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Not-for-Profit Art Gallery

Current Exhibit: Faculty and Friends Art Extravaganza

September 16, 2014
5:00-6:00 p.m.
The Forum, UNM School of Law
1117 Stanford NE

Free parking is available in the Law School parking lot after 4:00 p.m.

The UNM Law School Not-for-Profit Art Gallery’s largest show ever features 15 artists displaying 38 works ranging from $150 to $3,000.

Rain Painting 10

“Rain Painting 10”
by Sibylle Szaggars Redford

Included are four rain paintings by Sibylle Szaggars Redford, the wife of actor/director Robert Redford, who exhibits her work globally. Although Szaggars Redford cannot attend the opening reception, her business partner will speak about her work at the reception, and she has agreed to have lunch with the purchasers of her work in Santa Fe at a later date.

The show includes paintings and photographs from four UNM Law School faculty members (Professors Bergman, Burr, Homer, and Rahn), three current staff members (Robert Flinkman, Cindy Nee, and Tamara Williams), one retired staff member (Dan Noyes), relatives of faculty, staff, and alumni (Sandra Allen, Jan Attencio, Vera Neel, Rachel Rankin, and Robert Weber), and friends of the law school (Jonathan Miller and Sybille Szaggers Redford).


Lilac Breasted Roller

“Lilac Breasted Roller” by Professor Barbara Bergman

The opening reception features a shrimp buffet, wine selection, and non-alcoholic beverages. Johnny Alston, a Native American flutist, will play his free form music.

Bookworks will be selling the work of faculty members at this event and has agreed to donate 10% of their sales to the Law School’s Art in the Classroom Initiative. Authors Alfred Mathewson, Jenny Moore, Nathalie Martin, and Sherri Burr, along with novelist-photographer Jonathan Miller, will be on hand to say a few words about their books and sign them.

Recent Media

Arts Talk with Sherri Burr and Art at the Law School Part 1 of 2

Arts Talk with Sherri Burr and Art at the Law School Part 2 of 2

UNM School of Law Art Gallery and Art Committee Chair Sherri Burr in the News

  • On March 25, the Law School's art gallery was featured in the Albuquerque Journal by Staff Writer Mike Bush titled, "Art at UNM Law School". Professor Sherri Burr, who chairs the Law School's Art Committee, is quoted sharing her enthusiasm for the gallery and understanding that art provides intellectual stimulation. The article includes interviews with 3 artists whose work is currently on view in the gallery.
  • Professor Burr was also interviewed in a blog by Teri Hillyard about National Federation of Press Women members called "Talking with Teri."

About the Gallery

The UNM School of Law Art Gallery features art of varied mediums from artists including students, faculty, alumni and friends of the law school and the university. Professor Sherri Burr, UNM Regents Professor, heads the UNM Law School's Art Committee and is host of ARTS TALK, a weekly television she produces and hosts. Aside from the intrinsic value of having art in the School of Law and the goal of funding a scholarship, Burr says there's another important reason for the art gallery: "An art enriched environment is conducive to learning."

See Professor Burr’s profile .