The mission of the Lea County Commission for the Arts is to provide leadership, vision, and support to ensure the availability and diversity of the arts in Lea County. The objective of the commission is to promote excellence in the further development of the visual, literary and performing arts in Lea County.

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2016 New Media New Mexico Exhibition & Visionfest

Exhibition 6/11 – 8/6

Address: 122 W Broadway St, Hobbs, NM 88240
Phone: (575) 397-2787
Saturday 10AM–4PM
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 11AM–7PM
Wednesday 11AM–7PM
Thursday 11AM–7PM
Friday 11AM–7PM


The Lea County Commission for the Arts will present its 2nd annual New Media New Mexico Exhibition on Saturday, June 11 from 7-9pm at the Center for the Arts. The exhibition will feature animated projection installations, one channel videos and 3d installations from various new media artists from around the state and country, including Roswell artist, Dusty Deen, Tempe, Arizona’s Dan Collins, Denver, Colorado’s Patricia McInroy, North Carolina’s Aaron Kutnick and new media students from Jefferson Elementary, Southern Heights Elementary and Taylor Elementary. In partnership with the Santa Fe Currents New Media International Festival, LCCA will also present its first annual outdoor Visionfest on the Shipp Street Plaza on the same night as the opening. The Visionfest will feature interactive new media installation projections on various walls and surfaces by students from the Santa Fe University of Art & Design’s Film School. The Visionfest is completely free & open to the public. Live entertainment by local bands and food truck vendors will also be present. Come meet the artists and enjoy this technological adventure of art in culture in Downtown Hobbs, NM. The exhibition will remain on display at the Center for the Arts until August 6th.
We are currently looking for businesses and individuals to help sponsor the event. If your business is interested or you know of someone who is interested in sponsoring, please don’t hesitate to contact us. The Center for the Arts can be reached at (575) 397-ARTS or at

Participating Artists

SPUR TV  (Southern Heights Elementary new media students)

Taylor TV  (Taylor Elementary new media students)

Principal’s List  (Jefferson Elementary new media students)

Dusty Deen – SHILO – “Good Times”

Patricia McInroy – “Self Portrait”

Dan Collins – “Extended Family”

Kelvin DuVal – (Project title TBD)

Gabriella Lovato-Dale – “Flutter”, “Nostalgia”

LCCA Summer Art Camp Animation Students


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Aaron Kutnick - Camera Reversa / 2015