Santa Fe Reporter - Art Features http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-20-1-art-features.html <![CDATA[Rainbow Connection - Turner Carroll Gallery gives teen artists a leg up in Albuquerque Academy exhibition]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
The average price tag at Turner Carroll Gallery on Canyon Road runs in the thousands of dollars, but the gallery mounts one show each year where even the largest artworks cost only a few hundred bucks.
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<![CDATA[Fresh Oil - Patrick McFarlin begins again in an impromptu exhibition at Phil Space]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
“Hold on, I may have tucked it back here,” Patrick McFarlin says. He’s rustling around in the corners of his studio, in search of a small oil painting that’s just popped into his head.
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<![CDATA[Justice in Process - With an eye towards intersectionality, Santa Fe Art Institute reimagines its residency program]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
In the political turmoil of the past weeks and months, the staff at the Santa Fe Art Institute has had personal links to some of the biggest headlines.
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<![CDATA[Renaissance - Artworks—and ideas—are reborn in Santa Fe Community Gallery exhibition program]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Rod Lambert usually gets about 70 to 100 portfolios when he puts out a call for artists for a Santa Fe Community Gallery show.]]>
<![CDATA[Call for Artists - Former SFUAD students create expansive digital showcase for emerging artists]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Andrea Vaca, the co-founder of Knack Magazine, was finishing her sophomore year at College of Santa Fe when the university announced it was closing.
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<![CDATA[Sonic Youth - Performance Santa Fe courts a younger audience by tapping two insiders]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
When Lily Carbone and Cav Cavanaugh launched the Facebook page “Friends of Performance Santa Fe” on New Year’s Day, they didn’t wait around for people to happen upon it.
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<![CDATA[Crossroads - On the eve of the 18th Offroad Productions show, Michael Freed looks back]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Michael Freed vividly remembers the first time the room hit capacity at Offroad Productions. It was the opening reception of I Want to Believe (Maybe), a group exhibition curated by local artist Erika Wanenmacher in January 2015.]]>
<![CDATA[For Keeps - Jared Antonio-Justo Trujillo storms downtown Santa Fe with a diverse alliance of contemporary artists]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
It’s two weeks before the grand opening of Keep Contemporary, and artworks lean against every wall of the small, subterranean space on West San Francisco Street.]]>
<![CDATA[A Non-Binary Experience - Anastasio Wrobel remixes ourconcept of gender]]>
By: JC Gonzo
Diverging from the traditional coloring book mold, The Non-Binary Coloring Book challenges the notion of coloring within the lines both figuratively and literally.]]>
<![CDATA[Same Old Story - Mural on Santa Fe County building inspires conversation on public art]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
The mural started to take shape in mid-November, swirling across the face of the Santa Fe County Human Resources building on West Alameda Street.
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<![CDATA[The Gateway Drug to Art - Fashion and recycling join forces to resurrect and inspire]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero
The Recycle Santa Fe Arts Festival turned 18 this year, and with it came a huge assortment of fine arts created from discarded materials.]]>
<![CDATA[Change of Address - 5. Gallery makes a big move to the Rufina corridor]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
It started with a cease-and-desist letter. Max Baseman had been running an art gallery out of his kitchen in a casita on Galisteo Street. It was Unit 5, and the black number by the door was the gallery’s de facto sign.
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<![CDATA[History Seer - Art Shay’s America]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero
Lifelong photojournalist Art Shay says that his favorite photo shoot was with the legendary Marlon Brando. He tells SFR—during a phone interview from his home in Chicago—that the superstar asked Shay for lady tips.
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<![CDATA[Radio Star - Hutton Broadcasting kills ArtBeat, but Kathryn Davis forges onward]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
“Here’s who was going to be on the show,” says Kathryn Davis, pulling out a little blue calendar and flipping through its pages. “Next week, we had ViVo Contemporary and the photographer Jennifer Esperanza.
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<![CDATA[American Radical - Road-tripping, ground-breaking, bone-collecting Georgia O’Keeffe]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero
Carolyn Kastner sees Georgia O’Keeffe as a true experimental creative, a radical thinker and artist who may not get all the historical credit she deserves.]]>
<![CDATA[Reappropriation - How resurrecting an ancient Egyptian goddess reclaims history]]>
By: JC Gonzo
Andrea Isabel Vargas and Patti Levey’s two-woman show, Resurrecting Isis, grabbed my attention based on the title alone.
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<![CDATA[The Arrivals - SCUBA’s Outer Local is a crossroads for New Mexico origin stories]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
“This was a play on the pop cultural references of New Mexico,” says Sandra Wang. “You know, pickup trucks and aliens!” At her feet is a little white box full of soil sourced from a streambed in La Cienega.
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<![CDATA[The People’s Pottery - Smithsonian teams up with Poeh Cultural Center for homecoming and renewed study]]>
By: Jason Strykowski
Three years ago, Native art scholar Bruce Bernstein had an epiphany while looking at an antique picture. The image from July 25, 1903, struck the tribal historic preservation officer at the Pueblo of Pojoaque as significant.
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<![CDATA[The Last Supper - Justin Crowe invites six living souls—and 200 spirits—to dinner]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
“Thank you guys for coming,” says Justin Crowe. “There are over 200 people mixed into a glaze and then covering functional pottery, which is the functional pottery that you guys are going to eat off of today.”
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<![CDATA[Photo Set - Edition One brings Santa Fe’s diverse contemporary photography community into focus]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
“Photography is kind of an isolating field,” says Jerry Courvoisier. “You’re always in your own world and trying to produce your work.”
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