Closer Look: “Grrl” by Kristine Poole

“Much of my work deals with women’s experiences and the power that words have to define and shape the realities we live in,” says Santa Fe sculptor Kristine Poole. Poole’s fired clay sculptures are anatomically correct female forms whose bodies are wrapped with written words or long form texts. From a distance, these carved messages... Continue Reading →

Francis Di Fronzo: The Golden Hour

  “The Golden Hour, Part 3” by Francis Di Fronzo is a 30” x 60” watercolor, gouache and oil painting featuring the artist’s familiar empty boxcars, which balance quietly on a stark horizon line of seemingly endless train tracks. Their worn, skeletal bodies have a lonely presence, one that evokes nostalgic romance or even a... Continue Reading →

Kent Williams: Zoetic Trinity

  Kent Williams' paintings and drawings are provocative, complex, and ambiguous as they blend figurative realism with obscuring abstraction. For his solo show, "Zoetic Trinity" Williams incorporates another medium into his powerful body of work with a series of traditional photographs, which further draw us into his chaotic narratives. Photography is an important part of... Continue Reading →

Introducing the Surreal Works of Johan Barrios

The surreal paintings of Colombian artist Johan Barrios transmit feelings of discomfort and awe through strange and ominous imagery. His painted or sketched figures are rendered as inanimate objects in lifeless or uncomfortable postures, detaching them from human identities. Barrio’s subjects are further dehumanized through their relationships with other inactive elements such as sheets, plants... Continue Reading →

Corazón y Alma

Opening December 29th, Corazón y Alma, Spanish for Heart and Soul, will feature a variety of heart-shaped wall sculptures by Nicholas Herrera, created in the New Mexico artist's typical folk art style. Herrera is an Outsider artist who primitively utilizes natural pigments, wood, tin and recycled metal as artful materials. Herrera often refers to his work as... 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 →

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