Step Up Gallery’s Gift Of Small Paintings 2022 Features Top Regional Artists

This watercolor on watercolor paper by Melba Lee is among the collection of paintings in ‘The Gift of Small Paintings’ exhibit at the Step Up Gallery located on the second floor of Mesa Public Library. Courtesy photo

‘Morning at Jemez Cliffs’, an oil painting on mounted Arches Paper, by Damien M. Gonzales, may be seen at the Step Up Gallery. Courtesy photo


“The Gift of Small Paintings 2022” is open now through January 5, 2023 in Step Up Gallery on Mesa Public Library’s upper level. More than 90 framed or finished paintings including oils, pastels, watercolors, dye-work and collage by premier regional artists are offered for viewing and purchase. 

Moderately sized and priced paintings are still available from top level regional artists like: Wendy Ahlm, Carole Belliveau, Dave Cook, Catherine Corum, Jane Frederick, Anne Gordon Fritz, Cindy Fry, Damien M. Gonzales, Karen L Halbert, Jeanne Hyland, Chris James, Merrimon Kennedy, Josephine Lazarus, Barbara J. McGuire, Sandra Perez, Steven T. Pierce, Linda Storm, Monika ten Bruggencate, Marcia Williams and Marilyn Wightman.

Visit Step Up Gallery before Jan. 5 or see all the artwork online at where you can purchase it with any bank card. The library and gallery hours are: Monday-Thursday, 10am – 8pm; Friday, 10am– 6pm and Saturday, 10am– 5pm; closed Sundays and holidays. Additional information about Step Up Gallery can be found on its website: Step Up Gallery is located on the top floor of Mesa Public Library, 2400 Central Ave. Los Alamos, NM.