CENTER Artist Labs

 An exhibit, presentations, discussion, performance, street art, and a billboard!
Check out some of the images of the resident's productive month here

CENTER Artist Labs is a one-month residency offering artists a place to experiment with new methods of engaging audiences. This unique residency offers artists critical support during the projects final stages with meetings with an curatorial and outreach advisors. The residency culminates with each artist showcasing their work to the Santa Fe art community and beyond.


Erika Diettes, Bogota, Colombia
Romy Eijckmans, Brussels, Belgium
Vidisha Saini, India & Los Angeles, CA
Sophia Wallace, Brooklyn, NY

Residents are chosen by an outside jury comprised of Laura Addison, Curator of Contemporary Art, NM Museum of Art; Erin Elder, Curator, Center for Contemporary Art; and Meggan Gould, Assistant Professor, UNM and photographer.

 CENTER Artist Labs is supported by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts


Street Art 
Santa Fe University of Art & Design; Various locations in Santa Fe & Albuquerque

Conceptual Visual Artist & Photographer, Sophia Wallace, has brought the highly acclaimed project CLITERACY to New Mexico. Through outreach efforts and presentations at the SFUAD and UNM as well as a public presentation on Oct 23,  Wallace has distributed her coveted stencils to dozens of New Mexicans.  We invite you to look all over Northern New Mexico for more golden clits (see image above) and share your pictures on Twitter at #cliteracy.


SUDARIOS ("Shrouds") Exhibition
IHM Chapel, 50 Mt Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Opening on Fri, Oct 18, 5-8:30pm  // Artist Talk 7:30pm

Saturday -Thursday 10am-5pm

Colombian Visual Artist, Erika Diettes, will be exhibiting her internationally-recognized body of work Sudarios for one week only, October 18-24, 2013. Sudarios is a heart-wrenching series of portraits of witnesses of massacres of the Colombian armed conflict. The images are printed on silk and shown in churches all over the world and seen for the first time in New Mexico.

A performance by VIDISHA-FADESCHA
At the Plaza, Santa Fe, NM

October 19, 2013


PUBLIC EVENTS - Stay tuned as more events are announced

Free and open to the public
IHM Retreat Center, 50 Mt Carmel Rd, Santa Fe (unless otherwise noted)

October 18       Sudarios Exhibition, 5-8:30pm

October 18       Artist Talk with Erika Diettes, 7:30pm


October 19       Indian-American Bread, Vidisha-Fadesha performance, 2-4pm
                     Santa Fe Plaza 


October 23       Artists Labs Presentations & Discussion: Engaging Audiences

                        Part of the National Arts & Humanities Month Creative Conversations

                        The (4) residents and advisors will discuss their practice
                        Doors open at 6pm, Presentation 6:30-8:00pm


© Sophia Wallace