The process-oriented work of Brie Ruais—a Santa Fe-based artist who makes conceptual and gestural performance art for a new generation—recenters artmaking in the body.
Step into air-conditioned contemporary art bliss with our Southwest art guide for summer 2023 at these exhibitions in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah.
The sixth article in our Financial Literacy for Artists series by Tamara Bates gives artists a template for analyzing time, revenue, and values.
A Dream Deferred at Southern Utah Museum of Art explores the Black experience and inequality in education, wealth, and housing. The exhibition is on view through September 23, 2023.
A Greater Utah, a major survey at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, aims to be more representative of regional artmaking than the predecessor show, Utah Biennial: Mondo Utah.
Scorpio Palace, the creation of Lauren Zwicky and Michael Stone, invites visitors to experience community-focused hypnotic art and music while keeping alive the spirit of DIY creative incubator Rhinoceropolis.
In the next installment of our Financial Literacy for Artists career series, Tamara Bates dishes practical tips on managing uneven income sources and provides several real-life examples.
The Modern and Contemporary Art Galleries in the Denver Art Museum have a whole new energy, thanks to Rory Padeken, whose thoughtful curation led to reorganizing the spaces by theme.
The Lightning Field—a vestige of the conceptual, minimalist, and earthwork movements of the mid-20th century by Walter De Maria—provides visitors with multiple, discrete ways of encountering the art object.
Manjari Sharma and Eric Tillinghast, an exhibition exploring water and the figure, opens at Bishop’s Lodge Auberge Resort on July 20 with a special projection event.
Our Financial Literacy for Artists series continues with advice on managing uneven income, especially for artists that might be moving from full-time W-2 income to part- or full-time self-employed earnings.
Colorado Photographic Arts Center’s New Location Brings Welcome Changes to the Sixty-Year-Old Organization
Colorado Photographic Arts Center, considered a regional hub for the art of photography since 1963, recently moved into new and improved quarters in Denver's Golden Triangle cultural district.
Bruce Nauman: His Mark at SITE Santa Fe—Nauman’s first solo exhibition in New Mexico—features never-before-shown work by the internationally celebrated artist.
In Designed to Move, the microscopic is magnified in Taylor James’s photographs of Colorado Plateau seedpods, revealing a design intelligence humans can only hope to approximate.
Art Santa Fe's 2023 program features a focused look at several cutting-edge artists and a series of outstanding projects by leading galleries and institutions.
Pencil on Paper Gallery extends the line of Black-owned galleries that trace the foundational practices of accessibility, inclusivity, and representation among art spaces in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
La Trampa Gráfica Contemporánea in Mexico City and Familia Printshop in Dallas engage in a long tradition of Mexican printmaking. The two print shops also illustrate the power of collaboration.
Celebrating its 23rd edition, Art Santa Fe features a curated selection of international exhibitors featuring one-of-a-kind works for sale in a gallery-style venue July 14–16, 2023.
Modern Desert Markings at the Barrick Museum of Art in Las Vegas showcases contemporary takes on classic Land Art works by Michael Heizer, Walter de Maria, and Jean Tinguely.
At Denver Month of Video, Experience a Medley of Video Art, Exhibitions, Performance Art, and Untraditional Cinema
Denver Month of Video founders Jenna Maurice and Adán De La Garza present a diverse array of video arts throughout July 2023 at venues across the city.
The third article in our Financial Literacy for Artists series explores financial building blocks for mid-to-late-career artists: understanding social security, buying property, and managing career peaks and valleys.
Eric J. García’s Latest Community Mural and Video Game Allow Players to Interact with Colonial “Aliens”
Ogden Contemporary Arts’s second artist in residence Eric J. García invites us to scrutinize the principles upon which American history and identity are based in a dazzling and multifaceted artistic project.
Shane R. Hendren, a New Mexico-based artist, storyteller, and so much more, has won a $100,000 Maxwell/Hanrahan Foundation Award in Craft, one of the nation’s largest awards in the discipline.
The second article in our Financial Literacy for Artists series explores financial building blocks for mid-career artists: charging for your time, diversifying revenue streams, and planning for the future.
Leadership changes at the Arizona Commission on the Arts could impact how the state agency spends the $5 million allocated for arts and culture in Arizona’s 2024 budget.
Bobbi Walker, owner and curator of Walker Fine Art, blends aesthetics with business in her downtown Denver space that seeks to recast the “commercial gallery” stigma.
Junk Drawer is an inclusive queer techno dance party in Denver featuring installations by local artists who bring together social-justice politics and joy.
In the debut article of our Financial Literacy for Artists series, Tamara Bates, founder of the dots between fellowship, explores financial building blocks for artists at the beginning of their careers.
People from MARS: The History of Movimiento Artistico del Rio Salado, a Phoenix-Based Chicano Artist Collective
Movimiento Artistico del Rio Salado, or MARS, a Phoenix-based artist collective, became an inclusive home for Chicano and Indigenous artists starting in the 1970s.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park celebrates the centennial anniversary of this special national park in a new exhibition at the Carlsbad Museum, May 30–October 25, 2023.
Jessica Kinsey heads a small but growing team at the Southern Utah Museum of Art, a Cedar City institution that aims to replace culturally insular stereotypes with a community focus.
In From Source to Mouth, artist Erin Elder takes a multifaceted, community-sourced approach to researching Monument Creek in Colorado Springs.
Isabelle Plat, an artist based in Paris, France, brings a new definition of portraiture to Taos in a new exhibition at the Wright Contemporary, opening on June 10 with a reception 4-6 pm.
Arizona Biennial 2023, a six-month showcase at the Tucson Museum of Art, includes sixty-seven works by fifty-six artists selected by curator Taína Caragol.
Denver's public art collection boasts outstanding examples of monumental outdoor sculptures and includes works by Hebert Bayer, Sol LeWitt, Anthony Magar, Beverly Pepper, Bernar Venet, and more.
The Santa Fe Railyard Park + Plaza is a site of creative collaborations, with recent projects presented in collaboration with the Railyard Park Conservancy’s Railyard Art Project and local arts organizations.
Celia Álvarez Muñoz’s first career retrospective at MCASD presents a rich body of work by the celebrated Arlington, Texas-based artist, who is committed to the complexity of stories from the U.S.-Mexico border.