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Colorful art from New Mexico

In past decades we have worked with many different mediums: 

recycled, mixed-media, pastel and acrylic. More recently metal and newsprint.



  • Lisa and John were in the Grief and Gratitude show at Tortuga Gallery.
    Mon, Jun 01
    on line at www.nmcancercenter.org/gallery/
    Jun 01, 2020, 8:00 PM – Jun 20, 2020, 12:00 AM
    on line at www.nmcancercenter.org/gallery/
    Thanks so much to Pax and Logan who are doing many things with art and the community.
  • We will be at a Balloon Fiesta art pop up show with other artists.
    Aug 15, 2019, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Found on Fourth, 8909 4th st. n.w.
    I Found it ! Pop-up art fair 0n 8909 4th st. n.w. will be October 2/3 and 9/10 from 9;00 to 3;00
  • Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival, November 12, 13 and 14, 2020
    November 2021
    West Marcy Street, W Marcy St, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    One of the best recycle shows in the country ! Join John and Lisa for a look at paper and metal creations perfect for holiday gift giving. Friday, November 12 from 5-9 Nov. 16 from 9-5, Nov. 17 from 10-5
flying bug

These three pieces fron John are in the new Placitas Library show called "yellow".   Come see this show this summer. 


"Talk to the Artist" Events will resume in 2021

Lisa Zawadzki Recycled Paper Art.jpg

Lisa Zawadzki

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hungry bird and Raven at GWA

John Bumkens


The First Annual ABQ Art Showcase was a great success for John and Lisa, 
Thanks Albuquerque


" Nothing is less real than realism "

Georiga  O'Keeffe

Lisa's Studio Space


Albuquerque, NM, USA



"Talk to the Artist" events will resume in 2021