The Storied Life of Ben Nighthorse
Sorrel Sky Gallery
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8M ago
We often talk about the award-winning jewelry of Ben Nighthorse Campbell and his storied life. This time we’re going to let someone else do it for us. Jack Turner of Durango Native Stories, recently interviewed Ben and his wife, Linda, at their ranch near Durango, Colorado. Their daughter, Shanan Campbell (owner of Sorrel Sky Gallery) joined the interview. We hope you enjoy hearing Ben talk about his early years, his time in the Air Force, his time on the Olympic Judo team, how Linda entered his world, his 20-plus-year career in politics, and how jewelry has been a constant throughout his lif ..read more
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New to Us. New to You.
Sorrel Sky Gallery
by sorrelskygallery
9M ago
Artists find inspiration in many places. For some, it’s nature. Or history. For others, it’s cultural heritage. We’re excited to introduce several new artists to you. Each draws from these sources and more to create meaningful, enduring works. Get to know them better here and explore their works either in person or online. “I’m thrilled these talented artists have joined us at Sorrel Sky. Their diverse backgrounds and influences add to the gallery’s energy and its fresh perspective on art. I’m confident our collectors and art lovers will be just as excited to discover and experience their ..read more
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Billy the Kid. The Myth. The Legend. The Art.
Sorrel Sky Gallery
by sorrelskygallery
9M ago
A bone-chilling winter in December 1880 in the vast Llano Estacado, sets the stage for the pursuit of Billy the Kid by Lincoln County Sheriff Pat Garrett and his posse. The Llano Estacado is located in the Southwestern United States, encompassing parts of Eastern New Mexico and Northwestern Texas. One of the largest mesas or tablelands on the North American continent, its elevation rises from 3,000 feet in the Southeast to over 5,000 feet in the Northwest. The area is susceptible to turbulent winds, and because of the lack of vegetation and loose topsoil, there are fr ..read more
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From a Study to a Finished Piece
Sorrel Sky Gallery
by sorrelskygallery
10M ago
study (noun): a drawing, sketch, or painting, done as an experiment or in preparation for a finished piece We’ve all heard it said that practice makes perfect. This truth is visibly evident in the world of an artist. The more an artist experiments, the more they explore, hone and perfect their skill. How do you, the art lover, benefit from this? Most artists sketch or paint smaller studies that they later use to create the same or similar piece on a larger scale. Some artists make these studies available for acquisition. This lets you observe the artist’s process and share the excite ..read more
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David Yarrow and So Much More!
Sorrel Sky Gallery
by sorrelskygallery
10M ago
We’re here to make good on our promise to let you know all our other Indian Market plans! Each year we carefully plan and each year we’re thrilled that so many of you are able to join us and our artists. So, what else is happening at Sorrel Sky Gallery Santa Fe during Indian Market?! The weekend of Indian Market we’ll have a market-like atmosphere at the gallery and you’ll be able to spend time with your favorite Sorrel Sky artists and see what they’ve been working on and creating. We also have an art talk with world-renowned photographer David Yarrow, and two other art lectures. Here are the ..read more
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Summer Sizzlers
Sorrel Sky Gallery
by sorrelskygallery
10M ago
SUMMER HAS ARRIVED! It’s time to put those jackets away and let your skin breathe. Now … What jewelry will you wear? Will you be following a trend? Making your own trend? Setting the trend? Here are some ideas to get your summer jewelry sizzling. From beads to bangles, chunky rings to chains, cuff to color, punk rebellion to a love medallion, buckles to bolos. Get out there and sizzle! BEADS and BANGLES CHUNKY RINGS and CHAINS ..read more
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Canines and Cats. And Gourds.
Sorrel Sky Gallery
by sorrelskygallery
10M ago
Whether a mound of clay or an oddly shaped gourd, an artist sees beyond the surface. They bring their vision to life and create beauty for us to enjoy. For sculptor Star Liana York and gourd artist Robert Rivera, their chosen medium becomes a door to soulful, dynamic pieces. Get to know them, their inspiration, their work … and join us for their upcoming shows! “For the Love of Canines and Cat” with Star Liana York – opening July 7th Spanish Market with Robert Rivera – opening July 28th STAR LIANA YORK Star Liana Yorksculpts the soul of her subjects. Whether honoring Native culture, capturing ..read more
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The Rarity of the Female Sculptor
Sorrel Sky Gallery
by sorrelskygallery
10M ago
Throughout art history, female sculptors have been rare. Rarer than female painters. Due to the physicality of the medium and the challenges that it presented, sculpture was mostly seen as the domain of male artists. And for a time it was rare, even unusual for a woman to pursue this art form. Yet, beginning in the mid-nineteenth century, women began to seriously pursue careers as professional sculptors. Today, although still among the few, women are pushing the boundaries and breaking new ground in the world of sculpture for each successive generation.  Sorrel Sky is proud to represent s ..read more
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Springtime in Durango
Sorrel Sky Gallery
by sorrelskygallery
10M ago
Oh, the anticipation! Are we there yet? Is it ready? Is it time? Is it done? When anticipation sparks creation … the results are stunning! On May 12, Anticipation featuring Elsa Sroka and Bryce Pettit opens at Sorrel Sky Durango with an artist reception from 5-7pm. Each will unveil new works and share how the excitement of anticipation has been inspiring them this past year. You’ll also get the chance to explore more great gifting ideas for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. Learn how anticipation influences the imaginative paintings of Elsa Sroka and the pared-down sculpture of Bryce Pettit ..read more
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Springtime in Santa Fe
Sorrel Sky Gallery
by sorrelskygallery
10M ago
Spring has sprung and we’re featuring various artists that we feel perfectly celebrate the warmer weather and longer days. In April and May, Sorrel Sky Santa Fe is hosting two special shows that are sure to give you some great gifting ideas for both Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. Stay tuned to learn what’s happening this spring at Sorrel Sky Durango. THE REAL AND THE IDEAL On April 7th from 5-7 pm, “The Real and the Ideal” opens with an artist reception featuring the paintings of David Knowlton. The exhibit will include several new works and can be enjoyed in person through April 30th, and on ..read more
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