Santa Fe Reporter - Art Features http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-20-1-art-features.html <![CDATA[The Realest - Robert Williams: A punk before his time]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero
Standing in front of Robert Williams’ art is reminiscent of an awe-inspiring rock show; bright and hardcore, his work is the visual equivalent a guitar riff’s crescendo.]]>
<![CDATA[Futuristic - A newly local artist changes our perception on sci-fi and fantasy]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Whether or not you realize it, you’re already intimately familiar with the work of French concept artist Stephan Martiniere.
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<![CDATA[Tag Team - Cannupa Luger turns viewers into collaborators at the Center for Contemporary Arts]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Cannupa Hanska Luger arrived at the opening reception of his interactive installation, Everything Anywhere, in disguise.]]>
<![CDATA[Swan Song - Dancer Samantha Klanac Campanile transitions to retirement]]>
By: Emmaly Wiederholt
The career of a ballet dancer is notoriously short. In addition to injury, the demands of constant rehearsals and tours generally cause ballet dancers to hang up their shoes earlier than professionals in other dance forms.
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<![CDATA[Twice Burned - Burning Books sets its autobiography ablaze in new exhibition]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Michael Sumner and Melody Sumner Carnahan recently put their house on the market and moved into a walkup off Cordova.]]>
<![CDATA[Hi, Felicia - An artist featured at the Indigenous Fine Art Market on inspiration and identity]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero
There is muse in melancholy, and it feeds Felicia Gabaldon’s work. “My style was born out of longing for home,” the young artist says.
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<![CDATA[Outsider Art - Santa Fe’s new Public Art Purchase Program engages with far-flung audiences]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
“So I got this call from Carmichael Dominguez,” says Debra Garcia y Griego. “He was like, ‘Everyone’s talking about this bird.’”
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<![CDATA[Elaine Ritchel's Canyon Road - The founder of Santa Fe Art Tours gives us the inside scoop on how to take on the fabled street of galleries]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Santa Fe Art Tours founder Elaine Ritchel graces our print edition's arts & culture section this week, but we wanted to go a little further and see what her tour entails. ]]>
<![CDATA[15 Minutes with a World-Builder - Capriccio's set and costume designer tells SFR about his process ]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero
Capriccio’s set and costume designer gives SFR the scoop on his work for the Santa Fe Opera. ]]>
<![CDATA[Santa Fe Shuffle - Elaine Ritchel flips the script with interactive Santa Fe art tours]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
One afternoon late last summer, Elaine Ritchel wandered into the courtyard of the Historic Santa Fe Foundation on Canyon Road and pressed her palm against a wall.
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<![CDATA[The Race in This Face - Photographer’s project zeroes in on what we still haven’t learned about racism]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
What’s shocking about Jonathas de Andrade’s photography project, which reignites a study on race and class in Brazil that was completed in the 1950s, isn’t the difference made by shifting centuries and continents, it’s how little has changed.]]>
<![CDATA[Footloose - Dance show takes viewers on a contemplative ride at the CCA]]>
By: Emmaly Wiederholt
For all the contemporary forms of art Santa Fe has to offer, there’s a decisive lack when it comes to dance. Valiantly filling that hole is Ground Series, an effort spearheaded by Sarah Ashkin and Micaela Gardner.]]>
<![CDATA[Artivism - Curator Niomi Fawn builds a platform for Santa Fe artists who are fighting to be heard]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
“You are what you say you are. I’m a curator,” Niomi Fawn tells SFR. “To curate is more than just putting art on walls. It’s world bridging.”
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<![CDATA[Brick-and-Mortar - Bobby Beals and A Nigh Herndon rethink the structure of Canyon Road]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Artist A Nigh Herndon is acutely aware that his work clashes with the rest of Canyon Road.
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<![CDATA[Remixed - Craft and design crash the fine art party at Form & Concept]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
It’s Sunday evening of Form & Concept’s opening weekend, and founder Sandy Zane sits at the front desk in the shade of several massive bouquets. She’s counting out the cash drawer in preparation for closing time. In its first three days, the sp]]>
<![CDATA[Limiting Mobility - A proposed expansion of the vehicle vendors ordinance to Canyon Road would essentially cut Axle Contemporary’s mobile gallery from the scene]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
For most people who enter Axle Contemporary, the mobile art gallery housed within a retired delivery truck, the experience is one of serendipity.
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<![CDATA[Sailing toward Open Waters - Strangers Collective latest exhibit, Narrows, continues their path of bringing big returns to emerging artists]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
If you’re trying to break into a scene as well established as Santa Fe’s art world, sometimes it helps to take a few friends along—or a few strangers.
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<![CDATA[Q & A with Joe Hill - ]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
Joe Hill, 44, is touring to promote his fourth book, The Fireman. His scheduled appearance in Santa Fe on Monday, May 23, promises a trivia game with George RR Martin.
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<![CDATA[I’ll See You in My Dreams - Jared Weiss’ artwork tours through the half-forgotten and nearly suppressed]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
Like those candy-colored memories from childhood, Jared Weiss’ paintings can’t really be trusted to tell you the whole story, or to relay the details that could cue an accurate interpretation of what happened.
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<![CDATA[Seeds of Change - Art exhibit at the Roundhouse invites a conversation about our use, and abuse, of the land]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
For many years, Bobbe Besold has photographed the hands of farmers, often those she met at the Santa Fe Farmers Market, in or near their stands of produce and between customers, their fingers draped over carrots or cupping pints of berries.]]>