La Fonda Presents: Eliza Maria Schmid Art Exhibit Opening
Time & Location
About the Event
Please join us for our latest art opening, featuring Eliza Maria Schmid. We will be hosting the opening for her exhibit with a reception on Thursday, February 20th from 6-8:30pm at La Fonda del Bosque located at the Hispanic Cultural Center. There will be free appetizers and beverages available for purchase.
Please RSVP in advance.
Eliza Maria Schmid's Exhibit can be viewed, ongoing February 20th through April 2nd, at La Fonda during our regular lunch hours, Tuesday-Saturday, 11:30-2:00pm, or during regular dinner hours, Thursday & Friday from 5:00-8:00pm.
• La Fonda del Bosque at the Hispanic Cultural Center
• 1701 4th St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
• Thursday, February 20th, 2020, from 6-8:30pm
• Free wine and appetizers, additional beverages available for purchase at our full bar
The themes of my paintings come out of my experience as a psychoanalytically rained psychiatrist and from the memories of my life in Vienna, Austria, from the fairytales of my childhood, and from my experience as a European in America. Because of this background, I keep saying that I could paint from my memories for the next hundred years.
The strongest influence on my art comes from the Viennese School of Fantastic Realism (Ernst Fuchs, Hundertwasser, Hutter etc) from Gustav Klimt, Paul Klee, and from German Expressionism, but also from the contemporary American art world.
I am a latecomer to painting, but have made this up by being exceptionally productive, and by studying with some of the best painters in New Mexico.
I paint both figuratively and abstract; both in oil, mixed media, egg tempera, experiment with printmaking, drawing, collages, and encaustic work. One of my favorite techniques is egg tempera painting on wooden panels which requires much patience and love for it.
For More on the Artist: http://elizagallery.com
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