Released: November 4, 2022
Original Artwork from Across the State
Free admission, free parking
More than one hundred of the finest artists and craftspeople from across New Mexico will be setting up shop at the Santa Fe Community College (SFCC) Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair and the Institute of American Indian Art (IAIA) Holiday Art Market on Saturday, December 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to visit both campuses, which are only a six-minute drive or an 11-minute bike ride apart. The SFCC Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair will be in the Main Hallway and Campus Center at 6401 Richards Ave. The IAIA Holiday Art Market will be in the Performing Arts and Fitness Center at 83 Avan Nu Po Road. Admission and parking are free at both events.
Artists from Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Taos, Cochiti Pueblo, Santo Domingo Pueblo, Farmington, and other locations will participate in both events.
IAIA will feature the work of Indigenous artists, including traditional incised and carved pottery from Eric Tafoya (Santa Clara Pueblo), traditional and contemporary beadwork by Shannon Hooper (Fallon Paiute and Shoshone), traditional ash and sweetgrass baskets by Barbara Robidoux (Eastern Cherokee), functional porcelain and stoneware by Margarita Paz Pedro (Laguna Pueblo and Santa Clara Pueblo), wood carvings including Kachinas by Timothy Talawepi (Hopi), photography, linocuts, and screen prints by Tiara Yazzie (Diné), and more.
The SFCC Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair will feature jewelry, metal art, tinwork, holiday ornaments, hand carved birds and angels, beadwork, baskets, leatherwork, quilts, handmade vintage stockings, wreaths, straw applique, photography, greeting cards, scarves, ponchos, wooden bowls, ceramic dishware and mugs, decorated elk & deer skulls/antlers, fiber art, small canvas paintings, aroma products and much more.
See more information at www.iaia.edu/holidaymarket.
- SFCC: Facilities Coordinator Fran Nawrocki at 505-428-1675 or visit www.sfcc.edu
- IAIA: Alumni and Donor Relations Coordinator Danielle Murzynsky-Obiekwe (Chickasaw Nation) or visit www.iaia.edu
About the Institute of American Indian Arts: The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA)—the birthplace of contemporary Indigenous American art—has been the educational home for esteemed and innovative artists, writers, filmmakers, performers, and leaders since 1962. IAIA continues to grow on its stunning 140- acre campus in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Named one of the top art institutions globally by UNESCO and the International Association of Art and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, IAIA offers undergraduate degrees in Cinematic Arts and Technology, Creative Writing, Indigenous Liberal Studies, Museum Studies, Performing Arts, and Studio Arts; graduate degrees in Creative Writing, Studio Arts, and Cultural Administration; and certificates in Broadcast Journalism, Business and Entrepreneurship, Museum Studies, and Native American Art History. The college serves approximately 500 full-time Native and non-Native American students from around the globe, representing nearly a hundred federally recognized tribes. Learn more about us at www.iaia.edu. Follow us: IAIA on Facebook and IAIA on Instagram.
For more than 35 years, Santa Fe Community College has been the gateway to success for individuals and the community by providing affordable, high quality educational programs that serve the social, cultural, technological, and economic needs of a diverse community. SFCC is a designated Best for Vets and Military Friendly school. The college serves more than 12,000 students per year in its credit, noncredit and adult programs. For further information, visit sfcc.edu or call 505-428-1000. Follow us: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn.