Joy Spreads, Pass It On by Aleta Pippin at Pippin Contemporary

Pippin Contemporary in Trend Magazine

Now in its sixth year, Pippin Contemporary, known for its vibrantly hued paintings, was founded in 2011 by abstract painter Aleta Pippin. Her vision for the gallery was to represent artists whose work presented a range of personal perspectives emerging from a passion for depth, feeling, and beauty. Read more…

Reina by Erik Gonzales at Pippin Contemporary

Beneath the Surface

(Luxe Magazine, July/August 2017) – Momentum, it’s a word that comes up often in conversation with Phoenix artist Erik Gonzales. “I’m a talker,” he admits, and his enthusiasm burns a jagged line through history, philosophy, psychology, travel and his roles as husband and father. Read more…

Floating Petals #7 by Liz Barber at Pippin Contemporary

Expressions in Color previewed in Southwest Art

(by MacKenzie McCreary for Southwest Art, July 2017) Pippin Contemporary’s mission statement – “a sensory experience of color and mood” – is on display in full force this month with a show titled Expressions in Color. The group exhibition brings together five artists whose works each feature color in a different way, says Andrea Wexler, director of the gallery. Read more…

Roadmap by Nic Noblique at Pippin Contemporary

Nic Noblique featured in Structure & Forms

(Structure & Forms by John O’Hern for American Art Collector, July 2017) – (excerpted) Featured at another gallery in Santa Fe, Pippin Contemporary, is the sculpture of Nic Noblique, who works with repurposed steel that is powder coated in vibrant colors. Read more…

Cody Hooper featured in Start with the Art by Amy Gross

Start with the Art by Amy Gross, photographs by Chris Corrie, The Santa Fean Magazine, June/July 2017 – After visiting Santa Fe together for the better part of the past decade, Houston residents Alejandro Morua and Scott Winters finally sealed their love affair with the City Different by purchasing a modest townhome near Bishop’s Lodge – where, it turns out, Scott had spent time with his family as a child. Read more… 

Emissary 17 by Rebecca Haines at Pippin Contemporary

Rebecca Haines featured in Southwest Art, Show Preview

(by Mackenzie McCreary for Southwest Art, May 2017) Painter Rebecca Haines presents a new body of work this month in her solo show, titled Animystic, at Pippin Contemporary. The show opens on Wednesday, May 24, with an artist’s reception on Friday, May 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. Read more…

In the Beginning by Rebecca Haines at Pippin Contemporary

Preview of Rebecca Haines Exhibition, Animystic

Rebecca Haines juggled a career as a gallery director with creating her own paintings for years. When she joined Pippin Contemporary in January 2016, she was able to devote herself to painting full time, and the change shows in her newest work. Read more…

Landscape to Distract the Casual Burglar by Jeffrey Beauchamp at Pippin Contemporary

Jeffrey Beauchamp, Stories to Relate To

(by Kim Agricola for Southwest Art Magazine, March 2017) Well-versed in art history, Jeffrey Beauchamp will happily and eloquently expound on his diverse artistic influences, from painters like Diego Velazquez, Peter Paul Rubens, and Paul Gauguin, to the Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo periods and beyond. Read more…

A Secret Garden by Bassmi Ibrahim

A Conversation with Bassmi

(by Mary Childs for “Working Title” magazine) January 2017 – Rarely does one come across work as intuitive, inspiring and evolved as the paintings of Florida based artist, Bassmi Ibrahim. Read more…

Suzanne Mears: Glass Artist featured in ionART

(By Tim Farley for ionART, December 2016/January 2017) Oklahoma artist Suzanne Mears didn’t give much thought to glass art, but then one day she work up. Literally, she opened her eyes one morning in 2002 and thought “this is what I will do,” she recalled. Read more…

El Camino de Suenos by sculptor Greg Reiche - Pippin Contemporary

Footsteps and Fragments by Frederick Turner…featuring Greg Reiche

(Footsteps and Fragments…El Camino Real Historic Site is both a fixed point and a meditation on the Journey. By Frederick Turner, Photographs by Jack Parsons for El Palacio magazine, September 2016) “They’re all over here,” Chris Hanson was saying, waving a hand at a stretch of cleared landscape surrounded by mesquite and with the last of summer’s desert marigolds shivering in a stiff November wind. Read article…  View more El Camino de Suenos Images…

Guilloume, bronze sculptor showing at Pippin Contemporary. Photo by Eric Swanson

My World, a Visit with Guilloume at His Studio

(by Bonnie Gangelhoff, Photos – Eric Swanson, Southwest Art Magazine, December 2015) Describe your studio. My recently constructed atelier was designed for convenience. It is a clean, modern structure that is bathed in natural light during during the daytime hours. Read more…

Garden's Gate painting by Santa Fe artist, Aleta Pippin

Pippin Returning to the Past While Exploring the Future

(by Cristina Olds for Santa Fean NOW, September 24, 2015) For experimental artist Aleta Pippin, the old is new – but even better. Her upcoming show, Back to the Future, The Art of Exploration marks a return to the oils and acrylics she first painted with more than 20 years ago. Read more…

Sticks and Stones by Troy Pillow at Pippin Contemporary

Troy Pillow in Santa Fean Magazine

(The Santa Fean Magazine, August/September 2015) The elegant and sometimes whimsical metal and glass sculptures created by Troy Pillow in his Seattle studio grace the grounds of Pippin Contemporary on Canyon Road. Read More.

Blue Arc by Greg Reiche

Art for Your Home by Paul Weideman

(Paul Weideman for Home Magazine, The New Mexican, July 2015) It is an interesting fact that many styles of furnishings work equally well in the Santa Fe Style home. Juse as hollyhocks, cacti, roses, jucca, and cosmos all look great against the adobe…Read more

Disciples, Ed. 18/25 by Guilloume at Pippin Contemporary

Guilloume – Previewed by the Santa Fean

(June/July 2015) Colombia-born artist Guilloume, who lives in Sandia Park, New Mexico, moves fluidly between mediums as he follows his muses from bronze sculpture and relief to painting. His work transcends the purely figurative…Read more

The Art & Soul of Color images by Suzanne Wallace Mears and Stephanie Paige

The Art & Soul of Color

(by Emily Van Cleve for Santa Fean Magazine, June/July 2015) The Art & Soul of Color…works by Suzanne Wallace Mears and Stephanie Paige explore color and its relationship to energy and emotion. A new show at Pippin Contemporary called The Art and Soul of Color – which is part of a citywide Summer of Color initiative at major museums and galleries – pairs the works of glass artist Suzanne Wallace Mears. Read more…

Red Romp by Suzanne Wallace Mears at Pippin Contemporary

Feathers on the Loose – Suzanne Wallace Mears

(Upcoming Show Preview, American Art Collector, June-July 2015) Suzanne Wallace Mears calls her upcoming collection of glass art at Pippi Contemporary in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Feathers on the Loose. Viewers won’t find any actual bird materials in her kiln-formed works, but the feather…Read More…

Translucent Memories by Cody Hooper at Pippin Contemporary

Steeped In Art, Santa Fean NOW

After water, tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. The Teahouse on Canyon Road offers 180 brews served up any way you’d like: hot, cold, plain, with milk, with sugar…you get the idea. And now, thanks to a collaboration with Pippin Contemporary, you can have your tea with a healthy does of art on the side. Read More…

Greg Reiche Pippin Contemporary Sculptor

Greg Reiche ARTsmart’s 2015 Honorary Artist

(Art Profile by Ashley M. Biggers, Santa Fean Magazine February/March 2015) Some of Greg Reiche’s earliest memories of growing up in Socorro, New Mexico, are of making things. Now the professional sculptor is mentoring a new generation…Read More…

Greg Reiche works with Angelo Chavez in Jake Lovato's Santa Fe High School welding class.

Greg Reiche…2015 ARTsmart Honorary Artist

Greg Reiche (born 1957) says that if he had a motto it would be to create artworks that “surprise, inspire, and/or soothe the viewer, drawing them into a personal conversation with not just the work but the space it occupies as well.” Read more…

ARTfeast 2015 featured Greg Reiche Honorary Artist

ARTfeast – Show Preview features Greg Reiche Honorary Artist

The popular ARTfeast event unfolds this month, featuring a trio of events that bring together artists, collectors, art students, gallery owners, and more. The annual three-day affair sports a few changes for 2015. The Edible Art Tour, which pairs galleries with local restaurants, will now take place in June. Read more…

Tuntawu Offering by Greg Reiche at Pippin Contemporary

Start of the Season, Greg Reiche ARTsmart Honorary Artist

ARTsmart New Mexico, a nonprofit organization that raises money for art programs, workshops, materials and scholarships for the youth of Santa Fe and northern New Mexico, has announced the return of the ARTfeast series of weekend fundraisers. Now in its 18th year, the Santa Fe event will have a new year-round schedule with activities in February, June and October. Read more…

Rich and Flowing Color by Aleta Pippin, Santa Fe abstract painter

The Deep South(West)

(by Steve Gill for Slice Magazine, November 2014) The capital of New Mexico isn’t just possessed of a stark, arid, natural beauty and distinctive architectural style; it’s also a renowned center for creative splendor thanks to the many artists…Read More…

Dive 3 by Liz Barber article in Art Voices

A River Flows Beneath…Liz Barber (Leventhal)

(by Nicole Borgenicht for Art Voices, Winter 2014) Thunderstorms were more dramatic in the summer. Clouds hung low. Huge plumes of cloud columns would form because of the heat and humidity. My surroundings changed and I really paid attention to new elements of nature – line, shapes, and seasons changing. Read more…

Aleta Pippin - Trend Magazine

Aleta Pippin – Trend Magazine

(Trend Magazine, Fall 2014) As paint flows and colors exuberantly merge and meld in unexpected combinations and shapes, Aleta Pippin finds herself immersed in the creative process, allowing it to take the lead. Read More…

Lavender Dream by Cody Hooper at Pippin Contemporary

Cody Hooper featured in Santa Fean NOW

(by Emily Van Cleve for Santa Fean NOW, August 7, 2014) – Internal Light – Cody Hooper’s new solo show at Pippin Contemporary, Internal Light, focuses on the inner spirit of the artist. “The work touches on the contrast of the struggles and triumphs in life that makes us the dynamic creatures we are,” say Hooper…Read more…

Lingo by Kevin Robb at Pippin Contemporary

Kevin Robb, Colorado Metal Sculptor, Stroke Survivor, Inspiration

(by Charles Whitley for ArtScape 2014) Kevin Robb is a Colorado contemporary metal sculptor who, by every standard, has reached the pinnacle of success in the art industry. His unique free-flowing sculptures can be found in private collections throughout North America, Europe and Australia, as well as in museums, parks and corporate and university collections in the U.S. Read more…

Enlightened Enchantment by Jami Tobey at Pippin Contemporary

Jami Tobey featured in Southwest Art

(by Lindsey Mitchell for Southwest Art Magazine, July, 2014) “Art can make people feel contented and good in ways that few others things can,” says painter Jami Tobey. It’s a simple but powerful sentiment that comes through in every piece the artist creates…Read more…

7 foot Glass Sculpture by Suzanne Wallace Mears at Pippin Contemporary

Suzanne Wallace Mears Glass Sculpture in the Santa Fean

(by Zelie Pollon, photographs by Amadeus Leitner for the Santa Fean, April/May 2014) – Creative Condo Living

The indoor portal opens into both the courtyard and the master bedroom. Guardian of Fire, an imposing 7 foot mask by glass artist Suzanne Wallace Mears, is from Pippin Contemporary. 

Staring at the Sun by Jami Tobey at Pippin Contemporary

Collector’s Guide features Jami Tobey

(Written by Emily Van Cleve for Collector’s Guide, 2014) The expansive, deep-blue Southwestern sky is embedded in artist Jami Tobey’s heart and mind. Her colorful actylic paintings, with their luminescent glow, communicate her love the skies above her childhood home in Santa Fe. Read more…

Cody Hooper at Pippin Contemporary

Art Studios…Cody Hooper

(the Santa Fean, February/March 2014) Cody Hooper became a full-time artist about five years ago and today is known for his large-scale abstract paintings. “I’m always trying to create this living, breathing moment in time.” he says. Read more…

Stargazer by Cody Hooper at Pippin Contemporary

Does Art Matter? Albuquerque Journal North

(by Kate McGraw, October 2013) As the press release from the Santa Fe Gallery Association ballyhooing its latest promotion states, is “one of the most distinctive cultural destinations in America.” There are more than 200 art galleries and more than a dozen museums presenting exhibitions of art every year. Read more…

Suzanne Wallace Mears at Pippin Contemporary

Suzanne Wallace Mears featured in Western Art & Architecture

(by Michele Coriel for Western Art & Architecture – Illuminations, June/July 2013) – There are no rules in Suzanne Wallace Mears’s world. She comes at her glass work from a place of pure joy and abandon. Each bowl, mask and abstract sculpture is an act of  bravery. Not only does she approach her glass from a painter’s perspective, but from a place of achievement, she is not afraid to fail. Read more…

The Fairies of the Universe Are Here to Surprise and Delight You by Aleta Pippin at Pippin Contemporary

It’s in the Light…Women in Art in New Mexico

(by Ariana Lombardi for the Essential Guide, 2013) Northern New Mexico has drawn artists and creative minds since the early 1900s. Historically, Native American and New Mexican artisans and artists used their creativity to express themselves, their culture and their past. Read more…

Waiting on the Train by Suzanne Wallace Mears at Pippin Contemporary

Art as Life…Five Artists Share Their Journeys in Exhibit

(by Kate McGraw for Albuquerque Journal, August 31, 2012) “What’s This Journey About?” opening today at Pippin Contemporary on Lincoln Avenue. Aleta Pippin, gallery owner  and participating artist, said the question occurred to her while studying her latest work, and it seemed like an appropriate question for artists in mid-career (or maybe a little later) to consider. Read more…

Stephanie Paige Gets Connected in Art Business News

(by Laurel Dammann for Art Business News, February 14, 2012) The interaction between humans and their surrounding world is a complex exchange of give-and-take. For artist Stephanie Paige, this relationship stems from an awareness of her connection with nature and her place within it. Read more…

Aleta Pippin in Art Business News

(by Jennifer Wood, The 10 Most Inspiring Cities for Art Business News, January/February 2012) “In addition to the amazing beauty that is Santa Fe, it is an amazing creative community,” says abstract artist and gallery owner Aleta Pippin. “That means whenever I need an idea, help with a project or a class, it’s available.” Read more…

Suzanne Wallace Mears in Ion Culture shows at Pippin Contemporary

The Art of Suzanne Wallace Mears in Ion Culture

(by M.J. Van Deventer for Ion Culture, January 2012) – Through the Looking Glass – For More than 30 years, Suzanne Wallace Mears was content to use her paint brushes for bold, colorful, oil and watercolor paintings and ceramics that reflected nature, animal and abstract themes. Her large circular one-of-a-kind, boldly colored ceramic platters became internationally famous. Read more…

Brazilian Influence by Aleta Pippin at Pippin Contemporary

Aleta Pippin…Artist Profile in Artist Magazine

(by Lisa Freeman for Artist Magazine, December 2011) Santa Fe artist, Aleta Pippin, is an abstract painter who works in mixed media and oils, creating rich, vibrant paintings. She aptly describes her process through a video on her website www.aletapippin.com (and here): “My works are inspired by nature and music. I capture the emotional and intellectual energy in my vision through a process of structured serendipity…” Read more…

Stephanie Paige Interviewed by San Diego Art Journal

(August 20, 2011) “A glimpse into the heart of San Diego’s emerging artist”) – A well known artist in San Diego for over 18 years, creating murals and faux finishing has become a relative newcomer to the gallery scene in San Diego where Stephanie Paige has experienced fabulous success over the past few years. We sat down with Paige to learn more about her mixed media abstract collection. Read more…

Golden Ridge by Aleta Pippin

Aleta Pippin – Feel the Power

(by Steve Gill for Slice Magazine, March 2011) – Many artists hope to make a mental impression on their viewers via their work, or to evoke an emotional response. Santa Fe painter Aleta Pippin aims just a trifle higher: her goal is to trigger a physical reaction through the radian joy that breathes in her art…Read more…

Aleta Pippin’s Show Previewed by American Art Collector

(American Art Collector, August 2010) The Path of Exploration – In her ongoing experiments with media and technique, Aleta Pippin continues to develop as an artist, as evidenced in her newest works. Her solo exhibition, titled The Path of Exploration, is a testament to her ever-evolving approach to abstract expressionism. Read more…

Aleta Pippin Featured in Metamorphosis of Color

(American Art Collector – Artist Focus, March 2010) Contemporary artist Aleta Pippin works in oils and acrylics, creating rich, vibrant abstract paintings that exude her love of color. The Santa Fe painter enjoys experimenting with different techniques and mediums, and she’s excited about pushing each painting to a “higher level” and witnessing its unfolding as one would witness a moth transforming into a butterfly. Read more…

Traveling Back Along El Camino Real

(by Ty Belknap for Sandoval Signpost, January 2007) Heading north on I-25 after a weekend in Truth or Consequences, we stopped at a rest area. Looking out across the vast expanse to the east, we noticed an impressive sculpture that invited further investigation. Read more…

More to the World Than Your Eyes Can See by Aleta Pippin at Pippin Contemporary

Aleta Pippin, Beautiful Chaos in Albuquerque Journal

(by Kate McGraw, Albuquerque Journal, June 2005) It took Aleta Pippin 10 years to decide it was OK to be an artist. Nationally recognized as an astute businesswoman, she didn’t know how to relax and become her most authentic self. These days she is gaining the attention for her art that she already enjoys in the business world. Read more…

Butterfly Wings by Aleta Pippin at Pippin Contemporary

Aleta Pippin featured in 17 Interviews with 17 Visual Fine Artists

(by James Leonard-Amodeo for Sierra Arts Productions, Excerpted from the book, 2005) Can you tell us a bit about your background (where you were born, grew up, etc.)? I was born in Albion, Michigan, but at the age of six moved to Torrance, California, to be near my paternal grandmother. After a couple of years, we relocated to the desert. I remember the first time we visited the desert, we drove down to my grandmother’s small cottage in Cathedral City, near Palm Springs, for the weekend. At the time, the cars weren’t air conditioned and I can still remember driving into the desert… Read more…

The Road to Excess Leads to the Palace of Wisdom by Adam Shaw showing at Pippin Contemporary

Timeless and Original

(by Gussie Fauntleroy for Focus Magazine, August/September 2003) Timeless and Original – Adam Shaw presents a compelling vision of abstraction in the shadows of the classical. The story goes that early 20th century poet Rainer Maria Rilke was working as an assistant to the great French sculptor Rodin. Rodin believe Rilke was too caught up in his own thoughts…Read More…