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painter, printmaker and sculptor, Nick
Abdalla first exhibited on a national level
in 1962. He served as Professor of Art at
the University of New Mexico from 1968 to
1997 and is currently Professor Emeritus at
that institution. Abdalla also served as
Director of the Arts & Crafts Complex at
Sandia Base (1964-1970) and on the Faculty
Senate, City of Albuquerque. Today Nick
Abdalla's fine art is included in such
public collections as Pomona College Museum
of Art and Roswell Museum and Art Center.
During the 1970's lithography was a major
part of Nick Abdalla's artistic oeuvre. He
worked closely with the printer and
publisher, Tamarind, creating such brilliant
lithographs as "The Good Grey Poet", "Super
Patriot", "The American Way", and "Native
American". All were published in small
editions of thirty or less. In these works,
Nick Abdalla developed a unique, surreal
vision of man and his environment.
Since 1980 Nick Abdalla has concentrated
primarily upon sculpture, particularly
free-standing constructions derived from
materials such as wood, cardboard and
22" x 30"
22" x 30"
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