ArtForms, a 501(c)(3) organization, supports and promotes all
artistic forms, including visual, literary and performing arts because
art, artists and the business of art are vital to the social and
economic development of our community.
The mission of ArtForms is to ensure that our creative community
is regarded as a revenue-generating industry that has broad
visibility and a solid resource network. We work towards the
recognition of the greater Las Cruces area as an international art
and culture destination.
ArtForms members include professional artists, art enthusiasts,
business owners, hobbyists, retirees, students and teachers. The
diversity of our group makes for a valuable resource of experience,
skills and information.
Want to become a member? Click here.
Our membership meets quarterly. Check the Program Schedule
page for information on the next meeting. The meetings are open
to the public. Following a short business meeting, presentations
focus on a variety of art and "business of art" skills. Member
exhibits are held during the year in various venues throughout Las
For the Love of Art Month
February finds ArtForms' members drawing our membership, other
arts organizations and the community into the ArtForms organized
and promoted "For Love of Art" celebration. Following the Las
Cruces City Council proclaimation declaring arts an important
component of a community's quality of life, galleries, museums,
non traditional venues and artists' studios welcome the public to
exhibits reflecting the vibrancy, diversity, history and culture of art
in southern New Mexico. Special activities include studio and
gallery tours, a member art show and art venues all
around the town. Please click here for more
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MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!
DECEMBER 14, 2013
ArtForm’s December meeting will take
place at David Jacquez’s Gallery, El Jardin
de Las Cruces, 4010 North Valley Drive,
on December 14th, from 3pm to 6pm.
Bring a covered dish, munchies or dessert
to share and bring your own beverages.
4010 North Valley Drive is 1.6 miles north
of Mayfield High School, on the right hand
side of the street.
A map is here.
LOVE OF ART
are now available!
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR
ArtForms is seeking nominations for an artist who has had
a long-standing positive effect on our community in the
arts. The artist must have been recognized in written,
visual, and/or performing arts. Please fill out a nomination
form for the artist you feel best fulfills these guidelines.
The nomination form is here. DOC / PDF