News items of interest to IFAM | Santa Fe Volunteers.

2018 International Folk Art Market Tops Previous Sales Records

Some recent press coverage of the 2018 IFAM | Santa Fe “2018 IFAM A Remarkable Accomplishment” (My View, Santa Fe New Mexican): http://www.santafenewmexican.com/opinion/my_view/ifam-a-remarkable-accomplishment/article_ecd50bc9-d367-5109-b2d8-5a8bc0df5eff.html “Folk Art Market Sets Sales Record” (Albuquerque Journal): https://www.abqjournal.com/1199192/folk-art-market-sets-sales-record.html Runway in Vogue.Com (Director Suzanne Sugg’s photo is lovely): https://www.vogue.com/article/santa-fe-international-folk-art-market-2018-street-style  

Riding your Bike to Market

Please see the attached documents for information about biking in to the Market. Riding your bike to the Folk Art Market

Friday Morning Booth Set-Up Instructions

International Folk Art Market | Booth Set Up Instructions  ARTISTS Exhibitors will arrive at 9 am. Please wait for the exhibitors before unpacking their packages. Official exhibitors will be wearing nametags that indicate that they are exhibitors. ARTIST SELECTION COMMITTEE A member of the Selection Committee will visit the booth to greet the exhibitor(s) and…
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Volunteer Hospitality, Registration and Hotline Info

VOLUNTEER HOSPITALITY TENT The volunteer shuttle will drop you at the Volunteer Hospitality Tent. The Volunteer Hospitality Team will care for you with beverages, snacks and good cheer, and you’ll have the opportunity to meet all of the IFAM volunteers from around the country! Volunteer Hospitality Tent Hours Friday, July 13 – 7:30 a.m. –…
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2018 IFAM Artist Assistant Training Materials

Thank you for volunteering to serve as an Artist Assistant at the 2018 International Folk Art Market. Please also review the following documents: 2018 Artist Assistant Information Artist booth numbers can be found here: 2018 IFAM Santa Fe Booth Map & Artist Booth Assignments  Additionally, they will be included in the reminder email you will receive prior…
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Important Documents for IFAM Volunteers

Below are important documents that will support you in your volunteer role at Market. Please review. 2018 IFAM Santa Fe Booth Map & Artist Locations 2018 IFAM Santa Fe Site Map IFAM SF 2018 Emergency Preparedness Plan

Albuquerque Shirt and Badge Pick-Up

There will be a volunteer shirt and badge pick up in Albuquerque on Thursday, July 5th from 4-6p at the Erna Fergusson Library. I plan to use Study Room #2, right off the lobby. We won’t be offering the Artist Assistant training in Albuquerque this year. But hopefully the badge and shirt pick-up will be helpful to…
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Artist Assistant Training

Artist Assistants are primarily responsible for managing sales tracking and package pick-up for the artist. Artists are not allowed to conduct financial transactions in the booth, so the Artist Assistant writes up a sales receipt, which the shopper takes to a payment station for processing. Then they or the concierge service returns to the booth to pick…
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Volunteer Parking Information

Please be sure to visit and read the details about volunteer parking here: 2018 IFAM Volunteer Parking  If you have special parking needs, please email us at parking@folkartmarket.org  

Volunteer Badge and T-Shirt Pick-Up

Thank you to the 1,040 volunteers who have signed up so far to help at the 2018 International Folk Art Market! You are an amazing group of people, and I’m excited to work with you. Everyone will require an identification badge. This gives you access to the Market, and helps the guests and artists when…
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Volunteer Applications Opening Soon

The 2018 International Folk Art Market volunteer applications will open on the following dates: April 2, 9:00 a.m. MT – Returning volunteers April 16, 9:00 a.m. MT – New volunteers Online volunteer application will appear here: Santa Fe Volunteer Opportunities To read more about volunteering at IFAM | Santa Fe, visit our Volunteer FAQs.