Catch up on southwest arts headlines from August: people on the move, grants awarded, artist representation, and more.
Catch up on local arts headlines from July! People are on the move at local institutions, grants and scholarships have been awarded.
In lieu of a fair in the flesh, IFAM organized a virtual festival taking place this week with streamed presentations and artist talks, culminating in a virtual gala and auction presentation Friday evening that will help fund the Market, artist education programs, and year-round public programming.
Catch up on local arts headlines from April, May, and June! People are on the move at local institutions, grants and scholarships have been awarded, archives collected, and more.
516 Arts in Albuquerque, a partner in the Regional Regranting Program of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts through its Fulcrum Fund, pivoted its 2020 grantmaking to provide emergency relief to 66 artists and thirteen artist-driven visual arts spaces experiencing economic instability during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In New Mexico, twelve organizations are the recipients of NEA grants totaling $1,007,000. Among them, Wise Fool New Mexico received an Art Works award of $30,000 for circus arts training and performances. SITE Santa Fe received $20,000 for a major retrospective exhibition of work by Brazilian artist Regina Silveira.
The Weekly 5×5 is Southwest Contemporary’s top five picks of things to do for the next five days. At least that’s what it was until our to-dos became homebound during […]
Ramona Sakiestewa grew up in the American Southwest where the land and sky informed her artwork. Over 30 years ago her artwork began in tapestry weaving. In 2009, Ramona began focusing on constructed works on paper as a new medium. Using printing, painting, and drawing, the artist layers shapes, colors, and textures to form a dimensional lexicon for the constructions.
May’s Reading List, Southwest Contemporary’s monthly compilation of worth-while writings from around the art-world internet, includes multiple takes on the question of how art, the role art plays in the world, and the mechanisms of the art world will have changed during and following the global COVID-19 pandemic.
George Casey, owner of Lost Padre Records in Santa Fe, has curated a list of five records to listen to now. A longtime record collector and DJ, George brings us a truly eclectic mix of bonafide jams. Lost Padre Records re-opened last week and are also offering curb-side pick-up and shipping. All the records listed here are available at Lost Padre. Put a record on, turn it up.
Rania Matar, SHE May 15–July 3, 2020 Reception: June 6, 6–8 pm Richard Levy Gallery is pleased to present a selection of nine photographs by Rania Matar from the series […]
One of the great fixtures of a Santa Fe summer is Santa Fe Opera, who recently announced the cancellation of its 2020 season due to the pandemic. Since we can’t go see the stunning sets in person, we’re revisiting our SFO behind-the-scenes series, which has profiled the champions who make up the Opera’s scene, props, and costume shops, and detail the way they turn dream-like ideas into dream-like realities.