S.M. Chavez hits another home run —Western Art Collector

Sean Michael Chavez hits another home run at Acosta-Strong – Painter Sean Michael Chavez has been having solo shows every summer at Acosta-Strong Fine Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The shows have been going on for three years, and three years in a row they’ve sold out. The most recent show ICONS continued to establish Chavez’s place in the Western art world. “ICONS has turned out to be the most successful show to date—bigger, better and ever more humbling,” he says. “Thankfully, my vision is making connections and I feel more informed than ever of where to go next.”...



S.M. Chavez hits another home run —Western Art Collector

Opening Nov. 5 at The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum – Small Works, Great Wonders, 2022

Two additional works have been recently delivered to The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Oklahoma City, OK for the annual Small Works Great Wonders Exhibit and sale. To be displaying work and to have it associated with The Cowboy is truly an honor for me. I never dreamed upon first entering its doors that the possibility would some day be reality. Looking forward to even more opportunities in the future. Small Works Great Wonders, in benefit of the museum, opens online November 5 with an in person Gala occurring on November 11. Click here to learn more about the...



Opening Nov. 5 at The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum – Small Works, Great Wonders, 2022

ICONS: Opening This August, 2022 at Acosta Strong Fine Art — Santa Fe New Mexico — UPDATE: SOLD OUT SHOW

I could not be any more thrilled to have yet another show at Acosta Strong Fine Art. Please join me and the gallery this August, 2022 for my third show on Santa Fe’s Canyon Road. The show will open to the public on August 8th with an artist reception August 12 from 5 to 7pm. I hope to see you there.



ICONS: Opening This August, 2022 at Acosta Strong Fine Art — Santa Fe New Mexico — UPDATE: SOLD OUT SHOW

Western Art Collector — May 2022

Honored not only to be included within a publication that has Thomas Moran on the cover, but that my painting is featured next to the very same master painter’s work on the table of contents. Further, my painting is included as part of the Museum Preview editorial @westernartcollector in collaboration with The Couse Sharp Foundation’s 2022 Gala, La Luz de Taos @cousesharp. The exhibition that is showing right now in Taos, New Mexico, includes the work of “39 artists working within a number of genres”. Artists in the show include Tony Abeyta, William Acheff, Clyde Aspevig, Thomas Blackshear II, Eric...



Western Art Collector — May 2022

Now at the Couse-Sharp Historic Site: La Luz de Taos, March 5–May 20

It is an honor and a pleasure to be included among 38 other artists in an exhibition for the benefit of the Couse-Sharp Historic Site and to celebrate the opening of The Lunder Research Center, a 5,000-square-foot museum facility dedicated to the Taos Society of Artists and their inspirational legacy. The exhibition can be viewed online at LaLuzdeTaos.org. Drawing for the artworks will take place beginning on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at El Monte Sagrado Resort in Taos. Participating Artists: Tony Abeyta, Bill Acheff, Clyde Aspevig, Thomas Blackshear II, Carla Bogdanoff , Eric Bowman, G. Russell Case, Sean Michael Chavez,...



Now at the Couse-Sharp Historic Site: La Luz de Taos, March 5–May 20

Southwest Art Magazine — Feb/Mar 2022

Wow! Thank you Southwest Art Magazine for sharing no less than six full pages in their first issue on 2022. I never try to have any expectations when these things come out, but needless to say, what a pleasant surprise! Thank you Norman Kolpas for writing such a detailed and wonderful article. Your thoughtful and gentle approach to your interview and writing style is much appreciated.



Southwest Art Magazine — Feb/Mar 2022

Now at The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum – Small Works, Great Wonders, 2021

SOLD OUT – Two paintings have been recently delivered to The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Oklahoma City, OK. One of the best things about doing what I do is is associating my work with legends. For me, The Cowboy is one of those legends. I am honored to hang work within its walls. Small Works Great Wonders, in benefit of the museum, opens online November 6 with an in person Gala occurring on November 12. Click here to learn more about the exhibition and register to make a purchase.



Now at The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum – Small Works, Great Wonders, 2021

Now Showing at Albuquerque Museum – ArtsThrive 2021

SOLD OUT! – In case you missed out on a Hollyhock painting during my sold-out-show in August at Acosta Strong, here is another chance through the Albuquerque Museum. ArtsThrive is an annual auction in benefit of the Albuquerque Museum Foundation. As a a not-for-profit organization your purchase of artwork during the exhibition is tax deductible and helps to fund vital educational and exhibition programs, as well as acquisitions at the Albuquerque Museum. Please join me in contributing and supporting the arts in New Mexico. Click here make a bid on a Hollyhock Painting.



Now Showing at Albuquerque Museum – ArtsThrive 2021

Opening August 1, 2021 at Acosta Strong Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

I am thrilled to invite you, in collaboration with Acosta Strong Fine Art, to Santa Fe for my solo show titled “The West – A Second Coming” starting August 1st. The public reception is on Friday the 6th from 5 to 7pm and features over twelve paintings large and small. I’ve never had so much fun working these last few months and I sincerely look forward to sharing the work with you. I hope to see you at the gallery and I cannot thank you enough for being patient followers and friends. ¡Salud!



Opening August 1, 2021 at Acosta Strong Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
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