What defines a photograph? Transgressions and Amplifications showcases the work of mid-twentieth-century American artists exploring that question.
Art of Change is a night celebrating artists that change the world in support of Santa Fe Art Institute.
Joey Fauerso: Wait For It at NMSU Art Museum embeds poignant metaphors in basic, somber forms to question what happens when stability is off-kilter.
GVG Contemporary debuts new artwork, a new warehouse exhibition, and studio space in Santa Fe.
WPA and New Deal artworks are highlights of a road trip across Southern New Mexico.
BlakTinx Dance Festival in Phoenix showcases works by Black and Latin choreographers, who bring their creativity to contemporary issues from Black Lives Matter to COVID-19.
Gutiérrez Hubbell House spotlights life-sustaining New Mexico acequias and reimagines museum practice with a new guest-curator program.
Minimal and sublime yet deeply visceral, Distilled Presence at Pie Projects is a curated selection of work by Dana Newmann, Signe Stuart, and Judy Tuwaletstiwa.
Tucson author Raquel Gutiérrez explores queer identity, creative communities, and life in the Southwest borderlands in her debut essay collection Brown Neon.
Santa Fe-based artist Rick Stevens's latest body of work brings scenes of immersive wilderness and lush, abundant flora to Kay Contemporary Art on historic Canyon Road.
Southwest Contemporary's 2022 reader survey results are in. Here is what we've learned so far. Plus, meet the feline members of our team.
Arts advocates in Arizona celebrate a new state budget that includes $5 million for the arts, more than doubling the state’s arts funding.
Floyd D. Tunson, one of Colorado’s most important contemporary artists, is the subject of three summer exhibitions shedding light on the breadth and scope of his sociopolitical and race-related themes.
At Sweet Pass Sculpture Park, Brook-Lynne Clark finds signs of her life on the Blackland Prairie in Big Tex is Burning, which tracks her relationship with embedded histories of Dallas.
The Hiroshima Library is a library (kind of), art installation (we think), reading room, and place for contemplation created by Brandon Shimoda at Counterpath in Denver.
Laura August joins the Rubin Center and builds on a program that nurtures connections between art and artists in Ciudad Juárez and El Paso.
In Plein Air at MOCA Tucson, artists challenge norms in paintings, installations, and video works that confront the white gaze that privileges colonizer culture and systems of oppression.
Curator Yvonne Force Villareal inaugurates Brite Force, a new arts initiative in Marfa, Texas, with an exhibition of surreal Western paintings by Will Cotton.
Kim Stringfellow presents the current iteration of her exhibition The Mojave Project, which expands ideas of the Mojave Desert and its inhabitants through transmedia representations.
In Wo/Manhouse 2022, nineteen New Mexican artists from across the gender spectrum created artworks exploring the meaning of home, gender, and inclusivity on the fiftieth anniversary of Womanhouse.
Kinfolk House’s entry to social practice art is meant to investigate community, culture, and isolation in the venue’s neighborhood of Polytechnic Heights and beyond in Fort Worth.
Hit the road this summer for Southwest art exhibitions in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah.
Curator Alana Wolf mines the University of Utah’s archives to backdrop the various occurrences of the 1970s—the formative decade in which Robert Smithson’s earthwork Spiral Jetty made its debut.
SITE Santa Fe curator Brandee Caoba’s generous yet discerning way of being in the world, the studio, and the exhibition space supports artists and audiences alike.
The exhibition Somos Southwest at Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum delivers a muted homage to the Chicano Arts Movement, primarily through works by Arizona and California artists.
Shelly C. Lowe (Diné), the first Native American to chair the National Endowment for the Humanities, is approaching her high-profile job at the granting institution through an Indigenous lens.
Southwest Contemporary announces the fourth annual 12 New Mexico Artists to Know Now and a group exhibition.
Grounded in Clay: The Spirit of Pueblo Pottery debuts at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture in Santa Fe in summer 2022.
The New Mexico Museum of Art Vladem Contemporary is set to become the Santa Fe Railyard’s newest and highest profile occupant.
Morgan Barnard is an experimental saxophonist and installation artist using interactive light play to express actualities of the land.
Artist Amelia Bauer's playful approach to the subject of ruins—ancient and contemporary—acts as a perceptual leveling device in her series On Ruins.
Mikayla Patton works with hand-made paper, sinew, beads, and embroidery to create sculptures that continue cultural traditions while reflecting the current moment.
Adrian Aguirre resides in Las Cruces where he is an educator and artist exploring issues of migration through representational drawing and painting.