Open Studios / Truth & Reconciliation Residents

SFAI’s June Truth & Reconciliation Residents will be hosting open studios on Friday, June 21. Take a look at our Current Residents & Fellows page for more information about the Truth & Reconciliation Artists and their work. This event is free and open to the public.    

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PROCESS Freeman & Murphy

Process is an intimate monthly gathering that features a presentation by a SFAI Artist and a conversation about their work and process. Heather D. Freeman and Jeff Murphy are independent visual artists who often collaborate on projects, especially when their conceptual concerns parallel one another. Though they both work with digital technologies, each artist brings their […]

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BLOG: Time Moves On and Change is Constant

Time moves on and change is constant. Reflecting on the city’s growth and urban development, I think back on the time when I was a child. I grew up north of Santa Fe. I saw the town as a special place built for people to enjoy.  I recall those days that our family walked around […]

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Ancestral Ink / A Symposium Honoring Indigenous Tattoo Traditions

Ancestral Ink: A Symposium Honoring Indigenous Tattoo Traditions brings together Indigenous tattoo practitioners and cultural bearers from the Pacific and North America who are the forerunners in the revival of traditional cultural practices, providing an informative, engaging and inspiring forum that celebrates the resurgence and resilience of Indigenous peoples and traditional tattooing practices. Ancestral Ink […]

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Five Santa Fe art groups awarded $170,000 from NEA

Five Santa Fe arts organizations hauled in a combined $170,000 in National Endowment for the Arts grants announced Wednesday.. The Santa Fe Art Institute got the lion’s share, an $85,000 grant from the NEA’s Our Town program, which supports partnerships between arts organizations and municipal governments to revitalize neighborhoods. This money will go toward “culture […]

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Open Studios / Truth & Reconciliation Residents

SFAI’s May Truth & Reconciliation Residents will be hosting open studios on Friday, May 24. The May residents are multidisciplinary artists and natives of the Yukon, Ontario, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Japan, with some now residing in Vancouver, Portland, Albuquerque, Phoenix, and Philadelphia. Their works range from perceptions around atomic history to issues of colonization […]

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SFAI In the World / June 2019

TRUTH & RECONCILIATION 2018 / 2019 Anja Marais awarded Florida 2019 Contemporary Art Prize STORY MAPS FELLOWS 2019 Hazel Batrezchavez interviewed by KUNM on her experience with the Santa Fe Dreamers Project as a Story Maps Fellow  STORY MAPS FELLOWS 2018 Heidi K. Brandow featured in Diversity in Action Magazine EQUAL JUSTICE 2017 / 2018 Shaun Leonardo in Mirror/Echo/Tilt Exhibition through September […]

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“Although framing cannot always contain what it seeks to make visible or readable, it remains structured by the aim of instrumentalizing certain versions of reality. This means that the frame is always throwing something away, always keeping something out, always de-realizing and de-legitimating alternative versions of reality, discarded negatives of the official version.” – Judith […]

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PROCESS Gina Palacios

Process is an intimate monthly gathering that features a presentation by a SFAI Artist and a conversation about their work and process. Gina Gwen Palacios highlights an underrepresented geographic and cultural narrative, specifically the people and land from South Texas. Her artistic practice is based on research and reflection of her Latino family history, personal narrative […]

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UNDOING: A Workshop / Lorene Bouboushian

On Saturday, May 18, SFAI Truth & Reconciliation Artist Lorene Bouboushian hosts Undoing: A Workshop. What needs to be undone in order to do? Can a quest for liberation, and a path toward resistance, begin with our flesh and blood, and the energies and histories we contain? Can a quest for liberation and a path […]

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