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Exhibits

Christine Howard Sandoval: Channel

This exhibition explores the complex conversations between land use and water rights, focusing on cultural continuity and fracture. Informed by research, Christine Howard Sandoval’s artworks explore the structures, materials and communities involved in managing agricultural waterways known as acequias. Working collectively, contemporary Indigenous and Hispanic people retain their water rights in New Mexico through the […]

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Nora Naranjo Morse: Gathering Ground

Throughout her career as a sculptor, Nora Naranjo Morse has confronted contradictions between what she knows as a Kha Pˈo (Santa Clara Pueblo) woman and what she observes in the world. As a young artists, she began to move away from working on traditional pottery when she understood how the art market commodified Pueblo culture. […]

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Amos Kennedy, Jr. and The Press at Colorado College

Letterpress printer Amos P. Kennedy, Jr. will be teaching a 9-day letterpress workshop at The Press at Colorado College in January of 2019. The workshop will be an open-ended experiment in the public, collaborative nature of letterpress printing. According to Amos, this show will be: “A lot of sheets of paper with ink on them. […]

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Fluid Expressions: The Prints of Helen Frankenthaler, from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation

Although widely known for her iconic “soak-stain” canvases, Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011) was an equally inventive printmaker who took risks in a medium not frequently explored by abstract expressionists. Fluid Expressions: The Prints of Helen Frankenthaler highlights the artist’s often-overlooked, yet highly original, whimsical, and powerfully evocative print production. Drawn from the collections of Jordan D. […]

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Virgil Ortiz: The ReVOlution Continues

For almost two decades, Virgil Ortiz has told the story of the 1680 Pueblo Revolt through his artwork, contemporizing the central characters as sci-fi superheroes to engage younger generations. This significant historic event is rarely taught, but represents one of our nation’s most dramatic uprisings as the Puebloan people banded together to defeat their Spanish […]

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