Monthly Archives: February 2014

The World of Art Converges on Santa Fe – The 11th Annual International Folk Art Market

July 11–13, 2014, on Museum Hill in Santa Fe, New Mexico More than 150 artists from 60 countries come together to offer handmade masterworks “It’s like few other places in the world because it’s the world gathered all in one place.” CBS Sunday Morning “Collectors of folk art flock to the annual Santa Fe International…
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Calendar – The 11th Annual International Folk Art Market

The largest event of its kind in the world, more than 150 artists from 60 countries come together to offer handmade masterworks to art aficionados and culture enthusiasts. July 11-13, 2014 — Museum Hill in Santa Fe, NM Santa Fe, New Mexico – This July, the International Folk Art Market brings together more than 150…
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International Folk Artists Preserve Cultures and Create Opportunities

International Folk Artists The Extraordinary Stories Behind The Extraordinary Art “I wish I could put a basket made in Rwanda in the home of every American . . . by people who’ve been through things that no American will ever know. And they’ve concluded, after being humbled by their own rage and the pain of…
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Expert Spokespeople for the 2014 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

KEITH RECKER Board of Directors, International Folk Art Market Keith Recker serves on the Board of Directors of the International Folk Art Market. Recker is the founder and Editor of Hand/Eye magazine, an online endeavor discussing the intersections between art, craft, design, philanthropy, and enlightened consumption. Hand/Eye profiles forward-looking creators, faraway cultures, ancient craft traditions,…
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Fact Sheet

From 2004 to 2012, the International Folk Art Market has: generated more than $16 million from artist sales, 90 percent of which has gone home with the artists and their organizations positively impacted the lives of 1.02 million people worldwide, through Market sales presented 650 master folk artists from 80 countries and across six continents…
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The Children’s ‘Passport Project’ at the International Folk Art Market Returns in 2014

Children Can Meet Artists, Learn About Other Cultures, and Enjoy Spectacular Folk Art ­­– All For Free Santa Fe, New Mexico — Kids can receive a personal “Passport” and virtually travel the world this summer, thanks to a special program at the 2014 International Folk Art Market. Children attending the Market on Sunday, July 13…
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What is Folk Art

FOLK ART is an expression of the world’s traditional cultures. FOLK ART is rooted in traditions that come from community and culture – expressing cultural identity by conveying shared community values and aesthetics. FOLK ART encompasses a range of utilitarian and decorative media, including cloth, wood, paper, clay, metal and more. FOLK ART is made…
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Participating Countries 2014

91 countries have participated in the International Folk Art Market (2004—2014) Afghanistan Afghanistan Algeria Armenia Bangladesh Bhutan Bolivia Botswana Brazil Burkina Faso Cambodia Cameroon Canada Chile China China/ Tibet Colombia Costa Rica Cuba Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Ethiopia France Georgia Ghana Guatemala Haiti Hungary India Indonesia Israel Italy Ivory Coast Japan Jamaica Kazakhstan…
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