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S.M. Chavez – Western Art Collector

S.M. Chavez – Western Art Collector

Thank you to Western Art Collector for the mention and for featuring my painting, Un Punto (On Point,) in their new Fresh Paint section of the April issue. S.M. Chavez makes a splash on the Western art sceneNew Mexico painter S.M. Chavez is on the rise with his contemporary Western paintings. He’s been presenting his...

April 6, 2021April 6, 2021
S.M. Chavez – New Mexico Magazine

S.M. Chavez – New Mexico Magazine

Thank you New Mexico Magazine for the featured profile as part of the Lowdown section in 2021’s inaugural edition. The feature references my days roaming The Museum of Fine Art Boston, a shout out on behalf of The Museum of New Mexico Foundation, the 2020-2021 Coors Western Art Exhibition and the wonderful Acosta-Strong Fine Art in...

February 1, 2021April 6, 2021
New Work Available

New Work Available

SOLD – “En Punto (On Point)” – 20×20, Oil on Canvas. Now available at Acosta Strong Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Contact the gallery directly at (505) 453-1825 or acostastrong@gmail.com.

December 18, 2020January 31, 2021
Artist Talk with Coors Western Art Show

Artist Talk with Coors Western Art Show

DENVER, CO. — REGISTER NOW, LIMITED SPACE – Join artists Neil Sherman, Diana Woods and myself for a live online event and see our latest paintings for the 2021 Coors Western Art Exhibit and Sale. This conversation will be part of the show’s “Inside the Artist’s Studio” series, moderated by curator, Rose Frederick. Tuesday, December 8th, from...

December 7, 2020January 31, 2021
Coors Western Art, Young Guns Art Auction Now Open

Coors Western Art, Young Guns Art Auction Now Open

As part of the Coors Western Art Show, The Young Guns Art Show engages the next generation of art collectors aged 40 and under by recognizing emerging Western Artists and, through the National Western Scholarship Trust, raising money for 100 youth pursuing degrees in agriculture, rural medicine and veterinary medicine at institutions throughout Colorado and...

December 1, 2020January 31, 2021
ArtsThrive: Art Exhibition & Benefit  – Albuquerque Museum 2020

ArtsThrive: Art Exhibition & Benefit – Albuquerque Museum 2020

ArtsThrive: Art Exhibition & Benefit is an invitational exhibition hosted by the Albuquerque Museum Foundation and held at the Albuquerque Museum. It is my hope that you can join me between October 24 – December 6, 2020 during the scheduled exhibition. I am honored to be participating in this years event. An opening reception is pending...

July 6, 2020January 31, 2021
Curator’s Award – New Western Talent 2020

Curator’s Award – New Western Talent 2020

Thrilled to have received the Curator’s Choice Award in this exciting new exhibition created by Western Gallery. Organized before social distancing, New Western Talent is a juried online exhibition highlighting up-and-coming 2-D artists focusing on landscape, cowboy, native and wildlife subjects, represented in styles varying from abstract to photorealistic and classic to contemporary. Artists were...

May 14, 2020January 31, 2021
New Mexico Museum of Art – NOW!

New Mexico Museum of Art – NOW!

Honored to have had my artwork juried and featured in The New Mexico Museum of Art’s first online exhibition. In addition, my artwork was featured the New Mexico Magazine editorial designating the exhibition as one of “5 Thing To Do”. From New Mexico Magazine:On a piece that stood out: “The cowboy in the face mask [by landscape painter...

April 18, 2020January 31, 2021