Renate Aller; “Commensalism”

Santa Fe, NM– Chiaroscuro is pleased to present a solo exhibition for Renate Aller, titled Commensalism. The exhibition opens Friday, September 15, with a public reception with the Artist; from 5-7pm. Commensalism is on view from September 15 – October 28, 2023, in the main downstairs galleries at 558 Canyon Road. Throughout Renate Aller’s career, her photographic … Read more


2023 RECIPIENTS OF JOAN MITCHELL FELLOWSHIPS WILL RECEIVE $60,000 INUNRESTRICTED GRANT FUNDS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES New York, NY—August 22, 2023—The Joan Mitchell Foundation announced today the 15recipients of its 2023 Joan Mitchell Fellowships, which award $60,000 in unrestricted funds toartists from across the United States. This year’s artists reflect a diverse array of practices:from … Read more

Mikayla Patton Statement for “On the Back Roads” August 2023

This new body of work, On the Back Road, is an intimate exploration of personal narratives filled with curiosity, imbued with Indigenous intimacies and transformed materials. The work started with a humble source of paper scraps gathered by my mother and shipped to me from Pine Ridge. The discarded fragments repurposed into a medium carries … Read more


The Weight of Things July 7 – August 5, 2023 Opening Reception with the artist, Friday, July 7, 5-7pm Santa Fe, NM– Chiaroscuro is pleased to present guest artist MARGEAUX‘s solo exhibition, The Weight of Things. This site specific installation features drawings and sculptures inspired by “hanging stones” which the artist first discovered on walks … Read more

In Her New Show, Indigenous Artist Rose B. Simpson Paves Her Own Path

By Christian Allaire February 23, 2023 for Vogue Link to article with photos: . Text only below. Indigenous artist Rose B. Simpson has grown up around clay her entire life. Raised on the Santa Clara Pueblo reservation in New Mexico, Simpson was exposed to the material from a young age: Her mother, Roxanne Swentzell, … Read more

Leaving Fingerprints Behind

Artist Rose B. Simpson enters her vulnerability era with bi-coastal shows and upcoming PBS doc appearance By Alex De Vore, Published in The Santa Fe Reporter, March 08, 2023 Within a sea of notable Native and New Mexican creators, Santa Clara Pueblo multimedia artist Rose B. Simpson has made a name for herself through … Read more

Emmi Whitehorse acquisition by the National Gallery of Art March 06, 2023 Acquisition: Painting by Emmi Whitehorse Acquisitions Press Release Order Press Images Press ContactLaurie Tylecphone: (202) 842-6355e-mail: The National Gallery of Art has acquired Fog Bank (2020), a mixed-media work by Emmi Whitehorse (Diné, b. 1957). It is the first by this highly respected Native American artist to join the collection. … Read more

Neal Ambrose-Smith: Culture Hack

Santa Fe, NM– Chiaroscuro is pleased to present Neal Ambrose-Smith’s (Flathead Salish, Metis, Cree) solo exhibition, Culture Hack, on view in the main gallery from November 22 – December 31, 2022. The opening reception, with the artist, will be Saturday, November 26, from 4-6 pm. Culture Hack brings together Ambrose-Smith’s most recent body of work, … Read more

Penny Truitt: In Spite of Boundaries

Santa Fe, NM– Chiaroscuro is pleased to present Penny Truitt’s solo exhibition, In Spite of Boundaries, on view in the main gallery from September 16 – October 15 with the opening reception with the artist, Friday, September 16, 5-7pm. The new body of work is a direct reaction to, and movement away from, her long … Read more