4.29.2011

SELBY FLEETWOOD GALLERY - HISTORIC ADOBE MEETS CONTEMPORARY CHIC

I love stepping into this wonderful gallery. The ancient floors creak with every step; the walls look like freshly-brewed cafe au lait; and the art seems  happy to have found the perfect roost.  Clearly gallery owner Selby Fleetwood  knows what she's about.

Photos by C. Whitney-Ward
                                                                                
"People love being here," says Selby, who admits to having a good eye and an intuitive sense when it comes to choosing her artists and their work. "It's very organic. I  find what appeals to me and everything just seems to resonate."










According to Selby, the lovely building that houses the gallery was built in the 1760's and was a private residence for many years.  Someone along the way painstakingly faux finished doors and woodwork throughout the gallery.


And, there's a lush garden out back - thanks to Joy & Bernie Busch -  filled with wonderful sculpture, flowers and a diminutive "arboretum" of trees - apricot, Russian olive and crab apple.

 
A perfect spot to sit and ponder an art-filled day in Santa Fe.


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