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1. Callie Kiesow
With pieces that depict figures in motion draped in bedsheets across different mediums, like plaster or charcoal drawing, Kiesow’s work balances playfulness and tension. She is part of Var Gallery’s 2023 “30x30x30” exhibition cohort.
2. Eduardo Zavala
The multimedia pieces by this artist in residence of Bridge Work Cycle 08 at Var Gallery explore queer realities and reshape gender binaries using natural materials.
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3. Celeste Contreras
Xicana-Indigenous artist Contreras is the person behind Studio Tlacuilo + Library, an evolving studio centered around books at House of Rad. Her work, including illustrations and book arts, shares cultural and spiritual reflections through storytelling.
4. Anwar Floyd-Pruitt
You may recognize Floyd-Pruitt’s work from his exhibition “Retina Records” at Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel last year. Now, he’s back in the studio creating larger abstract paintings and paper installation pieces as a resident artist at House of Rad, a creative collective and artists’ space.