From the artist talk for the group exhibition, "Salt Pillars."
Eric Cousineau is a photographer with artistic and commercial practices. He holds a degree in photography from Oakland Community College and received a BFA from College of Santa Fe in 2003. Cousineau studied with documentary and art photographers David Scheinbaum, Steve Fitch, Nancy Sutor, and Tony O’Brien. Born in Iowa City and raised in Flushing Michigan, Cousineau currently resides in Santa Fe, NM.
As part of Cousineau's participation in form & concept's latest group show Salt Pillars, the artist treated curious patrons to a discussion of previously unexhibited photographs and selected works from his American Motel series. The talk was moderated by gallery director and curator Jordan Eddy. The following transcript is excerpted from that talk, and has been edited for clarity and brevity.
From the artist talk for the group exhibition, "Salt Pillars"
Andrés Mario de Varona is a first-generation Cuban-American artist who was born in Miami and now lives and works in Northern New Mexico. Since relocating to the high desert, Varona has been obsessed with life, imbuing his recent work with a palpable sense of resilience that lies beneath the raw, mysterious surface of the images he creates.
As part of Varona's participation in form & concept's latest group show Salt Pillars, the artist treated curious patrons to a discussion of selected works from his TRIALS series moderated by gallery director and curator Jordan Eddy. The following transcript is excerpted from that talk. The transcript is a dialogue between Varona, Jordan Eddy, and to a certain extent, TRIALS family member Marcia Reifman. The transcript has been edited for clarity and brevity.
Art enthusiasts and political activists gathered at form & concept on September 9th to witness internationally acclaimed artist Chaw Ei Thein perform a conceptual piece within her solo exhibition WANTED. The performance aimed to convey the social and political realities of living under a military dictatorship. Relive the performance with these event shots by Byron Flesher.
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Artist Reception: Armond LaraFriends, family, collectors, journalists, and curious art enthusiasts gathered at form & concept on August 18th to celebrate the return of local legend and internationally renowned artist Armond Lara. Relive the magic with these event shots by Byron Flesher.
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An Intimate Portrait of Life and Art as One with Tom and Ravenna Osgood
Read a Q&A with Tom and Ravenna Osgood about their joint show, Our Place: to the moon and back on a rocket ship from Rome, compiled from Tom’s last interview. Light-hearted in character, this conversation paints an intimate portrait of Tom’s rich life and Ravenna’s promising artistic career. Stop by form & concept on April 28th from 5-7 pm to experience Tom and Ravenna’s cosmically connected art space.
We are forever grateful to the Osgood family for allowing us to conduct this interview in their home. The interview transcript has been edited for clarity and brevity.