BLOG: My Existence is My Resistance

Photo By: Winoka Begay, Location: Shiprock, New Mexico, Title: “Change begins with the people, not the politicians” By Winoka R. Begay, MA “The fact is, not everyone shares the philosophy that shouting out loud is the best way to solve problems. Not all compassionate, caring people think burning cities or throwing rocks is going to bring […]

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Midtown Campus Project

In February, the Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI), in partnership with the City of Santa Fe, announced a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to select up to five (5) design and planning teams to envision the future of the campus of the Santa Fe University of Art and Design (“Midtown Campus”). The Selection Committee chose 5 […]

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Spring SFAI140

  Join us for our Spring SFAI140! SFAI140 is an event unlike any other: 1 night, 20 inspiring talks & performances, 140 seconds each. With twenty speakers in one evening, the energy and ideas shared are electric. Come witness incredible work, visit open studios, make connections, and leave inspired.    Matt Brown Director of Economic Development […]

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Resident Led Events

PLAYSHOP: CREATING BELOVED COMMUNITY SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2-4PM |AT SANTA FE ART INSTITUTE | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC SFAI local Artist-in-Residence Veena Vasista and Wise Fool NM Managing Director Carol Schrader invite you to join us in a two-hour playshop to explore connections between art-making and creating Beloved Community. Together we will play […]

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SFAI Blog: The Radical Experiment We Call a Residency

  Centered on a courtyard with cerulean walls that seamlessly flow into an unobstructed view of the sky, SFAI’s unique building reminds me in many ways of a big, beautiful petri dish. Inside, ideas and actions incubate with limitless potential among the flux of remarkable people living and creating within its walls. While SFAI does […]

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Design for Good

Design for Good: Lecture & Discussion with Michael Murphy & John Cary 6:30-8:00PM | January 25 | At Santa Fe Art Institute | 1600 St. Michaels Dr.   Join us for a lecture and conversation about how design excellence can heal, promote equal justice, and bring about lasting social change with Michael Murphy of MASS […]

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SFAI Blog: The Psychology of an Artist’s Residency

BY  HEATHER ROBINSON OF TIGER TOE COLLECTIVE,  SFAI EQUAL JUSTICE RESIDENT   Before I left for my first artist residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute, I Googled what to expect. I needed to find out how to deal with all the anxiety that was coming up for me. It was way more than was […]

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Truth & Reconciliation Residency: 2018-2019 Theme

  TRUTH & RECONCILIATION THEMATIC RESIDENCY | 2018-2019 From September 2018 through August 2019, SFAI will bring together 70 artists, creative practitioners, content experts, and innovative thinkers from all over the world to explore how uncovering and acknowledging the truth can be used as a means of reconciliation. SFAI believes that the process of truth-seeking […]

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