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Joel Nakamura


Blending folk art, dreams, and cultural mythology, Santa Fe painter Joel Nakamura says he has been creating strange pictures his whole life.

“The journey to create the work, to me, is more important than the actual physical artifact of the work.”

Also on the program:

Humanitarian Robert Miley transforms weapons into sculpture.

“If we understand each other just a little more – I mean truly understand each other, rather than assume what we’re looking at or who we’re looking at – it’s amazing what would happen.”

To self-taught artist Ralph Fasanella, painting is more than an art form – it’s social advocacy.

Layer by layer, quilter Carole Harris authors tales of Detroit’s architectural history and her personal past.

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Celebrating the creative spirit, ¡COLORES! broadcasts Saturday afternoons at 4pm. ¡COLORES! is a production of New Mexico PBS/KNME-TV.

Funding for COLORES was provided in part by, The Nellita E. Walker Fund, KNME-TV Endowment Fund, The Great Southwestern Arts & Education Endowment Fund… and Viewers Like You.

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