form & concept

Friday, February 10, 5:00 pm – 11:59 pm

form & concept

435 S Guadalupe St, Santa Fe, NM 87501 , Santa Fe NM 87501

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Judy Chicago at form & concept

Friday, February 10, 5:00 pm. Reception to follow. 
The Women's International Study Center (WISC) presents a special dialogue between artist Judy Chicago and Chad Alligood, curator at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Alligood is writing an article for an upcoming monograph by the National Museum of Women in the Arts, which will cover every era of Chicago's remarkable career.
Through a fellowship with WISC, Alligood will travel to New Mexico to engage Chicago in a public discussion about her diverse creative explorations in the 1960's and 1970's. Over the course of the evening, a fascinating chapter of Chicago's life will unfold. It's the beginning of a monumental project that will engage 18 writers across the world. Seating is limited, so please email us to request a press pass and materials for the special event. There will also be a standing room with live video of the event, and an online broadcast.
In addition to Friday's public dialogue, form & concept will present a new performance piece by local art group Victory Grrrls on Saturday, February 11 at 3:00 pm. Playing on feminist themes that Chicago has explored throughout her career, Niomi Fawn, Thais Mather and Lucy Madeline will illuminate the continued vitality of the powerful social movement that has been bolstered by Chicago's artworks and activism. 

Shifting Landscapes: 3rd International SDA Member Juried Exhibition 

Opening Friday, February 24, 5-7 pm.

Artists from the Surface Design Association (SDA) will reinvent the map using felt, cotton, silk, string and countless other fibrous materials in the 3rd International SDA Juried Exhibition at form & concept. The gallery is pleased to announce Shifting Landscapes, an exhibition that explores traditional and contemporary interpretations of place by artists, designers and makers working with or inspired by fiber or textile materials and techniques. 

Bunny Tobias: Elegance of Mutation

Open through Sunday, February 19.
Bunny Tobias presents new artwork made from reclaimed materials—and a fierce philosophy of recycled art—in Elegance of Mutation, a solo exhibition of surreal sculptures. 

Gabriel Craig & Amy Weiks: Kin

Open through Sunday, February 19.
For their new exhibition at form & concept, artists Gabriel Craig and Amy Weiks revved up their time machine. Kin was a chance for the artists, who co-founded a nationally renowned metal fabrication studio in Detroit, to delve into the human history of objects and tools—and explore their own past in the process.

Radical Jewelry Makeover Artist Project

Open through Sunday, February 19.
Those tangled chains, unmatched earrings and banged up bracelets sitting at the bottom of jewelry boxes are exactly what jewelry artists participating inRadical Jewelry Makeover  want to get their creative hands on. RJM draws attention to the creativity and skills of local jewelry designers, reveals the stories behind our personal collections and encourages re-consideration of our habits of consumption.