Book your stay at SFAI through Airbnb during the month of December! Spend a holiday in Santa Fe and support SFAI’s mission at the same time. SFAI is a community inspired to create positive social change through creativity. Our beautiful facilities connect you to Santa Fe’s international art scene and the stunning New Mexico landscape. […]

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Blog: A Note from the Director

Sometimes current events, even local events, can feel massively abstract, and their reverberations in our lives can feel tiny, inconsequential. And sometimes events, though thousands of miles away, can feel devastatingly relevant and even heartbreaking. As I write this, Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court by a Senate vote of 50-48. Though this […]

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SFAI In the World / October 2018

  TRUTH & RECONCILIATION ARTISTS 2018 / 2019  Andrea Chung’s The Mess You Made exhibition is open through November 18 at Hawthorne Contemporary   EQUAL JUSTICE ARTISTS 2017 / 2018  Highlights from Shaun Leonardo’s performance at the Guggenheim Alicia Inez Guzman, receives a Fulcrum Fund grant to start a collective for QTPOC artists Portrait of the […]

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Dawnland Film Screening

  New Mexico PBS and Santa Fe Art Institute Present a Free Preview Screening of Dawnland A documentary by By Adam Mazo and Ben Pender-Cudlip, Dawnland tells the story of the first government-sanctioned truth and reconciliation commission in the U.S., investigating the devastating impact of Maine’s child welfare practices on Native American communities. With intimate access to this […]

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Artist Talk: Yu-Hsuan (Frida) Wu

SFAI Taiwan Ministry of Culture Fellow, Yu-Hsuan (Frida) Wu, will give a talk on Thursday, October 18 as part of our new monthly series. To learn more about Yu-Hsuan (Frida) Wu visit her bio page. Frida is a teacher at the Democratic Education School in Taiwan called ‘Holistic’ and has published two bilingual books combining photography and […]

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Truth & Reconciliation: A Creative Context

Join us for our Truth & Reconciliation launch event, with Dr. Estevan Rael-Gálvez and SFAI Truth & Reconciliation artists in residence. Artists Lynnette Haozous, Liat Berdugo, Sarah Cohen, and Leonardo Rua will present their local and international work alongside Dr. Estevan Rael-Gálvez, who has been integral in guiding a truth and reconciliation movement throughout northern […]

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BLOG: Intentional Algorithms

For the past 4 years, I have been on an incredible journey that started with a quest to befriend a social humanoid robot that mimics my identity. My relationship with the robot led to years of thinking about artificial intelligence (AI) as it relates to the future of people of color and non-dominant cultures in […]

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Artist Talk: David McCauley / Open Studios

SFAI Creative Access Fellow, David McCauley, will give a talk on Thursday, September 27 as part of our new monthly series. David McCauley is a mixed media artist based in Miami, Florida. His work blends design, sculpture, typography, and repurposed materials. McCauley’s urban contemporary artwork is held in prestigious private collections worldwide and has been featured […]

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SFAI In the World / September 2018

  The Defining Detritus show in Santa Monica highlights SFAI Alumni Nuttaphol Ma’s latest work, Kit tung dai, deh yah sieh jai. Equal Justice Resident, Niomi Fawn, exhibits Wild Home at Stranger Collective in Santa Fe through September 29 Equal Justice Resident, Bel Falleiros, will be exhibiting her work as part of the Governors Island Residency exhibit, Water Art is […]

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Nuttaphol Ma’s Work Profiled in Pasatiempo

SFAI Alumni Nuttaphol Ma’s exhibition Walk with Me profile in Pasatiempo What is a migrant if not a traveler, a nomad, a wanderer? Nuttaphol Ma, an alumni fellow at the Santa Fe Art Institute, has been engaged in a continuous journey since 2011, when he began his project The China Outpost, which he describes as “a […]

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