Josh Tafoya ushers New Mexico’s rich textile history into the contemporary world of fashion and design, keeping old traditions alive and telling new stories within his work.
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.
Phoenix-based artist Estrella Esquilín talks about her evolving studio practice, in which community is as important as the construction materials and experimental animation she uses to address identity and place.
The Ucross Residency Program near Sheridan, Wyoming, supports artists in an obligation-free program on a working ranch that’s all about creativity, bonding, good eating, and resting.
Rough Gems, a curatorial fellowship at Denver’s Union Hall, provides funding and gallery space for emerging local curators.