Karan Ruhlen Gallery opened in 1994 and is often called one of Santa Fe’s prominent contemporary galleries. The gallery features abstract, minimal, and realistic paintings and drawings, as well as sculpture, by regional and nationally known artists. Many of the artists represented have resided in New Mexico for 15 to 55 years. Karan is a veteran painter and arts advocate for 35 years.
Karan Ruhlen Gallery is the exclusive dealer of legendary New Mexico Modernist Janet Lippincott (born 1918), former student of Emil Bistram’s Abstract Transcendental School in the late 40s. Secondary market NM Modernists are also represented.