Arizona Biennial ’09 will be held at the Tucson Museum of Art in Tucson, AZ., July 11 – September 26, 2009.
Guest juror: Tim Rodgers, the Chief Curator at the New Mexico Museum of Art.
Brief Description: ‘Not only does this exhibition highlight some of the most innovative art created in this state, but it showcases the subtle shifts in imagery, stylistic impulses, and conceptual foundations to reveal how Arizona’s artistic community participates in the broad dialogue of contemporary art.’
411 artists entered, 44 were selected. The exhibit consists of 50 works, including video.
Here are only a few examples, including my own…of those subtle shifts in imagery, stylistic impulses and conceptual foundations…
Catch it in person if you get the chance.
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From my current body of work,
A Constant Vital Commotion.
Vital Commotion #2
Mixed Media on Canvas
35″ x 45″
Phoenix artist James Angel.
And Tucson’s Melinda Esparza
Tempe’s Grant Wiggins
Acrylic on Canvas
Machine for perpetual motion
47″ x 96″