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Discover artworks from our collections, hear from curators, and explore our exhibitions and community programs through stories, videos, activities, and more on the PhxArt blog.

PhxArt Stories
Armida Kielty: In Her Own Words

From a young age, Armida Kielty has been drawn to bright colors. Now, she paints rainbow-colored sunsets from the streets of Arizona’s cities, capturing the sky’s beauty with vibrant colors. Armida studied painting at Arizona State University and her background in theatre helped her comfortably begin a YouTube channel where she has built a community

Safwat Saleem: In His Own Words

As a Pakistani-American artist, Safwat Saleem’s path to finding art was not a traditional one. After majoring in computer science, he broke away to pursue graphic design and the arts. In the process, he found his voice by creating art that focuses on the desire to belong. Safwat’s multidisciplinary practice ranges from graphic design and


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