I have been going to or through Marfa since 2008. I was on a road trip to Colorado when I first passed through. I fell in love with the silence and light of that landscape. Now that I live in Albuquerque, I go down there every once in a while. (it's a seven hour drive.) But it's different than up here. There is something to the remoteness, you don't just show up there- you have to decide you're going there. I love the desert, I love the combination of art and space, and the people that go through there too. I feel so honored to have had my work in front of the jurors.
Good news is so motivating. Here is the first board