Chandler Artist Conveys Immigrant Experience


By Srianthi Perera   When Shachi Kale first came to Arizona in 2001, she felt like the fairytale character Rapunzel trapped in her ivory tower. The artist didn't know a soul in Chandler, except her husband, who went to work. The career she had left behind in Mumbai, India, as an advertising and design executive seemed to fade. Kale started doing what she did best - creating art. She also followed a few classes and met a few movers and shakers in the local arts and education arena. "I had to create a new life for myself altogether from scratch," she

Chandler Artist Conveys Immigrant Experience2021-09-22T08:00:08-07:00

15 Women Curators to Know in Arizona


By Lynn Trimble It's still Women's History month, so as you're (safely) flocking to Arizona art museums, keep in mind the many ways women are making local art spaces more intriguing and accessible. Here's a rundown of 15 female museum curators around the state to help you get a feel for the interests and experience that inform their work. Jillian Nakornthap curates exhibitions for Chandler Museum and Vision Gallery. She has curated exhibitions on decolonization, boxing, and urban landscapes. She has previously worked at Corcoran School of the Arts and Design in Washington, D.C., as well as art museums in Bakersfield

15 Women Curators to Know in Arizona2021-04-09T11:45:54-07:00