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Outsider Art

Outsider Art

Santa Fe's new Public Art Purchase Program engages with far-flung audiences

Santa Fe Reporter

By: Jordan Eddy
Rocky Mountain Hummer lands in Golden

Rocky Mountain Hummer lands in Golden

New hummingbird sculpture located on South Golden Road

Arvada Press

By: Christy Steadman
Green-eyed coyote joins tarantula and robot

Green-eyed coyote joins tarantula and robot

Don Kennell’s “Green Coyote” has taken a position in the parking lot of Meow Wolf’s Art Complex — what better place for a trickster to appear?

Albuquerque Journal North

By: Jackie Jadrnak
Now that the Blue Gorilla is gone, say hi to the Green Coyote

Now that the Blue Gorilla is gone, say hi to the Green Coyote

Don Kennell's "Green Coyote" is on display in the Santa Fe Railyard.

Albuquerque Journal North

By: Jackie Jadrnak
Entertainment adds to the fun at Santa Fe’s Native art markets

Entertainment adds to the fun at Santa Fe’s Native art markets

Green Coyote, the latest Railyard sculpture by Don Kennell, presides over the Indigenous Fine Arts Market Thursday.

Albuquerque Journal North

By: Jackie Jadrnak
Don Kennell & Janine Stern

Don Kennell & Janine Stern

Don Kennell Santa Fe Based artist, and Janine Stern Artist and director of Janine Contemporary Industri Gallery

Santa Fe Radio Cafe

There’s a 900-Pound Gorilla Sculpture Made Out of Car Hoods at Philadelphia Zoo

There’s a 900-Pound Gorilla Sculpture Made Out of Car Hoods at Philadelphia Zoo

The creature is one of 70 sculptures comprising a new eco-friendly exhibit called "Second Nature."

Philadelphia Magazine

By: Josh Middleton
Now Open: The Philadelphia Zoo Unveils Second Nature, An Inventive, Animal-Inspired Sculpture Exhibit, On View Through October 31

Now Open: The Philadelphia Zoo Unveils Second Nature, An Inventive, Animal-Inspired Sculpture Exhibit, On View Through October 31

At the Philadelphia Zoo, visitors can now come face-to-face with a 13-foot-tall gorilla constructed from car doors.

UWISHUNU Philadelphia

By: Amy Gordon
Philadelphia Zoo exhibit

Philadelphia Zoo exhibit "Second Nature: Junk Rethunk"

Sculptor Don Kennell of Santa Fe, New Mexico, created this 900-pound bright blue and gray 13-foot-tall gorilla out of hammered flat car doors.

Courier Post

Blue Gorilla reigns over Santa Fe’s Railyard Park

Blue Gorilla reigns over Santa Fe’s Railyard Park

A gorilla has invaded Santa Fe’s Railyard Park. A big one. A big, blue one.

Albuquerque Journal North

By: Jackie Jadrnak
Blue gorilla is anointed “Zubachi” by fourth-graders

Blue gorilla is anointed “Zubachi” by fourth-graders

The Railyard Park’s blue gorilla has been named Zubachi.

Albuquerque Journal North

By: Jackie Jadrnak
Blue Gorilla to set up residence in Railyard Park

Blue Gorilla to set up residence in Railyard Park

Is a blue gorilla in a park anything like an elephant in a room? Santa Fe is getting one.

Albuquerque Journal North

By: Jackie Jadrnak
6 Best Artworks of Coachella 2015

6 Best Artworks of Coachella 2015

Visual art is the key factor that makes the difference between a concert and a festival, and Coachella knows it.

LA Weekly

By: L.J. Williamson
GoldenVoice Loans “Big Bear” Sculpture to City of Coachella.

GoldenVoice Loans “Big Bear” Sculpture to City of Coachella.

The 15-foot-tall bear, which has been on display at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival since 2015, was installed this week at Shady Lane Park and is on loan to the city from Goldenvoice.

GCV Business Journal

Coachella 2015 Art Preview

Coachella 2015 Art Preview

Featured Installation Artists: Aphidoidea • Ball-Nogues Studio • Robert Bose • Do LaB • Derek Doublin & Vanessa Bonet • Keith Greco • Haas Brothers • the Jive Joint • Don Kennell • Lucent Dossier • Poetic Kinetics • Raices Cultura • Christian Ristow • Shrine & Joel Dean Stockdill • Ben Zamora & John Zamora

Coachella Youtube

Big Metal Roadrunner

Big Metal Roadrunner

A giant desert bird that once swung music fans at Coachella now has a home in a nearby traffic circle.

Atlas Obscura

By: James Ricci
La Quinta debuts giant roadrunner from Goldenvoice

La Quinta debuts giant roadrunner from Goldenvoice

A massive roadrunner statue now stands as the centerpiece of the Jefferson St and Avenue 52 traffic circle.

KESQ News Channel 3

By: Natalie Brunell