Artist Leah Mata Fragua on addressing climate change during her School for Advanced Research fellowship in Santa Fe.
Patina Gallery presents Urban Landscapes, a collection of metagraphs by artist Sol Hill. A native New Mexican and son of Santa Fe artist Megan Hill, this will be Hill’s second show in New Mexico.
This spring, UNM Art Museum hosts new-media artist León De la Rosa-Carrillo’s The Remix Room, which will offer visitors “six different stations in which remix can be explored as a viable strategy to conduct research and produce remixed content.”
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Zuni potter Timothy Edaakie considers himself something of a revivalist in the world of natural pottery. While conventional ceramicists opt for the speed and convenience of modern throwing and firing methods, everything about Edaakie’s meticulous approach is slow, spiritual, and aimed at celebrating the seminal work his ancestors pioneered. As 2019’s Rollin and Mary Ella King Native artist fellow, Edaakie traveled from his home on the Zuni Reservation to Santa Fe this fall to live, work, and speak at the School for Advanced Research. Specifically, he plans on re-creating two Zuni pieces from SAR’s collection using clay and other materials collected from Zuni land during his fellowship: an A:shiwi olla jar and a traditional stew bowl.
Claire Kahn’s design sensibilities are applied across a staggering range of media. From architecture to water features (she was the project designer and a choreographer on the team that designed the Bellagio fountain, among many notable others) to jewelry, she seeks to discover, distill, and express the essence of her subjects. Her upcoming jewelry exhibition at Patina Gallery, Signs of Life, explores the twelve months of the year through pieces composed of their birthstones and crocheted beads.