Cow Trail Art Studio is located just outside Silver City, in the southwest portion of New Mexico about 45 miles north of 1-10.The Studio is on a hilltop covered with juniper, oak, and pine trees. From the Studio there are views to the nearby mountains of the Gila National Forest. Elk, deer, and open range horses are prevalent in the area and sometimes can be seen quite close to the studio. Cow Trail Art Studio is open during the year by appointment. Call 760-533-1897 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 24 hour notice is appreciated.
Besides being able to see Victoria Chick’s process in working on her art, as well as completed paintings and monoprints, take time to study and enjoy her collection of original, signed prints by American artists from the1870’s through the mid- twentieth century. The types of prints include etching, drypoint, lithography, and woodcuts. The collection displayed in her studio changes twice a year. It has a focus on artists of New Mexico and the Southwest as well as early printmakers of the United States. Some of the prints can be seen on this website along with brief biographies of the artists. The collection continues to have additions to it.
The New Mexico Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts Have placed Victoria Chick in their Directory of professional artists. https://newmexicowomeninthearts.org/-victoria-chick
Victoria Chick’s Cow Trail Art Studio was part of the “Spring into Art” Artists’ Studios Tour on May 4 & 5, 2019. See Victoria in Zia Magazine here.
Paintings by Victoria Chick are now being exhibited at Blue Dome Gallery at Bear Mountain , 60 Bear Mountain Ranch Road, Silver City, New Mexico. The Lodge is a great place to stay, enjoy the art, to dine, and to explore the area. It is now the permanent home of the Million Bones Project, first displayed in the Smithsonian Mall in Washington DC.
BRANIGAN CULTURAL CENTER EXHIBITION
Paintings and monoprints by Victoria Chick will be exhibited from February 7 – March 21, 2020 at the Branigan Cultural Center, part of the museum system of Las Cruces, New Mexico. Chick’s exhibit, called “New Eyes on New Mexico”, will express her discovery of flora, fauna, and landscape that mean New Mexico to her, coming to the state for the first time and deciding this was the place she wanted to live. These discoveries are expressed through the anthropomorphic felines that have inhabited her canvases over the course of her career; In this visual presentation, the New Mexico “new eyes’ discovery is the main part of the picture with the observing cat contained in a window or, in other compositions, the observing cat is part of the main picture and the item typifying New Mexico is a separate painting applied like a label to the larger painting.
NEW EYES on NEW MEXICO will be on display from February 7 –March 23, 2020 at the Branigan Cultural Center, 105 N. Main, Las Cruces, New Mexico.