Aug. 1, 2014

This Week's SFR Picks

Newsletters

Choose your newsletter(s):
* indicates required

SFR Events

Special Issues

 

 
Home / Articles / Arts /  Arts Valve

Burn, Baby Burn!

Like a phoenix rising...

Arts Valve He’s not necessarily what you’d call a looker. He’s scrawny, big-mouthed, feeble and bug-eyed. Then there’s the hair…don’t even get me started on the hair.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 Enrique Limón

In Your Face, Kermit!

Erin Currier proves just how easy it is being green

Arts Valve A woman of contrasts, she’s dressed in a delicate black slip paired with army boots; possesses both supermodel looks and Diego Rivera technique; and, though soft-spoken, creates artwork that speaks volumes....

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 Enrique Limón

Blame It on the Frames

Local business struggles to survive amid big-box competition

Arts Valve Sixty-two-year-old Josie Lucero is used to the almost nonexistent foot traffic at Emmanuel’s, her Cerrillos Road frame shop. “Oh God, it’s gone down,” she says of the current state of the framing indust...

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 Enrique Limón

Face Booked

Sarah Nolan finds inspiration in the darndest places

Arts Valve Manning the sleepy desk at the Plaza Galeria space where her first solo show, Innercapes hangs, Sarah Nolan is used to low foot traffic. “It’s mostly tourists and sandwich lovers,” she says, referencing t...

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 Enrique Limón

Paper Rub

X marks the spot

Arts Valve Continuing the lo-fi aesthetic of their latest exhibit, CutGlueFold, Axle Contemporary presents The Flatfile Show­, a paper-driven curatorial experiment that shines a spotlight on the most basic of mediums.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 Enrique Limón

No Reserve

Stan Natchez keeps it all in the family

Arts Valve One step inside Stan Natchez’ gallery and it’s clear he’s not your conventional Native artist. “I paint to understand the world that surrounds me,” he says, as he swiftly applies gold leaf to an 8-fo...

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 Enrique Limón

Proud Teri

Teri Greeves beads ‘em to the punch

Arts Valve “I’m a beadworker first. If you want to call me an artist, that’s fine,” Greeves says modestly, even though one of her pieces—a pair of beaded Converse high-tops—resides in the Smithsonian’s Nat...

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 Enrique Limón

Momma Said Knock you Off

Roger Shimomura makes it pop

Arts Valve As witnessed in his latest show, An American Knockoff, seasoned artist Roger Shimomura’s work walks the line between political statement and absurdity. A product, he says, that spawns from spending his format...

Friday, August 10, 2012 Enrique Limón

Three Blind Heists

Trio of art thefts rattle local gallery

Arts Valve It was billed as a homage to the likes of Ed Ruscha, Wallace Berman and Ed Kienholz, but Eggman & Walrus’ Ferus seemed marred from the get-go.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 Enrique Limón

Cumera Obscura

Artist Ben Haggard is click-crazy

Arts Valve The first thing you notice upon entering Ben Haggard’s Second Street studio is a desk that’s seen better days, lined in freezer paper and covered with globs of colorful acrylic paint. “I call it my dispos...

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 Enrique Limón
 
« Prev 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 Next »
 
Close
Close
Close