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2019


Upcoming


Art Windows of El Paso

El Paso International Airport in cooperation with the El Paso Museums & Cultural Affairs Department presents the work of New Mexico photographer Emmitt Booher. The exhibition will be displayed from August 5 – October 31, 2019. Art Windows of El Paso is located in the La Placita Mercado area in the lower section of the airport.

Ribbon cutting & opening reception Scheduled

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 10AM

6701 Convair Rd

El Paso, Texas


Agave Artist’s Collective

2250 Calle de San Albino

Located on the Historic Josefina's Old Gate property in Mesilla, New Mexico

Opening August 1, 2019. Grand opening September 14, 2019.

As an initial member of Agave Artists Collective, Emmitt Booher’s work will be available in the newest gallery in Mesilla. Agave Artists Collective will feature artists work in a variety of media. Opening August 1, 2019. Grand Opening event September 14, 2019. Artists and information available here.

AgaveArtists.com


RioBravoFineArt Gallery

Presents

The Border Artists

August 10 – September 22, 2019

Opening reception: Saturday, August 10, 6 -9 PM

110 N Broadway

Truth or Consequences, New Mexico

BorderArtists.org



2018


Texas Photographic Society

The Texas Photographic Society invited me to be one of five featured photographers in their 2018 Print Program. I created a Special Edition of 25 mounted & matted prints of my image titled, Jornada del Muerto. I was honored to be included in this fine group of photographers and to be added to the list of past participants of this program.

Artist-in-Residence

MoMaZoZo at the Carrizozo Colony in Carrizozo, New Mexico. I was privileged to live/work and immerse myself in this wonderful art community in Central New Mexico


October 2017


EXPANSION V

In late 2016 a group of five photographers based in the Southwestern Border area came together to informally discuss their personal projects and aesthetic directions. As a result of those gatherings it became apparent that, although the individual work was quite different, there was a common thread of exploration and approach to expressing each ones’ personal narrative. Expansion V celebrates the diversity and quality of Emmitt Booher, Paul Schranz, Storm Sermay, Sirous Partovi and James Rodgers work. The exhibition was curated by Emmitt Booher. Dona Ana Arts Council Arts & Cultural Center Mesilla, New Mexico Artist Reception October 19, 2017


SEPTEMBER 2017


FOTO FRONTERA

THROUGH THE EYES OF BORDERLAND PHOTOGRAPHERS

Artist reception September 8, 6 - 9 PM

Le Fe Cultural Center    (click for map)

El Paso, Texas

The 4th annual invitational visual stills exhibition features a diverse group of photographers displaying their individual and unique vision.

Two of my four photographs in Foto Frontera are shown above. There will be an additional eight images shown in an audio/visual presentation at the opening reception.

July 2017


Water on the Border-The Border Artists

Branigan Cultural Center

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Artists' Reception, July 7, 5-7PM

Exhibition duration: June 30-September 16, 2017

I am looking forward to my first exhibition with The Border Artists. I have long admired this organization for it's diverse, creative and inspiring artists. The exhibition will feature works by 19 artist members in multiple mediums that address the topic of water in the Rio Grande US/Mexico border region. Three of my works will be represented in this show, two archival pigment prints and a varnished vellum over silver leaf triptych.


ILLUMINANCE:2017: A Musical View

Buddy Holly Center, "Where Art and Music Collide"

Lubbock, Texas

Juror; Brett Erickson, Closing reception featuring talk by Brett on July 22. 

Three of my photographs where accepted in this exhibition. A National biennial photography exhibit that explores the long-standing relationship between music and photography. Invited photographers explore the intercourse of tone, color and image, in all its powerful permutations.

April 2017

ANMPAS- 2017

Annual New Mexico Photographic Arts Show

New Mexico Expo Fine Arts Building

Albuquerque, New Mexico


February 2017


NANPA-Expressions 2017

North American Nature Photography Association

"Tracks" , a winter photograph in Yellowstone National Park was accepted and printed in NANPA's annual photography competition.


November 2016

High and Dry XIV

A photographic exhibition of peoples & places of the world’s dry lands

International Cultural Center of Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas

November 23-January 25, 2017


Juror: Amy Holmes George

First Place Award-"Jornada del Muerto"

Juror's comments: 

"Your photograph is simply stunning. It is the quintessential "high and dry" image. I was struck by the grand sense of scale and how I felt as if I was floating high above the landscape. The many layers of information offer so much to the eye. And, even the choice to print the image in black and white seems to convey a sense of "dryness" . . .



August 2016


International Eye of the Camera-2016

Juried Photography Exhibit sponsored by the El Paso Art Association and The International Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas.

Best of Show, B&W awarded to Casa Grande through the Window_Big Bend National Park

Sponsor's Award awarded to Ascension_Bosque del Apache

Exhibit to be on display through August 31, 2016

International Museum of Art

Both prints are available as Limited Edition framed or unframed. Please contact me for series numbers available and pricing.


July 2016

Mesilla, New Mexico photographer Emmitt Booher was recently featured on KRWG Public Television's Living Here program. This installment of Living Here discusses Emmitt's recent Artist in Residence assignment, as well as, some of his favorite places to photograph. The segment was filmed at the Rio Grande Theatre and produced by Christian Valle.


Living Here



Spring Announcements 2016


2016 Artist-In-Residence for the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument.

It is an honor to be named the 2016 Artist-in-Residence for the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument. I look forward to representing the Monument’s rich legacy through my photographs, and building public awareness for its majestic beauty.

Tularosa Basin Gallery of Photography

My work is now represented by The Tularosa Basin Gallery of Photography in Carrizozo, New Mexico. Since opening it's doors in 2014 the TBGOP has garnered many accolades for it's commitment of representing New Mexico through photography. At over 7,500 sq ft of exhibition space, it is the largest All Photography, All New Mexico, gallery in the State. When traveling across New Mexico, take some time to check out the gallery and the, soon to be famous, 12th street scene.

The Tularosa Basin Gallery of Photography



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