For her "Lineage" exhibition, Saskia Jordá is showing several works exploring the complexities of the human circulatory system, intertwined lines of individual and collective ancestry that infuse the human experience, and the artistic lineage of Jordá’s art practice. It's on view at Phoenix College's Eric Fischl Gallery through Thursday, September 28.
Phoenix artist Abbey Messmer plays with underwater perspectives through painting and photography that prompt reflection on distorted realities and shifting perspectives. During August, her work was featured in a solo exhibition titled "go with the flow," presented in the Shortcut Gallery space shared by Phoenix General and Framed Ewe.
This leather, photograph, and wood piece created by Brazilian artist Keila Alaver in 2000 is featured in the "Past/Future/Present: Contemporary Brazilian Art from the Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo" exhibition that continues through Sunday, December 31, at Phoenix Art Museum.
Through painting and mixed media, Yuma artist Tania Bolin documents ecosystems that are struggling to survive while examining the devastating possibility of their loss. Her work is part of "The Art of Science," a group exhibition that continues through Saturday, September 30, at First Studio.
In a recent solo exhibition titled "Scenes Framed for Viewing," shown by Rhetorical Galleries inside a shipping container gallery in Roosevelt Row, Tempe artist Tiffany C. Bailey showed porcelain work inspired by the topography of her southwestern Wisconsin childhood.
Read on for more of the best art we saw during August 2017.