La Trampa Gráfica Contemporánea in Mexico City and Familia Printshop in Dallas engage in a long tradition of Mexican printmaking. The two print shops also illustrate the power of collaboration.
At Denver Month of Video, Experience a Medley of Video Art, Exhibitions, Performance Art, and Untraditional Cinema
Denver Month of Video founders Jenna Maurice and Adán De La Garza present a diverse array of video arts throughout July 2023 at venues across the city.
Eric J. García’s Latest Community Mural and Video Game Allow Players to Interact with Colonial “Aliens”
Ogden Contemporary Arts’s second artist in residence Eric J. García invites us to scrutinize the principles upon which American history and identity are based in a dazzling and multifaceted artistic project.
Shane R. Hendren, a New Mexico-based artist, storyteller, and so much more, has won a $100,000 Maxwell/Hanrahan Foundation Award in Craft, one of the nation’s largest awards in the discipline.
Leadership changes at the Arizona Commission on the Arts could impact how the state agency spends the $5 million allocated for arts and culture in Arizona’s 2024 budget.
Junk Drawer is an inclusive queer techno dance party in Denver featuring installations by local artists who bring together social-justice politics and joy.
People from MARS: The History of Movimiento Artistico del Rio Salado, a Phoenix-Based Chicano Artist Collective
Movimiento Artistico del Rio Salado, or MARS, a Phoenix-based artist collective, became an inclusive home for Chicano and Indigenous artists starting in the 1970s.
Arizona Biennial 2023, a six-month showcase at the Tucson Museum of Art, includes sixty-seven works by fifty-six artists selected by curator Taína Caragol.
Denver's public art collection boasts outstanding examples of monumental outdoor sculptures and includes works by Hebert Bayer, Sol LeWitt, Anthony Magar, Beverly Pepper, Bernar Venet, and more.
Arizona Artists Take Umbrage at a Proposed Development in Phoenix’s Already Gentrified Roosevelt Row
Chicago-based tequila and taco restaurant Federales wants to set up shop in downtown Phoenix’s Roosevelt Row. Artists and arts leaders aren’t having it.
Moab Arts Reuse Residency program in Utah, which attracts worldwide artists to make pieces out of rubbish, challenges the concept of detritus and trash.
Danny Lyon—photographer, filmmaker, ally of marginalized people, and heart-on-sleeve wearer—is celebrated in an Albuquerque Museum exhibition featuring selections from a prolific sixty-year career.
“I Really Like the Way You Respect Native American Rights”: The Native Guide Project by Anna Tsouhlarakis
The Native Guide Project by Colorado-based artist Anna Tsouhlarakis (Navajo, Creek, Greek) comprises twenty-three phrases on billboard vinyl and Instagram posts that counter stereotypes of Native people and Native art.
Utah Valley University is set to open a new museum inside of an old manor. The debut super exhibition, The Art of Belonging, centers BIPOC voices with connections to Utah.
Center for Contemporary Arts Santa Fe, which recently announced permanent closure after forty-four years, has reversed course and plans to partially reopen in the city's shaky arts nonprofit landscape.
Making Visible at the ASU Art Museum upends white narratives of the colonized West with contemporary ruptures.
The Resnick Center for Herbert Bayer Studies in Aspen, Colorado, preserves and celebrates the legacy of the Bauhaus-affiliated artist with the inaugural exhibition Herbert Bayer: An Introduction.
Cecilia Vicuña’s Expansive, Community-Centric MOCA Tucson Sculpture Riffs On Ancient Andean Communication Technology
Cecilia Vicuña created the site-specific installation Sonoran Quipu at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson with materials shared by community members and through a deeply collaborative process.
Joel Swanson and other neon artists, with the help of Denver institution Morry's Neon Signs, are fueling a new wave of neon conceptual art.
Ever wish your city had more arts funding? Learn how artists and arts allies in Phoenix are working to make it happen through the city’s budget process.
In Pueblo, Colorado, a stacked and growing arts community supports high-quality arts programming that is accessible to everyone, including those who have fled unsustainable inflation in the big city.
Jiyoun Lee-Lodge of Salt Lake City grapples with themes of isolation and belonging—in comic book-style works influenced by Korean folk art—in her ongoing Waterman series.
Luis Jiménez’s monumental sculptures are found all over the country. Why is the artist not more well known?
The Gift, a creative and scientific immersive art installation at Colorado College, considers diverse social, cultural, and ethical perspectives in science.
A new Art of the Skateboard USPS stamp series that includes work by Di’Orr Greenwood (Diné) will be dedicated this weekend as part of the 2023 Cowtown Phoenix AM skateboarding competition.
The Oak Street Alley Mural Festival in Phoenix’s Coronado neighborhood gives community members a chance to meet and talk with local artists whose live painting reflects diverse styles and themes.
In Speaking with Light, Contemporary Indigenous Photographers Showcase Their Lenses at the Denver Art Museum
Speaking with Light: Contemporary Indigenous Photography, a first-of-its-kind retrospective now at the Denver Art Museum, celebrates Native culture while confronting settler colonialism.
The Horacio Rodriguez-curated exhibition and auction Boombox Benefit at UMOCA, a multi-artist showcase of ten ceramic pieces patterned from Rodriguez’s 1980s childhood boombox, aids ten different social justice-centric organizations.
Bingo Studios, a pandemic project of artists Lance McGoldrick and Josh Stuyvesant that includes studios, a gallery space, and a fabrication shop, recently opened to fanfare.
The making of The Thief Collector, a true-crime documentary about the theft of Willem de Kooning’s Woman-Ochre, parallels the Arizona Museum of Art’s journey of prepping the artwork for display after a thirty-seven-year absence.
Art Detour, the thirty-four-year-old annual studio tour, has shifted course to match Phoenix’s shrinking arts enclave.
Container in Santa Fe, an offshoot of Turner Carroll Gallery, offers a model that prizes artists, curators, and artwork—some saved from the ultimate demise—over profit.
Michael Anthony García, an Austin-based artist and curator, creates installation, video, and sculptural work that explores personal questions of identity and cultivates community.
Contemporary woodworker Autumn T. Thomas has developed a collection that speaks to her embrace of ancestry, community, and exploration of self.
Eco Build Lab co-founder, earthship builder, and educator Kirsten Jacobsen describes the delicacy and environmental factors integral to green building construction and action.
Kimball’s Peak Three Theater has closed after the death of owner Kimball Bayles. Community leaders are coming together to try to save Colorado Springs’s only independent movie theater.
Smoke the Moon, which moved from its original Marcy Street location to Canyon Road in March 2022, uplifts emerging artists and cultivates young collectors and artists in Santa Fe.