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Upcoming Jim Vogel Show in Scottsdale

, Feb 11, 2014

Contact: Denise Phetteplace
Phone: 505-954-9902
*Hi res images available upon request


Regional Painter Draws on Antique Treasures to Create the Theme for His Upcoming Painting Show

Jim Vogel returns to Blue Rain’s Scottsdale gallery for a show in March 2014…

SCOTTSDALE, A.Z. & SANTA FE, N.M. [December 30, 2013] – Blue Rain Gallery and Blue Rain Contemporary are pleased to announce an upcoming show of new paintings by New Mexican painter, Jim Vogel. The show titled, "Healers, Tramps, and Thieves" is scheduled to take place in our Scottsdale location March 13 - 29, 2014 with an artist opening night reception on Thursday, March 13th from 7 – 9pm.

Jim Vogel’s color rich paintings celebrate the joys, hardships, and labor of individuals in northern New Mexico. His newest body of work incorporates Tramp Art frames and antique home altar boxes. The scenes that he has painted to accompany these rare and intriguing frames range from the joyful side of being a vagabond to families leaving church. Each piece is a wonderful illustration of Vogel’s whimsical and endearing, narrative style.

Whether you are a collector of Jim Vogel’s paintings or simply and enthusiast of quality regional painting, these new paintings are bound to delight and surprise you!


About Blue Rain Gallery and Blue Rain Contemporary
The Blue Rain Gallery is committed to promoting work of the finest contemporary Native American and regional contemporary artists. Eclectic in nature, the gallery features an extraordinary collection of sculpture, paintings, glass art, pottery and jewelry. Blue Rain Gallery is located at 130 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501. Blue Rain Contemporary is located at 7137 East Main Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. Phone 505.954.9902 or 480.874.8110. For more information, visit the Blue Rain Gallery web site at