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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Are You with Me? At the Las Cruces Museum of Art

Are You With Me by Sonya Fe

Are You with Me? by contemporary Chicana artist Sonya Fe opens May 7, and runs through July 24. Fe’s exhibit is both a biographical depiction of her own life and of those who are often overlooked. Fe’s work reflects social and cultural issues with themes centering around women and children. Her use of bold brush strokes and vibrant colors creates beautiful dynamic paintings, visual stories of women’s place in society and childhood innocence in a rough world. Fe encourages the viewer to question, comment, and act. 

Fe explains, “I want the viewer to stand with me while looking at the work. I want them to feel, see, and understand what I am saying - to not be left behind. Are you with me?”

Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Las Cruces Museums have instituted new procedures to visit our facilities to ensure the health and safety of our staff and guests. Visitation is currently permitted by reservation only. Please email education@las-cruces.org or call (575) 522-3120 to reserve a time to visit.

Guests with COVID-19 symptoms or who are sick will not be permitted to enter. Guests are required to follow health guidelines by wearing a mask over their nose and mouth, maintaining a distance of at least six feet from others at all times, and refraining from touching museum objects.

The museum is located at 491 N. Main Street (RoadRUNNER Transit bus route 1, stop 36). For additional information, visit the website at museums.las-cruces.org or call (575) 541-2137. The Las Cruces museums continue to offer exhibit information and virtual programming online through social media at Facebook.com/LCMuseums, Instagram.com/LCMuseums, and the LCMS website https://www.las-cruces.org/1523/Museums.

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