Morgan Barnard is an experimental saxophonist and installation artist using interactive light play to express actualities of the land.
12 New Mexico Artists to Know Now
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.
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.
Artist, activist, and curator Nikesha Breeze creates ritualistic art to explore intergenerational trauma and healing.
Artist Emily Margarit Mason creates staged, surreal photographs that translate the physical world from something seen to something felt.
Artist Sarah Siltala uses masterful techniques to create flashes of awareness that visit most of us infrequently—instances of total presence.
Artist Shannon Christine Rankin works with maps to depict new, reimagined, and ever-changing geographies.
Designer and textile artist Josh Tafoya blends traditional patterns and techniques with contemporary fashion in stunning and masterfully crafted designs.
Artist Izumi Yokoyama's drawings depict the natural world, exploring the relationship and fragile balance between living and dying.
Artist Andrés de Varona’s photographs show his perspective on human life, addressing loss, conflict, and grief.
Shoshannah White finds inspiration in environmental science and the climate, sparked by the interaction of raw materials and the photographic process.
Artist Catie Soldan uses experimental darkroom techniques to represent the emotional qualities of nature in her fine-art photography.
Artist nicholas b jacobsen works to untangle the genocidal practice of removing Indigenous people from their immemorial homelands.
Artist Isadora Stowe's work explores the landscape of the mind as it relates to the physical environment. She creates an all-encompassing vision with a visual vocabulary that is both personal and builds on the universal.
Artist Tommy Bruce's many-sided art practice comments on identity construction, often through his real-life renderings of furries.