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Sandy Zane – Gallery Owner
sandyz at formandconcept.center
Sandy Zane is the owner, with her husband, Ned Bennett, of form & concept and Zane Bennett Contemporary Art. Ms. Zane is also an accomplished artist and has exhibited her prints and paintings in many solo shows as well as in more than 25 solo, juried, group, and invitational exhibitions primarily in New York and New Mexico.
Ms. Zane has served on the board of the NMSU Foundation and currently serves on the boards of Creative Santa Fe and Creative Startups. Ms. Zane and Mr. Bennett are philanthropists, contributing major gifts to Alzheimer’s research, the Safety Foundation of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and to Santa Fe area educational and arts organizations including the New Mexico Museum Foundation and New Mexico School for the Arts.
In 2012 Ms. Zane was the Remarkable Woman Honoree of the New Mexico Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Ms. Zane earned a B.A. in Arts Administration from Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. She is a private pilot and owns aircraft for recreation.
Jordan Eddy – Director
jordane at formandconcept.center
Jordan performed marketing and public relations work for galleries and museums in every Santa Fe art district before landing at form & concept. He writes for a number of local, regional, and national arts publications, and is a co-founder of Strangers Collective, an alliance of emerging creatives. Jordan was born and raised in Eugene, Oregon, where he received a BA in journalism at University of Oregon interned at Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. He is also a distance runner, with five marathons (and counting) under his belt.
Brad Hart – Exhibitions Coordinator
bradh at formandconcept.center
Brad Hart is responsible for making all the shows come together. He has a MFA in printmaking from Wichita State University in Kansas and a BFA in drawing from Arizona State University. He is a founding member of the Famous Dead Artists. The group was instrumental in revitalizing the art and gallery scene in downtown Wichita by hosting pop up exhibitions in old warehouses and local businesses as well as traditional gallery venues. He utilizes his somewhat compulsive printmaker nature to make the exhibits look their best.
Kate Martin – Marketing Manager
katem at formandconcept.center
Kate is a writer and filmmaker from Lawrence, Kansas. She strives to bring the voice and vision of form & concept’s artists to the small screen. She recently graduated from Santa Fe University of Art and Design, where she received her BFA in Film Production. Kate is a Robert Redford Scholar who has been published by HarperTeen. She enjoys eating tacos and watching dogs walk by the gallery.
Kylee Aragon – Administrative Coordinator
kyleea at formandconcept.center
Kylee Aragon was born and raised in Albuquerque, NM. She received a BFA in Art History from the University of New Mexico. Kylee began her gallery experience at Tamarind Institute, where she developed a deep love for works on paper. While Kylee is not a printmaker she is a self-proclaimed print nerd who enjoys speaking in great detail about process, paper, and the print market. She is excited to bring her passion for art to form & concept.
Shayla Blatchford — Photography Coordinator
shaylab at formandconcept.center
Growing up in Long Beach, California, Shayla had little exposure to her indigenous heritage; this sparked a curiosity within her that continues to propel her work today. In 2011, she moved to Santa Fe to pursue a BFA in documentary photography and to be closer to her family on the Navajo Nation. Since graduating, Shayla has put her photo skills to use and has been a working as a photographer since 2014. When she’s not working, she’s planning her next trip to the Navajo Nation to focus on photographing environmental issues regarding coal and uranium mining. Her idols and style icons since childhood have been a mix between MacGyver and Mary Poppins. “There isn’t anything they can’t fix, with the right perspective, that is.”