Sponsor an Artist

Artist Sponsorship Information

Olinda Silvano Inuma De Arias | Peru | Textiles Mixed | Image courtesy of the artist

In July 2020, the International Folk Art Market family will welcome 26 first-time Market artists to Santa Fe. These exciting practitioners of textile, ceramic, metal, beading, two-dimensional and three-dimensional arts will have the opportunity to attend IFAM’s Mentor to Market educational programs and to participate in our global showcase.

For even greater impact, a gracious and anonymous donor family will match your new or increased gift toward this year’s Artist Sponsorship Campaign of up to $50,000.

Double your impact with this year’s matching opportunity!

Sponsor an Artist

Sponsorship covers international airfare and local U.S. transport, lodging, meals, and IFAM’s Mentor to Market impactful artist entrepreneurship education programs. Your sponsorship will allow these artists to fully benefit, enjoy, and participate in IFAM artist-centered programs.

In 2019, first-time Market artists generated sales at IFAM Santa Fe averaging $10,000 in just 22 hours. 90% of these sales directly benefit the artists and their communities, empowering them to purchase land, fund health clinics, build schools, pay for school fees and books, and so much more to create positive social change in their home communities. Economic well-being also drives the continuation of deep cultural practices and provides the freedom that allows innovation to bloom. With your support, IFAM will be able to provide direct financial support for first-time Market artists who otherwise would not be able to attend.

Gifts of every size make a world of difference! For gifts of $250 and above, you will receive special benefits and tickets to IFAM Santa Fe on July 9-12, 2020. For gifts of $1,000 and above, your name will be listed in the artist’s booth of your choice for this year’s Market.

Explore the work and motivations of these breathtaking masters who will receive philanthropic assistance to participate in IFAM Santa Fe on July 9-12, 2020.

Thank you for partnering with us in sponsoring an artists’ transformative experience!

Sponsor an Artist

For more information, scroll below and read this year’s 26 first-time Market sponsored artists profiles.

Huang Changping Huang Changping
Country: China
Media: Jewelry
Gary González    Gary González   
Country: Colombia
Media: Apparel
Ferney Mejia Dura Ferney Mejia Dura
Country: Colombia
Media: Basketry
Artesanias Koreguaje Pairepa Artesanias Koreguaje Pairepa
Country: Colombia
Media: Apparel
Guillermo Estrada Viera Guillermo Estrada Viera
Country: Cuba
Media: 2D Art
Eric Adjetey Anang Eric Adjetey Anang
Country: Ghana
Media: Wood Carving
Rosario Ratzán Rosario Ratzán
Country: Guatemala
Media: Textile apparel
Gabriel Bien-Aimé Gabriel Bien-Aimé
Country: Haiti
Media: Metalwork
WomenWeave WomenWeave
Country: India
Media: Textiles
Pachan Premjibhai Siju Pachan Premjibhai Siju
Country: India
Media: Textile apparel
Adil M. Khatri  Adil M. Khatri 
Country: India
Media: Textile apparel
Abdul Majid Abdul Majid
Country: India
Media: Textile apparel
Yuliana Anin Fuka/AHPADA Yuliana Anin Fuka/AHPADA
Country: Indonesia
Media: Textile apparel
Tsuyo Onodera & Maki Aizawa Tsuyo Onodera & Maki Aizawa
Country: Japan
Media: Mixed
Andrea Velasco + NGO Impacto Andrea Velasco + NGO Impacto
Country: Mexico
Media: Apparel
 Manuel Jerónimo Reyes  Manuel Jerónimo Reyes
Country: Mexico
Media: Ceramics
Manuel David Reyes Ramirez  Manuel David Reyes Ramirez 
Country: Mexico
Media: Ceramics
Francisco Javier Sanchez Rios Francisco Javier Sanchez Rios
Country: Mexico
Media: Jewelry
Fernando Nieto Castillo Fernando Nieto Castillo
Country: Mexico
Media: Ceramics
Colectivo Yolcuu Ñomndaa Tejiendo Resistencia Colectivo Yolcuu Ñomndaa Tejiendo Resistencia
Country: Mexico
Media: Textile apparel
Bonifacio Vásquez Pacheco and Aurelia Gómez Jiménez Bonifacio Vásquez Pacheco and Aurelia Gómez Jiménez
Country: Mexico
Media: Textile apparel
Olinda Silvano Inuma de Arias  Olinda Silvano Inuma de Arias 
Country: Peru
Media: Textiles
Roman Zilinko Roman Zilinko
Country: Ukraine
Media: 2D Art
Ivan Bobkov Ivan Bobkov
Country: Ukraine
Media: Ceramics
Bakhtiyor Nazirov & Diyorbek Nazirov Bakhtiyor Nazirov & Diyorbek Nazirov
Country: Uzbekistan
Media: Ceramics

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