Nicholas Herrera: Puppy Love

Photo: ©Tom Quinn Kumpf   Northern New Mexico folk artist Nicholas Herrera once lived a reckless lifestyle, one that led him to a near-death experience at the young age of twenty-five. A car accident put him into a coma, and what turned out to be a cleansing spiritual experience shifted his trajectory in life. "It... Continue Reading →

Shoot Portraits, Not People

This November, EVOKE Contemporary’s Railyard gallery space transforms into a military cache with Jason Siegel and Keith D’Angelo’s innovative sculptural art installation, Shoot Portraits, Not People. Sniper rifles, Uzis, claymore mines and even a 1947 Willys Jeep will occupy the gallery in a jarring and immersive display of military paraphernalia. Upon closer inspection of this... Continue Reading →

Eerie Myths & Fantastic Fables: New Work by Aron Wiesenfeld

  “The world will never be anything other than the perception of my own senses,” says California artist Aron Wiesenfeld, whose painted and drawn figures exist in realms of uncertainty, fantasy and ominous mystery. Elongated and innocent young adults, characterized by their childlike faces and figures, are caught in pivotal moments during exploratory ventures. The... Continue Reading →

Introducing Hannah Shook to EVOKE Contemporary

“The tactility of paint leads me into my creative process,” explains Colorado artist Hannah Shook. “It’s the beauty, presence, expressiveness and power of the paint itself.” Shook finds just as much contagious “life force” in her medium as she does in the living, breathing landscape that is her subject. Dramatic swaths of oil paint give... Continue Reading →

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