The gestural abstractions of Korean-born artist Hyunmee Lee balance dark and light tones, calligraphic marks, and a sense of calm. 

In advance of a major exhibition of Hung Liu’s work, Turner Carroll Gallery presents an exhibition of 12 works from the Hung Liu/Trillium Endowment Collection, with a reception at 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26.

Shadows Through a Petal is the first exhibition in Santa Fe by artist Emily Margarit Mason, now showing at No Land.

Autry Macias’ exhibition Santos del Desierto opens on Friday, Oct. 26, at Good Folk.

In her BORDERLAND series, multimedia artist Alia Ali re-examines the demarcated zones that mark national borders as fluid spaces.

The newly refurbished community gathering space, formerly the Miguel Chavez Elementary School, mounts an inaugural exhibition of Cuban dance photographs by Carl Moore.

The current exhibition Hylê Forever, on view through Oct. 22, is the first solo artist show at the gallery. 

Erin Cone’s solo exhibition Boundless continues through Oct. 28. Cone’s stylized portraits have a strong graphic sense, but she imbues her compositions with an ambiguous sense of reality using reductive forms, a minimal sense of context and environment, and subdued colors.

An exhibition “dedicated to the human anatomy without skin,” as the gallery states, might seem a morbid subject for your viewing pleasure, but not when it’s in advance of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), and not when it honors a long tradition of death’s symbolic depiction in art.

The exhibition Ellis Island: Ghosts of Our Ancestors marks the 20th anniversary of photographer Stephen Wilkes’ contemporary portraits of the abandoned buildings on the island’s southern side. 

Peter Harrington joins ceramist Gena Fowler for Up in My Grill: Explorations in Sublime Irreverence, a two-person show that opens Friday, Oct. 5.

Local artist Angel Wynn's solo exhibition Route 66: The Mother Road opens Friday, Oct. 5, with a 5 p.m. reception.

James Havard, a pioneer in the movement known as Abstract Illusionism — non-objective paintings characterized by elements that give the illusion of three-dimensional space — is honored with a retrospective exhibition that opens on Friday, Sept. 28, with a reception at 5 p.m.

Moon signs copies of Literary Chickens, which pairs her photographs of chickens with literary excerpts, at the opening reception for Ancient Kingdoms, 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28.

Turner Carroll and sculptor Karen Yank, in conjunction with her forthcoming book Travels with Agnes, about her relationship with painter Agnes Martin (1912-2004), present Student and Mentor, an exhibit that reflects the aesthetic relationship between Yank’s works and those of Martin, who taught the sculptor during the last 17 years of her life.

Erin Currier pays homage to well-known classical and modernist compositions but through contemporary subject matter.

The figurative works of John Tarahteeff create psychological tension in narrative paintings that tell an open-ended story.

Evelyne BorenA Retrospective opens Friday, Sept. 21, with a reception and book signing at 5 p.m.

Artist Carol Mothner explores themes of endurance, perseverance, and rebirth through imagery of armored Madonna figures and flowers. 

Abstract Expressionist Jon Schueler (1916-1992) created works that evoke the moods of the sky, suggesting cloudscapes without overt representationalism. 

Marcenivo, Fabio Napoleoni’s recurring character in his paintings, is a ragged, stitched-together figure who embodies the ideas of buoyancy and resiliency in his ongoing search for love and happiness. 

The landscapes of Stephen Pentak evoke a sense of place through the contrasts of light and dark and the juxtapositions of warm and cool colors. He paints from memory, evoking a subtle, dreamlike sense of place. 

Shanghai-born artist John Chang’s black-and-white paintings convey a sense of the balance of opposites — day and night and negative and positive space. Melinda Cootsona’s figurative paintings are developed over periods of days or weeks, and she continually layers the paint on the canvas.

The nearly monochromatic large-scale ceramic vessels of artist Bonnie Lynch are paired with Monica Stevenson’s dramatic, black-and-white equine photographs in the exhibition Harnessing the Wind

Artist Kevin Tolman uses acrylics, pencil, caran d’ache, and collage to create paintings that evoke the natural world and the seasons through abstraction.

In his solo exhibition As I Imagine, he presents new works in furniture that are sculptural as well as functional.