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Daniela Huber comes from Switzerland, and Adrian Fuller from New York. They first met on a rooftop in Goa, India; reconnected in California; traveled to Mexico and Salt Lake City together, and now live here in Taos. Ten months ago, they started working on a project which would tell the story of an extinct tribe called the Sandwater Children. more
On an escarpment bounded by Quesnel Street and historic Kit Carson Road, there's an unassuming compound of adobe buildings occupying its uppermost two acres. In fact, you may pass it every day yet be unaware of its existence. more
Lydia Johnston is always exploring more - and deeper. Getting a new lease on life is the effect Lydia Johnston's art process has on me. After a visit to her Hondo Mesa studio last June, I walked away excited by the prospect of looking at my day-to-day life as a canvas - a specific, creative expression of whatever is flowing within me in any given moment. more
Mark Kemper, a Taos artist and musician, talked to Tempo about his new PopTiks project. more
Chelsea Reidy, the theater and programs manager at the Taos Center for the Arts, is in tune with what seeing movies in a theater is all about. She and the TCA leadership responded to the pandemic by shuttering their doors and starting a series called TCA Big Screen at Home. The series has been a hit. more
This is the second article in a series on envy. The previous one had a painting of La Tuerta, the one-eyed incarnation of evil, who floated above the Taos horizon just at dusk, tempting us with the worst of the seven deadly sins - envy. more
Apologies to Cecilia Cuff for misspelling her name in the article "Art Matters" in last week’s Tempo. We reached out to Cuff to apologize and invited her to share information about Parse Seco with our readers. more
Kid art is art Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Colorfrom the heart. Kid art is "this is me." It is an overflow of aliveness that is authentic and real. It seems that here in Taos, we live in a community where there is a background acceptance of art as a way of being human. It must have come from the centuries of village life, independent homesteaders surviving by smart craft. more
With the lockdown having shut down the town, from music venues to art galleries, theaters to parks, we are witnessing a virtual boom on the web. The folks at Seco Live have also been hard at work online this spring, creating digital opportunities to support the artistic community in Taos. more
"The thing is I don't really feel like an artist," said Marianne Farhney as we walked together sharing the wide width of a dirt road in El Prado. Marianne Farhney is a local artist who arrived in Taos shortly after graduating from the San Franscico Art School with a BA in Fine Art in 2004. The bio on her website simply states "(She) was born in Washington, D.C. and raised in the D.C. area. She has been creating, making and crafting for as long as she can remember." more
The Taos News and Tempo are asking that you videotape yourself doing what you do; draw a line, spin your wheel, throw paint, blow your horn, strum that guitar or banjo, make your voice or violin sing, slam that poem or read that story in progress. Post it to YouTube or TikTok and share the link with us! This is open to anyone in Taos County and the Enchanted Circle. more
Heritage Fine Arts just handed a $1,950 check last week (April 28) to Marci Lameman, sister of well-known Diné/Navajo artist Andersen Kee. The check is the first of more hoped-for assistance to aid folks in dire circumstances in Navajo Nation - many of whom are elderly or without electricity or running water - who are especially at risk during this current coronavirus pandemic. more
Veronica Golos is a founding co-editor of the Taos Journal of International Poetry and Art, former poetry editor for the Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion and core faculty at Tupelo Press' Writers Conferences. more
Americana singer-songwriter Max Gomez spoke to Tempo recently from his home in Los Angeles about how the coronavirus pandemic has affected his life and plans. Originally from Taos, Gomez splits his time between the City of Angels and his hometown when he isn't out on the road. Gomez has been billed opposite musicians such as Shawn Mullins, James McMurtry, Buddy Miller, Jim Lauderdale, Patty Griffin and John Hiatt. more
Tom Dixon may well be the most "underappreciated artist around," as his friend and fellow painter Peter Parks notes, but he is also one of the most respected and collected contemporary artists in Taos. more
Going digital or giving up altogether are the choices facing art galleries and small businesses in Taos, and the world for that matter, while we all wait out the lockdowns caused by the pandemic of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). more
I painted this in 2016 and it isn't the first painting that seemed to be eerily prophetic. Kurt Vonnegut says artists are like the canaries miners used to take underground to warn them of poisonous gasses humans can't detect. more
2020 Taos Talent: Painting demonstration by Eliana Kaysing more
The Taos Center for the Arts closed its doors on March 12, in accordance with the governor's emergency public health orders in response to COVID-19. But that doesn't mean it's stopped providing stimulating entertainment. more
To some it may seem inexplicable why Taos--a tiny town nestled in New Mexico’s high mountain desert--became the vortex for an American art movement of such national and international significance over the course of a century.  But to Davison Koenig, the Couse-Sharp Historic Site executive director and curator, it’s perfectly understandable. more
Artist Relief, a new coalition of national arts grantmakers came together three weeks ago to protect the country’s artists in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. They have raised $10,000,000—enough to provide 100 artists with $5,000 relief grants each week between now and September. more
There are dozens of art galleries in Taos, but women-owned galleries are still rare. Maye Torres and Georgia Gersh are two women who grew up in Taos art circles, one the daughter of a gallery owner and the other the daughter of a famous artist. Both are artists themselves, and both now have galleries that have become essential resources for the Taos arts community. more
Izumi Yokoyama and Theresa Gray belong to the continuum of artists who have followed the call to come to the High Desert since Bert Phillips and Ernest Blumenschein’s wagon wheel broke, stranding the two young East Coast artists in Taos. That was a century ago, and the stream of artists that arrive in Taos and stay, remains steady. more
Paul O'Connor's photography book "Taos Portraits" (2012), chronicles 25 years in Taos through his camera lens. As he photographed the artists who lived and worked here through that quarter century, he captured the very spirit of Taos itself, in all its maverick, outlaw glory. The bohemian, freewheeling lifestyles of these artists was even more apparent in the stories that accompanied the portraits. Many of them told by family and friends. more
It’s easy to forget how desperate people can be when deprived of freedom. Even today, with the world upended by a dangerous pandemic, freedom is often taken for granted in the west.  more
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