May 21st, 2019

Alumni SITE Scholar News: Simone Frances

Simone Frances has an exhibition of work on-view at the CFA Downtown Studio. Frances is a SITE Scholar alumni from the graduate photography program at UNM. The exhibition, Isolate To A Controllable Space, will be ... read more

May 3rd, 2019

Spotlight: SITE Scholar, Chaz John

The SITE Scholars Exhibition is here!

This week we’re featuring Chaz John, a SITE Scholar from the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA). Chaz is a Native artist with Nebraska Winnebago and Mississippi Band of Choctaw tribal affiliations, producing ... read more

March 20th, 2019

Spotlight: SITE Scholar, Hector Poveda

Hector Poveda, “Overtaking,” 2016-2018, digital print.

Hector Poveda isn’t afraid to capture deeply painful emotions through his photographs, because he has lived through them. This SITE Scholar and sophomore at St. John’s College is a self-taught ... read more

March 20th, 2019

Spotlight: SITE Scholar, Robbie Sugg

Robbie Sugg, “Cancellations,” 2018. Photo by Robbie Sugg.

Combining artistic talent with keen intellect, Robbie Sugg documents the overlooked. Through his painting and printmaking, this SITE Scholar breathes visibility into mundane ephemera. When some might throw ... read more

February 11th, 2019

Spotlight: SITE Scholar, Anangookwe Wolf

This week’s featured SITE Scholar is Anangookwe Wolf, an interdisciplinary artist in her senior year at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA). When describing the heart of her artistic inspiration, she said, “I can ... read more

January 4th, 2019

“Small Worlds” Closing Thoughts

During the third week in December, New Mexico School of the Arts (NMSA) received a visit from Trinidadian-Canadian artist Curtis Talwst Santiago. In the spirit of community and education, a small class of students from ... read more

December 11th, 2018

“Infinity” : Curtis Talwst Santiago

It’s winter time again for the Northern Hemisphere.  For many, winter time also marks the beginning of SAD.  That’s Seasonal Affective Disorder, aka, Seasonal Depression, or Winter Depression.  I grew up in upstate NY.  There, the lake effect ... read more

December 5th, 2018

Reflections on “Na’ashjé’íí Asdzáá”: Part Three

In 2012, while attending the Maryland Institute College of Art, I enrolled in a performance workshop, co-taught by Joyce Scott.  Joyce Scott is an incredible woman and artist.  Her work lives in collections at the ... read more

November 28th, 2018

Reflections on “Na’ashjé’íí Asdzáá”: Part Two

As Eric-Paul Riege’s performance continues, he leaves the hooghan and begins to travel outside the museum walls.

Riege moves forward with wings flapping up and down, and metal aglets swaying.  He no longer walks ... read more

November 28th, 2018

Reflections on “Na’ashjé’íí Asdzáá”: Part One

“Casa Tomada” is a 1946 short story by Argentine writer Julio Cortázar.

In English, the title of the book is “House Taken Over.”

Eric-Paul Riege is an artist who’s work sets up shop and ... read more