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June 2017
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Summer Artist Talk: NoiseFold

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
form & concept,
435 South Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Move over, hammer and chisel. NoiseFold's sculpture installation at form & concept was generated in the digital world, and forged in the legendary glass studio of Dale Chihuly. Transdisciplinary artists Cory Metcalf and David Stout, who collaborate under the name NoiseFold, are known for combining visual art, music and interactive cinema into artworks that manipulate the senses and stretch the imagination. The centerpiece of their exhibition, a series of blown glass forms titled Metamorph, emerged from an unexpected project with master glass…

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ArtBeat Santa Fe: Jared Weiss & Rebecca Rutstein

June 28 @ 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
form & concept,
435 South Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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This weekend, form & concept debuts two new painting exhibitions, Rebecca Rutstein: Fault Lines and Jared Weiss: He's Either Dead Or It Was His Birthday. Weiss is a Santa Fe artist who draws from Freudian theory and his own memory to create compositions infused with a sense of déjà vu. Rutstein, who lives in Philadelphia, explores geometric abstraction with a vision inspired by scientific data. Kathryn Davis of ArtBeat Santa Fe will interview both artists on Facebook Live on Thursday, June 29. Tune in…

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July 2017
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Summer Artist Talk: Rebecca Rutstein

July 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
form & concept,
435 South Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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When your painting studio is set adrift on the open sea, things can get a little messy. Philadelphia-based painter Rebecca Rutstein spent her last three artist residencies in close quarters with oceanographic cartographers, examining never-before-seen images of the ocean floor and translating what she learned into undulating, semi-abstract paintings. She grew accustomed to the constant motion of the boat and its unpredictable effect on her brushstrokes. In Fault Lines, her first-ever solo exhibition in New Mexico, Rutstein returns to dry…

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Summer Artist Talk: Elana Schwartz

July 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
form & concept,
435 South Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Sculptor Elana Schwartz continues form & concept's Summer Artist Talks series. She will speak about her artwork on Saturday, July 8, 2-3 pm. The talk takes place during form & concept's One-Year Anniversary Exhibition, featuring new artwork from all of the gallery's represented artists. Biography Elana Schwartz is a wood sculptor from New Mexico. She has been drawn to the use of statuary as a conduit between the physical and metaphysical; concrete objects transcend the inherent limitations of the physical and provide a channel through which…

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Summer Artist Talk: Debra Baxter

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
form & concept,
435 South Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Sculptor and jewelry designer Debra Baxter continues form & concept's Summer Artist Talks series. She will speak about her artwork on Saturday, July 15, 2-3 pm. The talk takes place during form & concept's One-Year Anniversary Exhibition, featuring new artwork from all of the gallery's represented artists. Biography Debra Baxter is a sculptor and jewelry designer who combines carved alabaster with crystals, minerals, metals, and found objects. She received her MFA in Sculpture from Bard College in 2008 and her BFA from the Minneapolis College…

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Summer Artist Talk: Jared Weiss

July 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
form & concept,
435 South Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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Jared Weiss has forgotten much of his subject matter. Or rather, the scenes that he paints are often buried somewhere deep in his unconscious. Reviving suppressed memories can be a dangerous game, but the Santa Fe artist has some heavy hitters on his side: Sigmund Freud, Jacques Lacan and Slavoj Žižek. Weiss draws inspiration from the famous line of psychoanalysts in his new solo exhibition at form & concept, He’s Either Dead or It Was His Birthday. Opening Friday, June…

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August 2017
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In Process Jewelry Demonstration: Robert Ebendorf

August 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
form & concept,
435 South Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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RSVP on Facebook. “It’s about not being afraid to put diamonds and pearls with broken glass and bone,” says Robert Ebendorf. The master jeweler’s mixed-media philosophy comes from nearly six decades of working with found objects. When you’re a self-proclaimed “gleaner,” life is an endless treasure hunt. Ebendorf’s innovative work has landed in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum. As form & concept's newest represented artist, Ebendorf…

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Summer Artist Talk: Armond Lara

August 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
form & concept,
435 South Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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RSVP on Facebook. Painter and sculptor Armond Lara continues form & concept's Summer Artist Talks series, and reveals plans for a monumental sculpture project he will complete in collaboration with numerous artists over the coming year. The talk takes place during form & concept's One-Year Anniversary Exhibition, featuring new artwork from all of the gallery's represented artists. Biography Armond Lara was born in 1939 in Denver, Colorado and raised in Walsenburg, a coal mining town in southeastern Colorado. His mother was of Navajo…

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November 2017
Free

Reckless Abandon: A Reading

November 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
form & concept,
435 South Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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RSVP on Facebook. At this special event, Thais Mather will read excerpts from writings that span two years of her creative process, which culminated in the body of work for Reckless Abandon. "I'm really contemplating humanity: how culture began, where we are now, and where that might evolve," says Mather. Reckless Abandon comprises hundreds of artworks that will fill form & concept's ground floor, tracing thousands of years of natural and human history. Reckless Abandon opens at form & concept…

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December 2017

Holiday Makers Workshop

December 2 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
form & concept,
435 South Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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RSVP on Facebook. These days, seamless slabs of glass and metal are hot holiday gifts, but unique and hand-hewn objects are making a serious comeback. The makers who exhibit artworks and jewelry at form & concept are living proof of this phenomenon, and they’ll gather this holiday season to celebrate the traditional tools and techniques that bolster their contemporary creativity. The public is invited to sip cider, munch on gingerbread cookies and engage with form & concept artists at the…

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