Best of Phoenix hit newsstands Sept. 26. In conjunction with this year's Vintage Phoenix theme, New Times is collaborating with R. Pela Contemporary Art to present "Hot Plate!" It's an exhibition of one-of-a-kind, Phoenix-inspired commemorative plates made by local artists. Leading up to the show's Oct. 4 opening, we're profiling each of the contributing artists and visiting their studios. Today: Annie Lopez.
Artist Annie Lopez entered the art scene in 1982. She started out as a photographer, shooting in both color and black and white. However, as she grew as an artists, she began experimenting with alternative photographic processes.