Two Cultures, One Family, a group exhibition curated by Dr. Erika Abad at the Marjorie Barrick Museum in Las Vegas, constitutes a cross-cultural call and response.
Current Work, founded by longtime arts advocate Tiffini Porter, raises the contemporary art bar in Salt Lake City. The gallery also fills several sudden gaps in Utah's creative ecosystem.
Visiting an exquisite private art collection nestled in the Colorado Rockies devoted to Jasper Johns, Emilie Trice wonders: is his work relevant in this day and age?
Jorge Rojas’s retrospective Material Witness at Granary Arts in Ephraim, Utah, showcases a quiet yet still tenacious side of the Salt Lake City-based artist.
Patrick Dean Hubbell’s exhibition Tack Room at Gerald Peters Contemporary in Santa Fe serves up a powerful discourse that challenges the representation of Indigenous peoples.
Nancy Rivera’s Laborious Practice Pulls a Thread Between Her Art-Making Process and Her Immigration Experience
Salt Lake City artist Nancy Rivera illustrates the immigrant experience in a series of complex and time-consuming embroideries.
Diego Rodriguez-Warner: Iteratives at Rule Gallery in Denver subverts and reinforces historical permutations of beauty.
The Internal Place: The Call of New Mexico in the Works of Esteban Cabeza de Baca, Patrick Nagatani, Lucy Raven, and Richard Tuttle
Artists Patrick Nagatani, Richard Tuttle, Esteban Cabeza de Baca, and Lucy Raven attest to the nature of the poetics of place through artworks centered on the New Mexican landscape.
Of Mushroom Clouds and Yellow Dirt: Southwest Artists Reflect on Devastation and Hope Through Anti-nuclear Art
Artists across the Southwest reflect on the region's nuclear history and its fallout in their anti-nuclear artworks.
The Contour of Feeling at the Denver Botanic Gardens introduces Colorado audiences to immense, organic cedar sculptures and other large-scale works by artist Ursula von Rydingsvard.
Hills Snyder entered the multiple spaces of Jeffrey Gibson: The Body Electric in daylight, but left in a twilight state.
Fall back into these Southwest area art exhibitions in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah.
Eugene Newmann, a pioneering artist of the New Mexico abstract art scene, presents Abstraction and Figuration at Pie Projects in Santa Fe.
In Denver Art Museum’s Who Tells a Tale Adds a Tail, Latin American millennial artists transform narratives rooted in collective memory and the virtual realm of cyberspace.
Brenda Kingery (Chickasaw Nation) is a contemporary artist and champion of women’s empowerment around the world, now showing at Glenn Green Galleries in Santa Fe.
Merry Scully, former New Mexico Museum of Art head of curatorial affairs, is leaving the state with a heavy heart but with an eager eye towards Southern California.
In Self-Determined at CCA Santa Fe, thirteen Native artists address the environment, mythology, traditions, technology, and more.
Utah video artist VHS Vic (Victor Blandon) shows his audience how to find magic in the mundane, the goofy in the serious, and the artistry in making a pizza.
The recent destruction of Santa Fe’s Multicultural mural caused fierce controversy, but its little-told history reveals tough questions about authorship and cross-cultural collaboration.
Urban Pop in Bountiful, Utah offers a unique opportunity to see big names, but the exhibition fails to situate artists within the movements to which the show claims they belong.
Southern Utah Museum of Art and Modern West exhibit concurrent shows in Utah examining the legacy of abstract expressionism in the Southwest, featuring Taos Moderns Beatrice Mandelman and Louis Ribak and contemporary arts Shalee Cooper and Arlo Namingha.
Art meets nature in four Colorado gardens and outdoor installations—creating space for meditative contemplation and divine catharsis at Aspen Art Museum, Chatfield Farms, Greenbox Arts, and the San Luis Valley.
Five emerging artists explore experiences of the African Diaspora in And Let It Remain So, a Phoenix Art Museum exhibition that assesses family, home, displacement, identity, and Black representation.
Son de Allá y Son de Acá brings together sixty contemporary Chicano/a and Latino/a artists from Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas across four Albuquerque art galleries.
Borna Sammak’s exhibition america, nice place at Dallas Contemporary conceptually and materially questions popular American archetypes and the redundancies of cultural consumerism.
Emily Margarit Mason challenges the limits of the still image by placing photos into alternative settings—whether baking one into a cake or rearranging another into an abstract collage.