Form Festival at Arcosanti

In the canyons of Arizona's high desert lies the otherworldly eco-city of Arcosanti. Each May 1,500 participants gather for Form, a weekend of creative immersion, adventure and retreat. The festival embraced Phoenix's arts community in a meaningful way, and we were proud to participate along with fellow artists and contributors.   The Fortoul Brothers had a strong visual presence, showcasing murals and selling prints and shirts at Form's general store. Lauren Strohacker and Kendra Sollars reimagine traditional wildlife encounters in a contemporary format - through technology in an urban space with human inhabitants - as seen in their visual projections of Animal Land. and Phoenix based artist Andy Brown drew flowing blue waves on an old water tank: The most...

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SHORTCUT GALLERY is located inside FRAMED EWE and PHX GENERAL at THE COLONY.  We feature a new local artist every month or so and throw a Partay!   Current show is "AT PLAY"  A collection in composition, palettes, and scheme to evoke “desert play”.Collaborative Paintings by Faith Christiansen Smeets // Michelle NunesFaith Christiansen Smeets is made up of a long line of artists, pioneers, campaigners, and soldiers. She was educated in the school of hard knocks, the halls of UCLA, in church pews, at art galleries abroad, and through a stint in the Nation’s capitol. She is an artist in her homeland: the desert. faithchristiansensmeets.comMichelle Nunes is a graphic and textile designer dwelling in central Phoenix. Her Portuguese roots in...

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