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By |January 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2015 VIP Registration

IFAA Joins New Innovative Financing Initiative

The International Folk Art Alliance (IFAA) is excited to partner with the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise (AAE) on a new Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action. In collaboration with the Aspen Institute, United States Department of State, Kiva, and artist businesses in over 20 countries, this CGI Commitment to Action will fund much-needed micro-loans […]

By |October 15th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on IFAA Joins New Innovative Financing Initiative

An Artist’s Journey to International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

This year more than 150 artists from 60 countries traveled thousands of miles to Santa Fe, New Mexico to take part in an extraordinary global celebration. Each year, visitors to the Market revel in the beauty and craftsmanship on display. They meet the artists and see first-hand some of the techniques employed and the time […]

By |September 11th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on An Artist’s Journey to International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

The International Folk Art Alliance Launches New Pilot Program: International Folk Art Market | Online. Virtual Doors Open September 15, 2014.

A hands-on training program for master artists gives folk art enthusiasts the opportunity to shop the exclusive online collection while artists gain critical business skills and experience

September 10, 2014 Santa Fe, NM – In plenty of time for holiday shopping, a new pilot program, International Folk Art Market | Online, will open its virtual doors […]

By |September 11th, 2014|News|Comments Off on The International Folk Art Alliance Launches New Pilot Program: International Folk Art Market | Online. Virtual Doors Open September 15, 2014.

IFAM | Online Artists Available for Interviews

Eighteen master artists from 16 countries have been selected by a team of business and folk art experts to be the first to take part in the new International Folk Art Market | Online program. Here are the stories of five of them, each of them remarkable, each of them available for interviews.

Elhadji Mohamed Koumama […]

By |September 11th, 2014|News|Comments Off on IFAM | Online Artists Available for Interviews

The IFAM | Online Team

The International Folk Art Market | Online is a unique opportunity for international artists who have gone through the IFAA beginning training programs and want to learn about exporting and wholesaling their work while earning income at the same time. Offering both written materials and individual, one-on-one training on selling to vendors, websites, and stores, […]

By |September 11th, 2014|News|Comments Off on The IFAM | Online Team

The magic of the market

The International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe would not be complete without our festive Ambiance Booth. Each year the Ambiance Booth offers a wide variety of colorful, fun, and affordable handmade items, making it a favorite spot to shop for all attendees.

This year the booth will be in a new and larger location, creating […]

By |July 8th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on The magic of the market

11th Annual International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe Kicks Off With a Free Concert by Celebrated Afro-Colombian Band Las Alegres Ambulancias

Thursday, July 10, 2014, in the Railyard Park

June 12, 2014—Santa Fe, NM—This summer’s International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe festivities will kick off with a Community Celebration in Santa Fe’s Railyard Park, beginning at 5:00 PM on Thursday, July 10. Bring a family picnic (or enjoy dinner from one the international food vendors), […]

By |June 15th, 2014|News|Comments Off on 11th Annual International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe Kicks Off With a Free Concert by Celebrated Afro-Colombian Band Las Alegres Ambulancias

“Turning Devastation into Dreams: Haitian Artists Post Earthquake”

For many Haitian artists after the 2010 earthquake, their work has become survival—both as a means to heal and to provide. From painters working in the rubble of ruined buildings to textile and papier mâché artists incorporating found and recycled objects in their pieces, their art tells the story of determination, legacy, and dreams […]

By |May 29th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on “Turning Devastation into Dreams: Haitian Artists Post Earthquake”

Mothers Working Together for a Better Life

Imagine a life unlike your own. Imagine being married at a young age to a much-older man, only to find yourself soon after pregnant, widowed, and alone. Who would you turn to? Where would you go? After Meeri Tuya’s husband died and her family turned her away, she walked pregnant through the African bush for […]

By |May 7th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Mothers Working Together for a Better Life