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.
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 […]
Southwest Contemporary has compiled a list of resources that may be useful to our community members at this time. This list will be updated as new information and new resources become available. Check out the most recent updates as of May 20!
In a letter author George Saunders wrote to his creative writing students at Syracuse University, he discusses the importance of paying attention and recording this time. That this is the time the world needs our eyes and ears, for later it is our records that will tell the stories of the 2020 pandemic. So, with that in mind, we’ve gathered some ideas to inspire and guide taking notes, processing, and creating. Making the records. Making some art.
Richard Levy Gallery presents New Work: Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture, a solo exhibition of colorful minimal pieces by Jeff Kellar. He creates beautiful surfaces through the application of many layers of acrylic resin and clay pigment onto paper, aluminum panels, and woodblocks. Each layer is methodically sanded and buffed leaving the surface smooth and modulated. Playing with illusion, ambiguity, and space, Kellar uses these ultra-flat surfaces to form dimensional compositions.
The Weekly 5×5 is Southwest Contemporary’s weekly email newsletter with our 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 the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re now sharing five things to enjoy from home, and this week we are focused on creative activities for kids in quarantine captivity.
This exhibition is the culmination of Tonee Harbert’s first nine months at the Roswell Artist-in-Residence program. A photography exhibition that shows the southeast New Mexico landscape with surreal and melancholy beauty, and is relevant during the pandemic, showing an absence of people, while referencing marks of humanity on the landscape.
Jessica Zeglin: A Quiet But Not Empty Place March 6—March 28, 2020 The city of Albuquerque grows interlaced with the high desert grasslands it inhabits. These grasslands are not vacant […]
We know many artists, arts professionals, arts and culture organizations are in difficult situations now and facing uncertain futures in the coming months. Southwest Contemporary has compiled a list of resources that may be useful to our community members at this time. This list will be updated as new information and new resources become available.
As an invited guest of the family, Jan Butchofsky was asked to witness the Coming of Age Ceremony of two maidens during two separate celebrations and was honored to bear witness to these sacred and very private preparations and ceremonies.