2014-2015 Schedule MARCH 6, 2014 ArtForm membership will meet on Thursday, March 6th, from 3pm to 5pm, in the Swartz Room at the Branigan Cultural Center.  The Swartz Room is located behind the French doors in the small gallery.  If you haven’t seen the Member Show in the Shannon Room, come a little early - the last day to see it is Saturday March 1st. JUNE 12, 2014 ArtForm members will meet on Thursday, June 12th, from 5:30 to 7:30 in the Roadrunner Room at the Branigan Library.  ArtForms President, Vice President and Member at Large will be elected at this meeting. AUGUST 14, 2014 There will be an ArtForms board meeting at 9am at David Jacquez’s gallery, El Jardin de Las Cruces, 4010 N. Valley Drive, Las Cruces, NM .  All members are invited to attend. HAPPENINGS AROUND TOWN AUGUST 3 - AUGUST 29, 2014 TOMBAUGH GALLERY presents “Southwestern Landscapes and Cloudscapes” by pastel artist Robert Blagg, a painter and New Mexico resident since 1942. The exhibit opens with an artist’s reception and gallery talk from Blagg from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Sunday, Aug. 3, and will remain on display through Friday, Aug. 29.  Tombaugh Gallery is located inside Unitarian Universalist Church, 2000 S. Solano Drive. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Wednesday through Friday and by appointment. For more information, call 522-7281.  The Tombaugh Gallery is a member of ArtForms. THE FOLLOWING EXHIBITS RUN THROUGH THE END OF AUGUST, 2014 MESILLA VALLEY FINE ARTS GALLERY presents Arlene J. Tugel and Sylvia Hendrickson as its featured artists for the month of August. Tugel is a watercolorist and collagist influ­enced most by the natural world, and Hendrickson is a gourd artist who incorporates carving, wood burning, ink and dyes, paints, beads, feathers and leather and a variety of other ani­mal products. The exhibits will remain on display through the end of August.  Mesilla Valley Fine Arts Gallery is located at 2470-A Calle de Guadalupe in Mesilla. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday. For more information, call 522-2933 or visit www.mesillavalleyfinearts.com..  Mesilla Valley Fine Arts Gallery is a member of ArtForms. Member Sally Quillen, of the QUILLIN-STEPHENS GALLERY presents photographer Mark Heying as August’s guest artist. Heying creates images of peace, harmony and balance with human, natural and abstract subjects.  The exhibit will open with an artist’s reception from 5 to 7 p.m.  Friday, Aug. 1, and will remain on display through the end of August.  Quillin-Stephens Gallery is located at 317 N. Main Street. behind COAS Books. Call 312-1064 for gallery hours and more information. ArtForms member Jean Reese Wilkey is showing at the Unsettled Gallery.  Her exhibit, “Beyond the Veil”, is in the east gallery.  The exhibit will open with an artists’ reception at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, with a talk from Wilkey at 9:30 a.m.  The exhibit will remain on display through Saturday, Aug. 30.  Unsettled Gallery is located at 905 N. Mesquite St. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. For more information, call 635-2285 or visit www.unsettledgallery.com. AA STUDIOS presents “Implied Energy: The Songs and Sagas Series,” an exhibit of new paintings by Deborah Welch. The gallery will also feature works by gallery owner and ArtForms member Roy van der Aa.  The exhibit will remain on display through Aug. 30.  AA Studios is located 2645 Doña Ana Road.  Gallery hours for “Implied Energy” are 4 to 8pm on Friday, July 11; noon to 5pm on Saturday, July 12; and 2 to 4pm on Sunday, July 13, and by appointment. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 520-8752. Member Flo Hosa Dougherty is showing her new and in-progress works at the Blue Gate Gallery.  Blue Gate Gallery is located at 4901 Chagar Road.  For more information and gallery hours, call 523-2950 ArtForms member Mary Zawacki will be showing Giclee prints of her paintings at the Bradley D and William B Restaurant, located at 2540 El Paseo Road.  For hours and more information, call 652-3871. ArtForms member Roy van der Aa is the featured artist at Creative Harmony Gallery & Gifts for the months of July and August.  The exhibit is intitled “Into Color”.  Creative Harmony Gallery & Gifts is located at 220 N. Campo Street.  Gallery hours are noon to 5pm Tuesday through Saturday and by appointment. For more information, call 575-312-3040.