In Context - New Mexico in the Art World

516 ARTS and Southwest Contemporary present a public forum about the place of New Mexico within the context of the greater art world. The forum takes place in conjunction with the exhibition Southwest Contemporary's 12 New Mexico Artists to Know Now, their annual look at some of the most interesting and engaging artists working in the state. The forum features Louis Grachos, Philips Executive Director of SITE Santa Fe, Jadira Gurule, Art Museum and Visual Arts Program Manager at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, Nancy Marie Mithlow (Chiricahua Apache), writer, curator, and professor at University of California, Los Angeles, and Marina Perez, scholar, educator, culture worker, and Ph.D. student at University of New Mexico. The forum will be moderated by Lauren Tresp, publisher and editor in chief of Southwest Contemporary, and co-curator of Southwest Contemporary's 12 New Mexico Artists to Know Now.