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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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SFAI BLOG: AN ARTIST TALKS BACK TO POWER BY GUILLERMO GÓMEZ PEÑA RADICAL PERFORMANCE ARTIST, REVERSE ANTHROPOLOGIST, & SFAI EQUAL JUSTICE RESIDENT       Ex-timado Señor Trump,   I want to thank you for so many things tonight.   First and foremost, I thank you for expanding my political vocabulary to include illustrative words such […]

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SFAI Blog: The Fight for Our Existence, A Letter to Rebel Artists

BY ROBERT GOMEZ HERNANDEZ, SFAI DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNICATIONS It knocked me to the floor. There I was, a fourteen year old Mexican American boy wearing baggy pants, on the pipeline to becoming another Chicano statistic of poverty, gangs, and substance abuse. I was in the castle of Chapultepec in Mexico City, and I […]

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Kingian Nonviolence Training

Kingian Nonviolence Training: Introductory Training Led by Dr. Bernard Lafayette Jr. & Jonathan “Globe” Lewis October 27-28  |  9AM-6PM  |  At SFAI  |  Register at SCLCNM.ORG Join the Southern Christian Leadership Conference New Mexico Chapter at SFAI for a  2-day introductory training to Kingian Nonviolence philosophy and methodology. The training will be lead by Dr. Bernard Lafayette, Jr. […]

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SFAI Blog: Creativity in a Time of Injustice

BY KOURTNEY ANDAR, SFAI WORKS MANAGER & VETERANS FOR PEACE NATIONAL BOARD VICE PRESIDENT Take a moment to think back on a memorable progressive social movement in which you have participated. Think about the elements of the movement that stirred the most palpable sense of emotion in yourself and others – the parts of it […]

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SFAI Blog : Why it Matters to Publicly Fund Art

  BY SFAI EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, JAMIE BLOSSER As SFAI Executive Director, I am excited to launch our inaugural SFAI Blog Post! The SFAI Blog is intended to provide insight into current events and our annual themes, and to highlight the work of our talented artists in residence as well as innovative thinkers and engaged citizens […]

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