ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — You may not know them, but you’ve heard of them: wrath, greed, sloth, pride, lust, envy and gluttony – the Seven Deadly Sins.
Now you can see artistic renditions of the transgressions. Eastern New Mexico University is hosting an exhibit in its Runnels Gallery in the Golden Library through Friday, Jan. 30. The closing reception is set for 5 p.m. on that date. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
All ENMU students were eligible to enter the juried event, and all media were welcome. The artists were asked to create works of art that reflects their own personal interpretations of the Seven Deadly Sins.
Artists include: Angel Aragon, Dalton Banister, Madison Barnard, Sapphirre Benavidez, Dustin Brady, Stacey Chelf, David Garza, Junior Lee, Cheyenne Martin, Austin Patterson, Madison Pharis, Tyann Ray, Tatyana Scott, Idaly Velez and Aimee Weed.
The jury panel consisted of Lucas Aragon, a professional artist, designer and art director; Destiny Banister, an art teacher at Farwell High School and ENMU art alumna; J.T. Berry, an art teacher at Clovis High School Freshman Center and ENMU art alumnus; Ray-Mel Cornelius, a professional artist and painter; David Deal, assistant professor of art at ENMU and professional artist, designer and painter; Greg Erf, professor of art at ENMU and professional artist and photographer; Brad Hamann, assistant professor of art at ENMU and professional artist, illustrator and designer; Mic Muhlbauer, professor of art at ENMU and professional artist, painter and illustrator; Brian Taylor, assistant professor of art at New Mexico State University and professional artist and painter; and Greg Senn, professor of art at ENMU.