This year is a landmark year for many of New Mexico’s arts institutions, some of which are celebrating their centennials and other significant anniversaries.
2022 New Mexico Field Guide
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.
Albuquerque artist Caroline Liu paints images that teeter between the real and the imaginary.
Artist Terran Last Gun (Piikani) creates ledger drawings, prints, and murals that translate Indigenous culture and cosmology into geometric explorations of color, shape, nature, and sky.
A native of Albuquerque’s South Valley, Eric J. Garcia imbues political art with personal experience.
Albuquerque-based artist Welly Fletcher’s sculptural practice activates lines that question normative gender roles, sexual orientation, and identity.
Santa Fe-based Tigre Mashaal-Lively creates large-scale interactive sculptures influenced by Afrofuturism, solarpunk, and mycopunk.
New Mexico-based artist Nina Elder explores geology, ecological processes, and deep time while addressing social justice and transformation with materials like radioactive charcoal, stardust, and pulverized guns.