Patina Gallery in Santa Fe has been featuring the work of Ford/Forlano this month in a special show called, “The Language of Color”. While Ford/Forlano are long time exhibitors with Patina Gallery, this show dovetails with the city of Santa Fe’s overall focus on a “Summer of Color”. From their earliest step-by-step color modulations as City Zen Cane to their current “painterly” applications of hue, Ford/Forlano’s distinctive use of color has always been one of the defining characteristics of their work. The show is up for a few more days but Ford/Forlano’s work remains a staple of the extensive jewelry selection at the gallery.
On Friday, June 26, at 5:30 PM, Ford and Forlano will speak about their work at the New Mexico Museum of Art, which is hosting a slide show/ lecture titled, “Speaking in Color”. Their talk will address the evolution of their understanding and use of color as exemplified through their artwork over the past 28 years. Ford/Forlano’s thoughtful and direct commentary on their creative work ought to make for a memorable evening. This event is also part of Santa Fe’s “Summer of Color”
Ford/Forlano have been the subject of many PAA posts. You can start here with this list.
For more information on this successful collaborative relationship, please visit Ford/Forlano.