August 18, 2017
Welcome to Santa Fe Arts Journal, which celebrates the Santa Fe arts community through engaging articles about creative individuals and the events they present in town.
Native American arts and crafts are prominently featured in area galleries and on the Santa Fe Plaza during the 96th Santa Fe Indian Market, an annual art market with work by 900 Native artists that draws more than 100,000 visitors to town. Approximately 100 Native artists are showcasing their work in We Are the Seeds, a three-day event at the Santa Fe Railyard that also includes music, dance, fashion, literary, and culinary art.
Zohi Gallery, a new Native-owned gallery at 130 Lincoln Avenue representing the work of 30 Native American artists from close to three dozen tribes, hosts its grand opening reception on August 18. Among the artists who are part of the gallery are Darren Vigil Gray, Zoe Urness, Shonto Begay and Thunder Voice Eagle.
“Broken Boxes Exhibition” opens at form & concept on August 18. This special show features the art and ideas of more than 40 artists that have been invited guests on Ginger Dunnill’s Broken Boxes Podcast, an interview format podcast that has the mission of “centering indigenous artists, activist focused artists, queer artists, women identifying artists, artists of color and mixed/lost/stolen heritage artists.”
Santa Fe Arts Journal thanks glass artist Elodie Holmes for allowing use of an image of her 60″ x 24″ x 24″ blown glass and steel sculpture “Azurenami.” Holmes owns Liquid Light Glass, a gallery and studio located at 926 Baca Street, Suite 3.
Emily Van Cleve