Spend a day shopping local.
Local makers and artisans get a big—and we mean huge—boost this weekend as the New Mexico Artisan Market debuts at the 12,000-square-foot Bazaar, in Albuquerque. Just across the street from Sawmill Market and Hotel Chaco, the warehouse space offers a permanent home for the popular pop-up market. Shoppers can expect goods by more than 70 locals, including painter Geraldine Tso (Diné), jeweler Randy Montoya, and ceramicist Catherine Alleva. To mark the opening, a mural designed by artist and longtime Albuquerque resident Sarah Friedland will be unveiled in the parking lot . . . read
The New Mexico Multi-Cultural Foundation (NMMCF) is pleased to announce a call for artisans to participate in the New Mexico Artisan Market, a boutique shopping event showcasing the state’s most talented artisans and makers. The first-ever New Mexico Artisan Market held over Thanksgiving weekend 2018 exceeded expectations of producers . . read
“One of the best shows I’ve been to in a long time. Exhibitors were carefully chosen. Having exhibited at shows in New Mexico for almost 20 years, I always know about 90% of exhibitors. I am happy to say that I knew about 3% of exhibitors at this show. Well done!”
I recently attended the 2018 New Mexico Artisan Market in Albuquerque, New Mexico and I was completely blown away by the selection and craftsmanship from all of the various artisans! WATCH this video to see what I’m talking about. . . view
The inaugural New Mexico Artisan Market is one of the ways Long is asserting his taste and influence; His decision to fill the space once occupied by the annual Spanish Market in Albuquerque, which outgrew the hotel’s accommodations and has moved to the Multicultural Center, is a smart move; both in terms of the ongoing branding of Heritage and for the Statewide economy as well. Like all tastemakers, Long surrounds himself with a core group of professionals who in turn move his vision forward into the mainstream. One of the key players behind the scenes for this event, is Chris O’Donnell, the Brand Director for the hip new Sawmill District adjacent to Hotel Albuquerque and Hotel Chaco . . . read
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexicans showed off their creativity at this year’s Artisan Market. Local artists gave a look at custom crafted products at Hotel Albuquerque Sunday. The event’s goal is to expand and build the creative economy of New Mexico by supporting creative talent. . . . view
Patricia will be at NM Artisan Market at Hotel Albuquerque this weekend showcasing a new collection, rising triumphantly from the proverbial ashes, after a flood recently destroyed her studio/workshop and years of archived drawings, designs and materials. . . read
Last week I shared a few of my favorite local jewelry artisans that will be a part of the New Mexico Artisan Market. Today, I am back to talk a little bit about a new-to-me local skincare company, Dryland Wilds. . . read
Innovative. Eco-Friendly. Avant-garde. Distinctive. Fashion-Forward. Organic. Unique. Leader. Showstopper. These are just a few words that come to mind when you hear the name, Patricia Michaels.
This New Mexico Native is expanding on her fashion art with new fabric and ready-to-wear. Get your first look, and meet the designer, Thanksgiving weekend at the New Mexico Artisan Market! . . . watch
New Mexico Artisan Market aspires to be yet another endeavor designed to help local artisans continue to create the work that builds on the State’s rich and diverse history, with their craftsmanship and trade skills, thereby authentically preserving the creative cultural heritage that has thrived in New Mexico for generations . . . read
Jessi Penrod came to UNM to study painting, but after learning to throw on the potter’s wheel she transitioned into creating with clay. Jessi throws the core line Hanselmann Pottery in Corrales. Good Day New Mexico host Khalil Ekulona and Chris O’Donnell discuss form, inspiration, collaboration, and the upcoming New Mexico Artisan Market showcasing all New Mexican artisans.. . . watch
This is Danny Hart’s workshop – simple, yet important. It’s where the ideas that float around in his head come to fruition. It’s also the place where he creates enough pieces to take out to various markets around the city.
Hart is one of more than 100 artisans who will take part in the inaugural New Mexico Artisans Market beginning Friday, Nov. 23, at Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town. The market is showcasing an all-New Mexican lineup selling products in more than 18 categories . . . read
You guys know I love a good statement piece of jewelry. Whether it’s a great pair of earrings or a gorgeous pendant necklace, jewelry is the easiest way to elevate any outfit. I am always on the hunt for unique pieces, and was recently introduced to two local artisans that make the most incredible jewelry. Danny Hart Design and Casa Brujaja are both a part of the first annual New Mexico Artisan Market. . . read
I had the honor of spending some time at Spur Line chatting with Tess Coats and Chris O’Donnell, Director of NM Artisan Market to discuss the growth of the Sawmill District, all things Spur Line Supply Co. and the role they are playing in the exciting new Thanksgiving weekend event, the NM Artisan Market. . . read
“What a beautiful show this is. Best I’ve ever seen in ABQ!”
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