ART123 Gallery

ART123 Gallery is dedicated to showcasing a broad range of local artists, opening a new solo or group show each month. ART123 is a hub of creativity, featuring Native and non-Native artists, established and emerging artists, and everything from abstract painting to watercolor landscapes to photography to contemporary jewelry to sculpture. ART123 also offers artist talks, artist demos, and artist-led workshops and classes throughout the year.

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ART123 Gallery Address: 

123 W. Coal Ave. in downtown Gallup (87301)

ART123 Gallery Hours:

Tuesdays – Saturdays
12 – 6pm
Masks required.

Artists Exhibited

2022 ART123 Gallery Show Schedule:

January – 6th Annual Member Artist Group Show 

February (February 5 – March 5) – “Writing on the Wall” Artist Challenge
13 local artists were challenged to create a series of twelve 4″ x 6″ artworks inspired by a work of Diné poetry.

March (March 12 – April 2) – 8th Annual Youth Art Show
ART123 is celebrating National Youth Art Month with a show of work by elementary, middle and high school students from across the greater Gallup area.

April (April 9 – May 7) – “Walking in Gallup” by Armond Antonio
A show of painting, photography, found sculpture and street art that puts a human perspective on the community-based social justice issue of homelessness.

May (May 14 – June 4) “Transitions” by Dennis Dewa
“Transitions” is a narrative installation by Zuni artist Dennis Dewa that sharply contrasts the current state of the environment with the brighter future that is possible through immediate, radical change through a landscape mural “in the round” that integrates large-scale paintings. 

June (June 11 – July 2) – Shannon Gurley O’Donnell
Gallup born-and-raised watercolorist Shannon Gurley O’Donnell is constantly pushing her practice and exploring new themes. 

July (July 9 – August 6) – Christian Bigwater
Diné painter Christian Bigwater’s work is at the intersection of personal and cultural, past and present, traditional and contemporary. 

August (August 13 – September 3) –  Guest Curator Karl Bautista
Printmaker and designer Karl Bautista and friends explore issues of Native art and authenticity, cultural appropriation, and the politics of the Native arts market. 

September (September 10 – October 1) – Social Justice Group Show
Select artists, including Narbono Begay, Joshua Whitman and Nalmerthan Pablo, address relevant social justice issues such as Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, addiction, and language loss. 

October (October 8 – November 5) – Dana Aldis
Oil painter Dana Aldis is best known for her ability to capture the spirits, personalities, and expressions of animals and landscapes. 

November (November 12 – December 3) – Arnulfo Peña
Native artist Arnulfo Peña uses his talents to express the resilience and beauty of Indigenous cultures and peoples.

December (December 10 – January 7) – Guest Curator Rapheal Begay
A mixed media show highlighting Native artists whose work is centered on “self-determination” and cultural teachings as survivance.


ART123 Gallery is a wheelchair accessible, ADA-compliant venue.
For accessibility questions or accommodations, please call gallupARTS Executive Director Rose Eason at 505-488-2136 or email her at

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