2019 Visual Arts

Chip Thomas: Arrowhead Village Murals

2019-11-15T17:56:01-07:00January 9th, 2019|Viola Awards, Visual Arts|

2019 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Visual Arts In 2018 Chip Thomas, the residents of Arrowhead Village Mobile Homes, and supporters created a beautiful, heart-wrenching installation that powerfully depicted the human costs of a gentrifying town. The project features a series of photographs taken by Thomas. The images are of the families that [...]

Julie Comnick: Arrangement for a Silent Orchestra

2019-11-15T17:56:01-07:00January 9th, 2019|Viola Awards, Visual Arts|

2019 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Visual Arts Arrangement for a Silent Orchestra is a painting and video project which explores the gradual dissolution of culture in contemporary society through the symbolic ruin of a personal and cultural icon,the violin. Using the violin as a metaphor, Flagstaff artist Julie Comnick raises questions about [...]

Museum of Northern Arizona: PIVOT

2019-11-15T17:56:02-07:00January 9th, 2019|Viola Awards, Visual Arts|

2019 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Visual Arts PIVOT is a collection of 100 blank skateboard decks that artists of many tribes and backgrounds transformed into a colorful and diverse collection of art. From traditional carvers to contemporary painters, the decks on display represent a pivotal moment in Native American art, as a [...]

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