Meet the artist behind Western Blue at form & concept.
Thais Mather is an installation artist born and based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Spanning sculpture, printmaking, painting, new media, and installation, Thais’ work explores themes of feminism, authorship, mythology, the objectification of culture and women’s labor. Mather has been a student and teacher of feminism for a decade. She holds an MFA in installation art and feminist theory from the Vermont College of Fine Arts where she is now a Graduate Professor of Art. She is a recipient of the Shipley Swan Fellowship for Printmaking, the Levin Lutz Fellowship for Installation and Research, and the LewAllen Grant for Educators. She has been featured in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and fairs across the country, including Gallery Sonja Roesch (Houston) and Select Art Fair (New York) among others.
Mather also owns and operates Good Folk Gallery in Santa Fe, NM with her husband, artist Todd Ryan White. The focus of Good Folk Gallery is to support and create careers for folk artists from Northern New Mexico and Oaxaca, Mexico.