Mike Foster Estes: Beaver
April 17 @ 11:00 am - May 9 @ 3:00 pm
In his second solo exhibition at the gallery, Mikey Foster Estes presents new photographic works alongside selections of paintings and objects created by the artist’s late father, Beaver, from whom the exhibition takes its title. The exhibition also includes a collaborative video work from 2013 in which the artist, donning red high heels, builds a piece of furniture with his father in the garage.
Mikey Foster Estes is an artist whose practice is rooted in the every day and spans performance, photography, sculpture, video, and writing. In addition to exhibiting locally, his work has been included in exhibitions in Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York. In 2020, he developed “Living Room,” a live-streamed performance for a series developed by nueBOX. His video, “Private Rainbows,” will be included in an upcoming exhibition this fall at Tempe Center for the Arts. In 2016, he attended the SOMA Summer international residency program in Mexico City. He holds an MFA from Hunter College, City University of New York, and a BFA from Arizona State University. He lives and works in Tempe, AZ.