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Extreme visual journalist Juliana Coles says her form of art journaling can be intense when she teaches workshops. “I’m a witness to their mystic journey,” she says. In recent years, she’s been painting, too, showing in art galleries. (Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal)

Artist teaches visual journaling

Artist’s extreme visual journaling style has been a lifeline to both teacher and students

Zozobra ticket sales hit 10,000

SANTA FE – Pre-event ticket sales for tonight’s burning of Zozobra are at about 10,000 – far more than at any time in the event’s 90-year history.

Norma Howard (Choctaw/Chickasaw), from Oklahoma, didn't start painting until she was 36. This work won a best of classification prize for her at Santa Fe Indian Market. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal)

Award-winning artist got off to a late start

SANTA FE – Norma Howard loved to explore and play in the woods, keeping an eye on her little brother. And she loved drawing almost as soon as she could hold a pencil in her hand.

“Glow Channel” is a 2013 installation by Christie Blizard, who will participate in the “Off the Wall” installation at the NMSU Art Gallery.

NMSU presents ‘Off the Wall’ art installation

The New Mexico State University Art Gallery presents “Off the Wall,” an exhibition inspired by the minimal wall drawings and sculptures of Sol LeWitt.

“The Gates” by Christo and Jeanne-Claude, a project for New York’s Central Park is a sketch filled with architectonic echoes revealing how the artwork creates a complementary dialog with the geometric skyline.

Collection covers artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Internationally renowned American wrap artists Christo and his late wife Jeanne-Claude cut a wide swath through the installation art world for more than 50 years.