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One World Awards

International Folk Art Alliance Announces the Finalists of the Second Annual Living Traditions and Community Impact Awards Saturday, July 15, 2017 Santa Fe, New Mexico—The International Folk Art Alliance’s second annual One World Awards will recognize life-long contributions and commitments to the creation and support of folk art in a special event held at La…
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The World Unites: 14th Annual International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

The World’s Largest Folk Art Festival is a Must-See for Art and Culture Lovers Featuring 160 Master Artists from 53 Countries July 14, 15 and 16, 2017—Museum Hill in Santa Fe, New Mexico   Santa Fe, New Mexico—This July, two representatives of the Sidai Maasai Women Organization, a collective of 68 beadworkers from Tanzania, will…
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Creating Global Impact: Social Innovation and Cross-Sector Solutions

The International Folk Art Alliance Presents Creating Global Impact: Social Innovation and Cross-Sector Solutions A free and public panel discussion at the Lensic Performing Arts Center Wednesday July 12, 2017, 6:30-8:30pm Santa Fe, New Mexico—As part of the 2017 International Folk Market | Santa Fe, the International Folk Art Alliance is proud to present, Creating Global Impact: Social…
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2017 Featured Artists

Featured Artists Crafting Tradition, Creating Change 2017 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe The world’s largest folk art festival, the 2017 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe showcases the extraordinary handmade works of 160 master artists from 53 countries. From established centuries-old traditions to inspiring innovations rooted in tradition, every artist—and every artwork—has…
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Lidewij Edelkoort, World Renowned Trend Forecaster, to Serve as Honorary Chair for 2017 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

Santa Fe, New Mexico— Recognized as one of TIME Magazine’s 25 Most Influential People in Fashion, Lidewij Edelkoort has been named the Honorary Chair for 2017 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe, the largest fair of its kind in the world. “Li Edelkoort is a champion for artists and artisans worldwide,” says Jeff Snell,…
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The International Folk Art Alliance Expands Its Mentor to Market Programs for Master Artists

The International Folk Art Alliance Expands Its Mentor to Market Programs for Master Artists   The innovative business development programs, now in their twelfth year, respond to the needs of master folk artists as they navigate the challenges of the new global marketplace Santa Fe, New Mexico—As part of its ongoing mission to promote the global…
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International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe Announces Innovation Inspiration for 2017

Innovation Inspiration This new section of the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe will feature 30 artists who demonstrate excellence in innovation within their folk art traditions Santa Fe, New Mexico—This July, for the first time, the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe will devote a special section to artists whose work moves ancient folk…
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New Countries at 2017 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe: Argentina, Jordan, Tajikistan, and Tanzania

  New Countries at 2017 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe: Argentina, Jordan, Tajikistan, and Tanzania  Artists from 95 countries have participated in IFAM | Santa Fe (2004 – 2017)                                              Afghanistan* Algeria*…
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The Children’s Passport Project At The International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe Returns In 2017

Children 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 2017 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe. Children attending the Market on Sunday, July 16, can follow…
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Expert Spokespeople for the 2017 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

JUDITH ESPINAR Founder of the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe An acknowledged international folk art expert, Judith Espinar is a founder of the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe. She has been a judge for the prestigious UNESCO Award of Excellence for Handicrafts program, and in 2008, she received the coveted Santa…
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14th Annual International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe: Calendar of Events

14TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART MARKET | SANTA FE The World’s Largest Folk Art Festival is a Must-See for Art and Culture Lovers Featuring 160 Master Artists from 53 Countries   July 14 –16, 2017—Museum Hill in Santa Fe, New Mexico Santa Fe, New Mexico—This July, the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe—already the…
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International Folk Art Alliance Announces Inaugural Award Recipients

Among the many innovations, improvements, and changes at the 2016 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe, the establishment of the 1st Annual International Folk Art Alliance Awards is perhaps the most profound, as it recognizes life-long contributions and commitments to the creation and support of folk art. The International Folk Art Alliance, and its…
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International Folk Art Alliance Brings Social Innovation to Santa Fe

Social innovation is a field dedicated to solving social problems by attacking root causes through novel approaches, shifting away from a conventional charity approach of managing conditions. As part of the 2016 International Folk Market | Santa Fe, the International Folk Alliance is proud to present, Social Innovation and Cross-Sector Solutions, Friday, July 8, 9:30am New…
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