Ray Drew Gallery

The Ray Drew Gallery is located on the first floor of Thomas C. Donnelly Library, and is open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on weekdays and Sunday from 1-5 p.m.



October 12 – November 21, 2017

 Opening Reception
Thursday, October 12, 5 – 7 p.m.
with performance and lecture at 6 p.m.

An interactive exhibition that examines concepts of health and medicine among contemporary American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawai’ians and features interviews with more than one hundred tribal leaders, healers, physicians, educators, and others.

The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) developed and produced Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness. The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, in partnership with NLM, tours the exhibition to America’s libraries.


Exhibit Co-sponsored
New Mexico Highlands University Libraries
Ray Drew Gallery
The Native American Center
The Peoples Center for Indigenous Knowledges


Past Exhibitions

B.F.A. Exhibitions

Kimberly Schlosser  reception 5-7 pm, Friday, May 5 . Artist’s Talk ~ 6 pm.

basically becky poster



B.F.A. Exhibitions

April 3 – 21, 2017Gallogos BFA Show

Separation Distress by Martina E. Gallegos 
Artist’s Reception ~ Friday, April 7th from 5-7 p.m.

Artist’s Talk ~ Friday, April 15th from 6 p.m.


Sunday February 19, 2-4 p.m.Gelzer - Tenor, Wine, Backgammon

DAGGER AND CATHEDRAL: Portraits and Landscapes from the Republic of Georgia”

Photography by Stuart Gelzer

The exhibition runs from January 18 – February 19, 2017.



Art Works
by Paul Maurer & Nancy Culmone
Paintings & Calligraphy
November 6 to December 7, 2016

Ray drew galleries faceoff

The Past Beyond the Purple Brick Road
Highlights from New Mexico Highlands University’s
History from the Thomas C. Donnelly Library Collection
September 26 to October 30, 2016
Reception – Friday, September 30, 2016 from 5-7 p.m.

Photography by C.M. Montgomery

Whimsical Expressions in Wood by Terry Mossman

August 15 to September 18, 2016

Artist’s Reception, Friday, August 19, 2016
Rio Rancho blank screen with logo and books

Paintings from Highland University’s Dr. Robert Bell and

Dr. Stirling Puck Fine Art Collection June 6 – July 25


B.F.A. Exhibitions
Harley Godinez,  April 9 – 18, 2016
Artist’s Reception ~ Friday, April 15th from 4-6 p.m.

Alexis Hustito,  April 21 – April 30, 2016
Artist’s Reception ~ Friday, April 29th from 4-6 p.m.

Patricia Ortega,  May 3 – May 13, 2016
Artist’s Reception ~ Friday, May 6 from 5-7 p.m.


2016 Northern New Mexico Devotional Art
February 26-March 30, 2016
Artist’s reception ~ Friday, February 26th from 4-6 pm


Modern European Prints
Works by Marcel Gromaire, Alberto Giacometti, Marc Chagall & Joan Miro
January 12 – February 13, 2016

Kennedy Gallery

Burris Hall


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