hip-hop, jazz, blues, bluegrass, americana, country, pop and rock.
Schleh + Sabin Collaborations
Karoline Schleh and Bradley Sabin first met in graduate school at LSU in Baton Rouge in 1993, and have remained close friends and colleagues ever since. Both artists currently live and work in New Orleans.