Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Magical International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe and the Value of Design Education

Judy Frater is Founder Director of Somaiya Kala Vidya Institute. The Somaiya Kala Vidya Institute aims to preserve and promote traditions of artisans of Gujarat, and in particular those of Kutch District. This inspiring recap of Market artist, Dahyalal Kudecha’s, first time at the 2014 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe first appeared on Judy’s…
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2015 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe – More Than 150 Artists from 57 Countries Come Together to Offer Handmade Masterworks

July 10–12, 2015 on Museum Hill in Santa Fe, New Mexico More Than 150 Artists from 57 Countries Come Together to Offer Handmade Masterworks and Make the World a Smaller, Better Place “It’s like few other places in the world because it’s the world gathered all in one place.” —CBS Sunday Morning Santa Fe, New…
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Calendar Release – 2015 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

At the largest market of its kind in the world, more than 150 international artists from 57 countries will come together to offer handmade masterworks to art aficionados and cultural enthusiasts July 10 –12, 2015—Museum Hill in Santa Fe, New Mexico January 1, 2015, Santa Fe, New Mexico—The International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe…
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BNY Mellon Joins EILEEN FISHER in Sponsoring the International Folk Art Alliance’s Mentor to Market Training Programs for Master Artists

The innovative business development programs, now in their tenth year, match business leaders with master folk artists to help meet the challenges of the new global marketplace June 3, 2015, Santa Fe, New Mexico — The global investment company BNY Mellon joins EILEEN FISHER, Inc. as a sponsor of the IFAA’s Mentor to Market training programs. As part…
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In Living Color: The International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe Answers an Explosion in Interest in Cuban Art

In Living Color: The International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe Answers an Explosion in Interest in Cuban Art The 2015 Event Will Host One of the Largest Contingents of Master Cuban Painters Santa Fe, NM—With the announcement by President Obama in December 2014 that he would normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba and take steps to increase travel…
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Artists of the 2015 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe: 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 their losses, that what we have in common is much…
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IFAA Continues to Expand Its Mentor to Market Training Programs for Master Artists

The innovative business development programs, now in their tenth year, match business leaders with master folk artists to help meet the challenges of the new global marketplace May 5, 2015, Santa Fe, New Mexico—As part of its ongoing mission to promote the global artist economy through education and sustainable business development, the International Folk Art Alliance…
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Participating Countries at 2015 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

Afghanistan* Algeria* Armenia Bangladesh* Bhutan* Bolivia Botswana* Brazil Burkina Faso* Cambodia* Cameroon Canada (Haida Gwaii)** Chile China* China (Tibet)* Colombia* Costa Rica Cuba* Dominican Republic* Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Ethiopia France* Georgia Ghana* Guatemala* Haiti* Hungary * India* India (Nagaland) Indonesia* Israel* Italy* Ivory Coast Japan* Jamaica Kazakhstan* Kenya* Kingdom of Tonga Kyrgyzstan* Lao PDR*…
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Fact Sheet: International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

From 2004 to 2015, the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe will have: Generated more than $20.8 million from artist sales, 90 percent of which goes home with the artists and their organizations Positively impacted the lives of over one million people worldwide, through Market sales Over 750 master folk artists from 91 countries…
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Santa Fe Art Trifecta: Santa Fe’s most powerful international art event

March 1, 2015 – This summer’s most diverse and compelling art event in Santa Fe is the Santa Fe Art Trifecta. Taking place July 10-19, 2015, the Trifecta is an extraordinary alliance between three highly original arts organizations: ART Santa Fe international contemporary art fair, the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe, and SITE…
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International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe Joins the Summer of Color on Museum Hill

(SANTA FE, JANUARY 13, 2015)— Santa Fe appears to be awash in gradations of adobe brown yet it is a city of rich colors found nowhere else – as seen by the generations of artists who’ve made this city their home. And color in its many shades and hues comes to the fore this summer…
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The Children’s Passport Project at the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe Returns in 2015

Children Can Meet Artists, Learn About Other Cultures, and Enjoy Spectacular Folk Art ­­– All For Free Photo © David Evans. All rights reserved. Santa Fe, New Mexico—Kids can receive a personal “Passport” and virtually travel the world this summer, thanks to a special program at the 2015 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe….
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The International Folk Art Alliance Hires Social Innovator Jeff Snell as Chief Executive Officer

February 4, 2015—Santa Fe, New Mexico—After an extensive six-month international search for a Chief Executive Officer, the International Folk Art Alliance (IFAA), home of the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe, has hired Jeff Snell to lead the organization. Snell comes to Santa Fe from Milwaukee, with more than 20 years of experience in…
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