Arizona artists Merryn Omotayo Alaka and Sam Fresquez incorporate unconventional materials including synthetic hair to explore identity and culture at Phoenix’s Lisa Sette Gallery.
Ann Morton tackles divisive politics with The Violet Protest, a Phoenix Art Museum exhibition that, once deinstalled, will be mailed piecemeal to every member of the United States Congress.
Artist Adriene Jenik puts a human face on the tragedy in Afghanistan with her Data Humanization Project, which examines the impacts of America’s militarized culture.
Southwestern universities—including Arizona State University, the University of New Mexico, the University of Colorado Boulder, and more—are working to increase equity, interdisciplinary study, and tangible career skills in graduate arts.
As voting rights and the DACA immigration program took hits in Texas, Arizona artists Gloria Martinez-Granados and Joan Baron remain committed to John Lewis’s renowned call to make “good trouble.”
Pandemic precautions, new arts leadership, and the growing footprint of developers leads to uncertainty for Tempe, Arizona artists, who wonder what’s next for the local arts scene.
Kristin Bauer creates text-based artworks that explore the ways words and images influence our perspectives and interpretations of interior and exterior spaces.
Voice-Over: Zineb Sedira centers the revolutionary power of culture while amplifying the complexities of history, identity, memory, and resistance.
Lisa Sette explores contemporary society by curating compelling exhibitions characterized by conceptual and aesthetic rigor at Lisa Sette Gallery in Phoenix, Arizona.
Arizona Latinx artists M. Jenea Sanchez and Gabriela Muñoz collaborate to shift conversations about labor, identity, and gaze in Division of Labor at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art.
The National Endowment for the Arts is accepting applications for $135 million in American Rescue Plan grants designed to help arts and cultural organizations recover from the pandemic.
Arizona-based Indigenous, Latino, and queer poet Natalie Diaz earns 2021 Pulitzer Prize in poetry for Postcolonial Love Poem.