Talon Gallery



The art gallery is located in the Aspen Center on the Northland Pioneer College campus in Show Low and stages a variety of visual arts exhibitions throughout the year. Shows feature work from area high school students, NPC students and local artists.

Hours: Mon – Thurs: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Fri: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(Closed during NPC holidays and closures)
All exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public.

Current Exhibitions: Mementos
Sarah Tancred and James Louks

Exhibition Dates: January 19 - February 11
Closing Reception: Thursday February 11, 5-7 PM
Tancred Artist Demonstration & Lecture: Wednesday February 10, 5 - 8 PM
Aspen Center Rm 104
Louks Artist Demonstration & Lecture: Thursday February 11, 1-4 PM
Aspen Center Rm 103

The word memento is defined as, “An object kept as a reminder or souvenir of a person or event.” Utilizing objects and imagery from popular culture, Sarah Tancred and James Louks aim to examine issues applicable to 21st century American society by presenting references from its history.
Presently, Louks and Tancred are Instructors of Studio Art at the University of New Mexico-Gallup.

Calls for Entry:

30th Annual High School Art Show: Entry Deadline is February 5, 2016 (Entries accepted Feb 1 - 5)

2016/2017 Martia Smith Memorial Art Scholarship: Entry Deadline is February 19, 2016

2016 NPC Student Art Show: Entry Deadline is March 25, 2016 (Entries accepted March 21 - 25)

Annually Scheduled Shows

NPC Student Art Show is a juried exhibition held at the end of every spring semester that offers a selection of artwork from NPC students. A variety of awards are presented at a closing reception where students, faculty, friends and family celebrate the artistic accomplishments of NPC students.

Locally Grown is an annual juried art show open to all artists, over the age of 18, living in Apache and Navajo counties. The exhibit is held in the fall semester and features a wide variety of artwork from both students and community members.

Annual High School Art Show is a juried exhibition held every spring semester showcasing a selection of artwork from high school students in Apache and Navajo counties. By entering, student artists in their senior year of high school have the opportunity to win awards in the form of NPC Art Tuition Scholarships.

For more information contact gallery director Magda Gluszek at
(800) 266-7845, ext. 6176 or zntqn.tyhfmrx@acp.rqh