Bringing It All Back Home reveals that Patrick Kikut is an unsentimental explorer of the West, manifesting an intrepid curiosity and respect for the land through which he moves.
José Villalobos’s exhibition Fuertes y Firmas at Big Medium in Austin defiantly extracts beauty from brutality.
Cey Adams, Album Cover Designer of Iconic Public Enemy Record, Receives the Retrospective Treatment in North Texas
The first Cey Adams retrospective displays more than four decades of the artist’s commercial collaborations with global brands and hip-hop visuals that include Public Enemy and Beastie Boys album covers.
Curated by Erin Joyce, the small-scale exhibition at ASU Art Museum posits big questions about art and craft, resistance and identity.
Paper Trails challenges the preconceived notions of contemporary art and engages in aesthetic and conceptual conversations. On view through December 23 at Zane Bennett Contemporary Art in Santa Fe. Paper Trails […]
Amanda Dannáe Romero and sheri crider discuss the Sanitary Tortilla Factory exhibition featuring the work of system-impacted youth and the role of art in creating social change in New Mexico.
Donna Zarbin-Byrne’s solo exhibition at Arts Fort Worth immerses viewers in fantastical representations of ecosystems from Texas and Hawai’i in the wake of climate crisis.
Nani Chacon, Hand and Machine, and Working Classroom PAHTIA Mural Collaboration Celebrates Healing, Empowers Education
Nani Chacon, Hand and Machine, and Working Classroom student artists collaborated to create PAHTIA, an interactive, site-specific space for healing via art and technology at Albuquerque’s National Hispanic Cultural Center.
Tiny Tree, Kelly Lynn Jones’s second solo exhibition with The Pit in Palm Springs, celebrates the harmony of the natural world, bringing light and texture into focus.
Ben Aleck's exhibition at the Nevada Museum of Art looks at thirty years of work by the artist and Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe member who has witnessed key Native American political moments.
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith provokes conversations about Indigenous peoples and transforms the contemporary art canon with her long-overdue career retrospective.
MyLoan Dinh: Unsettled Provisions and Nancy Rivera: No Present to Remember open Friday, November 3, 2023, and run through January 14, 2024.
Mythopoetica: Symbols and Stories at the Palm Springs Art Museum fuses past and present to imagine a future for the inland Southern California region.
If the Sky Were Orange: Art in the Time of Climate Change looks at global warming with a right brain/left brain lineup of scientists, journalists, and artists.
Roswell artist-in-residence Alex Boeschenstein takes inspiration from things seen in the skies in Visionary Rumor at the Roswell Museum.
The Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery at Weber State University presents Coincidences, a multimedia project and contemporary movement experience exploring shared isolation.
Todd Dobbs’s captivating journey of AI-generated imagery and its complex relationship with human perception—packaged in a witty exploration of art and technology—challenges assumptions about the “typical American.”
Mestizo Institute of Culture and Arts Unveils New Gallery in a Celebration that Commemorates Past, Present, and Future
The Mestizo Institute of Culture and Arts, a Salt Lake City organization that promotes marginalized artists, aims to revitalize its mission with a new exhibition space centered on community-based programming.
Check out these Southwest art exhibitions for fall 2023, featuring the churning creativity of community, the crisis of climate change, and cowboys.
Rat Fink Museum, curiously located in rural and religious Utah, celebrates Ed "Big Daddy" Roth’s inventive style that continues to influence present-day contemporary art.
Mi Gente: Manifestations of Community in the Southwest considers the complexities of a community shaped by colonization and migration. On view September 1, 2023–February 3, 2023, at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College.
Ellen Berkenblit’s exhibition In Motion at Tamarind Institute surveys the New York-based artist’s continuing collaboration with the renowned lithography workshop in Albuquerque.
The New Mexico Museum of Art presents To Make, Unmake, and Make Again, an exhibition showcasing the life's work of the multi-faceted artist Rick Dillingham. The exhibition is on view October 7, 2023–June 16, 2024 in Santa Fe.
Exhibition by “Under-Understood” Louise Nevelson Reclaims the Late Artist’s Place in American Art History
The World Outside: Louise Nevelson at Midcentury at the Amon Carter takes a fresh look at the influential artist through a historical lens, and argues that the world shaped her.
Amy Ernst, who "tried to run away" from her art-making family legacy, which includes Philipp, Max, and Jimmy Ernst, showcases abstract surrealist collages at Sedona City Hall.
While many of the figures in UMOCA’s A Greater Utah are familiar, the ambitious scope of the project allows for new perspectives outside of the state’s metropolitan center.
Jared Steffensen: Nosey Taily and the Leftover Review Features Sculptural Transformations from Busted Skateboards
Jared Steffensen, a Salt Lake City-based artist and curator, repurposes broken skateboard decks into enigmatic, nearly inexplicable sculptural artworks in the Current Work exhibition Nosey Taily and the Leftover Review.
Kimball Art Center completes the year-long exhibition project Between Life and Land with the closing chapter entitled Crisis.
Groundswell at the Nasher Expands the Conversation Around Land Art to Include a Multiplicity of Perspectives
Groundswell: Women of Land Art features twelve artists—some names familiar, some fresh—all working concurrently yet in the shadow of their male Land Art counterparts.
The Rita Deanin Abbey Art Museum in Las Vegas, dedicated to the late artist, traces Abbey’s prolific but underappreciated career that remained cemented in Southern Nevada.
Denver artist Trey Duvall combines digital, mechanical, manual, and natural tools in order to explore a multitude of concepts in his durational installation RETURN/SWEEP.
Complementing and circumventing traditional gallery relationships, artists in Colorado find financial and material support through corporate and private clients via third-party advisors.
Richard Levy Gallery Presents a Gallery Reception for Painting Scenarios by Mick Burson and Terri Roland
Richard Levy Gallery is present the two-person exhibition Painting Scenarios by Mick Burson and Terri Roland with a gallery reception on Saturday, September 9, 6-8 pm.
If you can find it, Wyoming’s uranium mine ghost town Shirley Basin will surprise you with a treasure trove of eclectic art from Hyperlink and Land Report Collective members.
Horizons: Weaving Between the Lines with Diné Textiles Connects Native Artworks Past and Contemporary
Horizons at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture pairs historical and contemporary weaving with photography and other media to create connections across materials, time, and lands.
Jammie Holmes’s first solo museum exhibition celebrates the lives of everyday Black folk while continuing the rich tradition of Black figurative painting.
Salt Lake City–based artist Lenka Konopasek disrupts and decenters anthropocentrism with her three-dimensional paper sculptures, whose prickly paper strips instill aversion and attraction, as if growing out of the wall.