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ContentMireille’s beadwork uses designs that represent traditional Vodou deities and are used to explain what is divine and give clarity to life’s expressions and meanings. Her flags represent her spirituality and are used for guidance, wisdom, and healing. The bright color combinations of sequins and beads add to the mood and spirit of each piece. Mireille derives her artistic inspiration from her dreams. Her children are involved in learning the Vodou flag designs and techniques so that they will be able to continue their cultural traditions in the future.
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Participating Countries 2014

91 countries have participated in the International Folk Art Market (2004—2014) Afghanistan Afg...
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What is Folk Art

FOLK ART is an expression of the world’s traditional cultures. FOLK ART is rooted in traditions th...
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The Children's 'Passport Project' at the International Folk Art Market Returns in 2014

Children Can Meet Artists, Learn About Other Cultures, and Enjoy Spectacular Folk Art ­­– All Fo...
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Fact Sheet

From 2004 to 2012, the International Folk Art Market has: generated more than $16 million from art...
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Expert Spokespeople for the 2014 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

KEITH RECKER Board of Directors, International Folk Art Market Keith Recker serves on the Board of ...
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International Folk Artists Preserve Cultures and Create Opportunities

International Folk Artists The Extraordinary Stories Behind The Extraordinary Art “I wish I could...
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Calendar - The 11th Annual International Folk Art Market

The largest event of its kind in the world, more than 150 artists from 60 countries come together to...
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The World of Art Converges on Santa Fe – The 11th Annual International Folk Art Market

July 11–13, 2014, on Museum Hill in Santa Fe, New Mexico More than 150 artists from 60 countries c...
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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 Inte...
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The IFAM | Online Team

The International Folk Art Market | Online is a unique opportunity for international artists who hav...
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IFAM | Online Artists Available for Interviews

Eighteen master artists from 16 countries have been selected by a team of business and folk art expe...
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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 th...
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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 Ch...
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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 Fo...
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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 ...
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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 Ar...
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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 $...
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Participating Countries at 2015 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

Afghanistan* Algeria* Armenia Bangladesh* Bhutan* Bolivia Botswana* Brazil Burkina Faso* Ca...
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The 12th Annual International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe Kicks Off with a Free Concert by South African Ensemble DIZU PLAATJIES AND IBUYAMBO

The 12th Annual International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe Kicks Off with a Free Concert by South Af...
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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 ...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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 countrie...
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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 ...
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The Work of Art: Folk Artists in the 21st Century By Award-Winning Arts & Culture Writer, Carmella Padilla

The Work of Art: Folk Artists in the 21st Century By Award-Winning Arts & Culture Writer, Carme...
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Sales of nearly $3 million empower folk artists to serve as catalysts for social change in communities around the world

Visitors Flock to the 12th Annual International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe SANTA FE, NM July 16, 20...
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International Folk Art Alliance Curates an Extraordinary Holiday Pop-Up Market

November 21 and 22 at La Fonda on the Plaza, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Santa Fe, New Mexico, October...
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Calendar Release: 13th Annual International Folk Art Market

The 13th Annual International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe Bring the World Together July 8 –10,...
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Artist from 92 countries have participated in the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

Artist from 92 countries have participated in the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe (2004?...
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Expert Spokespeople for the 2016 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

KEITH RECKER Board of Directors, International Folk Art Market Keith Recker serves on the Board o...
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IFAA Expands its Mentor to Market Program

The International Folk Art Alliance Expands Its Mentor to Market Training Programs for Master Artist...
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Market 2016 Featured Artists

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Press Release: The 13th Annual International Folk Art Market

The 13th Annual International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe Brings the World Together “#1 Best Art F...
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Ambassador Melanne Verveer to Serve as Honorary Chair for the 2016 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

A tireless advocate for women and girls’ empowerment, Melanne Verveer, the Executive Director of t...
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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 n...
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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 | Sa...
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The International Folk Art Alliance Announces Its Permanent Headquarters at 620 Cerrillos Road

IFAA Signs a Lease-to-Purchase Agreement for the 7,545 square foot building, making room for more of...
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14th Annual International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe: Calendar of Events

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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 interna...
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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 ...
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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, Tajikist...
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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 featur...
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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   ...
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Lidewij Edelkoort, World Renowned Trend Forecaster, to Serve as Honorary Chair for 2017 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

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The World’s Largest Folk Art Festival is a Must-See for Art and Culture Lovers Featuring 160 Mas...
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International Folk Art Alliance Announces the Finalists of the Second Annual Living Traditions and C...
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15th Annual International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

The World’s Largest Folk Art Festival Celebrates 15 Years Featuring 162 Master Artists from 53 ...
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Expert Spokespeople for the 2018 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

KEITH RECKER Board of Directors, International Folk Art Market Keith Recker serves on the Board...
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International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe Announces Innovation Inspiration for 2018

This new section of the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe will feature 30 artists who demonst...
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