Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art’s compilation of contemporary Native American art was donated by Arizona attorney and art collector James T. Bialac.
The Studio Gallery’s spring show will be up through October.
“Small Talk” is as much an engineering feat as it is an art installation.
Local artist Nicole Poole shows off her late father’s work in O. Gail Poole: Flora and Felines.
Former students Joe Andoe, Linda Lou Warren, Larry Hefner and others also are featured in Legacy.
“A lot of people that get a team have done it for numerous years, but we always have room for new people as well,” he said.
“When I paint, I’m inspired by Jackson Pollock, but my style is much more aggressive. I run at the canvas, throwing paint. I injure myself,” he said as he rolled up a pant leg and showed a fresh welt. “It’s kind of like primal scream therapy with paint.”
“We can keep our creativity here, and so that’s what I was pushing with them to let them know that can happen,” he said. “That’s what this show represents.”
“[A blowgun] was the first toy typically given to boys because boy toys were miniature weapons,” Weavel said.
Current Studio curators hope to remove pressure to sell from the art-making process.