El Mac reflects on the influential creative output of Arizona-based graffiti innovator Pablo Luna (AKA KAPER), who spent four decades making art before his death last month.
The absence of water and its ecological effects are the subjects of an emerging speculative earthwork by the French artist Marguerite Humeau and nomadic art museum Black Cube.
Veterans Off Grid in rural Northern New Mexico helps vulnerable veterans get back on their feet in a setting that’s a model for sustainable architecture, community building, and affordable housing.
The Agnes Martin Gallery at the Harwood Museum in Taos, New Mexico embodies Yi-Fu Tuan’s concept of mythic space.
During Utah’s 2022 legislative session, poet and community leader Nan Seymour crafted a site vigil and collective poem, an act of community activism that highlighted the in-flux Great Salt Lake.
Through the Flower in Belen, New Mexico is organizing a new installation with a collective of New Mexico artists to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Judy Chicago’s Womanhouse.
A believed first-time gathering of Utah contemporary art curators at the 2022 Spring Summit in Green River yields big dreams and ideas for improvement.
A book series diving into historical and current alternative art establishments in major stateside cities visits Texas in Impractical Spaces: Houston. Here are five current H-Town favorites from the book.
David Rios Ferreira and Denae Shanidiin collaborate in a multimedia exhibition at UMFA featuring portals to connect us to lost loved ones and heal communal pain.
A jewelry-making program helps train artisans for steady career opportunities in Albuquerque. That may not be enough for the cash-strapped school.
In The Passage, Tucson artist Nika Kaiser reimagines endings and the possibilities of a post-human future inspired by the reemergence of Glen Canyon.
Fox Hysen, the 2022 Frederick Hammersley Visiting Artist, will present a talk at the Albuquerque Museum on April 28 and host an open studio on the UNM campus on April 21.
Julio César Morales explores cultural differences as senior curator for ASU Art Museum in Arizona, drawing on his binational experiences to address social justice issues through collaboration.
A new hanging of Clyfford Still’s work, co-curated by a cohort of young children, presents "not just boring grown-up things" at Denver’s Clyfford Still Museum.
In So That We May Fear Not at Finch Lane, photographer Jesse Meredith documents an American militia group and illustrates contradictory narratives of maleness and patriotism.
A new book, Breadth of Bodies: Discussing Disability in Dance, spotlights the voices, experiences, and art of dancers with disabilities.
If you decide to Gogh, be prepared for decent visuals, a hefty debit charge, and a pun or two at the Beyond Van Gogh projection room at Albuquerque’s Sawmill District.
UMOCA’s artist-in-residence program in Salt Lake City provides studio space and exhibition opportunities for Utah artists while enriching the local arts community.
In Celestial Movement, artist Tom Kirby's latest exhibition at Winterowd Fine Art on Santa Fe's historic Canyon Road, the artist's transcendental paintings explore the mysterious and limitless skies as the earth makes its elliptical path through space.
The For Freedoms collective, dubbed the country’s largest network of artists, cultural workers, and organizations, engages in tough and important conversations about social change through artistic civic activism.
El Paso, Texas-based Juntos Art Association tackles the power of place and the “who is heard” component of storytelling in its multi-faceted project, Icons and Symbols of the Borderland.
Dyani White Hawk (Sičáŋǧu Lakota) melds Indigenous patterns, materials, and symbolism with modernist archetypes in Speaking To Relatives at MCA Denver.
Sara Hubbs’s exhibition Soft shoulder at Everybody gallery in Tucson pays homage to the inseparability of art and life.
Houston curator Suzanne Zeller uses their curatorial platform to promote underrepresented queer narratives in contemporary photography.
Southwest Contemporary's handy roundup of choice spring 2022 art exhibitions includes shows in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah.
Bishop's Lodge is a Santa Fe landmark steeped in history, and is a distinctive venue to explore arts, dining, the outdoors, and wellness in the Southwest—whether you leave the grounds or not.