Keep Contemporary’s new show “Through the Darkness” features work generated from personal struggle and adversity by artists Lea Anderson and Rachel Rivera.
Rivera’s challenges have been obvious to all who know her. She lost her husband and the father of her daughter in 2014.
“This work is inspired by the resulting myriad of overwhelming feelings I have, including loss, anger, added responsibility and depression,” explains Rivera, who grew up in Albuquerque and studied studio art with an emphasis on printmaking at the University of New Mexico.
In her latest 2D work, Rivera explores the idea of mourning hats as a visual representation of how she feels. [Read More…]