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The University of New Mexico School of Law Not for Profit Art Gallery invites all UNM Law School artists to submit their art for consideration for our 2016 exhibition.

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Desert Blooms by Rachel Rankin

©“Desert Blooms” by Rachel Rankin

Current Exhibit: Faculty & Friends

Launch Reception

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
5:00-6:30 p.m.
The Forum, UNM School of Law
1117 Stanford NE

The UNM Law School Not-for-Profit Art Gallery’s 2015 Faculty, Alumni, and Friends Show features 28 pieces by 17 artists with connections to the University of New Mexico.

The opening reception will be held on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. in the Forum at the Law School.

This exhibit received more submissions than any previous show, including one from Mumbai, India.

The opening Wine & Shrimp reception, hosted by the UNM School of Law Alumni/ae Association, features Johnny Alston who plays free form Native American flute music.

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

The show is scheduled to run through the mid-February.

Recent Media

Art Talk interview with Law School Student Artists

Host Sherri Burr interviews UNM law students Suzanne Fortner (’16), Robert Johnston(’16), and Kate Worthington (’15), about their artwork featured in the 2015 Student Art Show.

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

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.

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."